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Articles from the August 2, 2016 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 2, 2016

Neighborhood Plan update presented to S.S. Planning Forum

The inclusion of the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSB&RA) as an organizational member of the South Side Planning Forum is “strongly” recommended in the draft “South Side Neighborhood Plan, Ninth Update.” The document was present...

 
 Front Page    August 2, 2016

Survey still open for area residents t provide input into South Side Park uses

Friends of the South Side Park (FSSP) is still accepting community input into the use of South Side Park. “Many people use and love South Side Park for many different reasons. We want to hear from each of those people, and from those who could use...

 
 Government    August 2, 2016

City of Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, August 11, at 1:30 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge Richard King’s courtroom: • Jebun Neher, 401 Allen Street, 18th Ward, Code 307.1. • Fay Terry Lachoynne, 139 Haberman Avenue,...

 
 Government    August 2, 2016

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1021 E. Carson Street, Morgan Family...

 
 Government    August 2, 2016

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 284/16 on...

 
 Real Estate    August 2, 2016

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Pierino Delli Bovi Jr. to Neely Nelson and Daniel Wade at 109 S. 22nd St. for $239,500. 17th Ward Keith Fryer to David Knaus at 1730 Merriman Court for $3,835,000. Henry Wells to Kyle Pelz at 98 Pius St. for $267,000. 18th Ward Joseph...

 
 News    August 2, 2016

Shiloh St. entrance construction may disrupt traffic

The intersection of Shiloh Street and Grandview Avenue will be experiencing construction during the month of August. The MWCDC is in the process of building a gateway, arched structure that reads...

 
 News    August 2, 2016

MWCDC looking for a few good board members

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) is accepting applications for nomination to its board of directors. The MWCDC is governed by a board of directors elected by the organization’s members. The directors are elected for...

 
 Health    August 2, 2016

Drug disposal kiosk, Narcan now available in Allentown

Amsler Pharmacy has installed a drug disposal Take Back Kiosk at its’ East Warrington Avenue location. This kiosk will provide a safe and convenient way to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired prescriptions, including controlled substances, at...

 
 Kids    August 2, 2016

Backpack give-a-way in S.S.

Lifestone Church will host a Free-Market Back to School Event on Sunday, Aug. 21 starting at 1 p.m. Backpacks and school supplies will be provided for the first 50 children in attendance from the community. Lifestone Church is at 157 S 26th St.,...

 
 News    August 2, 2016

San Rocco Day celebration Sun., Aug. 14 at Esser Plaza

The Annual San Rocco Day Festa sponsored by Sancta Maria Magdalena Western Orthodox Church will take place on Sunday, Aug. 14, Esser Plaza, 12th and East Carson streets, South Side. The day starts with Divine Liturgy at noon. From 2-5 p.m. there...

 
 News    August 2, 2016

Free Sunday dinner for all Hilltop residents on Aug. 21

A free Sunday Dinner for all Hilltop residents will be held on Sunday, Aug. 21 at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Street beginning at 4 p.m. The dinner is hosted by the Beltzhoover Civic Association and St. Paul AME Church. For more information,...

 
 Meetings    August 2, 2016

Allentown neighborhood meeting Aug. 9

The Allentown Community Development Corp., will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. at the Hilltop United Methodist Church, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. In addition to updates on neighborhood programs, the agenda will include short...

 
 News    August 2, 2016

City building, zoning information to become more accessible to public

The City of Pittsburgh is implementing a new mapping tool to make building permit and zoning information easy to search and view.  Legislation was introduced to Pittsburgh City Council last week to...

 
 News    August 2, 2016

Majority of guns recovered by police not carried by legal owners

Nearly 80 percent of perpetrators carrying a gun recovered by Pittsburgh Police were not the lawful owners, a strong indication that theft and trafficking are significant sources of firearms involved in crimes in southwest Pennsylvania, a new...

 
 News    August 2, 2016

Rachel Carson Bridge to be part of Light Up Night celebration

The Pittsburgh Bicentennial Steering Commission announced an innovative project envisioned as part of the city’s celebrations is moving forward. With financial support from Covestro, LLC and logistical support from Duquesne Light Company and...