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Articles from the October 18, 2016 edition

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S.S. Planning Forum learns of holiday lighting challenges

The Oct. 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with Mary Ellen Solomon, Duquesne University’s new assistant vice-president for executive affairs, introducing Rev. Jim McCloskey, the senior advisor to the university president for strateg...

 

Board elections are the highlight of Slopes membership meeting

Elections highlighted the brief Oct. 11 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) held at the Brashear Center in the South Side Flats. The elected slate of candidates consisted of Brad Palmisiano, Candice Gonzalez, Kristin...

 

Crime updates, news of new safety position outlined in Carrick

A monthly crime report, a Big Brothers Big Sisters program overview, and the announcement of a new Zone 3 Public Safety official were all part of this month’s Carrick/Overbrook Crime Watch meeting. Zone 3 officer Christine Luffey opened the...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

17th Ward Darlene Martin to Stonegate Investments LLC at 1010 Freyburg St. for $200,000. John Kovach et al. to Bethany Notaro at 46 S. 17th St. for $227,500. Michael Zajko to Scott McCoy at 1317 Sarah St. for $190,000. George Brnilovich to Nicole...

 

This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 2:00 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik’s courtroom: • Veysel Tahan, 513 Grace Street, 19th Ward, Code 302.4. • The 24 Wills Family Trust, 24 Wills...

 

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 363/16 on...

 

Carrick man arrested for series of robberies

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Violent Crime Unit has arrested a serial robber that has struck multiple businesses across the city since late August. Fredrick Pryor, 30, of Carrick was taken into...

 

Knoxville council plans two community meetings

Knoxville Community Council has scheduled two upcoming meetings to discuss recent neighborhood updates. At 6 p.m. on November 3, the KCC will hold a meeting at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, to provide neighborhood updates. A second meeting...

 

Holy Assumption of St. Mary's celebrates 100 years in South Side

On Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. Holy Assumption of St. Mary Orthodox Church will mark its centennial in South Side. Archbishop Melchisedek will preside over the Divine Liturgy joined by Igumen Patrick...

 

South Side Chamber elects new board members for upcoming terms

The South Side Chamber of Commerce held its general membership meeting at Farmers National Bank on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The meeting was held on the third floor of the Farmers National Bank building at 1812 East Carson Street, the former site of...

 

South Side volunteers wanted to join Pitt students on Make a Difference Day

South Side Community Council is partnering with University of Pittsburgh’s Pitt Make a Difference Day on Saturday, Oct. 22 to work on a variety of community projects. Approximately 300 students will be pulling weeds throughout the neighborhood,...

 

Arlington orchard dedication

The Arlington Civic Council will dedicate the Wayne Lester Memorial Orchard, on St. Patrick Street next to the Arlington Fire Station No. 22, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. Mr. Lester, a Pittsburgh firefighter, was instrumental in planting the...

 

Dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Take Back Day

On Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration will be hosting the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. In addition, Amsler Pharmacy, 818 E. Warrington Avenue in...

 

Allentown Senior Center Open House

The Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue, will celebrate returning home after a two-year absence with an Open House celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 1-4 p.m. The Open House will...

 

MWCDC elections on October 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...

 

City launches building, zoning information website

The City of Pittsburgh has launched buildingeye, a new public website mapping tool designed to make building permit, license and code enforcement actions within the city more accessible. In July 2016, City Council approved a bill enabling the city...

 

City police release five-year Use of Force Report

The Bureau of Police will be joining the White House-led Police Data Initiative. In line with that announcement, Police Chief Cameron McLay has released a new report detailing the bureau’s use of force from 2010 to 2015.   “In keeping with...

 

Carrick Halloween party will feature kids costume contest

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...

 

Trunk or Treat Halloween tailgating in South Side alternative knocking on doors

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...

 

City, Boro Halloween hours

This year the City of Pittsburgh’s and Mt. Oliver Borough’s official trick-or-treating hours are from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31.  In addition to trick-or-treating, many community groups and churches throughout the city are hosting...

 

Allentown to highlight business district in response to Port Authority detour

While Port Authority of Allegheny County's temporary detour of all inbound bus and T routes through Allentown might be an inconvenience to passengers south of Pittsburgh, they can expect a unique...

 

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