Mt. Oliver adds to property code for maintenance issues

The August 15 meeting of Mt. Oliver council featured updating the property maintenance code to prohibit unkempt grass and weeds; hazardous tree limbs, hedges, shrubs, and trees; and weeds or other vegetation growing in sidewalk cracks. Councilman...

Police chief McLay will be at Town Hall meeting in S.S.

City of Pittsburgh Chief of Police Cameron McLay is holding a series of Town Hall meetings throughout the city. South Pittsburgh area Town Hall meetings will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the IBEW Hall, 5 Hot Metal Street, #100, SouthSide Works...

Annual Community Cornfest will take place Aug. 27 in Carrick's Phillips Park

The annual Community Cornfest will take place on Saturday, Aug. 27, from noon until 6 p.m. at Phillips Park. The Cornfest will feature family friendly fun, entertainments and vendors. The annual Corn Shucking Contest for children 12 and under is...

Back to School carnival at Arlington PreK-8

Pittsburgh Arlington PreK-8 will celebrate its new location, the newly renovated Murray facility, with a special Back-to- School Carnival on August 25 from 5-7 p.m. The event will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Pittsburgh School...

Music festival fundraiser

The Allegheny County Music Festival, featuring Pittsburgh-based Rusted Root and several local bands, will be held Sunday, Sept. 4, at the amphitheater in Hartwood Acres Park in Hampton. Opening acts begin at 5 p.m. and Rusted Root will take the...

Hilltop Catholic Class of 1976 holding reunion

Hilltop Catholic High School Class of 1976 is holding a reunion on Saturday, Sept. 24. The reunion will begin at 7 p.m. at the Royal Place on Rt. 88. $20 per person (cash only) at the door. Cash bar. Classmates should rsvp to sgloeckl@gmail.com or...

Mt. Oliver City projects face challenges with vandalism and hit and run drivers

Last month, three of the four concrete benches that are part of the game tables at “Let’s Talk” at Mountain and Fisher were forcibly removed from their bolts/pins and placed on their sides. Fortunately, the benches were not broken and...

Allentown Senior Center returns Tuesday, Sept. 6

It's been two years since a devastating fire at Hill Top United Methodist Church (HUMC), at 631 E. Warrington Avenue, destroyed the entire interior of the church along with the Allentown Senior...

Donations welcome at the St. Pius X rummage sale

St. Pius X Byzantine Church, 2336 Brownsville Rd. in Carrick, will be holding its annual rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16-17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Food, including pierogies will be sold throughout the sale. The church is still in need of...

SSSNA seeking candidates to join Board of Directors

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) is looking for a few good men, or women. The Slopes Association will have open positions for three or four new Board of Directors members in the coming election. Board members are seeking to...

Harmony Singers launch new season

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh, a South Hills choral group, will launch its 2016-2017 season on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. with an open house and ice cream social for returning and prospective...

Man arrested after robbing South Side delivery driver

One of three suspects in an early morning on Saturday, Aug. 20, South Side robbery has been arrested. According to police, shortly before 12:35 a.m., a deliveryman was walking out of a Mamma Mia Pizzeria in the 500 block of E. Carson Street with a...

Shots fired call leads to the arrest of suspect

Zone 3 police officers were sent to the intersection of Estella Avenue and Freeland Street for a report of 10 shots fired at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. A gray, four-door vehicle was seen speeding in the area. While Officers were...

Back to School Bash, Pool Party at Ormsby Rec.

A Back to School Bash and Pool Party is planned for the Ormsby Recreation Center on Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 4-7 p.m. The evening of family fun before school starts includes games, prizes, food, school supplies and more. For more information, call...

Mercy Parish Nurse Program to offer 'foundations of faith nursing' prep

The Mercy Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Program, part of Pittsburgh Mercy and Trinity Health, serving in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, will host “Foundations of Faith Community Nursing,” a five-day preparation course that offers...

Open house at Mount veterans clinic

Join the staff at Hilltop Community Health Center on Friday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. for the PATH Clinic Open House, inside the old South Hills High School at 151 Ruth Street; Pittsburgh, PA 15211. The Pain Alleviation and Trauma Healing (PATH) clinic...

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward David Pudup to L3 Holdings Ltd. at 2711 Burham St. for $25,000. John Oelschlager to West Allen Capital 4 LLC at 3217 Josephine St. for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $4,140). Marie Costa et al. to Joseph Novi at 424...

Zoning code change would allow features in setbacks

The City of Pittsburgh Planning Commission has initiated a Zoning Code Text amendment related to Features Allowed within Setbacks. The proposed amendment would permit minor building additions and certain accessory structures as Administrator’s...

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 322/16 on...

Housing Court hearing

The following Housing Court cases is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, at 1:30 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik’s courtroom: • Kenneth Summit, 315 Wyoming Street, 19th Ward, Code 403.42A. All Housing Court cases are open to the...