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Articles from the July 26, 2005 edition

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 Government    July 26, 2005

Two local hearing of interest at this week's Pgh. Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled two public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, July 28 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Carrick AARP meeting will have bingo after tea

Birmingham AARP #2757 will have their monthly meeting Wednesday, July 27 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue at 12:30 p.m. After the meeting there will be bingo. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served for a donation. Visitors...

 
 Obituaries    July 26, 2005

Morse Code operator during WWII

Philomena Rose (Pisacreta) Jones of Mount Washington, a self-taught Morse Code operator during WWII who also worked as a telegraph operator and translated Morse Code for play-by-play broadcasts of Bob Prince, died on July 19 at the Altoona Center...

 
 Government    July 26, 2005

City council hearing concerns zoning for Mount housing

An ordinance has been introduced in City Council amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article III, Chapter 902, Section 902.03.A, for property bounded by Eureka Street, Harwood Street, Secane Avenue and Ruth Street. The proposal is to...

 
 Health    July 26, 2005

SmartHealth outpatient center moves

Mercy's SmartHealth Green Tree Outpatient Center has moved to a new, more spacious location.  The center, which opened five years ago this August at its former address, 100 Fleet St., has moved across the Parkway West to the former Highmark...

 
 Meetings    July 26, 2005

A+ Schools planning to meet on the South Side

A+ Schools will host a community meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to discuss factors and values such as student achievement, safety, cost, diversity and convenience that should go into policy making decisions in configuring school...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Life-size game of Candy Land will top off summer reading club

The South Side Branch of Carnegie Library will mark the conclusion of their Summer Reading Club with a party featuring a life-size game of Candy Land on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the library, 2205 E. Carson Street. Children who participated...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

South Side resident earns honors

South Side resident Catherine B. Heryford earned Indiana University Founders Day academic honors for the spring semester. A 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale must be obtained for a student to qualify for the honor....

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Carrick MVP

Team Coach Mark Manko Sr. with his son Mark, game MVP....

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Carrick All Star Team

Carrick Community Athletic Association 10 year olds All Star team took second place in the highly competitive Greentree Tournament, defeating Northgate, Greentree and Sheridan before losing in a...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Go to the zoo, aviary, CLO with a single ticket package

Three of Pittsburgh's favorite organizations are joining forces to bring families the unique opportunity to “talk to the animals” this summer through a fun and affordable family adventure. For one low price of $20 per adult or child, each...

 
 Front Page    July 26, 2005

Borough business owner concerned about what's happening on the ‘front porch'

Brownsville Road business owner Rosemary Geyer came to the Mount Oliver Borough Council last week to both praise the job the borough's police force is doing and to ask them to be a little more vigilant in keeping the corridor clear. She commented abo...

 
 Front Page    July 26, 2005

Fun at the Festival

Brandi McCray takes two-year-old Tarajai Arrington for a “spin” in the Fun House at the Mount Oliver Community Days festial. Additional photos in South Pittsburgh People....

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    July 26, 2005

Planning forum learns more about expansion of UPMC South Side

Changes at UPMC South Side were briefly detailed by hospital President Nancy Magee at last week's combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. On June 15, two units moved from the former UPMC Rehabilitation Hospital in Squirrel...

 
 Front Page    July 26, 2005

Eagle Scout Honored

Mount Oliver Councilwoman Jean Miller congratulates Donald Eiben on making Eagle Scout. The local scout was honored for earning the designation at a ceremony at the monthly meeting of the borough...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Regular Joes will be in Knoxville

The Upper Knoxville Block Watch will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2 with a “Take the Bite Out of Crime” pep rally. There will also be a concert performance by the Regular Joes band. Events will be from 7-9 p.m. in the parking...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

National Night Out celebration will feature fun in Allentown

Allentown will have its first National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot of the Hilltop United Methodist Church, 633 E. Warrington Avenue, Allentown. Organizers of the event are planning an evening of...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Takin' a ride at community days

Zavier Brandt, 2, found it a pleasant night to take a spin in the Jalopies at the annual festival....

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Goin' Fishing

Alexis Decker, 3, could be preparing for the Bassmaster Classic while trying her luck at the Fish Pond....

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Goin' for a spin

Andrew Sulinski (left) and John Micklo get scrambled on the Scrambler at the Mount Oliver Community Days....

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Ladies luncheon in Mt. Oliver Aug. 3

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Mount Oliver Fire Department will hold their next monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at noon in the fire hall, 120 Brownsville Road. Donation is $6 per person and tickets are available at the door. Everyone is...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Run for Roch, pasta dinner will benefit scholarship fund

The first annual Run for Roch 5K Race/1 Mile Walk will be held on Saturday, July 30 at 8:45 a.m. starting on Grandview Avenue in Mount Washington. The race, named in memory of Roch P. Furguiele, will raise funds for a scholarship to Slippery Rock...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Library getting Medieval with programing

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Lovers of stories, computer games, and crafts! Sign up for the Knoxville library's Medieval cybercamp, and ye can try thy mettle ‘gainst all three! Registration required. The program will take place Wednesdays, July 13, 20, and...

 
 News    July 26, 2005

Polish Day at Kennywood Park coming soon

Mark your calendars, call the family, buy your tickets and pack the picnic basket: The 74th annual Polish Day celebration will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Kennywood Park. The day will feature a Polish Kitchen, which opens at noon. Park goers...

 

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