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Articles from the May 13, 2008 edition

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 News    May 13, 2008

Strawberry Festival coming up at Concord Presbyterian Church

Concord Presbyterian Church will host its annual Strawberry Festival on Tuesday, June 3 from 4-7 p.m. In addition to cake, ice cream and strawberries for $3 the church will serve drinks, hot dogs, chili dogs, kielbasa and kraut at reasonable prices....

 
 Service News    May 13, 2008

Mobile office will be in South Side to help disabled vets

On Friday, June 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be at the American Serbian Club taking claims and assisting veterans. There will also be an information seminar from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with information...

 
 Government    May 13, 2008

Local hearing scheduled for the Pgh. Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the upcoming hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. On Thursday, May 15, at 8:50 a.m.,...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

Vacation Bible School to be offered at Grace Episcopal

Vacation Bible School will be offered at Grace Episcopal Church from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 30 through July 4. Parents with children from 4 to 10 years of age should register them by Monday, June 23. There is no charge. Grace...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

Senior Games will take place in June

The 2008 Pittsburgh Senior Games, sponsored annually by Citiparks SeniorInterests, will be held from June 1-16 at various sites throughout the area. Age divisions for competing are 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 and older. Events include...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

South Side preschool registering for ‘08-'09

The South Side Presbyterian Church Preschool, “A Caring Place to Grow,” is now accepting registrations for the fall and upcoming 2008-09 school year. The morning preschool is for children 3 and 4 years old; children who will turn 3 by December 1...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

House bill would raise bingo limits

The House of Representatives last week passed a bill authored by state Rep. Don Walko, D-Allegheny, that would update Pennsylvania's limits on how much non-profit organizations can earn from bingo games. “This legislation would modernize the way...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

SCORE worshop will cover basics for small businesses

SCORE Pittsburgh will offer a “Small Business Basics” workshop on Saturday, May 31 at their new location, DeVry University, second floor, 210 Sixth Avenue, Downtown. The workshop, presented by working professionals, helps new businesses get off...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

Seniors with May birthdays welcome to come celebrate

The Mount Washington Senior Center welcomes those 60 and older whose birthday is in the month of May to celebrate with them at a special lunch on Friday, May 23 at 11:30 a.m. To RSVP call Elaine at 412-488-8405. The center is at 122 Virginia...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

South classes of 1958 holding reunion

The Class of 1958 from South High and South Vocational High Schools will be held June 17 at the Polish Falcons Nest 8, 60 South 18th Street, and June 18 at the Sokol Club, 2900 Carson St. Contact Anne (Visnich) Rost at ger994@aol.com or 713-436-3482...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

Property owners now know what to expect for next year

Homeowners in school districts throughout Pennsylvania found out last week estimates of how much their property tax bills will be lowered next year courtesy of the more than $612 million in state gaming revenues, state Senator Jay Costa...

 
 Meetings    May 13, 2008

Rep. Wheatley will be featured speaker at Mt. O. City BW

The next meeting of the Mount Oliver City/Saint Clair Village Border Block Watch will be Thursday, May 22 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker for the meeting will be State Representative Jake Wheatley. The meeting will be at Potter's House Cathedral...

 
 Meetings    May 13, 2008

Health and Safety Fair this Saturday in McKinley Park

Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council will present a Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, May 17, beginning at 1 p.m. at the McKinley Park Shelter House. This is neighborhood residents' opportunity to meet and ask questions of: Pittsburgh Police Chief...

 
 Meetings    May 13, 2008

Good Neighbor Agreement on tap for S.S. Community Council

South Side Community Council will hold an Open Meeting for all South Side residents on Monday May 19, 7 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. Topics to be discussed include the Good Neighbor Agreement being proposed for South Side...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

Rotary Club holding membership mixer

The New Rotary Club of South Side will offer a Membership Mixer on Thursday, May 29 from 5-7 p.m. at Mario's, 16th and Carson streets. There will be a cash bar featuring discounted drinks and free appetizers....

 
 Kids    May 13, 2008

Tickets on sale for Beltzhoover Day at Kennywood

There will be a Beltzhoover Family Picnic Day at Kennywood Park on Thursday, June 19. Ride All Day Tickets will be on sale for $19 at Carrick High School on May 29 from 10:20 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.; Grandview School on June 3 at 8 a.m.; and, Arlington...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

Rep. Readshaw presents Elder-ado with grant

State Representative Harry Readshaw, left, presents Arthur Butler, Elder-ado board president and co-founder, with a $10,000 check from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Community and...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

Sent. Costa presents Elder-ado with grant

State Senator Jay Costa, Jr., left, presents Arthur Butler with a $10,000 check from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Community and Economic Development to help with operational costs...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

Ron Tuttle receives Lifetime Service Award from Elder-ado

Ron Tuttle, center, a volunteer at the Carrick Elder-ado, was presented with the center's Fifth Annual Lifetime Service Award. Assistant Director Virginia Murray (left), and Center Director Mary...

 
 News    May 13, 2008

Ed Woessner to celebrate 100 years with Mt. O. Rec. Assoc. luncheon

The Mount Oliver Recreation Association will honor Edward Woessner in celebration of his 100th birthday with a light luncheon and entertainment at Casne World on Thursday, May 22 from noon to 2 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. Mr. Woessner, a resident of...

 

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