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Posted on: March 1, 2019

South Fayette police hosting food drive

Police Food Drive Flyer

Donate non-perishables for the Bridgeville Area Food Bank from March 4 to April 1 at the South Fayette police station, 515 Millers Run Road. Drop off items Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Free glass recycling collection Sat. April 6 in South Fayette

Glass bottles and jars

A free glass recycling collection will be held Sat. April 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Fayette Township municipal complex, 515 Millers Run Road, thanks to a series of Saturday collections throughout the South Hills this spring hosted by the&nb...

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Glass recycling collections General Township News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

South Fayette library seeks board members and job applicants

Library Books 25th

Library Board

The South Fayette Township Library is seeking residents to serve as volunteers on the Library Board, which is responsible for promoting the mission of the library, representing and advocating for the library throughout the community. Addition...

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Library website General Township News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Grant to purchase face-to-face playground swings

SwingTime Universal

South Fayette Township Parks & Recreation has received a $3,500 Play for Change grant for the purchase of two GameTime Expression Swings. The playground equipment allows an adult and a child (or two children) to swing and interact face-to-face and eye...

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Play for Change Grant Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 29, 2019

"Coffee with the Police Chief" set for Thurs. March 14 at South Fayette Dunkin'

Coffee with the Chief

Meet South Fayette Township Police Chief John Phoennik to share comments and ask questions. Drop in between 7 pm and 9 pm Thurs. March 14 at Dunkin' in South Fayette, next to Washington Financial Bank at I-79. Refreshments courtesy of Dunkin'.

Police web page Police Department
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Summer Playground Camp expands to 8 weeks

2019 Summer Camp Flyer

Camp now offered for 8 weeks:Schedule your children's summer activities in advance! Summer Playground Camp online registration starts Mon. Feb. 18 at 8 a.m. In 2019, the fun, 8-week program for ages 5-12 is expanded by 2 weeks.

Summer Playground Camp is of...

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Summer Camp Signup (starts Feb. 18) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Two police officers promoted to sergeant in South Fayette

Police Sergeants with Township Commissioners

South Fayette Township police officers Jason Hensel and Bryan Monyak have been promoted to the rank of sergeant, effective Jan. 1. They were sworn in by District Judge Maureen McGraw-Desmet Jan. 9 during the township Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Police webpage Police Department
Posted on: November 12, 2018

Dog blog highlights how canines help veterans and police officers

Bloodhound Closeup DSC_0618 WEB

Learn how canines, including our own bloodhound Ellie Faye, help veterans and police officers in a "dog blog" from South Fayette Township Police Chief John Phoennik.

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

South Fayette Police Dept. earns Gold Award for traffic safety

AAA Gold Award 2018

The South Fayette Township Police Department has received a 2018 AAA Community Traffic Safety Gold Award, which recognizes efforts to reduce the number of motor vehicle injuries and fatalities by conducting educational programs and promotional campaigns t...

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Police web page Police Department
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Blasting ongoing for highway construction in South Fayette

Blasting will occur between Aug. 20, 2018, and March 2019 for section 55C1-2 of the Southern Beltway construction, which is in the area of Interstate 79, Parks Road, Coal Pit Road and Hickory Grade Road in South Fayette Township, according to contractor T...

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Public Notice of Blasting Operations General Township News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Portion of Hickory Grade Road to be closed until 2019 for Southern Beltway work

Hickory Grade Road, between Parks Road in South Fayette Township and Cecil-Henderson Road in Cecil Township, is closed to traffic for approximately 18 months from May 3, 2018, until mid-November 2019, according to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and ...

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Southern Beltway project information Road Projects
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Southern Beltway work ongoing around Hickory Grade and Parks roads

A public meeting to discuss the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s Southern Beltway construction project was held May 2, 2018, at the South Fayette/Cuddy Volunteer Fire Department in South Fayette.

Contractor Trumbull Corporation is working on th...

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Maps of Southern Beltway section 55C1-2 Road Projects
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Section of Cecil-Reissing Road closed as part of Southern Beltway project

Sections of Cecil-Reissing Road in South Fayette Township and Reissing Road in neighboring Cecil Township will close April 25, 2018, as part of the Southern Beltway project, according to contractor Beaver Excavating Co. A detour will be put in place.

