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Articles from the January 2, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    January 2, 2013

Bhutanese refugees find a home in Hilltop communities

Kishor Pradhan lived in a refugee camp in Nepal for 14 years after being forced out of Bhutan. He arrived in the U.S. in 2005. “I felt there was an opportunity for better living here,” he said of...

 
 Front Page    January 2, 2013

MWCDC names Kambitsis to position

Jason Kambitsis has been named executive director for The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC). Mr. Kambitsis has most recently been employed as the director of economic...

 
 Government    January 2, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 3, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Thomas Pasternak, 318 Bausman Street, 30th Ward, Code 302.8. • Clarence and Theda Jane Russel, 320...

 
 Real Estate    January 2, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 1/2/13

16th Ward Cynthia McGinnis to Scott McIlrath at 130 22nd St. S Unit 3A for $222,000. Gary Jurek to Donald Wrcesinski at 2508 Mission St. for $165,000. Doris Markowski to Ralph and Sharon Hamm at 2000 Spring St. for $33,500. Synergy Capital Inc. to...

 
 Public Safety    January 2, 2013

Two men shot in Knoxville

Pittsburgh Police homicide detectives are conducting an investigation involving two young men who were shot in Knoxville on December 27 at approximately 2:48 p.m. Zone 3 officers responded to 911 reports of shots being fired in the area of Rochelle...

 
 News    January 2, 2013

Brashear holiday assistance campaign a success, but need continues

The Brashear Association, a South Pittsburgh community service agency, continued to set new records of service during its recent holiday assistance campaign, providing food assistance and toys to more families and children than the agency has ever...

 
 Service News    January 2, 2013

Service News

Marine Corps Pvt. Shane M. Glass, son of Sandra Glass and Ron F. Glass, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. For 13 weeks, Pvt. Glass stayed committed...

 
 News    January 2, 2013

Co-Creators Youth Club resumes meeting

The South Side Co-Creators Youth Club will resume meeting after its Christmas break on Tuesday, Jan. 8. All youth ages 4 through 16 years are welcome to this interdenominational community group which...

 
 News    January 2, 2013

County offers Christmas tree recycling at parks

The Allegheny County Department of Parks is again offering its Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents of the county can drop off their Christmas trees through Saturday, Jan. 19 at all nine regional parks during regular...

 
 School News    January 2, 2013

‘Words to be Heard’ scholarship contest

Graduating high school seniors in western Pennsylvania are invited to enter the Seventh Annual “Words to be Heard” Scholarship Contest, sponsored by Edgar Snyder & Associates.  The law firm is asking students to create programs that will...

 
 News    January 2, 2013

KDKA looking for local heroes in the community

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA and Larry Richert are looking to identify five local men or women and honor them for their service to the community. They’re looking to the public to identify these individuals who stand out through acts or services within or...

 
 News    January 2, 2013

Worship service to start the year

The South Side Presbyterian Church will hold a worship service on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. to start off the New Year with the sacrament of Communion. All are welcome to participate at the South Side Presbyterian Church, South 20th and Sarah...

 
 News    January 2, 2013

PA Supreme Court piloting diversion program for vets

Military veterans facing incarceration for minor criminal charges would have the option of supervised treatment under a pilot program of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. The Magisterial District Judge Diversion program, aimed at veteran offenders,...

 
 News    January 2, 2013

County offering food protection courses

The Allegheny County Health Department has released its winter schedule of food protection certification courses for food industry workers. The two-day course will be offered on February 2 and 12 at Oakmont Country Club in Plum and March 4 and 11 at...