News Flash

Posted on: May 29, 2020

South Fayette moves Fri. June 5 to green phase of COVID-19 reopening process

List of restrictions in reopening phases

Allegheny County, including South Fayette Township, is set to move Fri. June 5 to the green phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 reopening process. Please stay tuned for guidance on how this change will affect South Fayette.

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Summary of Pennsylvania Reopening Phases General Township News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Car procession celebrating high school seniors set for Mon. June 1

Procession Map of affected roads

Families of South Fayette High School seniors are invited to participate in a vehicle procession Mon. June 1 to celebrate graduating students.

The school district and community are partnering with the South Fayette Township Police Department, South Fayette...

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Map of Affected Roads General Township News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

South Fayette High School is polling place for June 2 election

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The only in-person voting location in South Fayette Township for the June 2, 2020, primary election is South Fayette High School, 3640 Old Oakdale Road, South Fayette PA 15057. All registered voters in South Fayette who wish to cast a ballot in person mus...

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Allegheny County Elections Division General Township News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

South Fayette Township extends property tax discount period, waives penalties

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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: May 14, 2020

Cautionary measures remain in South Fayette during yellow phase of COVID-19 reopening

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The cautionary ‘yellow’ phase of the state’s COVID-19 reopening process starts Fri. May 15 in South Fayette Township and Allegheny County.

The yellow phase lifts the stay-at-home order and allows the limited reopening of busin...

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Summary of Pennsylvania Reopening Phases General Township News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Waste Management resumes pickup of yard waste and bulk items

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Starting with the Thurs. May 7 and Fri. May 8 trash collections in South Fayette, Waste Management will resume regular curbside collection of yard waste (grass clippings, brush, tree limbs) and bulk items (furniture, carpet, mattresses).

Please note:

  • Trash ...
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Trash and Recycling webpage General Township News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Special newsletter provides resources during COVID-19 crisis

COVID Newsletter Cover

South Fayette Township is publishing a short, special edition of South Fayette Connect focused on COVID-19 resources and information. The newsletter is being mailed to township addresses in late April and is available on the township website.

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Read COVID-19 Newsletter General Township News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Thoms Run Road work includes closures and detours

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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

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Many restaurants in South Fayette Township are open for takeout or delivery during COVID-19 restrictions. They include:

  • Bee’z Bistro
  • Blaze Pizza
  • Chipotle
  • Dunkin’
  • Five Guys
  • GetGo
  • Hunners Pizza & Restaurant
  • Jimmy John’s
  • Lions Den
  • McD...
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COVID-19 webpage General Township News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Residents asked to limit recreational fires

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Allegheny County residents are being asked to limit open burning to help people with lung or heart illnesses during the COVID-19 crisis.

Air pollution, including smoke, can make certain people more vulnerable to the coronavirus, and for people with COVID-1...

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Open Burning Information General Township News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Homemade masks required for store customers and employees

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued an order April 15 aimed at protecting the employees and customers of life-sustaining businesses that remain open during the coronavirus pandemic.

The order requires that both customers and employees wear homemad...

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PA Department of Health - Worker Safety Order General Township News
Posted on: April 9, 2020

All schools to stay closed for rest of academic year

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All schools in Pennsylvania, including the South Fayette School District, are to remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year to help protect the health and safety of students and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tom Wolf a...

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

Residents reminded to please flush toilet paper only

only flush me message with picture of a roll of toilet paper

Toilet paper is the only paper product that should be flushed down toilets.
Across the country, there have been reports of sewage systems and toilets clogging as people faced with a shortage of toilet paper have resorted to using—and then flushin...
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COVID-19 webpage General Township News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Residents asked to wear homemade masks

Mask Guidelines for the Coronavirus

Pennsylvania and South Fayette residents are asked to wear non-medical-grade masks across the nose and mouth to help protect each other from coronavirus in public.

State Gov. Tom Wolf has asked all residents to wear masks if they must leave the house: &quo...

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Homemade Mask Guidance General Township News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Police chief discusses body-worn cameras

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South Fayette Township Police Chief John Phoennik discusses the new body-worn camera program in his latest blog post.

Thanks to a $25,000 matching grant, the police department will purchase body-worn cameras this year for all township police officers.

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Read Chief's Corner Blog Police Department
Posted on: March 26, 2020

South Fayette closes playgrounds and pavilions; green spaces still open in parks

Social distancing in parks infographic

South Fayette Township appreciates the importance of residents enjoying the outdoors during COVID-19 restrictions, while also taking precautions to help slow the spread of coronavirus.
Open spaces and trails in our community parks remain open, but the town...
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COVID-19 webpage General Township News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Township seeks information to help residents needing special assistance

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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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Submit Help Form General Township News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Health department shares virus prevention strategies

Coronavirus protection infographic

The Allegheny County Health Department recommends simple yet effective strategies to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and the coronavirus that causes it:

  • Wash your hands thoroughly for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Disinfect surfaces that ar...
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Coronavirus Information General Township News