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Somerset Office
301 Georgian Place

Somerset, PA 15501
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (814) 443-4230
Fax: (814) 443-3866

Windber Office
1605 Graham Avenue
Windber, PA 15963
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Tuesday - Thursday - Friday
Closed on Wednesday 
Phone: (814) 467-4011

Hyndman Office
158 Washington St.
Hyndman, PA. 15545
Open on Wednesdays only from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
(814) 842-3362
TOLL-FREE: (866) 779-1477
Fax: (814) 842-3367
Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or by appointment
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Capitol Office
Room 111 Ryan Office Building
PO Box 202069
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2069
(717) 783-8756
Fax: (717) 782-2911

Hyndman Park Renovations Featured State, Local Cooperation, Says Metzgar
12/16/2013
Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar is shown here with (left to right) Rhonda Stair, mother of Micah Stair, who did artwork at the park, Metzgar, Shelly Ours, construction coordinator, and Royce Coughenour, professional engineer/inspector. 
Newly-renovated concession stand at Hyndman Park. 
SOMERSET
-- Renovations were done at Hyndman Park recently with a $40,000 materials-only grant from Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), said Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford). Hyndman Borough, which owns the park, matched half the cost with equipment use, professional services and volunteer labor. The recreational facility is used by area baseball and soccer leagues.

“This is an outstanding example of what can be achieved through the cooperation and help of government entities and volunteers,” said Metzgar.

The borough built new, handicap-accessible restrooms and was able to do some much-needed electrical work in the concession stand since it is attached to the new restrooms. With the grant money, the roof of the grandstand was replaced, and steps and railings added. Bleacher boards were replaced with Hyndman Borough funds.

Pervious concrete was installed, making the park handicap accessible from the designated parking area to the grandstand viewing area, the concessions area and the new restrooms.

The previous concrete was one of several “green” aspects of the project. A tankless water heater was installed as well as skylights in the restrooms, which also have motion-sensor lighting.

Bruce Cody, concrete promoter from the Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association, conducted a training class that included the placement of the pervious concrete. He and several out-of-area contractors donated their time to assist in the concrete placement.

Royce Coughenour of Coughenour Engineering provided required inspections to verify that the construction complied with the approved drawings and construction codes. The donated services helped with the borough’s required match. He also donated lumber for the grandstand wall.

Metzgar said other donations of materials, equipment and professional services were made by Donny Shroyer, Dave Wisnewski, Vernon Mowry, Lou Mowry, Golden Rule Home Center, Londonderry Township Board of Supervisors, and Kennell’s Mill Sportsmen’s Club. Micah Stair did artwork at the park as part of a community-service requirement at H.O.P.E. for Hyndman Charter School, and several community volunteers provided many hours of labor toward the project. Borough employees also helped with the project.

Representative Carl Walker Metzgar
69th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Raymond Smith
717.705.1834
rsmith@pahousegop.com  
RepMetzgar.com
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