Shade Tree Advisory Committee Openings
The Borough of Edgewood is soliciting letters of interest from
residents who wish to serve on the newly established Shade Tree Advisory
Committee. The appointment is voluntary for a term of up to three years.
The role of the committee is to advise Borough Council on matters of
policy involving the preservation of street trees, to act as a resource
for homeowners wishing to learn to care for their privately owned trees,
and to promote tree planting throughout the Borough.
As this is a newly formed committee, the Borough is looking for five
volunteers to begin this important work.
Please consider serving in this valuable role! Letters of interest can
be sent to Julie Bastianini, Borough Manager, at
or dropped off or mailed to the Borough Building, 2 Race Street Edgewood
PA 15218 by May 5, 2017. Please indicate in your letter the length of
term you would be comfortable serving, and any experience you have with
Edgewood Clean-Up Day: an Earth Day Event - Sat. April 22, 2017
Join your neighbors this Saturday for our annual Earth Day cleanup
sponsored by the Edgewood Foundation. Volunteers meet with our organizer
down at Koenig Field. Reflective vests, gloves, trash bags and light
refreshments are provided to all. For more information, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Edgewood Foundation’s
Softball and Tball Registration now Open!
Registration for 2017 TBall and Softball is now open until Monday,
May 15. Tball is open to boys and girls ages 5-6 and softball is open to
girls ages 7-13. Registration fee is $45.00. Play takes place at Koenig
field through June and July.
Complete the Registration Form (Click
Here to Download) and return it to the Borough Office along with
your registration fee before May 15 to register. For any other
questions, contact Jessica in the administrative office at 412-242-4824
Join us for Edgewood Borough’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt!
Edgewood's Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April
8 at noon at Koenig Field. Children ages 2 to 10 are welcome to bring
their Easter baskets and collect as many eggs as they can find! We are
happy to see this fun tradition continue throughout the years. Join us
for a lovely day of fun!
New Ordinance 1060 Available for Review in the Borough Office
The Borough of Edgewood will present the following ordinance for
final reading at its March 20, 2017 meeting at 7:30 pm at 2 Race Street,
Edgewood, PA, 15218.
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF EDGEWOOD, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY,
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, ESTABLISHING A SHADE TREE ADVISORY
COMMITTTEE, SETTING FORTH THE NUMBER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND OUTLINING
THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMITTEE.
The Ordinance is available for public inspection in the office
of the Borough Manager, 2 Race Street, Edgewood, PA 15218. You may also
download a copy by clicking the following link: Edgewood Borough
Edgewood Historical Society Discussion Wednesday, March 8, 2017 ,
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a discussion about H.H. Westinghouse - early Edgewood
resident, Councilman, Burgess, inventor, business leader. Oh, and
brother of famed industrialist George Westinghouse.
In the Edgewood Club Living Room. Refreshments will be served.
Program starts at 7pm.
For more information,
to visit the event page on Facebook.
Edgewood Historical Society Open House
The Edgewood Historical Society will host a drop-in open house on
Thursday, Feb. 16, at The Edgewood Club. We are looking to add new
members in 2017 to help explore, preserve and promote the history of the
borough and surrounding area. Stop by between 6:30pm and 8pm to
socialize and learn more about the history of our beautiful
For more information,
Click Here to
visit the event page on Facebook.
Western Pennsylvania School For the Deaf hosts An Evening in
On Friday, April 7, 2017 enjoy an evening of good food, drinks, and
entertainment with your neighbors while supporting early education
programs for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students in the Children's Center
at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.
Sponsorship opportunities and tickets for the event can be found
We hope you can be a part of this wonderful evening! Business
Casual or Casual attire.
Citizens Police Academy Enrolling Now!
The Edgewood Police Department is offering its Annual Citizens Police
Academy. The program is designed to give the average citizen a better
understanding of the criminal justice system, in particular, the role
police officers play in the community.
The Academy will begin Wednesday, April 5, 2017 and run consecutively
every Wednesday through May 31, 2017. Classes will be held from 6pm-9pm
in the Children's Center located a the Western Pennsylvania School for
the Deaf at 300 East Swissvale Ave, Edgewood PA 15218.
