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Articles from the September 13, 2016 edition

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Vatican revokes decision to close St. John Vianney Church

Last Tuesday, a group of former St. John Vianney parishioners received a letter from the Vatican indicating the decision to close St. John Vianney Church by the Diocese of Pittsburgh has been...

 

South Side neighborhood street party is this Saturday, Sept. 17

The fourth annual South Side Neighborhood Party for all residents of 15203 will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17, 3-8 p.m. beside Armstrong Park on 13th Street between E. Carson and Sarah streets. This annual party promotes neighborliness,...

 

CBA sponsoring a free on-site shredding event in Carrick

Carrick Business Association (CBA) is sponsoring a free on-site shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 24. Shredding will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lots of the Concord Presbyterian Church and Vern’s Electric, 1917 Brownsville Road....

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Denise Filip et al. to Aman Gulati at Berg St. for $8,500. Michelle Frazier to Robert and Patricia Antonovich at 2602 Clover St. for $15,000. TRPJ Realty LLC to Forty One Corp. at 2100 E. Carson St. for $19,708 by sheriff’s deed. Estate...

 

Zoning Board 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 335/16 on...

 

Set the record straight

I am writing regarding an article which you published on August 9, 2016, Vol. 77 No 6 entitled “Joint Legislative Hearing focuses on eradicating blight.” This article suggest that our group, the Tri-COG Land Bank, had received $1.5 million in...

 

Ormsby Recreation Center has a full schedule of fall activities

Ormsby Recreation Center, 79, S. 22nd Street, is kicking off fall with a full slate of activities for kids and adults. Youth activities include: Kindersports on Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. for children and their parents or guardians. The free program...

 

Market House Center fall activities

South Side Market House Senior Center will have a variety of activities for seniors at the center this fall. The Community College of Allegheny County Fall Semester at the center started September 6 with a Chair Exercise Class. This is a free...

 

Household chemical collection Saturday

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, an average home can easily accumulate 100 pounds of cleaners, paints, batteries, automotive fluids, pesticides and other products containing potentially hazardous chemicals. A collection event...

 

Free Sunday Dinner on Hilltop

A free Sunday Dinner for all Hilltop residents will take place on Sunday, Sept. 18 in the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Dinner will be served beginning at 4 p.m. For more information, call 412-641-0362. The free...

 

Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council is recruiting new board members

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council (BNC) has open board positions and is looking for dedicated individuals to join the team. Those who are from the Beltzhoover area and want to join in serving the community, are asked to send an email to...

 

Free market lets 'shoppers' shop for free clothes, shoes and more

The next Lifestone Church Free Market will take place on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 12:15 p.m. The Free Market, where all “shoppers” are welcome to come in for free clothes, shoes and toiletries takes place at Lifestone Church, 157 S. 26th Street,...

 

Volunteers wanted to help mulch Carrick street trees

Volunteers are needed to join Carrick residents and Tree Tenders for a Mulch party on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The volunteers will care for the Carrick street trees by cleaning up the litter from the tree beds and putting down fresh mulch. Everyone is...

 

Fall Fun Sunday Sept. 18 at Esser Plaza in So. Side

 Cool on Christ Ministries, sponsored by Sancta Maria Magdalena, will hold a Fall Fun Sunday on September 18 from 3-7 p.m. at Esser Plaza, 12th and Carson streets, South Side. The event includes free hot dogs, root beer and desserts. There will...

 

Mt. Oliver block watch

The Mt. Oliver Borough Block Watch is back. Borough residents are invited to join local officials at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at the Fire Hall, 120 Brownsville Road, to work together on issues they are facing on their blocks....

 

Career development workshop

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a career development program on Saturday, Sept. 24 from noon to 2 p.m. The free workshop will include: resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, using the internet to “surf your way” to employment, utilizing...

 

Flea market and bake sale at Concord Church

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Flea Market, Food and Bake Sale in conjunction with a Shred-It event on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1907 Brownsville Road, Pgh, PA 15210. Flea market spaces have been reduced to $10 each and...

 

Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch

The monthly meeting of the Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 29 Sylvania Ave in the Community Room at 6 p.m. The meeting is not limited to lower Beltzhoover residents and is open to everyone. The agenda includes...

 

Volunteers needed for the Last Hump of the Month

Volunteers are needed for the Last Hump of the Month litter clean up in Carrick. Each month, Carrick residents come out to their neighbors clean up their neighborhood. This month the clean up will be on Wednesday, Sept 28 from 6-8 p.m. Clean up...

 

Science Center back in school with 21+ night

Carnegie Science Center’s next 21 + night will have guests heading back to class, and leaving the kids at home at the 21 + Back to School happens on Friday, Sept. 16, from 6–10 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to pick out their best back to school...

 

Lane Restrictions on Becks Run Road on September 16-17 for Paving

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works today announced that in-house paving crews will be paving Becks Run Road from Agnew Street to Brownsville Road in the City of Pittsburgh between 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 and...

 

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