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This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, June 28, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Bronshteyn Enterprises, 241 Moore Avenue, 30th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday,...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5 , following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 2026 E. Carson Street, Kalal Holdings...

 

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 184/17 on...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Darlene F Nychey Thurner to Kandice Waul Bennett at 2831-2833 Cobden St. for $174,000. Rachella Harris to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. at 1501 Eleanor St. for $25,000 by sheriff’s deed. Donald Malsch to L4 Holdings Ltd. at 2322...

 

Deadline to register for the 2017 Brashear Camp reunion is June 30

The 2017 Brashear Camp reunion is set for Saturday, Aug. 5 from 1-5 p.m. at the American Serbian Club, 2524 Sarah Street in South Side. The reunion is for all campers, staff and those who have ever...

 

Summer Scoops ice cream event at Dairy District

Summer Scoops, an ice cream event, will take place at the Carrick Dairy District on Thursday, June 29 from 6-8 p.m. The free activities at the family friendly event include: games, strolling...

 

Hot Metal Bridge Community South Side Summer Saturday

The Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community is hosting a free evening of live music and food on Saturday, July 1 from 5-8 p.m. The evening will feature performances by Nathan Rosswog – a winner of WYEP’s 2016 Singer-Songwriter Contest, Dylan Rooke &...

 

McKinley Park meeting concerns Chicken Hill infrastructure project

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy was awarded a Great Urban Parks Campaign grant in 2016 for a green infrastructure project in McKinley Park by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and American Planning Association (APA). This project...

 

Learn more about proposal for former Arlington School

Arlington residents are encouraged to attend a community meeting concerning the reuse of the former Pittsburgh Arlington K-8 on Jonquil Way. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28 at the Henry Kaufman Center, 2201 Salisbury...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for June 12-18

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: June 12-18. Duquesne Heights (1911) Burglary – 200 blk. Edith St. – between 9/1/16 at noon and 6/10/17 at noon – Victim reported after...

 

Mt. Washington plans for the future

The community input process in the formation of a strategic plan for the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) continued on June 15 as attendees discussed priorities. Michael Grande, president of the MWCDC, said the goal is to...

 

Boro to seek relief from some EPA stormwater reporting requirements

The June 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver council began with a presentation on Live Well Allegheny by Hannah Hardy of the county Health Department. She explained the wellness campaign, for which more than 40 municipalities have expressed support through the...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 27, 2017

Concerns about Dairy District addressed by Economic Development South director

Phase 1 of the Carrick Dairy District, an open air pavilion at the corner of Brownsville Road and E. Meyers Avenue, is drawing the ire of some residents in the area. Complaints range from the...

 

What's going on at SSW

Will the last person to visit SouthSide Works (SSW) please turn off the lights? What is going on with that place? There are far too many empty retail stores. Each time one visits it seems another store closes. The place is starting to look...

 

Airman Jake E. Meadville

U.S. Air Force Airman Jake E. Meadville graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies,...

 

Fire Safety Program, book giveaway in Mount Oliver

The Mt. Oliver Fire Department and Trinity Lutheran Church are teaming together for a Fire Safety Program on Saturday, July 8, noon to 2 p.m. at the church, 601 Brownsville Road. The program will include a fire safety class and a tour of the fire...

 

Goatfest celebration in South Side Park

For six weeks in June and July, a herd of eight goats and one donkey from the nonprofit Allegheny Goatscape will be coming to South Side Park to eat invasive species and vines in a previously...

 

Area seniors earn medals at Citiparks games

The Senior Games of Pittsburgh, sponsored by the Citiparks Healthy Active Living Department held its awards ceremony at Riverview Park last week. Mt. Washington's Dee Stromberg earned numerous awards...

 

Vendors and sponsors wanted for Beltzhoover Community Day

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council is looking for food and non-food vendors, and sponsors for its Community Day 2017 on July 22. Contact the BNC at 412-904-1732 and leave a message to become a vendor or sponsor or send an email...

 

Senate bills would aid with sewer, water lines

The Pennsylvania State Senate has unanimously approved two bills sponsored by state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) that would allow local governments to tap government funding sources to help citizens fund sewer and water line repairs —...

 

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., through August 16. Crafts, games, and other activities will be provided...

 

Lawmakers unveil legislation creating trust fund for youth impacted by prison system

A bipartisan group of state senators and Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel have unveiled legislation to establish a public charitable trust to help children impacted by the prison system and reverse the direction of youth...

 

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