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Articles from the February 12, 2008 edition

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 News    February 12, 2008

18th annual Lovewalk for the poor on Sunday

More than a thousand youth and young adults of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh will participate in the 18th annual Lovewalk for the Poor on Sunday, Feb. 10, led by Most Reverend Paul J. Bradley, MSW, DD, auxiliary bishop, vicar general and...

 
 Government    February 12, 2008

Three local hearings this week at Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled three public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Feb. 14 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Students should apply soon for financial aid

College-bound students should complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. While the deadline for submitting the FAFSA to determine eligibility for a Pennsylvania State Grant is May 1, students should...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Public asked to participate in polling of math materials

Teachers, staff, administrators, parents and community members are invited to participate in a Public Polling of Math Program Materials. Attendees are welcome to review and evaluate elementary and middle grades math program materials and complete a...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Personal Mastery Course benefits STARR Camp

To raise funds for the 2008 Succeed Through Accountable Responsible Resolve (STARR) Camp, CARTE will hold its second Partner In Excellence (PIE) course in Pittsburgh April 5-6 at the Urban Mountain Gathering Place, in Mount Washington. This 2-day...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Saint Sylvester Day of Reflection

Saint Sylvester Women's Guild will sponsor their Annual Day of Reflection at the church on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. and concluding at 3 p.m. Lunch is included and the cost for the day is $10. The retreat master will be Father Joseph Sedley from...

 
 Kids    February 12, 2008

Carnegie Libraries now have new storytelling game software

Can a lion share a cupcake with an astronaut? A new, interactive educational game for children created at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center (ETC), gives them the power to answer that question. The game, called “My...

 
 Kids    February 12, 2008

Pilot Club sponsors poster contest

The Pilot Club of Pittsburgh is sponsoring a poster contest, “Play Safe and Play Smart,” to promote Brain Awareness Week, March 10– 18. Posters will be judged on March 9. All submitted entries will be displayed at Boscov's Department Store in...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Ship of Zion provides shuttle service for those going to work

The Ship of Zion Initiative is providing transportation for people going to work in the Hill District, South Side, Hazelwood, Glen Hazel and Squirrel Hill communities. The shuttles currently connect the Hazelwood, Glen Hazel and Squirrel Hill...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Clarion University Dean's List honors

Three South Pittsburgh residents earned Dean's List honors from Clarion University for the first semester of the 2007-2008 academic year. They are Lauren M. Fletcher and Jessica A. Link of Carrick; and, Devon L. Madden of Knoxvill...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Nominate your favorite for Teacher of the Year

Nominations for the Pennsylvania 2007-2008 TOTY™ (Teacher of the Year) are being accepted through April 30. The award will include $1,000 to the winning teacher and a $500 grant to that teacher's school. The Pennsylvania TOTY Award™ winner will...

 
 Announcements    February 12, 2008

Welcome JJ

Jeffrey James Polito III was born December 31, 2007 at Magee Womens Hospital and weighed 8 lbs., 6 oz. and was 21 inches long. He is the son of Jessica Stiefvater and Jeffrey Polito, Jr. His...

 
 Announcements    February 12, 2008

Twin Wojtowicz girls are home

Mandy and Molly Wojtowicz were born November 23, 2007. Mandy was 5 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 17¾ inches while Molly was 4 lbs. 8 oz. and measured 16 inches. These well traveled young ladies went to...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Lifetime Service proclamation for Sherman Wellons

District 3 Councilman Bruce A. Kraus (center, rear) recently honored Sherman Wellons with a City Proclamation for his lifetime acheivement in community service. Accepting the proclamation in City...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

ACHD poster contest has a Global Warming theme

The Allegheny County Health Department is sponsoring its ninth annual environmental poster contest for students in grades 6-8. The theme of this year's contest is “Global Warming” and intended to help students learn about the causes, effects and...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Financial Education Fair at Duquesne

Given a recent rise in the foreclosure rate and a looming recession, the Financial Education Consortium of Southwestern PA will bring this information to the public during Pittsburgh Saves Week (Feb. 24 - Mar. 2) at the Financial Education Fair,...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Head Start program enrolling

Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh Head Start Programs are now enrolling children ages three to five for the next program year which begins in September 2008. Head Start offers a broad range of services including language development, math,...

 
 Meetings    February 12, 2008

Organizing cleanups topic at MWCDC

Allegheny CleanWays will be coming to the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation's February Membership Meeting at 7 p.m. on February 21 at the Mount Washington Senior Center to help train them in organizing cleanups for Mount Washington....

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Concert celebrates Black History at St. Paul A.M.E.

Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate Black History with a concert, “Make a Joyful Noise,” featuring the Saint Paul A.M.E. Men's Choir from Washington, PA on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. There is a $10 donation. Saint Paul...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Street tree pruning coming the Mount

As part of the city's seven-year street tree management plan, Friends of the Pittsburgh Urban Forest (FPUF), a non-profit environmental organization, has partnered with the City of Pittsburgh Forestry Division. Street trees in Mt. Washington and...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Fire Station to close for four weeks

Fire Station No. 24 at South 18th and Mary streets on the South Side will close for renovations for about four weeks beginning on February 15. During that time, Engine No. 24 will be stationed at...

 
 Kids    February 12, 2008

Play in a life-size game of Candy Land at the library

Children ages 3-12 can play a life-sized game of Candy Land at the South Side Library on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 11:30 a.m. Players walk through the land of giant candy canes and lollipops to gain a sweet reward. Other programs scheduled for February...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Girl Scout cookies on sale

Girl Scout Troop 60 will be selling Cookies in the parking lot of the Hilltop United Methodist Church from Feb. 23 - March 8, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and at the Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council Building (the Blue building) every Thursday Feb. 21 - March...

 
 News    February 12, 2008

Vendors wanted for flea market

Vendors wanted for a Vendor Show/Flea Market to be held at Warrington Recreation Center on April 5 from 12-6 p.m. Cost is $25 per table, call 412-537-0384 for more information. Sponsored by the Beltzhoover Festival Committee....

 

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