Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Continue to check this article's address for updates.
UPDATE: The Young Scholars of Western Pennsylvania Charter School in Baldwin Township is closed for Wednesday, according to its Facebook page. UPDATE: All Community College of Allegheny County locations will have a 10 a.m. start, according to the college's website. UPDATE: North Zion Pre-school in Baldwin Borough will have a 10:30 a.m. start, a representative there confirmed. UPDATE: Good Shepherd Christian Preschool in Whitehall Borough will have a 10 a.m. start, according to WPXI. Baldwin-Whitehall School District Superintendent Dr. Randal A. Lutz has declared a two-hour delay for all district schools for Wednesday, March 6. The B-W area, like most of the Pittsburgh region, was hit by heavy snowfall overnight. And according to KDKA, so …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Read here for details and closures.
Updates in bold. ... Baldwin-Whitehall School District students won't be the only ones affected by Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday. To go along with a two-hour delay for that district's schools, students at Baldwin Borough's Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic School and Whitehall Borough's St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin School will also have a two-hour delay on Tuesday, according to KDKA. Saint Elizabeth officials have canceled morning preschool, as well. Whitehall's Good Shepherd Christian Preschool and Tender Care Learning Centers will both have 10 a.m. starts, according to WPXI. The ACLD Tillotson School and Wesley Spectrum Highland Services, both also in Whitehall, will be closed on Tuesday, KDKA reports, as will the Young …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
There are plenty of nearby places to buy supplies.
Local students won't start regular classes again until late August or early September, but back-to-school advertisements have been gracing TV sets and storefronts since early July. What does your little scholar need to get back into the learning groove this year? Are you already thinking about new clothes, notebooks, pencils, crayons and glue? On the hunt for a new backpack? Stocking up on Lunchables? Or are you still thinking about the summer? Is school just too far away? Take our poll! And if you're looking for places to buy gear in Baldwin-Whitehall, check out our directory. Of course, there are several great back-to-school shopping options just outside of our borders, as well. For example, there is a Kmart on Route 51 in Pleasant Hills…
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Speeding detectors, tree planting, Highland Park update and more.
Marcellus Shale/South Hills C.C. Talk Dominates Crowded Whitehall Boro Meeting Read here. Speeding Detectors Whitehall Borough Mayor James F. Nowalk said at a Whitehall Borough meeting on Wednesday night that a "vast majority of motorists are abiding by the speed limit" on Whitehall's Spring Valley Drive, Brownsville Road, Doyle Road and Oakridge Drive, as evidenced by speeding detectors placed on those roads by the Whitehall Police Department. "We do have speeders at times," Whitehall police Chief Donald R. Dolfi said, "but the vast majority of traffic—well over 70 percent of the traffic—is really well within the speed limit." Dolfi said that, even when the speeding detectors set up on those roads are not displaying readings to motorists…
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
And other Whitehall police news from Jan. 24-30.
Man Attacked Whitehall Borough police officers came to the 1700 block of Skyline Drive in Whitehall's Wallace (Prospect) Park area at around 11:15 p.m. on Jan. 28 in reponse to a fight reported near the Baldwin Health Center. When police officers arrived at the scene, they found a 31-year-old man with injuries to his cheeks, nose and arms, and a group of six juveniles ranging from 12 to 16 years old. The injured man said that he was leaving work at the health center when he was assaulted by the six juveniles—four girls and two boys. The man said that he was struck in the back by an unknown object while he was passing the group of kids. He said that they also tore off his jacket. The man did not have any serious visible injuries and he …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Tell us who made a positive impact on your life, private schools included.
The Baldwin-Whitehall Patch wants to know: Who is/was the best teacher in Baldwin-Whitehall? Tell us who you'd vote for in the comments section below. Who made a positive impact on your life? We're not just talking about the Baldwin-Whitehall School District but schools such as St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin, Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic, The ACLD Tillotson School, Wesley Spectrum Highland Services and the Young Scholars of Western Pennsylvania Charter School, as well. This is for both current and former students and teachers. --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your region: Getting to Know Whitehall’s ACLD Tillotson School Video: Doggies Dig Dipping at Dormont Pool Rare Flu Cases Linked to Washington County Fair CONSOL Site Development Hearing Set for Tuesday New Health Center in Peters Gives Women Strength Seminar Will Address Electric Rates (Video rundown of those stories to the right of this page.) EDIT to Video: No PatchCast this Thursday.
Did you know that students from six counties are bused to Whitehall Borough every school day to benefit from highly specialized instruction? Here’s the scoop.
At the end of Girard Road in Whitehall Borough sits a school with which you may not be familiar. It’s called The ACLD Tillotson School, which caters to a very particular population of students from 45 school districts across Allegheny, Washington, Beaver, Butler, Westmoreland and Fayette counties, and it starts its 2011-12 school year on Tuesday. The Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities, or the ACLD for short, is the parent organization under which The Tillotson School was established. Named after Katharine Tillotson, one of the people who founded the ACLD in 1974, the school is a not-for-profit, approved private organization that receives government funding because of the special needs of the student body that it…
Sunday, August 21, 2011
The B-W Patch gives you another best-of list in a weekly feature.
The Baldwin-Whitehall Patch presents its weekly Patch Picks feature, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off and more. This week's Patch Picks are five things to do to prepare for the 2011-12 school year. Check back each week for more Patch Picks. Here are last week's picks, which featured five new or coming-soon businesses to the Baldwin-Whitehall area or nearby.