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Next Fresh Fridays distribution on May 8

South Side, Hilltop residents question police about crime

Dirt bikes in parks and police outreach were among the topics at the April 20 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. The meeting was conducted by council vice-president Ron Rompala in the absence of council president Ken Wolfe. The meeting...

Next Fresh Fridays distribution on May 8

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, May 8. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh...

Collections for Nepal victims

In a letter to all be read in all parishes this past weekend, Bishop David A. Zubik of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh stated: “We mourn the loss of life and the terrible suffering of our brothers and sisters in Nepal. They desperately need...

URA, Kiva offering resources for business

The URA Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Kiva City Pittsburgh Staff will be offering information about Resources for Small Business in Allentown on Thursday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at Sweet Peaches, 639 East Warrington Avenue....

Science Center Jammie Jam

Carnegie Science Center’s Jammie Jam will offer an evening of science activities geared toward early learners ages 2-6 on Saturday, May 9, from 5:30–9 p.m. Preschoolers and their grown-up will experience make-and-take activities, a planetarium...

Informational meeting on CLP-Knoxville renovations

Hilltop residents will have an opportunity to learn more about and ask questions concerning the upcoming renovation of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville on May 12. An informational meeting will be held at the library, 400 Brownsville...

Toastmaster meeting twice monthly at CLP-Carrick

Toastmasters Carrick PA is now listed as an official community club with Toastmasters International. The club is in the process of conducting a Youth Leadership Workshop that teaches youth about public speaking, communication and parliamentary...

Food Service Industry Application Fair Friday at Goodwill in Lawrenceville

Goodwill is holding its first-ever Food Service Industry “Application Fair” on Friday, May 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Application Fair, hosted by the Agency’s Lawrenceville WORKS! program, will be held at the Goodwill Workforce Development...

City calling for input on transit and community improvements

The City of Pittsburgh is seeking public input on an action plan for transit improvements and community development in the corridor between Downtown and neighborhoods east. Two public meetings are: Tuesday, May 5, Uptown/Downtown, Noon – 2:00...

Health Dept. offering cash for old wood-fired boilers and wood stoves

After three successful woodstove collections, the Allegheny County Health Department is again offering county residents a chance to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards in...

Fire damages Warrington play equipment

Playground equipment and the rubber play surface at the Warrington Recreation Center playground was damaged by fire at about 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus said...

Health Dept. launches web tools to help understand area health

As part of its ongoing efforts to be more data driven, the Allegheny County Health Department has launched two web-based tools that are available at www.achd.net. Both the Allegheny Community Indicators (ACI) dashboard and a comprehensive Community...

AAA offering free series for caregivers of older adults

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services’ Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering a free education series for caregivers of older adults. This series is for nonprofessional caregivers and is designed to help them gain an understanding of...

Real estate transactions for issue of 05-05-15

16th Ward Michael James Jordan to Kathleen Murphy at 423 Walde St. for $36,000. 18th Ward Estate of Edward Newsome to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. at 425 Chalfont St. for $2,114 by sheriff’s deed. Frederick Hill to Renee Hayward at 522 Curtin...

Mt. Oliver Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission of Mt. Oliver Borough will meet on Wednesday, May 6th at 6:00 p.m. at 150 Brownsville Road to create and certify the eligibility list for the position of full-time police...

Borough Workshop Meeting

The Council of Mt. Oliver Borough will hold a non-voting workshop meeting on Wednesday, May 6th at 7:00 p.m., 150 Brownsville...

Borough of Mt. Oliver plans to sell

The Borough of Mt. Oliver plans to sell following items via electronic auction: (1) 2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor; and (2) 1999 Ford F-250 Supercab w/ 8’ Plow All are welcome to bid on either of these items beginning 8:00 AM on May...

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 86/15 on...

 
 
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