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Articles from the April 29, 2014 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 29, 2014

Boro councilman resigns, is then hired for public works dept.

Resignations submitted by a council member, the tax collector, and the meter enforcer highlighted the April 21 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Councilman Corey McGough submitted his letter of resignation prior to his being hired for a full-time...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 29, 2014

Mayor addresses 200 at his first citywide public safety meeting

An April 22 city-wide public safety meeting in the Teamsters Hall in Lawrenceville drew nearly 200 attendees. Guest speaker Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto called it the largest crowd he ever saw at a public safety meeting. In addition to residents,...

 
 Front Page    April 29, 2014

Fresh Fridays produce distribution starts up again on May 9

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop will resume once a month on the second Friday beginning on May 9. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in...

 
 News    April 29, 2014

Study shows low and moderate income areas, minorities are still being left behind in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group’s (PCRG) 2014 Mortgage Lending Study – its 20th annual and the first longitudinal analysis since 2005 – reveals many Pittsburgh-area communities have yet to recover from the financial meltdown....

 
 News    April 29, 2014

Joey-Lynn Ulrich named ED of Venture Outdoors

Joey-Linn H. Ulrich has been hired as the third-ever executive director of Venture Outdoors, a local nonprofit organization that works to create as many opportunities as possible to get people recreating outdoors in our region. Ms. Ulrich, a...

 
 News    April 29, 2014

Judge Ricciardi recertified for service

Magisterial District Judge Gene Ricciardi was again certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System after successful completion recently of continuing legal education course work. Conducted by the Minor Judiciary...

 
 Government    April 29, 2014

Ordinance No. 940-14

The following ordinance will be considered for adoption at a regular meeting of the Council of the Borough of Mt. Oliver on Monday, May 19, 2014: An Ordinance of the Borough of Mt. Oliver, County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting...

 
 Government    April 29, 2014

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 108/14 on...

 
 Government    April 29, 2014

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, April 30, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Cherie Tompkins and Barry Willig, 2822-2824 Salisbury Street, 16th Ward, Code 115.1. • Iosif G. Bronshteyn, 974 Manton Way,...

 
 Real Estate    April 29, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 4/29/14

16th Ward Federal National Mortgage Assn. to Anthony Acierno at 3124 Jane St. for $42,000. Mary Majewski et al. to Brenda Vogel at 127 S. 23rd St. for $100,000. Good Father Foundation to Jean Misutka at 2215 1/2 Sarah St. for $193,600. Timothy Glass...

 
 News    April 29, 2014

Polish cooking class at Sokol Club in South Side

The Polish Falcons of America is sponsoring a Polish Heritage Cooking Workshop on Saturday, June 7 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Sokol Club in South Side. The workshop is open to the public. Presented by PFA Polish Cultural Commissioner Lawrence...

 
 News    April 29, 2014

Toastmasters Carrick PA meet at the Carrick Library

Those who are uncomfortable speaking in front of groups or who would like to speak to others with confidence and ease are welcome to join Toastmasters Carrick PA. In this low-cost learning experience, participants discover how to say what they mean...

 
 News    April 29, 2014

Rummage, Food Sale in S. Side

The South Side Presbyterian Church is holding a Rummage and Food Sale on Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All sorts of “treasures” can be found at this sale including: clothing, household items, small appliances, books, toys, jewelry, and...

 
 News    April 29, 2014

Commuters urged to learn more about transportation options

The Southwestem Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is encouraging all commuters in Southwestern Pennsylvania to learn more about commuting options available in the region. To focus attention on available commuting alternatives SPC, at its meeting on...