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Articles from the May 17, 2011 edition

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 Opinion    May 17, 2011

Kraus has been there

Former Speaker of the House, Tip O'Neill, once said all politics is local, never has a more accurate statement been said about the political process. I take politics very seriously, especially since it has been my career of choice for the past five y...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Ms. Komora honored for volunteer work

Dolores Komora and her class room 6 from COTRAIC OB Head Start went downtown to City Council where Ms. Komora received a city proclamation honoring her for her volunteer work. The children enjoyed...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Mount library plans include used book sale

The Friends of the Mt. Washington Library will hold a used book sale on Saturday May 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The book sale is a great place to find book buys for children and adults. The library is located at 315 Grandview Avenue. For more...

 
 Kids    May 17, 2011

Saturday is Gameday in Knoxville

Every Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. the Knoxville Library offers an afternoon of gaming. Come to play chess, Go (a popular Asian game for more than 2,500 years) or bring a game to play. All ages and skill levels are welcome. For those who would like...

 
 Meetings    May 17, 2011

Block watch meets May 26

Mount Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch will meet on Thursday, May 26, 7 p.m. at the Multi-Education Building of Potter's House Cathedral. Topics for discussion include neighborhood public safety and neighborhood needs. All area residents are...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Wise Walk kickoff

The Kick Off Walk for the Wise Walk at the Knoxville Library is happening on Thursday, May 19 at 10 a.m. Walkers should meet behind the library. The goal for the group is to reach a goal of 928,000 steps (464 miles) or enough to walk to Chicago....

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Bishop Carswell celebrates 18 years

Bishop Carswell will celebrate 18 years in Ministry beginning on Wednesday, May 18 through Sunday, May 22, guest speakers and churches will be on hand for anointed praise, worship and the Word each evening at 7 p.m. Evangelist Barbara Mann will...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Late Night @ the Library Party celebrates renovations

The traditional rule of libraries may be "No talking, no dancing and definitely no loud music," but for one special night adult library enthusiasts can enjoy an after-hours party with those elements and more at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh –...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Elder-ado Lifetime Service Award

The Elder-ado, Carrick Center, recognized their volunteers with a celebration on April 28. Mary Kubiak, center director, presents Ralph Siller with the Elder-ado Carrick Center's Eigth annual...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

South Side ‘New Artists' exhibit their original works of art

The gymnasium at Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 was transformed into an art exhibit that rivaled the finest art collections of New York, London, and Paris on the evening of Tuesday, April 26. Student artists hailed from The Brashear Association's third, fou...

 
 Real Estate    May 17, 2011

Real Estate Transactions for issue of 5/17/11

16th Ward David Staab to RE 360 SS Partn. 11 L.P. at 2300 Arlington Ave. for $25,000. Sean Bigley to Steve Hudges at 622-624 Becks Run Road for $25,000. Michael Maiolo to Michael Maciejewski at 421 McManus St. for $5,000. John Cardwell to Amy...

 
 Government    May 17, 2011

Pgh. Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing 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 78/11 on Thursday,...

 
 Government    May 17, 2011

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, at 1:15 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik's Courtroom: • Robert Demsky, 244 Southern Avenue, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 115.1, 105.5, 116 • Kenneth Summit, 315 Wy...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Elder-ado Community Service Award

During the Elder-ado, Carrick Center's Volunteer Apreciation Program, Mary Kubiak, along with Elder-ado board president and co-founder Arthur Butler (left), present Ray Kramer with the center's...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

PCRG, CTAC to host citywide public safety event on May 21

On Saturday, May 21 at West Penn Hospital the Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG), in collaboration with the Community Technical Assistance Center (CTAC), will host a community safety training and resource fair entitled Safe Areas For...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

City receives recycling award

 The City of Pittsburgh will benefit from a $572,688 state grant awarded in recognition of its recycling efforts.  The funds were awarded through the state Department of Environmental Protection's Recycling Performance Grant program. In...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    May 17, 2011

Riverfront Park at SouthSide Works nearing completion this summer

An update on the Riverfront Park at SouthSide Works was the sole presentation at the South Side Planning Forum's May 10 meeting. A scheduled presentation on the proposed conversion of St. Josaphat Church into condos will be delivered at a later date,...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Open House on Wednesday at ‘A Caring Place to Grow'

The South Side Presbyterian Church preschool, "A Caring Place to Grow," will hold an open house on Wednesday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. The preschool is now accepting registrations for the 2011-12 school year. The morning preschool is for...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Vendors needed

Vendors needed for Beltzhoover Community Day on Saturday, July 16 and 17, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. For information call 412-537-4440 or e-mail bnc15210@gmail.com...

 
 News    May 17, 2011

Day Reporting Center making its mark in keeping neighborhoods clean

Allegheny County Adult Probation Day Reporting Center has begun its annual clean-up sessions for 2011. April 30 was the kick-off event in the City of Pittsburgh's Arlington neighborhood where more than 50 court appointed volunteers participated...

 
 By Al Lowe    Front Page    May 17, 2011

New senior highrise could be coming to Brownsville Road

The now vacant former Giant Eagle building on Brownsville Road in Carrick is considered by some to be an eyesore but there have been local discussions regarding plans to replace it with a senior citizen high rise. A community meeting concerning ways...

 
 Front Page    May 17, 2011

New Artists display their works

Students in Brashear's New Artist Program recently exhibited their original works of art at Phillips School. See In the Neighborhood for more information about the program and ex...