By: KDKA-TV News Staff
EDGEWOOD (KDKA) — A local boy scout troop gave back to the community and veterans.READ MORE: Carnegie Museum Asking For Visitor Feedback On Cultural Sensitivity
They built a brand new gazebo at Memorial Park in Edgewood.
It’s all part of Edward Lockman’s Eagle Scout project.READ MORE: UPMC Working To Develop New Cancer Immunotherapy Treatments
He told KDKA the project took 18 months and it wouldn’t be possible without the community coming together.
“I always wanted a project that would last, that would be here for years to come hopefully. Give or take about $1,000 of service later and a bunch of money raised and here we are,” he said.
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Lockman graduated from Central Catholic High School this spring and plans to go into trades.