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Division 4 building to be demolished, workers, responsibilities reassigned

Next month's demolition of Public Works' 4th Division facility was a focus of the Oct. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. City operations director Guy Costa said the building will be razed ...

Dairy District success leads to changes from community feedback

Carrick Community Council (CCC) members gathered in the Concord K5 auditorium last Tuesday to hear the latest updates on the Dairy District and other community development initiatives. The meeting...

Elections, project updates highlight SSSNA meeting

Elections highlighted the Oct. 10 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). The elected slate of candidates consisted of Jamie Balser, Denise Filip, Dawn Lorincy, Brian Oswald, and Cara Jette.  In his remarks, city...

Free Autumn Feast dinner for all area Hilltop residents

Autumn Feast, a free dinner for all Hilltop residents, will take place at Warrington Recreation Center on Friday, Oct. 27 beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, call 412-641-362. Warrington Recreation Center is located at 329 E. Warrington...

Readshaw's Raiders ride again, raising Civil War memorial funds

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, served as host of his 17th Annual "Ride to Gettysburg" on Sept. 23, with 473 riders participating in the motorcycle ride from the state Capitol in Harrisburg...

Saints, ain'ts and souls event at Abiding Ministries in Allentown

Abiding Ministries in Allentown welcomes Hilltop children and adults to its “Saints, Ain’ts and Souls” event in remembrance of loved ones who have are separated or have died on Oct. 29 beginning at 2:30. The event includes games, crafts and a...

A-Town Evening Seniors plan after work activities

Allentown Senior Center has been experimenting with evening programming for the ‘still working during the day’ gang and those who cannot attend daytime programming for a variety of other reasons. The “A-Town Evening Seniors” Program has...

Proposed county budget doesn't have a tax increase

Pursuant to 1.7-702 of the Home Rule Charter, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald presented his sixth proposed budget and the 2018 Comprehensive Fiscal Plan to County Council. The $905.7 million budget represents a $25.4 million, or 2.8 percent...

Passionists will celebrate anniversary of their founder

In October, the Passionists of St. Paul of the Cross Monastery will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the canonization of their founder. The celebration includes the feast day of St. Paul of the Cross on October 19. Most Rev. Bishop William Joseph...

MWCDC will elect new board members on Thursday at forum

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s October Forum on Thursday, Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m. at the Mt. Washington Senior Center on Virginia Avenue is an election to vote for new board members. At the forum, the MWCDC will be holding...

Citywide public safety meeting Wed.

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety and the Public Safety Zone councils will hold a City-Wide Public Safety Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 6-8:30 p.m. at St. Pamphilus RC Church Hall, 1000 Tropical Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15226....

Annual Christmas festival is one of the largest in area

The 23rd Annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival will take place Oct. 20-22 and Oct. 28-29 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Washington, PA. One of the largest Christmas festivals in the tri-state area, it features more than 230...

-Zone 3 community crime alerts for Oct. 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Oct. 9-15. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Theft from vehicle – 300 blk. Augusta St. - between 10/10/17 at 9:45 PM and 10/11/17 at 9:15 AM –...

Trunk or Treating event Oct. 29 at Concord Presbyterian Church

Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road, is holding a Trunk or Treat event on Sunday, Oct. 29. The event will take place from 2-3 p.m. in the church parking lot. Area residents are invited to come, bring their cars and pass out candy to...

Carrick Halloween party

The Carrick Community Council will sponsor a children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Phillips Park Recreation Center. The event includes food, prizes for the Costume Contest, games, a photo booth and...

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Dorothy Mack to Tierra Simmons at 410 Fisher St. for $59,000. Estate of Earl Warren to Christiana Trust trustee at 2312 Leticoe St. for $3,420 by sheriff’s deed. 17th Ward James Whetzel to JTCM Realty LLC at 155 S 18th St. for $269,000....

Soldiers & Sailors will honor WWII veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day and the ongoing 75th Anniversary of World War II, Soldiers & Sailors in partnership with the Veterans Breakfast Club is hosting a special event to honor and celebrate the region’s WWII veterans. On November 5 at 1...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 10:30 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Grandma Rose’s Properties LLC, 400 Beltzhoover Avenue, 18th Ward, Codes PM302.4, PM307.1. • EKO...

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 332/17 on...

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