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Articles from the June 3, 2014 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 3, 2014

Councilman O'Connor talks land banking at Hilltop block meeting

District 5 Councilman Corey O’Connor recently ventured to the Hilltop to discuss the land bank legislation the city recently adopted with members of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch. Pittsburgh City Council passed the Land Bank bill about...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 3, 2014

Zone 3 residents express concerns over safety issues to commander

At the Zone 3 Public Safety Council Meeting of May 21, a Carrick resident said while she has faith in Zone 3, there is a “revolving door” of crime in Carrick and Overbrook. Criminals simply pay the fine and move to another street, she said of her...

 
 Government    June 3, 2014

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, June 5, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Thomas U. Lee, 215 Chalfont Street, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.4, 304.11, 304.7. • Leah...

 
 Government    June 3, 2014

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1500 Bingham Street, Ravi Kondaveeti,...

 
 Public Safety    June 3, 2014

Beltzhoover man arrested for selling drugs in Hilltop

Zone 3 Police Officers arrested two Beltzhoover residents on charges related to selling heroin on May 31. At approximately 12:34 p.m. on May 31 in the 800 block of Climax Street, officers stopped Dewayne Chatfield, Jr., a 28-year-old black male, afte...

 
 Public Safety    June 3, 2014

Carrick store owner arrested for selling synthetic marijuana

After a three-year investigation involving State Police, Zone 3 Officers arrested a Carrick store owner on Thursday, June 29, in connection with a synthetic marijuana operation. A search warrant served at approximately 10:22 a.m. on Zach’s Market...

 
 Real Estate    June 3, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 6/3/14

16th Ward Anthony Brewer to John Dienno at 130 22nd St. S Unit 3F for $179,000. Eleanor Oakes to Ralph and Sharon Hamm at 1529 Fernleaf St. for $43,000. Holly Barnett to Jeffrey Arndt at 24 Holt St. for $78,090. Phyllis Stewart to Jayson Reagan at...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Phillips K-5 dancers earn honors

Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 fifth graders received a gold medal during Dancing Classroom Pittsburgh Color of the Rainbow Semi-Finals on Saturday, May 10 after competing in ballroom dancing with eight...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak receives leadership award

The Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network honored Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak with their prestigious Leadership Award for her work engaging young elected officials across Pennsylvania on May 18. Since being appointed as the...

 
 Meetings    June 3, 2014

Bausman St. resident meeting June 12

Concerned residents in the 300 block of Bausman Street have called a meeting to discuss traffic issues and solutions on their street. The meeting on Thursday, June 12, 7 p.m. will be at the Maranatha-Cristo Viene Church, 185 Knox Avenue, Pittsburgh,...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Volunteer day on S.S. Slopes

Brashear Association, in cooperation with the South Side Slopes Association, will sponsore a South Side Volunteer Day on June 7. On Saturday, Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh, as part of its partnership with Brashear, will be engaging volunteers for...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

So. Side council recruiting new community members

To maintain South Side’s reputation as one of the best neighborhood’s in Pittsburgh, the South Side Community Council of Pittsburgh is looking for new members and current members to renew their membership. Membership helps to support the work of...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Help needed for Carrick Love Your Block project

The Carrick Community Council has been awarded a Love Your Block program grant to beautify Leolyn Parklet and would like some help. Volunteers are needed to paint fences, plant flowers and shrubs, and clean up the area. Volunteers will meet at the...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

SHHS Class of '74 reunion in Aug.

South Hills High School Class of 1974 will be holding a Class Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the South Park Home Economics Building. Classmates will get together from 1-8 p.m. for beverages, reminiscing and catching up. Dinner will be served from 3-...

 
 Government    June 3, 2014

Mt. Oliver Seeking Civil Service Commission Members

The Borough of Mt. Oliver is accepting letters of interest for Civil Service Commissioner. The Civil Service Commission is designed to professionalize the hiring / promotion process of Police Officers through competitive exams and also serves a...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Fall prevention is key for seniors

Preventing falls is key to living a long, healthy life and should be focused on all year long – not just for Older American's Month. This message was heard loud and clear at Allentown Senior Center...

 
 Health    June 3, 2014

WIC families to get produce checks

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering free produce through the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program again this summer as part of its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program. Women who are pregnant,...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Science Center hosts Navy Week events

Carnegie Science Center will host Navy Week events on Friday, June 6, and Saturday, June 7, showcasing the Navy’s work relating to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). At the two-day event, visitors will have the chance to explore...

 
 Kids    June 3, 2014

C-MITES program begins classes for kids at CMU

Carnegie Mellon University’s C-MITES program is beginning its 23rd year of providing classes for academically talented students in kindergarten through eighth grade on the Carnegie Mellon campus and at many locations throughout Pennsylvania....

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Flea market in South Side

The South Side Presbyterian Church is holding a Flea Market on Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Numerous folks will have tables of treasures and practical items for sale. Also, a simple lunch menu and baked goods will be available. The church...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

LGBT Youth Pride Prom

The Annual LGBT Youth Pride Prom will be held at the Andy Warhol Museum on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 6 – 10 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The event welcomes youth ages 13-20. This year’s “Great Gatsby” Prom theme was chosen by...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Master Gardeners program: 'Bee Wise...Plant Natives'

Allegheny County and the Penn State Master Gardeners will present “Bee Wise…Plant Natives,” a free program that teaches the value of bees as pollinators, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, in the Allegheny County Courtyard at 436...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

County launches side yard program

The Allegheny County Department of Economic Development has launched its 2014 Side Yard and Blighted Structure Program through its Vacant Property Recovery Program. The program provides an opportunity for individuals, businesses, non-profits or...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Explore the science of beer

An extra-special 21+ Night at Carnegie Science Center will explore the science of beer on Friday, June 13 from 6 – 10 p.m. Visitors to the adults-only evening can use their souvenir glass commemorating the event to taste 10 beer samples from five...