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Articles from the August 5, 2014 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 5, 2014

Carrick residents air their concerns at Mayor's Night Out

Violent crime, drugs, police staffing, the Routes 51-88 construction project, absentee landlords, and potholes were among the topics addressed by Mayor William Peduto in Carrick on July 30. It was the sixth installment of his “Mayor’s Night...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 5, 2014

South Side updated on most recent attempts at expanding permit parking

A brief update on residential permit parking in the South Side was the sole presentation at the July 29 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Ashley Holloway, City Planning’s neighborhood planner, said he spoke at the South Side Slopes...

 
 Front Page    August 5, 2014

Fresh Fridays produce distribution Aug. 8

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop continues on the second Friday of the month with the next one on August 8. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick...

 
 Real Estate    August 5, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 8/5/14

16th Ward Dorothy Germuska to John Siters Jr. at 207 Dengler St. for $9,000. Estate of Mary Grace Muehlbauer to Amanda Reinhardt at 1528 Fernleaf St. for $37,000. Peter Milan to Ian Wild at Jane St. for $20,000. Amy Claussen to Rhonda DeAngelo at...

 
 Opinion    August 5, 2014

Not for speed control

I would like to comment on the letter to the editor dated July 29, 2014, titled We Understand the problem from Fran and Joe Tarket. The section of the MUTCD (Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices) cited Section 2B.05 was incorrectly stated. The...

 
 Opinion    August 5, 2014

Let me clarify

In Fran and Joe Tarkett’s letter to the editor on July 29, entitled We Understand the Problem, there are several claims made that warrant clarification. The letter states the two have made “20 plus pleas to 311 and Bruce Kraus’ office” in...

 
 News    August 5, 2014

Even with the hills, Pittsburghers still want to ride bikes

A study conducted in 2006 by the Portland Borough of Transportation shows 60 percent of residents say they'd like to ride a bike on city streets, but they're concerned about doing so - and with the...

 
 News    August 5, 2014

Grandview Farm Dinner August 24

The Friends of Grandview Park will hold their annual Farm Dinner at Grandview Park on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 5:30 p.m. The Farm Dinner is an unforgettable local food experience highlighting exceptional cuisine in a peaceful urban park with a...

 
 School News    August 5, 2014

MGR Youth Rally is today at Brashear HS

Today, Tuesday, Aug. 5, more than 400 students of all ages from across Pittsburgh will gather at Pittsburgh Brashear High School to participate in the 2014 MGR Youth Rally for Change. Now in its eighth year, the assembly will aim to confront the issu...

 
 News    August 5, 2014

PLCB participating in city National Night Out

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will participate in more than a dozen National Night Out events across the commonwealth this year including one in South Pittsburgh. Last year, the board participated in events at seven locations statewide by...

 
 Health    August 5, 2014

WIC increases limits

The Allegheny County Health Department has announced income limits for its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program increased on July 1. The income limits, based on family size, went up by 1.2 percent to 1.5 percent....

 
 News    August 5, 2014

Free taco and Ice cream sundae night on Hilltop

The Beltzhoover Civic Association will host a free Taco & Ice Cream Sundae Night at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue on Friday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. The Taco & Ice Cream Sundae Night is free to all Hilltop residents. For more...

 
 Kids    August 5, 2014

Bible school

Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 412-381-9215....