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Articles from the October 30, 2012 edition

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 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    October 30, 2012

Group proposes community center in Schramm Hall

“We hope to be community partners, neighbors working hand-in-hand with you, to hear your pain points and discover how we can work together to alleviate them,” said Kim Young at Thursday night’s...

 
 Front Page    October 30, 2012

Scholarship, service award highlight annual Bravo! Brashear, association’s annual meeting

Bravo! Brashear, the annual meeting of the Brashear Association, featured the election and re-election of board members and the awarding of the agency’s Community Service Award and the Georgina...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

Fresh Friday produce distribution on Hilltop

Area resident may qualify for free produce to be distributed on the Hilltop in the coming months. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210 and 15211 zip codes plus Carrick residents in 15227 can pick up fresh produce from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

Tunnel Park project part of nationwide upgrade of freight rail corridor

CSX Corporation Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Ward last week joined federal, state and local officials from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to mark the midway point of progress on the first phase of projects for the...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

Market House returns as S.S. polling place

Voting polls will return to the South Side Market House for this year’s presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and that completed second-floor renovations will enable programming to resume mid-month. Additionally, the Greater Pittsburgh Communit...

 
 Real Estate    October 30, 2012

Real estate transactions for issue of 10/30/12

16th Ward Federal National Mortgage Assn. to Lion Holdings Ltd. at 138 Dengler St. for $16,000. Pittsburgh City Urban Redevelopment Auth to South Pittsburgh LLC at S. 25th St. for $10 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $61,425). South...

 
 Public Safety    October 30, 2012

County Jail collaborative gets funding to reduce recidivism

The Allegheny County Jail Collaborative has received a third year of funding in the amount of $1.2 million under the U.S. Department of Justice Second Chance Act Demonstration Programs to support the Allegheny County Reentry Initiative begun in...

 
 Public Safety    October 30, 2012

Arrest made in stabbing of bicyclist in South Side

Pittsburgh Homicide detectives have made an arrest in the September 5, South Side stabbing case involving a bicyclist and a motorist. Anthony Scholl, 21, West Mifflin, was arrested last week at...

 
 Public Safety    October 30, 2012

Police looking for suspect in CoGo’s robbery

Zone 3 officers were called to the CoGo’s in the 300 block of Virginia Avenue on Mt. Washington at 7:45 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery. Responding police were made aware the suspect, describe...

 
 Health    October 30, 2012

Health series at library

The Protect & Prevent: Free Lecture Series is being presented by UPMC Cancer Center at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Carrick on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Sun Safety is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7. Discover the damaging effects of sun and tanning...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

'Jailbirds' seen in Allentown

Josephine Olup, a participant of the Allentown Adult Day Service shows off her “Jailbird” costume that she will wear at the centers Halloween party. The costumes, which include handcuffs, hats...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

FOR hires Greg Quinlan as new executive director

Focus On Renewal’s (FOR) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Greg Quinlan as the new executive director of its McKees Rocks-based non-profit organization. Mr. Quinlan is best known in this area for his five years of successful...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

Carrick Alumni Assoc. to honor Coach Blair and four graduates

The Carrick High School Alumni Association will dedicate a bronze memorial plaque honoring the late Coach Casimer Blair on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 9:30 a.m. at the high school. All former athletes and...

 
 Service News    October 30, 2012

Readshaw bill salutes Marines on November 10

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has unanimously adopted H.R. 778 introduced by Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny. The resolution declares Nov. 10 as Marine Corps Day in Pennsylvania. The date was selected to coincide with the founding of...

 
 Service News    October 30, 2012

House adopts Wheatley veteran status admendment

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, welcomed the House’s adoption of his amendment that would deter and penalize those who falsely claim veteran status to give their businesses an advantage in state contracting. “Veterans dedicate years of...

 
 Service News    October 30, 2012

Forest Service waving fees at day-use recreation sites

The U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees at most of its day-use recreation sites over the Veterans Day holiday weekend, Nov. 10-12. The fee waivers, the fourth this year, are offered in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal Lands...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

Tom Breiding to perform at South Side coffee house

The Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church features singer/songwriter and guitarist Tom Breiding on Friday, Nov. 2 from7:30 – 9 p.m. Creating and performing professionally since the 1980s, Mr. Breiding has released numerous CDs,...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

South Hills Genealogist begin meeting in So. Side

A new group of individuals interested in researching their family histories and sharing the resources they use to complete this research will begin to meet in South Side in November. South Hills Genealogists (SHG) areas of focus are the communities...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

Nov. 4 Cut-a-thon will benefit Jameson’s Army

A free Hair Cut-A-Thon On November 4 at M Hair Designs will benefit Jameson’s Army, a local non-profit, all tips and donations will go to the organization. Jameson’s Army was started on January 1 of this year by Arlington native Danielle...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

Change in area polling place

Voters in District 9 of the 16th Ward will vote in a different place this coming election. The Allegheny County Department of Elections has changed the polling place to Lighthouse Cathedral, 810 Fisher Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The change will...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

All Saints Day celebration

Santa Maria Magdalena, 185 Knox Ave., Knoxville, will be celebrating All Saints and All Souls Days on November 1 and 2 with Holy Mass at 7 p.m. on both days. Refreshments will be served after Mass in the Social Hall. The church will also be offering...

 
 News    October 30, 2012

29th Ward Holiday Party

The 29th Ward Democratic Committee’s annual Holiday Party will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24 at St. Basil’s Church Hall, 1735 Brownsville Road in Carrick. Donation is $20 per person, at the door, and includes dinner and beverages (beer and soft...