Friday, June 15, 2012
The lovable penguin will be at First Niagara.
The Penguins' mascot Iceburgh is coming to Richland Township. Iceburgh will sign autographs at First Niagara in Richland Mall from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16. "Iceburgh arrived on the scene in 1992 and is a staple at all team events," according to the Penguins' website. "During Penguins’ home games, fans most definitely notice the antics of Iceburgh leading sections of fans in cheers, greeting young children on the concourse or displaying his athleticism on-ice between periods." ––––––––––––––– Like Cranberry Patch on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The county executive and mayor have declared Wednesday “A Great Day for Hockey,” and they are encouraging fans to show their Penguins pride by donning the team’s colors to mark the first home game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Philadelphia Flyer
A “Ground the Flyers” rally is planned at the Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard downtown beginning at noon today. Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and the Pittsburgh Penguins are organizing the event. Bob McLaughlin from the X Morning Show will emcee the event, and Iceburgh is expected to attend. Kardaz Brother will provide musical entertainment while Turner’s Dairy and Snyder of Berlin will be on hand to provide refreshments to attendees. The county executive and mayor have declared Wednesday “A Great Day for Hockey,” and they are encouraging fans to show their Penguins pride by donning the team’s colors to mark the first home game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Philadelphia Flyers…
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Cranberry Patch has your plans right here.
Lights! Camera! Cranberry! The Oscars are on Sunday, but before you settle in to root for your favorite picture, Patch has some award-winning ideas for your weekend. When/Where: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday March 2-3 at Seneca Valley Intermediate High School. Catch a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday. Why Go: Did you know Disney’s Beauty and the Beast was the first animated film to be nominated for an Academy Award. Catch Seneca Valley’s musical take on the classic Disney picture this weekend. As Lumiere the singing candlestick might say, be their guest. Price: Tickets are $8 to $10. Buy your tickets at the door one hour before the show, or click here to buy them online. You also may buy tickets by calling 724-452-6040, ext. 1406. …
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Kennedy was at the Cranberry store Friday to help celebrate the supermarket's grand reopening.
Hundreds of jersey-wearing hockey fans from around the area braved the snow Friday evening to meet Pittsburgh Penguins right winger Tyler Kennedy at the Cranberry Giant Eagle. The hockey star was in the store on Route 19 to meet with fans and sign autographs as part of the grocer’s grand reopening celebration. In December, the Giant Eagle added beer sales and a new café to the store. Other additions included an Asian buffet, a made-to-order sub shop and a large, new health, beauty and wellness section. By 6 p.m., a long line of fans snaked throughout the new café and across the produce section. Payton Brown, 6, of Cranberry, was thrilled when Kennedy signed a hockey puck for him and another one for his older brother, Connor. They’re big …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The hockey star will be at the store Friday.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Area residents who’ve always dreamed of asking a Pittsburgh Penguins player in person about the team’s playoff hopes will get an opportunity to do so this weekend. Right winger Tyler Kennedy will be at the Cranberry Giant Eagle on Route 19 Friday to meet with fans and sign autographs. The hockey star will be at the store from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your camera!
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Police officers from across the region will be at the Penguins-Hurricanes game on Tuesday night to collect donations to support the autistic son of fallen police officer John “David” Dryer.
‘Tis the season for giving, and sports fans attending Tuesday's Penguins game at CONSOL Energy Center can do just that. The Western Pennsylvania Police Benevolent Foundation has joined forces with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation to conduct a collection before the Pens face off against the Carolina Hurricanes. From 5 to 8 p.m., police from across the greater Pittsburgh area will be stationed inside CONSOL’s gates to collect donations for the David Dryer Memorial Fund. The fund was set up to support the 17-year-old autistic son of patrol Officer John “David” Dryer of the East Washington Police Department. Dryer died in medical transit on Dec. 19 after he was shot and mortally wounded during a traffic stop the night before. Dryer’s partner…
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Motorists get a temporarily reprieve tonight because of Penguins game.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Motorists can expect traffic delays the rest of the week on Interstate 79 in Marshall Township. Weather permitting, there will be short-term lane closures on the highway between Exits 78-73 today through Friday, PennDOT said. The following restrictions will occur each day: The $10 million project includes deck replacements, latex overlays, expansion dam replacements, substructure repairs, bituminous paving, drainage and guide rail upgrades, pavement markings, culvert cleaning and stream restoration and other improvements on several I-79 bridges. All ramps and exits will remain open during construction, PennDOT said. The overall project is expected by be complete by early 2012. The prime contractor for the project is Swank Associated …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Sidney Crosby came back to hockey in a big way Monday night after a 10-month hiatus.
A certain amount of luck and a random act of kindness landed me a seat exactly one row behind the Penguin bench at Monday night’s big game. And this was not just any hockey game, as we all know. Monday night marked the epic return of Sid the Kid—the great Sidney Crosby—after a 10-month absence spawned by a severe head injury. Before I delve into this column, I want to first give some mad props to the sports columnists out there who cover these historic games, because I am having a little trouble moving past the following phrases: “Oh my God. Did that just happen? Did we just see that? Was Sidney Crosby seriously two feet away from me? Wow. Oh, wow.” Bear with me. We’re going to get through this. I’ll take it from the top. On Friday, I …
Friday, April 15, 2011
The Penguins take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7 tonight.
It's the most wonderful time of the year: for hockey fans anyway. Still, aren't we all hockey fans this time of the year? Cranberry Patch wants to know where you'll be watching Penguins playoffs games, especially if you're going to a local establishment or heading to a house party. Some of you might even be lucky enough to have scored tickets at the CONSOL Energy Center for the Penguins playoffs games in that building, including tonight's big match-up. For those of who you didn't, we still want to know where you'll be, and we want you to send us your photos, which we'll publish on the Patch site. The Penguins will be broadcasting at least their first-round playoffs games this year against the Tampa Bay Lightning on a big screen in the …
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The Penguins will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato and Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl will have a rally for Penguins fans at noon Wednesday at the Allegheny County Courthouse courtyard. Onorato also declared Wednesday "Black and Gold Day" in Allegheny County. The Penguins will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Consol Energy Center in the first game of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Penguins mascot Iceburgh will be on hand for the rally, which will feature live music and snacks for fans. Fans are encouraged to don back and gold throughout the day and bring nonperishable and canned food items to the event to be donated to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Fans attending the game are asked to wear white to create a "white …