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Articles from the September 22, 2015 edition

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 By Mia Rupani    Front Page    September 22, 2015

Grass roots group forms to preserve St. George Church

Fearing the worst for the future of the Allentown Catholic church long known as St. George (now St. John Vianney), a group of local parishioners have formed a preservation group in an effort to...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    September 22, 2015

MWCDC hears from those interested in joining board

Eight Mount Washington Community Development Corporation Board nominees hoping to win a seat during next month’s election addressed community members at the MWCDC community forum meeting on September 17 at the Mount Washington Senior Center on...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    September 22, 2015

Arlington spray park slated for construction

Arlington residents have been talking about getting a spray park in South Side Playground, known as "The Fort," since 2008 when Mayor Luke Ravenstahl visited the playground and identified it as one...

 
 Real Estate    September 22, 2015

Real Estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Maria Patricia Bandeira Dasilva to Lion Holdings Ltd. at 409 Parkwood Road for $18,250. John Collier to David Scarritt and Michelle Scarriett at 138 S. 23rd St. for $235,000. Carl Frankovitch to James Atchison at 2820 Sarah St. for...

 
 Government    September 22, 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 231/15 on...

 
 Lifestyles    September 22, 2015

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

The first Walkatop in Emerald View Park, a self-guided trail-walking tour of the park, benefited the Thomas Alton Brown Foundation and suicide prevention....

 
 By Cpl. Kyle Welshans    News    September 22, 2015

Arlington native awarded second Navy Marine Corps Medal

Master Sgt. Jay Wilfrom, the adjutant chief for the 4th Marine Corps District, received the Navy Marine Corps Medal in a ceremony at the Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna in New Cumberland,...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

Energy, money saving workshops in So. Side

Conservation Consultants Inc. (CCI) is offering a three-session workshop series on Energy for area residents at The Ann Jones Gerace Center, formerly Conservation Consultants Inc., 64 S. 14th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. The workshops, held on Wedne...

 
 Kids    September 22, 2015

Explore, an environmental education program for kids

Explore a field-based environmental education program for local youth ages 10-16 will take place Emerald View Park. Five two-hour sessions will take participants through the interactions between the history of the neighborhood, the park’s ecology...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

Market House hosting an Oktoberfest celebration

Everyone is invited to the Market House Senior Center Oktoberfest on October 2 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be homemade periogies, huluski, hot sausage, and hot dogs with kraut. In addition, there will be bingo, a flea market, bake sale and fun...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

October 17 selected for debut of Open Streets Brentwood

Brentwood’s Brownsville Road will host the first-urban fringe model of Ciclovia in the county when Open Streets Brentwood is held on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “I’m very excited to see the Open Streets concept extend beyond our...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

Discovering Christ program at Prince of Peace Parish Center

Prince of Peace Parish is offering a seven-session program on Discovering Christ. Participants will gather to share dinners, listen to a teaching and explore answers to questions about God and finding the ultimate purpose in life. The program will...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

Blessing of the Animals Oct. 4 at Grace Church on Mt. Wash.

A “Blessing of the Animals” will take place at Grace Church (Anglican) at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4, in observance of St. Francis’ Day. All are welcome to bring their pets, either caged or on leashes, to be blessed on the lawn. Grace Church is...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

Flu shot clinic at Welcome Ctr.

The South Side Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with Rite Aid to host a flu shot clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the South Side Welcome Center, 1100 East Carson Street. Authorized representatives from the 2300 Jane Street...

 
 Kids    September 22, 2015

Kids meals at Arlington Rec

Meals for children up to 18 years old are being served at the Arlington Recreation Center on Salisbury Street. Those 18 and under can come to the recreation center for a snack from 3-4 p.m. Dinner is served from 5-6:30 p.m....

 
 News    September 22, 2015

Armstrong tunnel closures this week

The inbound lanes of the Armstrong Tunnels will be closed for inspection work on Thursday, and Friday, September 24-25.  The closures will begin at 10 p.m. on each evening and continue until 6 a.m. the following morning. A detour will be posted...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

Shredding event slated in Carrick

Carrick Business Association will sponsor an on-site shredding day on Saturday, Oct. 10. Shredding will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lots of the Concord Presbyterian Church and Vern’s Electric, 1917 Brownsville Road. The event...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

South reunion

South High Class of 1965 is planning a 50th year reunion on November 7. Classmates should contact Judy immediately if they or anyone they know is interested in attending at classreunion65@hotmail.com....

 
 News    September 22, 2015

City survey asks how you get to work, school

Mayor William Peduto, in partnership with Green Building Alliance, the Pittsburgh 2030 District, Envision Downtown and others, has announced the “Make My Trip Count” survey, a first-of-its-kind effort to learn how commuters in the Pittsburgh...

 
 Entertainment    September 22, 2015

Science Center will host a free lunar eclipse skywatch event

For the upcoming Lunar Eclipse, Carnegie Science Center is inviting all astronomy fans to watch the astronomical event at a special SkyWatch program. The program, on Sunday, Sept. 27, from 8:30 – 11:30 p.m., is free to the public. Guests are invite...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

WIC families being urged to redeem checks for produce

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reminding Women, Infants and Children (WIC) families that the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks they received must be used before they expire on November 30. Additionally, individuals...

 
 News    September 22, 2015

CARD-negie events at the library this month

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) is celebrating National Library Card Sign-up Month throughout September with family-friendly activities, featuring CLP mascot Andrew CARD-negie’s birthday. All 19 CLP locations are participating. Residents are...

 
 Public Safety    September 22, 2015

Arrest made in Knoxville shooting

Raymon Brown, 19, of Knoxville, has been arrested in connection with a July 20 shooting of a 47-year-old woman in Knoxville. His charges include aggravated assault, criminal attempt, carrying a...

 

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