Route 51 to close overnight in Jefferson Hills May 8-9
Route 51 (Clairton Boulevard) in Jefferson Hills Borough is closed to overnight traffic today and tomorrow, May 8 and 9, weather-permitting, according to PennDOT District 11 officials. The project began on Monday.
The closures will occur between Worthington Avenue and Peters Creek Road both days from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Crews from Atlas Railroad Construction LLC will install a new railroad crossing. Traffic will be detoured.
• Route 51 to eastbound Lebanon Church Road
• Lebanon Church Road to southbound Clairton Road (Route 885)
• Clairton Road to northbound North State Street (Route 837)
• North State Street to Clairton-Glassport Bridge
• Clairton-Glassport Bridge to southbound Lincoln Boulevard
• Lincoln Boulevard becomes McKeesport Road
• McKeesport Road to Route 51
• Same route in opposite direction
PennDOT is not involved in this work, but is providing information as a public service announcement.
For more details, contact Atlas Railroad Construction at 412-677-2020 or Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway at 330-767-7279.
West Jefferson Hills School District officials will open the doors to Thomas Jefferson High School on May 17.
Doors will open at 10 a.m., and tours will be conducted every half-hour.
Participants can meet the architects for the new high school and let district officials know what they would like to see in the new high school.
The football field will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your own equipment.
From 4 to 7 p.m., Cub Scout Pack 562, Pleasant Hills, will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser. At 6:45 p.m., the classic “Steamboat Willy” animated short, followed by Disney's “The Lion King” will be shown in the auditorium. Admission is free, and popcorn will be offered by the West Jefferson Hills Chamber of Commerce.
For more information, call Tony Sonita, public relations consultant, at 724-600-4731.
The Pleasant Hills Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on May 17 from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
The club is in its 74th year. Three weeks before the event, the women pot the perennials, said Sue Wright, president.
The event, which is the club's major fundraiser, will be held at the Pleasant Hills Borough Building Community Room, 410 East Bruceton Road.
The summer recreation program in Pleasant Hills Borough provides six weeks of activities for children age 5 through 12 who live in the borough. It will be held from June 23 through Aug. 1.
Recreation hours are from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday.
Register online or in person through the Pleasant Hills Borough website. In-person registrations will be held in the municipal building's community room on June 5 from 6 to 9 p.m., June 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. and June 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. No other registration dates are scheduled.
The registration fee is $50 per child. Discount family rate offers $40 for second child, $30 for third child and $20 for fourth child. Children must be registered by a parent or legal guardian.
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.
- Issues surround apartment complex
- Noise from private practice track irks Baldwin Borough residents
- Council considers dog area at Baldwin Borough park
- County to improve Old Clairton stretch
- Whitehall pool hours extended
- Nepali volunteers get tickets for Baldwin musical
- Impact of cuts won’t be known right away
- Brentwood Borough School Board approves major cutbacks
- Baldwin-Whitehall schools to offer early retirements
- Programs on tap to celebrate Pleasant Hills Public Library’s 70th anniversary
- Read a magazine on your phone with Zinio