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Articles from the November 15, 2011 edition

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 Kids    November 15, 2011

Cub Scout Pack meets on Hilltop

Cub Scout Pack 1123 is now meeting at Knoxville United Church, corner of Knox Avenue and Jucunda Street. They meet Tuesday evenings from 7-8 p.m. Any boy from age 6 to 11 who is interested can either stop by or contact Jim Donahoe at...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

Thanksgiving worship service

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, will be hosting a worship service on Wednesday, Nov. 23 beginning at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend....

 
 News    November 15, 2011

Slippery Rock graduates three for S. Pittsburgh

Area students were among those graduating from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania at the end of summer semester classes Those with local affiliations receiving degrees included: Larry E. Bartlebaugh, Bachelor of Science, Nursing; Stephanie M....

 
 Health    November 15, 2011

Redeem WIC produce checks before the end of November

The Allegheny County Health Department is reminding WIC families that checks for the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program must be used before they expire November 30. “We encourage families to take full advantage of the program and use...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

Blood drive in South Side after Thanksgiving

On the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 25, the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community from noon-6pm. “Five million people will require blood transfusions this year,” said Michael Holohan, director...

 
 Front Page    November 15, 2011

City completes initial inventory of war memorials, monuments

Following input from residents, the City of Pittsburgh has completed an initial inventory of war memorials, which currently totals more than 120 monuments. “Making sure that our city's war memorials are preserved and cared for is one small way...

 
 Opinion    November 15, 2011

Why a NID is important

In regard to a recent letter mailed to South Side residents by a Mr. Murrer: I commend his diligence in forwarding a recent and important article by The South Pittsburgh Reporter (South Siders have questions about improvement district, Oct. 18,...

 
 Kids    November 15, 2011

Kids can lunch with Santa at the Mt. Oliver Fire Hall

Join Santa for lunch at the Mount Oliver Fire Hall on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. Kids 10 years and under are welcome to come for lunch, crafts and a special surprise from Santa. Tickets are $6 per person and available on Tuesdays, Thursdays...

 
 Kids    November 15, 2011

Santa is coming to South Side for Winterfest

Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 will host South Side Winterfest on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 6-8 p.m. The evening of family fun includes: a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras for pictures with Santa; Rudolph the...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

Zion Christian Church releases Holiday Calendar

 The Holiday Calendar for Zion Christian Church, 2019 Brownsville Road, will be as follows: Tuesday, Nov. 15 - “Passion of the Christ' Youth Group at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 - Thanksgiving Dinner with Bhutanese at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 - Combined...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

City has new ‘Redd Up Zone' program for neighborhoods

The city has launched the latest servePGH initiative geared toward engaging neighborhood volunteers to take an active stance against litter. Called the “Redd Up Zone” initiative, the City's Department of Public Works (DPW) will provide supplies...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

ALCOSAN plans seven percent rate increase for 2012 year

The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) will implement a seven percent rate increase for the 2012 calendar year which equates to an increase of $1.60 a month for customers. Beginning January 1, ALCOSAN's sewer rates will increase 28 cents...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

County ice rinks open for season

North Park and South Park ice rinks are now open, weather permitting. The 2011-2012 ice skating season will run through mid-March 2012. Both free and paid skating lessons are offered throughout the season to residents ages five and older. The North...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

Community Thanksgiving service Nov. 22 in Carrick

A Community Thanksgiving Service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m. at the Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue. The following churches will be participating in the service: St. Basil, St. Pius, Redeemer, Zion Christian and...

 
 Front Page    November 15, 2011

Honoring veterans

Mount Washington Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5111 honored those who are now serving in the armed forces and those who have served in the past at a ceremony outside of the Duquesne Incline on...

 
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    November 15, 2011

Carson Street rooftop deck joins NID and LTV at S.S. Planning Forum discussion

A proposed rooftop deck on a restaurant and sports bar, the NID and LTV steering committees' updates, were the focus of the Nov. 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Brothers Frank and Brian Vetere, of the Carson City Saloon, 1401 East Carson...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

Feast of Christ the King celebrated

Santa Maria Magdalena NAORCC, will be celebrating the Feast of Christ the King on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. Guest celebrant will be Archbishop Chris Hernendaz. Also takeing place that night is the ordination of Robert Schneider of Grandview Ave....

 
 News    November 15, 2011

Women's Guild luncheon, card party

St. John Vianney Christian Women's Guild will sponsor a Luncheon Card Party on Saturday, Nov. 26, from noon to 3 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch is served at noon. $12 per person.The Luncheon Card Party will take place at St. John Vianney (Former...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

Zone 3 council meets on Wed.

The next Zone Three Public Safety Meeting will be held in Arlington on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m.at the St. Clair AA, 2400 Spring Street at the corner of Eleanor and Spring streets. Those attending are asked to be prompt. The meeting will start on...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

Christmas Breakfast and Craft Shown on Dec. 3

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Christmas Breakfast and Craft Show on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission to the sale is free. Breakfast is $5 per adult and $2 per child. The meal will include pancakes, eggs, sausage and more...

 
 News    November 15, 2011

A portrait of Jackie

South Side artist Ron Lynn presented a portrait painting to Jackie Evancho and her family at her October 16 concert. Jackie and her family were delighted with the painting according to Pittsburgh...