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Carrick near top in opioid overdoses in city neighborhoods

Opioid overdoses continue to climb in Carrick as the neighborhood is on pace to triple last year’s total and currently has the second most opioid-related incidents out of all city neighborhoods in 2017. The statistics, provided by Pittsburgh...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 9, 2017

Candidates vie for Council District 4 seat

City of Pittsburgh Council District 4 is the only City Council race in this year's Primary Election being contested with two Democrats vying to run against the only Republican candidate on the...

 

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 184/17 on...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Arriba Realty LLC to Eve Goodman and Louise Ketchum at 2250 Mary St. Unit 206 for $262,500. Gussie Muldrow to Marcia Chase Marshall and Gregory Chase at 720 Meyer St. for $35,000. Jane Ellen Gibish to Just One More LLC at 2325 Sarah St....

 

This week's Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, at 10:00 a.m. in District Magisterial Judge Gene Ricciardi’s courtroom: • Ravi Kondaveeti, 1500 Bingham Street, 17th Ward, Codes 302.4, 307.1, 301.3, 304.6, 304.13. • Derek...

 
 News    May 9, 2017

PTO shows appreciation to Phillips' teachers

Teacher Appreciation Week is an annual celebration of the dedication, compassion, and hard work that teachers show our nation's students every day, throughout the school year. At Pittsburgh Phillips...

 
 Kids    May 9, 2017

Remake Learning Days offer free activities for children, families

Remake Learning Days, from May 15-26, is an open house of hands-on learning featuring fun and free events in new technology, arts workshops, science experiments, student films, outdoor learning and more. A number of events will be held in the...

 
 News    May 9, 2017

Job Fair is May 10 at the Goodwill Facility in S. Side

Job seekers are invited to learn about positions in the community at the Goodwill Job Fair on Wednesday, May 10, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Goodwill Facility, 2400 East Carson Street, in South Side. Up to 15 major employers will be on hand from...

 
 News    May 9, 2017

Open Mic Coffee House at South Side Presbyterian

The next Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, May 12, 7:30 – 9 p.m., and welcomes singers, poets, readers, dancers, comedians, and more to the stage. Those interested in sharing are asked to call 412-431-0118...

 

Duquesne U. officials will be at South Watch meeting

South Watch will meet at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, on Wednesday, May 10 at noon. In addition to receiving updates from various city departments, Tim Lewis, director of commuter affairs at Duquesne University, will be talking about the...

 

South Side Slopes Assoc. Meets May 9

The May General Meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will be Tuesday May 9 at 7 p.m. at the Henry Kaufman Neighborhood House, 2201 Salisbury Street in the South Side Slopes. The proposed agenda includes Pittsburgh Bike/Ped...

 
 News    May 9, 2017

Market House activities in May

May is Older Americans Month and the South Side Market House Active Living Senior Center is planning to celebrate every day at the center.  Remember to call ahead and register for any activities you are planning to attend.  Every Monday there will...

 
 News    May 9, 2017

Free dinner on the Hilltop is on May 21

Free Sunday dinners return for Hilltop residents on Sunday, May 21, beginning at 4 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Street, Pittsburgh PA 15210. For more information, call 412-641-0362. The dinner is hosted by the Beltzhoover Civic...

 
 News    May 9, 2017

Carrick Mulch Party is on May 23

Join your neighbors and the Carrick Tree Tenders for a Mulch party to care for the Carrick street trees by cleaning up the litter from the tree beds and putting down fresh mulch. Volunteers should plan to get a little dirty. Gloves, tools and mulch...

 
 News    May 9, 2017

South High Class of '78 plans reunion

The 1978 South High School 40-year reunion is set planned for September 15, 2018. Classmates are asked go to the Facebook page at https://facebook.com/groups/1459722787380898/ and contact organizers to attend....

 
 News    May 9, 2017

Council members introduce legislation to fund the Housing Opportunity Fund

On Tuesday, May 2, Pittsburgh City Council Members Rev. Ricky Burgess and R. Daniel Lavelle introduced legislation in City Council to raise the city’s Realty Transfer Tax by one percent and authorizing the URA to issue $100 million dollars in...

 
 News    May 9, 2017

Spring yard waste curbside collection on May 20

The first of the City of Pittsburgh’s special biannual curbside yard waste collection is coming up on Saturday, May 20. Resident participation in this program helps the environment by diverting valuable resources from the landfill. Yard waste...

 
 News    May 9, 2017

Car cruise at this year's Prince of Peace Summer Festival

Prince of Peace Parish will be holding its annual Summer Festival from June 21-24. This year, a Classic Car Cruise is planned for Saturday, June 24, from 5-10 p.m. on 13th Street between E. Carson and Sarah streets. The car cruise will feature some...

 

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