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COVID-19 and McCandless (11/25/20 update)

With cases of COVID-19 back on the rise at an alarming rate, the Town of McCandless is continuing to take precautions to ensure that... more ››

Statement on police lawsuit

The Town of McCandless is in receipt of the Complaint filed by Ms. Delval and Mr. Flynn in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas on... more ››

K9 Joy

Town of McCandless Police Department’s K9 Joy to get donation of body armor

Town of McCandless Police Department’s K9 Joy will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-... more ››

Citizen Award of Recognition

Know someone who has gone above and beyond, and has made a huge difference?Town Council on June 20, 2020 passed Resolution 10 of 2020,... more ››

Mike Tarle

Michael J. Tarle appointed to Ward 3 Town Council seat

Town Council on July 27 voted to appoint Michael J. Tarle to the vacant Ward 3 seat on Council.He will fill in the unexpired term of Chuck... more ››

David Smith

David E. Smith appointed to Ward 4 Town Council seat

Town Council on July 13 voted to appoint David E. Smith to the vacant Ward 4 seat on Council.He will fill in the unexpired term of Joan... more ››


Fireworks safety tips from the Fire Marshal

Pennsylvania’s fireworks laws have changed in the last few years. Here’s what you need to know as you gear up for the holiday.

Statement on equality, diversity and inclusivity

Our community is at its best when we ensure that everyone has a chance to meet his or her full potential. We are a country founded on the... more ››

Town COVID-19 reopening plan

With the number of new COVID-19 cases waning and Allegheny County moving into the... more ››


Swimming pool reminders

With summertime right around the corner and many public and private pool openings postponed or canceled due to social distancing mandates... more ››

Ward 2 Council seat filled, other appointments made

Town Council on May 18 voted to appoint M. Michele “Shelly” Sponholz to the vacant Ward 2 seat on Council.She will fill in the unexpired... more ››

Community Day 2020 canceled

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of McCandless regretfully is announcing the cancellation of the 20th annual Community Day... more ››

McCandless Cares and Shares was a BIG success!

The McCandless Cares and Shares food drive on April 29 was a huge success!This event served nearly 180 vehicles, each receiving two bags of... more ››

COVID-19 assistance info for small business owners

Small business owners, see the links below for information from the federal government related to assistance with things like rent,... more ››

Resources available for seniors, etc.

We welcome our senior, disabled, and immunocompromised residents to contact the Town by phone at 412-364-0616 or by e-mail at... more ››

Waste Management temporary changes

Because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Federal and State Declarations of Emergency have been issued that recommend non-essential... more ››

Rochester Road utility work

PennDOT District 11 is announcing utility relocation work on Rochester Road in McCandless will begin Monday, March 2 (weather permitting).

"Flooding in Our Community" video

For those who were not able to make it to the "Flooding in our Community" presentation on February 5, the video of it is below.

2020 paving program is set

Town Council on Monday, January 13 approved the following roads to be paved this year:

Autism sticker

Autism awareness sticker available

The McCandless Police Department, McCandless Fire and Rescue Service, and the McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority have produced an... more ››