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Posted on: August 1, 2020

Camp-in-a-Box back by popular demand; order by Aug. 21

Camp in a Box 2.0 Flyer

South Fayette Township Parks and Recreation is selling a second round of Camp-in-a-Box kits containing a new mix of activity supplies, ideas, snacks and swag to help kids enjoy the summer at home. Order by Aug. 21. Cost is $25 (large) or $15 (mini).

The Ca...

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Order Camp-in-a-Box 2.0 Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Rabies vaccine baiting occurs July 31 to Aug. 17

Rabies Vaccination Notice 2020

The Allegheny County Health Department and U.S. Department of Agriculture are distributing vaccine-containing raccoon baits throughout Allegheny County from July 31 through Aug. 17, 2020.
Hand baiting from ground vehicles is plan...
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Rabies Information General Township News
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Food takeout bingo aims to support local restaurants

Takeout Bingo Flyer

South Fayette Township has launched "Takeout Bingo" to help encourage residents to support local restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Support your favorite local restaurants, or try new ones, and you could win prizes!

How to Play

  • Purchase food...
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Takeout Bingo Card General Township News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Get Outside Challenge set for July 24 to Aug. 28

Get Outside Challenge

Accept the "Get Outside Challenge" from South Fayette Township Parks and Recreation this summer to enjoy the outdoors and have the chance to win great prizes. Participation is free!

A new challenge starts every Friday from July 24 through Aug. 28...

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Register Completed Challenges Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Free at-home and virtual recreation activities offered

Summer Recreation Activities

Free at-home and virtual activities are being offered by South Fayette Township Parks and Recreation, in partnership with sponsor Herbert, Rowland & Grubic Inc.

Residents are invited to participate in a variety of programs, contests and activities at n...

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Free Recreation Activities Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Route 50 lane closures extend to Aug. 24

Route 50 Moving Closures July

Lane closures are occurring on Route 50 in South Fayette Township between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. from Mon. July 27 until Mon. Aug. 24.

Periodic stops will occur in both directions on Route 50, between Route 978 and Reissing Road.

The Beaver Excavating Company is...

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Map of Affected Area Road Projects
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Police department thanks community for donations

police holding thank you sign

The officers of the South Fayette Township Police Department would like to thank the following local residents and businesses for their donations of food, hand sanitizer and masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their generosity is greatly appreciated.

  • O&...
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Police webpage Police Department
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Road paving program starts June 17

Youngblood sample letter to residents 2020

A $2 million road improvement program in South Fayette Township this summer includes resurfacing more than 75 roads throughout the community.

Youngblood Paving Inc. is set to start work Weds. June 17 in the vicinity of Hook Street in the Sygan neighborhood...

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Sample Notice Letter Road Projects
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Fireworks, Community Day and Touch-a-Truck postponed

fireworks postponed

South Fayette Township is postponing large community events that were scheduled for this summer due to COVID-19 restrictions and safety concerns, but the township is considering the possibility of holding a community event with fireworks in the fall.


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Community Event Updates Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 12, 2020

South Fayette park facilities reopen June 15 with safety guidelines

Stay home if sick, avoid crowds, take waste, stay six feet apart, wash hands

Park facilities in South Fayette Township open Mon. June 15 with safety guidelines in place.

Openings include playgrounds, courts, fields, indoor restrooms and rental pavilions in Fairview, Morgan, Boys Home, Preservation and Sturgeon parks, and the townsh...

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Parks and Recreation webpage Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 5, 2020

County and state update guidelines for COVID-19 safety


Pennsylvania and Allegheny County continue to update COVID-19 safety guidelines for businesses, gatherings and teleworking.

Recent county and state guidelines:

This Allegheny County order is effective July 17, 2020.

This Pennsylvania order is effective July ...

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COVID-19 webpage General Township News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

West Penn Power helicopter in area June 8 to August 15


West Penn Power Transmission Vegetation Management is conducting aerial herbicide applications in the South Fayette area from June 8 to Aug. 15, weather permitting.

The helicopter is a white and red Bell 206, tail number N2193X (see photo).

Industrial Helic...

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West Penn Power website General Township News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

South Fayette police chief addresses police transparency and accountability

John Phoennik

The latest blog post from South Fayette Township Police Chief John Phoennik addresses the importance of transparency, training and respect for all citizens in light of serious issues facing communities across the country such as excessive use of force and...

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Read Chief's Corner Blog Police Department
Posted on: May 15, 2020

South Fayette Township extends property tax discount period, waives penalties

property tax relief sf

South Fayette Township taxpayers are receiving some relief this year to help weather challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • The 2% discount period for paying South Fayette Township real estate taxes is extended from May 31 to Aug. 31, 2020.
  • From Sept....
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Real Estate Tax Information General Township News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Thoms Run Road work includes closures and detours

road work sign

Work on Thoms Run Road includes some closures and temporary stoppages, according to Allegheny County.

Closures and Detours

  • UPDATE: This portion of roadway reopened Fri. May 21: Thoms Run Road will close just east of its intersection with K P Hollow Road in ...
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Allegheny County Public Works Road Projects
Posted on: April 21, 2020

South Fayette restaurants offer takeout and delivery

Neon sign restaurants takeout delivery

Many restaurants in South Fayette Township are open for takeout, delivery and/or on-premises dining during COVID-19 restrictions. The eateries include:

  • Bee’z Bistro
  • Blaze Pizza
  • Chipotle
  • Dunkin’
  • First Watch
  • Five Guys
  • GetGo
  • Girl Friday Coooking ...
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COVID-19 webpage General Township News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Township seeks information to help residents needing special assistance

Red help button with cursor

The top priority of South Fayette Township during this challenging time is the health and safety of our citizens and employees, and we are concerned about residents who may be experiencing difficulties. The township wants to know if any South Fayette resi...

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