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Chamber dinner an award winning experience for Rep. Readshaw, Reporter

The South Side Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards dinner over the weekend where they honored state Rep. Harry Readshaw as Man of the Year and The South Pittsburgh Reporter as their Business...

 
 By David Assad    Front Page    May 9, 2006

New voting machines make first appearance at Arlington meeting

The Arlington Civic Council/Block Watch had a full plate of activities at their most recent meeting May 1 at the Kaufmann Center on Salisbury Street. Allegheny County Council president Rich...

 

29th Ward Block Watch deserves some of the credit

In response to the article titled “Small Business Identity Theft Issues” in the May 2 issue of the South Pittsburgh Reporter: The 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch, through a grant received from State Representative Harry Readshaw, 36th District,...

 

Keep So. Side streets clear during street cleaning days

Last week on street cleaning day in South Side the street cleaner arrived and attempted to clean the street, but there were so many cars parked it was impossible for him to do a good job. And if the car that usually follows to give tickets was...

 

Station Square would be the best casino choice

Depending on where you live in South Pittsburgh the debate about which casino proposal is either intense or absent. Those with an opinion are passionate about their choice; usually split between whether it would be better to locate the slot machine p...

 

Zone 3 safety meeting May 17

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council will meet on Wednesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. in Banksville Park to conduct election of officers. Nominations are welcome....

 

Free family health fair slated for May 18 at CoTRAIC Head Start

The Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center Head Start will sponsor a Health Fair for Families on Thursday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Knoxville United Church, corner of Knox Avenue and Jucunda Street. The fair is free and open to...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Dessert bingo for Mt. Oliver seniors

The Mount Oliver Recreation Association will sponsor a Dessert Bingo on Thursday, May 18 from noon to 2 p.m. at Casne World (formerly the VFW) on the first floor. You must be a borough resident to attend....

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Flea market

Saint Clair AA Senior Citizens Association will sponsor a Flea Market/Bake Sale on Saturday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Caliguiri Hall, 2400 Spring Street. Browse through a great collection of items and stop for refreshments. All are...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Flea market Saturday in Knoxville

The Deacons of Knoxville United Church will sponsor a Flea Market on Saturday, May 13 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a wide selection of clothing, shoes, toys, furniture, household items, books, jewelry and more. The coffee is free. The church...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Seniors can try out computer class

Seniors seeking free computer classes are invited to sample the classes being taught by the Teen Advisory Group at the Carrick Library. Basic computer, Microsoft Word and the Internet are offered. The Basic Computer class will be Saturday, May 13...

 

Student art exhibit at City Theatre

The Brashear Association invites the public to its Annual Student Art Exhibit on Monday, May 15 from 6-8 p.m. at City Theatre, 1300 Bingham Street, South Side. Art works created by students in Brashear's Arts Apprenticeship and New Artist programs...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Team ‘hunt' benefits L&L society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is seeking sponsors and participants for a “Hunt for Cures” scavenger event on Saturday, June 3. Teams of five (friends, co-workers, or other groups) will be given clue packets to search for answers during a two...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

The one that didn't get away

Christopher Orsini, 14, helps his brother, Cody, 5, land his 17-inch carp near South Side Riverfront park. The Mount Oliver brothers and their sister, Haley, 6, are keeping careful track of the size...

 

Exercise class for people with any type arthritis

The Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium Parish Nurse Program is offering exercise classes for people with arthritis. These exercises are approved and recommended by the Arthritis Foundation, and involve education, relaxation, increasing...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Used book, audio sale will benefit the Friends of the Carrick Library

The Friends of Carrick Library will hold a two-day Used Books/Audio/Video/Books on Tape sale at the library, 1811 Brownsville Road on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Adult and children's non-fiction, fiction, mysteries,...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

District Judge Ricciardi recertified to serve

Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi was again certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania's Unified Judicial System after successful completion recently of continuing legal education course work. Conducted by the Minor Judiciary Educati...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Open House at South Side preschool

The South Side Presbyterian Church Preschool, “A Caring Place to Grow,” will hold an Open House on Tuesday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. All interested people are welcome to attend and bring their preschool-age children to learn more about the...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Goda Tarcijonas earns award

Goda Tarcijonas, a fifth grader at Phillips Elementary School, was one of 71 students who were honored at the Second Annual Pittsburgh Carson Scholars Fund Awards Luncheon on Sunday, April 30th at...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Beltzhoover council will hold neighborhood block party

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council will kick off its Community Day with a fundraising event fill with fun for the whole family. Co-sponsored by the Committee for Community Day, the Block Party on Saturday, May 20, stretches from 2 to 6 p.m. at the...

 
 Kids    May 9, 2006

Tee-Ball sign-ups

Arlington Recreation Center is offering sign-ups for Tee-Ball/Rookie Ball through May 12 for boys and girls ages 4-7. Call 412-488-5397 for more information....

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Volunteers needed to help out with South Side house tour

The South Side Local Development and the Historic South Side Home Tour Committee are looking for volunteers to staff their 15th Annual Home Tour on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.    Light duties include conducting surveys and...

 
 News    May 9, 2006

Bigbee Planting Party slated for May 13 on Mt. Washington

The 6th Annual Bigbee Planting Party will be Saturday, May 13 at 9 a.m., rain or shine. Donations of flowers or plants would be appreciated. This year the Botanic Garden of Western Pennsylvania has chosen Bigbee Street as one of their stops on the...

 

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