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This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 1:15 p.m. in Municipal District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Derek Emil Harris, 269 Plymouth Street, 19th Ward, Code 302.4. The following Housing Court case is...

 

COMMON VIOLATIONS

This is just a short working list of codes & “titles” and is not comprehensive or to be used for anything other than personal reference. All code books are available for purchase through the Bureau of Building Inspection if more information is...

 

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 337/17 on...

 

Historic review hearing

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 2117 E. Carson Street, Carson Plaza...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Eugene Bronder to 412 Rentals LLC at 109 Cologne St. for $27,520. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Z & S Realty Inc. at 1501 Eleanor St. for $40,000. Eugene Bronder to 412 Rentals LLC at 2430 Elsie St. for $19,780. Jason Stryker to...

 

Glass Run Road reopens after bridge replacement

The Glass Run Road (Route 3098) bridge, which spans Glass Run Road that’s been under construction as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, is complete and open to traffic. Replacement of the...

 

New code enforcer and rental inspector for boro

Replacing the retiring Chuck Knaus resulted in two actions at the Oct. 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Mr. Knaus, who has worked for the borough since 2011, served as code enforcement officer and building inspector. At the meeting, council voted...

 

Mount library renovations to begin after Carrick finished

Major changes are in store for the Mount Washington Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, including handicapped-accessibility, a new HVAC system, and an improved interior design. The new renovations and an estimated timeline were discussed...

 

Mt. Washington CDC adds new board members

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation membership elected five new board members at the October community forum last week. Board members elected were: Natalie Carl-Gallagher; Darla D’Anna, Alaina Spanoudakis Davis, Chris Kail and...

 

Fox Way Mural project adds three more

The South Side Community Council presented the Fox Way Murals on Sunday, Oct. 22. The murals are the latest public art installment funded by community donations through the South Side Community...

 

Halloween tailgating with South Side Trunk or Treat

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...

 

Nurses to hold services for veterans in South Park

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hold its 25th Veterans’ Day Memorial Service at the South Park nursing war memorials on Corrigan Drive at noon on Saturday, Nov. 11. All nurses who served in the military will be...

 

LifeSpan wants cookie bakers to brighten area seniors' holidays

Help LifeSpan bring a little holiday joy to its very special Meals on Wheels/Home Delivered Meals participants this holiday season. "Sweet Holiday Wishes" Cookie Donations are needed for their "Very...

 

Pitt students Make a Difference in sprucing up South Side streets

As part of the annual Pitt Make a Difference Day community service day throughout Pittsburgh and beyond on October 21, about 160 hardworking Pitt students teamed up with the South Side Community...

 

Red Cross targeted Knoxville for 300 smoke alarms

The American Red Cross Sounded the Alarm to save lives during a Home Fire Campaign Smoke Alarm Install Event on Saturday, Oct, 21. As part of its Prepare Western Pennsylvania Initiative, volunteers...

 

Gilmary Council dinner a success

On Saturday, October 7, 2017, Gilmary Council #3868, of the Knights of Columbus, held its first "All You Can Eat" Italian Buffet in the St. Basil's Church Hall on Brownsville Road, in Carrick, in...

 

Scholarships available for journalism students

The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is taking applications for its 12th annual $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship as well as the $2,500 Press Club Scholarship awarded to aspiring journalists. The awards are designed to encourage outstanding...

 

Retired group hosts luncheon

The Retired Men’s Luncheon Group welcomes retirees to their Thursday, Nov. 16 luncheon and Thomas Jefferson choir singing event. The Thomas Jefferson a cappella boys and girls choir will perform under the direction of Julia Lucia. Lunch is at...

 

South Shore Riverfront Park renovations reveiled

Robert Rubinstein, executive director of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), was joined by County Executive Rich Fitzgerald along with government, development and community...

 

Craft an evening of fun at the Science Centers's Maker Shop

Get crafty with Carnegie Science Center and the Pittsburgh Glass Center at the next no-kids night. 21+ Science Maker Shop happens on Friday, Nov. 3 from 6-10 p.m. and guests will have plenty of opportunities to express their creativity at this event...

 

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