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South Sider to celebrate her 100th birthday

Program works to remedy code enforcement problems

Realizing one aspect of a stable neighborhood is well maintained homes and properties, the Hilltop Alliance began a code enforce-ment taskforce to identify problems in the neighborhoods and help...

Annual Community Cornfest features food, family friendly fun in Carrick

Join in fun at the family friendly annual Community Cornfest under the great oak trees at Carrick’s Phillips Park on Saturday, Aug. 23 from noon to 6 pm. Friends and neighbors are welcome to join in for a day of musical entertainment for adults...

            Wabash Tunnel to close for repairs next week

      The Wabash Tunnel will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily next week, Monday, Aug. 25 through Friday, Aug. 29, for ventilation fan replacement. The tunnel provides a shortcut for motorists between Route 51 and the South Side. Port Authority...

South Sider to celebrate her 100th birthday

Martha Lech, a life-long resident of Enon Way in South Side, and a life-long member of Prince of Peace Parish (St. Adalbert's) celebrates her 100th birthday on August 25. She is the only surviving...

So. Pgh. groups get Love Your Block grants

Fourteen organizations that will receive funding for the seventh round of the Love Your Block (LYB) grant program, a servePGH initiative. Through the block revitalization program, in partnership with The Home Depot Foundation, Peoples Gas and PNC,...

Service increased on 51 Carrick routes

Service enhancements on the 51 Carrick and 51L Carrick Limited will take effect on August 31. 51 service will run more frequently during weekday morning and afternoon peak periods to help address overcrowding. An earlier first trip will be added on...

County pools operating on end of the season schedule

The county has release the end of season schedule for the Allegheny County Parks Department pools in Boyce Park, North Park, Settlers Cabin Park and South Park. Starting this week, county pools will be closed Monday through Friday and open...

Pop-up program will aid Mt. O. area businesses

UpTo will be launching UpTo Mainstreet, a pop-up education program that goes into neighborhoods to deliver creative services to small businesses for a suggested donation, in Mt. Oliver, PA (101 Brownsville Rd.) August 25-29. UpTo’s creative...

Pasta celebration

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of San Giorgio® pasta. To commemorate this milestone, San Giorgio is launching a pasta recipe contest and celebrating with festivities in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and surrounding neighborhoods...

Yellow Dot program can help after a traffic accident

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, said there’s a state Transportation Department program aimed at providing help immediately following a traffic accident. “It’s called the Yellow Dot Program and that’s because it’s designed to help...

State legislative committee discusses Allegheny County Crime Lab funding

A joint hearing of the state Senate and House Democratic Policy committees explored ways to restore $2.9 million in state reimbursements for law enforcement services for Allegheny County’s Forensic Science Crime Laboratory. The rare joint hearing...

Letters to the Editor submission guidelines

Letters to the Editor may be submitted by: • Email to tsmith@sopghreporter.com • Mail to PO Box 4285, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 • By Fax at 412-488-8011 The South Pittsburgh Reporter reserves the right to edit letters for length and accuracy....

Put your tax dollars to work

We pay taxes to keep our city, state and country running smoothly. But where does it all go? And who decides what our priorities are for spending those dollars? We do that (and more!) with our City of Pittsburgh Operating and Capital budgets. The...

Police seek suspect in robbery of Shiloh Street Subway shop

Pittsburgh Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man suspected of robbing the Subway Sandwich Shop at 219 Shiloh St. on August 16. According to the investigation, he showed...

Real Estate transactions for issue of 8/19/14

16th Ward Glenn Gasiorowski to Jon Richards at 2407 Burham St. for $7,500. Andrew Meyer et al. to Christian Kinkela and Shelby Silberman at 2402 Cobden St. for $88,000. Estate of Michael Mikula to Premier R E Solutions LLC at 3116 Jane St. for...

            August 26 Housing Court cases

      The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 1:15 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Ralph P. St. Clair, 133 Amabell Street, 19th Ward, Code 302.7. • Alliance PA Holdings LLC, 428...

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • ET & ST Investments, LLC, 25 Millbridge Street, 18th Ward, Code 307.1. • Amil Sultic, 216...