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Articles from the January 28, 2014 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 28, 2014

Keener sworn in, collections up in Mt. Oliver Boro

The Jan. 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver council began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in Barbara Keener to a two-year term on council. She fills a vacancy created because Vanessa Talley, who was on the November ballot and won, no longer lives in the...

 
 Front Page    January 28, 2014

Love Your Block grant program seeking applications from groups

Mayor William Peduto has announced applications are available for the city’s Spring 2014 Love Your Block grant award program. The bloc k revitalization program gives organizations $2,000 to purchase supplies and equipment necessary for a...

 
 Real Estate    January 28, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 1/28/14

16th Ward Kathryn Harkins to Hilltop Redevelopment LLC at 2439 Arlington Ave. for $17,000. JTLP LLC to Diosmel Gonzalez and Erid Delgado at 2212 E. Carson St. for $389,000. Daryle Devlin to RE 360 SS Partn. 10 L.P. at 2221 Jonquil St. for $16,000....

 
 Government    January 28, 2014

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 21/14 on...

 
 Public Safety    January 28, 2014

Police ask for help in solving pair of Knoxville homicides

Pittsburgh Police homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in Knoxville on Thursday, Jan. 23. Jason Eubanks, 36, and Cheralynn Sabatasso, 36, were found shot to death in a car near the intersection of Grimes Avenue and Zara...

 
 Opinion    January 28, 2014

PPS sports cuts could be a big drain

As of last year, the PIAA (Pennsylvania’s Interscholastic Athletic Association) kids are allowed to transfer to other schools and school districts to play sports elsewhere if the athletic program is eliminated from their district’s budget. Prior...

 
 Meetings    January 28, 2014

RSVP for next Zone 3 meeting

The next Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting will be on February 19, 6 p.m. at the Zone 3 Station, corner of Arlington and Warrington avenues. There will be a presentation by Deputy Director Raymond Demichiei of the Office of Emergency Management...

 
 Meetings    January 28, 2014

Liquor license saturation topic in S.S.

The South Side Community Council is planning its “Second in a Series” public safety meetings on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The topic for this session is the saturation of liquor licenses on...

 
 News    January 28, 2014

Allentown seniors celebrate Polka Dot Day with a party

Allentown Senior Center celebrated Polka Dot Day, January 22, with a party. Polka Dot Day? Who knew? Polka dots were given to those who didn't have any, but most of the nearly 50 people in attendance...

 
 News    January 28, 2014

Organic gardening workshop

An Organic Gardening Basics Workshop will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mount Oliver Fire Hall, 120 Brownsville Road. Topics that will be covered include: choosing a suitable space for a garden; soil health; what to...

 
 News    January 28, 2014

Learn more about urban gardens at So. Side expo

Learn more and give your input on South Side’s public urban gardens at the Urban Garden Expo on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CLP-South Side, 2005 E. Carson Street. “Chicks in the Hood will be there from 11:30 a.m. to noon and...

 
 Government    January 28, 2014

Borough of Mt. Oliver Ordinance No. 938

The following proposed ordinance will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of the Council of the Borough of Mt. Oliver on February 17, 2014 at 7:30pm. Borough of Mt. Oliver Ordinance No. 938 An ordinance of the Borough of Mt. Oliver,...

 
 News    January 28, 2014

Pitts-burrrrgh Drowned Hogs taking the plunge this Saturday

The Pitts-burrrrgh Drowned Hogs will be taking the plunge into the Monongahela River on Saturday, February 1 to benefit Circle C Youth & Family Services. Coffee and warm-ups begin at 11 a.m. with the swim at noon at the 18th Street boat ramp in...

 
 Kids    January 28, 2014

Indoor winter fun for kids at the Knoxville Branch Library

The Knoxville Library is celebrating the Winter Olympics Games during February with some indoor activities for kids in grades K-5. Wii sports gaming, Popcorn Olympics, snowflake making and other things to lift the winter doldrums are planned....

 
 Kids    January 28, 2014

Ball sign-ups for boys and girls at Carrick Athletic Association

Carrick Athletic Association will hold baseball sign-ups at Phillips Park Rec Center, 201 Parkfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The sign-ups for boys and girls will take place on Saturdays Feb. 8 and 22 and March 8 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 
 Health    January 28, 2014

Healthy Body, Healthy Planet workshops in So. Side, the Hill

Free Healthy Body, Healthy Planet Workshops will be presented by the Pennsylvania Resources Council with support of the National Nursing Center Consortium The Healthy Body Workshops are designed to heighten awareness and encourage action around the...

 
 Entertainment    January 28, 2014

The Skivvies coming to City Theatre

City Theatre will present The Skivvies, in a special performance featuring the musical duo's signature undie rock and comedy pop. The Skivvies will perform in City Theatre's Hamburg Studio for four...

 
 News    January 28, 2014

CLP celebrates Black History Month with 28 days of events

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is celebrating Black History month by recognizing the contributions, achievements and excellence of African Americans in music and culture. Events for children, teens, adults and families will take place all month long...

 
 News    January 28, 2014

Free legal help for low-income area residents

Free legal help is available at the South Hills Legal Clinic for low-income area residents on the first Wednesday of each month at the Stewart Avenue Evangelical Lutheran Church from 6-8 p.m. Duquesne Light and K&L Gates are working with the...

 
 Kids    January 28, 2014

C-MITES fun classes for bright kids

C-MITES Fun Classes for Bright Kids at Carnegie Mellon University offers hands-on Weekend Workshops for gifted students in Kindergarten - 10th grade. One- day classes on selected dates in March and April include Build a Robot, Egg Drop Physics,...

 
 News    January 28, 2014

City property tax bills will be mailed by Feb. 14

The City of Pittsburgh/School District property tax bills will be mailed out by February 14. The due dates for payment have also been extended. To receive the two percent discount, the first installment must be paid by March 14. All payments are due...

 
 News    January 28, 2014

Peduto pulls parking passes

Mayor William Peduto issued an executive order last week to announce new rules governing the distribution of unrestricted parking passes held by current and former City of Pittsburgh employees, Allegheny County employees, authority employees and...

 
 Kids    January 28, 2014

History Center will host NFL Play 60 training camp on February 1

A day before Pittsburghers dive into a smorgasbord of nachos and dip and park themselves on the couch to watch pro football’s big game, the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center is challenging families to get active at the...

 
 Kids    January 28, 2014

Save a snowball now and name your own price at the science center on June 20

Put on some extra-warm mittens and go make snowballs. Carnegie Science Center is offering a unique opportunity to capture a bit of this week’s snowfall now, preserve it for a few months, then bring it in—and celebrate the coming of summer with a...