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Articles from the July 2, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    July 2, 2013

Community Council elects board members, amends its by-laws

Annual board elections held during the June 24 open meeting of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) resulted in the election to two-year terms of three incumbents and four newcomers. The incumbents are: Mike Clark, Mike McCullough, and Nicole Lock...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    July 2, 2013

Beltzhoover Civic continues work to renovate Venson Park

Calling all Beltzhoover area historians and enthusiasts—your neighborhood needs your help! The Beltzhoover Civic Association (BCA) recently received $16,000 in competitive, reinvestment grants for the professional redesign of Louis A. Venson...

 
 Government    July 2, 2013

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 143/13 on...

 
 Real Estate    July 2, 2013

Real estate transactions for issue of 7/2/13

16th Ward Russell Mary to Cameron and Mary Ellen Mock at 318 Clover St. for $36,000. Milan Stanojevic to Steel River Properties LLC at Jane St. for $52,500. JMG 2511 Larkins LLC to John Preffer at 2511 Larkins Way for $172,000. 17th Ward Dorothy...

 
 News    July 2, 2013

Fresh Friday distribution July 12

Area residents may qualify for free produce to be distributed on the Hilltop. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh produce from 4:3...

 
 News    July 2, 2013

Higher income limits set for county WIC program

Higher income limits have gone into effect for Allegheny County Health Department’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program. The income limits, based on family size, will increase by 1.9 percent to 2.8 percent and allow more...

 
 News    July 2, 2013

Dig Into Reading, more at the Allentown Pop-up

Dig Into Reading with the Allentown Pop-up Library Summer Reading Club and more. It’s not too late to join this opportunity to read some wonderful books and to be entered into a drawing for an Amazon Kindle Fire. Stop in at the Pop-up in Allentown...

 
 News    July 2, 2013

Carrick Library schedules programs for this summer

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Carrick at 1811 Brownsville Road is planning a full schedule of summer family fun activities. Library programs in July and August include: Pre-K Programs: Storytime: Come in on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for stories,...

 
 News    July 2, 2013

South Sider from Elderberry Junction wins trip to Washington

Older adults with intellectual disabilities enjoy a variety of daily activities in Goodwill’s Elderberry Junction program, and one participant recently won a trip to Washington D.C. for an artwork she created there. Several months ago, Michele...

 
 News    July 2, 2013

South Side attorney tops in Pennsylvania

A South Side resident is one of ten attorneys at Pittsburgh law firm Meyer, Unkovic & Scott named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list of the top attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2013. Ronald L. Hicks, Jr. is a member of the firm’s Management...

 
 News    July 2, 2013

Community groups urged to host National Night Out events on Aug. 6

Pittsburgh residents and neighborhood groups are being encouraged to participate in this year’s National Night Out (NNO) celebration, to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6. National Night Out is an opportunity for Pittsburgh residents, businesses and...

 
 Kids    July 2, 2013

Co-Creators Vacation Bible School July 8-12

All children and youth ages 4 – 16 years old are welcome to join the Co-Creators Summer Week Vacation Bible School at the South Side Presbyterian Church July 8 - 12, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening Monday through Friday. They will explore the...

 
 Kids    July 2, 2013

Kingdom Rock kids' event in August at Hot Metal Bridge

Kingdom Rock, a summer kids’ event, will be hosted at Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community from Monday to Friday, August 12-16, from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Kingdom Rock is open to kids who are five years old through fifth grade and there is no cost...

 
 News    July 2, 2013

American Eagle pitches in at Emmaus House

On June 4, the South Side-based Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh hosted 19 volunteers from American Eagle Outfitters as part of the first ever AEO Better World Community Day. Corporate American Eagle...

 
 School News    July 2, 2013

Gordon J. Ruffin

Army Pfc. Gordon J. Ruffin has graduated from the Chaplain Assistant Advanced Individual Training course at the Chaplain School, Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. The course emphasized religious support, development of interpersonal skills, and unit...

 
 Public Safety    July 2, 2013

Steeler stabbing suspect, girlfriend returned to city to face trial in attack

Jerrell Whitlock, 26, accused of stabbing Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Adams on June 1 on South Side was returned to Pittsburgh on Friday, June 28, by Allegheny County sheriff’s deputies pursuant to an...

 
 Service News    July 2, 2013

Search underway to find former USS Interpid crew memers for event

August 16, 2013 will mark the 70th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the U.S.S. Intrepid (CVS-11), the World War II-era Essex class aircraft carrier that is now home to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. To mark the occasion,...

 
 Entertainment    July 2, 2013

Carrie Furnaces subject of Silver Eye Center call for submissions

Silver Eye Center for Photography announces a call for entries for contemporary photographs taken at the Carrie Furnaces in Rankin. Selected works will be displayed at Silver Eye Center for Photography, at 1015 East Carson Street in South Side, from...

 
 Health    July 2, 2013

Keep it safe on July 4th with these cookout food safety tips

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering food safety tips for July 4th holiday cookouts and picnics. The key to preventing food poisoning is good personal hygiene, along with temperature control and adequate cooking of potentially hazardous...