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Articles from the August 20, 2013 edition

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 Front Page    August 20, 2013

ReClaim South will teach residents how to rescue vacant lots

Growth Through Energy and Community Health (GTECH) Strategies is now accepting applications from South Pittsburgh residents to participate in ReClaim South. The ReClaim South initiative will provide 10 community residents with a series of training...

 
 Front Page    August 20, 2013

First Hilltop Cultural Festival at Transverse Park a success

The Hilltop Culture Festival, held last week on August 10 at Transverse Park in Mount Oliver, was an overwhelming success. The event was an opportunity for Bhutanese residents of the Hilltop to show...

 
 Real Estate    August 20, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 8/20/13

16th Ward TPS Rentals LLC to Twin Property Solutions LLC at 2706 Berg St. for $23,500. TPS Rentals Inc. to Twin Property Solutions LLC at 2323 Cobden St. for $50,000. Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority to First Site Development L.P. at 3433 E....

 
 News    August 20, 2013

City issues call for artists for new Downtown are program

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP), has announced a new three-year initiative to bring temporary public art to Market Square. Selected artists, or teams of artists, are invited to submit artwork to...

 
 Health    August 20, 2013

Wheatley issues save the date for Health, Wellness weekend

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will host a Health and Wellness Weekend Sept. 13-15, with an array of interactive events designed to increase health awareness and motivate participants to live an active, sustainable and healthier lifestyle....

 
 Entertainment    August 20, 2013

Sister comes back to City Theatre for Summer School Catechism

City Theatre celebrates the season of baseball and barbeque with Sister’s Summer School Catechism: God Never Takes a Vacation, a hilarious interactive comedy featuring audience favorite Kimberly...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Volunteers needed for Step Trek clean ups

Volunteers are needed to help prepare the route for the 13th Annual Step Trek. Step Trek volunteers are needed to clean up and weed some of the routes. The clean ups are an opportunity to get a sneak peek at this year’s Step Trek and help make the...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Learn to make herbal vinegars at the Mt. Washington Library

This week the Mt. Washington Library will present Gardening Thyme: Herbal Vinegar on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. Learn how to make flavorful vinegar using fresh herbs from the garden. The program includes a packet of recipes that can be used at...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Emmaus four-some can play at Pinehurst

The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh, a provider of housing and support services for people with intellectual disabilities and autism, has been chosen by Liberty Mutual Insurance to be part of its charitable golf tournament challenge. Liberty Mutual...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Maria Hariston is new business coordinator at UnitedHealthcare

Maria C. Hairston has joined UnitedHealthcare as new business coordinator for key accounts in Western Pennsylvania. In her position, Ms. Hairston will work with the commercial group sales teams and health insurance brokers to manage direct sales of...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Volunteers needed to help out at Hilltop area 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...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Fashion show benefits the Pilot Club

The Pilot Club of Pittsburgh will hold its annual Fashion Show/ Luncheon at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7 at South Hills Country Club. There will be fashions by Phyllis, a bake sale, lottery tree, Chinese auction and more. Menu choices are stuffed...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Rummage sale at St. Pius X

St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Road in Carrick, is holding its annual rummage sale on Friday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. A bake sale will be held during the sale. Fill a bag for $2...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

AAPR # 2757 summer picnic

Birmingham AARP #2757 will hold a picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Ave. at 12:30 p.m. for members only. Members must have a ticket to attend. Steve Tori will entertain by singin and playing the...

 
 Health    August 20, 2013

Faith Community Nurse Preparation course

The Mercy Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Program, part of the Pittsburgh Mercy Health System and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, announces the fall 2013 dates for its Faith Community Nurse Preparation Course. The four-day, 34-credit course,...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Flea market at Concord Church

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Flea Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7 in the church parking lot, 1907 Brownsville Road. The event will include a Bake Sale, benefiting Concord Youth Group, and a Canned Food Drive to benefit...

 
 Entertainment    August 20, 2013

History Center will host annual Pittsburgh's Hidden Treasures

Nearly 1,500 visitors will bring their most prized possessions to the Senator John Heinz History Center and meet with professional appraisers at the sixth annual Pittsburgh’s Hidden Treasures event with KDKA-TV on Sunday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. –...

 
 Health    August 20, 2013

Red Cross has tips to stay safe this summer as temperatures rise

With summer in full swing, temperatures can soar. With high temperatures possible in the forecast across Western Pennsylvania, the local American Red Cross offers steps area residents can follow to stay safe during excessive heat. “Excessive heat...

 
 Government    August 20, 2013

Upcoming Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Monday, Aug. 26, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Kenneth a. Heinecke, 1804 Leonlyn Street, 29th Ward, Continued Codes 302.7, 304.7, 304.6. The following H...