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 News    April 7, 2009

Help needed to paint out graffiti

The South Side Community Council's Graffiti Watch Action Group in conjunction with The fifth Annual South Side Spring Clean-Up will be removing graffiti from properties on the South Side on Saturday April 18. Lunch will be provided for volunteers....

 
 News    April 7, 2009

St. Clair Village prepares for disasters

Over the past year, the Minority Emergency Preparedness Task Force (MEPTF), in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, has brought awareness to the residents of St. Clair Village...

 
 News    April 7, 2009

Next Orthodox Bishop of Pittsburgh named

After a delay of several months, the Archdiocese of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, announced last week, at the OCA Chancery in Oyster Bay Cove, New York, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America canonically elected...

 
 News    April 7, 2009

Carrick Redd-up will be on April 25

The Carrick Litter Patrol has put out a call for volunteers to help clear the neighborhood from the winter litter. Carrick's Spring Redd-up is scheduled for Saturday, April 25 in conjunction with Earth Day and the City's Redd-up program. Volunteers...

 
 Health    April 7, 2009

County to continue school immunization clinics

The Allegheny County Health Department has scheduled more free clinics this month to help families get their children caught up on school vaccinations. The Health Department's regular clinic at 3441 Forbes Avenue in Oakland will continue to offer...

 
 News    April 7, 2009

Mayor wants to move Tow Pound to South Pittsburgh

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced that, pending City Council approval, the City's Strip District Tow Pound operations will be turned over to McGann and Chester, LLC. The move is part of the mayor's plan to promote development along riverfronts, and...

 
 News    April 7, 2009

County looking for summer lifeguards

The Allegheny County Parks Department is currently accepting lifeguard applications for the 2009 season. County lifeguards must be 16 years of age or older and must possess all necessary certifications prior to May 25, including lifeguard, first...

 
 News    April 7, 2009

Composting class coming up in South Side

Sign up for a Backyard Composting class with Conservation Consultants Inc. and get ready for spring. The workshop thoroughly covers the importance of composting, setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways of using finished compost....

 
 Health    April 7, 2009

Health servies directory for uninsured and underinsured

The Allegheny County Health Department has updated its directory of local health centers and clinics that serve people with minimal or no health insurance. The directory was first published in 2007 and is intended primarily for social service...

 
 Meetings    April 7, 2009

16th Ward B.W. meets April 13

The next meeting of 16th Ward Arlington Block Watch will be Monday, April 13, at the St. Clair A.A. Senior Center, 2400 Elsie Street. Councilman Bruce Kraus and Crime Prevention Officer Christine Luffey will the featured speakers. The meeting...

 
 Meetings    April 7, 2009

Carrick council seeks input on community

The Carrick Community Council will hold a general membership meeting on April 8 at 7 p.m. in the Concord Presbyterian Church hall/basement, 1907 Brownsville Road. This will be a community input meeting where Carrick residents and business owners are...

 
 Meetings    April 7, 2009

Keeping city ‘green' topic for next Slopes meeting

The next meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Assoc. will be Tuesday, April 14, 7 p.m., in the main lounge of St. Paul's Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Ave. The focus of the meeting will be “spring” with guest speakers Arthur Demeo from...

 
 Health    April 7, 2009

Arthritis exercies class beginning

Those who have symptoms of arthritis pain and stiffness or have any of the many forms of arthritis are eligible to attend the Arthritis Exercise Program offered by The Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium Parish Nurse Program. These exercises...

 
 News    April 7, 2009

Phillips annual Fiesta de la Paz a success

On Friday, March 27 Pittsburgh Phillips held its Seventh Annual Fiesta de la Paz with more than 500 students, parents, staff, and friends participating in the event. This yearly event was started by former principal Dr. Barbara Rudiak and the...

 
 News    April 7, 2009

Card party

The Women's Club of Overbrook will host their annual Card Party on Saturday, April 25, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fairhaven United Methodist Church Hall, 2415 Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Rt. 51). Lunch will be served. For ticket information, call...

 
 News    April 7, 2009

S.S. Spring Cleanup coming up soon

The Fifth Annual South Side Spring Cleanup will coincide with this year's Great PA Cleanup on Saturday, April 18 and focus on cleaning up of the South Side Flats from 5th Street to 26th Street. Community and Duquesne Student Volunteers will be...

 
 News    April 7, 2009

Free home buying workshop

There will be a free Home Buying Workshop for local residents on Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m. at the Hilltop United Methodist Church, 631 East Warrington Avenue. The workshop is open to the public and will provide valuable information about the...

 

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