Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

MUNICIPAL NEWS [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

MUNICIPAL NEWS [Derived Headline]

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North Fayette

The Five Points intersection has reopened to drivers, with work complete except for landscaping, North Fayette manager Bob Grimm said Tuesday.

The state Department of Transportation originally anticipated finishing by late September.

The $2.3 million project included traffic signal updates, paving and installation of left-turn lanes at the junction of Route 30, Route 978, West Allegheny Road and Steubenville Pike -- near West Allegheny High School and the Imperial exit of Route 22/30.

* The North Fayette Volunteer Fire Department will receive $13,000 in grant money for fire prevention training equipment, Chief Gary Hamilton said Tuesday. The funds -- from a joint application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency -- will pay for smoke alarms, a fire simulator and a projector to teach business owners, adults and children.

Robinson

An athletic field in the Burkett Sports and Recreation Complex will be named the Daniel P. Tallon Memorial Field during the township's 10th annual Autumn Festival on Sept. 15. Township commissioners voted 5-0 Aug. 6 to dedicate the upper field to their former colleague, who died in February.

Mr. Tallon, a Democratic commissioner for 12 years, spearheaded renovation of the park and had been involved in the festival. Manager Aaron Bibro said a sign will be installed above the scoreboard and a granite stone with a plaque will be placed at the entrance. Total cost will be about $5,000, with half of the cost funded by the township and half donated by municipal law firm Goldberg, Kamin & Garvin of Pittsburgh.

Samuel Abatta, chairman of the commissioners, read a resolution dedicating the field in recognition of Mr. Tallon's "considerable talents, energies and dedication."

Mr. Tallon's wife, Jane Tallon, who is chairwoman of the parks and recreation board, thanked the commissioners for the honor.

Robinson, Washington County

Supervisors Brian Coppola and Mark Brositz on Monday accepted the resignation of Richard A. Ward from the planning commission. They did not appoint a replacement. Mr. Ward, who was chairman of the planners, said he stepped down because of "time commitment. …

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