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Articles from the August 13, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 13, 2013

South Side has a new 'Clean Team' on Carson Street

When the South Side Local Development Company ceased business operations at the end of June in 2012, one of its most visible programs also disappeared, the SSLDC Clean Team. Duties of the two members...

 
 Front Page    August 13, 2013

Community Cornfest this Saturday in Carrick's Phillips Park

Join in fun at the family friendly annual Community Cornfest under the great oak trees at Carrick’s Phillips Park on Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 6 pm. Friends and neighbors are welcome to join...

 
 News    August 13, 2013

Now use SNAP benefits at farmers' markets

Just Harvest has expanded its Fresh Access program to all seven Pittsburgh Citiparks farmers’ markets. The program facilitates the use of SNAP benefits/food stamps as well as credit and debit cards at city farmers markets. This summer marks the...

 
 Real Estate    August 13, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 8/13/13

16th Ward Mathew Rodgers to Loyd and Christine Johnson at 2811 Jane St. for $246,000. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Leesa Belt and Jon Haglund at 2250 Mary St. 316 for $196,000. Dennis Schlegel to Neighborhood Real Estate Services LLC at 2820...

 
 News    August 13, 2013

Pittsburgh adopts plan for open space, parks and recreation

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has announced the city’s final adoption of OPENSPACEPGH - the open space, parks and recreation plan that will guide the development of Pittsburgh’s open spaces and help leaders determine how to better invest in parks,...

 
 News    August 13, 2013

Bounty offered for woodstoves and outdoors wood-fired boilers

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering a “bounty” program for county residents to dispose of woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers manufactured before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency set emission standards for the...

 
 Entertainment    August 13, 2013

Fort Pitt Museum's new exhibit explores Cecil B. DeMille's 'Unconquered'

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of Pontiac’s Rebellion, the Fort Pitt Museum, part of the Senator John Heinz History Center museum system, will explore the story behind the siege of Pittsburgh and the star-studded 1947 Cecil B. DeMille movie...

 
 Service News    August 13, 2013

Service news

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Calvin J. Hatcher graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week...

 
 News    August 13, 2013

Annual 'Garden in the Parks' day on Saturday, Aug. 17

Penn State Master Gardeners of Allegheny County are hosting an open house at their demonstration gardens at North Park and South Park on Saturday, Aug.17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  “Garden in the Parks Field Day is a great opportunity to meet other ga...

 
 Entertainment    August 13, 2013

Young playwrights to present works at City Theatre

City Theatre has announced the eight Young Playwrights Contest winners who will develop their six scripts in collaboration with professional theatre artists—a director, dramaturgs, and actors—for productions in City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio dur...

 
 Government    August 13, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 8 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Patricia Peterson, 237 E. Meyers Avenue, 29th Ward, Code 116.1. The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 29...

 
 News    August 13, 2013

County pool passes will be honored on weekends

Individual, family and senior citizen pool passes will be honored on weekends for the remainder of the Allegheny County Parks 2013 swimming season. A county pool pass provides free admission to swimming facilities in Boyce, North, Settlers Cabin and...

 
 Health    August 13, 2013

ACHD urges getting rid of mosquito breeding sites

The Allegheny County Health Department is urging residents to eliminate mosquito breeding sites on their property to protect themselves and their neighbors from the West Nile virus. The county has reported its first positive mosquito sample of the...

 
 News    August 13, 2013

Attorney General says to beware of telephone scam

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane issued a reminder about the latest version of a very old telephone scam that has recently resurfaced in Pennsylvania. Don’t fall for it. It is simply an attempt to trick people into giving out personal or financial...

 
 News    August 13, 2013

How to get a transcript or a copy of a prior year tax return

There are many reasons why taxpayers should keep a copy of their federal tax return. For example, they may need it to answer an IRS inquiry. They may also need it to apply for a student loan or a home mortgage. If they can’t find their tax return,...