Here is the process for reporting streetlight outage to FirstEnergy/West Penn Power:
Call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877)and say "streetlight" after the greeting.
Use this to report the lighting problem online: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/content/fecorp/newsroom/news articles/fe-tips-report-streetlight-outage.html
When reporting an outage, let them know:
Your name and phone number
Address where the streetlight is located (nearest house or cross street)
Number on the utility pole
What is wrong with the streetlight (damaged pole; broken light fixture, light is off at night, on during the day, or flickers)
Cheswick Borough continues to flush fire hydrants this week
The purpose of hydrant flushing is to clear the water lines of silt, rust, debris, and stagnant water. You may notice discolored water or lower water pressure, but that will clear up.
Cheswick Rec Board would like to thank all the participants who worked or attended its annual Strawberry Festival on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Rachel Carson Park.
It was another successful event, even with the rain!
Senior Guidance is an organization dedicated to providing helpful senior living resources for the elderly: https://www.seniorguidance.org/.
There is a dedicated section that provides extremely well detailed and thorough information on Pennsylvania assisted living:
The website discusses all services available for seniors living in Pennsylvania, outlines helpful state programs for seniors and allows
them to find assisted living facilities in every city, town and borough in
If you have any questions, please go to the website.
Cheswick Recreation Board is looking for new members to revitalize their committee. The Recreation Board provides recreation activities for the community. The meetings are at the Borough Building on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. The annual Strawberry Festival that is held on the first Sunday in June is the largest activity. This is a good opportunity to get to know your neighbors and provide a day of good food and activities. Please contact Bob Kristof at [email protected]
for more information.
The Salvation Army will take a TV if you schedule a pick up - only one TV at a time. They also take computers.
Free Rides for Seniors Shuttle transports seniors in our community to grocery shopping and UPMC medical appointments in the Route 28 corridor.
Communities served by the shuttle include: Brackenridge, Cheswick, Etna, Millvale, Oakmont, Natrona Heights, Springdale, Tarentum, and Verona. The shuttle runs on different days for different communities. Please call 412-449-0151 for a schedule.
The shuttle is driven and dispatched by friendly volunteers from North Hills Community Outreach and funded by St. Margaret Foundation. The service is truly free - seniors (60 and older) do not pay for the service.
Seniors are encouraged to call Kerry or Danielle at the Free Rides for Seniors office at 412-449-0151 to learn more about the shuttle.
Please note that this shuttle can only accommodate ambulatory seniors.
2018 Caucus Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, except August when it will be the Wednesday before the Council Meeting. Council Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. Both meetings are held at the Borough Building and begin at 7:00 pm. All meetings are open to the public. Minutes can be requested through our website.
The Paralyzed Veterans have placed a red collection bin in the Rachel Carson Parking Lot as well as at the Maclean Parklet. They are accepting clean bedding (sheets, blankets, bedspreads), towels, clothing and shoes. All items donated are appreciated and they benefit our paralyzed veterans.
Under Act 32, Pennsylvania's system for collecting local Earned Income Tax was streamlined down to 69 new countywide tax collection districts. Starting January 1, 2012, all Pennsylvania employers (excluding those in Philadelphia) must withhold the local earned income tax as part of their payroll obligations. Cheswick Borough office will no longer collect local wage taxes for residents after the 2011 tax year.
Keystone Collections handles Cheswick's Earned Income Tax. Employers have withheld income taxes, paid it to Keystone and Keystone in turn, pays it to Cheswick Borough. Please reconcile at the Keystone website (keystonecollects.com)
If you are a RESIDENT of Cheswick filing an Act 32 Residency Certification Form, the "Resident PSD Code" is 710101 and the "Total Resident EIT Rate" is 0.1 or 1%. Please note that not everyone with a Cheswick Zip Code (15024) is a resident of Cheswick. O Call our office if you are uncertain.