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Articles from the July 12, 2016 edition

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 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    July 12, 2016

'Ambassadors' reclaiming vacant property in the Hilltop

Transforming residents into leaders and vacant lots into green space is the focal point of a local nonprofit that is looking to "reclaim" vacant property through the renewal of a successful community...

 
 Front Page    July 12, 2016

State grant will upgrade sidewalks on Brownsville Road in Mt. Oliver Boro

Mt. Oliver Borough officials have announced the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has voted to award the borough $125,000 through the Multimodal Transportation Fund for upgrades to the sidewalks on Brownsville Road. The officials acknowledged...

 
 Front Page    July 12, 2016

Pittsburgh closes on property in Hays for largest city park

The gift of 660 acres of parkland to the City by Pittsburgh Development Group II has been finalized, enabling the creation of the largest park in Pittsburgh.  A month ago the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh authorized payment of $5...

 
 Government    July 12, 2016

This week's City of Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Tuesday, July 12, at 1:00 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik’s courtroom: • JoAnna Waldsmith, 464 William Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 105.1, 109.1. The following Housing...

 
 Government    July 12, 2016

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 190/16 on...

 
 Real Estate    July 12, 2016

Real estate transfers by RealStats

16th Ward Emily Dentel Regrut to Nayel Khan et al. and Abdul Khan at 2323 Eccles St. for $157,000. Leroy Mellix Jr. to Robert Swope at 317 Felmeth St. for $10,000. Atallah Khalil to Marc Caputo at 2821 Jane St. for $107,150. Atallah Khalil to Marc...

 
 Meetings    July 12, 2016

Beltzhoover block watch meets July 27

The monthly meeting of the Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch will be held on Wednesday, July 27 at 29 Sylvania Ave in the Community Room at 6 p.m. The meeting is not limited to lower Beltzhoover residents and is open to everyone. The agenda includes...

 
 News    July 12, 2016

State approves grant for S.S. greenway project

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, today announced the approval of a state grant for a South Side project. Mr. Readshaw said the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved $73,500 in Greenways, Trails and Recreation funding for the Western...

 
 News    July 12, 2016

Free dinner on Hilltop

A free Sunday Dinner for all Hilltop residents will be held on Sunday, July 17 beginning at 4p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. This month’s dinner is hosted by the Beltzhoover Civic Association and the St....

 
 News    July 12, 2016

Join in for Carrick's Mulch party

Volunteers are needed to join their neighbors and the Carrick Tree Tenders for a Mulch party on Tuesday, July 19 from 6-8 p.m. Tree tenders and volunteers will meet at the Dairy District, corner of Brownsville Road and E. Meyers streets. They will...

 
 News    July 12, 2016

South Side attorney named 'Super Lawyer'

Super Lawyers has named a South Side attorney to the 2016 list of top attorneys in Pennsylvania.  The Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list included Ronald L. Hicks, Jr. (Business Litigation). Mr....

 
 News    July 12, 2016

Last Hump of the Month Carrick clean-up July 27

The Last Hump of the Month Litter Clean-up will take place in Carrick on Wednesday, July 27 from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers are asked to meet behind the Carrick Shopping Center, behind Dunkin Donuts and the RiteAid. Bags and gloves will be provided. Those...

 
 Health    July 12, 2016

Limits increased for WIC program

Income limits for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program have increased. The new 2016-17 income limits for eligibility start with an annual gross income of $21,978 for a family of one; $29,637 for two; $37,296...

 
 News    July 12, 2016

Smartphone app, CPR training, AED registration ordinance

Councilman Dan Gilman, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and Mayor William Peduto, along with other partners, have announced a three-pronged plan to improve public safety services and enable residents to take action while awaiting response...

 
 News    July 12, 2016

County joins nationwide justice initiative

Allegheny County is one of 67 city, county and state governments which have joined a new White House initiative to use proven, data-driven strategies to safely reduce incarceration. The bipartisan effort is intended to also help stabilize...

 
 News    July 12, 2016

Pgh. Diocese to begin new Deacon Formation Program

The Diocese of Pittsburgh is initiating the nomination and application process for admitting a new class of interested and qualified Catholic men into the Deacon Formation Program, according to an announcement by Bishop David A. Zubik. In addition,...

 
 Public Safety    July 12, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts July 6-July 12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 6, 2016 thru July 12, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft by deception – 100 blk. Ruth St. – 7/5 between 9:00 AM and 7:30 PM – Victim states she...