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Articles from the April 24, 2007 edition

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 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    April 24, 2007

Carrick looks at rezoning through Map Pittsburgh

The rezoning of Carrick through the city-wide Map Pittsburgh project was the main topic of the April 11 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch meeting. The evening began with a brief presentation by crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey. She announced...

 
 Front Page    April 24, 2007

Readshaw is Man of the Year in the 30th Ward

30th Ward Block Watch Chairperson Lucy Frankwitt presents State Rep. Harry Readshaw with the organization's Man of the Year Award at the block watch's 25th Anniversary dinner. The dinner was attended...

 
 By Al Lowe    Front Page    April 24, 2007

Mt. Washington looks for ways to improve attendance at events

Suppose you sponsored an event and nobody came? That was the case when the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation recently sponsored a Safety Health Expo Mart and had a disappointing turnout. Of course, the organization has many, many...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    April 24, 2007

Chief's contract renewed, residents continue to ask questions in Mt. Oliver

It was another overflow crowd at the April 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council, during which it was announced that the contract of police Chief Frank Mosesso had been extended through Dec. 31, 2010. The vote was 5 to 0, with council members Don...

 
 Front Page    April 24, 2007

Cleaning up on the South Side with South Siders

South Siders Bob and Betty Kripp pitch in to give the neighborhood a good once over at the Third Annual Spring Cleaning. South Siders joined in with Duquesne students for a day of picking up litter...

 
 Opinion    April 24, 2007

More laws aren't the answer to bar problems

If at first you don't succeed, try try again. Today, Councilman Jeff Koch is expected to present the latest version of his “bar legislation” to City Council. This time, although he has his numbers correct, he is still operating under the...

 
 Opinion    April 24, 2007

Councilman is working for a cleaner, safer area

My Dear Lee Phillips, Who speaks for the South Side. Did you? Everything Jeff Koch is trying to do is good for the district. He is working on your bar problem and cleaning up drugs and other things in the district. Jeff Koch and his family were out...

 
 Opinion    April 24, 2007

Mount Oliver police are here to serve boro's people

I would like to take a moment to acknowledge all the Mount Oliver Borough residents and all of the Mount Oliver Borough business owners for their outstanding dedication and service to this borough. Without each and everyone's support this borough...

 
 Opinion    April 24, 2007

Koch does care about the South Side and its people

I am writing in response to Lee Phillips' letter (“Councilman's position on South Siders is clear” 4/17/07). To imply that Councilman Koch does not care about the South Side is ridiculous. For years, residents, business owners - and yes, even...

 
 Meetings    April 24, 2007

Candidates night in Allentown on Thur.

The Allentown CDC is holding a Meet the Candidates night for City Controller and the District Three City Council seat on Thursday, April 26, 7 p.m. at St. John Vianney, 823 Climax Street. Invited candidates include Councilman Jeff Koch and...

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Ethnic food fair in Brookline

Resurrection Church in Brookline will sponsor an Ethnic Food Fair at Fr. Quinn Hall on Sunday, April 29 from 12:30-4 p.m. Featured are homemade food and desserts from Ireland, Lebanon, Costa Rica, Mexico, Italy, Germany, Poland and Eastern Europe....

 
 Health    April 24, 2007

Higher income limit for WIC for working families on May 1

Higher income limits for its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program take effect on May 1 according to the Allegheny County Health Department announced. “WIC isn't just for families on public assistance. Eligibility is base...

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Funding for child abuse website identified by State Sen. Fontana

State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) has joined representatives of Allegheny County's Child Advocacy Center - A Child's Place - to provide funding of a new website to assist individuals working with child abuse victims. “It's particularly...

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Elijah a top poet in contest

Elijah Krzyzanowski, a fourth grade student at Concord Elementary School, recently earned honors from Creative Communication, Inc. for his entry in a poetry contest. He was among the top ten poets in his division for grades 4-6. Elijah earned a...

 
 Entertainment    April 24, 2007

Gaelic poetry at South Side Works

The Gaelic Arts Society will present “Poetry of Ireland” produced by John F. Webber on Saturday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at Joseph-Beth Booksellers at Carson and South 27th Street, SouthSide Works. The event is free and open to the public. Call...

 
 Announcements    April 24, 2007

Welcome Celmiar Hassel

Celmiar Hassel was born at West Penn Hospital on January 13, and weighed 9 lbs., 7 oz. Celmiar's parents are Marcel Hawkins and Fatima Hassel. Celmiar's grandparents are Michael and Clara Hawkins of Allentown....

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Christina Seskey earns degree

Christina Seskey, a 2001 graduate of Carrick High School, will graduate Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a concentration in Corporate Writing from Robert Morris...

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Ravioli dinner

Saint Basil's annual “Taste of Italy” Ravioli Dinner will be Saturday, May 5 from 3-6 p.m. in the church hall, 1735 Brownsville Road, Carrick. Dinner includes meat or cheese ravioli with marinara or meat sauce, garlic bread, salad bar, dessert...

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Lions Club moving to UPMC SS

The Pittsburgh Deaf/Blind Lions Club has moved to UPMC South Side Hospital. The organization will sponsor an open house on Saturday, May 12 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room. The public is welcome....

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Five day rummage sale on Mount Washington May 1-5

Grand View United Presbyterian Church, 301 Grandview Ave. will hold a five day Rummage Sale on May 1-5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and look at the books, records (and players), clothes, household items shoes jewelry and...

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Spaghetti at the Market House

The Market House Children's Athletic Association will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, April 29 from 4-7 p.m. at the Market House Senior Center, 12th Street, South Side. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under. The meal includes...

 
 Government    April 24, 2007

One local hearing this week at Pittsburgh Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled one public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, April 26 at 9:40 a.m. in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown....

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Boro helping seniors with gardens

The Mount Oliver Borough Planning Commission will sponsor a Senior Citizen Property Beautification program this spring. Interested seniors can apply for the program through May 4 at the Borough Building or by calling 412-431-8107 #8 or 412-381-9861...

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Just Harvest saves taxpayers during this year's tax season

Last week Just Harvest reported the results of a successful tax season for the Money in Your Pocket Campaign with 4,818 low-income taxpayers using the free tax service and receiving refunds totaling $6,264,425. Next year their refunds may be even...

 
 News    April 24, 2007

Volunteers pitch in to clean up South Side

This past Saturday almost 200 people volunteered to clean up the South Side Flats as part of the third Annual South Side Spring cleanup. More than 70 community volunteers worked side by side with – Duquesne University student volunteers to improve...

 

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