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Articles from the February 12, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    February 12, 2013

Permit parking begins and ends with city neighborhood residents

Prompted by a request from a Mount Washington resident to explore expanding permit parking in their neighborhood, City Planner Ashley Holloway called a community meeting to give background on the program and discuss next steps. As part of his job,...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    February 12, 2013

Common sense advice offered to help prevent thefts for homes, cars

“Cell phones, laptops, cameras, jewelry, money—absolutely anything with value.” When Zone 3 Police Officer Christine Luffey iterated these items last week, she wasn’t compiling a personal wish list. She was telling the audience at the...

 
 Front Page    February 12, 2013

Gas company work to begin on South Side again

South Side residents will have another season of dodging street closings when Equitable Gas Company continues its mainline piping upgrade program in March. The project will begin as soon as weather permits and will extend through fall. Typical hours...

 
 Real Estate    February 12, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 2/12/13

16th Ward Denise Fillip to Yellow Goat Enterprises LLC at 2300 Cobden St. for $12,000. 17th Ward 2026 East Carson Street L.P. to Kalamare LLC at 2026 E. Carson St. for $994,500. 18th Ward Elizabeth Joos to IRA Services Trust Comp Cust FBO Kenneth at...

 
 Opinion    February 12, 2013

I have sympathy for all those South Side people

As one who worked in the heart of South Side for seven years and loved the area, its convenience, stores and restaurants, it saddens me to note its destruction at the hands of hordes of drunken revelers (some would say drunken bums), who have made...

 
 Government    February 12, 2013

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing 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 35/13 on...

 
 Government    February 12, 2013

Housing Court hearing

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Thomas Pasternak, 318 Bausman Street, 30th Ward, Continued Code 302.8. All Housing Court cases are open...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

House passes legislation to help military, spouses

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has won House passage of his legislation that would help in making out-of-state occupational licenses held by military members and spouses “portable” to Pennsylvania. The House unanimously approved Rep....

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Legislation would provide more money for bike infrastructure

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has introduced legislation to provide more than $135,000 to add new bike infrastructure to the city’s 50 miles of riverfront trails and bike lanes and 500 bike racks – continuing efforts to make Pittsburgh an even more bike-...

 
 Public Safety    February 12, 2013

Hilltop woman arrested for theft from court

A Bon Air woman has been was arrested and charged for her involvement regarding funds missing from the Municipal Courts Building. On November 16, 2012, Pittsburgh Police Support Services Supervisor discovered money missing from the Central Records...

 
 Meetings    February 12, 2013

SSSNA meeting tonight

The next South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association’s General Meeting is scheduled for today, Tuesday, Feb. 12 at St. Paul’s Retreat Center at 7 p.m. Josh Nard from the Student Conservation Association will be discussing trail building and...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

Mt. Washington Library Black History celebration

The Mt. Washington Library, 315 Grandview Avenue, is planning several programs in celebration of Black History Month. African American Innovators Bingo is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 21 from 3:30-5 p.m. This program is recommended for children in...

 
 News    February 12, 2013

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...