Zone 3 crowded for safety meeting about car, house break-ins

A standing room only crowd overflowed the conference room in the Zone 3 Police Station for the August public safety committee meeting. The primary focus of the meeting was two-fold: the rash of car break-ins in South Side and the large number of...

Seniors have Market House memories as plans proceed for 100th anniversary

"What is this place?" "What happens in there?" Sarah Johnston hears these questions quite a bit as director of the South Side Market House, a grand 100-year-old red brick building just off East...

Attorney General urges caution in car shopping at salvage yards

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is urging Commonwealth residents to be cautious when considering the purchase of a motor vehicle from salvage yards or automobile repair businesses. These businesses are often where consumers find cheap vehicles...

Phone app will allow parkers to add time

The Pittsburgh Parking Authority (PPA) has selected Parkmobile to supply the technology required to accommodate adding a pay-by-phone payment option for purchases at all metered spaces throughout the city. The Atlanta based firm will begin adapting...

PA courts launch android app

Pennsylvania courts has launched an Android version of PAeDocket – a free app providing a quick and simple search of court cases or dockets. Finding public court information is easier than ever with PAeDocket – including results about cases,...

Mayor launches Pittsburgh in 10 city Resilience Americorps

Mayor William Peduto joins Cities of Service, the Corporation for National and Community Service, which administers AmeriCorps, and the Rockefeller Foundation in announcing the 10 cities which together form the first Resilience AmeriCorps cities in...

Health Department chosen as a site for improving community health

The Allegheny County Health Department has been chosen as one of the first four sites in the country to participate in a new initiative Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing, supported by the Robert Wood...

Arthritis fundraiser bike ride registration now open

This year marks an exciting transition for RiverRide 100, an annual bike fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12. With the addition of multiple “starting points” between Rockwood, Pa., and...

Joint Day of Prayer will be at Sancta Maria Magdalena

Sancta Maria Magdalena Western Orthodox, wishes to bring together all Catholic and Orthodox Christians in the first joint, Day of Prayer for Creation on September 1, 7 p.m. at the Oasis Center, 1912 Brownsville Rd. The service aims to Bring...

Game day

Spencer United Methodist Church will hold a Fall Game Day with lunch and prizes on Saturday, Sept. 12 from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets are $15. For reservations, call 412-881-4000. Spencer United Methodist Church is located at 117 Spencer Avenue,...

Team Kim preparing for ACS Making Strides walk

South Sider Kim Wagle’s Team Kim is in full force gearing up for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides in Breast Cancer walk scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17 at 9 a.m. at Highmark Stadium at Station Square on South Side.  Team Kim was...

Learn to form a block watch in South Side

South Side Community Council will hold an informational meeting about block watches at Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah Street, on Thursday, Sept. 3 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Community Outreach Coordinator Liz Style,...

South Hills Chorale will hold auditions for singers

The South Hills Chorale, an all-volunteer, non-profit group some 75 members strong, is looking for new singers. They will be holding auditions Aug. 29 starting at 11 a.m. at Baldwin Community United Methodist Church, 5001 Baptist Rd.,...

Back to school bash at Ormsby Recreation Ctr.

Ormsby Recreation Center will have a Back to School Bash with a night of family fun before school starts. The “bash” will be from 5:30-8p.m. and feature games, prizes, food, school supplies and more. For more information, call...

Real Estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Marawan Abed to Zainat Abed at 2317 Arlington Ave. for $9,500. St. Clair Beneficial & Protective Assn. to San Rocco Properties LLC at 206 Fernleaf St. for $40,000. Caitlin Grindberg to Christopher Walker at 2320 Leticoe St. for $213,000....

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 189/15 on...