Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The latest from the office of Magisterial District Judge Robert Wyda.
A Mt. Lebanon woman is facing charges in both Upper St. Clair and Bethel Park following an alleged stealing spree. Upper St. Clair police charged Lisa Anne Chambers, 52, with one count of retail theft for allegedly stealing nearly $250 worth of items from CVS. Bethel Park police charged Chambers with two more counts of retail theft for allegedly stealing more than $700 of goods from Kohl's and more than $250 of cat items from PetCo on the same day. Bethel Park police arrested Chambers after receiving a call about the alleged theft from Kohl's. She tried to run from the scene, according to the criminal complaint filed by Bethel Park police, but was arrested near a transit stop behind L.A. Fitness. Chambers waived her right to a preliminary …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The latest from the office of magisterial district Judge Robert Wyda.
Upper St. Clair police recently arrested a Bethel Park man for DUI in the CVS parking lot. Alan Simon Conners waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday. Police stated that they pulled Conners over in the CVS parking lot after receiving a call from Washington County 911 about a man who fled north on Route 19 from Peters Township after getting into a physical fight, according to the criminal complaint filed with district Judge Robert Wyda's office. Guilty Plea William R. Zapf, Jr., of Carnegie, pled guilty to a summary retail theft charge after stealing a pair of pliers from Sears. Waived Katelyn Webster, of Venetia, waived her right to a preliminary hearing. She's charged with lying about getting raped in the South Park Wave Pool …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
There are a number of nearby pharmacies customers can visit for flu shots.
The Post-Gazette reports that flu season in the U.S. is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade and that the primary strain circulating is particularly hard on the elderly. If you haven't gotten your flu vaccine, it's not too late. The following local pharmacies offer flu vaccinations without appointments: The Allegheny County Health Department recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine. Certain people are at greater risk of serious illness and death from flu: Persons who live with or care for people at high risk for developing flu-related complications should also receive influenza vaccine. Have you gotten your flu shot? Why or why not? Tell us in the comments. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Tell us what you would like to see occupy this empty storefront.
It’s got a prime location along Route 19 in Upper St. Clair, but this storefront has been empty since Lace & Promises shut its doors. Tucked behind CVS, some residents call it an eye sore with the gold foil covering the windows. In our Visions for Vacancy series, we want to know what business you think would make a good fit for this location. Is there something that would benefit the Upper St. Clair community? How could this space better serve you and your neighbors? Share your thoughts, ideas and concerns in the comments below. Tell us what your vision is for this vacancy.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
A roundup of the region's top stories.
Here's a look at some of the top stories from Patch sites in your area this week: Goodbye Crossgates Plaza? CVS May Build New Store Task Force Forming to Save Library 'Pay to Play,' Tax Raise, Staff Cuts All on the Table for 2012-13 B-W Budget Public Hearing on Transit Cuts Thursday Local Student Supports Rabbit Rescue, Fosters Furry Friends
Monday, April 30, 2012
Representatives from CVS met with Upper St. Clair planning commissioners to discuss the possibility of demolishing Crossgates Plaza and building a new store on the corner of Route 19 and Fort Couch Road.
Yes, there already is a CVS on the corner of Route 19 and Fort Couch Road. However, CVS officials may build a new store kitty-corner from the existing location. Representatives met with the Upper St. Clair Planning Commission on April 19 for a pre-application conference. They said they are looking into demolishing the Crossgates Plaza complex and constructing a new store, according to the township's Director of Community Development Scott Brilhart. CVS's current building would then be available for other businesses to lease. Crossgates Plaza is home to a variety of businesses right now including Einstein Bros Bagels, Boston Market, Healthy Pet Products and Chyten Education Services. It is unknown what would happen to the businesses. Gregg …