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Commissioners Declare Library Week in Upper St. Clair

USC Administration - Monday, April 08, 2019





















The Township of Upper St. Clair Board of Commissioners declared April 7-13, 2019 Library Week in Upper St. Clair.

Commissioner Elise Logan presented an official proclamation to Library Director Helen Palascak during the commissioners’ April meeting. Mrs. Palascak thanked the commissioners, staff and residents for their continued support of the library.

As some libraries across the country face struggles, the Upper St. Clair Library thrives. Circulation has increased over the past year in Upper St. Clair, and the library has focused on organizing more events for Township residents to attend.

The Upper St. Clair Library continues to provide many electronic checkout options for residents and librarians continue to field many technical questions about computers from library patrons.

The proclamation states that today’s libraries are at the heart of cities, towns, schools and campuses and are not just about books but what they do for and with people. Libraries have long served as trusted and treasured institutions where people of all backgrounds can be together and connect. Libraries and librarians build strong communities through transformative services, programs and expertise, and promote the free exchange of information and ideas for all, which are the cornerstones of democracy. Libraries promote civic engagement by people informed and aware of community events and issues.

Residents are encouraged to visit the Upper St. Clair Library this week to explore what’s new.

USC Commissioners Honor Stand-Out Wrestler

USC Administration - Thursday, April 04, 2019

On April 1, 2019, Upper St. Clair High School senior Jake Slinger received a Certificate of Achievement from the Township of Upper St. Clair’s Board of Commissioners.

Mr. Slinger was recognized for:

-Winning the 2018-19 Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) Wrestling Class AAA Championship in the 285-pound weight class with a 9-2 decision
-Securing second place in the 285-pound weight class at the 2018-19 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Wrestling AAA Championships
-Breaking the Upper St. Clair High School record with career win 133

Mr. Slinger finished the season 39-1 and with a total of 138 career wins. He plans to wrestle for George Mason University next year.

“He had a tremendous career at Upper St. Clair. He’s going to be missed,” said Upper St. Clair wrestling coach Josh Mollica. “I hope to see him do well at George Mason. I can’t wait to watch his career.”

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