Norman Centre will get 22 more spaces to accommodate restaurant patrons.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Additional parking for nearby Norman Centre has been approved. Upper St. Clair commissioners voted to allow expansion of the parking area to accommodate 22 more spaces in the office-retail complex, off Route 19. A retaining wall, guardrail and additional buffer features also are in the plans. An as-yet-unnamed restaurant is taking the place of longtime tenant Pearl Vision, requiring more parking. “We’re not at liberty to make an announcement as to who that is,” Robert Sapsara, vice president of Norman Centre management company Crossgates Inc., told commissioners at their meeting on Sept. 4. Also at the meeting: Stay tuned to Patch for developing details. Follow Peters Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Friendship Village’s health center goes through major renovations.
Friendship Village of South Hills' health center is undergoing a $4.4 million renovation, expected to begin this September and estimated to take a year to complete. According to the health center administrator for the Upper St. Clair assisted living center, Russ Firewicz, NHA, “The health center at FVSH is an 89-bed nursing facility originally constructed in 1984, which has not seen any major renovations in the past 10 years.” He said he is “very happy” that the long-awaited renovation is moving forward. Saxton Strategic Space Solutions, an interior design firm based in Des Moines, Iowa, and the general contractor, Large Contracting Services, Inc. based in Large, Pa., are handling this project. Even the residents had a chance to …