Articles from the April 8, 2003 edition

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 Front Page    April 8, 2003

Local hearings before Pgh. zoning board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled three public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, April 10 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 108...

 Entertainment    April 8, 2003

Fr. Moses Berry, descendant of slaves, slated to speak locally

Fr. Moses Berry, founder of the Ozarks African-American Heritage Museum and Pastor of Theotokos “Unexpected Joy” Orthodox Church, Ash Grove, Missouri, will lead a series of seminars and services that will be open to the public: Lecture on...

 Front Page    April 8, 2003

Hill Top Health Ministries receives award for community service

The Hill Top Health Ministries Consortium, an ecumenical, faith-based volunteer group of five neighborhood church congregations which also involves a collaboration with Pittsburgh Mercy Health System, received a 2003 Health Care Hero Award from The P...

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Saint Basil School closure due to decline in enrollment

Father Robert J. Meyer, pastor of Saint Basil Parish, Carrick, has requested and received permission from the Pittsburgh Diocese to close Saint Basil Catholic Elementary School effective at the end of the current school term. The pastor cited declini...

 By Al Lowe    Front Page    April 8, 2003

Free parking in Dormont a possibility

By Al Lowe Contributing Writer Several innovative ideas were brought up at the March 31 Dormont council agenda session, including the suggestion that free parking be permitted after 3 p.m. Friday and on Saturday as a way of boosting business for the...

 By Roberta Smith    Front Page    April 8, 2003

Veronica Veil Players prepare to take their ‘passion' into the next century

Each Lenten weekend for the past 84 years, people from Pittsburgh's neighborhoods join others from as far away as Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia who climb the steep South Side Slopes on foot, by car...

 By David Assad    Front Page    April 8, 2003

Readshaw expresses concern about proposed state budget

State representative Harry Readshaw is very concerned over the proposed state budget presented in February by new Governor Ed Rendell. Readshaw expressed those concerns at the regular 29th Ward Block Watch meeting last week at the new Quentin...

 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    April 8, 2003

Graffiti and scratchiti vandals are making their mark across all South Pittsburgh communities

While taking a ride through the South Side or Oakland sections of the city, or walking the streets in Mount Oliver and Brookline, or visiting several other neighborhoods within the Pittsburgh area,...

 By David Assad    Front Page    April 8, 2003

Carrick block watchers urged to be prepared for any type of emergency by taking disaster class

Elaine Caparelli from the City's Bureau of Police, guest speaker at the April 2 meeting of the 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch, explained that a free Emergency Disaster Class will be offered at Quentin-Roosevelt School on April 23 from 7 to 9 p.m....