West Penn Power Planned Interruption for Friday, July 1, 2016 in Elizabeth Township

On Friday, July 1, there will be a planned power outage to upgrade facilities. The outage will impact 13 customers in the vicinity of West Smithfield Street in McKeesport. The outage is scheduled from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Customers will be notified of the outage via phone message. In the event of inclement weather, the outage will occur on July 5. Thank you for your patience.

ETPD Prescription Drug Drop Off Box Available at the Municipal Building

Elizabeth Township Police Department is excited to announce that we will have a permanent prescription drug drop off box located at the Elizabeth Township Municipal Building at 522 Rock Run Road, Elizabeth, PA. Residents are able to come during normal business hours, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday thru Friday to drop off any prescription drugs that they no longer need or want. The drop off box is located in the lobby of the Municipal Building.


The following list IS accepted: prescription drugs/medications/ointments, prescription patches, over the counter medications, vitamins, sample medications, pet medications

The following list IS NOT accepted: thermometers, hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, needles (sharps), medication from businesses or clinics, aerosol cans, over the counter ointments/liquids


Elizabeth Township Community Shred Event on Saturday July 9th, 2016

Elizabeth Township

Community Shred Event!


WHEN: Saturday July 9, 2016 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

WHERE: Elizabeth Township Municipal Building, 522 Rock Run Road Elizabeth, PA  15037


Do you have sensitive personal documents that you need to securely dispose of?


Shredding of unused, unwanted personal documents is one of the best prevention methods against identity theft. Iron City Workplace Services is a secure shredding company that will hold on-site shredding services for the residents of Elizabeth Township. You can actually WATCH your documents being shredded for maximum security and assurance.


This event is COMPLETELY FREE to all Residents of Elizabeth Township



Some Guidelines:

  • Two 17″x12″ boxes per household
  • Staples are OK
  • We ask that you please remove all binder clips, paper clips, rubber bands & plastic
    • **we ARE able to keep any unwanted empty boxes or plastic


Disclaimer: Only documents with personal data will be accepted;  (no garbage, newspaper, magazines, Christmas/Birthday cards, etc.); shredding will end promptly at 12:00 PM or when truck reaches capacity; no appointments; other restrictions may apply.

Allegheny County Parks Still Seeking Lifeguards for 2016

Allegheny County Parks Still Seeking Lifeguards for 2016 Swimming Season

Guards especially needed at Boyce Park Wave Pool, North Park Swimming Pool 


PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Parks Department is still seeking qualified applicants, ages 16 and older, to fill lifeguard positions at its pools in Boyce, North, Settlers Cabin and South parks this summer. Pools will be open daily, 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., June 4-September 5, weather and conditions permitting. Additional guards are especially needed at the Boyce Park Wave Pool and North Park Swimming Pool. Candidates must be willing to work the entire season, including flexible hours, weekends and holidays. Pay range is $9.25-$10 per hour depending on experience.


The county is also off­ering incentives to lifeguards – including a $1,000 college scholarship – for outstanding attendance and commitment to the pools. These incentives include:


Passes for Perfect Attendance

At the conclusion of June, July and August, lifeguards who achieve perfect attendance will receive complimentary park passes, which may include:

·         Skiing or snow tubing at Boyce Park;

·         Ice skating at North Park or South Park;

·         Golfing at North Park or South Park;

·         Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure at North Park; or

·         Hundred Acres Manor Haunted Attraction at South Park.


$250 Incentive

Lifeguards who work in excess of 400 hours for the entire 2016 season will earn a $250 bonus.


$100 Incentive

Lifeguards who work in excess of 400 hours and remain employed full-time through August 14, 2016, will earn an additional $100 bonus.


$1,000 College Scholarship

Lifeguards who attain 400 hours and remain employed through August 14, 2016, will be eligible for a drawing for a $1,000 college scholarship.

Note: The county reserves the right to make individual exceptions based on an employee’s college schedule.


Interested individuals must complete an aquatics examination scheduled for 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at Chartiers Valley High School, located at 50 Thoms Run Road in Bridgeville. Prior to participating in the aquatics exam, all applicants must present a completed physical examination form, employment application and permission to investigate form. No aquatics exam will be given without a doctor’s certification.


Prior to May 23, candidates must also present current lifeguard training, first aid, and adult, child and infant CPR certifications. In order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and FBI Criminal History Background Check.


The parks department will pay lifeguards on the following scale: $9.25 per hour for first-year lifeguards; $9.50 per hour for senior lifeguards (employed with the county for two or more seasons); $9.75 per hour for assistant head lifeguards; and $10 per hour for head lifeguards. In addition, all lifeguards will be outfitted with a swimsuit or swim trunks, T-shirt, sweatshirt, cap and whistle.


For forms and additional information, visit the county’s lifeguard employment website at www.alleghenycounty.us/parks/lifeguard-positions.aspx or call 412-350-2478.



Department of Parks

211 County Office Building • 542 Forbes Avenue • Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone (412) 350-7275 • Fax (412) 350-2682




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