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Articles from the October 4, 2016 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 4, 2016

Progress slowed on urban farm while HUD considers sale

A new name emerged from the Sept. 22 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch: the organization will now be known as the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. Attendees voted to adopt a broader name that would encompass the broader...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 4, 2016

Residents get to talk directly with Zone 3 commander about issues

A new meeting room in the renovated Knoxville branch of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh was host to the Sept. 19 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. The library reopened this summer after closing for a year for a $3.5 million renovation...

 
 Government    October 4, 2016

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 1:15 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik’s courtroom: • Travis L. Marrara, 84 Southern Avenue, 19th Ward, Code 302.4. The following Housing Court cases are...

 
 Real Estate    October 4, 2016

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward George Harris to US Bank NA trustee at 978 Becks Run Road for $2,053 by sheriff’s deed. Estate of Thomas Stiefvater Jr. to Jon Richards at 3009 Cobden St. for $25,000. SS Allegheny LLC to Robert Swope at 724 Pliney Way for $18,000. 17th...

 
 Government    October 4, 2016

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 19 Bedford Square, Shawn O’Mara,...

 
 Government    October 4, 2016

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 274/16 on Thursd...

 
 Opinion    October 4, 2016

No stop on the Hilltop

The Port Authority began detouring all inbound light rail traffic and bus traffic from the South Hills Junction along Warrington and Arlington avenues on October 3 and will continue through October 22 while track is being replaced near Station...

 
 Kids    October 4, 2016

Carrick Halloween party

A Halloween Costume Contest and Party, sponsored by Carrick Community Council and Philips Park Recreation Center, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 29 from noon to 2 p.m. There will be free Ghoulish Games, freaky fun and frightening food. Trophies...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Inbound trolleys, buses detoured over Hilltop

Port Authority of Allegheny County began restricting transit service in the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel beginning at the start of service on Monday, Oct. 3, through the end of service on Saturday, Oct. 22, while crews replace nearly 800 feet of lig...

 
 Meetings    October 4, 2016

MWCDC elections Oct. 20

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation will hold elections for its Board of Directors at a community forum on Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m. at the Mt. Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. Six Board Members will be elected at...

 
 Meetings    October 4, 2016

Slopes to hold elections at next meeting

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) will hold its annual General Meeting at 7 p.m. on October 11 at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. In addition to important neighborhood updates, the association will hold elections...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Next Fresh Fridays will be Oct. 14 on the Hilltop

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, Oct. 14. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 
 Kids    October 4, 2016

Co-Creators club resuming

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

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Columbia Gas donates $8,000 to to In Service of Seniors program

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. recently presented an $8,000 contribution to Family Services of Western Pennsylvania, In Service of Seniors: Pittsburgh program to assist in funding a range of home-safety modifications for eligible senior...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Bikers top 400 in annual Ride to Gettysburg

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, hosted his 16th Annual "Ride to Gettysburg" on Sept. 24, with an estimated 400 riders participating in the motorcycle ride from the fountain on Commonwealth...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

URA receives award for SouthSide Works development

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) received two Silver Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC): Financing our Future: 2015 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Report won in...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

The Edge at South Side awarded $2M state grant

Redevelopment grant funds totaling more than $2 million will be used to support the Edge at South Side project, Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Rep. Jake Wheatley (D-Allegheny) announced. The $2.5 million grant for the project was approved through...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Blight Bootcamp returns for second year

Blight Bootcamp will kick off on Friday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. with a community-led service event followed by a pre-conference cookout and celebration. The main conference will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Propel Hazelwood, 5401 Glenwood Ave, Pi...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Market House lists Oct. activities

The South Side Market House Healthy Active Living Center on 12th Street has a full month of activities lined up for October. Every Monday in October Carnegie Library will be offering a “How to use a Small Computer /Tablet” class from 10-11 a.m....