Friday, April 26, 2013
Kennedy, Neville Island and North Fayette townships are among the municipalities slated for improvements.
Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. plans 13 pipeline improvement projects across the Greater Pittsburgh area in the second quarter of 2013. The projects total more than $16 million and more than 15 miles of natural gas infrastructure upgrades in Allegheny, Beaver and Washington counties, according to a news release. Of the seven projects in Allegheny County, North Fayette will receive 4,000 feet of pipe on Cliff Mine Road; Kennedy will receive 3,400 feet on Ehle Avenue; and Neville Island will receive 5,750 feet on Route 51. Mark Kempic, president of Columbia Gas, said in a statement the company plans to invest more than $140 million in 2013 in replacing and upgrading infrastructure across the Pennsylvania service territory. Many of the …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The closure for the $2 million project is expected to continue through late August.
The ramp from Old Steubenville Pike to eastbound Route 22 at the McDonald Interchange in North Fayette Township will close long-term beginning on Monday, April 22. In addition, PennDOT has announced a long-term closure of the right lane on eastbound Route 22 will occur. Crews will be extending the acceleration lane from the on-ramp onto eastbound Route 22. The ramp and lane closure will begin at about 7 a.m. on Monday and continue around-the clock through late August. The bridge over the Montour Trail, which is between Route 980 and Old Steubenville Pike, has been closed since late February. This closure will remain in place through late August as well, PennDOT said. The $2 million project includes bridge superstructure and …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The North Fayette restaurant is up against classic chain Ted’s Montana Grill. The ultimate burger champion will be declared tonight.
Burgatory is one of the top two finalists in the BurgerBusiness.com Burger Brackets championships, sponsored by A-1 Steak Sauce. If enough fans vote in the bracket contest, then Burgatory, located in The Pointe at North Fayette, will be crowned champion tonight as 2013's best burger place in America. The newcomer indie restaurant, which also has a Fox Chapel location, is facing off against Ted’s Montana Grill, a classic chain in the finals for the second consecutive year. Any prior votes cast are wiped clean. Voting closes at 11 p.m. (eastern time) tonight, April 8, when a winner will be declared. Click here to cast your vote. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
The North Fayette restaurant needs your support before voting closes at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Burgatory, located in The Pointe at North Fayette, is known for a 'helluva burger' and 'heavenly shakes.' Now fans of the restaurant's burger menu have put Burgatory in the top running of the BurgerBusiness.com Burger Brackets, sponsored by A-1 Steak Sauce. In the spirit of March Madness, Burgatory has reached the "Final Four" after being whittled down from an epic battle of 64 contenders. The eateries invited to participate in the bracket contest represent a mix of big chains, small chains and indie burger joints, according to the site. Burgatory made it to the "Sweet 16" then mustered enough fan support to vanquish the nationally known and loved Twisted Root. The restaurant, which also has a Fox Chapel location, is now facing off with …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Allegheny League of Municipalities, County Executive Fitzgerald designate 21 municipalities as 2013 Banner Communities.
Moon and North Fayette townships are being recognized as two of nearly two dozen "banner communities" throughout Western Pennsylvania. The Allegheny League of Municipalities and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald recently announced 21 communities that received the special designation. Pete Poninsky, chairman of ALOM and mayor of Leetsdale, said the communities chosen have a significant amount of intergovernmental cooperation efforts in place, as well as community activities, and mentoring and educational programs taking place. Obtaining the "Banner Community" status indicates that a community uses best practices in all aspects of operations and governs in an inclusive, collaborative manner, according to a news release. Fitzgerald …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The sports bar chain, known for its scantily clad waitresses, will open a location in the former Lone Star Steakhouse building.
Celtic-themed sports bar and eatery Tilted Kilt will soon open for business in the former Lone Star Steakhouse building in North Fayette. The restaurant, known for its servers who don tiny tartan skirts, will open its new location at 120 Andrew Drive, just outside Robinson Township. The Arizona-based company serves up burgers, wings and sandwiches. The Tilted Kilt company purchased the property in July, according to county property records. An opening date for the eatery was not immediately available. The national restaurant chain will hold auditions for its serving staff April 11 at its existing restaurant on Pittsburgh's North Shore. The time of the try-out is not immediately available. The North Fayette restaurant is seeking to …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
An Imperial woman has been taken into police custody in connection to a Steubenville Pike bar homicide.
An Imperial woman has been arrested in connection to a Monday morning homicide at the Fort Pitt Inn in North Fayette. Gloria Mazzocco, 60, is the mother off alleged gunman David Mazzocco, who police say opened fire in the Steubenville Pike bar, killing a 29-year-old man and injuring others. Gloria Mazzocco was taken into custody at her residence today. Her son, angered by a text message while at the Fort Pitt Inn, exited the bar and re-entered with a gun—opening fire and killing James Adams, of Imperial, and injuring at least two other patrons, police said. The incident occurred just before 1 a.m. Sunday. Patrons at the bar attempted to subdue David before North Fayette Police took him into custody. David was prohibited from possessing…
Monday, March 11, 2013
An Imperial man is suspected in an early morning homicide on Steubenville Pike.
A man enraged by a text message opened fire early this morning inside the Fort Pitt Inn on Steubenville Pike, injuring three and killing one, according to police David Mazzocco, 25, of Imperial, is suspected in the shooting, Allegheny County Police said. Mazzocco opened fire in the bar just before 1 a.m., as about nine people drank inside the establishment. Police believe the man became angry while reading text messages on his phone, then left the bar, returning with three weapons, including a rifle. He then ordered two people to leave the bar, and opened fire on the remaining patrons, police said. It is not known whether the shooting was planned. Police believe Mazzocco was having an altercation with his girlfriend. James Adams, 29, …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The store will be located at the Pointe at North Fayette.
The frozen confectionary chain Sincerely Yogurt will soon open a new location in North Fayette. The Cranberry-based franchise, which maintains seven Pittsburgh-area locations, will hold a grand opening for its latest shop in early March at the Pointe at North Fayette, just outside of Robinson Township, said marketing director John Elsman. The chain, which specializes in healthful smoothies and frozen yogurt, opened its first location in Cranberry Township in 2009. It has since expanded business to Sewickley, Monroeville, Wexford and other communities. Elsman said Sincerely Yogurt acquired the North Fayette property in the summer of 2012. The store will be the chain's largest at 2,400 square feet, featuring a party room for children's …
Friday, January 4, 2013
An open casting call for the reality show is today at a local sports bar.
America's Next Top Model will hold an open casting call later today at Latitude 40 on Summitt Park Drive. The long-running reality TV show, hosted by model Tyra Banks, will hold the audition from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the newly opened sports bar and entertainment complex. For the first time ever, male models will be added to the group of contestants competing for the title. Casting directors are looking for females and males, ages 18 to 27, of diverse backgrounds, shapes, sizes and with a minimum height requirement of 5’7” tall for women and 5’10” tall for men. Those who make it through the casting call and become contestants will vie for a prize package that will launch their modeling careers. Moon Township native Kaci Cramer, a fashion…