Articles from the July 22, 2008 edition

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CitiParks' Roving Art Cart coming

Citiparks' Roving Art Cart will be visiting South Pittsburgh this summer, giving local children an opportunity to paint, sculpt, or create objects with paper and more on the following dates from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: July 30 – Arlington Community...

 

Diabetes program coming to free health expo on August 23

An out-of-the-box program that combines beauty demos, style advice, music and games with diabetes education for women, will be coming to Pittsburgh on Saturday Aug. 23. DIVABETIC™ is the brainchild and the passion of Max Szadek, the former...

 

PA Supreme Court improves court security

While being transported to or from court proceedings, criminal defendants can be combative and occasionally make desperate attempts to flee, jeopardizing the safety of law enforcement officers, judges, court staff and the public. To avoid such...

 

St. Joseph H.S. classes of 68-73 holding reunion

Anyone who attended Saint Joseph High School (Mount Oliver) between 1968 and 1973 is invited to join classmates at a reunion on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6-11 p.m. at the Bradley House of Catering. Call Debbie (Thornton) Willig at 412-892-8577 for more...

 

Local bell ringers headed to Handbell Symposium in FL

The South Hills Ringers was selected to participate at the 13th International Handbell Symposium in Orlando, FL. The biennial event brings together more than 800 handbell ringers from 10 countries. The symposium will take place August 4-8 at Orlando'...

 

Ricciardi guest speaker at Chamber

The next meeting of the South Side Chamber of Commerce will be at noon on Thursday, July 31 at Folino's Ristorante, 1721 East Carson Street. The guest speaker is Magisterial District Judge Gene Ricciardi. RSVP to Christen Sauer at...

 

Public hearing set for CYF Needs-Based Plan

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) and Juvenile Court will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 28 at 1 p.m. in the Gold Room, Fourth Floor, County Courthouse, Grant Street. The purpose of the public hearing is to obtain comment...

 

Free blood pressure check at the Carrick Branch Library

Do you know your blood pressure? There will be a free blood pressure screening at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick on Tuesday, July 29 from 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. Blood pressure will be taken by a local nurse. For more information call the...

 

RIC's plans first ever Employer Appreciation Night at WYEP

For the sixth consecutive year Coro Center for Civic Leadership's Regional Internship Center (RIC) will host the Interns Summer Program in an effort to attract and retain young creative talent in the Pittsburgh region. This year's Summer Program feat...

 

City Council comes to District 4

Pittsburgh City Council in Our Neighborhoods, the traveling meetings of Pittsburgh City Council, will make one more stop in South Pittsburgh when the District 4 meeting takes place on Thursday, July 31. The meeting will be at Brashear High School,...

 

Explore PA looking for real people to tour Pittsburgh area

The travel series Explore PA, which is produced by WITF-TV in Harrisburg and shown on Pennsylvania Public Television Network (PPTN) stations state-wide, is immediately seeking families and couples with diverse backgrounds and lifestyles, to star in a...

 

Lifetime Service Award winner

Marian D. Johnson, left, is presented with the McKinley Park Elder-ado Center's Fifth Annual Lifetime Service Award at the Annual Volunteer Program on June 27. Presenting the award is Dorine...

 

Rummage ‘give' planned for August 9 in S.S.

Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community will host a “Rummage Give” – just like a Rummages Sale but everything is free – on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2700 Jane Street, South Side. Bring unwanted household items to donate or just...

 

Allentown CDC meets on July 31

Breen Masciotra will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Allentown Community Development Corp. on Thursday, July 31, 7 p.m. in the basement of the Saint John Vianney Parish Center, 823 Climax Avenue. Ms. Masciotra will be discussing...

 

Still time to sign up for Tree Tender Course

Friends of the Pittsburgh Urban Forest is offering a Tree Tender Course in Carrick on three evenings: July 29, August 5 and August 12. The course will cover a variety of topics: the care of young trees in the area so that they survive to grow into...

 

Happy Birthday

Peter Momchilovich, of South Side Slopes, celebrated his 100th birthday on July 15 at UPMC South Side. Celebrating with Mr. Momchilovich (center) are Susan Woods and Dr. Jalit Tuch...

 

Police recruiting community members for ‘academy'

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police twice a year sponsors an opportunity for community members to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau. The Pittsburgh Citizen's Police Academy (CPA) brings the police and the...

 

Sholdering a heavy load

Another Mount Oliver firefighter, Roy Grimm, lifts another hose as part of the competition....

 

A friendly competition

Mount Oliver firefighter Elijah Upshur unrolls a hose in the firefighter competition as part of the Mount Oliver Community Days celebration. Teams from area fire companies participated in the...

 

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