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Articles from the October 2, 2007 edition

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 Opinion    October 2, 2007

Aren't there grants for boro's sewage problem

In regards to the article [about] Mt. Oliver getting grant money for a variety of our needs (Boro in line to receive state grants for community development, more, South Pittsburgh Reporter, Sept. 25), this is great. However, why can't they get a...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

Elder-ado centers will be closed for Columbus Day

Elder-ado Senior Centers will be closed Monday, Oct. 8 in observance of Columbus Day. Centers will reopen at the usual time on Tuesday....

 
 News    October 2, 2007

Animal Blessing on the Mount

A “Blessing of the Animals” will take place at Grace Episcopal Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, 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    October 2, 2007

Fashion show for Pilot Club

The Pilot Club of Pittsburgh will sponsor a “Fall for Fashion” show on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. at Salvatore's. Fashions are by Cold Water Creek. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Call Terri at 412-381-4989 or Marge at...

 
 Government    October 2, 2007

Two hearings of local interest at this week's Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled two public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Oct. 4 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 173/07...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

Knoxville Jr. High annual reunion coming in Nov.

The second annual Knoxville Junior High School Reunion will be Saturday, Nov. 24 from 5-11:30 p.m. at Duranti's Park Plaza Restaurant, 128 N. Craig Street, Oakland. The evening features a buffet dinner from 6-8 p.m. and a cash bar from 5-6 p.m. and...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

MS Society offers Entertainment and Enjoy books

The Multiple Sclerosis Service Society is selling Enjoy and Entertainment coupon books as a fundraising effort. The books are $25 and $20 respectively and are valid now through November 1, 2008. Payment can be made with a check or credit card, with...

 
 Health    October 2, 2007

Practice your escape plan during Fire Prevention Week

Capt. Andrew Marsh of the Mount Oliver Fire Department is reminding all area residents that October 7-13 is Fire Prevention Week. The theme for this year's Fire Prevention Week is Practice Your Escape Plan. Capt. Marsh said all families should take...

 
 Announcements    October 2, 2007

Borns welcome new baby granddaughter

Margaret and Don Born of Mount Oliver welcomed their ninth great grandchild, Heidi Nicole Miller, on July 6. She weighed 6 lb. 9 oz. and was born at Mercy Hospital at 2:08 a.m. She is the daughter of...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

Penn State releases latest Dean's List

Penn State University has released its Summer 2007 Term Dean's List. Emily L. Wolfson, from Mount Washington, earned Dean's List honors at the University Park Campus. She was among the 1,431 full-time summer session students who achieved Dean's...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

Penn State graduates from area

Four South Pittsburgh students were among the 2,306 students who recently graduated Penn State University. Those students, the campus they graduated from and their degree are: Jonathan R. Farrell, University Park, M S, Forest Resources; Jamil Bey,...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

New firefighters in Mt. Oliver

The Mount Oliver Fire Department recently welcomed new junior and probationary firefighters to the organization. Joining the MOFD as Junior Firefighters are: Ashley Gatts, Roy Grimm, Samantha O'Donnel and Anthony Shuey. New Probationary Firefighters...

 
 Announcements    October 2, 2007

Hackel, Wiechmann to wed

Joseph and Judy Hackel of Allentown announce the engagement of their daughter Julia Hackel to Joshua Wiechmann, the son of Edward and Terry Wiechmann of Wilkinsburg. Julia is a 2002 graduate of...

 
 Meetings    October 2, 2007

Alternative transportation showcase in S.S.

Ride, run, walk, peddle or paddle to the region's first festival showcasing the use of “alternative transportation” – public transportation, car-sharing, alternative fuels and human-powered vehicles on Friday, Oct. 5. Sessions will be at...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

‘Elvis' and ‘Martin' entertain Mount Oliver seniors

On Thursday, Sept. 20 the Mount Oliver Recreation Association sponsored an afternoon with the Blond Elvis of Casne World for seniors of the borough. Seniors enjoyed several hours of entertainment and lunch at no charge. The show included not only...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

‘Fashion Story' successful in raising money for PQF

A night-out for area ‘Fashionistas with a Purpose' was hosted last week at the elegantly eclectic, J. Verno Studio (at 3030 Jane Street), South Side. Proceeds from the Fourth Annual ‘Pittsburgh...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

A Taste of South Side on Fri.

“The Gourmet Sampler – A Taste of the South Side,” the annual fundraiser, sponsored by the Friends of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, South Side will be Friday, Oct. 5 from 7-9 p.m. “The Gourmet Sampler” features hors d'oeuvres from...

 
 News    October 2, 2007

South Side church cooking up ethnic lunches Fridays thru Oct.

Holy Assumption of Saint Mary Orthodox Church will offer Ethnic Lunches on Fridays, October 5, 12 and 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fish and chips, shrimp basket and Hot Sausage Sandwiches are available for $5 and include French fries and cole slaw....

 
 News    October 2, 2007

Ethnic food festival this week at St. Mary of the Mount Parish

Saint Mary of the Mount Parish and Bishop Leonard-St. Mary of the Mount Academy will host an Ethnic Food and Fun Festival October 5, 6 and 7 at Sullivan Hall, 115 Bigham Street, Mount Washington. The festival features American, German, Greek,...

 

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