Cheswick Rec Board will hold its annual Strawberry Festival on Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 3:00 - 7:00 pm at Rachel Carson Park. The festival is geared toward family fun and giving neighbors an opportunity to visit. the famous Strawberry shortcake will be available again.
Vendors are welcome and spaces will be assigned. There is a $15 vendor fee and vendors need to bring their own tables, chairs and canopies or tents. Set up time is after 1:30 pm. Please note that there is a limited number of spaces with electricity and shade.
To register contact Carol Hanna at 724-274-4911 or email her at [email protected]
See you there!
The Springdale Free Public Library proudly presents the speaking engagement of John L. Haigh, Sr. on Friday, March 9th, from 6-8 pm. The event will be held at the Springdale Veterans Association banquet hall. Who is John Haigh? Chief Steward aboard Air Force One for over 30 years encompassing presidents Nixon through George H. W Bush. Light refreshments will be served as well as a book signing and public question and answer session after John's presentation. A donation of $5 toward the library's programming will be accepted at the door. This event is for one and all and a man who brushed arms with several presidents daily for 30 years probably has some interesting things to tell. There will also be a 50/50 drawing to help the Geraldine Yanni Science Club. For more information, please call the library at 724-274-9729.
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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.
Also, the Salvation Army will take a TV if you call them and schedule a pick up - only one TV at a time. They also take computers.
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.