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Real estate transactions for issue of Jan. 30, 2018

16th Ward David McGurl to Gabriel Thrower at 2621 Jane St. for $159,900. 17th Ward Sean Ferris to Laura Stuart at 1014 E. Warrington Ave. for $89,900. Christopher Rauber trustee to B&B Capital LLC at...

 

This week's South Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Willie Purdom, 424 Rochelle Street, 30th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. The following...

 

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 26/18 on...

 

Correction....

In last week’s South Pittsburgh Reporter it was incorrectly reported Mt. Oliver property tax bills will be mailed out the first week in February. Borough officials say the property tax bills aren’t scheduled to go out until the latter part of...

 

Blue Ribbon Panel will discuss PWSA at community forum Jan. 30

The City of Pittsburgh will host the PWSA Blue Ribbon Panel Community Forum. The forum will take place on Tuesday, January 30, 6-8 p.m. in Council Chambers, 5th Floor, City-County Building. The panel will use this meeting to provide an overview...

 

Penna. Attorney General warns of Super Bowl LII scams

Attorney General Josh Shapiro and his Bureau of Consumer Protection warned Pennsylvanians to be alert for scams when purchasing Super Bowl LII tickets or other products relating to the event. Consumers and sports fans can be scammed and end up...

 

Learn more about Love My Neighbor! grants at South Pittsburgh workshops

Love My Neighbor! grants up to $2,500 are available to residents of Allentown, Beltzhoover, Hill District, Homewood, Larimer, Lincoln-Lemington, Knoxville, Millvale, and Wilkinsburg to support resident-led projects that love their neighbors and...

 

Knoxville council to meet Feb. 1

The Knoxville Community Group will meet on Thursday, Feb. 1 at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. The agenda includes discussion about: the Knoxville Play Space with G-TECH, the McKinley Park Project, Friends of McKinley Park; the Love Your...

 

New Division 4, urban farm work days discussed on Hilltop

Topics discussed at the Jan. 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group included local crime, urban farm work days, a new Public Works’ 4th Division building, and the annual Biscuits Bingo fundraiser for local animal organizations....

 

Mayor issues order adopting recommendations of PWSA panel

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order adopting recommendations of his Blue Ribbon Panel on restructuring Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority governance.  After a year of study, the panel last month issued recommendations that...

 

Annual South Side Soup Contest tickets on sale Friday, Feb. 2

It's baaack! This year's South Side Soup Contest is on Saturday, Feb. 17, from noon to 3 p.m. Soup Contest tickets will be available for purchase online only at www.southsidesoup.com at noon on...

 

McKinley Master Plan, Healthy Homes Program at Allentown CDC Feb. 6

The Allentown CDC will hold its regular open meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. The agenda will include: a presentation on the Healthy Homes Program by Hawa Mariko, who will also...

 

South Watch meeting will focus on human trafficking

The February South Watch meeting will take place at the Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah Street, South Side, on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at noon. In addition to reports from city and state officials, Pittsburgh Narcotics/Vice Detective Joe Ryczaj and FBI...

 

Panel discussion with KCC concerns bullying

A panel discussion on bullying hosted by the Knoxville Community Council will be held at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place at 6 p.m. on February 7. Participants include representative from: One Way; Urban Kind; Amachi; GVI Community...

 

Snow Angels needed to clear seniors' sidewalks

Mayor’s Office & Office of Community Affairs is calling for volunteers to assist elderly and disabled residents with home snow removal this winter  The Office of Mayor William Peduto and the Office of Community Affairs launched Pittsburgh...

 

Greater Pitt Community Food Bank earns Live Well Allegheny designation

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced another workplace has earned the Live Well Allegheny designation. This brings the total to 50 communities, 41 restaurants, 14 workplaces and 13 school districts that are making health a...

 

State to provide $10M to Growth Fund for Hazelwood Green research facility

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa announced the award of $10 million to Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) Southwestern Pennsylvania Growth Fund to transform a former industrial mill in Hazelwood into a research facility for...

 

So. Pittsburgh State senators legislation would hold PA to Paris Accord standards

Senators Jay Costa and Wayne Fontana are introducing legislation that will hold Pennsylvania to the standards agreed to by more than 100 nations in the Paris Accords. President Trump pulled the United States out of the agreement shortly after taking...

 

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