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Articles from the February 25, 2014 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 25, 2014

Slopes hears from Mayor's Office, RHI and county executive

The first South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) meeting of 2014 was packed with news of proposed developments; city and county updates; and the staple issues of parking, trash and irresponsible landlords. Among the speakers were county...

 
 Front Page    February 25, 2014

Mt. Oliver collects on past taxes, swears in three full time officers

Snow and the salt to clear it was a primary topic at the Feb. 17 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Councilman Nick Viglione was absent. The evening began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in new full-time police officers Adam J. Candioto, Patrick J....

 
 Front Page    February 25, 2014

Allentown CDC working on Neighborhood Plan

Allentown residents have an opportunity to help decide how they want their community to develop in the future. The Allentown Community Development Corp. is working with the Hilltop Alliance to update the Allentown Neighborhood Plan created in 2005....

 
 Real Estate    February 25, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 2/25/14

17th Ward Rosemary Kostiuk estate et al. to Edward Kostovny at 1912 St. Paul St. for $20,000. 18th Ward Bruce Naylor to Melissa Minnich at 19 Craighead St. for $110,000. James Wehner et al. to Hilltop Redevelopment LLC at 836 Industry St. for...

 
 Government    February 25, 2014

Upcoming Pittsburgh Zoning Board hearings

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 52/14 on...

 
 Opinion    February 25, 2014

So. Side a mayhem zone

I dined at a South Side restaurant Saturday evening, February 22, the first time I have done so in years. I am not anxious to return any time soon and do not expect to. I have long been well aware of the extent to which the neighborhood is...

 
 Government    February 25, 2014

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 27, at 8:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Keith Stewart Cash, 939 E. Warrington Avenue, 18th Ward, Continued Code 304.6. • Beth and Jay Blair,...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

Pitt Band helps Carrick food bank

Zion Christian Church Food Bank was the beneficiary of a donation from the Pitt Band for the second time in the last two years. Maria Munsch and Emma Hayes, members of the Service Committee of Tau...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

Route 51 to experience lane closures this week in Overbrook, Whitehall

Lane closures on northbound Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) in the City of Pittsburgh and Whitehall Borough, Allegheny County, were set to begin Monday, Feb. 24, weather permitting. The right hand lane on northbound Route 51 will be closed as...

 
 Government    February 25, 2014

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCE # 939

The following ordinance will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of the Council of Mt. Oliver Borough on March 17, 2014 at 7:30pm. BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCE # 939 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY,...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

Traffic patterns changing on the 10th Street Bridge

Vehicular traffic on the Philip Murray Bridge (South 10th Street Bridge) has been shifted in preparation of the second phase of the sidewalk replacement project. Motorists should drive with caution and be aware of changing traffic patterns and...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

South Side dentist earns customer service award

Five Star Dentistry – W. Bryan Boak, D.M.D. has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review service in 2013.  “Only about five...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

Boxing aerobics classes coming to Ormsby

A new session of Boxing Aerobics classes for children and adults is beginning at Citiparks Ormsby Community Center on March 31. Youth Boxing Aerobics for boys and girls ages 7-16 will take place on Mondays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Adult Boxing...

 
 Kids    February 25, 2014

Sister Circle for young women

The Sister Circle, a mentoring program for young women ages 11 and up, will take place at Citiparks Ormsby Community Center. The program prepares the young women for a variety of different situations including: peer pressure, self-respect, career...

 
 Kids    February 25, 2014

Registration opens for Carnegie Science Center summer camps for youth

There may still be snow on the ground, but it’s time to start thinking about summer fun for young scientists. Carnegie Science Center summer camp registration is now open, and reservations are being accepted for dozens of programs for children...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

Toastmasters now meeting at Carrick library

Become a better communicator and leader. Gain confidence. Conquer fears of public speaking. Toastmasters of Carrick meets 9 a.m. every first and third Saturday of the month at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Carrick Branch. Contact...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

Carrick library programs

Programs for kids continue into March at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick. School-Age Fun: Chess Tournament is on Saturday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to compete in the annual Youth...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

Mayor Peduto names city summer youth employment task force

Mayor William Peduto has appointed members to his Summer Youth Employment Opportunities Task Force following the issuance of an executive order calling for the program to be overhauled. “The City of Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program can...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

Project Prom, Gentlemen are set to begin in March

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) annual Project Prom giveaway of prom attire to eligible high school students begins on Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Project Prom Shop in Century III Mall, West Mifflin. The...

 
 News    February 25, 2014

Nomination open for award

The Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service, established in 2011, is given annually to someone who has shown by their actions that they serve the way Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh co-founder Ken Wagner served--with great humility and dedication to...