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Articles from the August 16, 2016 edition

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Allentown explores parking issues, hears from District Judge King

The August quarterly public meeting of the Allentown CDC had public safety and neighborhood parking as main focuses last week. Guest speakers included Liz Style from the Pittsburgh Dept. of Public Safety and District Magisterial J udge Richard King....

 

GTECH bike tour of Hilltop will visit reclaimed vacant lots in neighborhoods

GTECH’s fifth annual fundraising bike tour and post-ride celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 9 a.m. at the Beltzhoover Community Center at 403 Gearing Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The day will kick off with a bike tour...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Scott Snyder to Susan Banks at Cobden St. for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $4,469). US ROF 3 Legal Title Trust 2015-1 to Costsun Group LLC at 2313 Jane St. for $185,000. Daniel Mathews to Robert Lafyatis at 2107...

 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, August 18, at 1:30 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge Richard King’s courtroom: • Joshua S. Serafini, 123 Walter Street, 18th Ward, Continued Code 302.3. • Michael and Thelma...

 

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 315/16 on...

 

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Knoxville Incline Greenway

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Pittsburgh’s newest greenway, the Knoxville Incline Greenway will take place on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon with the ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. This dedication has been two years in the making since...

 

Mountain Top party at the Let's Talk

Join community members of Mt. Oliver and St. Clair to celebrate the official opening of the GTECH project, “Let’s Talk,” at Mountain and Fisher streets on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. GTECH ambassadors Suzanne Photos and John...

 

Ice cream social at the Dairy District

“Summer Scoops” and other sweet treats will be available at an ice cream social at the Carrick Dairy District this week on Thursday, Aug. 18. The family friendly event from 6-8 p.m. at the Dairy District, 1529 Brownsville Road, will feature ice...

 

Allentown couple raising money to create Warrington Avenue parklet

Allentown residents Jolie and Bobby Valentine are raising money to build a public parklet in the empty lot next to Paisano's Pizza at 819 E. Warrington Avenue, incorporating both greenspace and art...

 

Annual Community Cornfest will take place Aug. 27

The annual Community Cornfest will take place on Saturday, Aug. 27, from noon until 6 p.m. at Phillips Park. The Cornfest will feature family friendly fun, entertainments and vendors. The annual Corn Shucking Contest for children 12 and under is...

 

S. Side Neighborhood Street Party Sept. 17

2016 South Side Neighborhood Street Party on Saturday, September 17th Contact: Kitty Vagley, Committee Member, 15203 Neighborhood Street Party at 412-298-0605 or kittyvagley@gmail.com The fourth annual South Side Neighborhood Party for all residents...

 

Carrick student earns honors in the CLP Teen Media Awards

 More than 300 Allegheny County middle and high school age teens vied for awards in Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 2016 Teen Media Awards competition. The awards were presented August 10 at the Carnegie Lecture Hall in Oakland. The library’s...

 

First National wins Summer Golf Classic

The First National Bank foursome placed first in the 2016 Summer Golf Classic and won the South Side Champions Golf Trophy on Monday, Aug. 8. First National Bank's Ron Giulianelli, Matt Bianco, Bob...

 

Report on overdose deaths identifies risks and opportunities for interventions

Allegheny County has issued a new report on the opioid epidemic through the work of its Health Department (ACHD) and Department of Human Services (DHS). Entitled Opiate-Related Overdose Deaths in Allegheny County: Risks and Opportunities for...

 

Carrick High Class of 1989 planning for its 30th Reunion

The Carrick High School Class of 1989 is looking forward to celebrating its 30th Reunion in 2019. With only three years left before the reunion the committee has begun looking for classmates, in and out of the neighborhood. To keep in touch, they...

 

Apply now to get training at Citizens' Police Academy

Twice a year, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police sponsors an opportunity for members of the community to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau through the Pittsburgh Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). The CPA...

 

WIC families urged to redeem farmers market checks for 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 30 or until the FMNP checks run out. The...

 

LifeSpan Center lists August and September senior events

LifeSpan’s Knoxville Senior Resource Center, 320 Brownsville Road, is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Special events during August at the center include a Walmart Shopping Trip on August 25 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and an End of...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 1-7

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 1st, 2016 thru August 7th, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft by deception – 400 blk. Kambach St. – 8/1 between 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM – Victim...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 8-14

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 8th, 2016 thru August 14, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from vehicle – 300 blk. Augusta St. - between 8/9 at 5:15 PM and 8/10 at 7:15 AM – Victim states suspect gained entry into...

 

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