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Articles from the June 10, 2008 edition

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 Front Page    June 10, 2008

He's appreciated in Arlington

John Dixon (left) was also recognized at the ACC dinner for his volunteer work with the Arlingon Civic Council and Arlington Meals On Wheels. Councilman Bruce A. Kraus presented Mr. Dixon and the...

 
 Front Page    June 10, 2008

Organization of the Year in Arlington

Hugh Brannan, executive director of the Brashear Association, accepts the Organization of the Year for Brashear....

 
 Front Page    June 10, 2008

37th Annual Arlington Appreciation Dinner

At the 37th annual Appreciation Dinner of the Arlington Civic Council, the ACC honored the Goodall Family for their volunteerism. The Goodalls: Rich Jr., Zach, Theresa, Bernice, Rich Sr. and Sara,...

 
 News    June 10, 2008

Students wait to congratulate

Students, parents and teachers at Phillips anxiously awaited Mrs. Hammer to greet her upon her return from the ceremonies in City Council....

 
 News    June 10, 2008

Kathy Hammer Day in the City

Pittsburgh Phillips teacher Kathy Hammer and her second grade class look on as Councilman Bruce A. Kraus reads the proclamation designating June 3, 2008 as “Kathy Hammer Day” in the City of...

 
 Service News    June 10, 2008

Vets service office coming to So. Side

On Friday, June 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be at the American Serbian Club taking claims and assisting veterans. There will also be an information seminar from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with information...

 
 News    June 10, 2008

Summerfest at St. Albert the Great

Saint Albert the Great Church will sponsor a Summerfest on church grounds June 23-28 from 7-11 p.m. daily and 5-11 p.m. Saturday. The fest will feature rides, food, entertainment and more. The church is at 3171 Churchview Avenue....

 
 News    June 10, 2008

Family fun night at Brentwood Library

Friday, June 13 is family fun night at the Brentwood Library from 7-10 p.m. Watch a movie, read a book, work on a computer or play games in the rec room. On Saturday, June 28 at 10:30 a.m. will be a free class on updating and enhancing resumes by...

 
 Kids    June 10, 2008

Catch the Reading bug

Children ages 0-12 are welcome to register for the “Catch the Reading Bug” Summer Reading Program at the Carrick Branch Library. Children register online or at the library and keep track of the books they read this summer. Children will receive...

 
 Government    June 10, 2008

Local hearing at 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...

 
 Kids    June 10, 2008

VBS to be offered at Mount church

Vacation Bible School will be offered at Grace Episcopal Church from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 30 through July 4. Parents with children from 4 to 10 years of age should register them by Monday, June 23. There is no charge. Grace...

 
 Kids    June 10, 2008

South Side library gears up with summer time activities

A puppet show featuring “Anansi the Spider” stories will kick off this summer's reading activities at the South Side Library on Saturday, June 14 at 11:30 a.m. “Catch the Reading Bug” is the theme for this year's program, which encourages...

 
 Health    June 10, 2008

WIC families can get produce at local farmers' markets

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering free produce through the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program to women and children enrolled in its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program. In addition to regular WIC...

 
 Kids    June 10, 2008

Citiparks will host Sportsplex inaugural track and field classic

Citiparks, in partnership with Future Stars Track Club and the Housing Authority of Pittsburgh, will present the inaugural Schenley Sportsplex Track and Field Classic on Saturday, June 28. Schenley Park will be the scene for this day of track and...

 
 News    June 10, 2008

County wave pools are now open for the season

Allegheny County pools in Boyce, North, Settler's Cabin and South parks have opened for the season. Family and senior pool passes may be purchased at the Boyce, North and South park offices. Settler's Cabin passes may be obtained at the wave pool....

 
 News    June 10, 2008

Brashear offering summer programs for local kids in Allentown and South Side

As the end of the school year approaches the Brashear Association is preparing to begin summer programming for local kids, Allentown Extended Day camp and Discover South Side. Brashear's Allentown Extended Day camp will take place in Allentown...

 
 News    June 10, 2008

Area Agency on Aging to hold Public Hearing

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will hold a public hearing on the Four Year Plan for Years 2008-2012 on Friday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the County Courthouse, Fourth Floor Gold Room. The purpose...

 
 Meetings    June 10, 2008

Police intelligence unit, Gang Task Force will be at Knoxville Block Watch

The next Upper Knoxville Block Watch meeting will be Wednesday, June 18 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Knoxville Christian Church, 72 Knox Avenue and Charles Street and featuring discussion on neighborhood needs and concerns. Guest speakers include...

 
 News    June 10, 2008

South Side city senior center will extend hours for summer

In order to help seniors battle extreme temperatures, two city senior centers will keep their doors open until 7 p.m. this summer. When “real feel” temperatures reach 90 degrees or more, as reported by the National Weather Service, the South...