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LarsonO’Brien Advertising, Public Relations and Interactive announced it is expanding its Mt. Lebanon firm, adding seven new hires as it positions itself as specialists in the field of innovative architectural building products.
Joining the firm are three public relations account executives, two interactive designers, a general account executive, and a full-time public relations intern. The hiring signals a significant growth in business for LarsonO’Brien with the expectation for even more growth opportunities in the future.
“About a year ago we determined that what we are doing well is strategic planning and marketing for architectural building products and it has really paid off,” explains Jack O’Brien. “We’ve increased our business by one-third and are definitely growing.”
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Michael Weber is the best kind of teacher, as students in Jefferson Elementary School in the Mt. Lebanon School District are finding out in an assembly today.
Dressed as a pilgrim from the 17th century, he enthralls his audience by transporting them back to one of the most important times in this nation's history.
Mr. Weber, 55, specializes in playing characters from the early 1600s who came here on the Mayflower and other ships.
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Commissioners voted 4-1 to give developer Zamagias Properties a $6.1 million tax break for the $42.8 million project at Washington and Bower Hill roads. The Mt. Lebanon School Board approved the plan last month.
"I would really like to see the area developed, but this is a plan I cannot support," said Commissioner Keith Mulvihill, who voted against the tax break. "I don't believe that private developers should receive tax benefits not available to taxpayers."
The board will vote Monday on the plan to give a $6.1 million tax break to developer Zamagias Properties for the $42.8 million project at Washington and Bower Hill roads. The Mt. Lebanon School Board approved the financing plan by a 6-3 vote last month.
Only Commissioner Keith Mulvihill said he hasn't made up his mind on which way he'll vote next week. "It's a good project ... but I'm not sure whether it makes sense for us to provide that amount of support," he said.
The bond issue, which will be voted on at a meeting Monday, would pay for sewer, street and sidewalk work, as well as replacement of fire department equipment. The spending was included in the current operating budget.
Mt. Lebanon's Department of Forestry will present the award to the town at the ceremony. It's the first year Mt. Lebanon has received the honorary title.
Sharpshooters for the U.S. Department of Agriculture have virtually wrapped up their cull in Mt. Lebanon, with 68 deer taken over seven days since February.
In a summary given to Mt. Lebanon Public Works Director Tom Kelley, the USDA tallies list the kill totals as: seven adult males, 14 juvenile males, 30 adult females and 17 juvenile females.
"It went exceptionally well," said Craig B. Swope, a district supervisor and wildlife biologist with the USDA. "I could not have dreamed of a better outcome."