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Articles from the May 13, 2003 edition

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 Front Page    May 13, 2003

This week's hearings at the zoning board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled two public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, May 15 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 157/03...

 
 Front Page    May 13, 2003

Planning commission to hear appeal for excavation of property near Becks Run

Pittsburgh City Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing to consider Conditional Use Application Number 711, Land Use Control File Number C-555, will be Tuesday, May 20 at 2:30 p.m. in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin...

 
 Front Page    May 13, 2003

SSLDC looks for grassroots support from neighborhood in fundraising

South Side Local Development Company kicked-off its first full-fledged grassroots neighborhood fundraising campaign in December — the first time that neighborhood residents other than board members have been asked to contribute to the organization'...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 13, 2003

84 Lumber Classic brings PGA Tour to Western Pennsylvania

Sixteen years ago when Joe Hardy bought Nemacolin Woodlands it was with a dream in mind, to some day host a PGA Tour event. This year Joe's dream comes true. This year and for at least three more, Hardy's Mystic Rock Golf Course, on the grounds of...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    May 13, 2003

Brookline residents concerned tavern could become nuisance bar

The possibility of Nic's Place becoming a Big Dawg's, with the same ownership as the like-named nuisance bar in Beechview, has a concerned District Justice Charles McLaughlin pledging to gather further information on the matter. McLaughlin told...

 
 Front Page    May 13, 2003

New community garden sprouting up in Dormont

This spring, Pennsylvania American Water is taking on the sponsorship of a new Western Pennsylvania Conservancy community garden at the intersection of Broadway and Wenzell avenues in Dormont. The garden comprises two beds, featuring both perennial...

 
 Front Page    May 13, 2003

Just Harvest helped people get the credit they had coming

“It makes me feel like a millionaire. The extra money can help me do some things around the house that I couldn't do before. The Earned Income Credit is wonderful,” said Audrey Clouse of Mount Washington. Clouse, 77, received the Earned Income...

 
 Front Page    May 13, 2003

Work begins on the Mount's Tribute in Trees

Mount Washington's “Tribute in Trees” to commemorate the victims of the September 11th tragedy is becoming a reality. Tribute in Trees will line parallel upright streets Southern and Boggs and the “wide corner” on Virginia with trees. The...

 
 By Al Lowe    Front Page    May 13, 2003

May and June will be ‘banner' months in Dormont

Soon one can say “It's a banner day in Dormont.” But, to be more precise, there will be three banners hung high in the borough during several days – and officials are a little concerned. Council last week gave permission to the Keystone Oaks...

 
 By Tom Leturgey    Front Page    May 13, 2003

Arlington council elects officers, considers how to handle problem neighbors

A more impassioned than expected officer election highlighted the Arlington Civic Council meeting on May 5. More than 80 residents voted in the election, which only had one uncontested race: Bobbi Stiefvater was re-elected corresponding secretary. Ma...

 
 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    May 13, 2003

Underpasses get a facelift in South Side

Over the next couple of years, the underpasses and sidewalks that serve as a connection point between the South Side Slopes and Flats will be undergoing a major reconstruction effort. According to South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association vice...

 
 By Tom Leturgey    Front Page    May 13, 2003

Baldwin Twp. prepares for DEP report

The day some municipal managers in South Pittsburgh—as well as throughout Allegheny County—have been dreading has arrived. The DEP has responded to a collective bargaining agreement from boroughs and townships in Allegheny County concerning...

 
 By David Assad    Front Page    May 13, 2003

Mount residents urged to contact the police when they suspect any criminal activity

City residents who suspect criminal activity going on in their neighborhood, should always contact the police, according to Zone 4 officer Christine Luffy who addressed the block watch groups for Mount Washington's Bailey Ave., Bigbee Street and...

 
 Opinion    May 13, 2003

Why can't South Siders just get along

After reading about the “Dorming of South Side,” I wanted to respond. I am not originally from the South Side, but I have been here long enough to know you have to try to get along with your neighbors. Not only because of the probable proximity...

 
 News    May 13, 2003

South Pittsburgh students earn ZONTA awards

The Pittsburgh Chapter of ZONTA held its Third Annual Amelia Earhart Awards Luncheon honoring 14 young women from the eleven Pittsburgh Public High Schools on Wednesday, April 30 at the University Holiday Inn, Oakland. Three seniors received...

 
 News    May 13, 2003

South ‘entrepreneurs' start, operate a business

Eighteen entrepreneurship students who attend South Vo-Tech High School had a taste of what it takes to start and operate a small retail business, thanks to an investment by the National Foundation for teaching Entrepreneurship. Earlier this spring,...

 
 News    May 13, 2003

Fischer will represent her school at leadership seminar

Anne Fischer, a sophomore at Seton-La Salle High School has been selected to join other young leaders throughout Pennsylvania at the Pennsylvania Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY) from May...

 
 News    May 13, 2003

Carrick students attend HOSA conference

Twenty-five Health Technology students from Carrick High School attended the 24th annual Pennsylvania HOSA Leadership Conference in April. Six students earned awards at a ceremony held April 11. ShaRae Edmonds earned a gold medal for Extemporaneous...

 
 News    May 13, 2003

Local students will star in the CLO Mini Stars

Five students have been chosen to star in the 2003 Pittsburgh CLO Mini Stars. Local talent chosen from more than 100 talented aspiring performers are: Ryan Cavanaugh, CAPA; Carrie Charalambous and Dana Joy Glaus, Baldwin High School; Alison Kass and...

 
 Service News    May 13, 2003

Dean L. Brown

Navy Seaman Dean L. Brown, son of Tami G. Brown of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Dean L. Brown, Sr of Pittsburgh, Pa., recently returned from his deployment to the Arabian Gulf after more than 100 consecutive days in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and...

 
 Service News    May 13, 2003

Mark Kuzma

Army Spec. Mark S. Kuzma has graduated from basic combat military training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the eight weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction in drill and ceremonies, rifle marksmanship,...

 
 News    May 13, 2003

Theobald inducted into Psi Chi at Theil College

Emilie Theobald of Carrick was among 15 students inducted into the Theil College Chapter of Psi Chi, the national psychology honorary, at a ceremony at the college. To become a member of Psi Chi, a student must have completed at least three...

 
 Announcements    May 13, 2003

Robinson-Salac engagement

Jennifer Robinson and Todd Salac, both of the South Side, are engaged and will be married this fall. The bride-to-be is the daughter of James and Carol Robinson of Wilkins Township and an ultrasound technician at UPMC South Side Hospital. Her...

 
 Announcements    May 13, 2003

Bukowsi-McArthur engagement

Carrick resident Theresa Michele Bukowski is engaged to Colin McArthur III of Mooresville, NC. Theresa is the daughter of William and Cecilia Bukowski and the granddaughter of the late Leo and Pearl Jaworsky; and, the late Margaret and Bronislaw...

 

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