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 Kids    February 3, 2009

Admission to Science Center with preserved snow balls

The snow has finally arrived, and there's a good reason to celebrate – free admission to Carnegie Science Center! Anyone who makes a snowball this winter and saves it in their freezer will receive a free general admission to the Science Center on t...

 
 News    February 3, 2009

New graduate

DeVon Lee Madden of (Curtin Avenue) graduated from Clarion University in December with a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies....

 
 Health    February 3, 2009

Woman to Woman program will focus on women's heart health

The next Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium “Woman to Woman” program is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road in Mount Oliver. Debbie Koch RN, Parish Nurse, will lead the discussion on “The...

 
 Health    February 3, 2009

CPR classes at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Rd, is sponsoring a CPR certification class on February 21, 2009 from 9 a.m. to noon. The class is limited to the first 15 registrants. Register by February 7 by calling Carol at 412-381-9215. The cost for...

 
 News    February 3, 2009

Help for low-income workers to claim tax credits

 Last year, approximately one in four eligible taxpayers in Allegheny County did not claim the federal Earned Income Tax Credit resulting in an estimated $38 million going unclaimed. In addition, the IRS estimates that $7 million was spent by local...

 
 News    February 3, 2009

County accepts applications for ball field permits

The Allegheny County Parks Department will accept applications for ball field permits from organized baseball, soccer and softball leagues from Wednesday, Feb. 4, through Wednesday, Feb. 18. Applications are available at park offices and online at...

 
 News    February 3, 2009

Watch Channel 11 for Elder-ado closings

During the winter season Elder-ado Centers will be open if possible. However, closings or delays during severe weather will be broadcast on Channel 11 during the 5-7 a.m. morning news. Members can also call Executive Director Steve Hutter at the...

 
 News    February 3, 2009

Concord students win energy awards

The Pittsburgh Public Schools 17th annual S.E.C.T.E.M. Awards (Student/Employee/Community/Teamed for Energy Management) were held recently and Concord School faired well. The school won the Thomas A....

 
 Kids    February 3, 2009

Story times at Knoxville Library

The Knoxville Library will offer story times on Saturday mornings from 11-11:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 7, 14, 21 and 28 for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Each Saturday will feature stories, rhymes and activities on a different theme. Call...

 
 Meetings    February 3, 2009

Planning Forum meets on Feb. 10 at Brashear Center

The next meeting of the South Side Planning Forum will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The agenda will include a presentation by Tracy Meyers and Rick Belloli of the South Side Local Development...

 
 Meetings    February 3, 2009

Slopes association will discuss South Side Neighborhood Plan

The next general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at St. Paul's Monastery in the main lounge beginning at 7 p.m. The focus of this month's meeting will be a discussion of the association's...

 
 News    February 3, 2009

Resources Council holds a ‘Don't Trash Your TV' recycling event

Pennsylvania Resources Council is kicking off the new year with a Don't Trash Your TV! Event on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at two locations: Construction Junction, 214 North Lexington Street, and the City of Pittsburgh's Environmental S...

 
 News    February 3, 2009

Pilot Club holding Recipe Challenge for cookbook

The Pilot Club of Pittsburgh is planning to publish a community cookbook filled to the brim with the best recipes from the best cooks in the area and they're looking for South Pittsburgher's favorite recipes! Those who submit a recipe could win a...

 
 Kids    February 3, 2009

Cops & Kids vs. the Steelers basketball game set

District Judge Richard King (left with Pittsburgh Steeler Heinz Ward) has announced that the annual Cops & Kids vs. The Steelers Basketball Game has been scheduled for Friday, April 3 at Carrick High...

 
 Kids    February 3, 2009

Register for SSAA baseball and softball

Registration for the upcoming 2009 South Side Athletic Association (SSAA) Baseball and Softball Season will take place at the Arlington Rec. Center, 2201 Salisbury, for boys and girls ages 7-18. Parents may register children from 6-7:30 p.m. on...

 
 Meetings    February 3, 2009

Councilman reschedules meeting on UPMC So. Side

District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus has rescheduled the meeting to discuss details of his meeting with UPMC president and CEO Jeffrey Romoff regarding the proposed closing of UPMC South Side. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 4 beginning...