Monday, February 18, 2013
The dance will be held on Friday, March 1.
If you're in the mood for a night out, consider heading to the Riverview Community Action Corp.'s fundraiser dance. The Oakmont senior center is hosting "Moon Over Motown," featuring the music of The Pittsburgh Doo Wop Big Band. The event will be held on Friday, March 1, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Futules Harmar House, 1321 Freeport Rd. in Cheswick. The cost is $20 per person before Feb. 20 and $30 per person after. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Cost includes dinner, dessert, dancing and a cash bar. There also will be Chinese auction items. All proceeds of the event will go toward RCAC to help cover the cost of programs and services for senior citizens in the Twin Boros. To buy tickets or for more information, call 412-…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Vanessa DuVall is accused of stealing close to $10,000 from the Oakmont facility.
A former Riverview Community Action Corp. director accused of embezzling money from the senior center will complete an Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program. Last week, Vanessa M. DuVall, 39, of New Kensington had an ARD hearing before Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge Robert C. Gallo. She was admitted into the program for 18 months. According to the state code, the program is intended to encourage offenders to make a fresh start after participation in a rehabilitative program and offers them the possibility of a clean record if they successfully complete the program. DuVall is accused of embezzling at least $10,000 from the senior center, which is located on Second Street in Oakmont. She was employed at the center from…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Riverview Community Action Corp. is asking for donations to help those in need.
The Riverview Community Action Corp. in Oakmont is hoping to help needy families in Oakmont and Verona this holiday season. The organization once again is asking for toy and food donations to distribute to families in need. Lynn Verratti, information officer for RCAC, said a previous donor is unable to help this year, so it's important for the community to pitch in to help local families. Anyone who needs help can call Verratti at 412-828-1062 to request food or toys this season—it is required to live in Oakmont or Verona. The food pantry is open all year. Verratti said members hope to distribute toys to families on Dec. 17 this year. RCAC also will be hosting a line dancing Christmas show on Friday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m. admission is free, …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Even the rain couldn't keep these dedicated runners away from the starting line.
These photos were taken during Saturday's Halloween Hustle 5K and 1-mile walk, hosted by the Oakmont Chamber of Commerce and Riverview Community Action Corp. Despite the rain, many made their way to the Riverside Park starting line in their costumes to celebrate Halloween! _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Vanessa DuVall's hearing in common pleas court will be held in October.
A former Riverview Community Action Corp. director accused of embezzling money from the senior center will go before a common pleas court judge next month. On Wednesday, Vanessa M. DuVall, 37, of New Kensington waived a preliminary hearing at the court of Plum District Justice Linda Zucco on charges of theft and access device fraud. DuVall is accused of embezzling at least $10,000 from the senior center, which is located on Second Street in Oakmont. She was employed at the center from 2004 to 2011. The Allegheny County District Attorney's office filed the charges against her last month after a year-long investigation. Her court hearing at Allegheny County Common Pleas Court has been scheduled for Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. _______________________ …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Vanessa DuVall is accused of embezzling money from the Oakmont senior center.
The former Riverview Community Action Corp. director is facing charges after allegedly embezzling money from the senior center. The Allegheny County District Attorney has charged Vanessa DuVall, 37, of New Kensington with theft and access device fraud. Charges were filed at the office of Plum District Magistrate Linda Zucco on Wednesday. According to the police report, DuVall is accused of embezzling at least $10,000 from the senior center, which is located on Second Street in Oakmont. A warant has been issued for her arrest. She is expected to turn herself in on Wednesday, according to the DA's office. According to the police report, DuVall, who was hired at RCAC in 2004, doubled health insurance payments to herself, made deposits into …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
The center in Oakmont will be open later to provide relief from the heat.
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Riverview Community Action Corp. in Oakmont will be open until 5:30 p.m. to provide senior citizens extra relief from the day's hot temperatures. With temperatures expected to reach 86 degrees with a heat index of 91 degrees today, county senior citizens can visit any of the county-funded senior center during regular hours of operation (up to eight hours during peak heat times) to socialize and enjoy some activities while taking refuge from the heat. Riverview Community Action Corp. and the Plum Senior Community Center are among the sites that can be visited by all. RCAC is located at 501 Second St. in Oakmont. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The center's phone number is 412-828-1062. Plum Senior Community Center is …