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Articles from the August 9, 2005 edition

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New works of La Fond will be on display through August at gallery

“Adelaide La Fond: Pastels and Oils,” New Work 2005 will be featured through August at La Fond Galleries, 1711 E. Carson Street, South Side. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 412-431-3337 for more info...

 

Los Lobos featured at Hartwood music festival

The sixth annual Allegheny County Music Festival will be Sunday, Aug. 21 at Hartwood Acres. Gates open at 3 p.m. and activities begin at 4, and include music by Akrasia and Good Brother Earl, a jam tent, a children's activity area featuring crafts,...

 

Silver Eye will present photographs of Jonathan Moller and Gloria Baker

Silver Eye Center for Photography will present the photographs of Jonathan Moller and Gloria Baker Feinstein in an exhibition open to the public through August 20 at the gallery, 1015 E. Carson Street, South Side. Feinstein's Among the Ashes and...

 

Duquesne Light prepared for Dog Days of summer

As electric usage for the year is nearing all-time records, Duquesne Light's investments in its electrical distribution system and ongoing infrastructure maintenance will help customers keep cool as the summer heat continues. During the last two...

 

SHHS Class of 60 holding reunion

The South Hills High School classes of February and June 1960 will celebrate their 45th reunion on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-25 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Cherrington Parkway, near the Pittsburgh International Airport. For more...

 

Pgh. public schools accepting students for Head Start, pre-K

Pittsburgh Public Schools is currently accepting registration for Head Start and pre-kindergarten programs for the 2005-2006 school year. Both programs provide comprehensive services for children three to five years old at various locations in the...

 

Hilltop center now taking applications for Head Start

The summer program at the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center Head Start has come to an end and applications are being taken for the fall. The summer program included a variety of activities such as Christmas in July (when Santa arrived...

 

A+ Schools planning to meet to discuss configuring school facilities

A+ Schools will host a community meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to discuss factors and values such as student achievement, safety, cost, diversity and convenience that should go into policy making decisions in configuring school...

 

Proposal would help protect hunters from identity theft

State Sen. Sean Logan plans to introduce legislation that would ban the Pennsylvania Game Commission from requiring hunters and furtakers to provide their Social Security numbers to obtain a hunting license. “More and more, we hear nightmarish...

 

Wheatley reports on community forum on jitney and taxi service

State Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr., D-Pittsburgh, recently hosted a community forum at the Hill House on taxicab service. “I want people in underserved neighborhoods to know how to make official complaints when they call for taxicabs and the cabs fail...

 

NOTICE TO BIDDERS BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

Sealed Proposals will be received by the Borough Council of the Bourough of Mt. Oliver, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania for: It is the intent of this contract to construct a metal frame building and associated site improvements. The details of the...

 

Jason Beck

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jason A. Beck, son of Gearldine E. Gregg, and the reserve Marines of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division, homebased in Moundsville, W.V., are in the middle of a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi...

 

Justin Zietak

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Justin J. Zietak, son of Sharon D. and Jeffrey J. Zietak, and the reserve Marines of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division, homebased in Moundsville, W.V., are in the middle of a deployment in support of...

 

End of summer reading party at So. Side library

All adults and teens who participated in South Side Library's Summer Reading Club are welcome to attend a party to celebrate their reading accomplishments during the summer. The party will be Thursday, Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m. and will include...

 

Final Mass for St. Canice set for August 21

The Saint Canice Alumni Association and Father Frank Almade, pastor of Saint John Vianney Parish, invites everyone to attend the final Mass at Saint Canice Church, Orchard Place, on Sunday, Aug. 21 at noon. Former students who attended Saint Canice...

 

Birmingham AARP meeting Aug. 24

Birmingham AARP #2757 will have a picnic for members only on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at noon at the Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue. The cost is $9 a ticket....

 

St. Clair AA/Senior Center will hold a membership meeting

The next membership meeting of the St. Clair AA/Senior Center will be Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at 2400 Elsie Street, Arlington. Invited guests include Bill Fry and a representative from Rep. Jake Wheatley's office. New members are welcome. You...

 

Veronica's Veil Players selling Enjoy discount coupon books

Enjoy Coupon Books will be available from the Veronica's Veil Players at a cost of $25 each. The books contain a buy one, get one coupon for the players' productions, in addition to hundreds of dollars in savings at entertainment venues and...

 

South Sider returns to lead Walton Church

Rev. Don Anderson, a native Pittsburgher and former resident of South Side, has been appointed to Walton United Methodist family fellowship church on South 17th Street, South Side. Anderson, a...

 

Board approves Roosevelt to lead Pittsburgh Public School District

At its legislative meeting held July 27, Pittsburgh Public Schools' board members approved the selection of Mark Roosevelt, 49, known for his work to reform education, effective August 15. “Mark Roosevelt has long been a champion of public...

 

Residents take the night off to have a (National) Night Out

National Night Out was celebrated in Allentown and upper Knoxville on August 2 with both neighborhoods showing a concern about the “criminal element” that prowls through the streets of these...

 

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