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Consultants ask for input on future of South Side business

A community meeting to help develop priority actions strengthening the East Carson Street business district drew about 65 attendees to the South Side Market House on July 12. “We’re in this journey in which you are the most valuable component...

Disruptive property law discussed by city officials at ACC meeting

Concerned with disruptive properties in the neighborhood, the Arlington Civic Council welcomed Barbara Morello, a supervisor in the Department of Public Safety for the City of Pittsburgh, to address...

Pittsburgh explores moving civic offices from Ross Street

The City of Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority are exploring moving city services from the John P. Robin Civic Building to a new Downtown location on the Boulevard of the Allies.  A proposed new location at 420 Boulevard of the...

Social Security when you are self-employed

Most people who pay into Social Security work for an employer. Their employer deducts Social Security taxes from their paycheck, matches that contribution, sends taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and reports wages to Social Security....

Outbound Liberty Tunnel to close on Friday night

The Liberty Tunnel (Route 3069) will close outbound on Friday night, July 20, weather permitting. The outbound (southbound) Liberty Tunnel will close to traffic from 8 p.m. Friday night to noon Saturday as crews conduct installation of electrical...

Curb Appeal Program aims to improve Mt. Washington area one door at a time

It began as an idea to improve the neighborhood by painting homeowners' front doors and grew quickly to the Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation's (MWCDC) Curb Appeal Program. Through a...

Everyone's favorite goats are back and eating their way through 'Jurassic Valley'

For 40 days in June and July, a herd of ten goats from the nonprofit Allegheny Goatscape has been and will continue to be in South Side Park to eat invasive species and vines in a previously...

Scrapbooking program, preserving documents next up at Baldwin Library

Upcoming programs for the week of July 23 at the Baldwin Library include: Preserve Your Family Collection: Save Your Stuff Part 1: Intro to Preservation & Documents – Monday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. Learn more about how to preserve and care for...

Flood victims can receive home items at CERT program

The New Me Ministry, in cooperation with the Arlington Heights Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), will be providing a variety of items to people in Arlington Heights who were victims of recent floods. The event will take place from 1-3 p.m....

PA Resources signs on as E-Stewards Enterprise

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) has further committed to the safe, ethical and responsible recycling of electronic waste through recognition by the Basel Action Network (BAN) as an e-Stewards® Enterprise. The designation recognizes...

Henry the Fifth will presented this Sunday at Phillips Park in Carrick

Friends of Phillips Park will present the New Renaissance Theatre Company (NRTC) in Henry the Fifth on the lawn behind Phillips Recreation Center, 201 Parkfield Street, Carrick, on Sunday, July 22 at...

Still no RPP enforcement!

Five years and still no enforcement! “In addition to enforcing all RPP (Residential Permit Parking) and visitor’s pass violations the parking authority will also be enforcing all parking violations at the same time, which is standard practice...

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 9-15, 2018. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Stolen vehicle – Volk Rd & Kearsarge St. – between 7/7/18...

Real estate transactions for issue of 07-18

16th Ward Bayview Loan Servicing LLC to Trifera LLC at 2908 Carey Way for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $114,798). Kevin Beamon et al. to L6 Holdings Ltd. at 2809 Cobden St. for...

Mt. Oliver Housing Court

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case is scheduled for Tuesday, July 31, at 10:30 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Raymond Frankert, 2 Verena Street, Mt....

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, at 9:00 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Eugene Ricciardi's Courtroom: • Agnes Salem and Mary Salem, 2326 Eccles Street, 16th...

Pittsburgh Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 165/18 on...

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