Meet Me at the Farmers Market/Flea Market this Sunday – September 19, 2021

Good morning, Aspinwall! I hope your weekend is starting out great. I will be at the Aspinwall Democratic Committee’s Table at the Flea Market/Farmer’s Market tomorrow from about 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM before the Steelers game. I hope to meet you there! Please visit if you have questions or would like to chat!

Back on the Campaign Trail

While campaigning this summer may have been limited to attendance at our neighborhood’s Flea Market and Farmer’s Market, Labor day and September 11 have respectfully passed and it is time to get back to work. Over the next few months heading into November 2, 2021, I plan to get back to door knocking. I willContinue reading “Back on the Campaign Trail”

Borland Plans for Future: 627 Aspinwall Residents Share Their Voice in Comprehensive Plan Study

5-5-2021 Regular Meeting Recap Blog/Post By: Mary Hancock Last Wednesday Aspinwall Borough Council met for a Regular Meeting.  As you may know, Council meetings have been taking place via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The biggest news this week sprang from the closing of the Aspinwall Comprehensive Plan Survey and the potential for in-personContinue reading “Borland Plans for Future: 627 Aspinwall Residents Share Their Voice in Comprehensive Plan Study”

We’re All On the Same Team

There’s no disagreement, America is particularly politically polarized right now. Whether you are talking about race, gender, taxes, how taxes are spent, the police, mental health, guns, school shootings, healthcare, healthcare reform, abortion, adoption, women in combat, hate speech, student loans . . . the list is never ending. But, what is political polarization? “PoliticalContinue reading “We’re All On the Same Team”

Aspinwall Borough Council Moves forward with Glass Recycling Plan and Approves Conditional Use at 101 Brilliant Avenue

4-14-2021 – Aspinwall Borough Meeting Recap Council Approves Shared Dumpster Agreement with O’Hara Township and Blawnox Borough With regard to recycling glass in Aspinwall, Aspinwall Council did move forward with plans to recycle glass utilizing O’Hara’s proposed dumpster and concrete pad.  The initial investment for Aspinwall will be $3,500 and the site will include cameras. Continue reading “Aspinwall Borough Council Moves forward with Glass Recycling Plan and Approves Conditional Use at 101 Brilliant Avenue”

4-7-2021 – Agenda Meeting Recap

Federal Covid-19 Relief Money Comes to Aspinwall in the Amount of $266,251 and Brick Laying Ahead While the pandemic has left some boroughs and townships struggling, Aspinwall Borough Council kept moving forward and is looking to the Borough’s future after the Covid-19 Pandemic. According to Borough Manager Melissa Lang O’Malley, community events could return toContinue reading “4-7-2021 – Agenda Meeting Recap”

Honored to Be Endorsed by the Women for The Future PGH

Last week, I received the endorsement of the Women for The Future Pittsburgh. I can’t say that I am the type to reach out for a bunch endorsements, and this rings true as this is the only one that I applied for, but this endorsement really mattered to me and my small race for AspinwallContinue reading “Honored to Be Endorsed by the Women for The Future PGH”

Where can I E-Sign your election petition?

There I was, standing outside a home in 20 degree weather and from about 8 feet back. I was talking as loud as was normal about my plans if I were elected to Aspinwall Council. It came to that pivotal time when I would ask if the individual would sign my petition to appear onContinue reading “Where can I E-Sign your election petition?”

Council Approves New Hauler – Aspinwall Regular Council Meeting Recap for 3-10-2021

Happy to be named a Banner Community by the Allegheny League of Municipalities, Council met for a regular meeting on March 10, 2021, to consider a new waste hauler, review an out-of-compliance curb cut, adopt the LEAD pilot program for Aspinwall, and move forward with a ban on the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (typically found inContinue reading “Council Approves New Hauler – Aspinwall Regular Council Meeting Recap for 3-10-2021”