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Articles from the March 9, 2004 edition

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 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    March 9, 2004

City budget woes, misdirected sewage discussed in Carrick

City budget issues and Amanda St. sewer problems topped discussion at last week's 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch meeting, featuring city council President Gene Ricciardi, district justice Richard King, and State Rep. Harry Readshaw. For the first...

 
 Front Page    March 9, 2004

Man of the Year in the 30th Ward

Bob Frankwitt was presented with the 30th Ward Knoxville Block Watch's Man of the Year Award by his wife Lucy at the organization's 22nd annual awards dinner. In addition to Bob, awards were...

 
 News    March 9, 2004

Daffodil Days distribution coming up

A new season of hope has arrived in Pennsylvania, thanks to the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days campaign, to be held the week of March 15. Volunteers will distribute thousands of daffodils to homes, offices, hospitals, churches and synagogues...

 
 Obituaries    March 9, 2004

Jim Hosek, owner of Tri-State Sports & News Service

Free-lance newspaper reporter Jim Hosek, 50, a life-long Mount Oliver city neighborhood resident, passed away March 4 after a lengthy illness. Mr. Hosek was the proprietor of Tri-State Sports & News Service, a company organized by him to provide...

 
 News    March 9, 2004

One local hearing this week at Pittsburgh Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled one public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, March 11 at 9:10 a.m. in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street. Zone case...

 
 News    March 9, 2004

Volunteers needed for house tour

The South Side Local Development Company is seeking volunteers for the 2004 Historic South Side House Tour, scheduled for Saturday, April 24. The House Tour is a self-guided walking tour that features approximately 10 South Side homes and buildings....

 
 News    March 9, 2004

Phillips students write about Underground Railroad

Many hands make light work. The students at Phillips Elementary School experienced this saying firsthand as they worked on an African American History Essay Contest sponsored by National City Bank...

 
 News    March 9, 2004

Residents brainstorm on saving rec facilities

By Al Lowe Contributing Writer Mount Washington resident Ann Massucci said she goes to that community's Olympia Park and to Ream Swimming Pool so often that the mailman ought to deliver her mail there. “My pool is going to be open,” Massucci...

 
 Opinion    March 9, 2004

Few benefits to the SSSSS

I totally agree with Christine Comfort's letter (Return the SSSSS to its roots, March 2, 2004). The benefits of this festival (if there are any) are far out-numbered by the disadvantages the residents are dealing with.  I've lived here basically...

 
 Opinion    March 9, 2004

The South Side's annual festival is worth saving

There appears to be not much middle ground when it come to the South Side Summer Street Spectacular, either you love it or you hate it — depending on where you live or conduct business. In our informal poll (at www.sopghreporter.com for another...

 
 News    March 9, 2004

Local officer meets with football great

By Al Lowe Contributing Writer The biggest surprise for a South Side couple that got a chance to spend some time with the NFL's all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith is that he did not talk about...

 
 By David Assad    Front Page    March 9, 2004

Mayor Murphy comes to Arlington to stump for budget reform measures

Improved, spring-like weather and an appearance by Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy brought out a huge turnout for the monthly Arlington Civic Council meeting March 1 at the Henry Kaufmann Center. Murphy is meeting with various civic organizations through...