South Pittsburgh Reporter - Serving South Pittsburgh Since 1939

 

Articles from the March 1, 2016 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 15 of 15

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 1, 2016

Armstrong playground on track for improvements

Armstrong Playground on 12th Street in South Side is about to undergo a facelift, and hopefully be open for business by the time school is out for the summer. City officials met with members of the...

 
 Front Page    March 1, 2016

Preservation society to provide updates

The St. George Church Preservation Society (SGCPS) will hold a Town Hall meeting on Saturday, March 5, 3 p.m. at the Hilltop United Methodist Church, 631 Warrington Avenue to discuss the closing of St. John Vianney Church. The meeting will include a...

 
 Real Estate    March 1, 2016

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Robert Smoker et al. to Robert Smoker at 2106 Fox Way for $25,000. 17th Ward RE 360 Partn. GP LLC to Eli and Linda Kasan at 1516 Clinton St. for $45,000. Patrick Sandle to Bala Ram and Vaidehi Kumar at 1617 Franklin Court 9 for $276,000. Jo...

 
 Government    March 1, 2016

Upcoming City of 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 103/16 on...

 
 Government    March 1, 2016

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, March 1, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Charles Davis and Gayle H. Dobbs, Taft Avenue (15-R-90), 18th Ward, Code 302.4. • Vered Amando Rimoni,...

 
 Government    March 1, 2016

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1809 E. Carson Street, Glenn Benigni,...

 
 News    March 1, 2016

Phillips students had a busy February with outside field trips

February may be the shortest month, but that hasn't stopped Pittsburgh Phillips students and teachers from making it one of their most exciting months yet. The past couple of weeks have been filled...

 
 News    March 1, 2016

Market House lists March activities

The South Side Market House Senior Center recently welcomes a new employee, Kristin Coyne. Ms. Coyne is starting a walking group every Friday at the center from 10:30-11:15 a.m. When the weather gets better they plan to walk outside. The spring...

 
 Entertainment    March 1, 2016

City Theatre's 2016 season continues with Sex with Strangers

The 2015-16 season at City Theatre continues with one of the hottest plays in the country this year. Sex with Strangers, by Laura Eason (Netflix’s “House of Cards”), runs on the Mainstage, March 12 – April 3. It is directed by Christian Parke...

 
 Entertainment    March 1, 2016

Stand up Sisters to be presented March 14

When some people think of nuns, they think of strict and scary women. Catholic sisters today are more often women of courage, faith, and charity. Standup Sisters is a media project highlighting the contributions of these women by giving them a stage...

 
 News    March 1, 2016

Easter Pancake Breakfast

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold an Easter Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost of the breakfast will be $6 for adults, $3 for children and kids 6 years of age and under eat for free. There will also be a...

 
 News    March 1, 2016

City Bicentennial plans

As the City of Pittsburgh Bicentennial kickoff celebration approaches, the Bicentennial Commission and VisitPITTSBURGH have launched the Bicentennial website at http://www.pgh200.com/ and Bicentennial Events Calendar at http://www...

 
 News    March 1, 2016

Keep Penna Beautiful annual video contest

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is now accepting entries for its annual Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest. The deadline for entries is June 3. To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a two-minute video of a Great American Cleanup of PA...

 
 News    March 1, 2016

Car owners should stop puffing to protect their cars from theft

“Puffers” attract thieves. The PA Auto Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) warns drivers not to leave their cars unlocked, unattended, and running — “puffing” to warm up this winter and throughout the year.  More than 13,000 cars were...