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New commander to be named for Zone 3 by the end of the month

Police looking for missing Hilltop girl

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Missing Persons Unit is looking for 13-year-old Victoria Harris who is believed to have run away. The bi-racial female was last seen June 27 at approximately 5:30...

New commander to be named for Zone 3 by the end of the month

(Editor's Note: On Monday afternoon, too late for publication, Lt. Karen Dixon was promoted to Commander and assigned to Zone 3.) The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will name a new Zone 3 commander at...

Street paving is in Mt. Oliver Boro's future this year

The borough’s parks, a new trick-or-treat day, and loitering outside businesses were among the topics at the July 20 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Absent were council members Billie Michener and Amber McGough, and Mayor James Cassidy. In the...

St. John Vianney parishioners notified of condition of parish, possible closure

St. John Vianney Parish’s days could be numbered at the Catholic parish for many of the Hilltop neighborhoods. Bishop David Zubik outlined the current status of the parish in a letter to parishioners dated July 16, 2015, and the outlook wasn’t...

PennDOT, Health Dept. offering mature drivers education courses

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), in conjunction with the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced it will offer traffic safety education courses for mature drivers in Allegheny County. The programming will be...

Book collection results in 4,500 books for DHS Summer program

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Marc Cherna, recently thanked all of those who assisted in collecting picture books and storybooks for children attending the DHS SummerFood Program....

First Pittsburgh Startup Weekend Civic will take place in Allentown in Sept.

Work Hard Pittsburgh, formerly The Hardware Store, will host Pittsburgh’s first Startup Weekend Civic (SWCivicPGH) event, connecting more than 150 entrepreneurs, designers, and computer programmers to create companies that solve problems for this...

Final OpenStreetsPGH, included ceremony

The final installation of OpenStreetsPGH included a new event: celebrating citizenship in a public space with a pop-up naturalization ceremony. Surrounded by family, friends, and open streets enthusiasts in Market Square, nine individuals took the...

Fuerza, a benefit for Cafe Con Leche will honor 10 Latin@s in Pittsburgh

Café Con Leche’s is holding a benefit to support its upcoming season of community-based work and events on August 15 at The Hardware Store, 744 E. Warrington Avenue, Allentown. The event will also honor 10 Latin@s making a difference in...

Tunnel closure

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works has announced overnight closures for the Armstrong Tunnel in Uptown. Outbound lanes, from Forbes Avenue to Second Avenue, will be closed from 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 28 to 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 29....

County is offering free youth dek hockey clinics

The Allegheny County Parks Department will host free dek hockey clinics for boys and girls ages 4-15 at its new dek hockey rinks in North Park and Settlers Cabin Park. The times for the free clinics are: North Park Dek Hockey Clinics from 10 a.m....

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Standard Bank PaSB to L3 Holdings Ltd. at 2310 Arlington Ave. for $19,000. Shawn Schreckengost to 2116 Carey Way LLC at 2116 Carey Way for $112,500. John Valenta to William McGraw and Katie Kotarski at 3226 Mary St. for $91,775. Lorraine...

Suspect in custody after police officer involved shooting on Reifert Street

Zone 3 Officers were sent to a house in the 200 block of Reifert Street for a domestic violence call on Saturday, July 25, at approximately 7:55 a.m. There, the officers encountered Charles Smith, 34, who had been involved in an overnight burglary...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Bill Hughes, 403 Beltzhoover Avenue, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 302.3, 302.4. • 20 Millbridge Land...

 
 
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