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Articles from the April 1, 2008 edition

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 News    April 1, 2008

Scout Troop annual flea mart on Sat.

Boys Scout Troop 296 will hold its Annual Flea Market at St. Sylvester's Church Hall, 3754 Brownsville Rd. in Brentwood. The sale will take place on April 5, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Kathy...

 
 Entertainment    April 1, 2008

Gabriel Szafranski displays photos at Brashear

A photography exhibit at the Brashear Center will highlight the work of Gabriel Szafranski, a graduate of The Brashear Association's Arts Apprenticeship Program. An opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Wednesday, April 9 from 6-8 p.m....

 
 Health    April 1, 2008

Moms can come to Hilltop Family Care to talk, learn

Hilltop Family Care Connection will offer monthly sessions for new moms with children from newborns to age one called Beautiful Beginnings. The next meeting is Wednesday, April 23 at 1 p.m. at Hilltop Family Care Connection Children's Hospital of...

 
 News    April 1, 2008

Cops, kids take on Steelers in annual basketball game

District Judge Richard King will again sponsor the 12th annual Cops and Kids Basketball Game on Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Carrick High School gym – doors open at 6:45 p.m. Youngsters and the police of Zone 3 will play the Pittsburgh...

 
 News    April 1, 2008

Volunteers needed for the Fourth Annual South Side Spring Cleanup

Volunteers are needed for the Fourth Annual Spring Cleanup on the South Side. Duquesne University's Spiritan Campus Ministry, in a collaboration with on campus partners, the Pennsylvania Resources Council, the South Side Chamber of Commerce, the...

 
 Opinion    April 1, 2008

Positive points to the boro

I have been a resident of Mount Oliver Borough for the better part of 55 years. There comes a time when someone has to speak up and point out some of the positive points of the borough. Certainly the news media is not aware of any because when and...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    April 1, 2008

Crime, nuisance properties hot topics for discussion at the 29th Ward Block Watch

Crime, nuisance properties, and snow removal were some of the topics addressed at the March meeting of the 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch. The evening began with a brief presentation by crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey. She announced news of...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    April 1, 2008

Boris ‘loves' picking up litter in city

Litter was the focal point of the March meeting of the Carrick Community Council. The guest speaker was Boris Weinstein, founder of Citizens Against Litter; chair of the Clean Pittsburgh Commission; and co-chair of the Redd-Up of five neighborhoods....

 
 Real Estate    April 1, 2008

Real Estate Transactions for Issue of 4/8/08

16th Ward Frank Knerr to US Bank National Assn. trustee at 126 Cologne St. for $1,608 by sheriff's deed. Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas trustee to Jon Thomas Richards at 2433 Spring St. for $6,500. 17th Ward John Bean Jr. to Oakdale Development...

 
 Meetings    April 1, 2008

Public Safety Director Huss on agenda for Arlington CC

City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss along with Zone Commander Larry Ross will be the featured speakers at the next open meeting of the Arlington Civic Council on Monday, April 7 at 7 p.m. “The director was asked if he could...

 
 Meetings    April 1, 2008

Planning Forum will hear about GNA

The next meeting of the South Side Planning Forum will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The agenda will include a presentation on the Good Neighborhood Agreement the Mayor's Advisory Committee...

 
 Meetings    April 1, 2008

Slopes Association meeting tonight

The next meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will be tonight, April 1, at 7 p.m. at Saint Paul of the Cross Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Ave. The guest speaker will be Wendy Urbanic from the mayor's 311 response line, who will...

 
 Government    April 1, 2008

Upcoming hearings scheduled before the PZB

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the upcoming weeks in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 055/08 at...

 
 News    April 1, 2008

Knoxville church will hold its annual flea market on Sat.

The Knoxville Christian Church will sponsor its semi-annual Flea Market on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale features clothing, household items, jewelry and miscellaneous items. There is also a Bake Sale. The church is at Knox and...

 
 News    April 1, 2008

Volunteers needed for collection

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Household Hazardous Waste Task Force is looking for volunteers to help staff a household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, April 26, at Settlers Cabin Park Wave Pool. Volunteer tasks include traffic...

 
 Announcements    April 1, 2008

Megan Kiser and Shawn Fuga engaged

Megan R. Kiser and Shawn M. Fuga are engaged. Ms. Kiser is a 1999 graduate of McDowell High School and a 2003 graduate of Edinboro University. She teaches high school in Allegheny County. Mr. Fuga is...

 
 News    April 1, 2008

Hilltop Health adds doctor

Dr. Trina Peduzzi recently joined the staff of the Hilltop Community HealthCare Center. Dr. Peduzzi is a pediatrician and joins Dr. Amy Nevin to provide full time coverage for infants, children and teenagers. Dr. Peduzzi obtained her medical degree...

 
 By Al Lowe    Front Page    April 1, 2008

Mount hires writer to hear your stories

Lisa Johnson wants to hear a good story. The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation hired her recently as a part-time writer/researcher to write the text for informational and directional signs to be installed along the Grand View Scenic...

 
 Front Page    April 1, 2008

Cleaning Up Mount Washington

Members of the Pittsburgh Explorers Club clean up the hillside below Grandview Avenue at the 17th Annual Mount Washington Clean Up. The Explorer's Club and other volunteers rappeled down the hillside...