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Articles from the June 24, 2008 edition

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 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    June 24, 2008

Mt. Oliver awards paving contract for ‘08

Residents of Stamm Ave., Locust St., Sherman St., and Moye Place will have their roads repaved this year as Mount Oliver Council awarded a contract for the work at its June 16 meeting. The contract...

 
 News    June 24, 2008

City creates Green Trust Fund

With environmental leaders in tow, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl last week expanded the city's green efforts with a $100,000 dollar check for a new trust fund that will further Pittsburgh's position as one of the nation's “top green cities.” Though we've...

 
 Kids    June 24, 2008

Citiparks' Roving Art Cart will visit South Pittsburgh

Citiparks' Roving Art Cart will be visiting South Pittsburgh this summer, giving local children an opportunity to paint, sculpt, or create objects with paper and more on the following dates from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: June 26 – Moore Park, Brookline...

 
 Entertainment    June 24, 2008

Silver Eye exhibit features 250 Years of Plants

An opening reception for 250 Years of Plants: Photographs by Regional Photographers will be Thursday, June 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Silver Eye Center for Photography, 1015 East Carson Street, South Side. The reception is free for members and...

 
 Entertainment    June 24, 2008

Summer poetry reading at the SouthSide Works

The South Side Summer Poetry Reading will be Wednesday, July 9, 7 p.m. at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2705 East Carson Street. Reading their own poems will be Ann Curran, Judith Robinson and James Deahl. Admission is free. This is an annual even of the...

 
 Meetings    June 24, 2008

BBK Block Watch meets July 2

The next Bailey, Bigbee, Kambach Block Watch meeting will be Wednesday, July 2 at 6 p.m. in Grandview Park. Officer Christine Luffey is the guest speaker and Councilman Bruce A. Kraus has been invited to attend. The community is w...

 
 News    June 24, 2008

Ukrainian food fest at St. Vladimir's

Saint Vladimir's Ukrainian Food Festival will be Sunday, June 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the church hall at 73 S. 18th Street. Featured foods include stuffed cabbage, pyrohy, kobasa and kraut, halushsky and baked goods....

 
 News    June 24, 2008

Stop the violence unity festival

My Brothers Keeper is hosting a “stop the violence” unity celebration, “2008 Stop The Hate” on Saturday, June 28 in lower McKinley Park from noon to 7 p.m. Activites include: special guest speakers, a Memorial Basketball Game, a spirit...

 
 News    June 24, 2008

Free ice cream social July 4

Grace Episcopal Church on Mount Washington will hold an ice cream social on the lawn at from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 4. Everyone is welcome to come for free ice cream (as long as it lasts) before viewing the fireworks show from Grandview...

 
 News    June 24, 2008

Carrick native ordained priest by Bishop Zubik

Bishop David Zubik ordained three men to the priesthood on Saturday, June 21, at Saint Paul Cathedral in Oakland. The men who were ordained are Deacons Nicholas Argentieri, Joseph Freedy and Michael...

 
 News    June 24, 2008

Mark Bibro named new executive director of the Birmingham Foundation

Mark Bibro has been named executive director of the Birmingham Foundation. He replaces the foundation's first executive director, Mary Phan-Gruber, who left after 10 years of service in 2007 to join Dewey & Kaye as a Senior Nonprofit Consultant....

 
 Government    June 24, 2008

Local hearings scheduled for the Pgh. Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled two public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, July 10 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case...

 
 Meetings    June 24, 2008

City Council in So. Side

Pittsburgh City Council in Our Neighborhoods, the traveling meetings of Pittsburgh City Council, will make several stops involving South Pittsburgh Council Districts in the next several weeks. This week, the District 3 meeting will take place at the...

 
 Meetings    June 24, 2008

Anti-predatory lending workshop taking place on the hilltop June 28

First time buyers, homeowners and those refinancing their homes for improvements can all benefit from learning more about anti-predatory lending at a workshop hosted by the Allentown Community Development Corp. (A-CDC) and the Pittsburgh Community...

 
 News    June 24, 2008

Tenders needed to take care of shade trees in Carrick

Sixty new trees are coming to Carrick through the mayor's Neighborhood Business District Improvement Initiative. Carrick will also host a Tree Tenders Course where for a donation of $40 (multiple members from one household will have a discount) a...