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Articles from the January 6, 2009 edition

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 Front Page    January 6, 2009

Emmaus Christmas

All smiles Christmas morning at Emmaus were (from left) Emmaus staff member Tahnee Lewis, residents Debbie Crighton and Carla Broerman, Pilot Sherri Lynn Dunik, resident Patty Taylor and staff member...

 
 Government    January 6, 2009

Pgh. Zoning Board hearings of local interest in So. Pgh.

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 001/09 on...

 
 News    January 6, 2009

Post Office offering Inauguration souvenir

According to the U.S. Constitution, only one thing is required for the inauguration of a president — the oath of office: “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to...

 
 Kids    January 6, 2009

South Side Library has activities for kids

On Thursday, Jan. 8, 13, 22 and 29 the South Side Library will offer Preschool Storytime at 1:30 p.m. for ages 2½ to 5 with an adult. Activities include stories, crafts, games and more. Chess Classes for Kids will be Saturday, Jan. 10, 17 and 24 at...

 
 News    January 6, 2009

Pilot Club scholarships

The Pilot Club of Pittsburgh is collecting scholarship applications for the Pilot International Foundation which sponsors three scholarship programs. The PIF/Lifeline Scholarship, The Marie Newton Sepia Memorial Scholarship, and The Pilot...

 
 Health    January 6, 2009

Exercise Class on Hilltop

Those with symptoms of arthritis pain and stiffness or have any of the many forms of arthritis are eligible to attend the Arthritis Exercise Program offered by The Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium Parish Nurse Program. These exercises are...

 
 News    January 6, 2009

Road work will cause changes in 837 traffic

Traffic patterns will change for motorists traveling on State Route 837 North through the Rankin Bridge project beginning Jan. 5.  The Rankin Bridge underpass on the Whitaker side will be closed for reconstruction. All traffic heading toward...

 
 News    January 6, 2009

Schools holding financial aid nights for college bound

Parents and families of the Pittsburgh Public Schools can attend one of the district's Financial Aid Nights to learn about the types of federal and state aid available for education after high school. On December 5, 2007, the district announced a $10...

 
 Health    January 6, 2009

Seminar for those training for Pittsburgh Marathon

 As medical sponsor of the 2009 Dick's Sporting Goods/Pittsburgh Marathon, UPMC Sports Medicine will host the first of three free training seminars for marathon participants. “Getting Started: Marathon Training and Preparation,” will be held at...

 
 News    January 6, 2009

Concord vs. Roosevelt in new basketball series

Concord and Roosevelt students in grades 4 and 5 will play a friendly, competitive basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 17 in the Carrick High School gym. The girls will compete at 10 a.m. and the boys will play at noon. The event is open to all...

 
 News    January 6, 2009

Elder-ado makes plans for winter bad weather closings

During the winter season Elder-ado Centers will be open if possible. However, closings or delays during severe weather will be broadcast on Channel 11 during the 5-7 a.m. morning news. Members can also call Executive Director Steve Hutter at the...

 
 News    January 6, 2009

Fall tree planting in Pittsburgh a success

The City of Pittsburgh has planted more than 700 trees throughout the city during the fall planting season. More than 150 trees were planted in the business districts alone, including 40 in the downtown business district.  Urban Forester Lisa...

 
 News    January 6, 2009

Zone 3 police called to Station Square stabbing

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Homicide Squad is investigating an overnight stabbing that occurred at the Matrix Nightclub located at 7 Station Square Drive on December 29. At approximately 12:45 a.m., a Pittsburgh police officer, who was working...

 
 News    January 6, 2009

Police ask for help in shooting of cabbie in Knoxville

Zone 3 officers responding to a call at 1:35 a.m. in the 400 block of Moore Avenue in Knoxville for a male shot on December 29, 2008, found a 30 year old black male on his knees outside of the driver's side of a Yellow Cab with gunshot wounds to the...

 
 Meetings    January 6, 2009

Town meeting to provide updates on UPMC South Side

City Councilman Bruce A. Kraus and Representative Harry Readshaw will present the outcome of their December 8 meeting with UPMC president Jeffrey Romoff regarding the proposed closing of UPMC South Side at a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 14...