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Articles from the April 8, 2008 edition

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 News    April 8, 2008

South High class plans reunion

The Class of 1958 from South High and South Vocational High Schools will be held June 17 at the Polish Falcons Nest 8, 60 South 18th Street, and June 18 at the Sokol Club, 2900 Carson Street, South Side. Contact Anne (Visnich) Rost at

 Kids    April 8, 2008

Fireman Andy at Knoxville Library

Children ages 3-6 are invited to the Knoxville Library, 400 Brownsville Road, on Saturday, April 12 at 1 p.m. for a celebration of Pennsylvania's One Book Every Young Child selection Up, Down, and Around by Katherine Ayres. Fireman Andy from the...

 News    April 8, 2008

Quilters host show at IBEW

The Three Rivers Quilters will host their 2008 Quilt Festival at the IBEW Circuit Center, 5 Hot Metal Street, South Side on Thursday and Friday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $6 per person....

 News    April 8, 2008

Preservation Ball raises $10,000 for Gettysburg monuments

The tallies are in and state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, said the fifth annual Civil War Preservation Ball in the Pennsylvania Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg brought in approximately $10,000 toward preservation of the Commonwealth's monuments...

 News    April 8, 2008

House advances anti-violence bills

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Pittsburgh, reported there has been progress on two fronts in Harrisburg on addressing violence. While the House failed last week to adopt an amendment intended to make it harder for criminals to get guns, Mr. Wheatley...

 News    April 8, 2008

Card party will benefit Goodwill

The Friends of Goodwill will sponsor a Card Party on Wednesday, May 14 from noon to 4 p.m. at the South Hills Country Club, 4305 Brownsville Road. The cost is $25 and includes lunch. Call Jane Haney at 412-653-6874 for tickets....

 News    April 8, 2008

Career Night at Century 21

Century 21 Rise/McIlrath will offer Career Night, a free seminar at their office, 1126 Brownsville Road, Carrick on Monday, April 18 at 6 p.m. Reservations are required. Call Cathy or Kim at 412-884-1600 to make one....

 News    April 8, 2008

Flea market this weekend in Whitehall

The Confraternity of Christian Mothers of Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin Church will sponsor a Flea Market on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Saint Gabriel's Church, 5200 Greenridge Road, Whitehall. There will be more than 50...

 Entertainment    April 8, 2008

Life on Mars will show work of artists at Carnegie International

Are we alone in the universe? Do aliens exist? Or are we, ourselves, the strangers in our own worlds? Conceived around the title “Life on Mars,” the 2008 Carnegie International presents the work of approximately 40 artists from 17 countries in...

 Entertainment    April 8, 2008

Late Nite Catechism extended, Sister holding class until May 11

Late Nite Catechism, the original hit that introduced Sister to Pittsburgh, has been extended in City Theatre's Hamburg Studio through May 11. Acclaimed actress Kimberly Richards is starring in this...

 News    April 8, 2008

Spring Fling will benefit Arlington CC

Arlington Civic Council bingo players are in for a real treat at the organization's annual Spring Fling Bingo. The Suggested donation is $5 for members. Non-members can join at the event and receive the full gambit of membership services. The event...

 News    April 8, 2008

Register for Roosevelt PreK-5 preschool, kindergarten classes

Registration applications for pre-school are available at all Roosevelt sites. For more information, contact the Bon Air office at 412-325-2160. Also, it is time to register children who will be five years old by September 1, 2008 for kindergarten....

 News    April 8, 2008

Career exploration will be next topic for A+ Schools

A+ Schools next community meeting for “Excel.9-12: Plan for High School Excellence” will deal with Career Exploration. Research shows that parents are the main source of career information for youth. This meeting will allow parents and students...

 News    April 8, 2008

Two area students earn Carson Scholarships

Two South Pittsburgh area fifth graders are winners of Carson Scholarships. Desiree Wilson from Pittsburgh Roosevelt and Lauren Zola from Pittsburgh Concord have earned the awards. The Carson Scholars Fund, was founded in 1994 by Johns Hopkins...

 News    April 8, 2008

Pittsburgh Concord students accomplishing much this year

Pittsburgh Concord K-5 has been having a great school year. Some of their recent accomplishments have included: The Think-A-Thon team took second place for their skit “The Ghosts of Mount Everest Encounter Pollution.” They also won a red ribbon...

 News    April 8, 2008

Area K-5 schools begin registering kindergarten students beginning in April

Kindergarten registration will begin on Tuesday, April 15, at Pittsburgh Concord K-5, Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 and Pittsburgh Roosevelt K-5 for the school year 2008-2009. Parents should report to the Main Offices of their elementary school from 9...

 News    April 8, 2008

Vendors needed for Beltzhoover Community Day

Vendors needed for Beltzhoover's Community Day Festival to be held July 12 and 13. Call 412-537-0384 for an application....

 Meetings    April 8, 2008

Sen. Fontana on agenda at Greater Beltzhoover IAN

The next meeting of the Greater Beltzhoover Interagency Network will take place on Thursday, April 17, at the Upper McKinley Park Recreation Center, 900 Delmont Street in Beltzhoover. Among those scheduled to speak are: State Sen. Wayne Fontana;...

 Meetings    April 8, 2008

Environmental Services on agenda for 16th Ward B.W.

The next meeting for 16th Ward Arlington Block Watch is scheduled for Monday, April 14. The meeting is at St. Clair Senior Center, 2400 Elsie St. and the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Invited speakers are Bill Klimovich, from the City's Dept. of...


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