TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Aspinwall collecting change for park landscaping during Halloween

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, 5:12 p.m.
 

Aspinwall-area children will be collecting more than candy this Halloween, raising funds to add landscaping that was cut out of the plans for the Aspinwall Riverfront Park.

The borough distributed labels for kids to color and put on soup cans so they can collect change for the park during their trick-or-treat rounds. Funds will go toward the $800,000 effort to add landscaping to the park, which had its budget for flowers cut.

Coins will then be consolidated at the borough's Halloween Parade on Commercial Street from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday; local businesses will also have jars where kids can drop off their collections and everyone can make further donations over the next few weeks. Groundbreaking for the park is scheduled for Nov. 16, when residents will be invited to plant up to 2,000 flower bulbs purchased with the proceeds.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Steelers receiver Brown attends workouts despite contract issues
  2. Grand jury presentment: AG Kane lied, attempted to cover up leak
  3. Plum students protest orders to keep mum about sex cases
  4. Man found dead in Lower Burrell
  5. Whitehall man sentenced to time served for domestic assault of top prosecutor
  6. Injured Penguins optimistic about returning next season
  7. Fayette man dies after accidental fire in home
  8. Crosby, Malkin want to remain in Pittsburgh
  9. Coach Johnston trying to figure out why Penguins ‘fell off a cliff’
  10. Oil’s rebound pushes up price at gas pumps
  11. Tickets on sale Friday for Tim McGraw show