Cheswick Borough Rec Board would like to thank everyone who attended, worked, or donated cakes or prizes for its annual Strawberry Festival on Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at Rachel Carson Park. Despite the weather, it was well attended, and all seemed to have a good time.
You can continue to recycle all paper, including junk mail, glossy paper and magazines, newspaper, phone books, manila and brown folders.
The Stanson Recycle bin reimburses the Borough for all recycled items.
If you would like to recycle but need help getting your recyclables to the dumpster, please call the Borough Office at 724-274-5125.
Springdale Public Library will have a Summer Reading Program beginning June 26 - August 5, 2017. There is a $1 charge per week per class. (No programs the week of July 4th)
Beginning June 6th, there is a free lunch program every Tuesday and Thursday at 12:30 pm. Please call 724-274-9729 to register.
Cheswick Borough is required by Allegheny Health Department to inspect and flush all fire hydrants. The Boro will begin the hydrant flushing process between the hours of 8:30 am -2:30 pm during the month of June. Please be aware that you may experience discoloration of the water after the flushing, but this will clear up. There is no health hazard associated with the discolored water.
Cheswick Recreation Board is looking for new members to revitalize their committee. The Recreation Board provides recreation activities for the community. There are meetings at the Borough Building on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. The annual Strawberry Festival that is held on the first Sunday in June is the largest activity. This is a good opportunity to get to know your neighbors and provide a day of good food and activities. Please contact Bob Kristof at [email protected]
for more information.
Junk-B-Gone on Route 66 is accepting old televisions at $20 per TV. You can contact them at 724-468-3443. Go on Route 66 toward Greensburg about 3 miles by the RV Dealership. There is a Volkswagen split on a pole on the right side of the road, and that is the place.
There is a Free Rides for Seniors Shuttle that transports seniors in our community to grocery shopping and UPMC medical appointments in the Route 28 corridor.
Communities served by the shuttle include: Brackenridge, Cheswick, Etna, Millvale, Oakmont, Natrona Heights, Springdale, Tarentum, and Verona. The shuttle runs on different days for different communities. Please call 412-449-0151 for a schedule.
The shuttle is driven and dispatched by friendly volunteers from North Hills Community Outreach and funded by St. Margaret Foundation. The service is truly free - seniors (60 and older) do not pay for the service.
Seniors are encouraged to call Kerry or Danielle at the Free Rides for Seniors office at 412-449-0151 to learn more about the shuttle.
Please note that this shuttle can only accommodate ambulatory seniors.
Caucus Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month. Council Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. Both meetings are held at the Borough Building and begin at 7:00 pm. All are welcome to attend. Minutes can be requested through our website.
The Paralyzed Veterans have placed a red collection bin in the Rachel Carson Parking Lot as well as at the Maclean Parklet. They are accepting clean bedding (sheets, blankets, bedspreads, towels, clothing and shoes. All items donated are appreciated and they benefit our paralyzed veterans.
Under the new law Act 32, Pennsylvania's system for collecting local Earned Income Tax will be streamlined down to 69 new countywide tax collection districts. Starting January 1, 2012, all Pennsylvania employers (excluding those in Philadelphia) must withhold the local earned income tax as part of their payroll obligations. Cheswick Borough office will no longer collect local wage taxes for residents after the 2011 tax year.
Keystone Collections handles Cheswick's Earned Income Tax. Employers have withheld income taxes, paid it to Keystone and Keystone in turn, pays it to Cheswick Borough. Please reconcile your local EIT with Keystone as requested in the letter sent to all residents.
If you are a RESIDENT of Cheswick, filing our an Act 32, Residency Certification Form, the "Resident PSD Code" is 710101 and the "Total Resident EIT Rate" is 0.1 or 1%. Please note that not everyone with a Cheswick Zip Code (15024) is a resident of Cheswick. One way to determine residency is by your water bill - all of our residents get a water bill from Cheswick Water Department. Call our office if you are uncertain.