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Articles from the August 6, 2013 edition

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 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    August 6, 2013

MWCDC trys new ways to promote business

Last week, three sleek new signs popped up by storefronts on Shiloh Street in Mount Washington. They were placed there as part of a $25,000 initiative to enhance business traffic and development in...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 6, 2013

Projects updated at S.S. Forum

The brief July 30 combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum consisted of updates and news of upcoming events. A scheduled presentation by the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association was postponed, at the organization’s...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    August 6, 2013

Farm Dinner provides support for Grandview Park

Imagine a five-course rustic Italian dinner prepared from fresh, local ingredients by renowned Pittsburgh chefs, served in a captivating outdoor setting where the beauty of nature and breathtaking...

 
 Real Estate    August 6, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 8/6/13

16th Ward Philip Troese to Darrall Nicholas Huber at 2405 Arlington Ave. for $27,500. Richard Murray to Carl James Strutz at 2416 Carey Way for $65,000. Grace Hopwood to Jennifer Holliman at 2203-1/2 Larkins Way for $110,000. Patricia Kiesling to...

 
 Government    August 6, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 8, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Darlisa Galloway, 504 Delmont Avenue, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 116.1, 302.4, 307.1. • Ralph L....

 
 Government    August 6, 2013

Zoning Board hearing

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing 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 179/13 on...

 
 News    August 6, 2013

South Side Chamber of Commerce receives Love Your Block Grant

Twenty-three organizations, including the South Side Chamber of Commerce, will receive funding through the fifth round of his Love Your Block (LYB) grant program, a servePGH initiative. Through the block revitalization program, in partnership with...

 
 News    August 6, 2013

Warrington construction switches sides

On Monday, contractors began the next phase of roadway rehabilitation on Warrington Avenue between Beltzhoover and Arlington avenues, shifting work from the inbound side of the street to the outbound side. Auto traffic detours for this phase of work...

 
 News    August 6, 2013

Bon Air Night Out is tonight

The Bon Air Block Watch will be celebrating National Night Out on August 6. Block watch members will meet at the park gazebo at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to bring a chair and a neighbor and enjoy the...

 
 News    August 6, 2013

Carrick teen filmmakers will screen their latest work

Join the annual Summer Reading program at the Carrick Branch Library, featuring books, prizes and weekly activities for kids of all ages. From babies and toddlers to tweens and teens, there’s tons of free fun for everyone at the library this...

 
 Kids    August 6, 2013

Weird Eric will perform magic at Reading Party

Summer Reading Club is drawing to a close and Knoxville’s Summer Reading Closing Party will be held on Friday, Aug. 9 at noon, with a special performance by magician Weird Eric. Any participant in Summer Reading will want to attend this fun...

 
 News    August 6, 2013

Hilltop Cultural Festival Aug. 10 at Transverse Park in Mt. Oliver

The Hilltop Computer Center and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Knoxville, in partnership with Mt. Oliver Borough and the Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh, will present the first Hilltop Cultural Festival in Transverse Park on August 10...

 
 Kids    August 6, 2013

Back to school outreach event

Lifestone Church is holding a free back to school community outreach event on Saturday, Aug. 10. From 1-4 p.m., in the church parking lot at 157 S. 26th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, Lifestone Church will be giving away free backpacks and school...

 
 Service News    August 6, 2013

Homeless veterans can receive free services

Homeless Veterans and their families can receive free food, vision and dental care, haircuts and showers, and other goods and services during Veteran Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania’s Sixth Annual Stand Down 2013, on Saturday, Aug. 10...

 
 News    August 6, 2013

Flea market benefits S.S. library

On Saturday, August 17, GCU Lodge 28 will hold a flea market, Chinese Auction and bake sale fundraiser at St. John the Baptist, 1720 Jane Street, South Side from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit the church and Carnegie Library - South...

 
 News    August 6, 2013

Volunteers needed at Meals On Wheels

Volunteer drivers are desperately needed to deliver Lutheran Service Society Meals On Wheels in the Hilltop, Carrick and Mt. Washington communities. Volunteers are needed between the hours of 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.  Meals On Wheels is also...

 
 Entertainment    August 6, 2013

Harmony Singers will launch new season Sept. 4

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh, a South Hills choral group, will launch its 2013-2014 season on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. with an ice cream social for returning and prospective members. The...

 
 Entertainment    August 6, 2013

City Theatre receives grant

City Theatre has received an $118,500 grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to fund arts education outreach in West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania schools. This grant, along with a new partnership with West Liberty University’s...

 
 News    August 6, 2013

Fresh Fridays brings free produce to Hilltop area residents on Aug. 9

Area residents may qualify for free produce to be distributed on the Hilltop. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh produce from 4:3...