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Articles from the November 22, 2011 edition

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 News    November 22, 2011

Carols of the Nations next at the Music at the Monastery series

St. Paul of the Cross Monastery Church will present Music at the Monastery – Fall 2011 in the coming weeks. Carols of the Nations is slated for Sunday, Dec. 4 at 11:30 a.m. A Solemn Advent Morning Prayer is planned for Sunday, Dec. 11 at 9:30 a.m....

 
 News    November 22, 2011

AARP Christmas Party on Dec. 7

Birmingham AARP #2757 will have their annual Christmas Party at Salvatore's, 5001 Curry Road on Dec. 7 beginning at noon. Entertainment will be provided by singer Johnny Fontaine. Members must have a ticket to attend....

 
 News    November 22, 2011

Deer processors on ACHD site

The Allegheny County Health Department has compiled a list of inspected and permitted facilities offering deer processing services for hunters. The directory of deer processors is posted on the Health Department's web site, www.achd.net, and...

 
 News    November 22, 2011

Annual Reindeer Ball: A Storybook Christmas

Join friends at the Pittsburgh Mercy Health System for the Eighth Annual Reindeer Ball, a spectacular holiday children's gala, Sunday, Dec. 4, from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Westin Convention Center Hotel, Downtown. Dance along with Madeline, Clifford,...

 
 News    November 22, 2011

Thanks Carol Louis

Arthur Butler, Elder-ado board president congratulates Carol Louis and presents her with a plaque as a thank you for her for her 20 years of service as an Elder-ado board member. Mrs. Louis retired...

 
 Opinion    November 22, 2011

A NID will support bars

South Side homeowners, do you want to be taxed? It's your duty to return the letter you received or be taxed for the South Side bars and restaurants to have their sidewalks cleaned, pay for them to have security and to secure the continued flow of...

 
 Opinion    November 22, 2011

Farmers' market troubles

Last week I learned the farmers are not coming back. Upset about this, I called the Citiparks Department at 412-422-6547 to verify this. I was informed they plan on continuing the Farmers' Market in South Side. This information did not satisfy me...

 
 News    November 22, 2011

Becks Run Road now open

Becks Run Road, between Carson Street and Wagner Avenue, is now open. Rain and cold throughout prevented crews from completing final repaving and line painting of the roadway in time for the weekend. Traffic had been restricted to one southbound...

 
 News    November 22, 2011

Thanksgiving Liturgies at St. Paul of the Cross Monastery

St. Paul of the Cross Monastery will have a special Eucharistic celebration of Thanksgiving on Wednesday, Nov. 23 in the Monastery Church at 7 p.m. The Monastery choir will be present for this liturgy. All are asked to bring non-perishable food...

 
 News    November 22, 2011

South Hills Middle School will celebrate diversity on Nov. 29

Pittsburgh South Hills Middle School will celebrate the diversity within the community when students and staff will host an International Fair, open to the public on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 5-8 p.m, at 595 Crane Avenue, 15216. All are welcome to take...

 
 News    November 22, 2011

Weinstein will serve as chair of Clean Pittsburgh Commission

Boris Weinstein was elected to serve a third two-year term as chairman of the Clean Pittsburgh Commission beginning Jan. 1, 2012. Mr. Weinstein has been an at-large member of the original 15-member commission when it was formed by Mayor Tom Murphy...

 
 News    November 22, 2011

Five year effort makes for a grand view

Thanks to a five year effort by the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation and its partners to sustainably restore the view and reestablish a native hillside habitat, the view from...

 
 Opinion    November 22, 2011

I take care of my properties

A couple of weeks ago, a few people held some meetings about creating a "Neighborhood Improvement District." I've been watching and listening to hear any talk from various South Side people. All I get is a big "No" to any more (fee) creations. Why...

 
 News    November 22, 2011

Free parking downtown weekends thru Dec. 31

Downtown shoppers and businesses received two early holiday gifts that are sure to give a boost to downtown's burgeoning shopping, dining and cultural scene –free holiday parking at Parking Authority garages this holiday season and a pilot valet...

 
 News    November 22, 2011

Sr. District Judge Longo recertified for service

Senior Magisterial District Judge Nancy L. Longo was again certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania's Unified Judicial System after successful completion recently of continuing legal education course work. Conducted by the Minor Judiciary...

 
 Opinion    November 22, 2011

The NID with some changes could be good

I have been keeping up on the possible formation of a NID in the South Side by reading all of the articles and recently the letters to the editor. I live on Brownsville road in Carrick and thought maybe someone from one of the surrounding...

 
 Opinion    November 22, 2011

Respect the process

South Side and South Siders are often looked at with envy by people in other neighborhoods throughout the city. The rest of the city is now looking at South Side to see how it handles the process of exploring a Neighborhood Improvement District. In...

 
 Front Page    November 22, 2011

Police looking for South Side bank robber

Zone 3 Police Officers responding to a bank robbery call went to the Dollar Bank in the 1700 block of E. Carson Street on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 2:40 p.m. A bank employee reported the suspect entered...

 
 By Al Lowe    Front Page    November 22, 2011

Mt. Washington property owners say no thanks to creating a NID

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has stopped exploring the concept of implementing a neighborhood improvement district. The announcement was made at the monthly community forum meeting on Nov. 17. Also, 700 letters regarding...