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Articles from the July 23, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    July 23, 2013

Mine subsidence discussion delays borough council

Before the July 15 meeting of Mount Oliver council began, the focus before a packed chambers was on 12 houses on Frederick St. that slid from their foundations days earlier due to an abandoned underground coal mine. Borough ordinance officer Steve Wi...

 
 Front Page    July 23, 2013

Spray park will open in August

City officials and neighborhood leaders gathered at the Warrington Recreation Center for a ceremonial ground breaking for Pittsburgh’s fifth and largest spray park. The former Warrington swimming...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    July 23, 2013

Gun legislation topic at Zone 3 meeting

Discussion at the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on July 17 centered on proposed gun legislation and the South Side saturation pilot program. The meeting began with the reminder August 6 is National Night Out. Crime prevention Officer...

 
 Real Estate    July 23, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 7/23/13

16th Ward Schnika Pamplin to Home Finders Inc. at 437 Ormsby Ave. for $17,500. Nicholas Giordano to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. at 113 Rinne St. for $1,750 by sheriff’s deed. 17th Ward Timothy Husni to 1819 East Carson LLC at 1819 E. Carson...

 
 Government    July 23, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, July 25, at 10:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Cornelia and Paul Adam Plutnicki Jr., 2308 Eccles Street, 16th Ward, Code 302.8. • Dawn M. and...

 
 News    July 23, 2013

Elder-ado centers merger with LifeSpan complete on July 1

Elder-ado, Inc. has merged senior center services with LifeSpan, Inc. beginning July 1. New initiatives placed by the Commonwealth of PA Department on Aging as well as new scopes of services and the funding mechanism of the Allegheny County Area...

 
 News    July 23, 2013

Community Cornfest coming up in Phillips Park August 17

The annual Community Cornfest will be held under the great oak trees at Carrick’s Phillips Park on Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 6 pm. Friends and neighbors will join in for a day of musical...

 
 News    July 23, 2013

Home Delivered Meals now coming out of Knoxville Elder-ado Center

Beginning July 1, LifeSpan, Inc. – Resources and Services for Seniors began delivering Home Delivered Meals out of the Knoxville Elder-ado. The recent withdrawal of a large home delivered meal provider presented LifeSpan with a challenge to serve...

 
 News    July 23, 2013

Kids can get free backpacks and haircuts at back-to-school event

On Saturday, Aug. 17, The Salvation Army Pittsburgh Temple Corps Worship and Service Center will be hosting a special event at its 1060 McNeilly Road facility. Registered children will receive free like-new backpacks filled with school supplies and...

 
 News    July 23, 2013

Summer activites continuing at the Carrick branch library

Join the annual Summer Reading program at the Carrick Branch Library, featuring books, prizes and weekly activities for kids of all ages. From babies and toddlers to tweens and teens, there’s tons of free fun for everyone at the library this summer...

 
 News    July 23, 2013

Learn to make herbal scrubs at the Pop-up

Learn to Make Herbal Sugar Scrubs & Dead Sea Salts at the Allentown Pop-up Library on Monday, July 29 - 5:30 – 7 p.m., presenter is Cynthia Hill of Third Day Soaps. In this hands-on workshop students will learn to make herbal sugar scrubs and Dead...

 
 Kids    July 23, 2013

Hilltop Football registration at Transverse Park in Mt. O.

Registration will continue for the Hilltop Football League through August 10, Monday through Friday from 5 - 7:30 p.m. at Transverse Park. The age group for boys is 5 - 14 years of age. They must bring a birth certificate and a registration fee of...

 
 News    July 23, 2013

Sign up for Fall Redd Up

Neighborhoods, groups and communities are asked to mark their calendars and sign up now for the area-wide Fall Redd Up Weekend on or about October 25, 26 and 27. Projects could include picking up litter, cleaning up vacant lots, parks and ball...

 
 Health    July 23, 2013

Health, Wellness Weekend

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will host a Health and Wellness Weekend Sept. 13-15, with an array of interactive events designed to increase health awareness and motivate participants to live an active, sustainable and healthier lifestyle....

 
 News    July 23, 2013

Ride to Gettysburg will benefit monument on Big Round Top

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, announced the upcoming motorcycle Ride to Gettysburg will benefit, in part, a specific Pennsylvania monument on the Gettysburg Battlefield. The funds raised from the annual ride generally go into the...

 
 News    July 23, 2013

Job Corps program starting

For eligible young people, ages 16 to 24, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program provides a free education and training program that helps them learn a career, earn a high school diploma or equivalent credential and find and keep a good...