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Articles from the April 28, 2009 edition

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Things are picking up in Allentown

Harry Wolfe is assisted in cleaning up a lot on Manton Way in Allentown from Liz and Mark Moir. Mr. Wolfe, has chaired the clean up effort in the neighborhood for several years for the Allentown...

 

Learn more about how to understand health care

 UPMC and Baldwin EMS welcome the public at “Understanding Your Health Insurance: Health Care Options are Changing…Are You Ready?,” a free education program. The program will be held twice: on Wednesday, May 6, from 12 to 1 p.m. at the...

 

Woman to Woman program at Trinity Lutheran Church

The next Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium sponsored “Woman to Woman” program is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday May 1. The meeting will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road in Mt. Oliver. Debbie Koch RN, parish nurse,...

 

Legends will perform for boro seniors at luncheon

The Mount Oliver Recreation Association will treat Mount Oliver Borough senior citizens to a light luncheon and entertainment on Thursday, May 7. The luncheon and show by “Legends” will take place at Casne World (former VFW Post 456), 325 Hays...

 

Conservancy hosting annual River Sojourn

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) will host a return trip to the Allegheny River for its annual River Sojourn on Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14. Open to WPC members as well as the general public, this popular event provides an...

 

Free celebration for seniors at South Park

A free Senior Celebration in the Park presented by the Allegheny County Executive Office will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Park Fairgrounds. The day will include prizes and giveaways, free lunch and snacks, and morning refreshments...

 

Summer games for seniors coming throughout area

The 2009 Summer Senior Games will be held from June1-12 at various sites throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area. The Summer Senior Games are open to individuals ages 60 and older who reside in Allegheny County. Age divisions for the games are as foll...

 

Hiking on the Hilltop

City explorers joined Urban Hike on Saturday to see some of the Hilltop neighborhoods up close. The hikers started in Mount Oliver at the clocktower and continued on through parts of Knoxville,...

 

ACDC meets in Allentown

The Allentown Community Development Corp. will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 30, 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 631 E. Warrington Ave. At this meeting, members of the Board of Directors will be elected. There will also be...

 

Candidates' nite in Carrick

The Carrick Community Council will be holding a meet the candidates' night on May 13, at 7p.m. at the Pittsburgh Roosevelt PreK-5 gymnasium at 17 W Cherryhill Street, Carrick. Candidates for the City of Pittsburgh Mayor as well as the candidates...

 

Citywide public safety councils meeting

There will be a citywide Public Safety meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, at the Risen Lord Church Education Center, 3250 California Avenue. The agenda will include: Mayor Luke Ravenstahl providing city updates; Maria Bethel from the Mayor's...

 

Genealogy program slated for Carrick Branch Library

Those interested in discovering a branch of their family tree can come to the Carrick Library on Saturday, May 2 from 10:30 a.m.-noon to learn how to begin their search. Marilyn Holt, head of the Pennsylvania Department at Carnegie Library of...

 

Council looking for Outstanding South Siders

South Side Community Council (SSCC) is looking for Outstanding South Siders. The council would like to recognize those individuals living and working in South Side whose efforts have enhanced the quality of life in the community and they are seeking...

 

Cleaning up in Carrick

Getting a jump on cleaning up were Kimberly Austin (5) and Angel Austin (2). The pair starting working in the parking lot during registration....

 

Cleaning up in Carrick

The Carrick Litter Patrol's annual Redd Up was a success over the weekend with volunteers coming out to clean up the neighborhood. After registering, volunteers were divided up into smaller groups...

 

Rotary treats seniors

The South Side Rotary Club is planning a afternoon of fun for the residents of Carson Towers. One Tuesday, May 12, the Rotary will treat the residents of Carson Towers to lunch, games, gifts and more....

 

Dragon Boat Festival move to May

On Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. the eighth annual Pittsburgh Dragon Boat Festival will be celebrated in South Side's Riverfront Park. The festival, formerly held in September, is moving to May to correspond with the celebration of Asian...

 

Rummage sale in South Side

South Side Presbyterian Church will hold its Spring Rummage and Food Sale on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will offer a variety of household items, clothing, coats, shoes, toys, furniture, books, jewelry and more. Also, homemade...

 

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