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Articles from the November 26, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 26, 2013

No tax increase in boro for 2014, police agree to three year contract

Adoption of a 2014 budget with no tax increase, and a new three-year police contract, headlined the Nov. 18 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Council members Barbara Keener and Dave Lowe were absent. The balanced budget of $1,824,333 retains the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 26, 2013

Upcoming holiday events focus of Zone 3 meeting

Upcoming holiday events were among the focus at the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Nov. 20. Crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey is in her sixth year of organizing the delivery of free, warm meals on Thanksgiving Day in Zones 3 and 6,...

 
 Government    November 26, 2013

Upcoming Pittsburgh Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing 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 187/13 on...

 
 Opinion    November 26, 2013

Charlie Samaha Park?

Many thanks to Roberta Smith for reviving memories of visionary Charlie Samaha and highlighting his many accomplishments. Charlie saw the potential of what South Side could be with its unique Victorian architecture and strategic location. He was...

 
 Real Estate    November 26, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 11/26/13

16th Ward Richard Free to LE Investments LLC at 526 Handler St. for $22,000. Jason Levine to Brookfield Global Relocation Services LL at 2250 Mary St. 115 for $185,000. Brookfield Global Relocation Services LL to Lindsay Ann Weichler at 2250 Mary...

 
 News    November 26, 2013

Pet problems topic of Mt. Oliver City block watch

The Mount Oliver/St. Clair Block Watch convened for its final meeting of the year on Thursday, Nov. 21, to discuss some of the neighborhoods’ 2013 trends and accomplishments and outline its goals and programs for next year. Zone 3 Crime Prevention...

 
 Public Safety    November 26, 2013

Mount drug bust next guns and ammunition

Pittsburgh police seized drugs and firearms from a Mount Washington house late last week. On Friday, Nov. 22, at 1:40 p.m. plainclothes detectives from Zone 3 executed a search warrant at a house in t...

 
 Kids    November 26, 2013

South Side Winterfest Dec. 5 at Phillips School

The annual South Side Winterfest, hosted by Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 School, will take place on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 6-8 p.m. Festivities include: a visit with Santa (parents should bring their cameras to take photos); holiday crafts and cookie...

 
 Kids    November 26, 2013

Lunch with Santa Dec. 7 at Warrington Recreation Ctr.

The Beltzhoover Civic Association will sponsor Lunch with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue. Free photos with Santa will be provided complements of Lifetouch Portrait Studios....

 
 News    November 26, 2013

Margaret Pollock named CFO of the Year finalist

Margaret Pollock, Chief Financial Officer of the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh, was named a CFO of the Year Finalist 2013 by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Ms. Pollock was honored at an award ceremony on November 6 at the Omni William Penn Hotel....

 
 Kids    November 26, 2013

Carrick library events for toddlers to teens in Dec.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Carrick, 1811 Brownsville Road, has scheduled programs for toddlers to teens during November and December. Storytime is on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. on December 3, 10 and 17. Join it to share stories, rhymes, songs, and...

 
 News    November 26, 2013

Slovak Vilija at Prince of Peace Parish

On Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, Prince of Peace Parish will celebrate one of the most beloved Slovak traditions – the Vilija -- Christmas Eve dinner. This very special dinner is filled with memories and although a meatless meal, it is by no means a...

 
 Entertainment    November 26, 2013

Harmony Singers will present holiday concert

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present a holiday concert, “Comin’ Up Christmas Time,” under the direction of Cynthia G. Pratt on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brightwood Christian Church, 5044 West Library Avenue, Bethel Park. The...

 
 News    November 26, 2013

Fundraiser benefits Ladies AOH

The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 11 (LAOH) will hold a Christmas Story themed party to raise funds for their charitable efforts of the The Jaggerbush on South Side on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. During the winter months,...

 
 News    November 26, 2013

House adopts resolution for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has unanimously adopted H.R. 558, introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny. The resolution declares Dec. 7 as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Pennsylvania. “On a serene morning some 72 years...

 
 News    November 26, 2013

House resolution honors Marine Corps with day

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously adopted H.R. 387, introduced by Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny. The resolution declares Nov. 10 as Marine Corps Day in Pennsylvania. The date is significant as it coincides with the founding of...

 
 News    November 26, 2013

Beltzhoover Light Up Night at Venson Park

Beltzhoover Light Up Night is planned for Sunday, Dec. 8, 5-6:30 p.m. at Venson Park/MiniPark, Gearing Avenue and Chalfont Street. Come and join the Beltzhoover Civic Association as they light up the Unity Tree. The Unity Tree will be on display for...

 
 News    November 26, 2013

Men's afternoon at Trinity

Trinity Lutheran Church is inviting men in the area for an afternoon of food, fun, fellowship and a movie. On Saturday, Dec. 7, beginning at 3 p.m. the church is hosting a showing of the film “Courageous” from the creators of Fireproof. For more...

 
 News    November 26, 2013

Christmas breakfast, craft show

Concord Presbyterian Church’s Christmas Breakfast and Craft and Vendor Show will take place on December 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast is $5 for adults and $2 for children. Santa will also be there to visit with the kids. There will be several...

 
 Government    November 26, 2013

NOTICE OF SALE AND INVITATION TO BID

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA INTENDS TO SELL ALL ITS RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN AND TO THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY IN THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER: 2006 Crown Victoria...