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Articles from the January 26, 2016 edition

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 Front Page    January 26, 2016

Pittsburgh Diocese will close St. John Vianney

Mounting debt and declining attendance were considerations in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh's decision to close Saint John Vianney Parish on the Hilltop. "This decision was a very difficult one...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 26, 2016

Councilman's resignation accepted, officers recognized at boro council

A councilman’s resignation, and recognition for two borough police officers, kicked off the first regular Mount Oliver council meeting of 2016. It began with council voting to accept the resignation letter of Frank Bernardini. Mr. Bernardini had...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 26, 2016

Slopes association will survey area residents concerning neighborhood

The January 19 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured a neighborhood survey, update on trail signs in South Side Park, and news on renovations at the Giant Eagle on Wharton St.  The meeting was...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    January 26, 2016

Mount residents updated on 311 process, direction

An overview of the new 311 complaint process and a brief update on the executive director plans were topics discussed at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) community forum last Thursday at the Mount Washington Senior...

 
 Meetings    January 26, 2016

Updates Hilltop Farm Master Plan at Mt. O. City block watch meeting

The Mt. Oliver/St. Clair Block Watch and the Hilltop Alliance will make a public presentation of the Hilltop Farm Master Plan at the block watch’s regular meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. A...

 
 Meetings    January 26, 2016

Block watch training slated for Feb. 16 at Brashear Ctr.

The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace (SPCP) is hosting a Block Watch training for South Pittsburgh Residents. The training will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 6-7 p.m. at the Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah Street, in the Social Room. The...

 
 Government    January 26, 2016

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 28, at 9:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Urban Redevelopment Authority, 0 Water Street (29-E-9), 16th Ward, Code 105.1. • Lou H Ching, 805...

 
 Real Estate    January 26, 2016

Real Estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Dorsey Dick to Thomas Skiba at 2320 Carey Way for $182,850. Michael DeMonica to CostSun Group LLC at 2325 Jane St. and 2324-2326 Larkins Wa for $90,000. 17th Ward Cynthia Busch to Kenneth and Tracy Kucera at 1715 17th St. for $335,000....

 
 Government    January 26, 2016

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 4/16 on...

 
 Kids    January 26, 2016

Cool programs for kids in the warm Carrick Library

Youth looking for something to do during these cold winter days can find plenty of activities each week at the Carrick Library. Tuesday means Teen Time on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m., where 6th to 12th graders can engage in cool art projects, epic games,...

 
 News    January 26, 2016

Free soup lunch Jan. 30 at Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road in Mount Oliver, will hold a “Soup-er Lunch” on Saturday, Jan. 30 from noon to 2 p.m. There is no charge to eat-in with a variety of homemade soups and breads. All are welcome. Soup will also be...

 
 News    January 26, 2016

Bake sale at the Oasis Center

The Oasis Center, 1912 Brownsville Road in Carrick Bake will hold a Bake Sale on Saturday, Jan. 30 11a.m.-2 p.m. There will be free coffee and deserts during the sale. For more information, call 412-586-5621....

 
 News    January 26, 2016

Attorney General reaches settlement with CVS in PA

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane’s office announced a $450,000 consumer protection settlement with Pennsylvania CVS Pharmacy, L.L.C. The settlement follows allegations the company violated a 2010 agreement in which it agreed to...

 
 News    January 26, 2016

County Bar Association appoints South Side attorney to committee

The Allegheny County Bar Association has appointed attorney Ronald L. Hicks to serve on its new Ad Hoc Committee for Diversity and Gender Equality.  The ACBA recently formed the Diversity & Gender Equality Ad Hoc Committee to advise and assist its...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Beltzhoover Ave. shooting suspect caught in West End

At approximately 11:48 a.m. on January 19 Pittsburgh police and paramedics responded to the 90 block of Beltzhoover Avenue for the report of a shooting. The police found a 20 year old man at the...

 
 Government    January 26, 2016

Mt. Oliver Looking to Fill Council Vacancy

The Borough of Mt. Oliver is seeking forward-thinking individuals interested in serving on Borough Council to fill a recent vacancy in office. If you are a registered voter of the Borough of Mt. Oliver and would like to be considered, please submit...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Police investigate armed robbery on Brownsville

Pittsburgh police are investigating an armed robbery in Carrick. At approximately 9:36 p.m. on January 19 Zone 3 officers were sent to the Rite Aid in the 1200 block of Brownsville Road for a report of a robbery. According to police, a man...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Suspect leaves without cash in attempted robbery

Pittsburgh police are investigating an armed robbery on Sunday, Jan. 17. At approximately 9 p.m. that evening, Zone 3 officers were sent to the Pizza Hut in the 2100 block of Brownsville Road. According to police, the store clerk was at the counter...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Police investigating fatal shooting on Mt. Washington

The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit is investigating a fatal shooting of a man in a home in the 100 block of Southern Avenue in Mount Washington on January 19. Police and Paramedic were sent to the scene at approximately 10:45 p.m. where they...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 18, 2016 to January 24, 2016*: Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft of Firearm – 30 blk. Natchez St. – between 1/17 at 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM – Victim...