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Walkatop urban hike on Mount

Walkatop, an urban hiking adventure, is back for a second year with an even tougher hiking challenge through Emerald View Park in Mount Washington benefitting the Thomas Brown Alton Foundation. Whatever fitness level, Walkatop challenges hikers to...

 

Task force to study PWSA

Mayor William Peduto has announced the formation of a task force to study the operations, financial condition and organizational structure of the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, and to recommend solutions to improve its oversight of...

 

Next Fresh Fridays will be Sept. 9 on the Hilltop

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, Sept. 9. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 

Health, wellness weekend expands to Hilltop

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, 19th Legislative District, is presenting the Fourth Annual Health and Wellness Weekend: “Faith Hope & Love” from Sept. 8-11. The event will kick off with an opening night reception, “Healthy Mind, Body, & Soul,” on...

 

Columbia Gas teams with Rebuilding Together to provide home-safety repairs

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania employee volunteers partnered with Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh, a non-profit organization, to rehabilitate a home in Mount Oliver recently. "We specifically selected...

 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Anthony and Joseph Vojtash, 421 Kingsboro Street, 18th Ward, Continued Code 116.1. • Carol N. and James N. Hubenthal, 2600...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Donna Bachner to Patrick Journet at 317 Dengler St. for $12,500. LRM Real Estate Ventures LLC to Anthony Weisenburger at 2925 Josephine St. for $156,000. Justin Villella et al. to Michael and Bobbi Jo Lisi at 2737 Shelly St. for $82,500....

 

Upcoming 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 322/16 on...

 

Knoxville community forum Sept. 14

The Knoxville Community Council will hold a community forum on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. Guest speakers for the evening include: Grant Gittlen, manager of the Mayor’s Community Affairs Office discussing the...

 

Al-Mazing magic show at the Knoxville Library

Abracadabra! Alakazam! It’s time for a magic show presented by the ingenious magician, Al-Mazing at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. The “Exercise Your Imagination” show, which is recommended for...

 

Rep. Readshaw recives municipal assoc. award

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, a board member of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN), has received the Sahli Service Award from the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association. The award is presented to association members with 20 or...

 

Vendors wanted for annual Fall Fest at Transverse Park

All types of vendors are wanted for Mt. Oliver Fall Fest on October 1st noon until 7 p.m. at Transverse Park in Mt. Oliver. The annual festival features food, a corn hole tournament, activities for kids and more. Tables are free to vendors. For more...

 

Open Mic Coffee House at So. Side Presbyterian

The next Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, Sept. 9, 7:30 – 9 p.m. People are invited to share their performing artistry, from music to poetry, dance to drama. Call ahead of time to 412-431-0118 or...

 

Mayor at SSSNA meeting

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will host a Meet and Greet with Mayor William Peduto on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m. at The Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203....

 

Santa Maria Sept. 11 tribute

The Western Orthodox Society of Sancta Maria Magdalena through Cool on Christ Ministries will hold a Memorial Tribune for the Anniversary of 911 at the Seaton Center Auditorium, Pioneer Ave., Brookline on Sunday September 11 at 7 p.m. Guest Speaker...

 

SSPC to hold Fall Kickoff this Sunday

The South Side Presbyterian Church is holding its Fall Kickoff Sunday on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m. Worship services returns from the earlier summer hour to 11 a.m. and Youth Sunday School resumes as well during the Worship hour for children 12...

 

Prince of Peace Parish will pray for peace and healing

Prince of Peace Parish on South Side will hold a Gathering to Pray for Peace and Healing on Sunday, Sept. 11. The service will consist of scripture readings, prayers, litanies and hymns. The public is welcome to attend at St. Adalbert Church, 160 S....

 

Carrick class of '76 reunion is Oct. 8 at Brentwood VFW

Carrick High School class of 1976 will hold their 40th reunion on Saturday Oct. 8 from 5-10 p.m. at the Brentwood VFW, 3801 Saw Mill Run Blvd. Classmates are asked to RSVP and send a $40 per person check payable to: “CHS 76 Reunion Committee”...

 

Second annual Wild & Scenic film festival Sept. 22-24

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival – the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festival – will stop in Pittsburgh in September for two engagements as part of its nationwide tour to showcase environmental films that inspire action. Two...

 

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts Aug. 22-28

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 22nd, 2016 thru August 28th, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) South Shore (1921) Bon Air (1806) South Side Slopes (1706, 1608) Theft form...

 

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