South Pittsburgh Reporter - Serving South Pittsburgh Since 1939

 

Articles from the May 27, 2008 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 35

 News    May 27, 2008

VBS at Dormont church

Dormont Presbyterian Church welcomes all children three years old through fifth grade, to attend its free Vacation Bible School, 5:45 to 9 p.m., June 30 through July 3.  Offered in partnership with Crestfield Camp and Conference Center, this...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

Sen. Ferlo facilitates grant for Pgh. Police K-9 Unit

In response to the Pittsburgh Police Department's tragic lose of Officer Aulf, a highly trained police dog, State Sen. Jim Ferlo (D-Pittsburgh) has secured a $10,000 DCED grant for the Pittsburgh Police Department. The grant is intended to secure...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

Sara Geary earns Masters Degree at California U.

Sara Kichta Geary, daughter of Harry and Donna Kichta of South Side, earned her Masters degree in Education and School Counseling from California University in May 2007. She went on to achieve her national certification, which was awarded in March...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

Cancer Society has golf passes for dads, grads

“Need a great gift for Father's Day or your favorite graduate?” The American Cancer Society offers a solution for the bewildered shopper with its 2008 Golf Pass. For amateur, recreational and avid golfers alike, the American Cancer Society's...

 
 Health    May 27, 2008

Make sure your caterer has their ACHD permit

Planning to use a caterer for a graduation party, wedding or other special occasion this summer? Play it safe and make sure your caterer has a permit issued by the Allegheny County Health Department. Even though catering without a permit is...

 
 Service News    May 27, 2008

Rikki E. Renkin

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Rikki E. Renkin has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

Goda Tarcijonas Carson Scholar

Goda Tarcijonas has earned Carson Scholar recognition for the third consecutive year. As a fifth grade student at Phillips Elementary School, Goda earned the award in 2006; and has continued to be recognized as a sixth and seventh grader at Frick...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

A to Z communications expands staff

Award-Winning Senior Creative Director Brings Added Expertise A to Z communications, inc., announced the expansion of their staff to include nationally recognized art director, Kimberly S. Miller as V...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

Saint Sylvester's earns JV Boys Track & Field honors

Saint Sylvester's earned the Junior Varsity Boys Track and Field honors in the 2008 Junior Varsity Catholic Diocese Championship on Saturday, May 17 at Keystone Oaks High School in the Boys Division. The team of Josh Wright, Jerad Tuite, Dan Boland,...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

Bayer Making Science Make Sense volunteers

Bayer Making Science Make Sense® volunteers Mike Nield of Bayer Corporate and Business Services (far left) and Debbie Wallace of Bayer MaterialScience join Bayer President and CEO Dr. Attila Molnar...

 
 Health    May 27, 2008

Residents urged to eliminate mosquito-breeding sites

The Allegheny County Health Department is urging residents to protect themselves and their neighbors from the West Nile virus by seeking out and eliminating mosquito-breeding sites in their yards and neighborhoods. “Mosquitoes breed in standing...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

Ethnic Lunch being served during So. Side House Tour

The South Side Community Council will host its Annual Ethnic Lunch during the South Side Historic House Tour on Saturday, June 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. while quantities last, at the Brashear Center, 2000 Sarah Street. Take a break from the house...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

Carrick mural choices on display

Carrick residents are being invited to help choose which artist will paint a Sprout Public Art mural on the side of Vern's Electric, 1917 Brownsville Road. The creations by artists Christopher...

 
 Entertainment    May 27, 2008

Alternative Focus latest exhibit at Silver Eye Center on So. Side

On display at Silver Eye Center for Photography until June 14 is Alternative Focus, an exhibition featuring pinhole photographs by Jesseca Ferguson of Boston, Massachusetts and Tom Persinger of Pittsburgh. The pictures are dreamlike multi-layered...

 
 Meetings    May 27, 2008

CBA meeting

The next meeting of the Carrick Business Association will be Thursday, May 29 at Thee Olde Place Inn, 1209 Streets Run Road. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. sharp, with dinner at 7 p.m. The guest speaker is Jeff Crummie, a career, education and life...

 
 Entertainment    May 27, 2008

HACC seeks craftsmen to submit brooches

Radius, HACC Gallery and Museum Shop is accepting entries from Pennsylvania craftsmen for the next showcase series: The Brooch, which runs July 1-Aug. 30. The brooch has evolved from a thorn to pin fabric together used by early man to a fashion...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

EPA looking to honor people, groups that make a difference

Know of anyone who's taking big steps to reduce pollution or is making a difference in their community to protect the environment? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to know. EPA's mid-Atlantic regional office is encouraging people to...

 
 News    May 27, 2008

RIS on South Side earns 2008 Van Essen Award

Radio Information Service (RIS) has been honored with the 2008 William Van Essen Award, presented by the Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society (WPOS). “Radio Information Service has so enriched the lives of those suffering from debilitating visio...

 
 Service News    May 27, 2008

Tuition assistance available for dependants of disabled, deceased troops

The application period has opened for the 2008-2009 academic year for the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund. The fund has awarded more than $1.7 million to the children of U.S. service members who have been killed or permanently disabled in an operat...

 
 Government    May 27, 2008

Local hearings 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 29, at 9:10 a.m.,...

 

Page Down