Girl Scouts Recognized for Outstanding Achievement
The Moon Township Board of Supervisors recognized Deepa Gangadhar, Sarah Connors and Genna Aldridge at the May 3rd supervisors meeting for earning Girl Scout's highest honor, the Gold Award. All are seniors at Moon Area School District and members of Girl Scout Troup 50424. The award recognizes girls in grades 9 through 12 who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through sustainable and measurable Take Action projects that address important community needs.
Moon Lady Tigers Soccer Team Honored
The Moon Township Supervisors recognized the Moon Area Lady Tigers soccer team at the May 3rd supervisors meeting for all their outstanding achievements in the 2016 season. Supervisor David Bachman read the proclamation honoring the team for winning a Section 4 - 3A title, a WPIAL 3A title and the PIAA 3A State Championship. The team completed the season with a 25-1-0 record with 15 shutouts. They earned the rank of #23 in the nation by USA Today in women's high school soccer.
Public Service Recognition Week May 7-13
Supervisor John Hertzer read a proclamation at the May 3rd supervisors meeting declaring May 7-13 National Public Service Recognition Week in Moon Township. Celebrated the first week of May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week honors the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. The proclamation encouraged all residents to  recognize and express their appreciation for the vital contributions made daily by public employees throughout the township.
Wings Over Pittsburgh Air Show
Road Closures, Detours and Parking
The Wings Over Pittsburgh Air Show is coming next weekend. Whether you're driving around Moon or planning to attend, be sure to review this information:

Friday, May 12, 2017
Business Loop 376 between Exit 57 and the Thorn Run Interchange will be closed from 2:45 p.m. until 4:15 p.m. Eastbound traffic on Business Loop 376 will be detoured onto the Thorn Run Road Exit, left acro ss the overpass, straight onto Coraopolis Heights Road, right onto Beaver Grade Road, right onto Ewing Road and back to Business Loop 376. Westbound I-376 traffic will be detoured at Exit 57 to continue on I-376 westbound to Exit 51.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 and Sunday, May 14, 2017
The Thorn Run Interchange will be completely closed to vehicular traffic between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and only open to pedestrian traffic. Coraopolis Heights Road between Thorn Run Road and Beaver Grade Road will also be closed to vehicular traffic and only open to pedestrian traffic. Traffic on Business Loop 376 will continue to flow as normal but will not be able to exit onto the Thorn Run Interchange.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Each day between 2:45 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Business Loop 376 will be closed between the I-376 Exit 57 and University Boulevard. During this time, eastbound traffic on Business Loop 376 will be detoured left onto University Boulevard, right onto Beaver Grade Road, right onto Montour Run Road back to I-376. Westbound I-376 traffic will be detoured at Exit 57 to continue on I-376 westbound to Exit 51.

For information on Air Show parking, visit the Wings Over Pittsburgh web page.

Robin Hill Lunchtime Concert Series

Pack a lunch and visit Robin Hill Park to enjoy some free music! The concerts are from 12-1 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. Here's the lineup for this summer:

May 17  - Les Bowe Solo (Caribbean)
June 21  - Brother Rick and the Doo-Wop All Stars
July 19  - RML Jazz
August 16  - Steven Vance Electric Guitar
September 20  - Frank Vieira (Country)

MCA-TV Hosts Free Television Production Class

Interested in learning about TV production? MCA-TV is offering a free training course. Classes are open to residents of any community.

The training course is a series of four hands-on classes providing the basics of camera operation, lighting, audio and editing. Successful completion of the course provides the opportunity to be an official MCA-TV volunteer, ready and able to assist with any MCA-TV production.

Moon Township residents who successfully complete the pr oduction training course may choose to become a community producer. Community producers provide the original and entertaining productions of MCA-TV's programming schedule. Non-residents wishing to create a show to air on MCA-TV must work with a community producer who actively participates in the program development.
Classes run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays for four weeks beginning Thursday, May 25 at the MCA-TV studio located at 1700 Beaver Grade Road, Suite 140, Moon Township, PA 15108. To register, contact MCA-TV Director Allison Eastham at or call 412.269.1191. Space is limited.
Rain Barrel Workshop
Wednesday, May 31
6:00 p.m.
Robin Hill Park, Lower Level

The Western Allegheny Stormwater Awareness Group (WASAG) will host a "Build Your Own Rain Barrel" workshop on Wednesday, May 31. You'll learn about the benefits of a rain barrel, how to maintain it, and at the conclusion, you'll be sent home with your very own barrel.

