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Articles from the November 8, 2016 edition

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Brashear campers will get-together to talk over old times

My first experience with Brashear Camp didn't come during the summer in the 135 wooded acres outside of Zelienople, it came on the second floor of the Brashear Center in what is now the Birmingham...

 

Last Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop of the year is November 11

The final Fresh Fridays of the year, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, Nov. 11. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh produce from about 3:30 p.m....

 

This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 9:00 a.m. in District Magisterial Judge Richard King’s courtroom: • Raymond and Robert Etzel, 325 Reifert Street, 30th Ward, Codes 301.3, 304.7, 307.1, 304.11, 304.10, 304.13,...

 

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 298A/16 on...

 

Suspect caught in Knoxville

Zone 3 Officers were sent to the 100 block of Redlyn Street in Knoxville for a burglary in progress on November 1 at approximately 11:22 p.m. According to police, neighbors heard noises in a garage...

 

Our voices were heard in design of library

I’ll admit that as a walked toward the Carrick Library Meeting on that Thursday in September my mind was more focused on if I was going to beat the forecasted rain and pick-up the couch I had bought on Craigslist. I made arrangements with my dad,...

 

Exciting time for the library

I want to thank the Carrick community for their dedication, patience and insight into the upcoming renovation of our library building. It is an exciting time for Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick. There is a new buzz around the library;...

 

Cranston conversation with Tracy Brigden at City

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston will appear on the City Theatre Main Stage in this CityEvent, produced in partnership with Classic Lines bookstore. Mr. Cranston, currently on tour to promote his memoir, A Life in Parts, will be...

 

Councilman Bruce Kraus to receive annual award

The Board of Directors of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Local Officials (LGBTLO) of NLC, will recognize City Council President Bruce Kraus as this year’s LGBTLO local leadership honoree at the upcoming joint constituency groups...

 

PA Resources offering composting workshops

Learn how to turn organic waste into a natural, homemade compost for lawns and gardens by attending a Pennsylvania Resources Council Backyard Composting or Vermicomposting Workshop. Composting kitchen waste and yard debris is easy to do and requires...

 

Open Mic Coffee House is this Friday

The next Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, Nov. 11, 7:30 – 9 p.m. People are invited to share their performing artistry, from music to poetry, dance to drama. Call ahead of time to 412-431-0118 or...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Winfield Carson IV to Scott Somma at 2817 Jane St. for $110,000. Tara Kohli to MO Rentals Inc. at 3221 Josephine St. for $26,500. Sari Brecosky aka Gradnik to Frank Fontana trustee at 3253 Josephine St. for $10,000. Dolores Witek to Justin...

 

Lifestone Church Free Market will be on Sunday Nov. 20

The next Lifestone Church Free Market will take place on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 12:15 p.m. The Free Market, where all “shoppers” are welcome to come in for free clothes, shoes and toiletries takes place at Lifestone Church, 157 S. 26th Street,...

 

Free Thanksgiving Dinner on Hilltop Sunday, Nov. 20

A free Thanksgiving Dinner will be served on Sunday, Nov. 20 for Hilltop residents at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The dinner will be served beginning at 4 p.m. Hosts for the evening are the Beltzhoover Civic...

 

Knoxville CC public meeting November 9

Knoxville Community Council will hold a public meeting to discuss the Knoville Blitz on November 9, 6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road. Other topics for the evening include: How to Report Property Violations, and What’s...

 

City launches new web application giving access to neighborhood data

The City of Pittsburgh has unveiled Burgh’s Eye View, http://bit.ly/2fPeumG, a new mobile web application giving residents instant visual access to important neighborhood data.  This mobile web application will allow citizens, for the first...

 

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