Thursday, August 01, 2013
Sky Zone Leetsdale Ultimate Dodgeball Qualifier
Sky Zone Leetsdale invites dodgeball enthusiasts to attend the local qualifier for the Second Annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship. Teams of 5-8 will compete on the local level for a chance to travel to Las Vegas for the championship tournament where the eight best teams in the world will duke it out for the title and a grand prize of $20,000. The Leetsdale qualifier will be held on August 1, 2013 at 6 pm. Sky Zone Leetsdale is located at 740 Bricksworks Drive, Leetsdale, PA 15056. Teams can register at www.UDodgeball.com, players must be 16 or older and the entry fee is $50 per team. For questions, please call 724-251-6100.
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?