Welcome to New Sewickley Township
New Sewickley Township is a part of depreciation lands that were set aside by Act of Assembly on March 12, 1783 to be awarded to those men who served in the Revolutionary War. Today, New Sewickley Township is a rural community consisting of 33.94 square miles with a population of approximately 7,360.
The Township has been notified that beginning September 18, 2017, the Bridge located on Harkins Mill Road over Brush Creek will be closed for approximately 60 days for repairs. Traffic will be detoured to Glen Eden Road.
Come to a “Meet and Greet” Session with the Candidates for New Township Supervisor, Tax Collector and School Director, on October 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m. at the Big Knob Grange, 336 Grange Road, Rochester, PA 15074
**Sponsored by Community Service Committee of Big Knob Grange**
Trick or Treat Trail
On October 28th New Sewickley Township will hold its annual Trick or Treat Trail at Green Valley Park starting at 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Parents and members of our community are invited to sit along the trail to hand out candy as the children trick or treat so please plan to arrive by 5:30 p.m. to allow time to set up. We are in great need of volunteers to pass out candy. Please contact Patrolman James Kopaz at 724-774-2473 to reserve your spot along the trail. Also, if you are unable to attend the event, any candy donations that could be provided would be greatly appreciated.
Community Drug Awareness Meeting
Freedom School District will host a community Drug Awareness Meeting on December 13th at the Freedom Area High School. County and local law-enforcement leaders, health-care workers and politicians will be in attendance to discuss the problems within the county, particularly the opioid epidemic.
The event will be held from 6:00 to 8 p.m., followed by a 30-minuted question-and-answer session.