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Articles from the October 8, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    October 8, 2013

Consultants outline how to bring back housing on Hilltop

Allentown and Beltzhoover residents gathered recently to hear the preliminary results of a study looking at housing: what was available and what is needed, in their neighborhoods. The study was a project of the Hilltop Alliance utilizing a grant...

 
 News    October 8, 2013

Fresh Fridays distribution on October 11

Area residents may qualify for free produce, to be distributed on the Hilltop, and have an opportunity to sign up for Meals on Wheels if they qualify. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 an...

 
 By Akasha Chamberlain    Front Page    October 8, 2013

Some Mt. Washington residents have a different view of the neighborhood

Raymond Wehring, who has lived on Mount Washington for 50 years, remembers when Norton Street was vibrant and full of neighbors. Now surrounded by empty houses instead, Mr. Wehring wants nothing more...

 
 Real Estate    October 8, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 10/8/13

16th Ward Samuel DiCicco Jr. to Nathan and Jill Lutz at 2617 Larkins Way for $160,000. Kevin Krider to Ulrich and Kathleen Kelly Siebenlist at 2910 Mary St. for $355,000. Rachel Jones to April Mae and Chad McKee at 2250 Mary St. 108 for $275,000....

 
 Government    October 8, 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 204/13 on...

 
 Opinion    October 8, 2013

Permit parking clarity

I would like to provide some clarity to the comments attributed to me (Permit parking not looked on as being business friendly in S.S., SPR Oct. 1, 2013) on permit parking. I have worked on the gathering of signatures for and against permit parking...

 
 By Emily Balser    News    October 8, 2013

Technology sparks renewed interest in the South Side library

A middle school student uses an afterschool class to create music and videos. A mother brings her child to explore using an iPad. Dozens use the free WiFi. Oh, and there are books you can check out...

 
 News    October 8, 2013

Free chicken dinner in Beltzhoover

Beltzhoover Civic Association’s Feed the Community Campaign continues with a free chicken dinner for all Hilltop residents on Friday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. in the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue. This month’s dinner is...

 
 Kids    October 8, 2013

Carrick branch library hosting programs for toddlers to teens

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...

 
 News    October 8, 2013

Science center entertains kids during their parents' night out

Parents’ Night Out at Carnegie Science Center simplifies date night for parents seeking a safe and entertaining location where their kids can spend the evening. The next Parents’ Night Out is slated for Saturday, Oct. 12. Parents can register...

 
 Entertainment    October 8, 2013

City Theatre opens season with Tony Award winner

 City Theatre opens its 2013-2014 season with the zany Broadway comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. Written by Christopher Durang and directed by Tracy Brigden, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and...

 
 News    October 8, 2013

Workshop aims to reduce exposure to everyday toxins

Healthy Body, Healthy Home Workshop will be presented on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 6:30-8 p.m. by the Pennsylvania Resources Council at the CCI Center, 64 South 14th Street. The workshop is designed to heighten awareness and encourage action around...

 
 News    October 8, 2013

Annual Dare to Dream youth conference on November 9

The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace & Lighthouse Cathedral will present the Fourth Annual Dare to Dream Youth Conference on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Lighthouse Memorial Christian Center, 810 Fisher St. Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Keynote speaker will...

 
 News    October 8, 2013

Press club offering scholarship for outstanding aspiring journalists

The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is taking applications for its eighth annual $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship awarded to aspiring journalists. The award is designed to encourage outstanding undergraduate journalism students in print and...