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South Side South Watch meets this Wednesday

The May meeting of South Watch will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14 at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The presentation at the beginning of the meeting will be an update from the mayor’s and councilman’s offices regarding...

 

Retired men's luncheon

The Retired Men’s Luncheon Group welcomes retirees to its June 15 Thursday luncheon. Luncheon speaker is John Webber, a Carnegie Mellon professor whose topic is American Names, their meaning and origin. Lunch is at noon. The cost for lunch is $ 8...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 13, 2017

Minor change in bus route is goal for health center

Access to health care and an update on progress to establish a virtual block watch in the Warrington Avenue business corridor highlighted the June public meeting of the Allentown CDC. Peter Kaufmann, a certified application counselor for the Hilltop...

 

Block watch reviews violent crimes, prepares for next neighborhood blitz

Additional information about a recent shooting in Carrick and details on several of last month’s criminal incidents were presented by police at last Monday’s Carrick / Overbook Crime Watch meeting in the Concord K5 auditorium. Police are still...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Goodwill Southwestern Pennsylvania to 201 Ninth Street Assoc. L.P. at E. Carson St. for $350,000. Susan Renda to Emanuel and Maria Tsangaridou Petroulakis at 2418 Jane St. for $462,500. Steel Town Holdings L.P. to Michael Hurley at 2829...

 

Upcoming South Pgh. 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 184 /17 on...

 

Health center holding Open House, 15,000 free diapers available on Sat.

Sto-Rox Family Health Center, parent organization of the Hilltop Community Health Center, will hold an open house on Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 710 Thompson Ave; McKees Rocks, PA 15136. Visitors can get a free health check for diabetes,...

 

Arson dog coming to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire will be welcoming a new investigator to its ranks next year. With the assistance of State Farm and Main Specialty Dogs, the Fire Bureau will soon have an arson dog, formally known as an accelerant detection dog. ...

 

CHS Class of 77 holding reunion

Carrick High School Class of 1977 40th Reunion will be held on September 16. For more information, contact: chrissyb1959@gmail.com or Linda Streib Carrington at 412-728-4685...

 

Tracy Brigden leaving City Theatre at end of this season

Driven by a passion for new plays, City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has been at the helm of the South Side performing arts organization for 16 seasons, producing notable works and world premieres by exceptional talents. Ms. Brigden has an...

 

Lauren Shutey is county marbles champ

The Allegheny County Parks Department has announced the winners of the 2017 County Marbles Tournament, which took place June 1-3 in the Courthouse Courtyard. In the girl’s division, 13-year-old Lauren Shutey of South Side Flats was crowned...

 

South Side business cleans memorials

Gary and Pam McBurney, owners of Vapor Galleria joined their employees in beginning a project to clean and restore the headstones of 20 veterans' graves in honor of Memorial Day. They will clean and...

 

Come out to help mulch Carrick trees

Volunteers are needed to join their neighbors and the Carrick Tree Tenders for a Mulch party along Brownsville Road on Tuesday, June 20 from 6-8 p.m. On that evening, they will care for the Carrick street trees by cleaning up the litter from the...

 

WIC distributes checks for Farmers' Market Program

The Allegheny County Health Department Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) has started distributing the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. They will be available until September 29 or until the FMNP checks run out. Each...

 

Carrick clean up

Volunteers are needed for the Last Hump of the Month Litter Clean Up in Carrick on Wednesday June 28 from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers should meet behind the Carrick Shopping Center, 2134 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Bags and Gloves provided Those...

 

Lane restrictions begin next week for 10th Street Bridge

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works has announced rehabilitation of the Philip Murray Bridge (South 10th Street) will begin Monday, June 19. This phase of the project includes replacement of bridge deck, painting, structural steel...

 

Readshaw bill to place PWSA under PUC passes State House

House Bill 1490, introduced by state Reps. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, and Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, has unanimously passed the House. The bill would establish Public Utility Commission oversight of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. Under st...

 

Free kids' dinner on Wednesdays

All kids, ages 18 and under, are invited to eat dinner free of charge at Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E Warrington Ave., every Wednesday evening from 5:30-7:30 p.m., from June 14 through August 16. Crafts, games, and other activities will...

 

Beltzhoover Community Day vendors and sponsors wanted

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council is looking for food and non-food vendors, and sponsors for Community Day 2017. To become a vendor or sponsor or for more information, contact the BNC at 412-904-1732 and leave a message or email...

 

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