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Articles from the October 17, 2006 edition

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 By Al Lowe    Front Page    October 17, 2006

Washington will meet Guyasuta once again on Mt. Washington

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation will be introducing a new landmark and tourist attraction with two events scheduled for October 25. First there will be the 2 p.m. unveiling of a...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    October 17, 2006

BBI outlines procedures for reporting abandoned and hazardous properties

Ron Graziano, chief of the city's Bureau of Building Inspection (BBI), answered questions about condemned houses, building permits, liened property, and more at the October 9 meeting of the 16th Ward Block Watch in Arlington. The evening's other...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    October 17, 2006

Problems with bars continue to be heard in South Side

Local taverns were the main focus of this month's overview of area crime by Zone 3 Commander RaShall Brackney during the October 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. She began by saying that crime statistics in the South Side reflect all the...

 
 News    October 17, 2006

Celebrity Cook-Off will take place at Nakama

The second annual Nakama Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar Celebrity Cook-Off, benefiting the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, will be Monday, Nov. 6 featuring sports figures, media personalities and other local...

 
 News    October 17, 2006

Benefit dance

After a long search the Stiefvater-Brooks families were successful in finding a hall for their annual fundraising dance to raise funds for a cure for diabetes. The dance is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 20 from 7 p.m. to midnight in the Mount...

 
 News    October 17, 2006

Voting machine demonstration on Mt.

There will be a demonstration of the new county voting machines at the Mount Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 10-11:30 a.m. Those attending will have an opportunity to practice prior to voting on November 7....

 
 Kids    October 17, 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...

 
 Meetings    October 17, 2006

MOACC will meet on Wed.

The Mount Oliver Area Chamber of Commerce will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at noon at Sub Place Special, 311 Brownsville Road. The guest speaker is District Judge Richard King....

 
 Meetings    October 17, 2006

AARP to meet on October 25

The next meeting of Birmingham AARP #2757 will be Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 12:30 p.m. at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue. After the meeting a Chinese auction and Octoberfest will be held. Participants should bring handmade or new...

 
 Meetings    October 17, 2006

Allentown meeting will focus on public safety topics in area

The Allentown Civic Association will meet on Thursday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Ave. Topics for the evening will include the Weed and Seed program, public safety and the changing of the ACA into the Allentown...

 
 Meetings    October 17, 2006

Superintendent Roosevelt will speak in Beltzhoover

The next meeting of the Greater Beltzhoover Inter-Agency Network, “Meet the Principals,” will be Tuesday, Oct. 31 at Saint Paul A.M.E. Church, 400 Orchard Place, Knoxville. The evening will start with a reception at 5 p.m., the program will...

 
 Meetings    October 17, 2006

Knoxville BW meeting Oct. 24

The next meeting of the Upper Knoxville Block Watch will be Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Knoxville Christian Church, 72 Knox Avenue. Guest speakers include Senator Wayne Fontana, State Representative Jake Wheatley, Jr., District Judge...

 
 News    October 17, 2006

Potter's House Fellowship's Word in Season Kingdom

Potter's House Fellowship Alliance will hold its annual Word in Season Kingdom Gathering beginning on Thursday, Oct. 19 through Saturday, Oct. 21. Pittsburgh's own Messenger Annette Carswell will be the initial speaker on Thursday at 7 p.m. Special...

 
 Meetings    October 17, 2006

Slopes association will host providers

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will provide information about several services available to Slopes residents at the next meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. Representatives from Cove Forge, Mercy Behavioral Clinic, Pittsburgh...

 
 Meetings    October 17, 2006

Phillips principal guest speaker at S.S. C.C.

Join South Side Community Council, as they hear from Mr. Rodney Necciai, the new principal at Phillips Elementary School, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23 at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. Mr. Necciai became principal after Dr. Barbara...

 
 News    October 17, 2006

Arts and Crafts Christmas Festival this weekend

The 12th annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival will be October 20, 21, 22, 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at the Washington Fairgrounds, 2151 N. Main Street, Washington, PA. The event features more than 220 home decorating,...

 
 Kids    October 17, 2006

Teen night at S.S. Library

Teen night at South Side Library means games, snacks and random occurrences of fun. The first Teen Night for this school year will be Thursday, Oct. 19 from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. They'll be celebrating Teen Read Week with games and prizes. Snacks will...

 
 News    October 17, 2006

Bake sale at Elder-ado

The public is welcome to stop by the Knoxville Elder-ado Senior Center for their Bake Sale on Friday, Oct. 28 starting at 10 a.m. and continuing until everything is sold. Donations of homemade items are welcome, call 412-381-6900 for more...

 
 Health    October 17, 2006

Diabetic support group will meet on Thursday mornings at SJV

Do you need help and encouragement to manage your diabetes? Can you offer tips and encouragement to others? A support group for people who live with diabetes is meeting monthly on Thursday mornings from 9:30 –11:00 at the St. John Vianney Parish...

 
 Health    October 17, 2006

Spirit of Health coming monthly to the Hilltop

The Spirit of Health van will be coming to the Hilltop once a month with a variety of services to help residents stay healthy. The 31-foot vehicle is a wellness clinic on wheels. The Spirit of Health offers a convenient and comfortable atmosphere...

 
 Kids    October 17, 2006

Haunted house for teenagers in Carrick

Come if you dare to the Carrick Library's creepy haunted house on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 5:30-7 p.m. for children ages 3 and up. The haunted house will be presented by the library's Teen Advisory Group. The Teen Halloween Party will be on Saturday,...

 
 Kids    October 17, 2006

Pumpkin decorating

Bring a small pumpkin and your creative ideas to the Pumpkin Fun program at the South Side Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11:30 a.m. After some fun pumpkin stories for all ages, they will provide craft supplies...

 
 Kids    October 17, 2006

Teens welcome to come to the Knoxville Library

Teens with ideas, opinions or something to say should come to the Knoxville Library on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. That's when the Teen Advisory Group will be formed and interested teens can help fix up the Just 4 Teens section and...

 
 Kids    October 17, 2006

Family fun activities begin at the Carrick Library

Get ready for fall at the Carrick Library and help develop your child's early literacy skills through stories, songs and activities at the weekly Storytime for children ages 2-5 on Thursdays at 11:15 a.m. Duquesne Light volunteers will be at the...

 

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