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Articles from the November 6, 2007 edition

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 Front Page    November 6, 2007

A different kind of drive-thru

Julia Yannone of Whitehall gets her flus shot from Sue Wood of UPMC South Side at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine. The hospital provided 250 free flu shots in its first ever “drive-thru”...

 Meetings    November 6, 2007

City planner will be guest speaker at Mt. Oliver City area block watch

Jusin Miller, neighborhood city planner, will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Mount Oliver City/St. Clair Village Border block Watch meeting. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on November 15 at Potter's House Cathedral,...

 News    November 6, 2007

Autumn is a good time to think about retirement

Autumn in America marks our transition from summer to winter. Leaves change colors, temperatures drop, crops are harvested and nights get longer. For many baby boomers, this autumn season also signals a personal transition. In a few shorts months, th...

 News    November 6, 2007

Celebrate National Family week at the S.S. Library

Get ready for Thanksgiving by celebrating National Family Week at the South Side Library. A representative from the Penn State Cooperative Extension will present a program, “Connections Count,” emphasizing strong families as the center of strong...

 News    November 6, 2007

ACS features the Benedum on this year's holiday card

For the tenth straight year, Pittsburgh's own, artist Linda Barnicott, is joining the American Cancer Society to support its annual holiday card promotion. This year, Mrs. Barnicott captures the spirit of Pittsburgh with her latest in a series of...

 News    November 6, 2007

Ethnic Food Festival Sat. at St. John the Baptist Church

St. John the Baptist, Byzantine Catholic Church, 1720 Jane Street, will hold its Ethnic Food Festival on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival features homemade traditional Slavic delicacies such as holupki (stuffed cabbage),...

 News    November 6, 2007

Redeem farmers market checks before Thanksgiving

WIC families have to redeem their checks for the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program before they expire November 30. The checks, issued this past summer to eligible WIC participants, can be redeemed at participating Farmers Markets for a...

 Meetings    November 6, 2007

A+ Schools next meeting is about making schools safe

The next A+ Schools “Pathways to Student Success” community meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at The Pittsburgh Project, 2801 N. Charles Street, North Side. Making Schools Safe: A Discussion About Student Safety and Discipline...

 Health    November 6, 2007

WAAR offers Healing Space Workshops

Women Against Abusive Relationships (WAAR) – a Project of Nurture Clubs, Inc. – is offering its Healing Space workshops in communities throughout South Pittsburgh on a first come, first serve basis. WAAR programs include: • Adult Programs (Ages...

 Entertainment    November 6, 2007

Special exhibition celebrates the Steelers

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of one of sports most storied franchises, the Senator John Heinz History Center welcomes a new exhibition this fall, Pittsburgh Steelers 75h Season Celebration: Treasures from the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Th...

 News    November 6, 2007

Free GED classes from Carlow U.

Free GED Preparation classes are being offered by Carlow University's Community Education in downtown Pittsburgh, Millvale, Bethel Park and Chartiers Valley. Call 412-854-8415 for more information. Leave a message and your call will be returned as...

 News    November 6, 2007

Elder Outreach is looking for more volunteers to help out

The Elder Outreach Volunteer Program, part of Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium, is recruiting volunteers to join a group (many are senior citizens, themselves) who help elder residents to live independently in their homes. A friendly phone call...

 News    November 6, 2007

Onorato signs sex offender residency restriction ordinance

Allegheny County Chief Executive Dan Onorato has signed into law an ordinance that prohibits registered sexual offenders from living within 2,500 feet of a school, child care center, community center, public park or playground. “While Megan's Law r...

 News    November 6, 2007

50th Class reunion for South High and South Vo-Tech

A 50th class reunion for the Class of 1958, South and South Vocational High School, is being planned for June 2008. Classmates can contact Anne (Visnich) Rost at

 News    November 6, 2007

Phillips fourth grader in competition

Adriana Gulli, a Pittsburgh Phillips fourth grader, recently placed fourth in form and weapons at the American Taekwondo Association Nationals in Orlando, Florida. Adriana, a second degree black...

 Health    November 6, 2007

Learn about lead in the home and how it can affect families

Are you worried that your child's toys contain lead, or that paint in your home could cause lead poisoning? Lead exposure can cause learning disabilities and language and behavior disorders in children. Healthy Home Resources will conduct free Lead...

 News    November 6, 2007

City Legislative Information Center Website is now on-line

Pittsburgh City Council and the Office of the City Clerk, along with Mayor Ravenstahl, have officially launched InSite, a new Legislative Information Center that provides internet users with complete access to all city legislation. InSite is availabl...

 News    November 6, 2007

Allentown Stories

Dedicating “Allentown Stories” the mural on the front of the Caliguiri High Rise in Allentown were: (from left) Lucas Stock, Muralist; Cathy Lewis Long, executive director, the Sprout Fund; Judy...


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