March Community Calendar

Community News & Events

Summer Employment Opportunities

The Borough of Crafton has begun accepting applications for seasonal summer employment for Pool Manager, Assistant Pool Manager, Head Lifeguard, Lifeguards, Cashiers, Attendants, Concession Stand Workers, Aqua-robics Instructor, and Park/Street Laborers. Employment Applications can be picked up in the Administrative Office, 2nd Floor of the Borough Building Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM or online by clicking here.
Applications must be submitted by 4:30 PM, Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Jordan Tax  Service, Inc. – Trash Payment Collection

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 – 1:00 PM to 4:00PM
A representative from Jordan Tax Service, Inc. will be at the Borough Building to collect trash payments. If you wish to take advantage of the discount this will be the last day to do so. For your convenience, please use the Community Center entrance and follow the signs.

Waste Management Flyer

A mailer was sent to each household within the Borough, from Waste Management. This flyer included any new and/or updated information regarding trash removal, as well as the new 2018 Trash Calendar. If you did not receive this in the mail, you may pick up a copy from the Borough office or click here.

Leaf Pick-Up

Bagged leaves can be picked up by the Public Works Department. Contact the Crafton Borough Office to make arrangements at 412.921.0752 ext. 10.

Recycle Days

Trash collection is EVERY Tuesday and recycle collection is every other week. Trash can be placed at the curb, no sooner than 4PM, on the day prior to pickup. Recycle dates for March are the 13th and the 27th. Please have ALL recycle containers CLEARLY marked. Cardboard should be broken into 14” x 14” and stacked at the curb. Missed pickups should be reported to Waste Management @1.800.866.4460
Questions regarding the E-Waste collection program can be directed to 1.800.449.7587 or

State & Federal Income Tax Return Preparation

State Representative, Dan Deasy, will offer assistance with the filing of State and Federal Income Tax Returns. For more information or to see if you qualify call 412.928.9514.

Crafton Public Library

To view March events at the library, click here.

Crafton Community Potluck

Sunday, March 4, 2018. Community Potluck Lunch – Bring a dish to share and enjoy the company of your neighbors! Everyone is welcome! 1pm-3pm in the Community Room. For more information contact Holly at 412.979.2381 or

Flea Market Fundraiser – Knights of Columbus

Saturday, March 3, 2018 and Sunday, March 4, 2018 – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
10 W. Crafton Avenue, Crafton PA 15205
Knights of Columbus are hosting an indoor flea market. Proceeds to benefit building improvements. For information contact Chester at 412.928.0975.

Crafton Celebrates/Strike Out Cancer 2nd Annual Night at the Races

Saturday, March 10, 2018 – Doors open at 6:00 PM @ the American Legion in Crafton.
$15 Admission. Beer, Buffet, 50/50, Chinese Auction, and $2 bets!! Questions? Contact Angela Palchowski at or 412.491.3131.

Senior Citizen Dinner

Saturday, March 24, 2018 – Doors Open at 5:00 PM.
Community Center Room, 140 Bradford Avenue, Crafton, PA.
Menu: Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Salad and Jell-O. Wear Green!!*
Entertainment: Enjoy the talent of the Pittsburgh Irish Reelers!
RSVP By: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 to 412.921.0752 x 10.
Upcoming Dinner Dates: April 21, 2018
* Menu subject to change.

Carlynton Little Cougars Football/Cheer Registration

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 and Wednesday March 28, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM @ Carlynton Jr/Sr High School
Registration open to Carlynton School District residents, ages 6 through 12.
Questions? Contact John 412.377.1488 (football) or Carissima 412.498.2053(cheer).

Spring Shredding Event!

Saturday, April 14, 2018 – 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Crafton Park, W. Steuben Street, Crafton, PA.
Event sponsored by Representative Dan Deasy, Crafton Borough, and Ingram Borough.
Residents can bring documents for ONSITE shredding.

Community Farm Spring Planting

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
(Rain Date 4/28/2018)
EVERYONE IS WELCOME! No experience needed!!
Regular Volunteer Hours- April through October
Tuesdays: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursdays: 5:00 PM to Dark
Sundays: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

CVFD Night at the Races

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Door Open at 6:00PM @ the Crafton Volunteer Fire Department
Tickets are $20 for one, or $35 for a pair. Includes a buffet dinner, beer, drinks and mixers and a fun filled night of gaming and races. BYOB. For Tickets or Questions contact Jim Bloom 412.670.2000

Spring Clean Up Event

Saturday, April 28th, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Crafton Park, Steuben Street Entrance
** Open to Crafton Residents ONLY**
Please bring proof of Residency!!

Borough and Council Information

Administrative Office Closed
Friday, March 30, 2018 – Good Friday

Crafton Borough Council

The Crafton Borough Council will meet Monday, March 12th and Monday, March 26th at 7:15 pm in the Council Chambers. Meetings can be viewed on YouTube by clicking here. Meeting minutes are also available on the Crafton Borough website.

Crafton Organization Meeting

Recreation Board – Monday, March 12th at 6:00 PM
Crafton Performing Arts – Monday, March 12th at 7:00 PM
Crafton Celebrates – Tuesday, March 13th at 6:30 PM