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Articles from the July 27, 2010 edition

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 Opinion    July 27, 2010

The importance of libraries

The library is more important than you. The library is more important than its librarians. The library is more important than the materials on its shelves, screens, and speakers. The library is more important than the buildings that house those...

 
 Government    July 27, 2010

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, July 28, at 1:00 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik's courtroom: • Vincent L Kuhn, 239 Kohlmeyers Lane, 19th Ward, Code 302.7 • John E. Norman Jr., 200 Boggs Avenue,...

 
 Government    July 27, 2010

Upcoming City of Pittsburgh 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 151/10 on...

 
 Real Estate    July 27, 2010

Real Estate Transactions for issue of 07-27-10

16th Ward Harriet Kress to Joseph Leo Kress at 1832 Arlington Ave. for $33,000. Estate of Clare Gabriel to Purvesh Sutaria at 2819 Cobden St. for $100,000. Jill Shaheen to Julie Scarpo at 3202 Jane St. for $179,900. Norma Seid to Begi LLC at...

 
 Meetings    July 27, 2010

Conversation continues on electronic signs

The conversation continues on electronic signs and billboards at the next community meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. in the first floor conference room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Illuminated...

 
 News    July 27, 2010

Madison Stepanovich earns 5th grade Presidential Award

Madison Kaylee Stepanovich of the South Hills received the Presidential Award for Educational Excellence at Fifth Grade Promotion at Pittsburgh Roosevelt K-5. The award is given to students who have maintained a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher...

 
 Meetings    July 27, 2010

Library meetings on Hilltop to talk about consolidation

There will be a series of community meetings on the Hilltop to discuss and gain input on the potential consolidation of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) Knoxville and Carrick branch libraries. The meetings will take place on Wednesday, Aug....

 
 News    July 27, 2010

Children's resource fair in SS

Allegheny County Department of Human Services and Allegheny County Juvenile Court welcome area families and individuals to attend the "Children's Services Resource Fair" on Fri., July 30 from noon until 5 p.m. in the Circuit Center and Ballroom of...

 
 News    July 27, 2010

NeighborWorks has help for foreclosures

Pittsburgh-area residents, who are scared, embarrassed or concerned about losing their homes, can call NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania for help. NeighborWorks provides a confidential and compassionate environment, realizing that being delinquent...

 
 News    July 27, 2010

Students earn SRU Dean's List

Slippery Rock University students from across Pennsylvania and the nation earned dean's list honors during spring semester 2010, which ended May 8. To qualify for the SRU dean's list, a student must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher on a...

 
 News    July 27, 2010

Wheatley Community Appreciation Day Sept. 11

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, is inviting organizations and vendors to participate in his eighth annual Community Appreciation Day on Saturday, Sept. 11. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and will be held at Kennard Field at Kirkpatrick and...

 
 News    July 27, 2010

Night Out plans in Arlington

The 16th Ward Arlington Block Watch will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 3, with a gathering of neighbors at the St. Clair AA/Senior Center, 2400 Elsie Street. Everyone is welcome to come out for the celebration from 6-8 p.m. Plans...

 
 News    July 27, 2010

Allentown to hold annual Night Out

The annual Allentown Community Development Corp. National Night Out celebration will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 East Warrington Avenue. The celebration will feature free food, music, a Chinese auction, a bake...

 
 News    July 27, 2010

My Brothers Keeper annual basketball game

The Seventh Annual My Brothers Keeper Cookout and Memorial Basketball Game is slated for Sat., July 31 beginning at noon in lower McKinley park. The day will feature live bands and a DJ, children's activities, blow-ups, pony rides, refreshments and...

 
 News    July 27, 2010

Summer food program at Armstrong

Citiparks' Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) serving healthy lunches and snacks to all children up to 18 years old, as well as mentally disabled individuals, is continuing at Armstrong Park, 12th Street in South Side. Lunch is served from 11 a.m....

 
 News    July 27, 2010

Helping out in the neighborhood

Catholic Heart Workcamp volunteers helped Doris Markowski (center) with painting and cleaning up around her Arlington home. The workers included (from left): Ryan Whecka, Pittsburgh; Theresa Page,...

 
 By Al Lowe    Front Page    July 27, 2010

Touch screen technology coming soon to a senior citizen center near you

New touch screen technology is coming soon to senior centers in Allentown, Mount Washington and on South Side. Information Age Technologies, Inc., of Mount Pleasant, plans to have the new equipment installed in several Allegheny County centers by the...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    July 27, 2010

Mt. Oliver council plans to monitor spending closely

Letters will be issued to all Mount Oliver Borough department heads, including public works, police, and engineering, telling them to watch their budgets. The vote to send the letters was 5-0 at the 45-minute July 19 council meeting, with members...

 
 Front Page    July 27, 2010

Crusin' on the Hilltop

The Second Annual Crusin' on the Hilltop along Brownsville Road in Mount Oliver was a success with hot weather, classic cars and family friendly activities....