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Articles from the May 25, 2004 edition

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 By Al Lowe    Obituaries    May 25, 2004

Joe Rotondo wanted clients to look like movie stars

Joseph Mario Rotondo is fondly remembered as proprietor of the South Side's Hollywood Barber Shop, where, in 1998, you could still get a haircut for $5. “Joe, why don't you give yourself a raise?” his longtime friend Marty Dorfner of Schwartz...

 
 Entertainment    May 25, 2004

City Theatre adds Under the Big Top at Hamburg

The Lester Hamburg Studio will take on the atmosphere of an outrageous musical circus when Varla Jean Merman's Under A Big Top comes to City Theatre from June 8 through June 19. The show times for this special two-week run are Tuesdays through...

 
 News    May 25, 2004

Concord student earns prize in national essay contest

Lisa Stabryla, fifth grader at Concord Elementary School, earned the grand prize in a national essay contest with her entry titled “Why I Appreciate the Families of Men and Women in the U.S. Armed Forces.” Sears and the National Military...

 
 News    May 25, 2004

Achieva gains grant to buy camp equipment

Achieva, a non-profit organization located in South Side that offers advocacy, community services, education and family support to children and adults with disabilities, was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Charles M. Morris Charitable Trust...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    May 25, 2004

Domestic violence reaches more that wives, girlfriends

Domestic violence was the featured topic at last week's Upper Knoxville Block Watch meeting, with guest speaker Lee Kiburi, community educator with the Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. District Justice Anna Scharding and city...

 
 By David Assad    Front Page    May 25, 2004

Boro moves forward with street paving, municipal garage

Mount Oliver municipal engineer Ruthann Omer presented two options for council to look at for the summer road re-surfacing program, estimated to cost the borough $524,000. Omer suggested council act as soon as possible on the engineer's proposals...

 
 Front Page    May 25, 2004

Taking back the streets in Allentown

Nearly 125 South Pittsburgh residents, including City Council President Gene Ricciardi, recently marched down E. Warrington Avenue to “Take Back the Streets.” Neighbors from Arlington, Bon Air,...

 
 Government    May 25, 2004

Notice to Bidders

NOTICE TO BIDDERS MT. OLIVER BOROUGH ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA Sealed Proposals will be received by the Mt. Oliver Borough, 150 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 for the following: Construction of a one story concrete block building at...

 
 Opinion    May 25, 2004

Slopes resident worked to make community better

The tragic death of a promising young man on the South Side Slopes last week cannot pass without comment. The unfortunate chain of events that led up to this sad end started with his feeling threatened in his own home. Michael Gestrich invested time...

 
 Opinion    May 25, 2004

Flags a fitting tribute

Congratulations are in order for the Carrick Community Council and City Councilman Jim Motznik, along with Bob Zebra and friends for placing 100 large American flags along Brownsville Road. What a great way to celebrate Memorial Day and show support...

 
 News    May 25, 2004

Phillips students on stage in Dead Man Walking

Members of the Phillips Elementary School Chorus will be participating in Dead Man Walking with the Pittsburgh Opera. The Pittsburgh Opera developed a partnership with Phillips Elementary School and the Brashear Association in the fall of 2002....

 
 News    May 25, 2004

Mount Oliver annual senior luncheon one of association's popular events

The Mount Oliver Recreation Association's annual Senior Citizen's luncheon was held on May 1. One hundred twenty five seniors enjoyed a roast beef dinner, entertainment and prizes. This is one of the association's most popular and successful events....

 
 News    May 25, 2004

ACC to honor principal, long-time volunteer

This year, the Arlington Civic Council will honor Arlington Middle School Principal Kevin McGuire as their Person of the Year and present Community Service Awards to Laverne Dixon and Domino's Pizza...

 
 Real Estate    May 25, 2004

Real Estate Transactions For Week of 5/25/04

16th Ward Vera Nehoda to Sirva Relocation LLC at 2250 Mary St. 314 for $303,850. Sirva Relocation LLC to Lisa Spriggs and James Anderson at 2250 Mary St. 314 for $303,850. William Buyan to Felicia...