Friday, November 30, 2012
Both primary and diagnostic care are available at the new Steubenville Pike location.
Heritage Valley Health System has opened a Robinson Township "medical neighborhood center" in the Staples building on Route 60. The new location, at 6521 Steubenville Pike, offers primary care services through the Heritage Valley Medical Group, with Dr. Denise Wegrzynowicz, Dr. Linda D'Eramo, according to a statement from Heritage Valley spokesman Dan Murphy. Wegrzynowicz and D'Eramo moved to the new Heritage Valley location from their former offices in Plaza Three on Park Manor Drive, also in Robinson. The new center features a laboratory draw site, diagnostic services, including EKGs, ultrasounds, mammography, x-ray, bone density and mobile open bore MRI and CTs.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The First National Bank branch on Steubenville Pike remains closed after the accident, but the drive-through window is open.
A Robinson Township teen who obtained her driver's permit two weeks ago crashed the car she was driving into the side of a bank on Steubenville Pike while trying to park outside Monday afternoon, Robinson Township Police said. Robinson Patrolman Noel Pilewski said no one was hurt when the car crashed through a window and wall into an office area of the First National Bank branch at 6298 Steubenville Pike. The bank remains closed, but employees said the drive-through window remains open for customers. The driver of the car, Elizabeth Pistritto, 18, of Robinson, said she obtained her driver's permit two weeks ago and was accompanied Monday by an adult, as required. She said she'd intended to go to the bank to make a transaction and was …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Development is underway at vacant storefronts featured in Robinson-Moon Patch's "Visions for Vacancy."
The empty Krispy Kreme location on Steubenville Pike will re-open as a Dollar Bank branch. Dollar Bank vice president Sandra Wise said the branch is slated to open on Nov. 19. Renovations are now underway at the site. Built in 2004, the 3,532 square-foot retail space closed as a donut shop several years ago, alongside neighboring Krispy Kreme chain locations in Collier and Monroeville. Dollar Bank maintains local offices on Beaver Grade Road in Moon, Walsh Road in Crafton and Beaver Street in Sewickley. In Moon Township, supervisors earlier this month approved a final land development plan for an AutoZone retail store on the site of the former Triva Pub and Beer Store on University Boulevard. Developers have been in talks to demolish …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
AAA officials have said that Hurricane Isaac may cause prices to rise at the pump.
Pennsylvania gas prices could rise as much as 25 cents in the next week, according to AAA. Hurricane Isaac, which is predicted to make landfall on the Gulf Coast during Wednesday's early morning hours, is expected shut down offshore drilling rigs, officials from AAA have said. The National Hurricane Center forecasts the hurricane traveling at a speed of 75 miles per hour, hitting land from an area southwest of New Orleans. The cheapest unleaded gas in Moon and Robinson townships can be found at GetGo and Sheetz. Sheetz and GetGo locations on University Boulevard and Steubenville Pike, respectively, listed the price of a gallon of regular, unleaded gas as $3.79. Sunoco on University Boulevard also carried regular, unleaded for $3.79. …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Robinson Township Police blotter for Aug. 25.
Robinson Township Police responded to the following incidents and made the following recent arrests. Each items is a reflection of police records and does not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Robinson Township Police blotter for Aug. 3, 2012.
Robinson Police responded to the following recent incidents and made the following recent arrests. Each incident is a reflection of police records and does not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Pittsburgh Police Commander Linda Barone is said to be in improving condition.
A Pittsburgh Police commander who was seriously injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash on Steubenville Pike is in improving condition, said a Pittsburgh Police spokeswoman. Police spokeswoman Diane Richards said Cmdr. Linda Rosato Barone, 54, who suffered a fractured pelvis and femur in the crash, underwent surgery for her injuries and is now alert. Barone was taken to Allegheny General Hospital Friday afternoon after her Chevrolet Impala, which was issued by the Pittsburgh Police department, rolled over a hillside off Steubenville Pike near Napa Auto Parts. Police said a minivan traveling westbound on the roadway crossed the center line to strike Barone's vehicle head-on. Barone was traveling eastbound. Information on the driver of the…
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Robinson police identify van driver involved in accident that injured Cmdr. Linda Rosato-Barone.
A Pittsburgh police commander injured in a head-on collision in Robinson Township is in serious condition Saturday at Allegheny General Hospital after successful surgery Friday night, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Linda Rosato-Barone, 54, suffered a fractured femur, pelvis and ribs in the 3 p.m. Friday collision on Steubenville Pike, the Post-Gazette reports. Robinson police identified the driver of the minivan that crossed the center line and ran into the commander's unmarked police vehicle as Barbara Ann Loniero, 45, of North Fayette, who is in stable condition at AGH, according to the Post-Gazette. Click her for Patch's story on Friday's accident.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Collision occurs late this afternoon on Steubenville Pike.
UPDATE: A Pittsburgh Police commander and others are being treated for injuries suffered in a head-on collision Friday afternoon on Steubenville Pike/Route 60 in Robinson Township. Police said the driver, Cmdr. Linda Rosato Barone, was conscious and alert as she was being taken to Allegheny General Hospital, WTAE reported. She was driving her department-issued Chevrolet Impala about 3 p.m. when the accident occurred, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. An employee at NAPA Auto Parts, about a quarter-mile from the crash scene, said the collision occurred around 3:15 p.m. The employee, who did not want to be identified, said workers had to cut someone from the unmarked police vehicle after it went over a hill. Robinson Police responded…
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The group supports injured and disabled veterans from across the country.
Lt. Col. Henry Riley (Ret.) said he was down and out—diagnosed with Esophageal cancer just after returning from his last tour of Iraq. After battling the disease and retiring from the Navy earlier this year, Riley took up a decidedly unorthodox approach to his recovery: The Florida native bought a bike. "I was suffering from PMS—'Poor-Me Syndrome,'" said Riley, who was introduced to biking by a caseworker at his North Carolina military base. "So I started biking and at first I couldn't do three miles on it." Riley and a group of other bikers just like him, military vets with a history of disease or disability, are nearing the completion of a cross-country bike voyage that began in San Francisco and will end later this month in Virginia…