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Articles from the June 3, 2008 edition

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 Meetings    June 3, 2008

Slopes association meets June 10

The next meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will be Tuesday, June 10 at 7 p.m. at Saint Paul of the Cross Retreat Center. The community is welcome to attend....

 
 Government    June 3, 2008

Local hearing 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. The following cases will be heard on...

 
 Health    June 3, 2008

Parents offered advice on keeping children safe while riding in cars

The widespread use of children's car seats has reduced the number of injuries and fatalities on American roads, but experts agree that more needs to be done.  ”Every state requires that children under the age of 4 are secured while riding in a...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

Spaghetti dinner on menu at Knoxville United Church

The Knoxville United Church will sponsor a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, June 7 from 5-7 p.m. Dinner includes wedding soup, salad, spaghetti, meatballs, hot sausage, bread and butter, beverage and dessert. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for...

 
 Kids    June 3, 2008

Summer food progam for youth starts at Warrington Rec

Warrington Recreation Center, 329 East Warrington Avenue, will offer the Summer Food Service Program from June 23 to August 29 to youth 18 years and under. Lunch is at noon and a snack will be served at 3 p.m. Summer fun time activities will start...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

Hilltop Lions award scholarships to Carrick High School seniors

The Pittsburgh Hilltop Lions Club presented two $500 scholarships at the May 28 Carrick High School Award breakfast.  The scholarship winners are Samantha Stupak and McKencie Barrett, both seniors at Pittsburgh Carrick High School. They were...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 celebrates Healthy Breakfasts

Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 students and staff celebrated the culmination of a month-long healthy breakfast initiative with prize giveaways and healthy breakfast items on Thursday, May 29 in the Pittsburgh Banksville Cafeteria. 248 students...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

Concord K-5 students are first in online ‘First in Math' program

Pittsburgh Concord K-5 had an assembly on Monday, May 19, to earn their distinction of number one placement for the “First in Math” online Math program, used by students in Grades 1-5. Mark Losey...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

Tiffany Bernatowicz competes for Miss Pittsburgh 2008 title

Tiffany Bernatowicz earned the title of Miss Turtle Creek 2008 and will now compete for the title of Miss Pittsburgh 2008 in a pageant held at the Radisson Hotel on June 15. Ms. Bernatowicz is a...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

Summer Festival Block Party at South Side Presbyterian Church

The South Side Presbyterian Church is holding a Summer Festival Block Party on Sunday, June 8 with an outdoor worship service at 11 a.m. on 20th Street between Sarah Street and Larkins Way. From noon to 3 p.m. the church will provide a cookout lunch...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

Learn to use sign language with infants at the Carrick Library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Carrick is welcoming new parents to learn about the benefits of using sign language with their baby. Parents can learn about the benefits of using sign language with their baby through stories and songs. An...

 
 Entertainment    June 3, 2008

See How They Run with the Veronica's Veil Players

 The Veronica's Veil Players will present the Farce, See How They Run by Philip King, June 6-8 and 13-15 in the Veronica's Veil Auditorium, 44 Pius Street, South Side Slopes. Galloping in and out of the four doors of an English vicarage are an...

 
 Entertainment    June 3, 2008

MOMENTUM:08 features new works at City Theatre from June 12-12

City Theatre and BNY Mellon will present MOMENTUM:08 from June 12-15. Come to the South Side theatre to hear a hot musical plus three new play readings and get the inside scoop from a pack of theatre...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

Devine Service for Knights Templor

The Pittsburgh Commandry Number 1, Knights Templor, recently started the new Templor year by attending a Devine Service at the Brentwood Presbyterian Church. Thirty knights and their ladies attended the service which was followed by a luncheon...

 
 Health    June 3, 2008

Vaccine my prevent onset of diabetes

Microspheres carrying targeted nucleic acid molecules fabricated in laboratories have been shown to prevent and even reverse new-onset cases of type 1 diabetes in animal models. The results of these studies were reported by diabetes researchers at th...

 
 Meetings    June 3, 2008

Arlington block watch meets June 9

The next meeting of 16th Ward Arlington Block Watch will be Monday, June 9. The meeting will be at St. Clair A.A. Senior Center, 2400 Elsie Street. Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has been invited along with Councilman Bruce A. Kraus and Officer Christine...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

Mount book sale

The Friends of the Mount Washington Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will hold a Used Book Sale on Saturday, June 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library is located at 315 Grandview Avenue. For more information, call 412-381-3380. Book...

 
 Meetings    June 3, 2008

Community meeting called on So. Side Slopes proposal

Councilman Bruce A. Kraus has called a Town Meeting to gather public input on neighborhood concerns regarding a proposed development on Niles Street on the South Side Slopes. The meeting, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, will take place at the Henry...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

One thousand apply for 250 summer jobs with city

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl isn't the only one who wants a safer summer in Pittsburgh. Three-hundred more youth, totaling more than one-thousand, applied for his Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program (PSYEP) this year than last, after he and members...

 
 News    June 3, 2008

City approves policy to purchase vehicles according to ‘green' score

The City's Equipment Leasing Authority (ELA) has unanimously approved a fuel-efficiency policy requiring that the city purchase the “greenest” vehicles of its class as indicated by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Green Vehicle Guide....

 

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