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Articles from the November 20, 2012 edition

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Planning Forum to invite Mayor Ravenstahl to discuss the volatile South Side nightlife

An invitation to Mayor Luke Ravenstahl to attend a town hall meeting concerning the volatile South Side nightlife, and the adoption of the latest revision of the South Side Neighborhood Plan, were the upshots of the Nov. 13 meeting of the South Side...

 

MWCDC considers agendas for 2013 forums

On Thursday night, the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) held its final forum meeting of 2012, where the main matter was forum meetings, or, more specifically, the issues board members and residents would like to see...

 

Hilltop organizations receive Renaisance Fund awards

The first round of Pittsburgh Neighborhood Renaissance Fund (NRF) grants included projects slated for South Pittsburgh Hilltop neighborhoods. Almost $275,000 was awarded to a dozen community organizations, including three on the Hilltop for their...

 

Carrick Community Council elects board members, reviews 2012

The election of four new members to the Carrick Community Council’s (CCC) board of directors was a highlight of the Nov. 14 meeting. The four members are: Brandon Dilla, William Cordes, Sharon Alberts, and Jessica Hallahan. Their terms expire on...

 

Brashear Assoc. begins annual Holiday Assistance drive

“When you have hundreds of kids on your Christmas gift list, you need all the help you can get,” according to Hugh Brannan, executive director of The Brashear Association. “That’s why Brashear is turning to our friends and neighbors, once...

 

South Side Chamber Holiday Mingle

The South Side Chamber of Commerce (SSCC) is hosting a Holiday Mingle on Thursday, Dec. 6 to celebrate the spirit of the holiday season and raise funds for a South Side welcome center. According to Kim Collins, SSCC president, the event will take...

 

Child care center kids taught to give back

Saint Mary of the Mount Child Care Center and the Saint Mary of the Mount/Saint Justin Religious Education program are teaming up to do what they can to help support the Washington Heights Ecumenical...

 

Free parking proposed for Saturday

On Monday, Nov. 19 Councilman William Peduto introduced legislation suspending on-street parking meter enforcement for one day on Saturday, Nov. 24 in honor of Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a nationwide campaign to raise...

 

Police looking for Mount man

Zone 3 Officers were called to the 50 block of Harwood Street at 6 a.m. to take a criminal mischief report on August 11. The officers were met by the victim who reported her car window and front...

 

Sister is returning to City Theatre for holidays

City Theatre celebrates the season with the return of Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold, a hilarious holiday comedy featuring audience favorite Kimberly Richards. A City...

 

Beltzhoover Light Up Night

Beltzhoover Light Up Night is slated for Sunday, Dec. 9 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Venson Park/MiniPark at Gearing Avenue and Chalfont Street. During Light Up Night, the Beltzhoover Civic Association will light up a Unity Tree which will be on display for...

 

Lunch with Santa at Warrington

Beltzhoover Civic Association is hosting a Lunch with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue. There will be free photos with Santa courtesy of Lifetouch Portrait Studios....

 

Children’s Museum collecting sweaters

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh kicked off its thirteenth annual Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive with 88 students from Martin Luther King School and the Children’s Museum’s Pre/K-Headstart programs operated by Pittsburgh Public...

 

Reading tutors needed by OASIS

Become an OASIS is looking for tutor to help a children in the neighborhood learn to read. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and over. All materials, books, and supplies are provided by OASIS....

 

AARP #2757 meets Nov. 28

Birmingham AARP # 2757 will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue. Mikey Dee will entertain. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served for a donation. Visitors are always w...

 

Real estate transactions for issue of 11/20/12

17th Ward Susan Booritch to Parkview Land Assoc. LLC at 94 S. 14th St. for $65,000. 18th Ward Johnnice Nicole Morgan to Uber America LLC at 330 E. Warrington Ave. for $4,000. Mark Ledbetter to Gwyn Jones at 629 McLain St. for $5,100. 19th Ward...

 

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