Pools will open June 7
The Allegheny County Department of Parks will open county pools June 7 for the summer season, which ends Sept. 1.
The county's wave pools are in Boyce, Settler's Cabin and South parks. A swimming pool is in North Park.
Pools will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily. If a pool does not open by 2 p.m. due to inclement weather, it will remain closed for the remainder of the day.
Family pool passes are on sale. Applications are available at the administrative offices at Boyce, Settler's Cabin and South parks.
The family swimming pass can be used at all county-owned outdoor swimming facilities Monday through Friday except Independence Day and Labor Day. Anyone admitted with the pass must be accompanied by a person 14 years of age or older, and all people admitted with one pass must be from the same family.
Across the Valley
PennDOT will perform the following maintenance and construction work in the Alle-Kiski Valley from Monday to Friday:
Residents will have an opportunity to recycle their old automobile tires for a nominal fee from 9 a.m. to noon June 21 at the township municipal building at 109 East Union Road.
The following is a breakdown of tire costs:
New township road maps are available for $5 at the township building. New township zoning maps are available for $6 apiece.
First-time, new homeowners in the township can pick up a recycling bin at no charge at the township building at 109 East Union Road. Additional bins are available at $5 apiece.
The Armstrong-Indiana Mental Health/Mental Retardation Program will conduct a public hearing at 10 a.m. June 10 on the second floor conference room of the Family Counseling Center, 310 Market St., Kittanning.
The hearing is regarding the 2004-05 mental retardation county plan and will provide citizens an opportunity to ask questions, or to make oral or written comments regarding the plan.
Across the Valley
A health careers information session will be held at the Community College of Allegheny County's Boyce Campus, 595 Beatty Road, Monroeville, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 10.
Health program coordinators will be on hand to provide information on the growing demand for healthcare professionals and discuss curricula. Representatives from fields will include: surgical technology, radiologic technology, occupational therapy assistant, physical therapy assistant and massage therapy, among others.
Financial aid and admission representatives also will be available to answer questions.
For details, contact Jane Greenwood at 724-325-6617.