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Articles from the July 1, 2014 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 1, 2014

HA one step closer to farming St. Clair Village

When St. Clair Village public housing community was demolished in September 2010, few people thought it would be repurposed for anything meaningful in their lifetimes. That could all change with a...

 
 Front Page    July 1, 2014

Slopes Association receives $100K to evaluate and repair public steps

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) has been awarded $100,000 from Allegheny County’s Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund for the rehabilitation of public steps in the neighborhood. The grant will allow the SSSNA to...

 
 Real Estate    July 1, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 7/1/14

16th Ward Judith Fair to Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. at 2828 Mary St. for $1,939 by sheriff’s deed. Dona Ennis trustee to 2933 Mary Street LLC at 2933 Mary St. for $175,000. 17th Ward Deborah Patt to Andrew Johnson at 421 E. Carson St. for...

 
 Government    July 1, 2014

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 2, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1514 E. Carson Street, Mario’s...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

High school friends drive cross country to raise stroke awareness

When Tom Ford and Ray Streib pulled into Pittsburgh in Tom's 1967 Dodge Polara a couple of weeks ago for their 40th high school reunion it was more than a cross country drive down Memory Lane, it was...

 
 Public Safety    July 1, 2014

Police seeking suspect in the robbery of Huntington Bank in Carrick on June 23

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Robbery Squad is releasing photographs of the black man who robbed the Huntington Bank at 1817 Brownsville Road in Carrick on Monday, June 23. The black man walked into...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

Community Cornfest lines up entertainment and ATV simulator

The annual Community Cornfest in Carrick’s Phillips Park will be on Saturday, Aug. 23, from noon to 6 p.m. with more than 50 venders. The Cornfest committee announced the finalization of the daylong entertainment. Traditionally beginning with the...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

Conservation Consultants named a top performer in the Pittsburgh Greenspace Workplace Challenge

Conservation Consultants, Inc. (CCI) has been named top performer in the Small Nonprofits Category of the Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge, a yearlong competition for organizations to track and measure performance in energy, water, waste and...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

Kindergarten Club

Parents of children eligible for kindergarten in Pittsburgh Public Schools the 2014-2015 school year are invited to participate in Ready Freddy Kindergarten Clubs. Ready Freddy, a transition program designed to ease the move into kindergarten,...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

Brookline Regional Catholic now as St. John Bosco Academy

Brookline Regional Catholic School has been re-structured as Saint John Bosco Academy. In addition to the current sponsoring parishes of Saint Pius, Resurrection and Our Lady of Loreto, five new parishes will join the restructured school. Those...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

St. Vincent students earn Dean's List

Five South Pittsburgh students were among the 576 students named to the Dean’s List of Saint Vincent College for the spring 2014 semester. In order to qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or...

 
 Public Safety    July 1, 2014

Police investigate weekend shootings

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is investigating whether two shootings in Carrick early Saturday morning are connected. Zone 3 police responded to the 1900 block of Brownsville Road at approximately 2:34 a.m. for a report of a man who had been shot....

 
 News    July 1, 2014

Neighborhood groups can apply for city's Love Your Block grant award

Applications are available for the city’s Fall 2014 Love Your Block grant award program. The block revitalization program gives organizations up to $1,000 in funds and donated supplies for a neighborhood block improvement project that mobilizes com...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

Mayor says 'enough' to concert clean up costs

“Enough is enough -- the continued trashing of our city has to stop. Pittsburgh is the cultural and economic engine for our entire tri-state region and hosting concerts is part that tradition. But there is no reason that large events like the one S...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

City wins grant at conference

At the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting in Dallas, the city of Pittsburgh won a $75,000 grant to support low and moderate income housing, and accolades for its work on climate protection. On Sunday, June 22, Pittsburgh joined three other...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

T-Mobile customers can now text to the county 911 system

T-Mobile customers in Allegheny County can now send a short message service (SMS) text message to 911 for emergency help when unable to make a 911 voice call. The service is available to any T-Mobile customer within range of an Allegheny County cell...