Sunday, May 19, 2013
Have you seen our local Jobs board?
It's never easy looking for work—full-time or otherwise. But Patch is your home for all things Plum, Oakmont and Verona, including job-hunting. That's why we offer our our local Jobs section where you can find employment listings in or near the four communities. The section is free and easy to use and allows readers to sort listings by category, company and/or other options. Start hunting here. By the way, we have a separate page for jobs within Patch. Check that out here. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Firefighters from several area fire companies fought a house fire in Plum Borough on Thursday evening.
Fire crews fought a house fire on Stonehaven Court in Plum Borough, Thursday. The call came in at about 6 p.m. and the fire burned through the home's roof. As of 7:10 p.m., smoke was still coming from the house but the fire seemed to be controlled. Renton fire Chief Jason Davis said crews arrived to find the home's roof "fully involved." Firefighters aggressively attacked the fire and got it under control. "The building is still standing, which is rare for this type," he said. "The guys did an excellent job." Davis said the house sustained severe water and smoke damage. Though a cause has not been determined, officials think it might have started with a pool heater on the side of the house. In addition to the Plum firefighters from …
Here are five local job listings.
Here are some of the latest job openings in and near the Plum-Oakmont area. To see more information on each job, click on the links below. Laborer at Bealls Nursery (Plum) Part-time laborer needed for hardscape. Clean driving record required. Fax to 412-795-1142 or call 412-848-0638. Home Health Aide or CNA (Verona) A staffing agency is looking for caring people with skills in the home health care field whowould be interested in working for elderly clients. Pay is $5 to $15 per hour. Welder (Verona) A skilled welder is needed for an immediate full-time position at a fabrication shop in Verona. A senior welder is retiring and a replacement for him is being sought. This is a family fun business where everyone gets to know each other. The …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The primary threat would be from damaging wind gusts.
There is a small chance that thunderstorms may become severe Wednesday afternoon in the Plum and Oakmont area, according to a hazardous outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh. "The primary threat would be from damaging wind gusts, but large hail is also possible," the statement says. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday: Lightning, hail, wind damage, we want to see your weather photos. Be sure to upload them to the media box above. Then come back and see the photos your neighbors uploaded.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Temperatures Sunday night through Monday morning are expected to dip below freezing.
Got a plan to protect your plants? The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a freeze warning from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday. A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. In addition, frost is expected not only Sunday night, but Monday night as well. Here's a more detailed look at the forecast: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Many folks celebrate the tradition of Mother's Day by treating mom to a meal.
Treat your mom to a delicious meal this Mother’s Day. Patch found five places that are planning a special brunch on Sunday, May 12. John Anthony's Restaurant & Lounge John Anthony's at 115 Center-New Texas Road in Plum has seatings for its Mother's Day brunch at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and at 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. for dinner. Call 412-795-8666 soon because reservations are filling up. Palmieri Restaurant The Palmieri Restaurant, 951 Old Frankstown Road in Plum is welcoming guests to a Special Grand Prime Rib Buffet with seatings at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. 6 p.m. and beyond. Limited menu is also available. Adults are $22.50 and children ages are $12.99. Call 724-387-2444 for reservations. Luccia Shea's Luccia Shea's, 4733 William Penn …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Here's a look at where PennDOT crews will be this week.
PennDOT crews will be performing maintenance work in the Plum area this week. Work will occur through Friday, May 10. Here's a look at where crews will be working: Lane closures and restrictions should be expected in work areas. ____________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Students returned back to class after a brief evacuation Monday.
Students at Oblock Jr. High in Plum are back in class after a brief evacuation Monday morning. According to the Allegheny County Twitter page, fire crews were dispatched to the school because smoke was coming from the ceiling of two classrooms on the second floor. A county dispatcher said the incident was due to an A/C malfunction, according to Post Gazette reporter John Schmitz.
Here's a look at some local job listings.
Here are some of the latest job openings in and near the Plum-Oakmont area. To see more information on each job, click on the links below. Mental Health Companion (Oakmont) Lifesteps Inc. seeks someone full-time to provide quality care by teaching and assisting clients with daily activities such as cooking, grooming, personal hygiene and money management. Customer Service Representative (Oakmont) Brenntag Northeast, Inc. seeks to hire someone to respond to inquiries involving order placement, price confirmation, product availability and rush requests in a fast paced department. Manufacturing: Production, Maintenance, Machine Operator (Verona) Crew Member (Plum) Wendy's seeks someone who has strong customer focus, initiative, and a can-do …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
See which station in the area has the lowest gas prices.
The summer driving season is just around the corner, a time when Plum-Oakmont drivers brace for more pain at the pump. But maybe not this year. Retail gas prices have dropped steadily since the end of February because more refineries have come back on line after routine maintenance, and crude oil prices have moved sharply lower, reports the AAA . Analysts predict prices could fall another 20 cents a gallon during the next two months because of lower-than-expected demand in the world's two largest economies, the United States and China. According to GasBuddy.com, these five stations are offering the lowest prices: _________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter . Don't forget to sign up for our dailyemail newsletter by…