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Articles from the February 4, 2014 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 4, 2014

Officials discuss challenges of limiting liquor licenses in S.S.

Efforts to manage the proliferation of alcohol establishments in the South Side Flats often encounter a brick wall: a mixture of politics, regulations, bureaucracy, legalities, and well-funded opposition forces who can afford specialized legal...

 
 Front Page    February 4, 2014

Kraus opening satellite office in So. Side

District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus is preparing to open his third neighborhood satellite office. The new neighborhood office, opening on February 14, will be on the first floor of UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center two days a month. The opening...

 
 Front Page    February 4, 2014

Tickets for So. Side Soup Contest will go on sale this Friday at noon

Tickets for the 10th Annual South Side Soup Contest presented by First National Bank will go on sale Friday, Feb. 7 at noon at http://southsidesoup.com for $25 each. The 2014 South Side Soup Contest w...

 
 Real Estate    February 4, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 2/4/14

16th Ward Regis Ketter to Amanda Collier and Arthur Lindsay at 2334 Patterson St. for $114,000. 19th Ward Beryl Sullivan to ECO Engineering Inc. at 322 Crane Ave. for $8,000. Stanley Goldberg to C Kent and Valerie May at 1 Trimont Lane Unit 1415A...

 
 Government    February 4, 2014

Upcoming hearings before Pittsburgh Zoning Board

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 187/13 on...

 
 Government    February 4, 2014

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 6, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Robert Carr, 425 Eureka Street, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.4, 304.13, 304.9. • Michael Wood...

 
 Public Safety    February 4, 2014

Arrest made in deaths of Knoxville couple Jan. 23

Pittsburgh homicide detectives have made an arrest in the shooting deaths of Cheralynn Sabatasso and Jason Eubanks in Knoxville on January 23. Antoine Ward, 38, was arrested on January 31 and charged...

 
 News    February 4, 2014

Mayor appoints Mike Gable as public works director

Mayor William Peduto has appointed Mike Gable as his new Public Works Director. Mr. Gable was selected from a pool of final applicants forwarded to the administration through Talent City. He will start in the position effective immediately and his se...

 
 Meetings    February 4, 2014

Learn more about possible urban farm at former St. Clair Village

South Pittsburgh area residents are invited to come and learn more about the possibility of using the former St. Clair Village as an urban farm. The Hilltop Urban Farm Community Meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20 at the...

 
 Kids    February 4, 2014

South Side AA baseball and softball sign ups

Registration for South Side Athletic Association’s baseball and softball teams for 2014 will be held at the Arlington Rec Center on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 6–8 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 17, 6–8p.m. Lottery calendars will be distributed at...

 
 News    February 4, 2014

PA Resources holding winter vermicomposting workshops

It’s the perfect time to compost indoors with red wiggler worms and PRC’s Vermicomposting Workshop will teach everything needed to know to create a rich, organic fertilizer from kitchen scraps. Participants will build worm boxes, receive their...

 
 News    February 4, 2014

Pittsburgh police collecting unwanted medications

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is participating with the Allegheny County District Attorney on a Medication Collection and Disposal Program. The program provides a safe location for citizens to properly dispose of unused prescription and over the...

 
 Entertainment    February 4, 2014

CSC welcomes visitors 'Back to the Moon'

Many people have dreamed of humankind’s return to the moon. Carnegie Science Center wants to introduce space exploration fans to some of the people trying to make that dream a reality. On Saturday, Feb. 8, the Science Center will host Back to the...

 
 Entertainment    February 4, 2014

History center adds features to 'From Slavery to Freedom'

As the nation observes Black History Month this February, visitors to the Senator John Heinz History Center can journey through 250 years of African American history as part of the museum’s award-winning exhibition, From Slavery to Freedom,...

 
 Entertainment    February 4, 2014

Horror Realm's Spring Break Massacre returns in March

Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, presents its second full weekend spring show, dubbed “Spring Break Massacre,” on March 7-9 at the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South, which has been home to Horror Realm since 2009. The spring...

 
 News    February 4, 2014

Library seeks nominations for advocate award

In an effort to recognize outstanding and deserving community members who demonstrate a commitment to further library services, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is seeking nominations for its 2013 Community Advocate Award. The award, which is...

 
 News    February 4, 2014

AmeriCorps members available for community service placement

The Pittsburgh Health Corps (PHC), a local affiliate of the national AmeriCorps community service program, is seeking host sites where PHC members may be placed to complete their service commitment for 2014-2015. Host sites will be provided with...

 
 News    February 4, 2014

County accepting applications for ball field permits this week

The Allegheny County Parks Department will accept ballfield permit applications from organized baseball, softball and soccer leagues from Wednesday, Feb. 5, through Wednesday, Feb. 12. Applications must be filed in person by team representatives at...

 
 School News    February 4, 2014

PA Liquor Control Board extends deadline for student alcohol awareness video contest

Because of weather-related school closings, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will extend the deadline for its inaugural High/Middle School Alcohol Awareness Video Contest by one week. The PLCB received an overwhelmingly positive response to the...