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Articles from the November 15, 2016 edition

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 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    November 15, 2016

Director Hissrich addresses block watch on public safety issues

This year’s public safety achievements and the importance of block watch groups were topics on Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich’s agenda when he visited the Carrick Block Watch meeting last Monday. Mr. Hissrich opened the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 15, 2016

South Side Planning Forum learns about missing trees, holiday lights

With no presentations, the Nov. 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) from chair Tracy Myers. She said seven to 10 trees were removed from along the river beside the South Side Mari...

 
 Front Page    November 15, 2016

Duquesne students break bread with their South Side neighbors

South Side residents and businesses and Duquesne University celebrated together as neighbors at a special pre-holiday South Side Thanksgiving potluck dinner on Monday evening, Nov. 7, at the South Sid...

 
 Government    November 15, 2016

This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Timothy W. Oswald, 932 Lillian Street, 18th Ward, Codes 118.1, 302.8. The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for...

 
 Government    November 15, 2016

COMMON VIOLATIONS

This is just a short working list of codes & “titles” and is not comprehensive or to be used for anything other than personal reference. All code books are available for purchase through the Bureau of Building Inspection if more information is...

 
 Government    November 15, 2016

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...

 
 Real Estate    November 15, 2016

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Sumo Capital Reserve LLC to Jacob and Beth Pelletier at 2427 Burham St. for $212,400. Nadine Adamiak et al. to Jessica and Cameron Wenig at 2426 Charcot St. for $45,000. Coal Hill Partn. LLC to Eric and Tiffany Romantino at 2413 Jane St....

 
 Public Safety    November 15, 2016

Suspect caught in South Side home

Zone 3 officers were sent to S. 11th Street in south Side for a burglary in progress shortly after 11 p.m. on November 9. According to police, the homeowners were watching television when they heard a loud bang come from the rear bedroom. One of the...

 
 Public Safety    November 15, 2016

Two men shot while driving down Beltzhoover Avenue

Shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, a car arrived at the Zone 3 Police Station with two men that had both been shot multiple times. According to police, a 75-year-old male jitney driver and his 21-year-old male passenger were driving down...

 
 Public Safety    November 15, 2016

Police sent to Arlington Heights for stabbing

Shortly before 6 p.m. on November 12, Zone 3 Officers were sent to the 100 block of Cordell Place in Arlington Heights for the report of a stabbing. According to police, a domestic disturbance between a man and a woman turned physical and the woman...

 
 Meetings    November 15, 2016

Mount forum November 17

Grant Gittlen, community and government affairs officer in the Mayor’s Office, will be the speaker at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s November community forum. Mr. Gittlen will discuss the ongoing work along Grandview...

 
 Meetings    November 15, 2016

Mt. Oliver City group will meet at Ormsby Ave Cafe

The Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group will meet on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. Zone 3 Officer Christine Luffey, Councilman Bruce Kraus, a representative from the Port Authority to explain the new fares,...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

McArdle Rwy. closed Tuesday, Wednesday

McArdle Roadway, from Grandview Avenue to the Liberty Bridge, will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 15-16, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on both days for routine maintenance. The closures will be in effect for vehicular, pedestrian and...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Seniors can get advice on selecting medical/drug plans from APPRISE

The annual open enrollment season for selecting a Medicare Advantage Plan or Prescription Drug Plan is coming up soon. Knowing that Medicare can sometimes be confusing, Sen. Jay Costa along with APPRISE, the Pennsylvania State Insurance Assistance...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Christmas breakfast, craft show

Christmas Breakfast Craft and Vendor Show, December 3 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh PA 15210. Santa will make a special appearance at the event. An eggs, sausage and pancakes breakfast with...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Prince of Peace Slovak Vilija, traditional Christmas Eve dinner

Prince of Peace Parish, in South Side, will host its 23rd Annual Slovak Vilija, a traditional Slovak Christmas Eve dinner, on Saturday, Dec. 10. This traditional meatless meal enjoyed by Slavic families around the world features baked fish, mushroom...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Free holiday parking in Pgh. at Parking Authority sites

The Pittsburgh Parking Authority will offer free holiday parking at all Parking Authority garages on “Black Friday,” November 25. Neighborhood lots and metered on-street spaces will be free on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26. In addition, free...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Donation supports veterans program

During one of the largest Veterans Day breakfasts in the Keystone State, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania’s Veteran employee resource group presented a $10,000 check funded from the NiSource Charitable Foundation to the Veterans Leadership Program of...