Articles from the October 29, 2013 edition

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 Front Page    October 29, 2013  
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 29, 2013

Boro swears in another new council member, picks new trash hauler

A new council member, new garbage service, and Civil Service testing for police officers for the first time in decades topped the news from the Oct. 21 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Council members Corey McGough and Christine Brendel were absent....

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 29, 2013

CeaseFire outlines its mission at the citywide public safety meeting

An Oct. 23 citywide public safety meeting drew about 125 residents to the South Hills Retirement Center – formerly South Hills High School -- in Mt. Washington. Those in attendance represented city departments including the police, city council,...

 Real Estate    October 29, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 10/29/13

16th Ward Scott Snyder to Susan Banks at 2306 Cobden St. for $199,000. Armosa Group LLC to Flat Iron Holdings LLC at 229 Rothman St. for $10 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $32,526). Brian Smith to Fred and Lorraine Knerr at 2124 Wenk...

 Government    October 29, 2013

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. 6. 12 Bedford Square, John DeMauro, owner, and Matt Brind’Amour, applicant: Demolition and...

 Government    October 29, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 10:30 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Darlisa Galloway, 504 Delmont Avenue, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 116.1, 302.4, 307.1. • John G....

 Government    October 29, 2013

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 205/13 on...

 News    October 29, 2013  
 News    October 29, 2013

Councilmen call for continued LCE action

 Council Members Bruce Kraus and Bill Peduto will introduce a Will of Council on today, Tuesday, Oct. 29 expressing opposition to a proposed amendment in the State Legislature that would take away enforcement of noise violations from the Liquor...

 News    October 29, 2013

Public safety topic of next SSCC meeting

South Side Community Council will sponsor an open meeting focused on public safety for residents in the South Side Flats. Public safety, city personnel and community leaders will be available to share information related to safety on South Side. The...

 News    October 29, 2013

PA Water will replace some water mains in So. Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania American Water has announced the start of construction to replace more than 2.5 miles of aging water main in the Pittsburgh area to improve service reliability and improve fire protection for residents. “With these upgrades, we are...

 Kids    October 29, 2013

Haunted Library is this week in at CLP Carrick

“The Haunted Library,” a Carrick tradition, is returning to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Carrick. The library’s Teen Advisory Council welcomes everyone to explore three mini-rooms of spooky, family-friendly terror created by local...

 News    October 29, 2013  
 News    October 29, 2013

Annual Youth Conference to honor Pastor Maurice Trent

The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace and Lighthouse Cathedral are sponsoring the Fourth Annual Dare to Dream Youth Conference on Saturday, Nov. 9. The event, focusing on youth in Grades 5 - 12, will take place from noon until 3 p.m. at the...

 News    October 29, 2013

OASIS looking for volunteers to help area kids learn to read

Help a child learn to read by becoming an OASIS Tutor. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and over. All materials, books, and supplies are provided by OASIS at no cost. Ongoing education is offered...

 News    October 29, 2013

Salute the Troops event

Salute the Troops come join the fun and support troops overseas at the Carrick Lit Club for the third annual Salute the Troops on November 8 beginning at 8 p.m. All proceeds from the evening will go to the Operation Troop Appreciation. Those...

 News    October 29, 2013

16th Ward polling place is changed

Voters in the 16th Ward District 3 will be voting in a new place beginning with the election next week. The polling place for the Election District has been changed to the Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community, 2700 Sarah Street, Pittsburgh, PA...

 News    October 29, 2013

Santa Maria is offering Mass

Santa Maria Magdalena will be offering Holy Mass at 6 p.m. at the Paraclete Center on all Saints Day, Friday Nov.1 and a memorial service for all departed souls on Saturday, Nov 2 at Mount Lebanon Cemetery at 2 p.m. There will be a Memorial Mass,...