December Community Calendar


Crafton Community Potluck Lunch

Every first Sunday each month, in the Crafton Community Center Room from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
Bring a dish to share and enjoy the company of your neighbors! Everyone is welcome! For more information contact Holly at 412.979.2381 or

Recycle  Collection Dates for December

Recycle dates for December are Tuesday the 5th and Tuesday the 19th.
Missed pickups should be reported to Waste Management at 1.800.866.4460.
Questions regarding the new E-Waste collection program can be directed to 1.800.449.7587.
REMINDER: There will be no trash collection on December 26th, there will be a one day delay. Trash collection will take place on Wednesday, December 27th.

Crafton & Ingram Boroughs Notification System

Together Crafton and Ingram Boroughs has partnered with Nixle to implement a Community Notification System. A newsletter has been mailed out to residents with instructions on how to sign-up. To sign up now, click here and follow the link on our website or text 15205 to 888777 from your cell phone.

Toys for Tots – Crafton Police Department

The Crafton Police Department is participating in the Toys for Tots program this holiday season. Anyone wishing to make a toy donation, are asked to bring it to the Crafton Police Department and place it in the box, located in the lobby, during normal business hours. All donations must be unwrapped and received on or before December 6, 2017.

Borough Events

Gingerbread House Making

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM @ Crafton Community Center Room
$5.00 to register, NO WALK-INS, Deadline is 11/30/17. Contact the Crafton Public Library @ 412-922-6877.

Light Up Night at Crafton Park

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – Crafton Park/Mini-Golf
Starting at 4:30 PM, Join in the festivities down at Crafton Park, on Steuben Street, as we celebrate 125 years of Crafton’s incorporation as a borough and light up our Christmas tree and park. Light up night will include live music at the main stage where ICTUS Choir will sing carols, an appearance by the Snow Princess, mini-golf, hot dogs, hot chocolate and birthday cake!!

Library After Dark – Wine and Cheese Reception

Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 7 PM to 10 PM
Tickets are $30.00. Purchase tickets for the Library After Dark Wine and Cheese Reception at the Crafton Library, or online by clicking here.

Crafton House Tour Ticket Sales

Sunday, December 10, 2017 – 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
ADVANCE TICKET SALE PRICE, $15.00 per ticket, simply click here to purchase your tickets online through the Crafton Borough website, online tickets MUST be purchased any time before December 8th at 4PM. You can also stop in the Crafton Library, Crafton Borough Office, or Ever After Consignments during regular business hours on or before December 9th. Payments will be accepted in the form of CHECK ONLY. EVENT DAY, present your ticket or online receipt to receive your TOUR BOOKLET.
EVENT DAY TICKET SALE PRICE, $20.00 per ticket, stop by the Box Office at the Hawthorne Avenue Presbyterian Church, 90 Hawthorne Avenue, during the following times, 12:45PM to 3:15PM. Please contact the Crafton Public Library @ 412-922-6877, the Borough Office @ 412-921-0752 x 10 or click here for more information.

Santa Visits Crafton

Saturday, December 16th, 2017 – Starting at 9:30 AM
Santa’s Helpers at the Crafton Volunteer Fire Department, along with SANTA on the Fire Truck, will be on YOUR Street so listen for the SIRENS letting you know Santa is on his way!!

Senior Citizen Dinner

December 16, 2017
Doors open at 5:00 PM
MENU: Ham, Cheesy Potatoes, Veggie’s, Desserts and Drinks!!
Grab Bag Gift – $5.00 – Optional
Entertainment: Back by popular demand!! Hey Joe, with Mike.
Cost: $7.00
RSVP by 12/12/17 to (412) 921-0752 x 10.

Borough News

Crafton Borough Holiday Hours

Adminstrative Offices Closed
Monday, December 25th, 2017
Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
Monday, January 1st, 2018

Crafton Borough Council

The Crafton Borough Council will meet for their final meeting, Monday, December 11th. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers of the Community Center starting at 7:15 PM. Meetings can be viewed on YouTube by following the link on our website. Crafton Borough Council will reorganize in January 2018. Stay tuned for further details…

Organizational Meetings For December

Recreation Board – Monday, December 11, 6:00 PM – Community Room
Crafton Performing Arts – Monday, December 11, at 7:00 PM – Community Room
Crafton Celebrates – Tuesday, December 12, at 7:00 PM – Community Room