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Announcements and News

Make Swissvale Home!

Join us for this special event where you'll take a self-guided tour of several hand-picked, for sale Swissvale homes with incredible potential and you'll learn how to turn a house you like into a home you'll love! Sept 11, 2016. 2:00 PM, GoodFellas 1915 McCague St, Swissvale, PA 15218. Please register HERE to attend this fantastic event.

Car Cruise and Corn Roast

Mark your calendar for the annual Car Cruise and Corn Roast, sponsored by Busch Bros Tire Service and the Swissvale Fire Department. There is truly something for everyone at this fantastic, family-friendly event. Browse lines of specialty cars, enjoy the live music and savor some delicious food! Proceeds benefit the Swissvale K-9 Officers and Swissvale Fire Department.

Swissvale Farmer's Market

The Swissvale Farmers Market has moved three blocks from its previous location, to the fully paved lot behind Dickson School (7301 Schoyer Avenue). The market opened for its third season on MAY 7th! Market hours are every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October. Visit this great public market, voted Best Farmer's Market in Pittsburgh on the A-List, weekly for fresh produce, cut flowers, kettle corn, pasta, baked goods, crafts, art, and so much more! The market accepts EBT/SNAP benefits, and, in the new location behind Dickson, is fully wheelchair and stroller accessible. For the latest information about products, vendors, and special events at the market, find the Swissvale Farmers Market on Facebook.

Family Fun Night

Don't forget Wednesday nights are Family Fun Night at the Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale! Events start at 7pm.

Community Block Party

The Western PA School for the Deaf is hosting a Block Party, Saturday, September 17 from 1-4 PM. Free and open to the public - Music, Food, games, Children's Talent Show  and more. WPSD campus, 300-400 block of Swissvale Avenue. For more information contact Sarah Bartlebaugh at 412-371-7000 or sbartlebaugh@wpsd.org.

WPSD block party.pdf


The PA Turnpike Commission is seeking feedback on MON/FAYETTE EXPRESSWAY project modifications to the 2004 Selected Alternative for environmental reevaluation. Four meeting locations are offered. Wednesday, August 17, 2016 will take place from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High School Aditorium - 2550 Greensburg Pike, Pittsburgh, PA 15221. See the link below for the full flier.


Street Sweeping Notice

Street Sweeping will begin on Monday, April 11, 2016 and continue daily through October 28, 2016, weather permitting.  All vehicles must be removed from the street between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on your designated street sweeping day.  Signs are posted in each neighborhood stating which day street sweeping will occur. Police will be going around the first two weeks giving out warnings.  Vehicles that are not moved will be ticketed starting April 25, 2016.  If you are unsure what day street sweeping occurs in your neighborhood, please contact the Department of Public Works at (412) 271-0350.

Allegheny County Vacant Property Recovery Program - LIMITED TIME OFFER

2016 SYBS FACT SHEET 6-14-16.pdf

For a limited time only, the Allegheny County Vacant Property Recovery Program will be accepting applications to acquire vacant properties for side yards to an owner-occupied primary residence or blighted structure remediation at a reduced cost to the applicant. Under the 2016 Side Yard and Blighted Structure Program, we will waive our standard parcel fee of $3,000 for applicants for a side yard to their primary residence and applicants proposing to demolish a blighted structure. We will reduce the fee to $1,400 for applicants proposing to rehabilitate a blighted structure. All applicants will also be responsible for the appraised value of the property, a good faith deposit, and closing costs. The application, which contains additional details about the Program guidelines, can be accessed at our website:



Visit www.swissvalepacommercialproperties.com to find a list of available commercial real estate for rent and sale.

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