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Articles from the March 18, 2014 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 18, 2014

Community council looking to make South Side Green N'at

Presentations on the green initiatives of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), and St. Patrick’s Day preparations, headlined the March 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. SSCC president Cathy Mitchell and Jenn Holliman kicked off the...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 18, 2014

Lack of bike police hamper Zone 3's abilitity to tackle quality of life issues

The ability of police to patrol some neighborhoods in Zone 3district could be hampered due to changes in staffing at the station. With approaching better weather, Zone 3 Commander Catherine McNeilly had a plan to resume bike patrols in the South...

 
 Opinion    March 18, 2014

Helping my classmate

My name is Tom Ford and I am an LosAngeles filmmaker and photographer. A Carrick High classmate of mine, Ray Streib, has suffered through a massive stroke and the debilitating effects of stroke-related brain injury. Ray has been a singer, guitarist...

 
 Real Estate    March 18, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 3/18/14

16th Ward John Elliott to Stacey Babyak at 2507 Jane St. for $240,000. Lisa Dzuba Withum to Jianguo Huang and Shundong Bi at 130 S 22nd St. Unit 2D for $119,000. 18th Ward Saw Mill Run Property LLC to D & D Co. Properties LLC at 860 Saw Mill Run...

 
 Government    March 18, 2014

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, March 20, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Jim Kuntz and Lawrence Miller, Stonemore Partners, 1404 Brownsville Road, 29th Ward, Continued Code...

 
 Government    March 18, 2014

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 76/14 on...

 
 Entertainment    March 18, 2014

Poetry night at Coffee House

The Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes spring on Friday, March 21, from 7:30 - 9 p.m., with readings by two local award-winning, published poets, Angele Ellis and Mike...

 
 School News    March 18, 2014

Nominate for Carrick High School Hall of Fame

Nominations are open for deserving former Carrick High athletes to the Carrick High Alumni Sports Hall of Fame. Successful nominees will be installed at a luncheon on Sunday, May 25 at the South Hills Country Club. The criteria for a former...

 
 Kids    March 18, 2014

Sign ups boys and girls for the South Hills Heat Track Club

The South Hills Heat Track Club is now open for business and ready to sign-up boys and girls from 6-18 for this springs’ USATF Junior Olympic outdoor track and field season. Cost for membership in 2014 to USATF/SHHTC is $20 plus meet fees the...

 
 Kids    March 18, 2014

Students can enter dog license poster contest

Agriculture Secretary George Greig invited Pennsylvania students in first through sixth grades to enter a poster contest to raise awareness about the importance of dog licensing. The deadline to enter the statewide contest is April 30. “Dog...

 
 By William McCloskey    News    March 18, 2014

Angels' Place: Building parental competence, two generations at a time

When children -- or very young adults -- have children, the outcome can be difficult for all concerned as the young parents often are poorly equipped either to take care of themselves or their little...

 
 Meetings    March 18, 2014

Mt. Oliver City Block Watch meets

The next Mount Oliver City/ St. Clair Block Watch will meet on March 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the St. John Vianney Parish Center, 823 Climax Street, enter through the parking lot. Invited guest speakers include: School Board Member Cynthia Falls...

 
 News    March 18, 2014

Carrick library programs

Programs for teens and toddlers continue at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick. Spring Storytime begins March 24 and continued on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. through April 29. Come in to the library for stories, rhymes, songs, and more fun...

 
 News    March 18, 2014

Kukurin will present on brain injuries at upcoming San Francisco conference

George W. Kukurin, a South Side chiropractic neurologist, will be presenting a case series of results his patients have obtained for symptoms of mild traumatic brain injuries at the 10th World Congress on Brain Injury to be held later this month in...

 
 News    March 18, 2014

Hard to recycle events scheduled

On Saturday, April 5, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will host the first of four 2014 “hard-to-recycle” collection events to enable individuals to drop off e-waste such as computers and televisions, cell phones, printer/toner...

 
 News    March 18, 2014

Readshaw bill advances out of House committee

Last week, the House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to move House Bill 1925 out of committee. The bill, introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, would provide for the right to dispose of a person’s remains. “After discussions...

 
 News    March 18, 2014

Market House planning dinner dance in March

The South Side seniors at the Market House celebrated Fat Tuesday during weekly Bingo by eating doughnuts and making masks and crowns. These party animals will be having a Farewell Winter Dinner Dance on Tuesday March 25 from 4-8 p.m. for $10 per...

 
 News    March 18, 2014

Holy Hour at Prince of Peace

Prince of Peace Parish will hold a Holy Hour of Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament each Friday evening during Lent at St. Peter Church, 28th and Sarah streets. Holy Hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. and conclude with Evening Prayer at 6:15 p.m....