Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Work on the project is poised to begin after a final land acquisition in Coraopolis.
With the final parcel of land purchased for the 78-acre Montour Junction athletic complex, work is ready to begin on the long-planned county project. Construction on the first athletic field will begin later this year, the Post-Gazette reports. The Allegheny County Redevelopment Authority this month purchased a 1.6 acre tract of Coraopolis land from Trinity Commercial Development for $25,000, according to the report. That purchase marks the final land acquisition needed for the long-planned project. The site will connect the trail head of the Montour Trail to the rest of the Montour Junction property. No specific construction date was immediately available. The sports center is designed to straddle Coraopolis, Robinson and Moon, …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Several area properties are listed on Allegheny County's sheriff sale list for Feb. 4.
522 College Park Drive, Moon Township, PA, 15108. Value: $48,770.70. 31 Robin Hill Drive, Robinson, PA, 15136. Value: $158,706.32. 28 Beaver Grade Road, Robinson, PA, 15136. Value: $4,442.39 102 Francis Street, Coraopolis, PA, 15108. Value: $34,461.47. 225 Chestershire Drive, Oakdale, PA, 15071. Value: $146.255.75.
Friday, January 18, 2013
The coach has been suspended from the nearby district, according to reports.
Update: A Coraopolis man and wresting coach for West Allegheny High School has been charged by Allegheny County Police with sexual assault of a minor. William James Morosetti, 28, was charged Wednesday with six counts of institutional sexual assault of a minor, according to court records. He faces a preliminary hearing Jan. 29 in Robinson. Morosetti is also charged with furnishing alcohol to minors. The charges stem from an April 2012 incident. The Post-Gazette reports that Morosetti, who also works as a math teacher at West Allegheny, has been suspended from work in the district. The incident did not involve a current West Allegheny student. Morosetti is accused of having sex with a girl more than a dozen times at his residence, …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Seven players from western Pennsylvania, including one from Washington County, helped the Junior USA hockey team to reach the gold medal game in the World Junior Championship.
Seven players from western Pennsylvania, including one from Washington County, helped the Junior USA hockey team to a 5-1 victory over Canada to reach the gold medal game in the World Junior Championship. Upper St. Clair native Vincent Trocheck scored one goal in USA's 5-1 win over rival Canada in Ufa, Russia. Meanwhile, Whitehall native John Gibson has surrendered just one goal in two playoffs games to help lead Team USA to the Under-20 World Ice Hockey "Junior" Championships. That game will be held on Saturday in Russia at 8 a.m. Eastern time. Riley Barber of Washington has played well in the tournament so far with three goals and two assists through five games in the tournament. Forward J.T. Miller of Coraopolis has two goals and six …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Several area properties are listed on Allegheny County's sheriff sale list for January.
1432 Forest Green Drive, Condominium 1, Moon Township, PA, 15108. Value: $83,535. 41 Greenview Drive, Robinson Township, PA, 15136. Value: $55,087. 76 West Cortland Drive, Kennedy Township, PA, 15136. Value: $93,288. 625 Sixth Avenue, Coraopolis, PA, 15108. Value: $124,818.89. 852 Bocktown Road, Crescent, PA, 15046. Value: $36,657.82 For more upcoming Allegheny County Sheriff sales, visit the Pittsburgh Legal Journal's website.
Monday, December 3, 2012
The holiday-season festival, held last in 1997, marks its return Saturday in downtown Coraopolis.
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Monday, December 3, 2012
Friday, November 30, 2012
Sewickley Heights Police said Jessica Cox of Coraopolis pawned the necklace for $225.
A Coraopolis woman is facing felony theft charges after police said she stole a $20,000 necklace from a Sewickley Heights home where she worked. Jessica Cox, 28, of Ridge Avenue, is charged with felony counts of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Sewickley Heights police were called Nov. 17 to a residence in the 400 block of Scaife Road where the homeowner reported she was missing a necklace valued at $20,000 that she had stored in a purse. Police said the owner had been diligent about monitoring the necklace, described as a gold Aaron Basha necklace with diamonds and charms, because she recently hired a new cleaning lady whom she was aware had a troubled past. Police said Cox had only cleaned there twice. Police said …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The community hopes patrons will eat, shop and celebrate in Coraopolis' downtown district this Saturday.
It's a chance to showcase the Coraopolis business district, said Cara Lindberg Mason, of the Coraopolis Community Development Foundation. For the first time since 1997, the borough will host "Celebrate Coraopolis"—a daylong festival on Dec. 1 that invites the public to eat, shop and browse in Coraopolis' downtown. Businesses in the community will open their doors to the public for the Christmas celebration, organized by the community foundation. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. "Our businesses have a lot to offer and this sort of links people in the community to their area businesses," Lindberg Mason said of the event. The festival will feature children's events at the Coraopolis V.F.W. Keith-Holmes Post, and a breakfast and…
Monday, November 26, 2012
At least one child was hospitalized following a blaze on Fifth Avenue and Main Street Monday afternoon, according to reports
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Monday, November 26, 2012
Victory Tech will begin offering classes in January.
A new Coraopolis-based technical school opening in 2013 will help veterans transition into the civilian work force, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. The Victory Tech Learning School will begin offering classes in January, specializing in technology, math and engineering training, according to the newspaper. The technical school is operated by Victory Media Inc., a Coraopolis-based marketing firm that focuses on military communities, according to the company's website. Victory Media has invested $600,000 in the new venture, the Trib reports. Victory Tech's facilities are located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Mill Street, near the marketing company's current offices. Apprenticeships and 15-month programs will be among the …