We are pleased to announce the completion of the first phase of the new picnic park located near mile marker 1 on the Sheepskin Trail.  The ribbon-cutting ceremony was celebrated on Saturday, April 24, 2021.  Approximately 100 attendees joined the Supervisors in dedicating the newest edition to our park family.  The park is a beautifully wooded rest area surrounded by nature and rippling brooks that come together forming a unique confluence providing a serene setting.  Our hope is that visitors take advantage of the tranquil area to reflect and enjoy the outdoors.  Visitors should welcome being away from electronics while sitting and appreciating wildlife.  Distinctive trail art provided by local students and artist, Carrie Attaway, completes the finishing touch to a restful, relaxing atmosphere.  The township will be adding exercise equipment and more benches and tables in the final phase.

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Robert Schiffbauer, tournament organizer,  is pleased to announce that South Union has surpassed the original fundraising goal of $40,000.  Thank you to those that have supported the township through donations and participation in the South Union Township First Charity Golf Tournament.  We appreciate your recognition in aiding us to help our youth.  The financial impact will ensure the success of the indoor sports complex.  As of April 28, 2021, we have raised $65,500.  Our community is only as strong as each of those that support us.  You have proven we are a PROGRESSIVE neighborhood.  Thank you!!!!

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Yard Waste Drop-off

All yard waste is to be disposed of at the Township’s yard waste drop-off station on Township Drive across from the Municipal Office. Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Use by non-residents or lawn care/landscaping companies is prohibited. Anyone using the facility must be prepared to show proof of Township residency.

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Acceptable Yard Waste

Only yard waste is to be disposed – grass, leaves, small shrubs, & small tree limbs. When disposing of yard waste please drop as far back in the station as possible. When dumping bags or containers they must be emptied and removed from the premises.

Purchasing Compost

The finished compost (mulch) is available for purchase from the Township’s yard waste drop-off station for a fee of $5.00 for a pick-up truck load and $100.00 for a tri-axle truck load.

If you have questions about South Union Township yard waste drop off, please call the Township office at 724-438-5480 or send us a message.

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