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Beckman Motor Company celebrating 100 years in business

MWCDC members elect new board members, change bylaws

Members of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation voted for new board members Thursday night at the Mount Washington Senior Center and also passed bylaw changes—17 yes, 10 no—that were highly debated during September’s...

City working to inventory vacant lots for new uses

A presentation by the city’s open space specialist was the sole presentation at the Oct. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Shelly Danko-Day said her goal is to compile a complete inventory of vacant lots owned by the city that can be...

Chamber teams with Pitt to Make a Difference on S.S.

With the support of faculty and staff, 42 University of Pittsburgh students volunteered to pick up litter and pull weeds on the South Side on Saturday, Oct. 18 as part of Pitt Make a Difference Day...

Beckman Motor Company celebrating 100 years in business

Family-owned and operated for 100 years, Beckman Motor Company in Mount Oliver features a logo that pays homage to its ancestral roots: founder Charles W. Beckman stands by a Ford Model T with his...

Mayor's Night Out tonight at Pittsburgh Westinghouse

Mayor William Peduto and his top staff will hear neighborhood concerns and issues tonight in Homewood, in the eighth installment of his “Mayor’s Night Out/Mayor’s Night In” community events. The session is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21,...

South Side Presbyterian Church offering new Saturday Brunch Connection program

“The Search for Community – Your Saturday Brunch Connection” is starting on Saturday, Oct. 25, with fellowship, conversation, study, and brunch from 10:30 a.m. to noon. This weekly group will meet at the South Side Presbyterian Church, South...

Glenbury Street detour extended

Glenbury Street in Overbrook will continue to remain closed until mid-November. It was previously scheduled to re-open Saturday, Oct. 18. Columbia Gas is replacing more than 2,000 feet of existing steel natural gas distribution pipe with plastic...

County collects 149 old woodstoves to improve air

The Allegheny County Health Department accepted 29 old woodstoves at a collection event in Boyce Park last month, bringing the total collected to 149 since launching a “bounty” program last year for old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers...

Deadline for absentee ballots is October 28

Residents who need an absentee ballot for the upcoming November 4 general election must apply before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Absentee ballots are available to registered voters who will be absent from their municipality on November 4 or those...

Men Who Sing dinner, show at St. Paul AME

“Men Who Sing with the Band,” a dinner and a show will be presented by the St. Paul AME Capital Campaign Committee on Saturday and Sunday, November 15-16. On Saturday, dinner begins at 3 p.m. with the show at 4 p.m. with Sunday’s dinner at 2...

Carrick Library to host annual Haunted House, live reptiles

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick will continue its youth programing in the coming weeks with live reptiles and Halloween fun. The annual Haunted House at the library is back. Explore three mini-rooms of family-friendly terror, recommended...

Science Center's Chemfest to prove a catalyst for family fun

To celebrate National Chemistry Week, Carnegie Science Center is hosting its annual ChemFest on Friday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 25. The theme for this year’s event is “Great Chemistry is Everywhere!” With dozens of hands-on activities,...

Health Department, officials discuss county's preparedness for Ebola

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen A. Hacker joined Chief Alvin Henderson of Allegheny County Emergency Services and Jim Gill, acting executive director of the Allegheny County Airport Authority to talk about the county’s...

Health Department will hold a District 12 community meeting

The Allegheny County Health Department will a community health meeting Wednesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Brashear High School, 590 Crane Avenue, Beechview, for Allegheny County Council District 12 which includes: Banksville, Beechview,...

Real estate transactions for issue of 10/21/14

16th Ward Estate of Gertrude Klis to Gavin and Melanie Robb at 2537 Mission St. for $350,000. Ruth Hays to Justin Villella and Diana Casagrande at 2737 Shelly St. for $45,000. Robert Moore to Pittsburgh Property Guy R1 L.P. at 500 Walde St. for...

This week's Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • RAED Investments, 318 Natchez Street, 19th Ward, Codes 307.1, 302.4. The following Housing Court cases...

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 249/14 on...

 
 
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