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County has HPV Vaccine to help prevent cervical cancer

The Allegheny County Health Department now offers the HPV vaccine, which is highly effective in preventing Human Papillomavirus infections that cause most cervical cancers. HPV vaccine is recommended for girls 11 to 12 years of age, as well as those...

 

State to hold public hearings on WIC program April 11 in Erie

The Pennsylvania Department of Health will hold a hearing on Wednesday, April 11 in Erie to receive public comments on the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program. One of three scheduled across the state and the closest to...

 

City Theatre presents the world premiere of The Missionary Position

City Theatre will present the world premiere of The Missionary Position, commissioned by City Theatre from acclaimed playwright Keith Reddin. The Missionary Position runs April 12 – May 20 in the th...

 

A Splendid Friend, Indeed program at Knoxville Branch Library April 7

Celebrate Pennsylvania's “One Book, Every Young child” selection, A Splendid Friend, Indeed by Suzanne Bloom with stories, crafts, activities and more for kids ages 3-6 at the Knoxville Library on Saturday, April 7 at 11:30 a.m. Kids of all ages...

 

Carrick High music ensemble to perform at Walt Disney World

 Carrick High School will be among school music ensembles from across the country that will be packing their sheet music, instruments, flags and dance shoes this spring to travel to the Walt Disney World Resort for the third annual Festival Disney....

 

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta benefits Emmaus Community

The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh will sponsor a fundraising Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Saturday, May 5 at the Circuit Centre and Ballroom, 5 Hot Metal Street, South Side. The evening begins with cocktails/cash bar at 7 p.m. followed by dinner catered...

 

Spring blood drive on Hilltop April 16

Saint John Vianney parish will sponsor a Spring Blood Drive on Monday, April 16 at the Parish Center, downstairs. Anyone who donated blood after February 20 will not qualify....

 

Wheatley staff in Arlington to help with services

Beth Ann Cushaninck from Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr. office will be at St. Clair AA/Senior Center, 2400 Elsie St., on Thursday April 5,  from 9 a.m. to noon. She will be able to help out with a variety of state related services....

 

Mayor at Upper Knoxville

The next meeting of the Upper Knoxville Block Watch will be Tuesday, April 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Knoxville Christian Church, 72 Knox Avenue. The public is welcome to hear guest speakers Mayor Luke Ravehstahl and Allegheny County Councilman Bill...

 

Community leaders meeting

Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council is hosting a Community Leaders Meeting on April 12 at 7 p.m. This meeting is open to any organizations in the surrounding communities.  The purpose is to join forces to improve the Hilltop area.  407 Gearing Ave,...

 

Candidates' night on the S.S. Slopes

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association is holding a candidates' night on April 11, 7 p.m. at St. Paul of the Cross Monastery, 148 Monastery Street.  Candidates from the following offices were invited: City of Pittsburgh Council - District...

 

29th Ward Block Watch meets April 4

The next meeting of the 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch will be Wednesday, April 4, 7 p.m. at Roosevelt Elementary School, Brownsville Road and Cherryhill Street. Use the side entrance. All are invited....

 

16th Ward Block Watch meets April 9

The Next meeting of the 16th Ward Arlington Block Watch will be on Monday, April 9 at 7 p.m., St. Clair AA/ Hall, 2400 Elsie St. The guest speaker will be Patrick Ford, director of economic and community development for the city of...

 

Councilman wants residents to be able to donate to Pgh. Promise

City Council President Doug Shields has introduced legislation that authorizes a tear-off coupon to be added to the 2007 Pgh 40 tax forms that will give taxpayers an opportunity to make a donation to The Pittsburgh Promise, a collaborative effort...

 

Area students on SRU's list

Five students from the South Pittsburgh area earned Dean's List honors for the fall semester at Slippery Rock University. They are: Thomas L. Brose; Sean W. McElhone; Leah V. Schmitt; Bethany A. Vahabzadeh; and, Brandy A. Wilson. To qualify for the...

 

Rep. Readshaw receives national service award

Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) Board Chairman state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Carrick, is the recipient of the 2007 Local Public Service Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). Rep. Readshaw was selected...

 

Elder-ado centers closed Good Friday

Elder-ado Senior Centers will be closed in observance of Good Friday, April 6. Centers will reopen on Monday, April 9....

 

Kids' Easter party in Arlington

The Arlington Civic Council will host a children's Easter luncheon and party on April 7 at 1 p.m. at the Henry Kaufmann Center, Fernleaf and Salisbury streets. Activities will include egg dying, coloring activity, egg hunt, lunch and a special...

 

Veronica's Veil welcomes public to Friday's Living Stations of the Cross

The Veronica's Veil Players and the New Day Singers welcome the public to join them for “The Living Stations of the Cross” presented on Good Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. in the Veronica's Veil Auditorium, 44 Pius Street, South Side. Admission is...

 

Learn how to build a rain barrel in South Side workshop

Pennsylvania Resources Council invites residents to learn about a free supply of fresh, clean water by attending their Rain Barrel/Watershed Workshop at the CCI Center, South Side on Wednesday, April 11 from 6:30-8 p.m. At the workshop participants...

 

Carrick students attend conference

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) held its 61st annual State Leadership Conference March 14-16 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Convention Center. Twelve students from Carrick High School attended, participating in activities...

 

Happy Easter

Robertito, Emily and Christina Garcia visit with the Easter Bunny at the Family Care Connection in Mount Oliver. Photos with Mr. Bunny were provided by the Mount Oliver Recreation...

 

Easter Party in Mount Oliver

Ireland Mahoney (top) and Bethany Deshantz work on a crafts project at the Family Care Connection in Mount Oliver. This year the Mount Oliver Recreation Association joined in with the Family Care...

 

St. Adalbert class reunion planned

Members of the Saint Adalbert class of 1967 who are interested in attending their 40th Class Reunion should contact Linda Dunik-Surdick at 412-531-2806  or email at lindysur@verizon.net. They are in the process of making plans and need your...

 

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