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Preservation Ball will benefit Gettysburg monuments

A limited number of tickets remain available for this year's Civil War Preservation Ball set for March 29 in the magnificent Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg. The ball is sponsored by the Victorian Dance Ensemble. Proceeds will go to the Pennsylvania Ge...

 

Arlington host kids' Easter Party

Arlington Civic Council will host an Easter Party for children on Sunday, March 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the Henry Kaufmann Center, Fernleaf and Salisbury streets. Registration and membership required.  Call 412-381-5362 by no later than March 8. ...

 

Arlington will be first in ‘Banking on our Future'

Arlington Pre-K-8 Accelerated Learning Academy students will be the first Pittsburgh Public School to participate in “Banking on Our Future,” a financial literacy program from Operation HOPE. Nearly 250 students are expected to participate in...

 

Runners can join in One-Mile Challenge

Local runners can lace up their sneakers on Sunday, March 9 for the fifth annual Athletic Trainer River Run 5K and One-Mile Challenge. Hosted by UPMC Sports Medicine, the event will benefit the scholarship fund of the Southwest Region of the Pennsylv...

 

Head Start enrolling

Parents of children ages three to five may enroll them in the Allegheny County or the City of Pittsburgh Head Start Programs. Head Start is a federally funded program that offers a broad range of services including language development, math,...

 

SSSNA will hear about 18th Street streescape

The next meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, in the main lounge of St Paul's retreat center, 148 Monastery Ave. Klavon Design Associates, a landscape architecture firm, will make a...

 

Next hearings scheduled at the zoning board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled five public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the upcoming weeks in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case...

 

Local schools will soon be enrolling for kindergarten

Kindergarten registration will begin on Tuesday, April 15, at Pittsburgh Concord K-5 and Pittsburgh Roosevelt K-5 for the school year 2008-2009. Parents should report to the Main Offices of their elementary school from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. daily, beginning...

 

A+ Schools next topic will be vocational and technical careers

A+ Schools next meeting in the Excel.9-12: Plan for High School Excellence will be on Career & Technical Education. The topic discussed will be how the Pittsburgh Public Schools can prepare students for highly demanding and rewarding technical and...

 

County DHS Project Prom accepting donations

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) is collecting formal wear for Project Prom, now in its sixth year of helping young people who are served by DHS attend their proms. Donations of new or gently worn prom or bridesmaids dresses,...

 

Disabilities employment workshop slated

The third in a series of four workshops titled Pathways to Possibilities will be held on Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p. m. at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, 475 East Waterfront Drive, Homestead. The Allegheny County Department of Human...

 

City and county now offering Visitability Tax Credit Program

Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh have rolled out of the Act 132 Residential Visitability Tax Credit Program to offer tax incentives for new construction or renovation projects that build access for people with disabilities into...

 

Sister returns for another run of Late Night Catechism

City Theatre gave up Catechism for Lent, but as soon as Easter is over, “Sister” will be back for another whack. Late Nite Catechism, the original hit that introduced Sister to Pittsburgh, will run in City Theatre's Hamburg Studio from March 27...

 

Duquesne U. Dean's List

Regina M. Pallotta, a senior in Duquesne University's School of Education, earned Dean's List honors for the fall 2007 semester. Ms. Pallotta is the daughter of Richard and Rachel Palotta....

 

Slippery Rock graduation list

Four area students were among those graduating from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania at winter commencement where Carol Matteson, president of Mount Ida College and an SRU graduate, delivered the commencement address. Those from the South...

 

Phillips students meet ‘The Great One'

As part of this year's Black History Month Celebration at Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 the school hosted a very special performance for all students where Gregory Kenney of Educate Us Productions...

 

Local realtor featured on HGTV show

Kat Barry of Prudential Preferred Realty will be featured as the local real estate expert in three episodes of HGTV's, “My House is Worth What?” Episodes are set to air March 10 at 7 p.m. and March 25 at 11 p.m. In the show Ms. Barry gives her...

 

Geneva Dean's List

Deborah Alexander of South Pittsburgh, a graduate of Penn Hills High School, a senior majoring in Communication at Geneva College, was recently named to the Dean's List for the fall 2007 semester. Dean's List status is awarded to those students who...

 

Slippery Rock Dean's List

Slippery Rock University students from across Pennsylvania and the nation earned dean's list honors during fall semester 2007 (ending Dec. 14). Students from the local area named to the list were: Emil K. Erhart, Sarah E. Shaw, Lauren N. Stein,...

 

New couple on South Side

Jon Dunik of SouthSide and Sherri Lynn Danko of South Side were married on February 29.  Jon is the son of Eric and Nancy Dunik of South Fayette. Sherri Lynn in the daughter of Richard Danko of...

 

Welcome Caden Stahl

Caden Patrick Stahl, son of Lance and Jennifer Stahl, was born on February 6 Caden weighed in 7 lb. 11 oz.  He is the grandson of Joseph and Judy Hackel of Allentown and Richard and Robin Stahl of...

 

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