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Articles from the June 7, 2016 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 7, 2016

MWCDC prepares for changes in the way they operate

The May Community Forum of the Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) included a celebration of departing staff members and updates concerning the future of the organization. Talia Piazza, MWCDC Parks and Conservation Committee...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 7, 2016

Mt. Oliver City block watch considers name change, updated on farm project

The status of the proposed Hilltop Farm & Homes development on the former 556-unit St. Clair Village housing site was the focus of the May 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch....

 
 Front Page    June 7, 2016

Fresh Fridays this week on June 10 in Allentown

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, June 10. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 
 Government    June 7, 2016

Mt. Oliver, Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, June 7, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Damon Skiles, 109 Quincy Avenue, Mt. Oliver Boro, Code 302.4. • Kaja Holdings, 125 Quincy Avenue, Mt....

 
 Government    June 7, 2016

Zoning hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings 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 232/16 on...

 
 Real Estate    June 7, 2016

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Jory Rand to Aaron Weiss and Emily Bittle at 2315 Jane St. for $345,000. Cantor Family Partn. L.P. to PR Niles LLC at 2706 Niles St. for $36,500. 17th Ward Estate of Winifred Olah to D&D Properties LLC at 1813 E. Carson St. for $151,000....

 
 News    June 7, 2016

Farmers' Market checks distribution is in area senior centers on June 14

Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will be administering the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. This program benefits eligible older adults by providing a set of four checks for a total of $20 to purchase...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

St. John Vianney Food bank changes distribution

The Saint John Vianney Food Bank, sponsored by Saint Mary of the Mount Parish, is changing the days when they will be distributing food. Effective for the month of June and ongoing, food will be distributed on the first and third Friday of the...

 
 Government    June 7, 2016

Mt. Oliver Borough ORDINANCE 957

The following ordinance will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council on June 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., 150 Brownsville Road. ORDINANCE 957 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, AMENDING CHAPTER 80...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

Next 3 Days to feature concert, contests in Allentown, Mt. Wash.

Next 3 Days is coming to Allentown and Mt. Washington as a three-day showcase of emerging neighborhoods and to promote affordable housing in the neighborhoods. The program will highlight neighborhood culture, businesses and amenities. N3D will kick...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

Recycling event will take old televisions, electronics for free in Hilltop neighborhoods

On June 11, The Clean Pittsburgh Commission (CPC), with the support of the Pennsylvania Resources Council and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works will be holding a special one-day Recycling Collection event for the residents Allentown,...

 
 Announcements    June 7, 2016

Casne, Griffin engaged

Donald and Susan Casne of Plattsmouth, NE have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Casne, to Patrick Griffin, son of Karen Griffin-McCollum and the late Robert...

 
 Entertainment    June 7, 2016

Poetry Coffee House slated for South Side Presbyterian

The Poetry Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church on Friday, June 10, from 7:30 – 9 p.m., features poets Timons Esaias, Roberta Hatcher, and Mike James, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange: “What is so rare as a day...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

St. Clair Village reunion is planned for July 15-16

A St. Clair Village Family Reunion is being planned for Friday and Saturday, July 15-16. A Meet and Greet will be held on Friday, July 15, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Wemco Club on Frankstown Avenue, across from the Coliseum. Saturday will feature a...

 
 Meetings    June 7, 2016

Spray park, public safety at ACC forum

The Arlington Civic Council will hold a community meeting on Monday, June 13, 7 p.m., at the Henry Kaufmann Center, 2201 Salisbury Street. Guest speakers for the meeting will be a representative from the Zone 3 Police Station along with Councilman...

 
 Meetings    June 7, 2016

SSCC will meet next on June 20

South Side Community Council will hold its next general meeting at Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah Street, on Monday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. The organization will share its 2015-16 accomplishments and their projects for 2016-17.  In addition, there...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

Mulch Party in Carrick June 21

Volunteers are needed to join the Carrick Tree Tenders for a Mulch Party on Tuesday, June 21 from 6-8 p.m. Carrick Tree Tenders care for the street trees by cleaning up the litter from the tree beds and putting down fresh mulch. Volunteers should...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

Vendors, sponsors wanted for Beltzhoover Community Day

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council (BNC) is looking for food vendors, entertainment and sponsors for its Community Day on July16-17. Vendors and others should contact Alvina Vaughan at 412-713-2583, the BNC at 412-586-4533 and leave a message, or...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

Carrick Clean-Up June 28

Carrick volunteers are needed for the Last Hump of the Month Litter Clean-Up on Wednesday, June 28 from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers meet behind the Carrick Shopping Center. Bags and Gloves are provided. Those with questions about the clean-up may email...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

County launches trails app for county parks

Allegheny County has launched a new Trails App which will give users information on trails available in the Allegheny County Parks System. Using their mobile devices, residents and visitors alike will be able to discover and navigate park trails...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

Bee Wise program Downtown June 8

The Penn State Extension Allegheny County and the Allegheny County Master Gardeners’ “Bee Wise: Plant Natives” program will, once again, be offered for free at the Allegheny County Courthouse. The free program will be held on Wednesday, June...