'Make it Happen' seminar for businesses planned in Allentown

Allentown Business District is hosting a “Make It Happen” seminar for business owners to assist in advancing their sales and sustaining customer growth.  The program will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 8- 10 a.m. at 831 E. Warrington...

Boro officials concerned with route school buses take to Arlington K-8

Concerns about the dangers created by school buses on Otillia St. transporting students to and from Arlington PreK-8 School were discussed at the Sept. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council. The school is the renovated, former Phillip Murray...

Blitz finds 25 worst properties for city to focus enforcement on

The “Knoxville Blitz” and its list of the neighborhood’s 25 worst properties was a focus of the Sept. 14 community forum of the Knoxville Community Council (KCC) held in the St. Paul AME Church. There was also a question/answer session with...

Free CPR course will take place in Allentown on Tuesday, Oct. 11

The Allentown CDC, in cooperation with Pittsburgh EMS and UPMC, will host a Community CPR Training Initiative program on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m. at 753 E. Warrington Avenue, Allentown. The free 30-minute course will focus on compression only...

City launches online transparency portal to easily access information

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Innovation and Performance has announced the launch of the transparency portal, an easily navigable web page with critical information for city residents. “Rather than searching through numerous webpages...

W.PA Diaper Bank seeks to meet challenge during National Diaper Need Awareness Week

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank joins the National Diaper Bank Network in supporting National Diaper Need Awareness Week, Sept. 26-Oct. 3. The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank, a nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Diaper Bank...

South Side Chamber annual meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 12

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual general membership meeting and board of directors’ election at Farmers National Bank, 1812 East Carson Street on the South Side, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 5-7:30 p.m. Chamber members,...

Chamber happy hour will enefit Phillips Elementary

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will hold a happy hour at the Silver Eye Center for Photography, 1015 East Carson Street, on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 5-7 p.m. Business owners, residents and guests are welcome to attend this networking...

Rep. Wheatley bill would create driver's license amnesty program

 State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has introduced legislation that would provide an amnesty program to give individuals who have lost their driver’s license because of the inability to pay fines, fees or penalties the opportunity to have...

Immigrant and Refugee Wellness Festival Oct. 22

An Immigrant and Refugee Wellness Festival is being held on October 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Knoxville LifeSpan, 320 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Healthy cooking demos, free flu shots, health screenings and more will take place at...

Online service for replacing Social Security cards

 The Social Security Administration introduced the expansion of online services for residents of Pennsylvania available through its my Social Security portal at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. Residents of Pennsylvania can use the portal for...

Flea market at S.S. church

The South Side Presbyterian Church will hold a Flea Market on Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. People from around the Pittsburg are using table space to sell their treasures, and a great variety of items is expected. The church plans to...

St. John Jubilee celebration

St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church will celebrate its 125th Jubilee Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 9, Divine Liturgy will be held at 11 a.m. at the church, 109 S. 7th St. A reception immediately follows at Gaetano’s Banquet Center, 1617...

Community meeting will discuss Mario's expansion

Mario’s South Side Saloon will host a community meeting on October 4 at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, to discuss a planned expansion. The planned proposal at Mario’s, 1510 and 1514 East Carson Street, will add additional space on each...

City Theatre Opens 2016-2017 Season with the Heretical & Hilarious Broadway Hit Comedy HAND TO GOD

Kicking the 2016-17 season off with a bang, City Theatre presents Hand to God by Robert Askins, through October 16, on the Main Stage. Directed by Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, the Pittsburgh premiere of the hit Broadway comedy features a cast...

Phillips looking forward to good year

The 2016-2017 school year may be a wonderful one with the addition of new faces and spaces at Pittsburgh Phillips K-5. The school welcomed several new staff members to the Phillips family and summer renovations creating more classroom space....

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward LA Bel Investments LLC to Melissa Antz at 2915 Devlin St. for $39,300. Denise Chapman to Travis Buick at 436 Gorgas St. for $75,000. John Kletz Jr. to Erica Morrison at 2709 Larkins Way for $130,000. Estate of Garrett Hurley to Domenic...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 1:15 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik’s courtroom: • Kenneth Summit, 315 Wyoming Street, 19th Ward, Code 403.42A. The following Housing Court cases are...

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 304/16 on...