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Articles from the September 17, 2013 edition

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 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    September 17, 2013

Developer changes plans for Mount's One Grandview

A special meeting was held last week at the Mt. Washington Senior Center to discuss what’s going on with the iconic One Grandview Avenue land parcel. The land, which has been held by Sycamore Grandview Development for approximately five years, was...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 17, 2013

Bike sharing, code enforcement focus of Planning Forum session

Presentations on the 2014 launching of Pittsburgh’s Bike Share program, and on the residents-led Oakland Planning and Development Corp. (OPDC), were the focus of the Sept. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. A scheduled presentation by...

 
 Real Estate    September 17, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 9/17/13

16th Ward Shannon Chevalier Mathews to Shannon Wiley at 119 Dengler St. for $59,900. AJL Holdings LLC to Warrior Development 2 L.P. at 2333 E. Carson St. for $460,000. James Warden to Hajjah Holdings LLC at 2812 Edwards Way for $150,000. Jessica...

 
 Government    September 17, 2013

Upcoming hearings for the Pgh. Zoning Board

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing 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 205/13 on Thursda...

 
 Government    September 17, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 1:15 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Laura R. Auld and James W. Neville, 660 Southern Avenue, 19th Ward, Codes 111.1, 922.02A, 307.1,...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    News    September 17, 2013

Block watch celebrates successes, learns details of area assault

As Crime Prevention Officer Christine Luffey distributed copies of the August crime statistics for Carrick at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch, she prepared those in attendance to receive a mixed message. “While I’m...

 
 Entertainment    September 17, 2013

Faceburgh on display at South Side Welcome Ctr.

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will present the work of South Side street photographer Matte Braidic in an exhibition entitled “Faceburgh: Portraits of a City” running Sept. 19 at the South Side Welcome Center, 1100 E. Carson St. Since April...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

Original Emerald View Park trail completed

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC), recently completed a trail originally envisioned in Emerald View Park’s 2010 Master Trail Plan. “While we are constantly working to improve Emerald View Park’s infrastructure,...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

ACDC to celebrate Warrington completion

The Allentown Community Development Corp. is planning to celebrate the completion of the Warrington Avenue reconstruction project. The celebration is slated for the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue, for Tuesday, Sept. 24, beginning...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

Allentown Adult Day Service celebrates with Open House

The Allentown Adult Day Service will Celebrate National Adult Day Service Week with its annual Open House on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 1-4 p.m. The special week provides opportunities to highlight adult day service centers throughout the country...

 
 Health    September 17, 2013

WIC families urged to get checks for free produce

The Allegheny County Health Department is reminding WIC families that checks for the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program are available until September 30 while supplies last and must be used before they expire November 30. Pregnant,...

 
 Health    September 17, 2013

Food safety certification course scheduled in S.S.

The Allegheny County Health Department recently released its fall schedule of food protection certification courses for food industry workers. The two-day course will be offered October 3 and 10 at Sokol Club on South Side; October 15 and 22 at Green...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

'Catechism' contributions reach $350,000 for convents

Coinciding with its production of Sister’s Summer School Catechism: God Never Takes a Vacation featuring Kimberly Richards, City Theater announced that fundraising to benefit retired nuns has...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

Kids' programs this fall at the Knoxville Library

The Knoxville Library’s fall programs are gearing up with food for the brain and body. The schedule for school aged children aims to keep kids healthy and active as the weather turns cooler. Active video games like “Just Dance” on will be...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

Thank You event Saturday

On Saturday, Sept. 21, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania will say “thank you” to South Side area residents for their generosity in the past and also ask them for additional donations with a festive Donation Celebration event at its store at...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

Preserving the harvest at Mt. Washington Library

Upcoming Fall Events at the Mt. Washington Library include: Preserving the Harvest on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 6:30-8 p.m. Come to this class and learn the basics of canning, drying and freezing. Recipes will be included. Presented by Susan Marquesen,...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

Santa Maria Magdalena moving to South Side

Saint Maria Magdalena, ORCC has found a new site, the old St. Casimir Church at 22nd and Sarah streets, South side. The church will be called the Paraclete Center in honor of devotion to the Holy Spirit. The opening will take place on Sunday Sept....

 
 Public Safety    September 17, 2013

Police will be conducting aggressive driving enforcement in area

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will be conducting Aggressive Driving Enforcement during the next two weeks, from September 16 until September 27. The additional enforcement is in association with the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

Hello Bistro has 'Best Burger' in competition

The National Hamburger Festival honored Pittsburgh-based Eat’n Park Restaurants (www.eatnpark.com) with a first place award at the eighth annual festival and Best Burger Competition, in Akron on August 17 and 18. Eat’n Park’s winning entry is...

 
 Meetings    September 17, 2013

Town Hall meeting on Affordable Care Act

A Town Hall Forum on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, featuring a panel discussion by experts and a question-and-answer session, at the University of Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Oct. 2, will offer the public one of its best...

 
 Meetings    September 17, 2013

Town Hall Forum will offer answers about Affordable Care Act

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, will hear from experts in the insurance and health care industries, nonprofits and community leaders at a public hearing on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at St. Pamphilus...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

Columbia Gas working on Hilltop

Columbia Gas is upgrading more than 5,000 feet of old steel pipe in the Hilltop communities in the coming months. Work began last week and will continue until late December on Freeland Street, Loyal Way, Knox Avenue, Arlington Avenue, Amanda Avenue...