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 Government    February 3, 2004

Mt. Oliver Zoning Hearing #01-04

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ZONING HEARING PLACE — MUNICIPAL BUILDING 150 BROWNSVILLE ROAD MT. OLIVER, PA 15210 DATE — THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2004 TIME — 6:00 P.M. CASE #01-04 — REQUEST FOR VARIANCE RELATING TO OPENING A LAUNDROMAT IN BASEMENT OF...

 
 Opinion    February 3, 2004

We're all safer now

It is hard to argue that the American people and the world are not safer today than they were a year ago, now that Saddam Hussein is out of power and in the custody of the U.S. military. He and his sons and all of his henchmen were among the most...

 
 News    February 3, 2004

MH/MR group awarded mini-grant for employment

Turtle Creek Valley MH/MR, Inc.'s Employment Services Department has received a mini-grant to provide outreach and education to employers in the Homestead, Munhall, West Homestead, Whitaker, West Mifflin, Swissvale, Braddock, Rankin, Turtle Creek,...

 
 Entertainment    February 3, 2004

Check out the encounter at the Silver Eye gallery

East/West Encounter will be on display beginning February 11 at the Silver Eye Center for Photography, 1015 E. Carson Street, South Side. The exhibit combines the work of photographers Doug DuBois and Soon-Mi Yoo, two mid-career artists based in...

 
 Entertainment    February 3, 2004

Mondo Mangia returns to City for five week run

Returning to City Theatre for her fifth engagement, Jilline Ringle performs her hit culinary cabaret Mondo Mangia from February 24 through April 10. Also returning is onstage pianist and musical director Thomas Wesley Douglas. Mondo Mangia is directe...

 
 News    February 3, 2004

Students can enter the African American History Essay Contest and write about the influence a building has in the community

National City Bank of Pennsylvania, with support from Bynums Advertising Service and the Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh, is sponsoring the 12th annual African American History Essay Contest. Area schools, churches and organizations...

 
 News    February 3, 2004

South Vo-Tech students ‘shoe' off their stuff

Andy Warhol began his career by creating window displays for department stores and sketching ads, such as women's shoes, for newspapers. Following in Warhol's footsteps, pardon the pun, are five...

 
 News    February 3, 2004

Pittsburgh Zoning Board schedules two hearing of interest to South Side residents

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled two public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Feb. 5 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 023/04...

 
 Front Page    February 3, 2004

Cold weather bringing out scam artists in area

District Justice Ann Scharding is warning local residents to be aware about potential scams in the area. Last week in Allentown, a man claiming to be a gas company employee asked for and was granted entry into a local couple's home by the husband....

 
 By Jason Greiner    News    February 3, 2004

Joann Salopek, South Side Chamber of Commerce's Person of the Year

On February 20, JoAnn Salopek, a lifelong South Side resident and longtime community activist, will be honored as this year's South Side Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year. According to fellow community advocate Roberta Smith, Mrs. Salopek...

 
 Front Page    February 3, 2004

South Side business makes no ‘Excuses' for accessibility

By D.T. Thomas, Contributing Writer Three years ago this winter, a federal law suit was filed against George Pantelas, Jr., the owner of Excuses Bar & Grill at 2526 East Carson Street, citing his business did not provide adequate access for...

 
 By David Assad    Front Page    February 3, 2004

Consultant proposes making a connection with South Side Park

South Side residents, in both the Flats and Slopes, rarely make the connection between the Quarry Park ball field and the Arlington youth baseball field that sits on the hill above Quarry. The baseball field, expanded and renovated last year, is...