Monday, May 13, 2013
Robert Morris University held its 88th commencement ceremony on Friday and Saturday.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald offered three pieces of advice to approximately 220 Robert Morris University students receiving their master’s and doctoral degrees Fitzgerald was the keynote speaker at Friday's commencement ceremony in the Sewall Center Arena on the Moon Township campus. On Saturday, May 11, approximately 500 students received bachelor’s degrees at RMU’s undergraduate commencement ceremony, where Bob Rogers, president of Development Dimensions International, was the keynote speaker. Patch congratulates the 2013 graduates.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
This year, there are a number of specialty camps for different interests.
Looking for a way to keep the kids busy this summer? Moon Parks and Recreation is offering a number of summer camp options. Find out details below or at www.moonparks.org. To register for any of the listed programs, call the Moon Park office at 412-262-1703 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Online registration is open for select programs. Moon Parks Summer Camps (Grades K-4) Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and/or 1-4 p.m.* Location: Apollo Shelter, Moon Park Cost: $60 half day, $100 full day –Moon residents/$70 half day, $110 full day –Non-residents Moon Parks and Recreation will be hosting its own summer camps this year! Camps will be led by Ms. Lisa of the Moon Parks staff. Kids will enjoy creative crafts, fun games, exciting activities, nature walks on…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
McDaniel will manage the Citizens Bank branch on Thorn Run Extension.
Citizens Bank recently named Kenneth McDaniel the new branch manager of the Moon Township bank location at 1132 Thorn Run Extension. As the branch’s “chief customer officer,” McDaniel is responsible for consumer and small business lending, business development, managing branch colleagues and overseeing day-to-day operations at the branch serving customers throughout the Moon area. “We are pleased to name Kenneth as our new branch manager, given his extensive expertise, personal commitment to customers and knowledge of the local community,” said Brian Brant, Citizens Bank regional manager. “Kenneth’s ability to really focus on the needs of his customers will make his a great branch manager.” Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania is a state-…
Many people celebrate the tradition of Mother's Day by treating mom to a meal she didn't cook.
Make reservations and treat your mom to a delicious meal this Mother’s Day. Patch found five places planning a special brunch on Sunday, May 12. Bucca Di Peppo Bring mom to Buca di Beppo 6600 Robinson Town Centre, on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12 and she’ll receive a $20 certificate valid towards the next visit to Buca di Beppo. Click here to make online reservations or call 412-788-8444. Latitude 40 Latitude 40, 200 Quinn Drive, Robinson Pointe, is having a Mother's Day Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12 General admission is $19.99; 6 to 12 years old is $10.99; and 5 years and under is $4.99. Click here to make online reservations. Jackson's Restaurant Take mom to Jackson's Restaurant at 8402 University Boulevard in Moon for …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Check out the tool below to find out which pollen allergens are high in Robinson and Moon townships today.
Springtime has arrived and pollen is in the air. Thanks to the effects of climate change, experts say the pollen count this season will be higher than ever before. Now you can check the daily allergy forecast as easily as the weather forecast. The Allergy Alert tool from Pollen.com above shows which pollen allergens are high in Robinson and Moon townships today. ___________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Get our email newsletter
Writer urges Moon board to be proactive with Wal-Mart property.
To All The Moon Township Board Of Supervisors, I am writing to you supervisors because it appears that your vision for Moon Township is still in the 1990s, and not in the 21st century. I have written time and time again trying to move you into pro-active action when it comes to the Wal-Mart property. The property is still tied up with PennDOT. If Wal-Mart is denied an HOP and further permits to build, what will you do? You need to be ready to rezone the property into mixed use, and include it within the Overlay District allowing for a better use of the property. Our comprehensive plan and overlay district concept of creating a "town center" has been a fake and fraud, as well as a joke. There is no such thing, or vision. It exists in name …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Board of supervisors also approves purchase of new equipment and the final land development plan for a planned non-residential development at Pittsburgh International Business Park.
Seitel Data Co. Ltd. of Monaca plans to conduct seismic testing in Moon Township—even though there is no Marcellus Shale drilling permitted where the testing is being done. At its meeting last week, the Moon Township Board of Supervisors approved a request by the firm, which is headquartered in Houston, TX, to conduct a seismic survey across state, county, and local roads within a small portion of the township. The locations, terms and conditions will be set forth in an agreement to be prepared by the township solicitor and approved by the township manager. At the board meeting in April, the firm had asked to conduct the study specifically on Spring Run Road Ext., a county road, and North Flaugherty Run Road, a township road. The board …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Award presented in Hershey for township's efforts to communicate with residents.
Moon Township has won the 22nd annual Outstanding Citizen Communication Award from the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors for its exceptional efforts to communicate with residents. The award was presented at the association's 91st annual Educational Conference and Trade Show in Hershey in April. The conference attracted attendees from every county in Pennsylvania except Philadelphia, which has no townships. The association presents the award each year as part of its annual Township Citizen Communication Contest to recognize one township for its overall achievement and commitment to citizen communication. Moon Township also placed first in the Electronic Newsletters category for its “Moon Township Monthly” email update, …
Deno Berardi and Calvin Taylor face a variety of charges after incident at America's Best Value Inn on April 12.
Two local men face a number of charges after they tried to retrieve a gun left in a room at the America's Best Value Inn on University Boulevard in Moon. Moon Township police charged Deno Alfred Berardi, 19, of Coraopolis with two counts of persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms; and one count each of criminal conspiracy, delivery of heroin, possession with intent to deliver, escape, possession, possession of paraphernalia and drivers required to be licensed. Calvin Marquis Taylor, 20, of Stowe Township faces charges of persons not to possess, use manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms; conspiracy-possession of firearm prohibited; and escape, filed by Moon police. According to a police report…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Officers from several local departments, including Moon, Robinson and Crescent, will take part in the operations.
The West Hills DUI Task Force will be conducting sobriety checkpoints and/or roving DUI patrols during the weekend of May 3 through 5. The task force includes officers from Moon, Robinson and Crescent townships. Officers from Avalon, Bellevue, Carnegie, Coraopolis, Edgeworth, Leetsdale and Sewickley borough; and Findlay, Kennedy, North Fayette, Ohio and Stowe townships will also be taking part in these operations. In April, the task force made eight arrests for driving under the influence and other charges—and issued 15 citations and 43 warnings. Want to know how much alcohol you can consume safely? Click here. ____________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Get our email newsletter