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Community pool to open Monday

Clairton's community pool in Clairton Park will open for the season Monday.

The pool, which has a water slide and baby pool, will be open from noon to 7 p.m. seven days a week. Season passes will be sold at a discounted rate of $45 at a presale from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the municipal building, 551 Ravensburg Blvd. The regular cost for a pass is $50 for residents and nonresidents. General admission is $5. Children shorter than 3 feet are admitted free.


Borough manager search proceeds on time

Dormont council will conduct the second round of interviews for borough manager Tuesday and Wednesday.

Interviews with five of the six candidates will be in person; one will be interviewed via Skype. Council hopes to narrow the search to two candidates, who will receive background checks, council President Bill McCartney said in an email. He hopes to finish the hiring process by mid-July.

The position was left vacant after Gino Rizza resigned in February. The new hire will be Dormont's 10th borough manager since 2001.


Water company holds summer camp

Children in the Pittsburgh area can combine outdoor fun with learning about water at Pennsylvania American Water Co.'s Wonderful World of Water day camp June 25-27 at the Carnegie Library of Homestead, 510 E. 10th Ave., Munhall.

This three-day program will let campers ages 7-11 explore watershed basics, learn how human activity on land affects water quality in rivers and streams, and discover water pollution solutions.

To register: Emily Salsberry, 412-462-3444 or A deposit of $10 will hold a child's space; the deposit will be refunded upon arrival at camp.


Board to choose superintendent tonight

Steel Valley school board will hold a special meeting at 7 tonight in the high school auditorium to select a new superintendent.

Director Michael Terrick said the special meeting was rescheduled from Monday after a school director complained about not receiving the five-day advance notice, as required by state law, for meeting dates.

Superintendent William Kinavey will retire July 24.


Hot on the Arts to feature local performers

TJ Arts will present a new summer event, Hot on the Arts, at 7 p.m. June 23 at Community College of Allegheny County South Campus Theatre. Darieth Chisolm of WPXI-TV will be host, and Pittsburgh performers Tim Hartman and Lenora Nemetz will be featured, with about 30 Thomas Jefferson High School theater alumni and current students in a cabaret-style performance.

The event will raise money for arts scholarships in the West Jefferson Hills School District and to introduce a new community theater event to the South Hills. "Hot on the Arts integrates stage professionals with students and graduates from our own community," Karen Suszynski, TJ Arts founder and chairwoman, said.

Proceeds will benefit three scholarships to Thomas Jefferson seniors and the STArts Program, which provides performing arts classes to students of artistic promise and financial need. Hot on the Arts is co-sponsored by CCAC South Campus Theatre.

Tickets $30;, 412-655-0747 and at the door;

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First Published June 7, 2012 7:00 AM


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