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Articles from the October 3, 2006 edition

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 Real Estate    October 3, 2006

Real Estate Transactions for Issue of 10/10/06

16th Ward Alice Cutler to Alice Cutler and Linda Chytil at 137 Clover St. for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $16,995). Estate of Raymond Koperski to Dale Edward Greives at 2904 Devlin St. for $52,000. Ian Wilson Davis to Tara McCo...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Spaghetti dinner on October 14 benefits Carrick Cougars Hockey

The Carrick Cougars Hockey Club will sponsor a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 5-8 p.m. in Saint Basil Church's hall, 1735 Brownsville Road. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Proceeds will support the CCHC...

 
 Meetings    October 3, 2006

Luke Ravenstahl will speak at 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch

The 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch public meeting will be Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 7-9 p.m. at the Roosevelt School, Brownsville and Cherryhill roads (use side entrance). The guest speaker will be Mayor Luke Ravenstahl. Invited guests include Senator...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Deadline approaches to register to vote

The Allegheny County Elections Division today announced that residents who wish to vote in the November 7 General Election must be registered by Tuesday, October 10. Registered voters who have moved or changed their name or party affiliation must...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Open House at Concord School

Concord Elementary School will hold its annual Open House on October 9 from noon to 6 p.m. In addition to meeting with teachers, parents and families can take advantage of a bake sale, Book Fair and even join the PTO. There are several new staff...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Poets read own works Oct. 7 in South Side

Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange and participating shops will present “Poetry in October” on Saturday, Oct. 7 with six poets reading their own works, two poets each at three locations. The schedule is as follows. Fred Peterson and Walt Peterson: 6...

 
 Opinion    October 3, 2006

Councilman knows what's best for S. S.

The new development of the two condominiums and hotel is another shot in the arm for the South Side. It will create new jobs and taxes this city sorely needs. This is the same mentality that cut back the South Side Summer Street Spectacular to a...

 
 Opinion    October 3, 2006

Councilman Koch should have listened

City Council has all but collectively turned its back on residents of the South Side Flats and Slopes. In the preliminary vote taken on Wednesday Sept. 20, and the final vote on Tuesday, Sept. 26, Councilman Motznick, from Carrick, was the only...

 
 Entertainment    October 3, 2006

Poets read own works Oct. 7 in South Side

Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange and participating shops will present “Poetry in October” on Saturday, Oct. 7 with six poets reading their own works, two poets each at three locations. The schedule is as follows. Fred Peterson and Walt Peterson: 6...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Slavic food festival at St. John's

St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church will hold its annual Slavic Food Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14 and 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival features homemade traditional Slavic delicacies such as holupki (stuffed cabbage),...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

German-Americans celebrate 300 years living in America

Friday, Oct. 6 is German American Day, commemorating the 300 plus years of German immigration to the United States, beginning with the arrival of the first 13 Mennonite families from Krefeld, Germany on October 6, 1683. They subsequently founded...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Fall festival

Saint John Vianney Parish will hold its Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 and 7 at Allen and Climax streets. The festival will feature a flea market, bake sale, Chinese auction and dinners. The dinners will be...

 
 Meetings    October 3, 2006

16th Ward BW will be talking about Pgh. BBI

16th Ward Arlington Block Watch will meet on Monday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at St. Clair AA/Caliguiri Hall, 2400 Elsie St. Guest speaker will be Ronald Grazino from the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Building Inspections. District Magisterial Judge Gene...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Co-Creators Youth Club begins 2006-07 season

The South Side Co-Creators Youth Club will start its 2006-07 season tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 3. All children ages 4 through 16 years are welcome to this interdenominational group that meets each Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the South Side Presbyterian...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Homebuyers seminar in Carrick

A free home buying seminar will be presented by Century 21/Rise McIlrath Real Estate agency on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. that will take prospective buyers through the process step-by-step. For reservations call Cathy or Kim at...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Boro police commended

Mount Oliver Police Chief Frank Mosseso accepts a commendation from Ralph Woods, representing the Mount Oliver Chamber of Commerce. The award commends the Mount Oliver Police Department for doing an...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Spiritual Direction-in-Common sessions held at Saint Adalbert

Spiritual Direction-in-Common sessions are being held at Saint Adalbert convent on 15th Street on two Thursdays in October for adults, 12:15-1 p.m., and young adults, 7-8 p.m. The theme for the October 12 session is Meditation and the theme for the...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Pittsburgh Public Schools to hold Magnet Information Fair

Parents seeking information about Pittsburgh Public Schools magnet programs are encouraged to attend the District's Magnet Information Fair, Saturday, Oct. 7. The fair will take place from 1 – 3 p.m. at Frick International Studies Academy, 107...

 
 Front Page    October 3, 2006

District Judge working to keep promise to make South Side a safer community

South Side District Magisterial Judge Gene Ricciardi addressed the most recent meeting of the South Side Chamber of Commerce on September 21 at the Morning Glory Inn on Sarah Street. Since becoming a district judge this year, Mr. Ricciardi has taken...

 
 Front Page    October 3, 2006

South Side puts together a task force to combat growing nuisance bars

South Side has a Nuisance Bar Task Force and the South Side Community Council believes all residents and business owners of the community should be aware of the group. That is one of the reasons this was the topic at the most recent Community...

 
 Front Page    October 3, 2006

Heading for the hills

With a beautiful fall day and an advance registration of around 300 people, the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association's annual Step Trek was a success. “Steppers” had their choice of three...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Carrick awards prizes for gardening

The 2006 Carrick Goes Gardening awards were distributed during the 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch meeting in September. Awarded cash prizes for their first place gardening efforts were Audrey Dawida,...

 
 Kids    October 3, 2006

Halloween parade, costume judging in Carrick Oct. 28

The Carrick Community Council in cooperation with the Carrick Business Association will sponsor the annual Halloween Parade on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. The parade will travel from the Sankey Avenue parking lot to the Carrick/Mt. Oliver shopping...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Sabers have their ups and downs in recent games

The South Side Sabers hosted the Steel Valley Ironmen for five games on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Quarry Field. The first game of the day pitted the Saber team of seven and eight-year-olds against their Steel Valley counterparts. The game started out...

 
 News    October 3, 2006

Friends of the Library will hold ‘Gourmet Sampler' October 6

The annual fundraiser for the Friends of Carnegie Library, South Side, “The Gourmet Sampler – A Taste of South Side,” will be Friday, Oct. 6 from 7-9 p.m. For a donation of $17 one can sample hors d'oeuvres from many restaurants, caterers, and...

 

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