Sunday, September 30, 2012
The Sweet Shoppe & Nut House, which just opened in Collier Town Square, offers a wide variety of fudge, caramel, chocolate, bark, rice crispy snacks, roasted nuts and gelato.
The sweet smell of fudge and chocolate surrounds you when you enter the new local candy shop in Collier Towns Square. The Sweet Shoppe & Nut House offers a wide variety of fudge, caramel, chocolate, bark, rice crispy snacks, roasted nuts and gelato. You’d think it would be a haven for kids, but it’s also a big attraction for adults. That’s exactly what Laurie Temple, who opened the store in August, hoped when she took the leap from her job as a medical sales rep to become a small business owner. “Everything is very fun,” Temple said. “I wanted to find a business that would appeal to my whole family.” The key to the shop, Temple said, is that her “great staff” cooks the fudge and other treats from scratch. That’s very evident by the fresh …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The discount grocery store chain will open locations along Route 50 in Collier and Scott later this month.
The new Bottom Dollar Food discount grocery stores in the Pittsburgh area are expected to open later this month. Scott Township officials said the new grocery store located on Washington Avenue in the shopping center that currently houses Family Video will open Jan. 26. Meanwhile, Collier Township officials said the supermarket built in Great Southern Shopping Center was inspected Friday and should open by the end of January. Other locations for the stores in the Pittsburgh area include Castle Shannon, Baldwin, Penn Hills, McKeesport, Butler, Ambridge and Aliquippa. The North Carolina-based grocery store chain has already filled some positions, but is still looking to hire workers. “We're always looking for talented people who are fun, …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The new commissary in Moon will replace the PX at the old Charles E. Kelly Support Facility in Collier.
Construction on a new Moon Township military commissary can now "move forward without delay," according to a statement from Western Pennsylvania's congressional leaders. More than $17 million in federal funding has been freed for construction of the commissary, according to a joint statement issued Monday by U.S. Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey and U.S. Reps. Tim Murphy, Jason Altmire, Mike Doyle, Bill Shuster and Mark Critz. Construction on the project was originally slated to begin in July, said U.S. Defense Commissary Agency spokesman Richard Brink. The commissary will cover 43,000 square feet at the intersection of University Boulevard and Interstate 376. It will serve as a trading post and grocery store for active and retired …
Friday, November 4, 2011
Restrictions scheduled through Nov. 11.
Friday, November 4, 2011
PennDOT District 11 is announcing short-term lane closures on I-79 in Bridgeville Borough and Collier and South Fayette townships. Single lane traffic will occur in both directions from Washington County to half a mile north of the Bridgeville interchange (Exit 54) according to the following schedule: Friday, Nov. 4: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5: 7 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday Monday-Thursday, Nov. 7-10: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No restrictions will occur during the peak periods weekdays between 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m to 7 p.m. The $2.6 million project includes repairs on three bridges, overlays, joint sealing, concrete roadway patching, sign and …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The lane closures will occur overnight.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
There will be overnight single lane traffic on I-79 in Bridgeville Borough and Collier and South Fayette townships will continue this week Nov. 1 through Nov. 3, weather permitting. Crews will be sawing and sealing the roadway. Single lane traffic will occur in both directions from Washington County to half a mile north of the Bridgeville interchange (Exit 54) from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday nights. Single lane traffic in the three-lane section will not begin until 9 p.m. The $2.6 million project includes repairs on three bridges, overlays, joint sealing, concrete roadway patching, sign and guiderail upgrades and other improvements on 3.7 miles of I-79 from Washington County to half a mile north of the Bridgeville …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Single lane traffic will occur in both directions from Washington County to half a mile north of the Bridgeville interchange (Exit 54) from 7 p.m. Friday through 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
There will be single lane traffic on I-79 in Bridgeville Borough and Collier and South Fayette townships, Allegheny County, will occur on Friday and Saturday Oct. 28 and 29, weather permitting. Single lane traffic will occur in both directions from Washington County to half a mile north of the Bridgeville interchange (Exit 54) from 7 p.m. Friday through 7 p.m. on Saturday. Single lane traffic in the three-lane section will not begin until 9 p.m. Crews will be sawing and sealing roadway joints. PennDOT is also reminding motorists approaching lane restricted highway work zones to use all open lanes to the merge point. Please be courteous to other motorists and allow them to merge. The effectiveness of traffic flow in highway work zones is …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Thursday, Oct. 6.
Here are today's tops stories from Patch sites in your region: Penn Forest Natural Burial Park Offers Alternative for Area Residents Controversy Still Brews in Dormont Around Canceled Beer Garden Mt. Lebanon Planning Outdoor Athletics Complex to Border Baldwin Township Grant Will Connect Settlers Cabin to Panhandle Trail Upper St. Clair Named One of the Top Places to Work And the TV Goes To...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Crews will be doing weekend work on both major roadways.
PennDOT is urging motorists to be patient this weekend as construction continues on Route 50 and Interstate 79. Workers will be on Route 50 from Bower Hill Road in Bridgeville all the way to Boden Avenue in Carnegie patching concrete, rebuilding inlets and replacing curbs. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in both directions while work is done from 8 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday. Meanwhile, work will continue on Interstate 79 near the Bridgeville exit. Only one lane of traffic will be open in both directions from the Washington County line to Bridgeville from 7 p.m. Friday until 11 a.m. Sunday. “Motorists should expect significant delays,” PennDOT said in a news release. Also, the ramp to northbound I-79 from eastbound Millers …
Friday, August 26, 2011
The outdoor festival features live music, good food and is fun for all ages.
The last days of summer are winding down and it is important to get in those last few minute fun outdoor activities for everyone in the family. Friday night kicks off the 11thannual Rock the Quarry event at the panhandle trail located off of Noblestown Road in Collier Township. The free, donations are welcome, event starts tonight at 5 p.m. and wraps up late tomorrow night and is perfect for adults and children of all ages. The outdoor festival features live music from a variety of local artists, food, science demonstrations, games and much more. Food booths open first to kick off the evening. The famous hand-cut fries and First Sergeants BBQ are among the food selection for the event. And while enjoying your favorite festival food there …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Tuesday, Aug. 2.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your region: Man Found in Erie Wanted for Rape Charge in Baldwin Borough Alleged Masturbator, DA Strike a Deal Video: Brookline's Angelea Kicks Off Wheelchair Games Discount Grocery Stores Opening in Collier and Scott Road to College - College Essay