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Articles from the October 22, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 22, 2013

Slopes Assoc. elects board members, gets $45k for S.S. Park

A board election and an update on StepTrek 2013 were the highlights of the Oct. 15 meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). In the board elections, members Peter Kreuthmeier, Brian Oswald and Pavel Yakovlev were reelected;...

 
 By Kristopher Lancaster    Front Page    October 22, 2013

Volunteers help keep seniors in homes

It doesn’t help Pittsburgh homeowners that nearly 60 percent of the homes in the city were built before 1940, said Alan Sisco, deputy director for Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh. “These are houses that are over 100 years old, built hastily to...

 
 Real Estate    October 22, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 10/22/13

17th Ward Payette Financial Services LLC to 2009 Carson RE LLC at 2009 E. Carson St. for $595,000. Robin Bunch to Joshua Lyons at 113 Pius St. for $330,000. Mary McDonald Bordt to SAR Property Management LLC at 53 S. 19th St. for $95,000. Timothy...

 
 Government    October 22, 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 22, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Dean and Steven A. Angelo, 238 Bingham Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 304.7, 304.6. •...

 
 Kids    October 22, 2013

Fun fall programs at Knoxville library

A Halloween Pumpkin Festival, Fun with Food and Nutrition, and Family Storytime are some of the fun programs for children of all ages at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville branch this week. The Food Fun for Kids nutrition program conclu...

 
 Service News    October 22, 2013

Veterans Remembrance Day at Carrick High

Carrick High School and the Carrick High Alumni Association will honor all former students who have served or are now serving in the U.S. military on Friday, Nov. 8 in a Veterans Day of Remembrance. The observance will take place outside at the...

 
 Kids    October 22, 2013

Halloween party, Pgh. Ballet at Allentown Pop-up Library

An evening of fun for families is planned at the Allentown Pop-up Library. Costume competition, crafts and cupcake decoration will be part of the festivities. The Halloween Party is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. Get an insider’s...

 
 News    October 22, 2013

Fall activities at S. S. Senior Center

The fall months are bringing interesting activities to the South Side Senior Center on 12th Street. They’re planning a Pumpkin Decorating Party and a Halloween Party during October. There is a new painting class that will begin soon and a Fall...

 
 Meetings    October 22, 2013

Citywide public safety meeting this Wednesday

The city wide public safety meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m. at South Hills Retirement Home (old South Hills High School), 125 Ruth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211, in Mt. Washington. Members from Cease Fire will be doing a...

 
 Kids    October 22, 2013

Crank it at the Clock in Mt. Oliver

Mount Oliver Borough Trick or Treat is Saturday, Oct. 26 from 2–4 p.m. Following trick-or treat at 4 p.m., there will be free food, fun, games, and more at the family-friendly “Crank it at the Clock” at the clock tower on Brownsville Rd. The...

 
 Kids    October 22, 2013

Trunk or Treat event

 The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council will hold its Annual Trunk or Treat on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. at the Beltzhoover Neighborhood Center, 407 Gearing Avenue. For more information call 205-370-0210....

 
 Kids    October 22, 2013

Carrick Halloween costume contest

The annual Carrick Community Council Halloween Costume Contest for children 12 years old or younger is Saturday, Oct. 26 at noon in the Pittsburgh Carrick High School Cafeteria. Registration is required. Call 412-884-5509 and provide a name, age and...

 
 Kids    October 22, 2013

SHRR Halloween celebration Oct. 31

South Hills Retirement Residence, with assistance from the Mount Washington Lions Club, will hold a Halloween Celebration on October 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Neighborhood kids are welcome to join in the celebration. Activities include: crafts, treats,...

 
 News    October 22, 2013

Holiday Fair and Flea Market at South Side Presbyterian Church

The South Side Presbyterian Church is holding a Holiday Fair and Flea Market on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. People from around the Pittsburgh area are bringing a variety of items that folks may find interesting. Also, a simple lunch...

 
 News    October 22, 2013

Oktoberfest at St. John Vianney Sunday, Oct. 27

St. John Vianney Parish will hold and Oktoberfest from 1- 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27 in the Parish Center Dining Room, 823 Climax Street, Pittsburgh, Pa 15210. The menu features pork, sauerkraut, potatoes, Oktoberfest casserole, green beans,...

 
 News    October 22, 2013

Joint Service to celebrate Reformation

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church is hosting its annual joint service to celebrate Reformation. Join Pittsburgh Lutheran United Ministries for Reformation with music and food at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, on October 27 from 3-6...

 
 News    October 22, 2013

South Side Chamber elects board members

The South Side Chamber of Commerce elected five new members to its board of directors at its Annual Meeting held on Thursday, Oct. 17 at the First National Bank on East Carson Street. Sam Gaudio and Craig Keto were reelected to two-year terms. New...

 
 Kids    October 22, 2013

Last Munchkin Monday coming up at Science Center

The last Monday of October will conclude the popular Munchkin Mondays of the fall season at Carnegie Science Center. Free with general admission to the Science Center, Munchkin Mondays introduces children to science concepts by offering a variety of...

 
 Public Safety    October 22, 2013

Officer involved shooting on South Side

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 20, Zone 3 police officers responded to a call at 17th and Roland streets in the South Side Flats for a “Code 3,” officer calling for help. When...

 
 News    October 22, 2013

Senate unanimously approves Fontana child abuse reporting bill

The state Senate has unanimously approved state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s (D-Brookline) bill that would toughen child abuse reporting requirements in schools. “My legislation (Senate Bill 31) would help protect our kids and ensure their safety in...