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Articles from the April 23, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    April 23, 2013

Mt. Oliver swears in new councilwoman, acting police chief

Mount Oliver Mayor James Cassidy kept his swearing-in skills sharp by administering the oath of office twice during the April 15 council meeting: to the new Acting Chief, Sergeant Matt Juzwick, and to new council member Vanessa Talley. The vote to...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    April 23, 2013

Shouting match interupts MWCDC forum on possible charter school

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) held its regular monthly forum meeting last Thursday, where the topics of energy efficiency and public education were not the only things raised; several voices were raised, too. A...

 
 Real Estate    April 23, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 4/23/13

16th Ward Estate of Andrew Pitteroff to RE 360 SS Partn. 10 L.P. at 1940 Arlington Ave. for $30,000. Estate of Andrew Pitteroff to RE 360 SS Partn. 10 L.P. at 1942 Arlington Ave. for $30,000. 17th Ward JMG Acquisitions LLC to Brenda Miller at 622...

 
 Government    April 23, 2013

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, April 23, at 11:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Thomas Pasternak and Jeffrey Scott Blackson, 318 Bausman Street, 30th Ward,...

 
 Opinion    April 23, 2013

An alternative candidate

I was one of 70 or so people in attendance on Wednesday April 17, for a mayoral candidates’ question-and-answer forum held at the Brashear Association at 2005 Sarah Street. Candidates Bill Peduto and Jack Wagner fielded prepared questions from...

 
 News    April 23, 2013

Jonathan Mulick earns awards at Science and Engineering Fair

Jonathan Mulick of Mount Washington earned honors at the Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Heinz Field on April 5. Jonathan, a student at Bishop Canevin High School, earned Sponsor Awards from the American Chemical Society,...

 
 News    April 23, 2013

Stewards needed for Carrick community gardens

The Beautification Committee of Carrick Community Council is seeking a garden steward for one of the four gardens in the neighborhood. Carrick public gardens include: The Veteran’s Monument at Parkfield Street and Spokane Avenue (Mike Woshner, stew...

 
 Government    April 23, 2013

Special Meeting

The Borough of Mt. Oliver Council will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 7:00 pm, 150 Brownsville Road....

 
 News    April 23, 2013

Creative writing contest deadline nears

Creative teens with a passion for writing can express themselves through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 2013 Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest. Open to all high school students (grades 9 through 12) in Allegheny County, the contest is an...

 
 News    April 23, 2013

Pop-up plans programs on gardening, conversations

The Allentown Pop-up Library. 1206 Arlington Avenue, is featuring a herbal gardening spa program in May and a series of evening conversations throughout the summer. Gardening Thyme: Herbal Spa Program will take place on Monday May 6, 6 p.m. Learn...

 
 News    April 23, 2013

Allentown teaming with Slopes to clean Arlington

The Allentown Community Development Corp. and the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Assoc. will be joining on April 27 to clean up and beautify Arlington Avenue. Volunteers are asked to meet at 10 a.m. at the billboard near Newton Street. In addition...