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Articles from the February 19, 2008 edition

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 Government    February 19, 2008

Coming hearings at the Pittsburgh Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled one public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Feb. 28 and two for Thursday, March 6 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Low vision overview at Brentwood Library

The Brentwood Library will host a Low Vision Overview on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. with Mary Ann Englert, Services Facilitator for the Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services. Participants can bring their questions and find out if these services...

 
 Meetings    February 19, 2008

Judge King on docket for Allentown CDC meeting

District Magisterial Judge Richard King will be the featured speaker at the February 28 meeting of the Allentown Community Development Corp. Judge King will explain the expanded role of the district judge now that housing court has been moved into...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Sewer overflow consent decree signed

The last step in the approval process of the federal consent decree to the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) addressing sewer overflows was met when federal Judge Gary Lancaster signed off on the document last month. “This culminates...

 
 Kids    February 19, 2008

Girls can enter contest to make sense of their makeup

The Girls, Math & Science Partnership (GMSP), a program of Carnegie Science Center, is inviting girls ages 11-17 to “make sense of their makeup” through a design contest that highlights the need for safe, non-toxic cosmetic products. Girls have...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

City, county saving $1.4 M with joint energy purchase

Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato and Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced the successful completion of the initial online reverse auction through the Western Pennsylvania Energy Aggregation Program. Allegheny County, the City of...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Steppin' out with the 4-A Club

Denise Taylor and Brenda Grant lead the 4-A Club in a Valentine's Day Dance at UPMC South Side last week. The 4-A Club encourgages patients to get involved in activities outside of their regular...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Citiparks display continues in lobby of city-county bldg.

Citiparks' celebration of Black History Month, “Telling Our Stories,” is now on display in the lobby of the City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, Downtown. “Telling Our Stories” is a free exhibit celebrating Black History Month on display...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Workshop for businesses interested in working with the state

A free workshop for small business owners interested in learning about contracting opportunities with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be Wednesday, March 5 from 9 a.m. to noon at Duquesne University. The workshop is sponsored by the PA Bureau...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Contest honors African American History with creative arts

National City Bank is inviting students ages 6 through 18 to participate in its 16th annual African American History Contest. The competition is held each year with the assistance of Radio Disney and Bynums Marketing & Communications, Inc., in...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Henchell earns C.U.Dean's List

Leah E. Henchell, a freshman at California University, has been named to the Dean's List for fall 2007. Ms. Henchell is the daughter of Mark and Leslie Henchell and granddaughter of Ted and Donna...

 
 Meetings    February 19, 2008

AARP meets February 27

Birmingham AARP #2757 will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue at 12:30 p.m. There will be bingo after the meeting. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served for a donation. Visitors are always...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Girl scouts selling cookies

Girl Scout Troop 60 will be selling Cookies in the parking lot of the Hilltop United Methodist Church 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 13 at...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Science Center offers free viewing of lunar eclipse

In the evening on Wednesday, Feb. 20, the full moon will slowly disappear into near darkness, cloaked in the Earth's shadow, and at Carnegie Science Center's Buhl Observatory, Pittsburgh residents can experience this amazing spectacle with astronomy...

 
 Kids    February 19, 2008

The Scoop on Poop! continues at Carnegie

Fish, frogs, pythons, eagles, and elephants do it, yet poop can be one of those subjects that is hard to talk about with a straight face. However, there is a lot to learn from what animals leave behind. The Scoop on Poop! is a traveling exhibition at...

 
 Entertainment    February 19, 2008

In Search of America continues at Silver Eye

Silvery Eye Center for Photography presents In Search of America: Photographs by David Graham on view through April 12. Tirelessly traveling the United States, David Graham has captured the colorful, sometimes surreal, and often bizarre, in the...

 
 Entertainment    February 19, 2008

Flight uses music, dance and song to tell tales

Charlayne Woodard's magical play with music, Flight, runs March 13 – April 6 on City Theatre's 272-seat mainstage. Featuring a cast of five and a percussionist, Flight will be directed by Liesl...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Sen. Fontana has state, federal income tax forms

State and federal income tax forms are available at state Senator Wayne D. Fontana's local offices. Taxpayers have until midnight, Tuesday, April 15, to file tax returns for 2007. The three primary state tax forms are the 2007 PA-40 Personal Income...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Readshaw legislation allows state agencies to enforce immigration laws

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, said remarks made by U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter while visiting the Luzerne County Correctional Facility support legislation he has introduced in the state House that would give Pennsylvania agencies the authority...

 
 News    February 19, 2008

Mt. Oliver Chamber receives grant

Cookie Yoder, treasurer of the Mount Oliver Area Chamber of Commerce, and Ralph Woods, president of the MOACC, accept a $10,000 grant facilitated through State Rep. Harry Readshaw (center). The MOACC...

 
 Opinion    February 19, 2008

The process works

Companies planning to locate or develop property on the South Side should take notice of events of the last month in the neighborhood. Twice in the last month Councilman Bruce A. Kraus called special town meetings to allow residents and business...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    News    February 19, 2008

Slopes, councilman discuss their concerns

New District 3 city Councilman Bruce A. Kraus shared his vision of the area with attendees at the February 12 meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association. “I have the best job in the world,” he began. “I can't get there early eno...

 

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