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Over-occupancy a problem in some neighborhoods

Over-occupancy a problem in some neighborhoods

Increased tenant awareness and steep fines for offenders are among the strategies local officials are considering in an effort to crackdown on over-occupancy violations in South Side neighborhoods....

Mt. Oliver trash hauler reports to boro council

There were just enough council members at the Mt. Oliver Borough Council meeting of Feb. 16 for a meeting to occur on the snowy, freezing evening. Absent were: Billie Michener, Nick Viglione, and Barbara Keener. Mayor James Cassidy was also not...

Pittsburgh marathon inducts three into its Hall of Fame

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) has announced its seventh class of inductees to the Pittsburgh Marathon Hall of Fame. The 2015 award recipients with local ties include accomplished marathoners Mary Alico, Terry Stanley and Eric Wilkins...

MWCDC receives $400K grant for Emerald View Park work

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has received a grant of $400,000 from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support woodland restoration and trail construction in Emerald View Park (EVP). The two-year grant enables the MWCDC...

City releases Education Task Force report, recommendations

After a year of work, Mayor William Peduto’s Education Task Force released a wide-ranging set of policy recommendations designed to foster further collaboration between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Public Schools, and support...

Sen. Wayne Fontana re-elected vice chairman of PHEAA Board

Representative William F. Adolph, Jr. has been re-elected as chairman of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Board of Directors. Senator Wayne D. Fontana was re-elected as vice chairman of the board. Representative Adolph...

Deadline nears for YouthWorks employment initiative applications

Applications are being accepted through March 31, 2015 for young men interested in enrolling in Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s YouthWorks Employment Initiative. The program is designed to provide work experience in the form of...

H2Oh! exhibit opening at the Science Center

Pittsburgh’s freshwater rivers are so ubiquitously integrated with the cityscape that it’s easy to forget what a precious resource they are and have been historically. With the spectacular view of the dramatic confluence of Pittsburgh’s three...

WHAA holding baseball, softball sign-ups March 5 for boys, girls

Washington Heights Athletic Association sign-ups for baseball and softball players ages 5-19 will continue on March 5. The March 5 sign-ups will be at Board Meeting on the second floor of the Eagles Club, 853 Boggs Avenue. Fees are: $20 for boys...

Real estate transactions for issue of 2-24-15

16th Ward John Czapliewicz to Bayview Loan Servicing LLC at 2908 Carey Way for $2,118 by sheriff’s deed. Toni Gorenc to Anna Campbell at 2525 Jane St. for $160,000. Toni Gorenc to Anna Campbell at 2527 Jane St. for $160,000. Hannah Krause trustee...

Historic review hearing

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearing in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1908 E. Carson Street, Mike Alberter,...

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 51/15 on...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Anthony Atkins, 502 Grace Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 304.7, 304.13, 304.6, 105.1. • Ann S....

 
 
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