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Articles from the November 11, 2008 edition

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 News    November 11, 2008

Phillips 50th Anniversary Nov. 17

The South Side community and all former students, teachers, and staff are welcome to attend the Phillips Elementary School's 50th Anniversary Celebration and Open House on Nov. 17. The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Those who would like to...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Mayor Ravenstahl chosen 'Outstanding Young Pennsylvanian'

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has been chosen as one of four “Outstanding Young Pennsylvanians” by the Junior Chamber International Pennsylvania (PA Jaycees). The mayor was be honored at the 61st Annual Outstanding Young Pennsylvanian Awards Banquet,...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Hard to Recycle event Saturday in Robinson

The Allegheny County Health Department and the Pennsylvania Resources Council are sponsoring a drop-off collection event for hard-to-recycle items on Saturday, Nov. 15. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 pm., in the parking lot of the Mall at...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Card party benefits Christian Women

The Christian Women's Guild of Saint John Vianney parish is sponsoring a card party on Saturday, Nov. 22 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Parish Center Dining Room. The cost is $10 including lunch. Proceeds will be used to raise funds for improvements to...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Happy hour raises money for 2009 Community Day

The Beltzhoover Festival Committee will host a holiday happy hour to raise funds for Community Day 2009 at the Town Tavern on Saturday, Nov. 29 from 7-10 p.m. There is a $5 donation and the evening features free food, and discounts on drinks. Call...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Families can learn about The Pittsburgh Promise

For students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, the future has grown even brighter, thanks to The Pittsburgh Promise. The Promise is a community gift to help families plan, prepare and pay for education after high school. Parents, families and...

 
 Kids    November 11, 2008

Students explore the science of CSI at Carnegie Science Center

 Combine 300 feet of crime scene tape, a human skeleton, bright red blood spatter, and 30 high school students, and you have the makings for the latest episode of a popular crime television program - unless you are at Carnegie Science Center for...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Learn about International Baccalaureate

Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 will host an information session on November 12 at 6 p.m. for interested families. The topic will be the new International Baccalaureate 6-12 school scheduled to open in the fall of 2009 with grades 6-10, as well as other...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Hawaiian show at AARP meeting

Birmingham AARP #2757 will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue, 12:30 p.m. There will be a Hawaiian Show for entertainment. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served for a donation. Visitors are...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Apply to enter second annual African American Quiz Bowl

Applications from high schools are now being accepted for entry into the second annual Allegheny County African American Quiz Bowl to be held Thursday, April 16, 2009 at Northside Urban Pathways Charter School at 914 Penn Ave. The event will be a...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Power of Work winners honored by Goodwill

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania has announced the winners of the 2008 Power of Work Awards, marking the twelfth anniversary of its annual program honoring employers who help people with special needs overcome barriers to employment. They are:...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Television stations to test digital readiness

On February 17, 2009, all full-power television stations must turn off their analog transmitters and begin broadcasting exclusively in a digital format. These transmitters have been the connection to homes and cable operators since television...

 
 Kids    November 11, 2008

Poster contest for middle school students

The Allegheny County Health Department is sponsoring its 10th annual environmental poster contest for students in grades 6-8. The theme of this year's contest is “Alternative Transportation” and aims to promote modes of transportation that are...

 
 Kids    November 11, 2008

Storyteller to present stories from Ghana, Tongo at library

Storyteller Celeta Hickman will present “Kente Colors” and other stories from the African nations of Ghana and Togo at the South Side Library on Saturday, Nov. 15. This entertaining and colorful program, sponsored by Pittsburgh Gateway to the...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

29th Ward democrats hold Holiday Party

 The 29th Ward Democratic Committee is holding its annual Holiday Party on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 7:30 -11:30 p.m. at St. Pius Church at 2336 Brownsville Road, entrance in the back. Rowdy's Barbecue will be providing the food.  Beer, wine, and pop...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Carrick High Wall of Fame

The Carrick High School Alumni Association recently added more than 100 names on engraved bricks to its Carrick High Alumni Veterans Wall and Alumni Walk. The memorials, which were built in 2003,...

 
 Entertainment    November 11, 2008

The Brothers Size opens at Hamburg Theatre

City Theatre will present The Brothers Size, by Tarell Alvin McCraney – a new exciting voice in American theatre – playing in the Hamburg Theatre from November 13 – December 21. The Brothers Size received rave reviews in New York and London;...

 
 Entertainment    November 11, 2008

Sister's return to City Theatre marks quarter million dollars for retired nuns

City Theatre heralds the return of Sister's Christmas Catechism, by Maripat Donovan – Pittsburgh's sassy alternative to traditional holiday fare. Sister's Christmas Catechism performs at City...

 
 News    November 11, 2008

Rep. Readshaw will be featured in ‘Stone Soldiers'

State Representative Harry Readshaw, Carrick, will be prominently featured in an expanded version of the Emmy-award winning documentary “Stone Soldiers” produced by WQED. “Gettysburg's New Battle: Saving the Stone Soldiers” will premiere at...

 

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