Posts by: Staff Editor

Watershed Association to host Clean Air Program

Watershed Association to host Clean Air Program In April 2017, the American Lung Association’s annual “State of the Air” report ranked the southwestern area of Pennsylvania as having the 8th worst air quality in the nation. Unhealthy air has a negative impact on everyone, but especially at-risk individuals who have…

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Hopewell Township Zoning Ordinance

Hopewell Township is in the process of updating its Zoning Ordinance.  In accordance with the PA Municipalities Planning Code, the draft document is available for a 45-day public review period (ending October 1, 2017).  The document is available for review below and at the Township Municipal Building (20 Parkview Road, Avella, PA…

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Annual Hopewell Township Fall Cleanup

Hopewell Township will hold the Annual Fall Clean Up on September 1 through September 18 for household items and trash.  Materials can be placed in the container at the Township Municipal Building. No building materials, tires, refrigerators, garbage, paint, petroleum products, computers, televisions, or electronic devices will be accepted.  A more detailed unacceptable…

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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act

On Monday, January 9, 2017 the Board of Supervisors adopted Ordinance 1 of 2017: an ordinance of the Township of Hopewell, Washington County, Pennsylvania, amending the zoning ordinance of the Hopewell Township code, establishing a process and standards for the establishment, construction and operation of facilities and activities pursuant to…

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Avella Area Public Library

The Avella Area Public Library serves the Avella School District, West Middletown Boro, Cross Creek Township, Hopewell Township, and Independence Township.  The library has over 600 movies that can be viewed free of charge and they offer OverDrive, a service that allows patrons to download e-books free of charge through…

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