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Articles from the January 30, 2007 edition

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 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    January 30, 2007

Area residents unhappy with proposals that would build mixed income housing

A second meeting to discuss the future of the Arlington Heights development drew about 75 residents and 11 city and housing officials and representatives to St. Clair Athletic Association/Caliguiri Ha...

 
 By David Assad    Front Page    January 30, 2007

Planning Commission rejects plan to limit liquor licenses

Another solution being sought that doesn't affect entire city Several members of the City Planning Commission expressed sympathy for the residents of the South Side Flats who are seeking a remedy for the unruly bar scene in their neighborhood. This e...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

Federal Student Aid applications available

PHEAA is reminding students and families that the 2007-08 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available and should be completed as soon as possible. The FAFSA is the form that determines eligibility for almost all types of...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

PA Dental Assoc. will sponsor poster contest for third graders

In observance of National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) in February, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) is sponsoring its annual poster contest. All Pennsylvania third-grade students are eligible to participate in the contest. The...

 
 Opinion    January 30, 2007

City commission was right, South Side needs more help

The Pittsburgh Planning Commission's decision against the proposed legislation to limit the number of bars throughout the city in Local Neighborhood Commercial districts shouldn't be seen as a defeat for the residents of South Side. The legislation,...

 
 Health    January 30, 2007

Health by the numbers at OASIS

Learn about cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index and other health related numbers that your heart relies on. Find out what you can do to improve and maintain these numbers to live a longer, stronger life. Understand your risks of heart...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

Goodwill moves Computer Works down the street

Goodwill Industries of Pittsburgh held a grand re-opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony at its not-for-profit used computer store, Computer Works of South Side, last week. Computer Works of South Side moved just one block to 2600 East...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

South Side Library changing hours

The South Side Library will reallocate its hours so the library opens each day at 10 a.m. beginning February 4. The new hours will be: Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.;...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

Red Cross training volunteers for armed forces services program

Space is still available to train for the Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Services (AFES) program. Last year 770 local military families depended on the American Red Cross Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter to send messages to their U.S. service...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

Friday Night @ the Brentwood Library

The Brentwood Library will host Friday Night @ the Library from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9. Family fun and free entertainment will be offered including two newly released movies. Families can play board games together, use the computers and the...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

Dr. McCollum honored for long-time service

The Allegheny County Medical Society presented awards of recognition to 29 physicians with 50 years of service to the medical profession during its annual installation of officers ceremony at the Westin Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 27. Among...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

Former South Sider vies for Miss Teen Pittsburgh

Tiffany Lynn Bernatowicz, who competed in the 2007 Miss Pittsburgh preliminary competition on January 14, will represent Turtle Creek in the final Miss Teen Pittsburgh competition on June 10. Ms....

 
 News    January 30, 2007

PRC will present program on household hazardous waste disposal

Have you ever given thought to the types of chemicals your body comes in contact with – just in keeping your home clean and maintained? Bathroom cleaners, paint thinners, even garden chemicals and pool chemicals all can cause harm or severe damage...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

Blood pressue checks, adult coffee at Brentwood Library

The Brentwood Library Health Education committee invites the public to have a blood pressure check on Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 1-3 p.m. at the library. The service is free and no appointment is necessary. The library's Adult Coffee Hour is Monday...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

Readshaw bill will protect landowners from liability

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has introduced legislation that would protect landowners from liability for the actions of others they allow to use their property for such activities as hunting and fishing. In October, the House unanimously...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

Taxpayer Relief Act provides more rebates for seniors

According to State Senator Jay Costa the ongoing dialogue with Pennsylvania seniors as it relates to property tax reduction has produced an expanded program via the Taxpayer Relief Act. This act, will make rebates available to an additional 420,000...

 
 News    January 30, 2007

County offering free smoke alarms to area residents

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering free smoke alarms and giving priority to residents of 17 communities that had high fire rates last year. The areas include the South Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Allentown, Beltzhoover and Carrick....

 
 Government    January 30, 2007

Three local hearings before Pittsburgh Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled three public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Feb. 1 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case...

 
 Meetings    January 30, 2007

St. Clair AA meets

St. Clair AA/ Seniors will have an open meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m. at St. Clair Hall, 2400 Elsie Street. Everyone is welcome to attend....

 
 By Al Lowe    News    January 30, 2007

Plans for South Hills HS depend on school lease extension

Members attending the forum session of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation held on Jan.18 heard a brief update on plans to convert South Hills High School into an apartment complex. MWCDC executive director Ethan Raup said the URA...