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Articles from the March 25, 2014 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 25, 2014

New trash hauler for borough working out the kinks

Garbage collection and payment, a new regional police task force, and a pending full-time borough hire were among the issues addressed at the March 17 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Mayor James...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 25, 2014

Police don't want vigilantes in the fight against crime in neighborhoods

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council Meeting of March 19 began with discussion about the information listed on police reports distributed at these meetings. The reports contain street names/blocks as it is unlawful to give specific addresses. Attendees...

 
 Opinion    March 25, 2014

Clean up after your pets

Recently I was walking through the business district in Mount Oliver. It was a pleasant enough walk, except for one thing--several unsightly piles of “doggie doo doo” along the way. I was appalled. How difficult is it to stuff a plastic grocery...

 
 Opinion    March 25, 2014

Air quality in Pittsburgh

As a student at the University of Pittsburgh, I am concerned about the air quality in Pittsburgh and what it will mean for my generation and those to come if something isn’t done to address the problem. We, as residents, students, or visitors to...

 
 Real Estate    March 25, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 3/25/14

16th Ward Russell Ayers to James Soto and Oana Suditu at 3220 Harcum Way for $62,000. 17th Ward James Mancini to Ryan Timothy Vanston at 1922 Fox Way for $146,000. Patricia Guzowski et al. to Eric Guzowski at 1920 Jane St. for $1 (state deed...

 
 Government    March 25, 2014

Upcoming Pittsburgh 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 77/14 on...

 
 Government    March 25, 2014

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, March 27, at 10:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Tabitha A. and William H. Hardison, 74 S. 18th Street, 17th Ward, Continued Codes 111.1, 922.02A,...

 
 Government    March 25, 2014

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 12 Bedford Square, John DeMauro,...

 
 Meetings    March 25, 2014

Neighborhood Plan updated in Allentown

Allentown residents will have one final opportunity to meet and comment on the Allentown Neighborhood Plan being updated by the Allentown CDC (ACDC) with assistance from the Hilltop Alliance. The meeting is slated for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8...

 
 Meetings    March 25, 2014

SSSNA General Meeting on April 8

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will hold its General Meeting on Tuesday, April 8, 7 p.m., at St. Paul’s Retreat Center, 147 Monastery Avenue. The evening’s agenda will include information about the city’s Residential Permit...

 
 News    March 25, 2014

So. Side Spring Cleanup will be the 10th annual

 The 10th Annual South Side Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 12 and will focus on the cleanup of the South Side Flats and Slopes. This year’s cleanup will include a number of different projects that range from litter pick up to...

 
 News    March 25, 2014

Slovak Mass, Easter Customs Breakfast Saturday

Prince of Peace Parish, South Side, will host the annual Slovak Mass and Easter Customs Breakfast on Saturday, March 29. This much-loved spiritual and cultural program is sponsored by the Slovak...

 
 News    March 25, 2014

Folk tales from Afar at the Knoxville Library on Wed.

The Knoxville Library is celebrating cultural diversity with a program called “Folktales from Afar” on Wednesday, March 26 from 5 – 6 p.m. This hour-long program will feature cultural experiences and stories from Bhutan and Nepal. The Hilltop...

 
 News    March 25, 2014

Poetry series, teen program at the South Side Library

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – South Side will present a spring Poetry Series in partnership with the Pittsburgh Poetry Society on Saturdays, March 29, April 12 and May 17 from 1-3 p.m. All are welcome to enjoy an afternoon of poetry in the...

 
 News    March 25, 2014

Slippery Rock Dean's List

Slippery Rock University students from across Pennsylvania and the nation earned dean’s list honors during fall semester 2013. To qualify for the SRU dean’s list, a student must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher on a 4-point scale while...

 
 News    March 25, 2014

Peduto appoints Molchany to Southwestern PA Commission

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, was appointed by Mayor William Peduto to serve on the board of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission. “I am honored to be appointed to the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission because I understand how...

 
 Meetings    March 25, 2014

Molchany, Readshaw on the Slopes

Meet The Candidates for the new 36th Legislative District at The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association’s Special Meeting on Tuesday, April 15, 7 p.m., at St. Paul’s Retreat Center, 147 Monastery Avenue. State representatives Erin Molchany...

 
 Kids    March 25, 2014

Teen Thing, Kids Club and Storytime

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...

 
 Entertainment    March 25, 2014

Harmony Singers show

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present their 46th annual spring show on Saturday, April 12 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m., at the Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. This year’s...