Articles from the May 21, 2013 edition

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 Front Page    May 21, 2013  
 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    May 21, 2013

South Side Slopes talking trash to the neighbors about how to be a better neighbor

A presentation on the trash education initiative of the Outreach Committee of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) was the focus of the May 14 meeting. Committee member Betty Kripp said a year-and-a-half ago, Rev. Don Ware asked...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    May 21, 2013

South Side Planning Forum works on ongoing issues

With no presentations, the May 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum consisted of announcements and updates on ongoing issues. While there was no meeting of the Development Review Committee (DRC) last month, chair Tracy Myers said there was...

 By Sarah Beth Martin    News    May 21, 2013

Carrick block watch gets tips from EMT, updates from police

Familiar faces shared the limelight with fresh faces at the May meeting of the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch (CBW), where the group hosted presentations by two well-known public servants and welcomed...

 News    May 21, 2013  
 News    May 21, 2013

South Pittsburgh streets among those on city's 2013 paving list

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced late last week the City’s Department of Public Works will pave another 40 miles of city streets this year, and added that the 2013 Paving Plan is now available online. All six DPW divisions, representing the entire c...

 News    May 21, 2013  
 News    May 21, 2013

South Side Library programs for toddlers, teens and adults

Programs for people of all ages continue at CLP – South Side, 2205 East Carson Street. Book Buzz : A Book Discussion With a Twist is slated for Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m. They’ll will be discussing the graphic novel, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest...

 News    May 21, 2013  
 News    May 21, 2013

Applications available for Love Your Block grants

Applications are available for the city’s fall 2013 Love Your Block grant award program. The block revitalization program gives up to 30 local non-profit organizations $1,000 in the form of a Home Depot gift card to purchase supplies and equipment...

 News    May 21, 2013

Blood drive at Hot Metal Faith

The American Red Cross will hold a zombie-themed blood drive at the Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community on Friday, May 31 from 2-7 p.m. Those who want to schedule an appointment in advance are encouraged to call 412-481-4010 or register online at...

 News    May 21, 2013  
 Kids    May 21, 2013

Registration dates for Sabers football coming up

Registration for the South Side Sabers youth football teams and cheerleaders, ages 7-13, will take place at Quarry Field on Saturdays May 18, June 22 and June 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration packets will be available at that time. Fees are:...

 Real Estate    May 21, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 5/21/13

16th Ward First National Bank Pennsylvania to Joel and Norma Hamm at 2130 Arlington Ave. for $30,000. Frank Korzen to Pinnacle Redevelopment Group LLC at 2615 Jane St. for $196,500. Ronni Weiss to Lion Holdings Ltd. at 2946 Spring St. for $18,000....

 Public Safety    May 21, 2013

Man killed in Knoxville

On Friday, May 17 at 4:25 a.m., Zone 3 Police officers, assisted by Mount Oliver officers, responded to the 108 Zara Street for a 911 report of man shot. When officers and paramedics arrived they found 54-year-old Roger Griffin, unresponsive in the...

 Service News    May 21, 2013

Matthew R. Goodall

Marine Corps Pfc. Matthew R. Goodall, son of Teresa A. and Richard W. Goodall, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. For 13 weeks, Pfc. Goodall stayed...

 News    May 21, 2013

Ceramics and more at So. Side Market House

The Market House Senior Center, back into its original home, the newly renovated Market House on 12th and Bingham streets is planning a fun filled May calendar full of trips, classes, parties and other activities. They are reopening their Ceramics...

 News    May 21, 2013

Flea market

Beltzhoover’s first community flea market is set for Saturday, June 22. Hilltop residents are welcome to display and sell their goods as well as meet and greet with others in the community. If interested in vending on June 22, call Kelli Organ at...

 News    May 21, 2013

PA American completes upgrade to Becks Run Pumping Station

Pennsylvania American Water (PAW) hosted state and local officials and dignitaries on Friday, May 17 to mark the completion of major improvements to the Hays Mine Treatment Plant and Becks Run Pumping Station. The upgrades are part of the company’s...

 News    May 21, 2013

Columbia upgrading gas lines in area

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. recently launched two pipeline improvement projects in South Pittsburgh totaling $1.9 million. The company will replace more than 6,800 feet of existing steel pipe with state-of-the-art plastic pipe within the city...

 News    May 21, 2013

Judges Longo, King recertified

Magisterial District Judge Richard King and Senior Magisterial District Judge Nancy L. Longo were again certified for service as members of Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System after successful completion recently of continuing legal education...

 Government    May 21, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Terril Demelio, 454 Oneida Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 111.1, 922.02A. • Bartholomew David...

 Government    May 21, 2013

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 113/13 on...

 Entertainment    May 21, 2013

Family friendly destinations featured in PA Fair Guide

Affordable, family friendly travel destinations are featured in the 2013 Pennsylvania Fair Guide, now available in print and online. The guides offer information on more than 100 state fairs including the dates and locations. They are available at...

 Health    May 21, 2013

Health Department schedules food safety certification courses

The Allegheny County Health Department has released its upcoming schedule of food protection certification courses for food industry workers. The two-day course will be offered June 10 and 17 at Charles Morris Nursing Home in Squirrel Hill; July 22...


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