Tony LaRussa, Author at ShalerJournal.com

Author: Tony LaRussa


North Hills primary voting locations announced
May 27, 2020
Registered voters living in the North Hills who have not returned a mail-in ballot for the June 2 primary will be limited to one polling location for the municipality in which they live, according to Allegheny County election officials.

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Part of Wetzel Road in Shaler closed for utility pole repairs
May 26, 2020
A section of Wetzel Road near Kiwanis Park in Shaler is closed to vehicle traffic until 4 p.m. Tuesday for utility pole work.

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Shaler families beating boredom with chalk art creations at Kiwanis Park
May 8, 2020
Shaler Township residents this week were invited to break the boredom of sitting at home during the mandated shutdown by adding a touch of color to Kiwanis Park.

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Virus cases in North Hills jump 22.6% in single day
March 31, 2020
Officials are urging residents to strictly adhere to the governor’s stay-at-home order as covid-19 spreads to Allegheny County suburbs including the North Hills, where the number of cases jumped more than 22% in one day.

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The Week: North Hills – March 15-28, 2020
March 27, 2020
Here are some of recent Tribune-Review news stories and features from the North Hills.

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North Hills residents respond to call for food donations to help neighbors
March 25, 2020
Scores of North Hills residents on Wednesday responded to a call for food donations by dropping off hundreds of pounds of groceries in a single hour at a Hampton church parking lot.

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Sisters of Divine Providence holding ‘Super Sweepstakes’ for charity
March 25, 2020
Plenty of people who take a chance at winning some cash hope for a little divine intervention to sway the odds in their favor.

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Most parks in North Hills open, visitors advised to guard against exposure to coronavirus
March 24, 2020
Ross Township today joined several others in the North Hills by shutting down parks and recreational facilities to help limit exposure to the coronavirus.

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North Hills Community Outreach holding food drive Wednesday
March 24, 2020
A North Hills charity is holding a food drive on Wednesday afternoon to help families running low on supplies.

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North Hills municipalities differ on need to cancel public meetings to curb coronavirus spread
March 17, 2020
Officials in several North Hills municipalities have decided to proceed with public voting meetings with some restrictions to reduce the chances of spreading the coronavirus while others are taking a more cautious tact by canceling the gatherings altogether.

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Paid census takers needed for decennial count of North Hills population
March 4, 2020
The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring people in the North Hills to help with the massive job of counting the nation’s population this spring and summer.The part-time temporary positions pay $23.50 an hour and involve door-to-door canvasing of residents who did not respond to the Census survey before the end of April.

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5 school districts in North Hills receiving part of $53.7 million in state school security grants
February 28, 2020
Five school districts in the North Hills will receive a share of the $53.7 million in state grants to improve school safety, according to two local lawmakers.

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Shaler police warning residents about scammers posing as Amazon reps
February 24, 2020
Shaler police are warning residents about scammers posing as representatives from Amazon trying to collect payments.

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FBI agents training in Shaler today, noise and police activity part of exercise
February 12, 2020
The FBI in Pittsburgh issued a notice this morning to alert residents in Shaler that agents will be conducting training in the township until about noon today.

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Inbound Route 28 fully reopens after truck crash, fuel leak near Millvale
January 9, 2020
The inbound lanes of Route 28 fully reopened just before rush hour Thursday morning after they were shut down when a tractor-trailer struck a barrier near the Millvale exit and began leaking fuel onto the roadway, according to authorities.

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Sheetz opens latest store on Route 8 in Shaler
December 19, 2019
If there’s such a thing as a Sheetz desert, the stretch of Route 8 in Shaler fit the bill — until Dec. 19.

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Shaler woman charged in connection with assault of her infant daughter
December 6, 2019
A Shaler woman has been charged with child endangerment in connection with a Sept. 9 assault on her 4 1/2-week old daughter.

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North Hills residents warned about scammers posing as Penn Power employees
September 16, 2019
Officials in several North Hills communities have issued a warning for residents to be aware of two separate scams involving people posing as representatives from Penn Power.

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Traveling history exhibit on struggle for LGBTQ rights coming to Ross Township
July 30, 2019
A traveling history exhibit chronicling the efforts in Pennsylvania to achieve full equality for LGBTQ people will be on display at the Ross Municipal Center next month.

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Sign project along southbound Parkway North causing lane restriction for 12 days
July 29, 2019
Motorists who use the inbound Parkway North will encounter lane restrictions starting Monday night and lasting through Aug. 9, PennDOT announced.

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