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Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop free produce distribution returns April 14

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will resume for the year on Friday, April 14 and continue on the second Friday of each month through November. Eligible households in the...

 

South Pittsburgh leads city in fatal drug overdoses

The impact of ongoing opiate abuse and drug-related crimes on Carrick and other South Pittsburgh neighborhoods was addressed at this month’s Carrick / Overbrook Crime Watch meeting last Monday in the Concord K5 auditorium. The Zone 3 monthly crime...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 11, 2017

Parks, parklets and park groups plans presented at Allentown CDC

Parks, parklets and friends of parks highlighted the April meeting of the Allentown CDC. Guest speakers included Erin Tobin, community outreach coordinator for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy; Sarah Baxendell, project manager, Greenspace Asset...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Brian Brugos to L4 Holdings Ltd. at 209 Clover St. for $12,000. Jean Misutka to Jing Zhang Sunseri at 2215 1/2 Sarah St. for $228,000. Felicia Palazzola to L4 Holdings Ltd. at 2802 Spring St. for $19,000. 17th Ward Pittsburgh City to Robert...

 

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Timothy W. Oswald, 932 Lillian Street, 18th Ward, Codes 118.1, 302.8. The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for...

 

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 109/17 on Thursd...

 

Pitch in to help with Allentown clean-ups

Allentown will be holding several clean-up and beautifying efforts on Earth Day, April 22. The Hill Top United Methodist Church will hold a clean-up on E. Warrington and nearby streets. Volunteers are asked to meet at the church, 631 E. Warrington...

 

Friends of South Side Park will meet on Wed., April 19

Friends of South Side Park April meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 19, 6 p.m., at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, 45 S.23rd St #101 Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Those interested in joining the Friends or who have an interest in South Side Park...

 

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

There were 160 neighbors celebrating spring and the South Side community on April 1 at the Fourth Annual Spring Social. Steel Cactus donated the second floor of the restaurant to the neighborhood...

 

Lifestone Free Market is April 23

The next Lifestone Church Free Market will be open on Sunday, April 23 at 12:30 p.m.  All are welcome to come and shop for free. Available items include: clothes, shoes, toiletries and more. The Lifestone Church Free Market is at 157 S. 26th...

 

Students, volunteers work to keep South Side beautiful, litter free

On Saturday, April 8, cleanup teams were all over South Side on a day blessed with sunshine and blue skies. The South Side Chamber of Commerce Clean Team spruced up the East Carson Street business...

 

South Watch next meeting is April 12

South Watch will be hold its second meeting at Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, on Wednesday, April 12 at 6 p.m. During the presentation section, Bill Klimovich and Roberta Jamison from the City of Pittsburgh Dept. of Environmental Services will...

 

SilverScripts pharmacists, students visit the Allentown Senior Center

The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy recently provided the SilverScripts program at the Allentown Senior Center. The program provides a valuable experience for student pharmacists as they...

 

Let there be light, again flag pole light restored

The Welcome to the Hilltop sign and flag pole at Mountain and Wagner streets in Mt. Oliver City are lighted again. In February of 2016, the utility pole where lights are mounted illuminating the sign and flag pole was damaged by a hit and run driver....

 

Volunteers needed for clean-up April 22 Earth Day in Carrick

The Carrick Community Council’s Beautification Committee is hosting an Earth Day litter pick up on Saturday, April 22. Volunteers are requested to meet at Philips Park at 9:30 a.m. and plan to work until 1p.m. Gloves, bags, coffee and donuts as...

 

District 2 Republicians

City Republicans District 2 will meet on the second Tuesday of the month at the Ream Pool Recreation Center in Mt. Washington, 321 Merrimac Street Pittsburgh, PA 15211. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11....

 

Prince of Peace Holy Week schedule includes St. Adalbert, St. Peter services

Prince of Peace Roman Catholic Parish in South Side will host Holy Week worship services this week. On Wednesday, April 12 they will have a Tenebrae Service at 6:30 p.m. at St. Peter Church. Tenebrae is a spiritual journey through the final hours of...

 

St. Paul Monastery Holy Week schedule

St. Paul of the Cross Monastery, 148 Monastery Avenue, Holy Week services will continue this week. Sacrament of Reconciliation will take place on Wednesday, April 12 from 6-7 p.m. The Pascal Triduum is scheduled for: Holy Thursday, April 13 at 9...

 

Holy Week services at the S.S. Presbyterian Church

The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to special worship events during the week leading up to Easter. On Thursday, April 13, all are welcome to a Last Supper Remembrance Dinner at 7 p.m., with informal worship and the sharing of the...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for April 3-9

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 3-9. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – 100 blk. Olympia St. – 4/4/17 at 1 PM –...

 

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