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Urgent-care facility opens for business on Washington Pike

| Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, 9:02 p.m.

MedExpress Urgent Care has opened at 3024 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, at the former Burger King location.

The facility treats injuries and illnesses for all ages, and a physician is always on site. Most insurance plans are accepted but not required. It is open every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointments are necessary.

The location also provides X-rays, labs, EKGs, IVs and minor surgery.

Call 412-221-5475 for more information.

Welcome aboard

• Edward Mantich is the new curriculum director and data and testing coordinator for the Carlynton School District.

• Marc Kania is a new part-time parks and recreation assistant for Collier Township.

• Jeremy F. Angus is the new director of development & alumni affairs for Bishop Canevin High School. He was the former executive director of the Ambridge Area Chamber of Commerce.

• John Edward Color & Design, 429 Washington Ave., Bridgeville, has added Beth Foley Campano, Peggy Moniodes, Joan Spratt, Terry Schad and Cynthia Paolini to its staff.

Besides being a full-service salon offering all aspects of hair design and specializing in color, the facility also offers nail services and facial waxing.

Call 412-221-2466 for an appointment.

New office

Accuquest Hearing Aid Center has opened a new office in Collier Town Square, 1597 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, near the Pittsburgh BottleShop.

One of 160 offices nationwide, the facility offers clinical expertise and state-of-the-art technology to service all makes and models of hearing aids.

The staff also provides video otoscopy and hearing screenings. Call 888-928-3955 for an appointment.

A Pittsburgh first

Poli Mortgage Group has opened its first Pittsburgh-area office at 1840 Mayview Road, Ste. 100 in South Fayette Township.

Derek Bayer is the branch manager.

Botanical Garden

The Pittsburgh Botanical Garden, developing in the part of Settler's Cabin Park that straddles Collier and North Fayette townships, soon will open its 18 thematically distinct gardens to the public.

“Peek and preview” tours currently are available where visitors will walk through the newly developed Woodland Garden Trails. More than 2,000 newly planted native trees, shrubs and perennials have been installed, along with a solar-powered irrigation system and an acid mine drainage treatment system.

When completed, the 460 acres also will hold a visitor's center, an amphitheater, a celebration garden for weddings, and a center for applied botanic research.

For more information, see www.pittsburghbotanicgarden.org.

Gala concert

The West Hills Symphonic Band will perform its Gala Christmas Concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the West Allegheny High School auditorium in Imperial.

Clem Rolin, former director of South Fayette's Little Green Machine, is musical director and principal conductor.

The band is honored to have nationally respected composer/arranger Ken Bierschenk serving as guest conductor on his popular arrangement, “A Festive Christmas.”

Also included in the 70-member ensemble's program are “Ukranian Bell Carol,” a new take on holiday favorites called “Minor Alterations,” Sleigh Ride,” “Overture to Nutcracker” and a Glenn Miller styled medley of Christmas pop tunes called “In A Christmas Mood.”

The concert is free to the public.

Incorporations

Local new business incorporations as compiled from recent state filings include:

• G's Window & Gutter Cleaning, 127 Court St., Carnegie; window and gutter cleaning, snow plowing, small construction jobs.

• Yonetica, 915 Edna St., Bridgeville; computer and networking consulting.

• Amity Slippery Rock Personal Care, 110 Rochester Road, Ste. 100-D, Green Tree; personal care.

• DK Construction & Maintenance, 110 Sturgeon St., McDonald; construction and maintenance.

• The Cell Station, 210 Arla Drikve, Green Tree; entertainment and media productions. For more information, call Colleen at 412-818-0299.

Charlotte Smith is a contributing writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 724-693-9441 or charlotte59@comcast.net.

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