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Articles from the July 14, 2015 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 14, 2015

Residents learn what it takes to get the next South Side RPPP zone

In the continuing discussion of permit parking in South Side, City of Pittsburgh neighborhood planner Ashley Holloway called a meeting at the Market House for residents to learn more about the city’s Residential Permit Parking Program (RPPP)....

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    July 14, 2015

South Sider reflects on life, community

 South Side residents were considered "second-class citizens" when Virginia Carik moved into the neighborhood 47 years ago, she says. This was where the mill workers lived. "In other words, we weren'...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 14, 2015

Rudiak calls experts together to learn about heroin epidemic

In mid-April of this year, 10 Pittsburgh residents, including several in South Pittsburgh, overdosed on a single batch of heroin. In an effort to address the root causes of addiction and learn more about the problem as a public health issue Councilwo...

 
 Real Estate    July 14, 2015

Real Estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward David Palaski to Mark Lisivick at 2419 Jane St. for $205,000. Richard Pasquintonio to Stephen McNally at 28 Kosciusko Way for $72,000. Florence Kwiatkowski to Anna Grace Holdings LLC at 2513 Leticoe St. for $60,000. Estate of Mary Kuchta...

 
 Government    July 14, 2015

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, July 16, at 9:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Thomas Sapolio, 418 Fisher Street, 16th Ward, Code 307.1. • 15th and Sarah Associates LLC, 109 S...

 
 Government    July 14, 2015

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 202/15 on Thursd...

 
 Opinion    July 14, 2015

Now a giant garage sale

The first annual South Side Food, Art & Sidewalk Festival was organized to cast a positive light on East Carson Street. Let’s follow that family friendly event with a bigger one. How about a first annual South Side’s Great Garage Sale. Yes, for...

 
 News    July 14, 2015

Carrick Mulch Party on July 21

Join the Carrick Tree Tenders and Tree Pittsburgh as they care for newly planted trees along Brownsville Road in Carrick on Tuesday, July 21 at 6 p.m. Activities will include weeding, mulching, adjusting stakes, getting to know neighbors and fellow...

 
 News    July 14, 2015

Open in Allentown feature Alla Famiglia tacos

Open in Allentown, Part Deux, will feature tacos by Chef Jonathan Vlasic from Alla Famiglia and a cash bar by Bar Marco in an available commercial storefront in Allentown on Wednesday, July 22. The event begins at 5 p.m. in the former Michelle’s...

 
 News    July 14, 2015

Music, food and art on East Carson Street

The first South Side Food, Art & Sidewalk Festival was a success with beautiful weather and crowds throughout South Side.Organized by the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association and the South...

 
 News    July 14, 2015

Learn to become a better speaker

The Carrick Toastmasters Club will be meeting on July 18 at 10:15 a.m. until at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh—Carrick, 1811 Brownsville Rd. Zenia Ayrton will be giving a short presentation on “Becoming the Speaker You Aspire To Be.” Her...

 
 Meetings    July 14, 2015

Mt. Washington community forum Thursday, July 16

The next Mount Washington Community Development Corporation monthly Community Forum will be held this Thursday, July 16 at 7 p.m. at the Mount Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. There will be an update of the Grandview Avenue project, a...

 
 Public Safety    July 14, 2015

Police looking for suspect who shot man in Carrick

Zone 3 police and paramedics responded to a call for a male shot in the 1100 block of Amanda Street in Carrick At approximately 11:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. Upon arrival, they found a 22-year-old man lying in the street. He had been shot three...

 
 Meetings    July 14, 2015

Lower Beltzhoover block watch meets on Wednesday, July 29

The Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch will be meeting on Wednesday, July 29 at 29 Sylvania Ave in the Community Room at 6 p.m. The meeting is not limited to lower Beltzhoover but for everyone. The agenda includes subjects affecting all residents....

 
 News    July 14, 2015

Donate used electronics to Goodwill on July 18

Area residents who are doing summer cleaning and looking for a place to dispose of their used computer and other electronic devices are encouraged to donate their outdated equipment to Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania during its Lawrenceville...

 
 News    July 14, 2015

County minutes books taken to History Center

Allegheny County has formally transferred its minutes books covering the years of 1868-1999 to the Thomas & Katherine Detre Library & Archives at the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center. An ordinance, approved by County Council...

 
 News    July 14, 2015

July 18 is a Sweet Saturday in Mount Oliver

Sweet Saturday, a delicious opportunity to pick up fresh baked cupcakes, breads, cookies and more is happening this Saturday, July 18 in Mount Oliver. The sale features bakers offering their goods at...