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Articles from the October 15, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 15, 2013

S.S. Bar Association, Duquesne University at Planning Forum

Presentations by representatives of the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSB&RA), and Duquesne University, headlined the Oct. 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. In the first talk, Adam DeSimone said the SSB&RA has more than 30...

 
 By Tony Sonita    Front Page    October 15, 2013

South Side Graffiti Watch tackles tagging within the neighborhood

South Side resident Steve Root says keeping his neighborhood clean is not just a goal but a mindset. Mr. Root organizes regular events aimed at painting over graffiti in the area as a member of the...

 
 Government    October 15, 2013

Upcoming City of Pittsburgh 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 243/13 on...

 
 Government    October 15, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Traci Bell, 206 Spencer Avenue, 29th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.4, 302.8. • Bernadette Kirch,...

 
 Real Estate    October 15, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 10/15/13

16th Ward Estate of John McMahon to Hilltop Redevelopment LLC at Eleanor St. for $32,500. Wayne Bisbey to Jamin Gross at 15 Eleanor St. for $150,000. 17th Ward Estate of Gertrude Bielewicz to Andrew Johnson at 12 Brosville St. for $65,100. Georgeann...

 
 Entertainment    October 15, 2013

Birth of Rock and Roll discussion on South Side

“The Birth of Rock and Roll” is the theme of a Reunion Show of two seasoned music pros, Ron “Ronnie” Lynn and John Luddingham, at the South Side Presbyterian Church on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. Mr. Lynn, who lives on South Side, is a...

 
 Entertainment    October 15, 2013

Annual Arts & Crafts Christmas festival at Washington Fairgrounds

The 19th Annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival will celebrate the spirit of the holidays on October 18, 19, 20 and 26, 27 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Washington, PA. The festival opens to the public each day from 10 a.m....

 
 News    October 15, 2013

10,000 volunteers expected for citywide Redd Up

Upwards of 10,000 volunteers are expected to participate in litter clean ups, tree plantings community garden maintenance and beautification projects in more than 150 communities in and outside Pittsburgh during the Fall Redd Up on the Oct. 25-26-27...

 
 News    October 15, 2013

Blood drive in So. Side

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community on Monday, Oct. 28 from 2-7 p.m. Donors can enter a drawing to win a $200 Visa gift card or a set of classic vampire films on DVD. The volunteers - but not the...

 
 News    October 15, 2013

City announces official trick-or-treat hours

The City of Pittsburgh’s official trick-or-treat hours will be on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Residents are encouraged to visit the city’s user-friendly Halloween webpage to find festivities hosted by community and church...

 
 News    October 15, 2013

Trunk or Treat tailgating party for South Pittsburgh families

On Halloween, the parking lot of the Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community will be creeping and crawling with trick-or-treaters and their families. The parking lot will be transformed into a one-stop candy distribution center. Instead of walking...

 
 News    October 15, 2013

Haunted Library coming to Carrick

“The Haunted Library,” a Carrick tradition, is returning to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Carrick. The library’s Teen Advisory Council welcomes everyone to explore three mini-rooms of spooky, family-friendly terror created by local teens....

 
 News    October 15, 2013

Haunted House Friday, Oct. 25 in Beltzhoover

A Haunted House sponsored by the Beltzhoover Civic Association is planned for Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26 from 7-10 p.m. in Upper McKinley Park. Admission is $5 and Halloween treats will be for sale. Call 412-979-6653 for more...

 
 Meetings    October 15, 2013

Beltzhoover block watch

The Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 29 Sylvania Ave in the Community Room. For additional information, contact the block watch captain at 412-381-7235. Everyone is welcome....

 
 Meetings    October 15, 2013

AARP #2757 Oktoberfest

Birmingham AARP #2757 will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue, at noon. There will be an Oktoberfest and refreshments served for a donation. For members only....

 
 News    October 15, 2013

Arlington Community Center lists full slate of fall and winter programs

Arlington Community Center, 2201 Salisbury Street, will offer a variety of programs during the fall and winter seasons. 3 on 3 Basketball is a free program for 12-16 year olds on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. beginning on November 6....

 
 News    October 15, 2013

Santa Maria Christ the King service in S.S.

Santa Maria Magdalena will be celebrating the Traditional Feast of Christ the King on Sunday, Oct.27, at 5 p.m. with Holy Mass and Procession of the Blessed Sacrament. The worship site is the Paraclete Center of old St Casimirs, Sarah St. South Side...

 
 News    October 15, 2013

Ride to Gettysburg draws more than 400 cyclists

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, hosted his 13th annual “Ride to Gettysburg” on Sept. 28. More than 400 participated in the ride from the fountain on Commonwealth Avenue in Harrisburg to Gettysburg. Rep. Readshaw and his riders, called...

 
 Health    October 15, 2013

Health Department to resume routine TB screenings October 15

Starting Tuesday, Oct. 15, the Allegheny County Health Department will resume routine tuberculosis screenings. The screenings were suspended in March due to a shortage of the solution used to administer the TB skin test, but the supply has now...

 
 News    October 15, 2013

Pittsburgh's first-ever clean air dash and festival provides fun for all ages

The inaugural Clean Air Dash and Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19, in South Side Riverfront Park, beginning at 9 a.m. This first-time event will celebrate Pittsburgh’s progress in reducing air pollution and challenge everyone to...

 
 Kids    October 15, 2013

Science center offers classic Halloween sleepover and almostovernighter

Carnegie Science Center welcomes families, Scout troops, and other interested groups for a night of awesome science activities during one of their classic Science After Dark events. On Friday, Oct. 25, the Spooky Science Sleepover provides a great...