Tuesday, May 21, 2013
It's primary time in Pennsylvania. Here's what you need to know to get out the vote.
Myriad candidates are seeking nomination for positions on Canonsburg Council, Cecil Township Board of Supervisors, North Strabane Township Board of Supervisors and the Canon-McMillan School Board. Democrats and Republicans can vote anytime between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., when the polls officially close. Don't know where to go to vote? Here are the polling places in Canonsburg: Here are the polling places in Cecil Township: Here are the polling places in North Strabane Township: Still not sure which one you should head to? Call the Washington County Elections Office at 724-228-6750. Check back with Canon-McMillan Patch tonight and Wednesday morning for primary election results. Want to check them yourself? Here is a link to the county website…
Before you head to the polls, get a handle on who's on the ballot for your local elections.
Local Democratic and Republican candidates are seeking nomination for positions on municipal boards today. If you live in Canonsburg, you will be voting for both a mayor and members of council. There are four seats on Canonsburg Council that will be up for grabs in November's general election—with four Democrats and one Republican vying for nomination in the primary. Incumbent Councilman Paul Sharkady, a retired police officer, is seeking the Democratic nomination for a four-year at-large seat. Joshua Czemerda, an insurance salesman, is seeking the Republican nomination for the post. In the First Ward, there is both a four-year term and a two-year term open. Incumbent Councilwoman Patricia Romano, is seeking re-election to the four-year …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Canon-McMillan School Board meets and Tuesday is Election Day.
Busy week. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Canon-McMillan School directors will hold their voting meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the district administration building. The meeting is open to the public. 2. Cecil Township Elected Auditors will hold a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday to set the wage Supervisor Frank Ludwin will earn for being in the position of assistant paving inspector for the municipality’s 2013 paving project. The meeting will be held in the Generation's Room in the township building and is open to the public. 3. Tuesday is Election Day. To read more about the Canonsburg Council race, click here. For more information on the Cecil Township supervisors race, click here. For more information on who's running North …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
We want to know: Will you be headed to the polls?
On Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans across the Commonwealth will make their way to their local polling places and cast their votes for various offices. In our neck of the woods, there are eight candidates running for two open seats for Washington County Common Pleas judge. There are also three Democrats vying for an open seat in Cecil, and a Democrat and Republican are vying for seats on the North Strabane Township Board of Supervisors. In Canonsburg, there are several seeking seats on council, and in the borough mayoral race, David H. Rhome will face off against Tracy Lee Weishner, a fellow Democrat. Then in Canon-McMillan, several folks are seeking board positions, as well. Our question: Will you be headed to the polls to support any …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The agenda for the next North Strabane Township Board of Supervisors meeting has been released.
The agenda for the next North Strabane Township Board of Supervisors meeting has been released. The agenda includes consideration of transferring a liquor license from La Fiesta to Merante Brothers Market, and the site plan for a development by The Meadows Racetrack & Casino called The Street at the Meadows. Read the entire agenda in the pdf file to the right. The meeting is open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, in the municipal building.
Friday, May 10, 2013
It's located right on state Route 19. What kind of business do you think would make a good fit in the area?
Although the sign boasts that the building is home to Affordable Decks and Additions Inc., the building on state Route 19 across the street from the North Strabane Township Fire Department is vacant. The parking lot sits empty, and weeds have crept up around parts of the foundation. Our question? What would you like to see move into this venue? What kind of business would be a good fit for North Strabane? What kind of business is needed in the community? Leave us your suggestion in the comments section below. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, May 6, 2013
The project is expected to be finished in spring 2014.
A big step forward for the new shopping center planned next to The Meadows Racetrack & Casino. North Strabane commissioners approved the conditional-use application for The Street at the Meadows last week, according to the Observer-Reporter. The plan includes a four-story building that would allow 90 one- and two- bedroom apartments on the top sloors, as well as restaurants and office space. The project is expected to be finished in spring 2014, according to the report.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The eight-time Grammy award winner will perform at the North Strabane venue next month.
Originally labeled as a “special guest,” The Meadows Racetrack & Casino announced that Gladys Knight will perform along with The O’Jays on June 29. Known as the “Empress of Soul”—and an eight-time Grammy Award winner—Knight is sure to offer a memorable evening for guests at the North Strabane venue by performing many of her hits from her 38 albums recorded over a 50-year span. Knight began performing gospel music at age 4 and began her singing career with Gladys Knight & The Pips in 1960. Chart-breaking hits such as "Every Beat of My Heart," "I Heard it Through the Grapevine," "Best Thing to Ever Happen to Me" and the number-one smash "Midnight Train to Georgia" established Gladys Knight & The Pips as the premiere pop/R&B vocal ensemble …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Live music, DJs and more fun is planned at the North Strabane venue this month!
Representatives from The Meadows Racetrack & Casino in North Strabane Township revealed its entertainment line-up for May, which includes crowd-pleasing acts of oldies, country and tributes to Bon Jovi, Journey and Jimmy Buffett. All concerts are free admission. Interested? Here's what you need to know if you want to go: Silks Lounge May 3 - 8 p.m. Sam Ferrella and the Holidays (Oldies) May 4 - 8 p.m. NOmaD (Country) May 10 - 8 p.m. N2O2R (Rock/Pop) May 11 - 8 p.m. No Bad JuJu (Pop/Dance) May 17 - 8 p.m. Gilrz in Black Hats (Country) May 18 - 8 p.m. Bon Journey…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The popular restaurant was destroyed by fire last year.
A new Frankie I's restaurant is expected to open in the fall. Owner Frank Iannarelli told the Observer-Reporter that construction is under way at the location of the old Frankie I's on Route 19 in North Strabane. The popular restaurant, converted from a 100-year-old barn, was destroyed by a fire in January 2012 that started in the kitchen. The new restaurant will keep the classic appearance of a barn, but with a modern touch, according to the report.