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Articles from the June 2, 2015 edition

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Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair looks for another venue for block watch to meet

The May 28 meeting of the Mount Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch began with a request from coordinator Suzanne Photos for suggestions for places the block watch can meet. She said there was a good chance St. John Vianney Church, the current meeting...

 

City will host a Capital Budget Forum for residents at the S.S. Market House

The city is hosting two Deliberative Forums on the Capital Budget to provide a more robust way for residents to share ideas on 2016 budget priorities. Modeled after the successful police chief public meetings, these new forums will give neighbors a...

 

Food Stamp incentive program expanded to city farmers markets

The City of Pittsburgh is joining with Just Harvest to promote a healthy new incentive for food stamps at 14 area farmers markets this summer. For the first time, for every $5 shoppers spend using their food stamps at participating farmers markets,...

 

Zoning Board hearing

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 140/15 on...

 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, June 4, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Johara Beebi Asanar and Abdoulaye Sylla, 39 Millbridge Street, 18th Ward, Codes 307.1, 302.4. • Jean...

 

A True Pioneer

Paging through last week’s South Pittsburgh Reporter I was so delighted to read Ms. Szweda Jordan’s retrospective piece on the life and accomplishments of Roberta Smith (Editor reflects on life, community, May 26, 2015). As South Pittsburgh...

 

Real estate transactions from RealStats

16th Ward Bruce Lecky to Three Rivers LLC at 527 Parkwood Road for $37,000. 17th Ward Ronald Trimble to Genevieve Evans at 125 S. 13th St. for $153,000. Brian Kelly to John and Virginia Cross at 30 S. 13th St. for $292,000. Steven Pearson to Zachary...

 

Mulick earns scholarships, awards

Mount Washington resident Jonathan Mulick,18, will graduate from Bishop Canevin High School with high honors this year. He was awarded the 2015 Bob O'Connor Foundation Community Service Scholarship....

 

Carrick's Linda Donahue named CPC's Volunteer of the Year

Volunteers, community groups and neighborhoods were honored at the May 28 Clean Pittsburgh Commission's (CPC) Meet and Greet Mixer at Riverview Park with the "Bob Awards" for their efforts to...

 

Annual ReuseFest slated for June 13

Clean out the garage…the basement…the overflowing closets throughout the house because the region’s fourth annual large-scale collection of materials to be reused by local non-profits will take place on Saturday, June 13. The Pennsylvania...

 

Hilltop seniors earn awards from Older Person's Transit contest

Debbie Braden-Evans of the Allegheny County Human Services Area Agency on Aging presented certificates and awards to "Older Person's Transit" (OPT) poster contest winners at the Allentown/Henry...

 

Farmers' market checks distributed on June 16

The Allentown/Henry Kaufmann Senior Center will distribute farmers’ market checks at two locations on Tuesday, June 16. Checks will be distributed at the Allentown/Henry Kaufmann Senior Center, 2201 Salisbury Street, from 9-11 a.m. Checks will be...

 

South Side filmmaker's newest film to premiere at film festival

South Side filmmaker Steve "Stevo" Parys' newest short film, Breakage, premiered on Saturday, June 27 at the Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival. Cast, crewed and shot entirely in Pittsburgh,...

 

Carrick council surveying about CornFest

The Carrick Overbrook Community Cornfest will be held on August 22 at Phillips Park from noon until 6 p.m. As volunteers work to finalize plans, they are asking the community to share their ideas via a Survey Monkey link: https:...

 

Ricciardi earns Dean's List

Saint Vincent College named 595 students to the Dean’s List of for the spring 2015 semester, according to Ms. Alice Kaylor, Dean of Studies. Earning Dean’s List honors in South Pittsburgh was Nina Ricciardi a junior majoring in Politics at the...

 

Canned food drive June 6

Concord Presbyterian Church Family Group will hold a Canned Food Drive at the Carrick Shop n’ Save on June 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to replenish its food pantry for the fall and winter and emergency needs. Church members will be collecting canned...

 

Volunteers welcome to help plant, mulch S.S. Dog Park

The South Side Community Council’s Green N At Committee will work to beautify the South Side Dog Park on Saturday, June 6 from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Work at the South Side Dog Park will include planting a garden and mulching. Volunteers are...

 

Second design workshop for steps project slated for June 9

Join the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association for the second of two community design workshops at The Brashear Association on Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. This workshop will share words and images from the first session incorporated into an...

 

South Side Pirate Night

The South Side Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring South Side Night at the Pirates on Tuesday, June 23 against the Cincinnati Reds. A limited number of seats are available for $45 per ticket including a $10 credit at the ballpark concession stands on...

 

Chamber Golf Classic at South Hills Country Club

The 2015 Summer Golf Classic, sponsored by the South Side Chamber of Commerce and the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association, will be held at the South Hills Country Club on Monday, Aug. 24. This year’s Summer Golf Classic will benefit the...

 

Port Authority considers service guidelines change

Port Authority is recommending improvements to its service guidelines and will present a proposal to its Board of Directors in June. A draft document is available online at PortAuthority.org. The guidelines would establish an enhanced process that...

 

OASIS program looking for volunteers

The OASIS Tutoring Program office operating out of Macy’s downtown store is in need of office volunteers 50 and older. Join OASIS at the office volunteer recruitment gathering to get more information, enjoy refreshments, door prizes and more. The...

 

Science Center hosts Veterans Appreciation Day on June 6

On June 6, the 71st anniversary of D-Day, U.S. military veterans are invited to Veterans Appreciation Day, a movie screening and reception at Carnegie Science Center. Veterans are invited to see the movie D-Day: Normandy 1944 at the Science...

 

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