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Articles from the April 8, 2014 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 8, 2014

CLP Pop-up begins its transformation into ALEC

When the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh opened the CLP Pop-Up in the fall of 2012 in Allentown it was intended to "pop-up" in the neighborhood and at the end of March 2014 it would pack up and...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Fresh Fridays produce distribution starts up again on April 11

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop will resume once a month on the second Friday beginning on April 11. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Cops and kids taking on the Steelers

The 18th annual Cops and Kids vs. the Steelers Basketball game in Carrick will be played on Friday, April 11. The game sponsored by District Judge Richard King assembles a team of kids who join with...

 
 Real Estate    April 8, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 4/8/14

16th Ward Mark Zambito to John Cline at 2330 Eccles St. for $14,000. Dallas McCluske to Mia Bucchi at 3217 Edwards Way for $105,500. Gina Lupinacci to Edward Buxton at 102 S. 24th St. for $116,000. Jarrad Soscia to Zachary Rearick at 2724 Shelly St....

 
 Government    April 8, 2014

Upcoming City of 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 187/13 on Thursd...

 
 Government    April 8, 2014

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Thursday, April 10, at 10:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Tamara Whitehead, 6 Allen Street, 18th Ward, Continued Code 302.4. The following Housing Court case is...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Spring Redd Up expects 300 communities and 15,000 volunteers

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up (March, April and May) is on a pace to attract more than 300 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in the counties of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland. Citizens Against Litter, one of...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Carrick clean up April 25

Carrick Community Council is planning a clean-up for Friday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. Volunteers will meet at Carrick Shopping Center and disperse from there.  Gloves and bags provided.  Water and light refreshments provided courtesy of the Carrick...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Graffiti Paint-Out on Sat.

South Side Community Council Graffiti Watch is holding a Graffiti Paint-Out on Saturday, April 12. Volunteers interested in preventing and removing graffiti on South Side are welcome to join in. Graffiti Watch will be meeting at 9 a.m. at 2132 Sarah...

 
 Meetings    April 8, 2014

City-wide public safety meeting in Lawrenceville on April 22

The 2014 Spring City-wide Public Safety Meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 22 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Teamsters Hall, Local 249, 4701 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Parking is available in the Teamsters Hall parking lot. Guest Speaker will...

 
 Meetings    April 8, 2014

Land bank meeting on Thursday

State Representative Jake Wheatley and his staff will be at St. Paul AME Church on Thursday, April 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to discuss pending land bank legislation and how it could affect Hilltop neighborhoods. St. Paul AME Church is at 400 Orchard...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Rep. Molchany sponsors annual Senior Fair

Rep. Erin Molchany will host her annual South Hills Senior Fair on Thursday, April 24 from 4-7 p.m. at St. Pamphilus Church, 1000 Tropical Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15226   For the event, Rep. Molchany is bringing together government agencies,...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Expect delays on Route 51 in Overbrook

Southbound lane restrictions on Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) in the City of Pittsburgh and Whitehall Borough, Allegheny County, began on Monday, April 7, weather permitting. Single lane closures will occur as needed on southbound Route 51 Monday...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Palm Sunday services at South Side Presbyterian

The South Side Presbyterian Church is reminding people that Sunday, April 13, is the Sunday most Christians of the world celebrate Palm Sunday, also called Passion Sunday. The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to a special worship service...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Schurbert Wagner Award winner

Emmaus has announced the winner of the 2014 Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service: Commander Scott Schubert. The award is given annually to someone who has shown by their actions that they serve the way Emmaus co-founder Ken Wagner served--with...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Annual Preservation Ball successful for 11th year

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, declared the 11th annual Preservation Ball held recently in the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg was “a complete and unconditional success.” This year’s ball included more than 225 attendees from as far...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

City receives an increase in state recycling grant

The City of Pittsburgh recently won a $476,031 recycling grant, which was an increase over the grant amount from the previous year. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued the Recycling Performance Grant after the city and...

 
 Health    April 8, 2014

UPMC collecting expired drugs on Take Back Day

Public is invited to turn in their unused, unwanted and expired medications for safe disposal during Take Back Drugs Day at a number of UPMC facilities on Friday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop-off prescription medications including both contro...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Bounty offered for woodburners

Following the success of its first “bounty” program last year, the Health Department is again offering County residents a chance to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards in...