Applications can be picked up beginning February 3 through March 15
at the Edgewood Borough Municipal Building at 2 Race Street, Edgewood PA
15218. Please return the completed application no later than March 15,
2017. The application will include additional follow up instruction. All
participants will be contacted via phone or email with additional
information once selected. Please join us for a unique behind-the-scenes
experience into the world of law enforcement.
Potential students must be 18 years of age or older, and have never
been convicted of a felony in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or
All questions should be referred to the Program Coordinator, Officer
Fred Livingston at 412-242-9994.
Volunteers for HUGS
The Woodland Hills School District is seeking volunteers for their
new HUGS (Helping Unconditionally by Giving Support) program. Visit the
Woodland Hills School District website:
www.whsd.net for more information. This program is open to parents
and community members.
Download the Volunteers
for Hugs flyer for details on how to register and training dates.
Edgewood-Swissvale Public Meeting
The Boroughs of Edgewood and Swissvale will be holding a public
meeting regarding the S. Braddock Avenue Pedestrian Improvement Project.
The purpose of the meeting is to present the proposed project scope. In
addition, Edgewood/Swissvale Boroughs and their consultants will be
available to answer questions about the project.
This meeting provides an opportunity for the public to provide
feedback on the proposed scope of work.
When: February 23, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Borough of Swissvale Council Chambers
7560 Roslyn Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
The proposed project involves the pedestrian improvements to South
Braddock Avenue. The proposed project includes installing ADA compliant
curbs, textured crosswalks, and rehabilitation of pedestrian traffic
For more information, contact:
Mr. Bill Moldovan, Project Manager
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
333 Baldwin Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
**The public meeting location is compliant with the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition, if you or an individual with whom
you are familiar does not speak English as the primary language and who
has a limited ability to read, write, speak or understand English
desires to view these plans or if you require special assistance to
attend the meeting or need additional information please contact the
public meeting poster here.
Edgewood’s Water is NOT AFFECTED
The Borough of Edgewood IS NOT AFFECTED by the PWSA flush and boil
advisory. Edgewood’s water is provided by the Wilkinsburg-Penn Joint
Water Authority, which does not have any connection to Pittsburgh city
water. Edgewood’s water is not under advisory.
If you have any questions about the advisory for our neighboring
communities, visit their website at PGH2O.com! They have a lot of
information and an interactive map of affected areas posted. Visit:
ALCOSAN’S Clean Water Assistance Fund
On Tuesday, January 3, 2017 the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority
will launch its Clean Water Assistance Fund to help families pay their
ALCOSAN bills. The program will serve low-income residential customers
in the 83 municipalities ALCOSAN serves. Ratepayers will receive a $30
credit on their bill, every three months.
To learn more, download the
Fact Sheet or contact the Dollar Energy Fund at 1-800-375-1388.
Republic Services Information
For any questions regarding Republic Services trash and recycling
pickup, CLICK HERE!
This fact sheet contains a 2017 schedule, waste and recycling rules
and a list of accepted and non-acceptable recycling items.
Christmas Holiday Parking in Edgewood
Edgewood's Parking Ban Lifted
The Borough of Edgewood's parking ban has been lifted for the
Christmas Holiday beginning Christmas Eve, December 24, at 3am.
Nightly ticketing will resume in the new year on Tuesday, January 3,
2017 at 5am.
Have a safe and happy holiday - and don't forget your new parking
permits for 2017!
A Message from Edgewood Borough Council
As a service to its Planning Partners, the Southwestern PA Commission
(SPC) has developed a Road Safety Audit program as part of its
Transportation Operations & Safety planning efforts. An RSA is a
proactive process that provides recommendations which can be implemented
in stages as time and resources permit.
The aim of the RSA is to answer the following questions:
What elements of the road may present a safety concern?
- To what extent?
- To which road uses?
- Under what circumstances?
- What opportunities exist to eliminate or mitigate identified
safety concerns?" (RSA Report, 2014; available on on the
Edgewood Borough website)
In a response to the Regent
Square Civic Association's request, Edgewood Borough and Swissvale
Borough actively participated in an RSA, which occurred in April 2014.
The Boroughs provided all crash data, previous police studies of the
area, and made employees/officials available for RSA key person
interview. The RSA team performed its audit of the roadway by looking at
traffic patterns during morning and evening peak hours, off-hours, and
at night to determine how the roadway... Read More
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