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Articles from the July 15, 2008 edition

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 Government    July 15, 2008

This week in South Pgh. area Housing Courts

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Tuesday, July 15 in District Magisterial Judge Richard King's courtroom at 9:45 a.m.: James O. Hawk, 920 Manton, 18th Ward, Continued, Code 302.4 The following cases are scheduled for Wednesday, July...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

Birmingham AARP meets July 23

Birmingham AARP #2757 will meet on Wednesday, July 23 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue at 12:30 p.m. Two banjo players will present the Mister Banjo Old Time Show. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served for a donation....

 
 Health    July 15, 2008

Eleven-year-old ‘taking a stand' against SIDS

 Eleven-year-old Jessica Olkosky has been waiting for months for one very special day to arrive.  It is the day she has chosen to take a stand against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).  A Sunkist lemonade stand that is!  On Saturday, July 26,...

 
 Kids    July 15, 2008

From Globe to Glory Vacation Bible School

The Stewart Avenue Lutheran Church will offer a Vacation Bible School, “From Globe to Glory,” July 21-25 from 6-9 p.m. each evening for children two-years-old through grade 6. There will be Bible stories, crafts, singing, skits, games, fun and...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

PA Supreme Court changes rules to require notification

Parents must be notified when their child is directed to appear for a court proceeding under a new order issued by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. The new standard for parents, guardians and legal custodians is part of a series of related changes...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

Pittsburgh schools receive Smaller Learning Communities Grant

Pittsburgh Public Schools is one of 43 school districts across the country to receive funding through the Department of Education's 2008 Smaller Learning Communities (SLC) Grant Awards. The district will receive more than $600,000 for the next three...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

County begins videoconferencing for Children's Court

Allegheny County has launched a videoconferencing pilot program for proceedings in Children's Court. The videoconferencing technology was secured through a unique public-private partnership among Child Watch of Pittsburgh, the Allegheny County...

 
 Meetings    July 15, 2008

St. Clair AA/Seniors meet July 23

St. Clair AA/Seniors will have their next meeting on Wednesday, July 23 at 7 p.m. They meet at  St. Clair AA Hall,  2400 Elsie St.  Everyone is welcome to attend....

 
 News    July 15, 2008

Things are looking up in Beltzhoover

The climbing wall was a big hit at Beltzhoover Community Days in Upper McKinley Park. The annual festival celebrating the neighborhood featured food, live music, crafts and more. The celebration is...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

Student exchange group seeks homes to host foreign students

The AFS Intercultural Programs is seeking families to host high school exchange students in local homes for an academic year or six months. Students come from over 40 countries and represent diverse backgrounds. There is also an opportunity to host...

 
 Health    July 15, 2008

Meet the Doctor providing info on leukemia, lymmphoma

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is presenting a free cancer education program, Meet the Doctor, that offers up-to-date disease and treatment information and management strategies for individuals and family members facing the challenges of a blood...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

County will build new sports, athletic complex

Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato announced the Sports Legacy Foundation will donate 78 acres of land in Coraopolis, Moon Twp. and Robinson Twp. to the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County. The property will be developed into a sports...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

A tall job

Workmen have been painting the Mount Oliver Clocktower at the intersection of Brownsville Road and Hays Avenue. The Mount Oliver Area Chamber of Commerce received a grant facilitated through State...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

Help to staying healthy and active with program at the Carrick Library

Come to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick on Saturday, July 19, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. for a free program on staying healthy and active as we age. This interactive program will help answer questions about healthy living and aging. ...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

Blood drive at Stewart Avenue Church

The South Hills Lutheran Cooperative Ministries will hold a Summer Blood Drive at the Stewart Avenue Lutheran Church, 2810 Brownsville Road on Sunday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Donna Kohley at 412-881-0171 to schedule an appointment. Donors...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

Mural kick-off in South Side

There will be a Sprout Fund Mural Kick-Off Celebration for the newest South Side mural on Tuesday, July 22, 5:30 p.m. at the parking lot at 18th and Carson streets. Artist Carolyn Kelly will be there to display and discuss her concept for the mural....

 
 News    July 15, 2008

Unity Day festival Saturday

The Second Annual Hilltop Unity Festival is begin held on Saturday, July 19, from 3–5 p.m. in Transverse Park just before Mt. Oliver Community Days. In addition to games, activities and refreshments there will be demonstrations of police, fire and...

 
 News    July 15, 2008

MOFD trains to save house pets

Recently, members of the Mount Oliver Fire Department (MOFD) attended a first aid class. This was not a normal first aid class, the patients that they were training on were house pets. The class was...