Thursday, February 21, 2013
The fundraising event will be held at Salvatore's in south Baldwin on Feb. 23.
Whitehall Borough's 6th Annual Winter Blues Comedy Cure will welcome local celebrity Mike Wysocki of the DVE Morning Show to Salvatore's along Curry Road on Saturday, Feb. 23. The event, which costs $40 per person for dinner and a show and $25 for the show only, is a fundraiser for recreational activities in Whitehall. Doors will open at 6 that night, followed by dinner at 6:45 and the show at 8. Dinner includes a full buffet, draft beer, soft drinks and dessert. Ten people will be seated per table, and tickets will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. No one under the age of 21 will be permitted at the event, which will be held in Salvatore's Victoria Ballroom. Salvatore's is located at 5001 Curry Rd. in south Baldwin Borough (…
Monday, January 28, 2013
The incident occurred on Saturday night at Salvatore's in south Baldwin Borough.
Baldwin Borough police went to the Curry Commons shopping plaza in south Baldwin at around 10:33 p.m. on Saturday for a report of multiple fights and a driver suspected by police of being intoxicated leaving the plaza's parking lot with children. The incident took place after a banquet for Thomas Jefferson Youth Football at Salvatore's of Little Giant World of Catering. According to a police report of the incident, multiple witnesses said that they saw Gregory M. Borneman, 31, of Chelton Avenue in Pittsburgh's Brookline neighborhood, fighting with other men both before and after driving his car in and near the parking lot. A police officer reported that, after arriving at the scene—near the Curry Road-Rosewood Drive intersection—he noticed…
Lots of Baldwin-Whitehall area restaurants, shops and other great places can be found in our directory. Review them here!
This week's restaurant spotlight is McCoy's Pub, located in the Curry Commons shopping center along Curry Road in Baldwin Borough. McCoy's is a classic neighborhood sports bar, featuring televisions and a number of choices for drinks, pizzas and wings. The restaurant also was a Baldwin-Whitehall Patch 2012 Readers' Choice runner-up for Best Bar. Have you been to this restaurant? Review it on the McCoy's Pub directory listing. --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the daily Baldwin-Whitehall newsletter.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Where to buy a Powerball ticket in Baldwin-Whitehall and the odds of winning the jackpot.
The historic Powerball jackpot rose to a record $500 million on Tuesday, and many Baldwin-Whitehall residents are expected to purchase a ticket on Wednesday—if they haven't already. According to this Pennsylvania Lottery Web page, there are quite a few places to purchase a Powerball ticket in Baldwin-Whitehall. There has been no Powerball winner since Oct. 6. The chance of winning the $500 million jackpot is 1 in 175,223,510. The Powerball is drawn every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. Ticket sales are cut off at least 59 minutes before the draw. Each ticket costs $2. Good luck. You'll need it! --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the daily Baldwin-Whitehall newsletter.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
And three other stories in these Whitehall police notes.
Burglary on Orchard Hill Drive The caretaker of a house in Whitehall Borough's 5300 block of Orchard Hill Drive contacted police at around 11:55 p.m. on Nov. 20 to report that that house had been burglarized, Whitehall police Chief Donald R. Dolfi said. Police officers arrived at the house shortly thereafter and found evidence indicating that it had been broken into, Dolfi said—namely, a window had been damaged. Dolfi said that the caretaker reported several "collectibles" missing from the house, but the total amount of stolen items and their aggregate value is not yet known. The Allegheny County district attorney's crime scene unit has processed the scene, Dolfi said, including taking physical evidence from it, like fingerprints, and …
Friday, November 23, 2012
What small business would you like to try in Baldwin-Whitehall?
With Small Business Saturday here on Nov. 24, we're starting this conversation: If you could open any small business in Baldwin Borough, Whitehall Borough or Baldwin Township, what would it be and why? We've posted quite a few Visions for Vacancies articles, but now, we're asking you what business that you'd like to try yourself to make successful in our district. You can pick the spot—Route 51, Curry Commons, Caste Village, Streets Run Road, McNeilly Road, Brownsville Plaza, Churchview Avenue or somewhere else. You name it. What would you sell, and why? --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the daily Baldwin-Whitehall newsletter.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The PA Library Association honors Whitehall, and weeds-notice letters are sent to property owners near Curry Road (notes from Wednesday night's borough meeting).
Whitehall Library Honors The Whitehall Public Library is taking top honors this week at a gathering of Pennsylvania librarians, Whitehall Library Board Secretary Cristina Brady told Whitehall Borough council members at their meeting on Wednesday night. Brady said that the Whitehall Library won the Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries 2012 Public Relations Award for a marketing campaign developed by library Director Paula Kelly and Adult Program Coordinator Denise Ignasky and used in the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council's English-as-a-Second-Language classrooms to promote Whitehall's Library Easy Access for Residents in Need (LEARN) program. UPDATE: On Oct. 15, representatives of the LEARN program will be filmed for an episode of …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The shrubbery is crowding lanes of traffic, and other notes from Wednesday's council meeting.
Weed 'Em Out If weeds from private property are spreading out and covering public roadways, who should be responsible for cutting them down? Whitehall Borough Councilman Robert McKown brought up the topic at Wednesday night's council meeting. McKown said that he's noticed high grass and other shrubs crowding both lanes of travel along Curry Road in the southern part of Whitehall. "It's actually impeding upon the travel area of the road," McKown said, citing safety concerns. "You can't even see the curbs anymore." McKown suggested that Whitehall's Public Works employees travel both sides of Curry and cut down the weeds that have moved past private property lines. He also wants those properties' owners to be contacted about maintaining their…
Saturday, September 15, 2012
May 14, 1950 - Sept. 11, 2012.
Roger J. Eyrolles, of Baldwin Borough, a longtime youth baseball coach in Baldwin-Whitehall, has died at the age of 62, according to his obituary in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Eyrolles had been diagnosed in July with pancreatic cancer, the Post-Gazette reported, and died on Tuesday. According to the newspaper, Eyrolles coached youth baseball for more than 20 years, continuing to do so even after his son was done playing. Friends will be received at Griffith Mortuary on Brownsville Road in South Park Township (just south of the Baldwin Borough border) this Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m., and a Mass will be celebrated at Nativity Catholic Church on Curry Road in South Park on Monday at 10 a.m. The Western Pennsylvania Chapter…
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Spaces are available for lease.
It wasn't too long ago that this writer would frequent the Curry Commons shopping center in Baldwin Borough for a hoagie from Mariana's Pizza or a carton of iced tea from the corner mini-mart. Man, what was the name of that place? Haf-Mart? In any event, those stores are long gone, and with them has come vacancies along Curry Road. But Burns & Scalo Real Estate Services has those properties available for lease, and the annual rent, according to the Burns & Scalo website, is negotiable. Currently occupying space at Curry Commons are places like Salvatore's (banquet hall), South Hills Embroidery (apparel and design shop) and McCoy's Pub (bar/restaurant), among others. Across the street is Legacy Lanes (bowling) and a couple of auto repair …