If interested in attending or for more information, please email Johnna Zona at
Moon Township Annual Recycling Day
Saturday, June 3
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Moon Township Municipal Building
1000 Beaver Grade Road

Mark your calendars for Moon Township's Annual Recycling Day. This event is open to Moon Township residents only. Proper ID is required.

Accepted items include usable construction materials, household appliances, electronics, and some medical supplies.  Only one TV per vehicle will be accepted. 

Items may be dropped off at the Moon Township Municipal Building, 1000 Beaver Grade Road from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Moon Township's Environmental Advisory Council, with the assistance of community volunteers, hosts this annual event on the 1st Saturday in June to help keep reusable items out of landfills.
Identity Theft Prevention and Document Shredding Event
Saturday, June 3
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Parking Lot of Moon Area Middle School, Tiger Trail

State Senator Guy Reschenthaler, State Representative Mark Mustio and Moon Township invite you to an Identity Theft Prevention Fair. Learn about how to prevent identity theft and securely shred your sensitive documents in an industrial shredder. Please observe the limit of three small bags/boxes. Phonebooks, newspapers and bound books can not be accepted. This event is for individuals only. No businesses please. For additional information, please contact Senator Guy Reschenthaler's office at 412.831.0250.
Farmers' Market Returns Wednesdays June-September

The Moon Township Farmers' Market is coming back this summer. Stop by the Moon Township Municipal Building at 1000 Beaver Grade Road on Wednesdays from June through September from 3-6 p.m. The market is a traditional producer-only market, meaning that all vendors grow or make their own products for sale. To promote food safety, Moon Township requires vendors to provide health certificates and proof of insurance. The market accepts cash, debit and credit cards, and SNAP benefits.

If you are a vendor interested in setting up shop, contact Amy Ottaviani at
Township of Moon Firecracker 5K Run & Walk
Saturday, July 1
8:30 a.m.

Moon Township Parks and Recreation presents the Firecracker 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, July 1st.
The course, entirely within Moon Park, features challenging hills and gently rolling roads. The medals ceremony follows the event, accompanied by music, prizes, giveaways and more.  
Visit or call 412.262.1703 to register.
Thanks to Chevron, Greater Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Associates, Kenny Ross Toyota of Moon Township and others for sponsoring this year's event .
Battle of the Bands
Powered by Kenny Ross Toyota of Moon Township
Monday, July 3
5:00 p.m.

Does your band have what it takes to rock the Moon Park amphitheater? Submit your press kit for a chance to compete in the first ever Moon Parks Battle of the Bands!

The contest is open to any Pittsburgh-area unsigned band playing any genre of rock music. The deadline to submit music is June 2nd, at which time five bands will be selected to perform live at the Moon Park amphitheater on July 3rd, when a panel of local Pittsburgh music legends will judge the competition.

A second stage will be available for Moon Township residents who want to sing or play an instrument. Participants will perform on the side stage between Battle of the Bands sets. This side stage is not part of the Battle of the Bands competition.

To enter the competition, or to be considered to perform on the side stage, visit Please direct questions to Frank Vieira at

WM at Your Door Program Available for Moon Residents

Can't make it to one of our recycling days? Waste Management offers a residential curbside special materials pickup. The "At Your Door Special Collection" program allows most Moon Township residents to easily and safely dispose of household materials.

There are three ways to schedule a collection:
1. Online at
2. Call 800.449.7584

After scheduling your collection date and time, a Waste Management representative will provide you with information and instructions for preparing your collection. More information on the program and a list of accepted materials can be found through the program's website at or by calling a representative at 800.449.7587.
In This Issue ...
Air Show Road Closures and Parking
MCA-TV Free Classes
Farmers' Market Returns
Battle of the Bands
Quick Links
Community Calendar
Board of Supervisors
Workshop Meeting
Wednesday, May 31
6 p.m.
Municipal Building

Board of Supervisors 
Regular Public Meeting
Wednesday, June 7
7 p.m.
Municipal Building

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