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Pipe bursts, putting Highlands Meals on Wheels out of service

Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch - Citizens Hose Company head trustee John Schulties calls for another part as he fixes a broken waterline in the kitchen area of the Highlands Meals on Wheels that the volunteer organization uses to make meals for the less fortunate on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Jason Bridge  |  Valley News Dispatch</em></div>Citizens Hose Company head trustee John Schulties calls for another part as he fixes a broken waterline in the kitchen area of the Highlands Meals on Wheels that the volunteer organization uses to make meals for the less fortunate on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch - Here's a closeup look at the crack in the 3/4-inch waterline that broke and flooded the kitchen of the Highlands Meals on Wheels used to make meals for the less fortunate. The volunteer organization is housed in an addition of the Citizens Hose Fire Company in Harrison. Photographed on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Jason Bridge  |  Valley News Dispatch</em></div>Here's a closeup look at the crack in the 3/4-inch waterline that broke and flooded the kitchen of the Highlands Meals on Wheels used to make meals for the less fortunate. The volunteer organization is housed in an addition of the Citizens Hose Fire Company in Harrison. Photographed on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, 2:18 p.m.
 

Highlands Meals on Wheels announced Thursday it will not be delivering meals until further notice because of damage caused by a broken waterline in the organization's kitchen in Harrison.

The organization provides food to about 120 people in Harrison, Brackenridge and Tarentum, President Joanne Diller said.

The organization — which normally delivers meals on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays — has not delivered meals since Jan. 1 because of the weather. It had expected to resume Friday.

Later in the day Thursday, the organization was working on alternatives that may allow food deliveries to resume on Monday, said Beverly Carnahan, secretary and co-director.

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