Tuesday, April 2, 2013
This year's primary election will be May 21. Take a look at who filed to be on the ballot.
There are several government seats—council, school board, mayoral—up for grabs this year in Plum, Oakmont and Verona. This year's primary election is on May 21. Republicans and Democrats are seeking their party's nomination to appear in the general election ballot in November. Here's a look at who filed to run in local races. Mayor—Incumbent Richard Hrivnak is running unopposed in the Democratic ticket. Republicans Dave Majernik, Joe Tommarello (currently on school board) and former councilwoman Christine Scardina-Gazzo are hoping for their party's nomination during the primary. Tax Collector—Incumbent Harry Schlegel, a Republican, is running unopposed for the party's nomination. He will face Democrat Jeff Russo, a former school board …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Are you considering a run for open seats on school board or borough council?
Tuesday, February 12
Considering a run for Plum or Riverview school board? How about Plum, Oakmont or Verona council? Or a local post in one of the surrounding communities? Nominating petitions for all local elected offices appearing on the May 21 municipal primary ballot are available beginning today, Feb. 12. Nominating petitions can be obtained by visiting the Elections Division in Room 601 of the Allegheny County Office Building located at 542 Forbes Ave. in downtown Pittsburgh between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For questions or additional information, call 412-350-4528. Candidates for statewide judicial and Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas races can obtain petitions by contacting the Commonwealth’s Bureau of Commissions, Elections & …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Check on the election results for the Nov. 8, 2011 races.
These results are unofficial and will become official upon certification by the Allegheny County Board of Elections. Plum School Director (4-year term) Vote for 5 Riverview School Director (4-year term) Vote for 5
Friday, March 18, 2011
A wrap-up of issues discussed at Oakmont Council's March voting meeting.
If you’re making an illegal turn on Wade Lane, chances are that soon, someone may be watching. Borough police are stepping up their efforts to increase enforcement of the turn from Hulton Road onto Wade Lane. Turning is prohibited at the intersection between 7 and 9 a.m. and and 4 p.m. Police Chief David DiSanti said the primary reason for prohibiting the turn is to ensure the safety of pedestrians, especially the borough’s children while they are walking to and from school. “(The illegal turn) is a very grave danger to the children," he said. Concern over the turn is nothing new, DiSanti said. “It’s been a problem for a long time, but it seems to be even more of a problem lately,” he said. DiSanti said he expects that the increased …
Sunday, December 12, 2010
Former Oakmont council member and Oakmont Democratic Committee chairman Dru Taliaferro sounds off on how council spends its money.
I hear that Oakmont Borough Council wants to cut the police department budget and not hire an eighth full-time officer. So much for promises made to the mayor. Now don't get me wrong. The part-time police officers that we have are fine young men and women. Oakmont has been very lucky to have a chief of police who is as good if not better than they come, and he looks for the best ones in the bunch. The young men and woman who currently are working for the borough do an excellent job. So I am wondering why, if the town in this buzz-saw of an economy is able to keep up that tax increase (when they said it was such a bad idea), why can they not look after the public safety for the citizens of this community What happened to the money? Now …