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Articles from the July 31, 2012 edition

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 Public Safety    July 31, 2012

Assault suspect caught in Carrick

A 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a Carrick Cemetery last week. At approximately 10 p.m. on Monday, July 23, the girl reported she was walking in the 600 block of Brownsville Road when she...

 
 Kids    July 31, 2012

Bible program starting for all Hilltop kids

Santa Maria Magdalena is offering a Wednesday Night Program during August, for all children in the Hilltop. Starting August 1 at the church, 185 Knox Ave, Pgh 15210, the program will consist of Christian Bible study, storytelling, games and anacks....

 
 Government    July 31, 2012

Upcoming 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 161/12 on Thursday...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    July 31, 2012

First Planning Forum meeting without the SSLDC in decades

A brief meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on July 24 nevertheless addressed a variety of topics ranging from the neighborhood plan revision to clarification of the forum's voting structure to Christmas in July. It began with Peter...

 
 Front Page    July 31, 2012

Finishing touches

City Public Works workers put the finishing touches on the South Pittsburgh Off-Leash Exercise Area in South Side Riverfront Park. The dog park will officially open with a ribbon cutting ceremony on...

 
 News    July 31, 2012

HDPC looks at impact on children of having a parent incarcerated

Lawmakers on the House Democratic Policy Committee heard from researchers, corrections officials, and child advocates at a public hearing at the University of Pittsburgh last week regarding the effects a parent's incarceration can have on a child,...

 
 Meetings    July 31, 2012

Rep. Wheatley plans town meetings for Hilltop

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, will hold a series of town meetings in August to hear from residents of the 19th Legislative District. All meetings will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Town meetings in the South Pittsburgh area include: • Allentown: Monday,...

 
 News    July 31, 2012

St. Peter's VBS starts August 6

Vacation Bible School will be held from August 6-10 from 9 a.m. until noon at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Brentwood. This year campers will be visiting "SonRise" National Park. All welcome. For more information call 412-884-5225. The Annual...

 
 Real Estate    July 31, 2012

Real Estate Transactions for issue of 07-31-12

16th Ward JLB Development Group LLC to Nicholas John Casale at 2347 Holt St. for $313,465. Harold Hower to Mary Ellen Barringer at 2209 Jane St. for $282,500. Jan Michaels to Bink Properties LLC at 3212 Jane St. for $78,000. 17th Ward Tiffany Becinsk...

 
 News    July 31, 2012

Sabers' to host program on prevention of concussions

The Sabers are hosting Dr. R.J. Elbin, Ph.D. post-doctoral research fellow UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Pittsburgh on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. at Quarry Field for a presentation on the...

 
 News    July 31, 2012

ACCESS service cuts temporarily avoided until next year

The devastating cuts facing ACCESS riders will not occur in September, thanks to a special funding arrangement made possible by PennDOT and two federal programs that benefit transit riders with disabilities. The Port Authority Board of Directors...

 
 Government    July 31, 2012

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Bernard L. Jr. and Jodi L.Maxwell, 122 Camfield Street, 18th Ward, Code 922.02A, 110.1. • Richard...

 
 Kids    July 31, 2012

Library programs in Carrick

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick will have fun activities for kids continuing in August. Storytime! Thursdays will continue at 11:30 a.m. until August 9 for stories, rhymes, songs, and other fun activities to nurture early literacy skills...

 
 News    July 31, 2012

Night Out celebration in Allentown

Allentown CDC will be celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7, with a neighborhood gathering at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. The celebration will feature free food, music, a Chinese auction, a bake sale and family...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    July 31, 2012

Project aims for wow factor in lighting the 18th Street steps to the S.S. Slopes

There is a simple way to gauge the effectiveness of the pending new lighting of the 18th Street steps, architect Peter Kreuthmeier said. "If we did it right, people will slow down and take notice of it," he said. The year-long project is expected to...