Monday, April 15, 2013
Lots of Peters Township restaurants, shops and other great places can be found in our directory. Review them here!
This week's local business spotlight is Green with Ivy Flowers and Gifts of the Donaldson's Crossroads Shopping Center. The specialty floral and gift shop sells flowers for weddings, sympathy greetings, holidays and other special events. It also has an array of gift baskets and throws for sale and offers portrait services. Have you been there? Review this business on the Green with Ivy Flowers and Gifts directory listing.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Customers have to scan their card before proceeding through the self checkout.
Giant Eagle stores are now requiring that shoppers using self-checkout lanes have a store loyalty card. The Post-Gazette reports the supermarket chain recently began rolling out technology in its stores requiring a Giant Eagle Advantage Card for anyone using self-checkout lanes. The technology prompts customers to scan their Advantage Card before proceeding to scan items for purchase. In the past, anyone could use the self-check out aisles regardless of loyalty card status. Dick Roberts, Giant Eagle spokesman, told the newspaper that requiring an Advantage Card ensures that customers are receiving weekly specials, GetGo fuelperks, cash register coupon offers and other savings. This move also allows the store to contact customers if there …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Looking for work? Here are some local job opportunities.
Are you looking for work? Check out these five local job opportunities. 1. Customer Service/Sales Associate Massage Envy is seeking a sales associate for its membership massage clinic in Peters Township. The associate must be available to work days, evenings and weekends. The person hired must provide excellent service to members/guests by answering phone calls, setting appointments, greeting members/guests upon arrival and selling memberships; assist in maintaining a professional front desk and reception area; assist in administrative tasks, including filing and data entry of client records and surveys; and assist in maintaining the cleanliness of therapy rooms, common areas and the store room. Learn more about the position's duties and …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Here is a list of resources, events and services in honor of the Jewish observance.
It's almost time to break out the matzo. Passover arrives on March 25 this year, when Jews across the world will come together to retell the Exodus story over four cups of wine (or grape juice for those who can't indulge), and of course, a large, festive feast. Passover Traditions As the story goes, during their flight from slavery, the Jews did not have enough time for their dough to rise, resulting in a flaky cracker that is eaten instead of bread for a full week during Passover. The diet changes go beyond bread, however, and depend on family tradition. As a general rule, just look for the "Kosher for Passover" label, which, thankfully, spreads to more products year after year. Prior to the observance, Jews clean their homes and get rid …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Iddy Biddy Fashions is no longer located on Valley Brook Road.
Iddy Biddy Fashions, a consignment shop for children, has re-opened in their new location at Donaldson’s Crossroads Plaza. Located in the strip mall next to The Little Gym and Citizens Bank, the new shop is more than double the size of their old space previously located on Valley Brook Road. Additions include a children's play area and a full-size dressing room. The shop carries clothing fashions (size infant up to size 8 youth) and shoes (up to youth size 2). It also has full-sized furniture sets (nursery and child); toys; books; DVDs; maternity clothes; handcrafted accessories such as hair bows, tutus and hats strollers; high chairs; bikes; and outdoor play equipment. Owner Sarah Coligan, a mother of three, takes great pride in her new…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
An open house is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 8.
The Pilates Body and Lakeview Yoga have joined forces and moved to a brand new studio in Lake View Square in Peters Township. The 2,300 square foot, eco-friendly studio accommodates nearly 30 classes per week in both Pilates and yoga. "We are very excited to bring quality Pilates and yoga ... to Peters Township," said The Pilates Body owner and Peters Township resident Colleen Dachille. "Our new studio and added equipment can accommodate more students in all of our classes. And our affiliation with Lakeview Yoga allows us to offer authentic hatha yoga classes taught by experienced and Yoga Alliance certified teachers. Our focus is on the individual and meeting the "mind/body" fitness needs of this community. Something that has been missing…
Monday, April 23, 2012
The Peters Township rock school and music center relocated last week and will now offer more programs, including a summer camp.
U Rock Music Center announced the opening of its new location last week. The Peters Township rock school and music center relocated to a storefront in Donaldson's Crossroads. The new space is bigger than its original location on East McMurray Road near Peters Township High School, according to owner Vince Nemeth. "We were running out of space at the old location," he said. "We needed something bigger and we came across this space. It's so much nicer." Nemeth said the business now has more lesson rooms and plans to offer more programs, including a summer camp. The center embraces all music types and offers individualized lessons to accommodate a wide variety of musical interests, Nemeth told us in a previous interview. The instructors come …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Peters Township police release follow-up details regarding two reported accidents—both of which occurred Sunday afternoon.
Canonsburg resident Carolyn R. Dudek, 34, was rushed to UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh with head and face injuries after she was hit by Danica Sheth's 2011 Hyundai Elantra in Donaldson's Crossroads parking lot on Sunday afternoon. Sheth, 22, of McMurray, told police she looked "left, right, up and down" and didn't see Dudek step from the curb as she began to make a left turn toward Giant Eagle. Police said Sheth was driving at a low speed, however Dudek was knocked to the ground unconscious. Police said she regained consciousness and was able to identify the officer by name. Police continue to investigate. A second accident occured just minutes before the first at the intersection of East McMurray and Bebout roads. No injuries were …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Peters Township Manager Michael Silvestri said crews will be working on a number of affected areas through Saturday.
Overnight, strong storms rolled through western Pennsylvania hitting Washington County and Peters Township—perhaps the hardest. "It's a big deal," said Peters Township Manager Michael Silvestri. In one hour, public works director Pete Overcashier told him the area received an inch and a half of rain (and some hail), he said. A number of areas were impacted due to catch basins filling up with debris. Crews will continue working overtime tomorrow to clean up, Silvestri said. "There has been a number of streets needing clean up," he said. "Inverness, the Heritage Meadows plan, Fawn Valley, Center Church Road and more." A tree was reported down at McCombs Road—crews reopened the road Friday morning. "We have quite a few properties which …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
What have your neighbors been watching?
It's Saturday, and if you're looking to unwind with a movie rental this weekend, you might think about hitting up a Redbox, which has three locations in Peters Township—inside and outside of the Giant Eagle at Donaldson's Crossroads, and outside of the Walgreens on East McMurray Road (near the Crossroads). If you need some tips for which movie to rent this weekend, here are the top 20 Redbox rentals for 15317 and 15367 over the past seven days: Of course, you can also rent flicks from the Peters Township Public Library. The library offers free movie rentals to those with a valid library card. Don't have one? Fill out this form, and take it to the library to apply. Have you seen any of these movies? What did you think? Tell us in the …