West Municipal News
Share with others:
The borough will host another food drive Dec. 15 for those in New Jersey who were affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Resident Randy Bartosh said a truck will be parked on Fifth Avenue to accept and transport donations. The first collection of items including water and food was delivered to Kearny, a suburb of Newark.
Giant Eagle on University Boulevard has been granted a liquor license transfer from Bethel Park that will enable it to serve beer in its cafe.
Charles J. Marangoni, Giant Eagle director of real estate, told Moon supervisors Nov. 19 that there will be a two-beer limit to consume on the premises with food, and a limit of two six packs may be purchased in one transaction.
The new cafe will have indoor seating for 77 and outdoor seating for 32. Renovations are expected to begin in February or March.
• Residents can drop off yard waste such as tree limbs, leaves and plant matter for composting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Downes Fire Station on Beaver Grade Road near Ewing Road. Brush should not exceed 6 feet in length and 4 inches in diameter and should not be bundled or tied.
• The Historical Architectural Review Board is seeking photos of Mooncrest prior to 1968 for a book about the neighborhood, which was built during World War II by the federal government to house workers and their families employed in factories on Neville Island and along the Ohio River.
The township will offer $100 for the best picture, $50 for second place and $25 for third place. The winning pictures will be announced Jan. 9. Photos should be submitted by Jan. 8 to the municipal offices, 1000 Beaver Grade Road. Information: 412-262-1700.
• Supervisors are recruiting a seven-member committee of residents and business owners to develop a transportation impact fee ordinance. At least 40 percent of the committee will be made up of Realtors, developers and people who work in building industries. They will study roadway sufficiency, develop land use assumptions, suggest road improvements, recommend capital improvements and determine impact fees. Information: www.moontwp.com.
• Supervisors will hold a hearing at 7 p.m. Wednesday to address updates for the township's oil and gas ordinance to comply with Act 13, which limits municipal regulations in favor of statewide standards for gas and oil drilling.
First Published November 29, 2012 5:33 am