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Articles from the March 12, 2013 edition

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 Front Page    March 12, 2013

South Side shuttle, taxi service after St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has announced a collaboration between the city and numerous local organizations to increase safety and ease transportation and parking congestion after this Saturday’s 144th St. Patrick’s Day parade and celebration. Free...

 
 Front Page    March 12, 2013

Clean Pittsburgh Mixer will feature ‘Bob Awards’

The Clean Pittsburgh Commission expects record attendance and neighborhood representation at its sixth annual Meet N’ Greet Mixer Thursday, March 21 at the Schenley Park Ice Skating Rink Meeting Room from 6 to 8 p.m. The mixer will honor the 150...

 
 Front Page    March 12, 2013

Meet mayoral candidates in Allentown March 21

Mayoral candidates Michael Lamb and Bill Peduto will be in Allentown on Thursday, March 21 to participate in a Meet the Candidates’ Night event. The event will take place beginning at 7 p.m. in the Saint John Vianney Parish Center, in the basement...

 
 Front Page    March 12, 2013

Open House tonight for Overbrook School project

Valcott Enterprises is hosting an open house/community development meeting today, Tuesday, March 12, from 6-8 p.m., at the former Overbrook School property, 2140 Saw Mill Run Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Refreshments will be served. Valcott...

 
 Real Estate    March 12, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 3/12/13

16th Ward Estate of Richard Spozarski to John Elliott and John Elliott Jr. at 2507 Jane St. for $30,000. St. John Vianney Parish Charitable Tru to Suzanne Lauterbach at Ormsby St. for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $1,200)....

 
 Government    March 12, 2013

Housing Court hearing

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13, at 8:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Robert L. Barner’s Courtroom: • Harry D., Darry D. Jr. and Lillian P. Wolfe, 2418 Eccles Street, 16th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1,...

 
 Entertainment    March 12, 2013

City Theatre releases first three plays for 2013-2014 season

City Theatre has released the first three titles of its 2013-2014 season: Tribes by Nina Raine, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, and Hope and Gravity by Michael Hollinger. Tribes by Nina Raine. Verbal jabs abound in this...

 
 News    March 12, 2013

Santa Maria Magdalena to be raised to Prelature in ORCC

On March 19, Mar David the First of the Old Roman Catholic Church will celebrate The Feast of Saint Joseph at the Celebration of Holy Mass and will raise Santa Maria Magdalena to a Prelature in the Old Roman Catholic Church as a Society with...

 
 Meetings    March 12, 2013

Block watch meets

The second year of the Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch kicks off on Wednesday, March 27 in the Community Room of 29 Sylvania Ave at 6 p.m. For additional information, contact the block watch captain at 412-381-7235....

 
 Kids    March 12, 2013

Sign up kids for Heat Track Club

The South Hills Heat Track Club is signing up kids who want to compete in track and field in the 2013 USATF Junior Olympic outdoor spring/summer season with the club. Cost is $20 per child plus uniform costs. Interested parties should contact coach...

 
 News    March 12, 2013

2012 US Olympic players to offer training camp at Pitt’s Trees Pool

The North Allegheny Tiger Water Polo Club will offer area water polo enthusiasts the opportunity to train under three 2012 US Olympic Water Polo players. The training camp will be held at the University of Pittsburgh’s Trees Pool from Friday,...

 
 News    March 12, 2013

Book sale on Mt. Washington

Friends of CLP--Mt. Washington will hold a Used Book Bag Sale on Saturday March 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Mt. Washington Branch Library is at 315 Grandview Avenue. For more information, call the library at 412-381-3380....

 
 Meetings    March 12, 2013

Town Hall meeting for women veterans at Soldiers and Sailors

The Allegheny County Division of Veteran Services will hold a town hall meeting for Women Veterans on Saturday, March 16 at Soldiers and Sailors Hall at 4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Allegheny County has more than...

 
 News    March 12, 2013

Three Rivers Quilters show at IBEW on South Side

Three Rivers Quilters will hold their 30th annual Quilt show on March 21-23 at the IBEW Circuit Center, 5 Hot Metal Street, on South Side. With more than 130 quilts on display, the quilt show is the largest held in Pittsburgh. Benefits from this...

 
 Health    March 12, 2013

A.C. Health Department suspends TB screenings

Effective yesterday, Monday, March 11, the Allegheny County Health Department will temporarily suspend routine tuberculosis screenings due to a shortage of purified protein derivative (PPD), the solution used to administer the TB skin test. The...

 
 News    March 12, 2013

Democratic Appropriations Committee holds hearing on Medicaid Expansion

 Democratic members of the state Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing in Pittsburgh on March 8 to receive testimony from local officials and health-care experts regarding Pennsylvania’s option to expand Medicaid coverage under the...

 
 School News    March 12, 2013

End hunger essay contest

The deadline is quickly approaching for Olive Garden’s Pasta Tales essay writing contest, which asks students “How would you help end hunger in your community?” Through Friday, March 22, Olive Garden’s Pasta Tales contest gives students in...

 
 School News    March 12, 2013

Kohl’s Cares scholarship nominations are due now

The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program will award more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes this year. Ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made a...

 
 News    March 12, 2013

City’s Picnic Shelter Permit Day is on Saturday, March 23

The City of Pittsburgh’s Annual Shelter Permit Day will be held on Saturday, March 23 in the lobby of the City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Pittsburgh residents who are interested in reserving any of the city’s 26...

 
 News    March 12, 2013

Nominate outstanding senior volunteers

The search is on for Pennsylvania’s outstanding senior volunteer. The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Carenetwork, honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who...