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Fresh Fridays free produce distribution on Friday, June 12

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, June 12. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 9, 2015

Haberman, McKinley Park plans moving forward

Hilltop residents had their first opportunity to view the preliminary work of Pfaffmann + Associates on developing a Master Plan for McKinley Park and a Haberman Corridor Study following an April...

 

Real estate transactions from RealStats

16th Ward North of Forbes Inc. to Faros Birmingham Place LLC at 2301 E. Carson St. for $3,865,770. Black & Gold Properties LLC to Joseph and Marilyn Furman at 2648 Larkins Way for $374,000. Janice Holan et al. to Evan Gealy and Stephanie M Woods at...

 

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 121/15 on...

 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Thursday, June 11, at 10:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • 20 Millbridge Land Trust, 20 Millbridge Street, 18th Ward, Code 307.1. The following Housing Court cases...

 

Thanks Public Works

Thanks to the Public Works Dept. for cleaning up Sarah Street. They did a great job. Now I can finally sit out in front of my house without sneezing from the dirt. I hope they keep it up all summer. The two-hour permit parking sign deterred a lot of...

 

City pools open today, free pool passes, lessons offered for kids

The City of Pittsburgh will open its 17 outdoor swimming pools today, Tuesday, June 9, and while launching an initiative to encourage children 15 years and younger to learn to swim and enjoy...

 

Grand Opening of the ALEC is on June 13

The Brashear Association’s Allentown Learning and Engagement Center is having a Grand Opening on Saturday, June 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their new location, 827 E. Warrington Avenue. Take a tour of the new space, make a craft, grab a few...

 

Beltzhoover community meeting this Saturday

Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council Inc. will hold a community meeting on June 13 at the Beltzhoover Community Center, 407 Gearing Ave. at 1 p.m. Residents who are interested in what’s going on in their community are welcome to attend. Topics to be...

 

Mt. Oliver Town Meeting June 22

There will be a Mount Oliver Town Meeting on Monday, June 22, 6 p.m. to discuss the borough’s Comprehensive Plan. The meeting will include refreshments, raffles, and planning activities. Since March, Mt. Oliver residents and officials have been...

 

VetTogethers for veterans getting together on Thursday

Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is holding VetTogethers in different cities across the U.S. so local veterans living in that area can meet and re(build) camaraderie. Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania is the Pittsburgh...

 

Open Mic at South Side Presbyterian

 The Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, June 12, 7:30 – 9 p.m. People are invited to share their performing artistry, from music to poetry, dance to drama. Artists should call ahead if they wish to perform....

 

Seniors can get farmers market vouchers at centers on June 16

 Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will again 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...

 

Vouchers and more at the Market House

The Market House Senior Center will be distributing Farmers Market Vouchers on June 16 from 9-11a.m. and 1-3 p.m., seniors should bring their ID when they come. This is a program for people 60 and over, that meet specific financial requirements and...

 

Crochet Buddies blanket center with their work

 Throughout the winter, the Allentown Senior Center "Crochet Buddies" group met at Henry Kaufmann Center each Tuesday and Thursday to crochet lap blankets. They used their own yarn, as well as yarn...

 

Vendors wanted for Beltzhoover Community Day

Vendors are needed for Beltzhoover Community Day on July 11, in Upper McKinley Park. If interested in vending call 412-586-4533 for application and information....

 

Beltzhoover block watch meets June 24

The monthly meeting of the Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch will be held on Wednesday, June 24, at 29 Sylvania Ave in the Community Room at 6 p.m. The meeting is not limited to lower Beltzhoover but open to everyone. The agenda includes subjects...

 

Free picnic in Beltzhoover

The Beltzhoover Civic Association will host a free Picnic Dinner with Music on Friday, June 21 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the picnic and the smooth sounds...

 

South Side Community Day on Saturday at Ormsby Park

South Side Community Days will take place on Saturday, June 13 from noon to 4 p.m. at Ormsby Park. Sponsored by South Side Community Council and Citiparks, the Community Days celebration will include music from “See the Summer” and a magic show...

 

Pittsburgh is a summer 'City of Learning'

Young people are always learning, but their academic gains can slide when school is out for the summer. For the second year, The Sprout Fund is leading Pittsburgh City of Learning, a citywide campaign to connect more than 50 organizations offering...

 

Groups can apply for free paint to renew a community structure in need

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is now accepting applications for the 2015 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania grants. Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania is designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community...

 

Vote for your favorite video for Great American Cleanup

Voting has begun for the 3rd Annual Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest! Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful received 14 entries that are representative of the diverse grassroots network that participates in the Great American Cleanup of PA.  All...

 

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