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Articles from the January 3, 2017 edition

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 Front Page    January 3, 2017

No print edition this week of South Pittsburgh Reporter

The South Pittsburgh Reporter kicked off the New Year by publishing online versions only for January 3, 2017. Tom Smith, editor of The South Pittsburgh Reporter, noted the week leading up to the first week of the new year is typically a slow news...

 
 Front Page    January 3, 2017

South Side council hosting meeting on Wharton housing

The South Side Community Council will host a special meeting with Edwards Communities Development Corp. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 7 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. Edwards Communities Development is proposing to build 320-340 housing...

 
 Front Page    January 3, 2017

PWSA meetings will discuss lead in city drinking water

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will hold community meetings to present information on lead in drinking water. PWSA leadership, in conjunction with the Allegheny County Health Department and the United Way, will give presentations on...

 
 Government    January 3, 2017

This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • James Tomasits Jr., 710 Schuler Street, 16th Ward, Codes 108.1.1A, 302.4, 307.1. The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for...

 
 Government    January 3, 2017

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 420/16 on...

 
 Real Estate    January 3, 2017

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward RE 360 SS Partn. 2 L.P. to John Papp at 919 Eleanor St. for $184,123. 17th Ward Megan Shea to Edgar Morano at 120 S 16th St. for $204,000. Thomas Jackson to Michael Mingrone at 129 S 16th St. for $575,000. Shirley Farkas to H Investments LL...

 
 Service News    January 3, 2017

Study finds improved access to care for veterans

A recent study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU), in conjunction with the Department of Veteran...

 
 News    January 3, 2017

Apply now for Pittsburgh Police citizens academy

Twice a year, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police sponsors an opportunity for members of the community to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau through the Pittsburgh Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). The CPA...

 
 News    January 3, 2017

High school students can apply for to attend the Pittsburgh Police Student Police Academy

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is offering an opportunity for local area students in grades 9-12 and attend either a public, parochial, private or charter School in the community to learn firsthand about the roles and career opportunities of being a...

 
 Public Safety    January 3, 2017

Two guns recovered in arrests on January 1 on the South Side Flats

On January 1 Zone 3 Officers were sent to the area of 1820 E. Carson Street for a report of shots fired at approximately 8 p.m. Officers were advised a bearded black man, approximately 6’ tall and wearing black pants and a black sweatshirt, was...

 
 Meetings    January 3, 2017

Knoxville Community Council meetings on January 5 and 11

Knoxville Community Council (KCC) will hold its first committee meeting of 2017 on Thursday, Jan. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. KCC’s community forum will be on Wednesday, Jan. 11, beginning at 6...

 
 Meetings    January 3, 2017

South Side Planning Forum will meet Tuesday, Jan. 10

The South Side Planning Forum will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The agenda will include any presentations and updates by the Development Review Committee and the...

 
 News    January 3, 2017

Holy Apostles Festival of Praise at St. Albert

Holy Apostles Parish at St. Albert the Great Church, 3198 Schieck Street, will hold a Festival of Praise on January 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. Theme for the evening is Hope Among Us. Light refreshments will follow. All are welcome....

 
 News    January 3, 2017

Fort Pitt Museum closed for updating, maintence

The Fort Pitt Museum, part of the Senator John Heinz History Center museum system, will temporarily close for exhibition maintenance and updating. The museum will reopen to the public on Saturday, Jan. 28. The closure will allow the Fort Pitt Museum...

 
 Public Safety    January 3, 2017

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Dec. 19-25

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: December 19th, 2016 thru December 25th, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Robbery- 100 Blk. Of Pasadena St. - On 12/20/16 at 12:10 AM- RP states that he was...