October Community Calendar


Leaf Collection
Leaf collection will begin in October!!! Simply rake leaves neatly into the street to be collected. You do not need to contact the Borough Office for leaf pickup. Bagged leaves will be picked up on Thursdays. Leaf collection will continue until December 1st or as long as weather permits.

Crafton Community Potluck Lunch
Every 1st Sunday 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 CraftonCommunityPotluck@gmail.com.

Crafton & Ingram Boroughs to Implement a Community Notification System
Together Crafton and Ingram Boroughs will partner with Nixle to implement a Community Notification System. A newsletter will be mailed out to residents with instructions on how to sign-up.

Trick or Treat
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Crafton House Tour Ticket Sales
Sunday, December 10, 2017 – 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tickets go on sale November 1st, and will be sold online, in the Borough Office and the Crafton Public Library. More Details to come…

Borough Events

Hosted by: Crafton Public Library
Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Crafton Park
Festive Foods, Frosty Beers and Live Entertainment. Admission tickets are $5 and can be purchased at craftonpubliclibrary.com or at the Library during regular business hours. For questions contact the Crafton Public Library, 412.922.6877

Low Cost Vaccine Clinic
Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 10AM to 3PM
@ Crafton Volunteer Fire Department
8 Stotz Avenue, Crafton PA 15205

Hard to Recycle Collection Event
Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9AM to 1PM @ Settlers Cabin Wave Pool Parking Lot

Crafton Ingram Rotary & the American Red Cross Blood Drive
Monday, October 9, 2017- 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Crafton Community Room

Crafton Public Library Poetry Reading Series

Tuesday, October 17, 2017  6:30 PM – 8:00 PM at the Library.  Join Red Brick Poetry and The Crafton Library for their new poetry reading series! There will be two published poets for each event, and a short time for Q&A with the authors afterward as well as a light refreshment. This month will feature local published and established poets Wendy Scott Paff and Fred Shaw.  Age 16+ . Free event. No registration required. Any questions, please contact (412) 922-6877.  Join us as Crafton awakens to the power of poetry!

Grim’s Mini-Golf!
Thursday, October 19, through Monday, October 30 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM!
Proceeds benefit Carlynton Student Government.

Senior Citizen Dinner
October 21, 2017
Doors open at 5:00 PM
MENU: Pork & Sauerkraut, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Drinks and Desserts!
Entertainment: Enjoy the accordion style music of John Gallon
Cost: $7.00
RSVP by 10/17/17 to (412) 921-0752 x 10.

Community Farm: Harvest Party
Saturday, October 28, 2017 – 2:00 PM – Hoffman Shelter, Crafton Park – W. Steuben Street
Open Gardening Hours
Tuesday’s and Thursday’s: 6:30 PM to Dark
Sundays: 10:00 AM TO 12:00 Noon
Volunteers ALWAYS welcome! Send questions/comments to craftoncommunityfarm@gmail.com.

Message From State Representative Dan Deasy

Employment Center and Workshop Wednesdays: Sessions held on the following Wednesdays Sept. 13th, Sept. 27th, Oct. 11th, Oct. 25th, Nov. 8th, Nov. 15th, Dec. 6th, Dec. 13th.

9th Annual Senior Expo: September 29th 10Am- 1PM at St. Pamphilus Church Hall 1000 Tropical Ave. in Beechview.

Seasonal Career Fair: October 7th 4PM-7PM at the American Legion Post 496 in Sheraden.

For more information about these events go to www.pahouse.com/deasy

Borough News

2018 Crafton Borough Budget Meetings

Notice is hereby given that the Crafton Borough Council will hold 2018 Budget Workshop meetings at 6:30pm on Monday, October 16; Monday, October 30; Monday, November 6; Wednesday, November 8; and tentatively, Wednesday, November 15. The Borough Council intends to introduce the 2018 Budget on Monday, November 27 at the regular meeting. The proposed budget will be available for public inspection in the Borough Manager’s Office during regular business hours, 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, 100 Stotz Avenue, Crafton, and also at the Borough website www.crafton.org. Council intends to adopt the 2018 Budget on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the regular Council meeting.

Ann C. Scott

Borough Manager
Borough of Crafton

Crafton Borough Council
The Crafton Council Meeting for October will be held Monday, October 9th, and Monday October 23rd. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers of the Community Center starting at 7:15 PM. Meetings can be viewed on YouTube by clicking here.

Organizational Meetings for October
Recreation Board – Monday, October 9th at 6:00 PM – Community Room
Crafton Performing Arts – Monday, October 9th at 7:00 PM – Community Room
Crafton Celebrates – Tuesday, October 10th at 7:00 PM – Community Room

Recycle Collection Dates for October
Recycle dates for October are Tuesdays, the 10th and the 24th.
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.