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Articles from the April 16, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    April 16, 2013

Planning Forum reviews results of St. Pat's shuttle

Updates on “old business” and on a pilot program to improve St. Patrick’s Day transportation in the Carson St. corridor were the focus of the April 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum meeting. Candice Gonzalez, Neighborhood Initiatives...

 
 Front Page    April 16, 2013

Birmingham Foundation seeking youth, teen programs for Summer Fun guide

The Birmingham Foundation would like to include area organizations’ information for a Summer Fun in the South 2013 guide to youth and teen programs in South Pittsburgh to be published in early May. The deadline for information to be included is...

 
 Real Estate    April 16, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 4/16/13

16th Ward Federal National Mortgage Assn. to Kaja Holdings LLC at 433 Ormsby Ave. for $7,850. Dolores Owczarzak to Dominic Mocello at 2932 Stromberg St. for $90,000. 17th Ward Sally Dininny to Brett Bergman at 910 Bingham St. Unit B for $215,000....

 
 Government    April 16, 2013

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 79/13 on...

 
 Entertainment    April 16, 2013

City Theatre ends the 2012/13 season with Abigal/1702

City Theatre ends its 2012-2013 season with Abigail/1702, a juicy sequel about The Crucible’s scandalous stage legend, Abigail Williams. Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and directed by Tracy Brigden, Abigail/1702 runs on City Theatre’s...

 
 News    April 16, 2013

Carson Street to close at Becks Run for weekend

Crews will be closing Carson Street, State Route 837, between Becks Run Road and Glass Run Road, State Route 885, beginning on Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m. through 6 a.m. on Monday, April 22. Signs will be directing motorists traveling eastbound on...

 
 News    April 16, 2013

Drop off your old prescriptions on Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General has joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement officials from across the state in support of the fifth Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The program,...

 
 News    April 16, 2013

It's all happening this month at the South Side Branch Library

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, South Side, is featuring activities for kids and adults throughout April. Imagination Builders takes place on Mondays through April 29 from 3 - 5 p.m. Building blocks are more than just fun toys - they are a valuable...

 
 Meetings    April 16, 2013

ArtPGH, DesignPGH ask for input from residents

On April 25 and 30, there will be a second round of local public meetings for ARTPGH and DESIGNPGH, the Public Art and Urban Design components of PLANPGH, the City’s first comprehensive plan. These will be “open house” meetings will allow...

 
 News    April 16, 2013

Mt. Oliver Earth Day clean-up on April 20

A Mount Oliver Earth Day Clean-up is planned for Saturday, April 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Mount Oliver Fire Hall, 120 Brownsville Road. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Volunteers are asked to rsvp to...

 
 Meetings    April 16, 2013

District 7 school board candidate will be on the Hilltop on April 24

The Hilltop Alliance and A+ Schools will hold a Pittsburgh School Board Candidates’ Night on Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Elder-ado, Inc., Knoxville Center, 320 Brownsville Road. Cindy Falls, school board candidate for District 7 will be...

 
 News    April 16, 2013

Bon Air Block Watch will hold a clean-up this Saturday, April 20

The Bon Air Block Watch, in conjunction with Clean Pittsburgh Commission, will sponsor a clean-up on Saturday, April 20. Volunteers needed to help with the clean-up. Those interested in helping are asked to meet at Bon Air Parklet, Calle Street at...

 
 Meetings    April 16, 2013

Economic Development South will discuss Brownsville Road

Economic Development South will host a Community Open House on improving Brownsville Road on Thursday, April 18 from 6-8 p.m. in the Carrick High School cafeteria, 125 Parkfield Street. Area residents are welcome to drop in to share their thoughts...

 
 Meetings    April 16, 2013

Citywide public safety meeting slated for Tuesday, April 23

Zones 2 and 5 Citizens Public Safety Councils, with the support of the Zone 4 commander, will host a citywide public safety meeting for all city of Pittsburgh residents on Tuesday, April 23 at the East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland...

 
 News    April 16, 2013

Flea market at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, will hold a Flea Market on Friday and Saturday, April 26-27. Everyone is welcome to come and browse their “huge” selection of merchandise on Friday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday,...

 
 News    April 16, 2013

Rep. Wheatley appointed to committee on school safety

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has been appointed by House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody to the House Select Committee on School Safety. The panel will investigate and review security and policy procedures in public and nonpublic schools...

 
 News    April 16, 2013

Goodwill urges people to take GED testing before 2014 changes

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is urging people who have already started testing for the GED credential, or are planning to do so in the near future, to complete the process before new GED tests are introduced next January. “We don’t know...