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Articles from the January 16, 2007 edition

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 Opinion    January 16, 2007

Revolving door spins on Zone 3 commander, again

The revolving door to the Zone 3 police commander's office has once again turned bringing in newly named Commander Lawrence Ross III while pushing out Commander RaShall Brackney. In the shuffling of police supervisory personnel, Commander Brackney...

 
 Government    January 16, 2007

Substance abuse on city council agenda

Pittsburgh City Council is considering an ordinance that amends the Zoning Code. CB No. 0671 would add and define a new use, Controlled Substance Dispensation Facility, which is to be allowed as a Conditional Use Exception in certain zoning...

 
 Government    January 16, 2007

One hearing of local interest before Pittsburgh Zone Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled one public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Jan. 18 at 9:30 a.m. in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown....

 
 Government    January 16, 2007

Public hearing on proposed legislation to limit bars in city

The Pittsburgh Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing on a change in zoning that would prohibit a bar from opening within 150 feet of any more than two existing bars in local neighborhood commercial districts. The change would also...

 
 Meetings    January 16, 2007

Mount Washington CDC forum

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation will hold its monthly Forum meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be at the Mount Washington Senior Community Center, 122 Virginia Avenue....

 
 Health    January 16, 2007

Arthritis exercise class beginning

The next 10-week session of Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program will begin January 23, and run through March 27. These classes are offered by Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium Parish Nurse Program. The exercises are approved and recommended by...

 
 News    January 16, 2007

Tai Chi, self defense on tap at the Brentwood Library

The Brentwood Library is taking registrations for Tai Chi classes and self defense. Tai Chi improves balance, flexibility, circulation and relieves stress. Classes will be on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon with instructor Patty Swartz. To register...

 
 News    January 16, 2007

Nominations now accepted for annual Teacher of the Year Award

Nominations for the Pennsylvania 2006-2007 “Teacher of the Year” award, sponsored by Teachers' Insurance Plan™, are being accepted through March 1. The award will include $1,000 to the wining teacher and a $500 grant to that teacher's school....

 
 News    January 16, 2007

Arlington Academy has its supporters in the community

Area businesses and residents are showing their support by reading along with the students at Arlington Academy. Every month the principal, Dr. Cindi Muehlbauer, picks a different book, and January's pick is “Who Moved My Cheese? For Kids.” To...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    January 16, 2007

Forum hears about uncontrolled proliferation of bars on South side

The problem of the proliferation of bars in the South Side again took center stage at the January 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. At last month's meeting, an ordinance designed to control the density of bars, in the long-term, was...

 
 By David Assad    Front Page    January 16, 2007

Boro councilman asks county for development funding

Funding to further supermarket, public safety asked of Onorato Mount Oliver borough officials are hoping to get an answer by next week from Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato about a grant...

 
 Opinion    January 16, 2007

Zoning isn't the way to win the bar war

On Tuesday, Jan. 23 the Pittsburgh Planning Commission will consider making a change to zoning in Local Neighborhood Commercial (LNC) districts that among other things would place limitations on the number of liquor licenses that could be located in...

 
 News    January 16, 2007

Phillips School Geographic Bee winner will move to the next level of competition

Jeremy Austin, a fourth grader at Phillips Elementary School, won the First Round of the 2007 National Geographic Bee at the school on January 10. For the 19th year, the National Geographic Society...

 
 Kids    January 16, 2007

My Money, My Life recruiting

My Money, My Life, a financial literacy program for teens 16-19 years of age will be offered on Thursday, January 18, 25, February 1, 8 and 15. Each class includes dinner. Students will learn about personal finance topics such as budgeting, saving,...

 
 Kids    January 16, 2007

Chess classes at library

The Carrick branch of Carnegie Library will offer free chess classes beginning today at 6 p.m. and running through February 20. This six week session is for children in grades K-8 who have a basic knowledge of chess and would like to learn about the...

 
 Meetings    January 16, 2007

Birmingham AARP will hold their regular meeting followed by bingo

Birmingham AARP #2757 will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue at 12:30 p.m. There will be bingo after the meeting. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served for a donation. Visitors are always...

 
 News    January 16, 2007

Carrick marching band will hold a fundraising spaghetti dinner

The Carrick High School Marching Band and Auxiliary will sponsor a Spaghetti Dinner with sauce donated by Olive Garden on Saturday, Jan. 27 from 3-7 p.m. at Saint Basil Church Hall on Brownsville Road. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children...

 
 News    January 16, 2007

South Side Rotary participating in food drive to honor Dr. King

The South Side Rotary Club is joining VisitPittsburgh in a Food Drive commemorating Martin Luther King's birthday. The drive will take place from January 2-31 throughout the city. Look for collection points throughout South Side with barrels for...

 
 News    January 16, 2007

Rotary has opportunity for young professional in exchange program

An outstanding travel and cultural exchange opportunity for young professionals is now available through Rotary's Group Study Exchange Program. This year Rotary in greater Pittsburgh will be sending a team of four young professionals and a Rotary...

 
 News    January 16, 2007

National No Name-Calling Week will take place January 22-26

Words hurt! More than that, they have the power to make students feel unsafe to the point where it affects their performance in school or they can't conduct a normal life. No Name-Calling Week is an annual week of educational activities aimed at...

 
 News    January 16, 2007

Grand View church will hold rummage sales during January

Grand View U.P. Church will hold rummage sales on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with items for men woman and children. They will also have household items and much more. On January 20 and January 27 they will hold a bag sale on clothes and shoes....

 
 Meetings    January 16, 2007

Possible Arlington Heights development discussed

Councilman Jeffrey Koch has scheduled a public meeting to discuss development at Arlington Heights for Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at Saint Clair AA, 2400 Elsie St., Arlington. Residents from District 3 with an interest in the development are...

 
 Meetings    January 16, 2007

Hilltop weed and seed meeting to follow Mt. O/Cityblock watch

Councilman Jeff Koch has scheduled a Weed and Seed meeting for members of Hilltop communities on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m. at the Potters House Cathedral, 430 Cathedral Avenue. Council District 3 residents including those from Allentown,...

 
 Meetings    January 16, 2007

Zone 3 safety meeting this week

The monthly meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m. at the Banksville Park Community Center off of Crane Avenue. All residents of Zone 3 are welcome to attend and bring their public safety...

 
 Entertainment    January 16, 2007

The Muckle Man coming to South Side

The Muckle Man will surface on City Theatre's mainstage from January 25 – February 18. Directed by Tracy Brigden, City Theatre's production is the world premiere of the play's new, revised version....

 

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