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No print edition of The South Pittsburgh Reporter this week

There will be no print edition of The South Pittsburgh Reporter for the week of August 8, 2017. Look for the print edition of The Reporter next week, August 15, in stores throughout the South Pittsburgh area. Updates, classifieds, real estate...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop this Friday

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, Aug. 11. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 

Community Corn Fest features family fun in Carrick

The Annual Community Corn Fest in Phillips Park, 2200 Spokane Avenue, will feature entertainment, vendors, corn and more on Saturday, Aug. 26 from noon to 6 p.m. Entertainment includes: CAPA, Ira Soul, Cathasaigh, a kids’ corn shucking contest,...

 

South Watch will hear from Scrap the Trap head

The August South Watch meeting will take place at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, this Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. In addition to reports from the various city departments, there will be a presentation by Rebecca Reid, a wildlife expert and...

 

South Side Chamber hosts financial strategies for business owners workshop

Luttner Financial Group will present a free workshop on Thursday, Aug. 10, 8-10 a.m., at the South Side Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center, 1100 East Carson Street. Luttner president Devon Cury and Chamber vice-president Mark Bucklaw will present...

 

Mt. Washington forum concerns city steps, MWCDC's strategic plan

The Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation’s next community forum will take place on Thursday, Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m. at Sullivan Hall, 115 Bingham Street. The agenda will include a presentation from Felipe Palomo, from the City of...

 

Focus on Health at Allentown Senior Center

Harry Manley, of Gateway Health Plan, recently provided Allentown Senior Center participants with a healthy dose of health literacy. His focus centered on the importance of being an informed patient...

 

Free dinner for Hilltop residents on August 20

The Beltzhoover Civic Association and St. Paul AME Church will host a free dinner for all Hilltop residents on Sunday, Aug. 20. The dinner will begin at 4 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. For more...

 

Carrick mulch party on August 22

Volunteers are needed to join the Carrick tree tenders for a mulch party on Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers will join the tree tenders as they clean up the litter from the tree beds and put down fresh mulch. Everyone should plan to get a...

 

The Opioid Crisis: A Community Gathering hosted at HMBFC

Addiction to heroin and other opioids has become a national crisis that touches everyone. It’s in our streets, in our schools, and in our homes. Concerns about this threat are sometimes expressed as fear or anger towards those who are addicted....

 

WiFi now available at South Pittsburgh area parks

Comcast has installed WiFi hotspots at nine City of Pittsburgh Parks as well as at three city Recreation Center playgrounds, continuing a partnership with the City that began last year with the provision of WiFi access to 22 senior and rec centers....

 

Lace up those sneakers for Science Center's next 21+ evening

Lace up those old high top sneakers, slip on some leg warmers, and get ready to get physical at Carnegie Science Center’s next no-kids event. 21+ Let’s Get Physical happens Friday, Aug. 11, from 6-10 p.m. 21+ Night features cash bars, snacks...

 

WIC families urged to redeem checks for free produce

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reminding Women, Infants and Children (WIC) families to pick up their Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. They will be available through September 29 or until the FMNP checks run out....

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Theodore Aaron Jones to L4 Holdings Ltd. at 718 Fisher St. for $5,700 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $33,925) by sheriff’s deed. Estate of Henry D’Aunoy to John Wilson at 116 S. 26th St. for $80,701 (state deed transfer...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 8:45 a.m. in District Magisterial Judge Richard Motznik's courtroom: • Cairn Properties LLC, 404 Mountain Street, 16th Ward,...

 

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 275/17 on...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 24-30

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 24-30. Duquesne Heights (1911) – NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary – 200 blk. LaBelle St. –...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 31-August 6

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 31-August 6. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Robbery – 300 blk. Kingsboro St....

 

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