Articles from the March 10, 2009 edition

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 Kids    March 10, 2009

Basketball classic date changed again

The first ever Concord vs. Roosevelt Basketball Classic for students in fourth and fifth grades has been postponed again until Saturday, March 21, at the Carrick High School gym. Girls will play at 10 a.m. followed by the boy's game at 11:30. Trophy...

 News    March 10, 2009

Seventh annual Girls on the Run

The Seventh Annual Girls On The Run 5K Event will take place on Sunday, May 17, at Sandcastle Water Park. The race is open to the public and registration forms will be available in April. For more information, contact Meredith Colaizzi at...

 Real Estate    March 10, 2009  
 Government    March 10, 2009  
 Government    March 10, 2009  
 Government    March 10, 2009

City continues public hearing on lighted billboards

On Wednesday, Jan. 14, the Department of City Planning held a public hearing to address the issue of the regulations for LED (light emitting diode) billboards. That evening the weather did not cooperate and the combination of rapidly accumulating...

 Entertainment    March 10, 2009

Veronica's Veil will begin its 90th season on March 21

“Veronica's Veil, America's Passion Play,” begins its 90th season of presentations on Saturday, March 21 and will run through April 5 at the Veronica's Veil Auditorium, 44 Pius Street, South Side Slopes. The famed production is a spoken drama...

 Meetings    March 10, 2009

Carrick council meets March 11 at Concord K-5

The Carrick Community Council will hold a general membership meeting on March 11 at 7 p.m. at Pittsburgh Concord K-5, 2350 Brownsville Road. Guest speakers for the evening are District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus and Zone 3 Crime Prevention Officer...

 Kids    March 10, 2009

Last chance for ball sign ups in Arlington

The South Side Athletic Assoc. will hold a last chance registration for baseball and softball on Saturday, March 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Arlington Recreation Center, 2201 Salisbury Street. Parents can register their boys and girls, ages...

 News    March 10, 2009

Women in history film series at CLP

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick Branch is holding a film series about women in history every Wednesday in March at noon. For more information call 412-882-3897 or visit the library at 1811 Brownsville Road....

 News    March 10, 2009

Home energy saving rebates, loans available

Assistance is now available in the form of rebates and low interest loans to Pennsylvania families who wish to make their homes more energy efficient Rebates of up to $500 or low-interest loans are available to help homeowners purchase new energy...

 News    March 10, 2009

Head Start now enrolling

The Head Start programs of Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh are currently enrolling children age's three to five for the upcoming school year. Head Start is a federally funded program that provides pre-school children with comprehensive...

 News    March 10, 2009

School board re-examins grading procedures

Introduced nearly a decade ago, the Pittsburgh School District's grading procedure eliminates the unequal weight of an “E” grade by setting the failing percentage from 59 percent - 50 percent, allowing no “E” to be recorded lower than 50...

 Opinion    March 10, 2009  
 News    March 10, 2009  
 Front Page    March 10, 2009  
 By Al Lowe    Front Page    March 10, 2009  
 By David Assad    Front Page    March 10, 2009