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Articles from the September 11, 2012 edition

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 Front Page    September 11, 2012

Major grant will allow MWCDC to continue developing park

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has been selected by the Richard King Mellon Foundation to receive a $400,000 multi-year grant; the largest award that the organization has received in its history. The funds will be utilized to...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    September 11, 2012

Not everyone is on board with more S.S. permit parking

Residents in a proposed residential permit parking district in the South Side will have to wait until the Pittsburgh Planning Commission's Sept. 18 meeting to learn its recommendation. That was the outcome of the Sept. 4 Planning Commission meeting o...

 
 Real Estate    September 11, 2012

Real Estate Transactions for issue of 09-11-12

16th Ward WPOD Properties LLC to 2108 E Carson Street Assoc. at 2108 E. Carson St. for $420,000. Richard Chad Watenpool to Larkins Property Group LLC at 3129 Mary St. for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $58,968). Jacqueline Ann...

 
 News    September 11, 2012

South Side library celebrates a rebirth

By Megan Guza Point Park News Service After more than 100 years, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh on East Carson Street finally has something new to brag about. "We're a historic landmark now,"...

 
 Health    September 11, 2012

Free produce checks are still available for WIC families

WIC families are reminded checks for the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program are available until September 30 and must be used before they expire November 30. Pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women and children 2 to 4 enrolled in WIC...

 
 Front Page    September 11, 2012

South Side library reopens

Through the stacks of books, Councilman Bruce Kraus joined in the festivities to celebrate the reopening of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - South Side on Saturday. State and local officials...

 
 Opinion    September 11, 2012

And five steps back

The recent bike path on Carson Street below Seventh Street will soon have a new neighbor, a gas station and large convenience store. The city government traffic report projected that 3,200 vehicles will travel in and out of Seventh Street. The same...

 
 Kids    September 11, 2012

Science Spectacular at the library

The Saturday Science Spectacular will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville branch. This hands-on program will be presented by representatives from the Carnegie Science Center just for kids in...

 
 News    September 11, 2012

Library works on five-year-plan

After nine months of collaboration amongst board, staff and community members, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's next Five-Year Strategic Plan is ready to preview. This interactive workshop at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty, 130 S....

 
 News    September 11, 2012

Redeemer Church Oktoberfest

Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1628 Brownsville Road, Carrick, will hold an Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. There will be plenty of German food and live entertainment. Tickets are $10 per person. Contact the church office at...

 
 Front Page    September 11, 2012

South Side bar association holds first ‘Operation Clean Sweep'

The South Side Bar And Restaurant Association (SSBAR) held its first "Operation Clean Sweep" over the weekend on Sunday, Sept. 9. The event kicked off at the 18th and Carson Street public parking lot by owners, employees and volunteers of 35 longsta...

 
 Government    September 11, 2012

Upcoming public hearings at the Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment

Zone case 173/12 on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 9:00 a.m. is the appeal of Richard Constanzo, applicant, and Rose J. Episcopo, owner, for 143 S. 18th Street in the 17th Ward (Zoning District R1A-VH). Applicant requests a building renovation for use as...

 
 Government    September 11, 2012

Housing Court hearing

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 8 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Patricia Worthy, 436 Sylvania Avenue, 18th Ward, Code 116.1. All Housing Court cases are open to the public. Judge King's office (Mt....

 
 Public Safety    September 11, 2012

Suspect arrested in shooting

Last Tuesday, September 4, Pittsburgh Police Homicide Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Deshawn Nelson, 19, of Allentown in the shooting of Daimond Hill. On Sunday, Aug. 26, Mr. Hill was shot...

 
 Health    September 11, 2012

St. Paul AME hosts free health fair

  St. Paul A.M.E. Church will host a free Community Health Fair on September 22, from 11a.m. – 4 p.m. The health fair will include: diabetes education and awareness; Children's Sickle Cell Foundation; Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force; health care...

 
 News    September 11, 2012

Mount library September programing

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh--Mt. Washington, 315 Grandview Avenue, has planned a full slate of programs for teens and adults in September. Two Gardening Thyme programs are scheduled: The Herbal Spa program will be held on September 6 and the...

 
 News    September 11, 2012

Fifth grader will lead a clean up event this week on the Hilltop

Vicki Thomas, a nine year old fifth grader at Roosevelt Elementary School is a National Finalist in the NAMiss pageant and will compete for a chance at a national title at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA, on November 17-23, 2012. Previously a state...

 
 News    September 11, 2012

Fall fundraiser

St. John Byzantine Catholic Church, 1720 Jane Street, is holding its annual fall fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a bake sale, Chinese auction, homemade chicken noodle soup (to eat in or take out), and a flea...

 
 News    September 11, 2012

Church hosting Congo Christians

Santa Maria Magdalena has taken in a group of displaced African Christians from the Congo. They include a group of 100 members and three pastors. They worship in the Social Hall on Sundays from 2-5pm. According to Monsignor Victor Cianca, service is...

 
 News    September 11, 2012

Homebuying workshop on Hilltop

The Hilltop Alliance, in partnership with Dollar Bank, is holding a free Home Buying Workshop. The workshop is open to all Hilltop residents—and those interested in living in the Hilltop. The Home Buying Workshop will be held on Monday, Oct. 1, at...

 
 Health    September 11, 2012

PATF Foundation helps people with disabilities get technology

The Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) is a non -profit organization that provides low interest loans to people with disabilities and older adults so they can buy the assistive technology devices and services they need. Assistive...

 
 News    September 11, 2012

Port Authority making quarterly route changes

Schedules for approximately 25 Port Authority routes will be adjusted on Sunday, Sept. 30. Additionally, schedule brochures will be reprinted for all routes to include new fares. South Pittsburgh routes that will be affected include: •44 Knoxville...

 
 News    September 11, 2012

19th District Community Appreciation Day

Judy Hackel from the Allentown CDC was there when State Rep. Jake Wheatly recognized the ACDC for its positive efforts in the community. The award was made during Mr. Wheatley's annual Community...