Monday, November 19, 2012
Here are five job opportunities for those who are looking for work.
Looking for work? Check out these five local job opportunities: 1. Pit Clerk Cannery Casino Hotel—operator of The Meadows Racetrack & Casino—is looking for a full-time pit clerk for the North Strabane Township location. According to the job listing, the successful candidate would "collate and input data generated by the floor supervisors, for the purpose of tracking player activity in the table games department," among other things. For more information on the position, click here. 2. Sales Representative National Oilwell Varco in Southpointe is looking for a candidate to fill this full-time position. According to the job description, the successful candidate would be "responsible for generating rental and sales revenue to meet or exceed …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Nominate your friends and neighbors whose accomplishments, hobbies and passions you’d like to see highlighted on the site.
There are a lot of interesting people in Peters Township—and I should know! I'm lucky enough to get paid to meet those residents and tell our township's stories each and every day. However, I still can’t meet everyone, and that’s where I need you—the readers—to help me out. I’m going to be writing more personality profiles on Peters Patch highlighting interesting and influential newsmakers around town. That might include a local author inspiring students, a chamber director who makes things happen or a story about residents with a new business venture open to the community and surrounding areas. This includes students doing amazing things in the Peters Township School District, too. Got a fabulous garden? Perhaps you could be nominated …
Friday, March 9, 2012
The Peters Township owners invite you to stop by the North Strabane business for a cappuccino, a panini or just to chat.
Merante Brothers Market in North Strabane is celebrating its grand opening today. The Peters Township husband and wife team—Anthony and Domenica—are "bringing the neighborhood store back to the neighborhood, but with a modern flair." The new market features a coffee shop, grocery and a cucina—you can dine-in or take advantage of its take-out window. A drive-thru window is also available at the coffee shop. The pair invite you to stop in and check out the store full of meat, cheeses, breads and produce. "Have a cappuccino, get some lunch!" Domenica said. In a recent blog post, they said they like to think of today as the start of Pittsburgh's Italian Renaissance. "Just like the original Italian Renaissance, ours has mosaics and frescos—…
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
A roundup of the region's top local stories.
Here's a look at the top stories this week from Patch sites in your area: UPDATES: Fireman Falls Through Floor Fighting Churchview Avenue Blaze Cecil Township Exploring Legal Challenge to Marcellus Shale Law Liberty Tunnel Improvements, Restrictions Continue Wednesday Dancing With the Celebrities Will Feature Upper St. Clair Man New Shop Serves Up Cupcakes N'At Merante Brothers to Bring Neighborhood Market Back to Life
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Peters Township husband and wife Anthony and Domenica Merante are opening the modern Italian market in North Strabane this spring.
A new market is opening, and it isn’t a name you won’t recognize. Pasquale Merante opened the first Merante Italian family market in Oakland in 1905, which continues to operate today. Now, Peters Township residents Anthony (grandson of Pasquale) and Domenica Merante are bringing the beloved grocery—and more—to the area this spring. The husband and wife team said the mission of Merante Brothers Market is to bring the neighborhood store back to the neighborhood, but with a modern flair. “We’re offering drive-thru amenities, a takeout window, more items to choose from and more room to enjoy—and parking,” Domenica Merante told Patch. She said the family is aiming to provide the product that Italian neighborhood specialty stores used to have…