Aspinwall officials: PNC building would not stay empty long
Aspinwall officials are hopeful that the PNC Bank building on Brilliant Avenue won't be empty for long if the bank moves out.
PNC Bank plans to close the Aspinwall branch in June.
Borough officials have talked with representatives from the bank to try to convince them to stay in the borough and a petition to keep the bank in town has been circulating.
Other banks in the area might be interested in taking over the building once PNC Bank decides what it wants to do with it, Councilman Joe Giuffre said.
Council President Mark Ellermeyer said he is confident that the building won't go unused.
“Something tells me that building won't be empty for long,” Ellermeyer said.
Public works crews are removing old playground equipment from the Fountain Park.
Councilman Jim Donahoe said the equipment is being replaced with newer and safer equipment by the Aspinwall Neighborhood Watch organization.
They plan to make improvements to the park.
Members of the Allegheny River Towns Enterprise Zone are looking for a new office space.
The organization is looking for 1,200 square feet and a $600-per-month rent.
Councilman Joseph Warren said Aspinwall would be ideal for the organization because of its location and the layout of the town.
“This is central to the ARTEZ district,” Warren said.
Tom McGee is an associate editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-856-7400, ext. 1513 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Fox Chapel grad, songwriter teams with Lou Christie on latest song
- Fresh in Fox Chapel: Farm market offers plenty
- Aspinwall residents can get rewarded for recycling
- Photo gallery: Fox Chapel library summer camp blends Legos, robots
- Fox Chapel Road to close June 30
- Neighbor: Making backyards bug free a business for Fox Chapel woman
- Sharpsburg councilman says feeding geese an issue at James Sharp Landing
- Blawnox reaches deal with firm for services through end of year