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Articles from the November 27, 2012 edition

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 By Margaret Smykla    Front Page    November 27, 2012

Boro officials concerned with methane gas in Church Avenue property

The retirement of the street commissioner, a methane gas leakage in a home’s garage, and a request for more information on the ambulance service were among the topics at the Nov. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Councilman John Smith, Sr., was...

 
 Front Page    November 27, 2012

Next round of Love Your Block to emphasize veteran-related projects

Applications are now available for the city’s spring 2013 Love Your Block grant award program. Local non-profit organizations have until February 14, 2013 to apply. The block revitalization program gives up to 30 organizations $1,000 to purchase...

 
 News    November 27, 2012

Mt. Oliver Fire Dept. looking for volunteers

The Mount Oliver Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers. This is an opportunity for those who want to make a difference in their community or are looking to gain valuable experience for a career in emergency services. Benefits include:...

 
 Entertainment    November 27, 2012

South Hills Chorale Season for Singing

The South Hills Chorale will perform their annual holiday celebration concert, ‘tis the Season for Singing on Friday, December 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15. The concert will feature John Rutter’s...

 
 Kids    November 27, 2012

Santa Claus is coming to Allegheny County parks

In a dramatic turn of events, Santa Claus will take time out of his extremely busy schedule and visit three Allegheny County parks to share cookies with local girls and boys. The Jolly Old Elf will be at the North Park Boathouse on Saturday, Dec. 1,...

 
 Kids    November 27, 2012

St. Nick coming to Santa Maria

Santa Maria Magdalena is sponsoring a night for the kids with Old St. Nick on Dec. 6, from 7-9 p.m. in the church hall, 185 Knox Avenue, Knoxville. There will be caroling, candy and a gift from Old St. Nick for ages up to10. It’s a free event for...

 
 Health    November 27, 2012

COPD screenings at UPMC Mercy Walk-in Clinic

UPMC Walk-in Primary Care Clinic will be conducting complimentary Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) screenings in honor of COPD awareness month. The screenings will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the walk-in...

 
 News    November 27, 2012

Annual Slovak Vilija on Dec. 15

Prince of Peace Parish, in the South Side community, will hold its Annual Slovak Vilija on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Parish Center on 13th Street. Also known as Stredry Vecer – Bountiful Evening – this traditional meatless meal is enjoyed by...

 
 News    November 27, 2012

Emmaus designated as a ‘Top Place to Work’

The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh has been named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette annual list of the “Top Places to Work in Western PA 2012” for the second year in a row. Based in South Side, Emmaus was ranked #11 among Small Businesses in the...

 
 News    November 27, 2012

Free parking downtown on Saturdays ‘til Dec. 22

Downtown business owners and their customers received a little holiday cheer with the announcement that there will be free parking on Saturdays at Parking Authority garages. The Pittsburgh Parking Authority (PPA) approved the Mayor Luke...

 
 News    November 27, 2012

Isaiah Project Evening of Honors

The Isaiah Project will host an Evening of Honors on December 16 beginning at 3 p.m. at the Sheraton Station Square. The event will celebrate Rev. Eileen Smith and South Pittsburgh youth. The dinner will feature music and a silent auction. Donation...

 
 News    November 27, 2012

Santa Maria canned goods drive

The House at Bethany is hosting a can drive for December with the help of Aruba Tan. Nonperishable canned goods can be brought to the store front at 748Warrington Ave, or Aruba Tan, corner of Linden Grove and Route88, Castle Shannon. Hours of...

 
 News    November 27, 2012

Christmas craft show, breakfast in Carrick

A Christmas Craft Show and Breakfast at Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Menu for the breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage and more. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for...

 
 News    November 27, 2012

AARP #2757 Christmas party

Birmingham AARP #2757 will have its annual Christmas Party at Salvatore’s, 5001 Curry Road, on December 5 at noon. Impersonator Bob Morelli will entertain. Members must have a ticket to attend....

 
 Real Estate    November 27, 2012

Real estate transactions for issue of 11/27/12

16th Ward Frank Knezevich to Moss Easterly and Hannah Grace Clark at 2218 Arlington Ave. for $62,000. Marianne Miller et al. to Kathryn and Wayne Miller at 2114 Brent St. for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $41,067). Robert Davis...

 
 Government    November 27, 2012

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 238/12 on Thursd...

 
 Government    November 27, 2012

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • John D. Hendricks, 169 Amabell Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.4, 304.10, 304.6,...