Monday, January 14, 2013
Did you attend the Christmas tree burning in Verona on Friday? Share!
The Verona Christmas tree burning was held on Friday night. Did you attend? Share your photos with us by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button. _____________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Is your Christmas tree dropping its needles or looking a little tired? Drop it off to be turned into mulch at a county park near your home.
It's time to take down those Christmas trees, and there are many ways for you to recycle them this season. Allegheny County's fifth annual Christmas tree recycling program runs through Saturday, Jan. 19, at all nine regional parks—including Boyce Park in Plum Borough. Verona Borough's annual Christmas tree burning also will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. in the park next to the borough building on East Railroad Aveue. People can drop their trees off at the site. To participate in the county's program, residents can drop off trees from dawn to dusk daily. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from trees. The trees will be turned into mulch for use in Allegheny County’s nine regional parks. Trees may be dropped …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Here's a roundup of items discussed at last week's council meeting.
In addition to passing a preliminary 2013 budget, Verona Council also discussed the following matters: Arcade An arcade might be opening in Verona. Verona Council is giving two potential business owners 30 days to obtain a lease at 742 Allegheny River Boulevard—the former PNC Bank—for an arcade. The business partners had requested a conditional use of the property for the arcade and received approval from the planning commission, however, borough solicitor Craig Alexander said a lease is needed to grant final approval. Because the partners already went through the process, borough officials gave them the time to comply. However, if they can't acquire a lease, the approval is null and void, and it can't be applied to another location. …