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Articles from the September 8, 2015 edition

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 Front Page    September 8, 2015

Next Fresh Fridays is Friday, Sept. 11

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, Sept. 11. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    September 8, 2015

Carrick blitz steps, to date and next, outlined for residents

The cancelation of the St. Basil Parish Festival was the last straw for many Carrick residents and they came to the August meeting of the Carrick Overbrook Block Watch to hear a plan from Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak and Mayor William Peduto. The solu...

 
 Front Page    September 8, 2015

Mon Incline alternatives exist during renovations

Riders still may reach the scenic Mount Washington overlooks and the Shiloh Street business district even though the Monongahela Incline will be shut down during an improvement project starting today, September 8. The 40 Mount Washington bus route...

 
 Real Estate    September 8, 2015

Real Estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Eric Billings to Yifan Ning at 2307 Sarah St. for $252,000. 17th Ward Estate of Alice Louise Bruder to 1831 Arlington Green LLC at 1825 Arlington Ave. for $40,000. Elizabeth Chebra to Jack Becraft at 2009 Gregory St. for $146,750. Norman...

 
 Government    September 8, 2015

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 189/15 on...

 
 Government    September 8, 2015

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 9:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • William Craig, 65 Barry Street, 16th Ward, Codes 307.1, 302.4. • Evon Davenport, 2224 Street, 16th...

 
 Public Safety    September 8, 2015

Knoxville man arrested for knife attack on woman

Pittsburgh Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred in Allentown on the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 1. Zone 3 Officers responded to the 700 block of Excelsior Street just after 1:30 p.m....

 
 Public Safety    September 8, 2015

Hazmat team called to home in Carrick to remove materials

At approximately 6:55 p.m. on September 2, Zone 3 Officers were sent to a home in the 2300 block of Almont Street in Carrick where residents were cleaning out a room and discovered materials that appeared to be for the making of methamphetamine...

 
 Meetings    September 8, 2015

Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 30

The monthly meeting of the Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 29 Sylvania Ave. in the Community Room. The meeting is not limited to lower Beltzhoover but for everyone. The agenda includes subjects...

 
 Meetings    September 8, 2015

Arlington spray park meeting

There will be a public meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m. with Citiparks Director Jim Griffin to present plans for the Arlington Spray Park at the Arlington Recreation Center, 2201 Salisbury Street. Plans for the spray park were developed on...

 
 News    September 8, 2015

New event will take hikers across Emerald View Park trails

Thousands of travelers cross over, tunnel through or wind around Mount Washington every day. On September 20, traversing Pittsburgh’s most dramatic cliff will get a bit more leisurely. The WALKATOP urban hiking adventure, with UPMC Mercy as the...

 
 Lifestyles    September 8, 2015

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

With the University of Pittsburgh Football season now underway, it was time for the new Pat Narduzzi Show live from Cupka's II and on will air on SportsRadio 93.7 on Wednesdays during the...

 
 Meetings    September 8, 2015

Mt. O. City Block Watch meets Sept. 24

The Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch will meet on Thursday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. at the Ormsby Avenue Cafe, 402 Ormsby Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The agenda will include: locating a permanent meeting place for the block watch should St. John...

 
 News    September 8, 2015

Never Settle for Less, young mothers' workshops

The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace, in collaboration with The Lighthouse Cathedral and Kingdom Life Fellowship Pittsburgh, will present Never Settle for Less, young mothers program. Free workshop topics will include: Fearfully and Wonderfully...

 
 Meetings    September 8, 2015

Group will release their plan to save St. George Church

The St. George Church Preservation Society (SGCPS) will present their plan to save the former St. George Church (now St. John Vianney) and preserve it as a Catholic worship space in the Allentown neighborhood at a community meeting on Thursday,...

 
 News    September 8, 2015

Have coffee with a cop

Have Coffee with a Cop from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14 at the Black Forge Coffee House, 1206 Arlington Avenue, Allentown. Zone 3 police are inviting area residents to pull up a chair, grab some coffee and get to know the local police officers....

 
 Health    September 8, 2015

County police in prescription drug take-back program

The Allegheny County Police Department are participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day initiative sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The department will collect unwanted, unused and...

 
 News    September 8, 2015

Open mic night this Friday at Open Mic Coffee House

The Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, Sept. 11, 7:30 – 9 p.m. People are invited to share their performing artistry, from music to poetry, dance to drama. Those who wish to perform should call Bryan at...

 
 News    September 8, 2015

Tutors needed to help adults in S.Side

Goodwill needs volunteer tutors to help adults learn to read, improve math skills, prepare for GED testing, and learn English as a second language. Goodwill’s greatest current need is for tutors at its South Side classroom location, however there...

 
 News    September 8, 2015

USS Requin submarine will close for renovations, reopen the holidays

Improvements will be made this fall to the exterior of USS Requin, the Cold War-era submarine moored at Carnegie Science Center. The submarine will be closed starting Sept. 14. While the actual duration of the project is weather-dependent, USS...

 
 News    September 8, 2015

MWDBE to hold Open House Sept. 17

Ruth Byrd-Smith, director of the Allegheny County Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Department (MWDBE), and David Pinkosky of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) announced the department’s annual Open House will be held on...