Baldwin High School's Robbie Cortese volunteers for St. Anne Catholic Church in Castle Shannon.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Rich Fitzgerald and members of the Allegheny County Council will help to properly burn U.S. flags.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and members of the Allegheny County Council will host a sixth annual U.S. flag retirement ceremony at the "By the Dawn's Early Light" Flag Retirement Plaza in South Park on Thursday night at 7. Flags that have become worn and unusable while flying in service to the United States will be properly retired in the plaza's burn pit. Among the groups participating in the ceremony will be the West Mifflin Area High School Air Force JROTC, United States Colored Troops Youth Re-enactment Drum Corps, 6th Regiment United States Colored Troops and local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and American Legion members. --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the daily Baldwin-Whitehall …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Scout was at Baldwin Methodist Church near Caste Village on March 14.
City of Pittsburgh and Port Authority police sent K-9 units to Whitehall Borough on March 14 to search for a man whom a local Boy Scout said pulled a gun on him near the Baldwin Community United Methodist Church along Baptist Road. Whitehall police received a call from the church at around 8:59 that night after several people witnessed a bizarre incident on Baptist between the church and the Caste Village shopping area. According to Whitehall police Deputy Chief Richard M. Danko, the Scout, a juvenile, was attending a meeting at the church when, while standing outside of the building with his friends on a break, he heard screeching tires on Baptist followed by the sight of a man running toward them. The man, described by multiple witnesses…
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
And more notes from a March 6 board of commissioners meeting.
Sewage Rate Rises About $5 Per Month By a unanimous vote, the Baldwin Township Board of Commissioners decided on Tuesday night to raise the sewage rate in the township by $1 per every 1,000 gallons used—from $4.50 to $5.50. The reason for the increase, Commissioner Nick Pellegrino said, is to help fund pending repairs to be made to the McNeilly Road sewage system, though which Baldwin Township, Dormont Borough, Mt. Lebanon and Pittsburgh residents send sewage. Baldwin sewage accounts for the smallest part of the McNeilly system, Baldwin Township Manager Mary McGinley said, and thus, the township will be the least financially responsible for the repairs of the four municipalities. Nevertheless, the repairs will be costly enough that the …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The township borrows $500,000, a local Eagle Scout is praised, and other news.
EZ Auto Sales’ Applications Approved Filling in for township solicitor Tom McDermott, attorney Jeff Hollowood presented Baldwin Township’s solicitor’s and engineer’s recommendation to the Board of Commissioners to approve EZ Auto Sales’ applications for a conditional use and site plan at 514 McNeilly Road. EZ Auto Sales wishes to run a motor vehicle sales agency at 514 McNeilly. Read more about EZ Auto Sales here. Both applications passed unanimously, and each approval was subject to numerous conditions. There were 14 conditions listed in the approved conditional use application, including a single-tow restriction and requirement that all lotted vehicles be in saleable condition. The approved site plan application also listed 14 conditions…