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Articles from the April 30, 2013 edition

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 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    April 30, 2013

Carnegie asked to scrap new library, keep two branches

Representatives from Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) held a community workshop meeting at Temple Baptist Church on Saturday morning, to discuss with area residents progress on its proposed capital campaign project along Brownsville Road. By the...

 
 Front Page    April 30, 2013

So. Pittsburgh groups awarded Love Your Block grants for neighborhood improvement programs

Several South Pittsburgh area groups were among the 24 recipients who received funding through the fourth round of servePGH initiative’s “Love Your Block” grant program – bringing the total...

 
 Front Page    April 30, 2013

Fuel the Fans free food truck festival on South Side for marathon

The first ever “Fuel the Fans Food Truck Festival,” sponsored by Dick’s Sporting Goods Marathon and the South Side Chamber of Commerce is planned for Race Day, May 5. Free food from...

 
 Real Estate    April 30, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 4/30/13

16th Ward Alissa Gilbert Durko to Christopher Faith at 98 S. 26th St. for $190,000. Estate of Michael James Mattes to Hajjah Holdings LLC at 2407 Salisbury St. for $37,000. 17th Ward Mt. Chimera LLC to Trella LLC at 1603 Arlington Ave. for $58,700....

 
 Government    April 30, 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 87/13 on...

 
 Government    April 30, 2013

Housing Court hearing

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Mary Jo Joyce, 454 Nobles Lane, 29th Ward, Continued Code 105.1. All Housing Court cases are open to the public. Judge King’s...

 
 News    April 30, 2013

No action taken at borough council's special meeting

The special meeting called by the Mount Oliver Borough Council on Wednesday, April 24 was long on waiting and short on businesses. The meeting was called to approve a real estate transaction with First National Bank for the former bank building at...

 
 News    April 30, 2013

Applications available for city summer youth employment program

Applications are available for the Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program (PSYEP). This year’s six-week jobs program will place over 300 young residents in employment with the city, who will gain valuable work experience, earn wages and...

 
 News    April 30, 2013

Earth Day Redd Ups pick up tons of trash

Citizens Against Litter is projecting that 9,000 volunteers in 200 communities and groups mostly in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County and neighboring counties collected approximately 300 tons of litter in the Spring/Earth Redd Up. The early projection...

 
 Meetings    April 30, 2013

CCC meeting

Gregory Jones, executive director of Economic Development South, will be the guest speaker at the Carrick Community Council meeting on May 8, 7 p.m. at Pittsburgh Concord K-5, 2350 Brownsville Road, in the auditorium. Mr. Jones will discuss the...

 
 News    April 30, 2013

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. The week-long instructional program is...

 
 Kids    April 30, 2013

Kids' craft projects at Knoxville Library

Children ages 8 to 11 are welcome to come to the Knoxville Libary to create arts and crafts projects each Wednesday evening from 5:30-7 p.m. through May 22. The Library will supply the space and materials while the kids will supply the imagination...

 
 Meetings    April 30, 2013

School board candidates' night May 8

A+ Schools and The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh will host a School Board Candidates’ Forum on Wednesday, May 8, from 6-8 p.m. The public forum will take place at the Hillman Auditorium, Kaufmann Center, Hill House Association, 1825...

 
 Meetings    April 30, 2013

Mayoral Candidates' forum May 9 at the Arlington Senior Center

The 16th Ward Block Watch in conjunction with the Arlington Senior Center will hold a Mayoral Candidates’ Night on Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. The forum will take place at the Senior Center, 2400 Elsie Street. All interested area residents are...

 
 News    April 30, 2013

Mount Oliver Boro Block Group meeting on May 8

The next meeting of the Mount Oliver Borough Block Group will be on Wednesday, May 8, 7 p.m. at the Fire Hall, 120 Brownsville Road. Topics for discussion include: crime and safety; code enforcement; nuisance properties and landlords; trash...

 
 News    April 30, 2013

Hot Metal asks for help to design space

If you were going to design a free, public, outdoor space where you could check in with friends and co-workers or check out from your busy day, what would it look like? Would there be cafe tables for...

 
 Health    April 30, 2013

Elder-ado health series continues

The Elder-ado, Knoxville center, 320 Brownsville Road, has scheduled its Medication Management programs for May. On May 22 at 11:30 a.m., Harry Hanley of Gateway Health will speak on “Knowing your Health Benefits and Rights. On May 29 at 10:30...

 
 News    April 30, 2013

Birmingham AARP meets

Birmingham AARP #2757 will meet on Wednesday, May 22 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue at noon. New officers will be installed at the meeting....

 
 News    April 30, 2013

Arlington seniors flea market

The Arlington Senior Center, 2400 Elsie Street, will hold a flea market on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In addition to the bargains, there will also be food available for purchase....

 
 News    April 30, 2013

Household chemical collection

A household chemical collection event will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the North Park swimming pool parking lot. The event provides the public with an opportunity to help create a healthier and cleaner environment by safely...

 
 Public Safety    April 30, 2013

Police arrest three in area for graffiti on water tanks

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Graffiti Task Force has cleared 14 cases valued at $17,000 and resulting in eight adult arrests, $12,200 was payable to the city. The task force finished with eight...

 
 News    April 30, 2013

Arbor Day Foundation is offering tree-care booklet

The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees. Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly booklet featuring illustrations, colorful photos and easily-understood...

 

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