Saturday, December 21, 2013
Winter Wonderland at Bakery Square
Winter Wonderland is back at Bakery Square! Join us for our 3rd Annual Winter Wonderland event. From 1-4pm: Get your pictures with Santa for kids, families and pets! Shop for last minute gifts at the pop up holiday mini-marketplace Holiday music by DJ J. Malls Kids crafts Sweets and treats for the whole family Spiked hot cocoa and specialty 21+ beverages from Social From 4-5pm: Santa stays for the final Holiday Spirits happy hour at Social! Grown ups will have their chance to get photos with Santa and join in the final Holiday Spirits happy hour where each guest will be able to pull gifts from the grab bag like gift cards to the shops at BKSQ and Social at Bakery Square!
Some on the 15 member Allegheny County Council say they need an increase in their 3-thousand dollar expense account. County Council members are each allotted 9-thousand dollars in annual stipends plus up to 3-thousand dollars in expenses to cover mileage, equipment and supplies. Now according to the county home-rule charter these amounts can be increased every five years by up to 5-percent. There has been no change since the year 2000.
Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is?