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Articles from the May 7, 2013 edition

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 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    May 7, 2013

PlanPGH progress presented at forum on Mt. Washington

Over the past two weeks, agents from the Department of City Planning and its project partners visited various locations throughout the city to update citizens on its progress with a pair of projects and solicit feedback. The Mount Washington Senior...

 
 Front Page    May 7, 2013

Apply now for youth civic academy

Applications are available for the city’s third annual Youth Civic Leadership Academy (YCLA), a free six-session program designed to educate and engage high school students about the inner-workings of City government. From visiting a water...

 
 News    May 7, 2013

Fresh Friday free produce distribution May 10 on the Hilltop

Area residents may qualify for free produce to be distributed on the Hilltop. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh produce from 4:3...

 
 Government    May 7, 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 100/13 on...

 
 Opinion    May 7, 2013

Two many in one block?

Recent developments in the council of Mount Michener should give the subjects pause to reflect on what has happened in their little fiefdom on the hill. In recent months, Council President Billie Michener and her band of followers dismissed two long-...

 
 Government    May 7, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Jeffery Scott Blackson and Thomas Pasternak, 318 Bausman Street, 30th Ward, Continued Code 302.8. The follow...

 
 Opinion    May 7, 2013

Get the streets cleaned

What a crying shame, for months there’s no street cleaning on my street. There were all kinds of excuses: “Construction” or “two trucks broke down.” I heard that one more than once. Get the trucks fixed or rent on. We have to pay someone...

 
 Government    May 7, 2013

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCE #933

The following ordinance will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of Council of the Mt. Oliver Borough on May 20, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCE #933 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY,...

 
 Government    May 7, 2013

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCE #934

The following ordinance will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of Council of the Mt. Oliver Borough on May 20, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCE #934 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY,...

 
 Real Estate    May 7, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 5/7/13

16th Ward Stephen Stutz to Morgan Family Development L.P. at 2134 Carson St. E and 90 22nd St. for $350,000. Neighborhood Real Estate Services LLC to Matthew Leyshock at 2332 Eccles St. for $125,000. 17th Ward 1205 Carson Street L.P. to MJT Real...

 
 News    May 7, 2013

Free chicken dinner in Beltzhoover

The Beltzhoover Civic Association’s Feed the Community Campaign continues on Friday, May 17 with a free chicken dinner for all Hilltop residents. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 Warrington Avenue,...

 
 News    May 7, 2013

Second annual Communities Against Crime

Join the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch for the Second Annual Communities Against Crime Block Party along Brownsville Road from Churchview Avenue to Owendale Avenue. Communities Against Crime will be held on Tuesday, July 30th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m....

 
 News    May 7, 2013

Volunteers needed for planting

Volunteers are welcome to join in with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) in planting flowers at the community garden at Margaret St. and Brownsville Rd. on Sat. May 11 at 9 a.m....

 
 News    May 7, 2013

Special yard debris collection set in city

City Environmental Services crews will hold a special fall yard debris collection on Sat., May 18. Bagged leaves, tree branches and bushes will be picked up and recycled for compost as long as those items are properly packaged. The following items...

 
 News    May 7, 2013

Rummage sale in South Side

The South Side Presbyterian Church will hold its Spring Rummage and Food Sale on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A great variety of household items, clothing, coats, shoes, toys, furniture, books, jewelry, and more will be available. Also,...

 
 Meetings    May 7, 2013

Next PlanPGH meeting will be at Mount Library

On May 7-9, 14 and 15, there will be the final round of public meetings for OpenspacePGH, the city’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation Plan and one of the initial components of PlanPGH, the City’s first Comprehensive Plan. These will be five...

 
 News    May 7, 2013

Skills for Success series

Those who are currently looking for a job, or are interested in boosting their skills that will help land a desired position, may register for Skills for Success: The Fontana Series. These free workshops will be returning to CLP M. Rachel Masilamani...

 
 Public Safety    May 7, 2013

Zone 6 detectives make drug bust

On the afternoon of May 2, a passerby called 911 and saying they saw a white man in a white tank top breaking windows in a car parked near Saw Mill Run Blvd and Woodruff St. Zone 6 plainclothes detect...

 
 Entertainment    May 7, 2013

South Hills Chorale spring concert

To close out its 52nd season the South Hills Chorale will perform its spring concert Cantare Primavera (Singing of Spring). The program will feature a variety of works including George Frederic Handel...