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Articles from the March 19, 2013 edition

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 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    March 19, 2013

AIP students reimagine uses for a former Allentown hardware building

Even though the former Bud’s Hardware on Warrington Avenue has been closed for some time, the building has recently inspired a great deal of creativity—and it’s about to inspire even more. A...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 19, 2013

Neighborhood Plan reviewed by the S.S. Planning Forum

The distribution of the printed copies of the latest revision of the South Side Neighborhood Plan highlighted the latest meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on Tuesday, March 12. Tracy Myers from the Neighborhood Plan update committee explained...

 
 Opinion    March 19, 2013

Why can't the Post Office leave a message?

I had another package stolen from my ront door. My daughter and her family sent me a package for my birthday, Priority Mail from the U.S. Post Office in Oklahoma. It was delivered February 19 from the Mount Oliver Post Office. The driver left it on...

 
 Government    March 19, 2013

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 56/13 on...

 
 Government    March 19, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Farooq Mirza, 65 Millbridge Street, 18th Ward, Codes 115.1, 307.1, 302.4. The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for...

 
 Real Estate    March 19, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 3/19/13

16th Ward Donna Brophy to US Bank NA trustee at 2105 Wrights Way for $1,907 by sheriff’s deed. 17th Ward James Sproat to Kirk Smarsh at 1109 Freyburg St. for $106,000. Barry Green to Anthony and Denise Sciulli at 1923 Larkins Way for $132,500....

 
 By Margaret L Smykla    News    March 19, 2013

Bunco game has been going on for over half a century

In the late 1950s, some stay-at-home moms in the Mount Oliver area decided to find something fun to do without their children, but within walking distance of each another. When one of the women sugges...

 
 News    March 19, 2013

Warrington reconstruction gears back up

Port Authority and the City of Pittsburgh resumed rehab work on Warrington Avenue on Monday, March 18 beginning at 7 a.m. This work will impact local auto traffic, bus routes, parking and sidewalks, and is expected to be completed August 30....

 
 News    March 19, 2013

Cops, Kids play the Steelers again

The 17th annual Cops and Kids vs. the Steelers Basketball game in Carrick will be played on Thursday, March 28. The game sponsored by District Judge Richard King assembles a team of kids who join with Pittsburgh police officers from Zone 3 to...

 
 News    March 19, 2013

New citywide bike sharing program slated to begin in 2014

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, joined by BikePGH, Bakery Square and project stakeholders, announced plans for Pittsburgh’s first-ever bike share system at a news conference last week. Pittsburgh Bike Share will include 500 bikes available for...

 
 News    March 19, 2013

City transportation recomendations

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl last week announced the release of IBM’s official written recommendations on how to help make local transportation more convenient, efficient, cost effective and eco-friendly, and highlighted the city’s progress to date....

 
 News    March 19, 2013

Holy Week services at Monastery

Holy Week and Easter services will be held at St. Paul of the Cross Monastery, 148 Monastery Avenue on the South Side Slopes. Passion (Palm) Sunday services include: Saturday, March 23, Vigil for Passion Sunday, 6 p.m.; and, Sunday, March24:...

 
 Kids    March 19, 2013

'Big Hunt' coming back to South Side March 30

LifeStone Church will be hosting their third Annual Community “Big Hunt” on Saturday, March 30, featuring a 7,000 plus Egg Hunt, free food, activities, face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more. This event is open to the entire...

 
 News    March 19, 2013

Palm Sunday services in S.S.

The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to a special Palm Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. on March 24, which will include the Sacrament of Communion and also an annual offering called the One Great Hour of Sharing. This offering goes to...

 
 News    March 19, 2013

LifeStone Church Grand Opening, South Side Food Truck Round Up

LifeStone Church is celebrating the Grand Opening of their new facility at 157 S. 26th Street, South Side, on Sunday, March 24 and hosting the South Side Food Truck Round Up immediately following. Service will begin at 10 a.m. and the South Side...

 
 News    March 19, 2013

Stations of the Cross on Good Friday at Grace Church on Mt. Washington

The Stations of the Cross, a traditional Good Friday devotion, will be walked along Grandview Avenue in Mt. Washington on Friday, March 29. All those interested in participating in this ecumenical event are asked to gather at the Mon incline (near...

 
 News    March 19, 2013

Santa Maria Palm Sunday

Santa Maria Magdalena will hold a Christian Prayer Service, on Palm Sunday, March24, 7 p.m., at Gaetano’s Restaurant, 1617 Banksville Road in the Main Ballroom. The prayer service will include: The Last Days of Christ, gifts of the Holy Spirit,...

 
 Public Safety    March 19, 2013

Two South Pittsburgh banks robbed

Last week on March 14, two South Pittsburgh banks were held up within hours of each other. Shortly after noon, the First Niagara Bank - Mt. Washington Branch located in the 100 block Shiloh was...

 
 Public Safety    March 19, 2013

Mt. Washington man arrested on burglary charges

The Pittsburgh Police Burglary Squad arrested Jason Hoffman, 33, and charged him with six burglaries in Mount Washington. At the time of his arrest Mr. Hoffman was incarcerated at the Allegheny...