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Articles from the October 23, 2007 edition

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 Government    October 23, 2007

One hearing of local interest before the Pgh. Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled one public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Oct. 25 at 9 a.m. in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Drama group

The Brentwood Library will offer a reader's theater/drama group for children in grades 3 and up on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 3:15 p.m. The program includes acting, creating scenery and performing. No memorization required. Call the library at...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Country Fair in Mount Oliver

Temple Baptist Church of Mount Oliver will sponsor their annual Country Fair on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be attic treasures, jewelry, crafts, slightly used clothing and more. Lunch will be available from the Country Kitchen...

 
 Meetings    October 23, 2007

Narcotics detective is guest speaker at Upper Knoxville Block Watch meeting

The community is invited to the next meeting of the Upper Knoxville Block Watch on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Knoxville Christian Church, 72 Knox Avenue at Charles Street. Neighborhood needs and concerns will be discussed with guest...

 
 Service News    October 23, 2007

Chasiti Henrybeck

Army Pvt. Chasiti S. Henrybeck has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Steven Hamilton

Army Reserve Pvt. Steven M. Hamilton has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

South Side resident recognized for excellence

Dr. Stephen T. Newmyer was recently recognized with a Duquesne University Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship. A professor of classics in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Mr. Newmyer was acknowledged for his...

 
 Entertainment    October 23, 2007

Slime, gluep and polymer worms featured at Chemfest 2007 at the science center

Slime, gluep and polymer worms hold center stage at Carnegie Science Center's ChemFest 2007, Pittsburgh's celebration of National Chemistry Week. On Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27, the Science Center will be full of chemical creations, from...

 
 Entertainment    October 23, 2007

It's Murderers next up at City Theatre on South Side

Jeffrey Hatcher's play Murderers will run from November 8 through December 22, in City Theatre's 111-seat Lester Hamburg Studio. Directed by Michael Bush, this kooky comedy is set in the Riddle Key...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

County implements new system for paying fines

Allegheny County Clerk of Courts George Matta has established a new partnership with Western Union to help make paying costs, fines and restitution more convenient with a web based secured payment system. The new EZ Pay system will accept credit...

 
 Health    October 23, 2007

Carbon monoxide danger grows during heating season

As another heating season begins, the Allegheny County Health Department is joining with the Carbon Monoxide Awareness Coalition of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to remind residents about the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide is...

 
 Health    October 23, 2007

Directory of clinics now available at Health Dept.

The Allegheny County Health Department has updated its directory of local clinics and health centers that serve people with minimal or no health insurance. “While the directory is intended primarily for social service agencies and other community...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Reunion planned for South High and Vo. Tech

A 50th Class Reunion for the classes of 1958-2008 from South High and South Vocational High School is being planned for June 2008 and information is being sought for classmates for a December 2007 mailing. Anyone with information may contact Anne...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Bowling fundraiser will benefit Children's Hospital

The Fraternal Societies of Greater Pittsburgh will sponsor its first ever Kidz Bowling 4 Kidz fundraising tournament to benefit Children's Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Princess Lanes in Whitehall. The event is open to children ages...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

55 Alive program in Brentwood

The Brentwood Library will offer the 55 Alive/Mature Driver Safety Program on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 24 and 25 from 1-5 p.m. both days. This two-day, eight hour refresher is designed especially for older drivers to help improve driving skills...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Christian Women's Guild hosting luncheon, cards

St. John Vianney Christian Women's Guild will host a Luncheon Card Party on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The luncheon, at $10 per person, will take place at the St. John Vianney Parish Center Dining Room at 823 Climax Street. Those coming...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Deadline to apply for absentee ballots near

County residents who need an absentee ballot for the upcoming November 6 Municipal Election must apply before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30. Absentee ballots are available to registered voters who will be absent from their municipality on November 6...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Arlington M-O-W honored with Food Safety Award

Arlington Meals on Wheels was one of eight county food establishments were honored as recipients of Allegheny County's 16th annual Excellence in Food Protection Awards. The awards were presented at a luncheon at the Monterey Bay Fish Grotto on Mount...

 
 Kids    October 23, 2007

Haunted house October 25 at Carrick Library

Come to the second annual Halloween Haunted House at the Carrick Library. Everyone ages 2 years and up are invited to get scared on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 5-6:30 p.m. The library is at 1811 Brownsville Road next to Saint Basil Church. For more...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Grace Church on the Mount will prepare Thanksgiving Dinner

Grace Episcopal Church, 319 West Sycamore Street in Mt. Washington, will prepare and serve a complete Thanksgiving dinner for anyone in the community who would like to join them. The free meal will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on...

 
 Kids    October 23, 2007

Get ready for Halloween with spooky stories at the library

Get into the spooky season with ghost stories ranging from spine tingling tales to hauntingly funny ones on Monday, Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Knoxville Library with Scary Stories presented by Alan Irvine. Registration is required to call...

 
 Kids    October 23, 2007

Trick or Treat Oct. 31 in city, Oct. 27 in boro

Halloween is on Wednesday, Oct. 31 and Trick-or-Treat hours for the City of Pittsburgh will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Halloween in Mount Oliver Borough will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, with Trick-or-Treat from 2 to 4 p.m. The Pittsburgh Police offer...

 
 News    October 23, 2007

Apply now to use county parks

Applications to use Allegheny County park facilities for organized road races or walk-a-thons during 2008 will be accepted beginning Friday, Oct. 26. Interested parties can request an “Activity Proposal Form” by calling the Central Park Office...

 

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