Women's History Month Program Celebrates Workers of WW2

March 28, 2015 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements

McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center in Renziehausen Park will hold its Women's History Month program at 2 p.m. today.

The topic is "Stella the Steelworker in the Mon Valley" and historian Elizabeth Jones is the guest speaker. She will share stories from oral history interviews with women who did defense work during World War II.

The program is free and open to the public. Call (412) 678-1832 for details.


Homestead, McKeesport Bottom Dollars to Reopen as Aldis

March 27, 2015 |

By Jason Togyer | Posted in: News

Aldi Inc. photo

(Photo courtesy Aldi Inc.)

Bottom Dollar Foods supermarkets in Homestead and McKeesport are among locations that will be re-opened as Aldi stores, a company spokeswoman has announced.

No re-opening date has yet been set.

According to a press release first noted by the Pittsburgh Business Times, Aldi's parent company announced on Friday that it has completed its acquisition of 66 former Bottom Dollar markets from Bottom Dollar's parent company, Delhaize Group.

The two Mon Valley stores are among 30 former Bottom Dollar stores in Pennsylvania and New Jersey that will become Aldis.

McKeesport Mayor Mike Cherepko said his administration has been actively talking to Aldi since the company first announced its plans to acquire the Bottom Dollar stores.

"We have dedicated months of hard work and promotion to prove our city is an appealing market for Aldi as it considered the renovation of newly acquired Bottom Dollar stores," he said.

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Mifflin Road Road Restriction Announced

March 26, 2015 |

By Submitted Report | Posted in: Announcements

Part of Mifflin Road will be closed tonight (Thursday) so that crews can work on an underground fiber optic cable, a PennDOT spokesman said.

The utility work will be cause closure of the northbound lane of Mifflin Road between Lebanon Road and Slate Street between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Friday.

Motorists heading northbound will be shifted into the southbound lane. Crews from Duda Cable will conduct fiber optic cable work, PennDOT said.


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