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Articles from the August 18, 2009 edition

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 Front Page    August 18, 2009

Volunteers needed in South Side to help Duquesne University students in clean up

The South Side is going to get a few extra set of hands to help beautify the neighborhood on August 22. As part of its Freshman Orientation Program, Duquesne University is once again teaming up with the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC); to...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 18, 2009

Main Street Program makes a difference in neighborhood districts

Josette Fitzgibbons, Mainstreets/Elm Street coordinator for the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, braved the construction zone along East Carson Street to speak at the South Side Chamber of Commerce's summer luncheon at Excuses Bar and...

 
 Front Page    August 18, 2009

Chippin' in to help out

Cleaning up the tree boxes along Sarah Street were volunteers YeonJung Yoo, DaeHyun, Toni Gorenc, Henry Gupla, Paul Lorincy, Dawn Lorincy, Dawn Lorincy and Denise Gupla. The volunteers gleaned,...

 
 News    August 18, 2009

Rummage Sale in Carrick

St.Pius X Byzantine Rite Church, 2336 Brownsville Road in Carrick will hold a Rummage Sale on Friday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will feature two buildings of clothing, housewares,furniture, small...

 
 Real Estate    August 18, 2009

Real Estate Transactions for issue of 08/18/09

16th Ward Paul Knerr to US Bank NA trustee at 1400 Fernleaf St. for $1,792 by sheriff's deed. Derek Gutkowski to Courtney Colonna Pydyn at 229 Fernleaf St. for $47,000. Mary Capozzoli to James Lippert at 45 Sterling St. for $12,000. ILU Properties...

 
 Government    August 18, 2009

Pgh. Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing(s) 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 166/09 on...

 
 Opinion    August 18, 2009

It's time to see the ‘Dok'

I want to express what an impressive sight and politically reassuring phenomenon I witnessed over the weekend: an energized team of supporters of Franco "Dok" Harris – who is running for mayor – pounding the pavement, going door-to-door, talking...

 
 Government    August 18, 2009

So. Pgh. and Mt. Oliver Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, August 19, at 10:00 a.m. in District Magisterial Judge Richard King's courtroom: • Jennie Gulich, 125 Cologne Street, 16th Ward, Codes 307.1, 302.4 • Alberta C. Broznick, 2718...

 
 Health    August 18, 2009

Arthritis exercise program beginning again on Hilltop

Those who have problems with any of the many forms of arthritis are eligible to attend the Arthritis Exercise Program offered by The Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium Parish Nurse Program. The exercises are approved and recommended by the...

 
 News    August 18, 2009

Arlington Rec Center registers for kids, adults fall programs

Arlington Community Recreation Center, Fernleaf and Salisbury streets in Arlington, is registering for fall programs that will begin in September. Programs include: • Arts and Crafts for all ages • Board Games, Ping Pong and Pool for all ages...

 
 Government    August 18, 2009

City to hold Public hearing on bicycle parking

The Planning Commission has initiated a Zoning Code Text amendment, proposing a supplement to the Parking Loading & Access section of the Zoning Code by adding bicycle parking design and location standards, a bicycle parking requirement for new...

 
 News    August 18, 2009

Learn how composting will help your garden

The Pennsylvania Resources Council will present a series of backyard and worm composting classes where participants will learn how to compost their yard trimmings, leaves, and food scraps and receive a composting bin. Turn garden summer scraps into...

 
 Announcements    August 18, 2009

New couple in South Side

Robert N. Cardello Jr. and Francine Nitsche were married on August 8, 2009. Francine is the daughter of Joan Nitsche and is currently a student at the Kaplan Career Institute ICM. Robert is the son...

 
 News    August 18, 2009

Science Center offering alternative to Saturday night babysitter

Parents can relieve themselves of the stress of finding a reliable babysitter and provide their kids a safe, fun, and educational outing on Saturday evenings starting this September at Parents' Night Out, a new program at Carnegie Science Center. On...

 
 News    August 18, 2009

Pilot Club preparing for Brain Power Walk in October

On October 3 the Pilot Club of Pittsburgh is preparing to join Pilots all over the world for the Brain Power Walk. Pilot Clubs will be walking to showcase the Brain Power of Pilot Clubs as they affect their local communities through service and...

 
 News    August 18, 2009

Life Beats Summer Concert in Beltzhoover on August 30

Beltzhoover Life Beats Summer Concert will take place on Sunday, Aug. 30 from 4-7 p.m. in Upper McKinley Park. Opening Act is the Pentecostal Mass Choir featuring Curtis Lewis and friends; Main Act is Smooth Grooves featuring Stephanie Wellons....

 
 News    August 18, 2009

Graffiti Watch, Paint Out in South Side

There will be a South Side Graffiti Watch meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. Graffiti Watch will hold a Paint-Out on Saturday, Aug. 29. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at 2132 Sarah Street (22nd and...

 
 Kids    August 18, 2009

Storytime programs at the Carrick library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Carrick is welcoming families to its Storytime Thursdays. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m., parents and caregivers of babies and toddlers six months to two years will enjoy music and movement that...

 
 Kids    August 18, 2009

Sign up for fall baseball in Carrick

The Carrick Community Athletic Association will hold fall sign-ups at Volunteers Field on Sunday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Children ages 7-12 are eligible to play in the lea...

 
 News    August 18, 2009

Three out of six city contest winners from South Pittsburgh

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl hosted the winners of his "Six Burgh Reasons Why I©My Neighborhood" contest at a luncheon at Del's ‘80s Café, 1826 Brownsville Road in Carrick. The six lucky winners are: Joan Bellisario of Brighton Heights; Sherri Lynn...