Public Announcements

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 manager@edgewoodboro.com, 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 urban forestry.

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 cleanup@edgewoodfoundation.org or visit the Edgewood Foundation’s website at EdgewoodFoundation.org.

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 or Email: office@edgewoodboro.com.

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 Ordinance 1060.

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, Click Here 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 neighborhood.

For more information, Click Here to visit the event page on Facebook.

Western Pennsylvania School For the Deaf hosts An Evening in Edgewood

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 online at:  www.wpsd.org/support-us/an-evening-in-edgewood.
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 elsewhere.

All questions should be referred to the Program Coordinator, Officer Fred Livingston at 412-242-9994.

Citizens Police Academy

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 signals.

For more information, contact:

Mr. Bill Moldovan, Project Manager
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
333 Baldwin Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Telephone: 1-800-365-2324

**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 number above.

Download 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: www.pgh2o.com.

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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