Zone 3 updated on hiring of police chief, Get Stuffed with Love

A brief meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Sept. 17 included updates on the summer’s community forums for selecting the city’s police chief, and on the “Get Stuffed With Love” program that ensures no residen go without...

Police talk about trash, community concerns at Mt. Oliver City BW

Updates on current and future projects highlighted the Sept. 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. It began with news of the Oct. 17 clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon by three to four students on...

Registration opens today for the 2015 Pgh. Marathon

Online registration for the 2015 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon opens to the public today, Tuesday, Sept. 30 at noon. More than 30,000 are expected to register for the 2015 race weekend events, which will be held May 2-3, 2015. As part...

More longterm closures, detours begin as part of Rt. 51 project

Glenbury Street was closed to traffic between Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) and Aaron Avenue, beginning Monday morning, Sept. 29 weather permitting. Glenbury Street will close to traffic through 4 a.m. Monday morning, Oct. 20 between Route 51...

World Communion, peacemaking service at South Side Presbyterian

The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes the public to gather for World Communion and Peacemaking on Sunday, Oct. 5, at its 11 a.m. worship service. This is the one day of the year when the most Christians around the world share Communion as a...

Suspect wanted in robbery of the South Side Starbucks

Pittsburgh police are investigating a robbery at the Starbucks at 1400 E. Carson St. on South Side. At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, a suspect entered the store and acted as if he had a gun. He got away with an undetermined amount of...

Bar fight injures one in South Side

Police are investigating an aggravated assault at Casey’s Bar, 1811 E. Carson St., South Side, in which one man was injured early Monday morning. The 28-year-old victim from Gibsonia sustained injuries to his head and face. At approximately 1...

Three arrested in shooting, fleeing on South Side

Just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning, Zone 3 police attempted to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection of S. 14th and Muriel streets on South Side on a vehicle involved in a shots fired call. An officer working an off-duty detail at...

Real estate transactions for issue of 9/30/14

16th Ward Geoffrey Murray to Michelle Smithbauer at 130 22nd St. S Unit 3C for $168,000. Joseph Reich estate et al. to D & D Properties LLC at 2920 Harcum Way for $50,000. John Schaefer to Bradley White at 2408 Patterson St. for $122,000. Barbara...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2, at 10:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Brooke Askew, 502 Ormsby Avenue, 16th Ward, Code 302.4. • WTF Joint Venture, 507 Ormsby Avenue,...

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 227/14 on...

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1302 E. Carson Street, Sayer Real...