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Articles from the October 25, 2016 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 25, 2016

Public safety issues, Brownsville progress before boro council

Vandalism, trespassing along with foul and threatening language by groups of teenagers leaving Ormsby Park at night brought two Church Ave. residents to the Oct. 17 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. “We are victims,” said one woman, who has had...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 25, 2016

Tech focus of city-wide safety meeting

Technology was the focus of the Oct. 19 city-wide public safety council meeting, held at the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers building in South Side. After welcomes from the presidents of the Zones 1, 3, and 6 public safety councils, opening remarks...

 
 Government    October 25, 2016

This week's City of Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 1:00 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik’s courtroom: • Tina Geiger, 330 Augusta Street, 19th Ward, Codes 302.7, 304.1. The following Housing Court cases are...

 
 Real Estate    October 25, 2016

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Suzanne Doerbecker to Janette Kwasniewski at 2637 Elsie St. for $90,000. Fourier First Properties LLC to Steel Town Properties M2 LLC at 2600 Josephine St. for $150,000. Eileen Imhof Kolev to Jeffrey Verner Renquist at 108 S. 23rd St. for...

 
 Government    October 25, 2016

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...

 
 Government    October 25, 2016

Historic review hearings

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. 2, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1006 E. Carson Street, Dubois2 LLC,...

 
 Opinion    October 25, 2016

Disappointed in library choice

I was distressed to read of the decision to rebuild the Carrick branch of the Carnegie library in its existing location (Carrick Library will be all new from the bottom up, October 10, 2016). After talking with other residents who are active and invo...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Difference makers in South Side

More than 300 Pitt students spend the day working along side South Side Community Council members and other resident volunteers during Pitt's annual Pitt Make A Difference Day. In spite of the rain,...

 
 Kids    October 25, 2016

Haunted Library in Carrick is free

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick will host the fifth annual Haunted Library this week Youth, ages 11-19, from surrounding South Pittsburgh neighborhoods including Carrick, Overbrook, Arlington, and Brentwood volunteered their time over...

 
 Public Safety    October 25, 2016

Man grazed by bullet while inside Knoxville living room

At close to 11:30 p.m. on October 17, Zone 3 police officers were sent to the 200 block of Mathews Avenue for report of a male grazed in the head by a bullet. According to police, a 43-year-old man was in a home with two adult women and a...

 
 Public Safety    October 25, 2016

DJs Ricciardi, King certified for service

Magisterial District Judges Eugene Ricciardi and Richard King were again certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania's Unified Judicial System after successful completion recently of continuing legal education course work. Conducted by the...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

First Friday featuring Italian food

St. Mary of the Mount Church has will hold a series of First Friday Events. The events are designed to bring the community together and attract a variety of different tastes and interests. Most events are family focused, some are old favorites, and...

 
 Entertainment    October 25, 2016

Dietz mini-residency at City Theatre

City Theatre will welcome playwright Steven Dietz for a writing residency October 31-November 1. Launched in the 2015/2016 season, the mini-residency program offers individually tailored space for writers to work on script development. Mr. Dietz...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Beltzhoover Council will hold quarterly public meeting Oct. 27

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council (BNC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. All residents and community groups are welcome to attend. The BNC will introduce its new Advisory Board, give a follow-up to development...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

BNC to start development team

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council is looking to establish a Community Development Team willing to work on bringing development to the community that existing residents, low income families and small businesses can benefit from. If interested...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Spaghetti Dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran, Mt. Oliver will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5 to eat-in or take out. The menu includes salad, spaghetti with or without meatballs, bread, beverage and dessert. Cost is $8 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 5-12 and...

 
 Public Safety    October 25, 2016

Zone 3 crime community crime alerts for Oct. 17-23

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: October 17-23. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – Kambach & Judicial Sts. – between 10/17 at 7:30 PM and 10/18 at 8:15 AM – Victim states whe...