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Articles from the October 13, 2015 edition

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Carrick Blitz continues, next steps to be decided

City officials provided a progress report on the 42 properties that are being targeted as part of the Carrick Blitz at the Carrick / Overbrook Crime Watch meeting last Monday in the Concord K5 auditorium. Officials from the mayor’s office,...

 

South High grad will be inducted into City League Hall of Fame

Mike Harber, who played in the backfield with Lynn Harris at South High School in the early 1970s, calls Mr. Harris "the best running back to ever play at the school." "He had a combination of power,...

 

Real Estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Richard Klavon to Anna Grace Holdings LLC at 21 Kosciusko Way for $188,000. George Cincala III to Ethan Hagerty at 2250 Mary St. Apt 103 for $250,000. William David Journell to L2 Holdings Ltd. at 409 Parkwood Road for $18,250. 17th Ward...

 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Darryl Foulks, 235 Michigan Street, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.3, 302.4, 304.3. • Michael...

 

We don't need the farm

We do not need any farms in the city. If that is the kind of life you want, then to move to the country. In the article of Oct. 6, 2015 (Flagpole, urban farm moving forward in Mt. O. City) it talks about 60 new homes and 60 rental units. This takes...

 

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ZONING HEARING

PLACE— Mt. Oliver Municipal Building, 150 Brownsville Road, Mt. Oliver, PA 15210 DATE— Wednesday, October 28, 2015 TIME— 7:00 p.m. CASE #02-15— Request Continuation of a Lawful Non-Conforming Use Due to Time Limitations to Revert an R-1 to...

 

Beltzhoover code blitz

A portion of Beltzhoover will be the subject of a code enforcement blitz on Thursday, Nov. 12. The code enforcement blitz will encompass the prevention, detection, investigation and enforcement of violations of statutes or ordinances regulating...

 

Allentown community meeting

The Allentown CDC will hold a community meeting on Monday, Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m. at the Black Forge Coffee House, 1206 Arlington Avenue. The agenda will include façade renovation programs available for residents in the “Grandview South” area of...

 

Dairy District ground breaking

The first ground breaking for Carrick’s Dairy District will take place on Friday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. at the corner of Brownsville Road and East Myers Avenue. The lot, located across the street from Colteryahn Dairy, will host farmers’ markets,...

 

Market House has CCAC classes and more

Fall CCAC classes have begun at the South Side Market House Senior Center on 12th Street. The classes are free of charge and the teachers come to the center. Classes include: Arts & Crafts, Healthy Cooking, Digital Camera Basics and Line Dancing. On...

 

Free dinner on Oct. 18 in Beltzhoover

A free Sunday supper for all Hilltop Residents will take place on Sunday, Oct. 18, 4 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Ave. The supper is sponsored by Michael Lench Catering and hosted by The Beltzhoover Civic Association....

 

Withers named one of CNN's Heroes

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System (PMHS) has announced that Jim Withers, MD, founder and medical director of PMHS’ Operation Safety Net (OSN), has been named one of CNN’s Top Ten Heroes of 2015. Anderson Cooper, who hosts ‘CNN Heroes: An All-Star...

 

Tutors needed to teach kids how to read

OASIS is looking for tutors to help a child in the neighborhood learn to read. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50+. All materials, books, and supplies are provided by OASIS. Ongoing education is...

 

City considering change to zoning code concerning noise standards

The Planning Commission has initiated a Zoning Code Text amendment, proposing amendments to the Residential Compatibility and Operational Performance sections of the Zoning Code in order to provide clear, reasonable and enforceable noise performance...

 

City-wide public safety

The 2015 Fall City-wide Public Safety Meeting will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at The Pittsburgh Project, 2801 North Charles Street, 15214. The topic for this meeting is “Where do we go from here?” and how to learn to build...

 

German dinner benefits helping to preserve St. George Church

The St. George Church Preservation Society is hosting a buffet of German cuisine at Restaurant UUBU6, 180 Pius Street on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. A donation of $20 will support the efforts to preserve the former St. George Church in Allentown....

 

Fall Dinner

A German Style Fall dinner is planned for Sunday, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m., at Sancta Maria Magdalena, Oasis Center, 1912 Brownsville Rd, Carrick. A table for six is $45 or $10 per person. RSVP to 412-586-5621....

 

Carrick Tree Tenders mulching on Oct. 20

Join the Carrick Tree Tenders and Tree Pittsburgh as they care for the urban street trees on Brownsville Road in Carrick, Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the corner of Brownsville Road and Churchview Avenue. Activities will...

 

Spencer UMC Rummage sale

A Spring Rummage Sale will take place at the Spencer United Methodist Church on Friday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. The sale will include clothes, jewelry, toys, linens, housewares, small appliances, and...

 

Wings & Wildlife art show returns to National Aviary

After a 10-year hiatus, the Wings & Wildlife Art Show, presented by Mascaro, returns to the National Aviary, bringing a carefully selected array of beautifully crafted wildlife art for Aviary...

 

Bon Air community meeting

There will be a Bon Air All Community Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 6–7 p.m. at the Bon Air Parklet Gazebo, intersection of Calle and Conniston....

 

City Theatre introduces Pay-What-You-Want for

City Theatre Company has introduced a series of Pay-What-You-Want performances throughout the 2015/16 Season. The first of these events will take place on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the 9 p.m. performance of Conor McPherson’s The Night Alive. A limited...

 

Arrests made in Knoxville shootings

 The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit has made three arrests in the September 10 shooting in Knoxville. Daquan Moore, 20, of Brookline; Romier Nevels, 17, of Dormont, and Antwan Martinez, 17, of...

 

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