Wednesday, April 17, 2013
A section of roadway near the Muse Volunteer Fire Department was closed last week because of a leak. It remains closed while Columbia Gas crews replace the gas line there.
If you're driving in the Muse area, beware: A section of Muse-Bishop Road remains closed this week. A spokeswoman working at the scene Monday said that a gas leak had prompted the closure of the roadway near the Muse Volunteer Fire Department last week. She said that it will likely remain closed for about a week as crews from the gas company work to replace that gas line. Flaggers are on hand to waive traffic through a detour.
Friday, March 1, 2013
These were the most-popular stories on Canon-McMillan Patch this past month.
Before we shut the door on February, let's take a look back at the most-read stories of the month. (Drum roll, please!) 10. DEP Spokeswoman Blasted for Comments About Marcellus Shale-Related Hearing 9. Muse Man Announces Bid for Cecil Township Board of Supervisors Seat 8. Mayor Confirms Heroin Bust in Canonsburg 7. Cecil Woman Announces Supervisor Run 6. Obituary: Eric J. Gennuso, of Cecil 5. Owner of Big Fella's, McGrogan's Tap Room Jailed For Allegedly Threatening Borough Officials 4. UPDATED: Shooting Incident Confirmed in Canonsburg, One Injured 3. Nearby: Coroner Releases Name of I-79 Crash Victim 2. $2K in Cash, Seven Bricks of Heroin Found During Canonsburg Drug Bust And the most-read story of the month was... 1. Open Letter: Why …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Have you signed the petition yet?
Hey, Cecil Township residents, which zip code do you live in? Is it 15017, or 15055? Or could it be 15057, 15317, 15321 or 15350? Yes, there are six zip codes that cover the municipality, and Cecil officials say it’s time for a change. The township is petitioning the U.S. Post Office to ask it to allow Cecil Township to have a uniform zip code. “According to the 2010 census information, Cecil Township had a 15.5 percent growth scattered throughout six different zip codes,” township Manager Don Gennuso wrote in a letter to the department. “Three of these post offices, Lawrece, Cecil and Muse, are located within our geographic area. In that some of the local post offices may be curtailing their hours of operation, the leadership of the …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Oct. 8, 1926 - Feb. 9, 2013
Dorothy LaBella, of Muse passed away Saturday Feb. 9, 2013 in the Washington County Heath Center. She was born in Muse, the daughter of the late Michael Danyo and Mary Lopatra Danyo Oluich. Mrs. LaBella was a home maker and Orthodox by faith. On Jan. 7, 1945 she married Russell LaBella, who died on April 23, 2005. Surviving are her daughter Sandra Rossaro, two grandsons, Russell (Kim) Rossaro and Christopher Rossaro, a great grandson George Russaro; two sisters; Olga (Joseph) Mikus of McMurray and Sophia “Bunnie” (Carl) Stoperich, a brother Michael Oluich of Pittsburgh, and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to her husband are two brothers, Edward Danyo, who died Sept. 3, 2011, and William Danyo, who died March 21, 2012, a …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The call came in around 11:15 p.m. Monday.
Firefighters rescued two cats from a house fire in Muse Monday night, first responders said. But it only took a short time to get the fire at 43 Maple St. under control—and sources said the blaze was contained to the basement. A dryer was said to be the cause, according to firefighters. Minimal damage was reported. Cecil, Muse and Houston volunteer fire departments responded. No further information was immediately available early Tuesday morning.
The meeting for township residents will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Cecil Township residents, do you have something on your mind regarding the municipality? Then supervisors would like you to stop by for a town meeting scheduled for tonight. Cecil Township Supervisors will hold the Town/Outreach Meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the meeting room in the municipal building to discuss issues important to area residents. Residents from Bishop, Venice, Montour, Southview, Gilmore, Gladden Heights, Jumbo, and Turntable are invited to attend.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Three local fire departments responded.
A residential structure fire broke out Wednesday at about 11:30 p.m. at 186 Locus St. in Muse. A wood burner caused the fire. Minimal damage was reported. Cecil, Muse and Houston volunteer fire departments responded to the incident.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The department held a boot drive in October that raised they money they used to buy bikes and other toys this week.
This past week, the crew from the Muse Volunteer Fire Department went on its annual trip to the store to buy bikes and other kid-favorites for the annual Toys for Tots drive. The crew spent just more than $1,600 on the toys. This is the eighth year the department has participated in the program. And local folks can get involved, too. There will be a toy drive at the Muse fire station 9 a.m. until noon on Dec. 1. "If you want to participate, please bring a new toy valued at $5 or greater. Or, if you prefer, monetary donations will be accepted also. Santa Claus will be in attendance, so bring the kiddies," department safety officer Paul Smith said.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Have an issue to take up with the Cecil Township Board of Supervisors? Your chance is coming up soon!
Muse residents: The Cecil Township supervisors want to hear from you. The board has announced a community outreach meeting to be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Muse Volunteer Fire Department. The meeting is being held to "discuss issues important to the residents," township officials said in a release.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Charges are pending against Michael Boyle, police said.
A Meadowlands man was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence following a crash around 11 p.m. Saturday in Muse. Police said the charges against Michael Boyle are pending the results of a blood draw taken at Canonsburg General Hospital. According to police, Boyle said he was driving north on Muse Bishop Road before losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a parked pickup truck in a gravel lot at 277 Muse Bishop Road. When speaking with Boyle, officers said they smelled alcohol emanating from him, and they also noted his eyes were glassy and bloodshot. He admitted to drinking numerous beers at a bar prior to the crash, police said. Boyle was taken to Canonsburg General Hospital by ambulance for treatment of injuries …