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Articles from the October 1, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 1, 2013

StepTrek going high-tech this year with GIS route maps

Brian Oswald, who moved to the South Side five years ago, first learned of StepTrek when he joined the board of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) four years ago. “I thought, ‘my goodness, this is awesome. How come I didn’t...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 1, 2013

Library heralds successes at city-wide meeting held at the South Side Branch

Informal meetings held recently in the South Side and North Side, and sponsored by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP)’s board of trustees, allowed the community to learn about the current and future plans of the library. In her slide...

 
 By Andrew Goldstein    Front Page    October 1, 2013

Permit parking not looked on as being business friendly in S.S.

Parking in South Side has drawn the ire of residents and visitors of the neighborhood for years, and it could soon become a more widespread issue than ever. More residential permit parking areas are likely to appear in addition to zones that already...

 
 News    October 1, 2013

Paving status of Brownsville Road in Carrick

Early in the season, Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak requested the entirety of Brownsville Road be paved by Public Works. Recently the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works reported to them because of various utility work that will be taking...

 
 Real Estate    October 1, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 10/1/13

16th Ward Estate of Catherine Wagner to Uber America LLC at 230 Clover St. for $30,000. Timothy Lucas to Holly Barnett at 24 Holt St. for $67,000. 17th Ward Panagiota Folino to Gregg Carson LLC at 1719-1721 E. Carson St. for $475,000. Margaret Seaman...

 
 Government    October 1, 2013

Zoning Board hearings

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 214/13 on...

 
 Government    October 1, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 3, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Ralph L. Schwartz, 860 Climax Street, 18th Ward, Continued Code 105.1. • Noel Pervost, 306 Alries...

 
 Kids    October 1, 2013

CLP-Knoxville previews tv show

A new WQED television series, Peg + Cat, will be previewed for children ages 2-5 with an adult on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 2:30 p.m. at the Knoxville Library. This series “inspires preschool children to see math as exciting, accessible, and fun,”...

 
 Kids    October 1, 2013

Carrick Library schedules kids programs

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Carrick will host a variety of programs for kids in pre-k through their teens in October. School-Age Fun: Kids Club is for kids in grades K-5. Come to the library at 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays through October 24 for...

 
 Kids    October 1, 2013

Co-Creators club for youth starts soon

All youth ages 4 - 16 years are welcome to join South Side’s Co-Creators Youth Club starting on October 8 at the South Side Presbyterian Church. Every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m., youth come from the South Side and other neighborhoods to enjoy...

 
 Meetings    October 1, 2013

South Side Planning Forum

The South Side Planning Forum will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The agenda will include presentations by the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association and Mary Ellen...

 
 News    October 1, 2013

Allentown history available as ebook

Last August, the Allentown History Book became available in hard copy to be ordered on-line at Amazon.com and at the marketplace at Lulu.com for $15. Recently Lulu.com converted the book into the ePub format so it can be purchased by those who read...

 
 News    October 1, 2013

World Communion Day service

The South Side Presbyterian Church is celebrating World Communion on Sunday, Oct. 6, at its 11 a.m. worship service. This is the one day of the year when the most Christians all around the world share Communion as a sign of unity. The church is...

 
 News    October 1, 2013

Voter registration deadline nears

The Allegheny County Elections Division has announced that residents who wish to vote in the November 5 municipal election must be registered by Tuesday, Oct. 7. Registered voters who have moved or changed their name or party affiliation must also...

 
 News    October 1, 2013

Saw Mill Run Boulevard northbound lane restriction continues monday

Lane restrictions on northbound Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) in the City of Pittsburgh will continue Monday, Oct. 7, weather permitting. Single lane closures will occur as needed on northbound Route 51 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through...