The h...

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Road project information Road Projects
Posted on: April 3, 2018

New electronic police citations save paper, time and money

The South Fayette Township Police Department is launching an electronic system for issuing traffic warnings and citations.

“It saves a lot of time and effort,” police Sgt. Mike Wesolek said. “It’s not a paperless system, but it saves a lot of paper.”

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Police web page Police Department
Posted on: March 31, 2018

Police release educational publication on drug abuse

opioid magazine cover

"Let's All Work to Fight Drug Abuse" is the latest special publication released by the South Fayette Township Police Department. The booklet provides education about heroin, narcotics, vaping, inhalants and other drugs in an effort to help curb ...

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Police web page Police Department
Posted on: February 20, 2018

South Fayette Township named second safest community in state

South Fayette Township is named the 2nd safest community in Pennsylvania, with the lowest violent crime rate in the Top Five townships. Other Allegheny County towns in the Top Ten are Whitehall and Franklin Park. Adams Township, Butler County, is #1.

Safest Cities in Pennsylvania 2018 web page Police Department
Posted on: February 12, 2018

Cecil-Sturgeon Road section closed through May 2019 for Southern Beltway

Cecil-Sturgeon Road in South Fayette Township will be closed for more than a year, until May 30, 2019, as part of the Southern Beltway construction project, according to contractor The Beaver Excavating Co.

The road will close from about 2,000 feet west of...

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Southern Beltway project information Road Projects
Posted on: January 4, 2018

South Fayette family wins dog naming contest with "Ellie"

Fordeley Family with Ellie the Bloodhound

Congratulations to the Fordeley family of the Hunting Ridge neighborhood of South Fayette for winning the police bloodhound naming contest! The dog has joined the South Fayette Township police department. Pictured: Joan, Jeff, and 6-year-old twins Sawyer,...

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Police web page Police Department
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Southern Beltway project closes section of Millers Run Road until 2019

Beaver Excavating Company, who is the general contractor for section 55C1-1 of the Southern Beltway, has announced that Millers Run Road between Reed Street and Cecil Sturgeon Road will be closed from Dec. 4, 2017, until sometime in 2019. Vehicle access t...

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Southern Beltway project information Road Projects
Posted on: November 10, 2017

South Fayette Township police sergeant named School Resource Officer of the year

Sgro SADD Award 11.8.17

South Fayette Township police Sgt. Jeff Sgro is the first-ever recipient of the "PA School Resource Officer (SRO) of the Year Award” from PA Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD). The award was created to recognize School Resource Officers wh...

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Police web page Police Department
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Police chief discusses community policing

South Fayette Township Police Chief John Phoennik's latest blog post talks about modern challenges in policing and the importance of community-oriented policing.

Chief's Corner Police Blog Police Department
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Police department inspects child car seat installation

The South Fayette Township Police Department now offers inspections of child car seat installations by an officer who has been trained and certified in child passenger safety. Citizens first should install the car seat in their vehicle, and then the offic...

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Police web page Police Department
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Police chief encourages clear display of street numbers on homes and businesses

In his latest blog post, Police Chief John Phoennik explains how street address numbers should be clearly displayed on homes and businesses to ensure swift emergency response. Click on the Chief’s Corner blog link for details.

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Chief's Corner Police Blog Police Department
Posted on: June 2, 2017

Car signs alert police to passengers with autism

Autism Decal

The South Fayette Township Police Department is offering car magnets and decals indicating that a person with autism is aboard. The signs alert first responders such as police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians that a vehicle’s occup...

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Police web page Police Department
Posted on: March 31, 2017

Police chief explains law on abandoned vehicles

In his latest blog, Police Chief John Phoennik explains what happens when an abandoned vehicle, without current registration or insurance, is reported to the South Fayette Township Police Department.

Chief's Corner Police Blog Police Department
Posted on: March 31, 2017

Parks & Recreation wins award for creative event sponsorships

PRPS-Award-Winner Seal

South Fayette Township has won an Excellence in Recreation and Parks Award from the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society for our "Creative Recreation Sponsorships" program. Recreation Director Paula Simmons and Community Development Director...

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Event sponsorship program Parks & Recreation