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Next 3 Days will highlight Allentown, Mount Washington

An April 28 community meeting about a weekend summer festival to highlight the Hilltop – its rich history and offerings today and more -- met its organizers’ goal of infusing neighborhood input into the planning process. The first ever...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Next Fresh Fridays is on May 13

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, May 13. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 

Hilltop kids learn about orienteering at Slopes program in South Side Park

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), partnered with The Birmingham Foundation, the Brashear Association and the Western PA Orienteering Club, to hold its first youth orienteering...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Daniel Proch to Ty Hennes at 2250 Mary St. 112 for $320,000. Estate of Lorraine Rump to A&J Holdings LLC at 2715 Niles St. for $5,000. Stephen Edwards to Derek Sinchar and Nicole Regula at 2740 Shelly St. for $129,400. 17th Ward Melicent ak...

 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Chanel Gallo, 49 Haberman Avenue, 18th Ward, Continued Code 302.3. • PA Investment Services, 909 Climax...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Phillips K-5 students will display their artwork at New Artists Program

Art work created by students enrolled in The Brashear Association’s New Artists Program will be on display at the Carnegie Library-South Side on Thursday, May 5, from 3-5:30 p.m. The New Artists Program is offered to students in grades three throug...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Job fair at Goodwill on May 4

Job seekers are welcome to learn about positions in the community at the Goodwill Job Fair on Wednesday, May 4, from 1:30-3:30 pm at the Goodwill Facility, 2400 East Carson Street, in South Side. More than ten employers will be on hand from various i...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

South Siders cheer marathoners along

The South Side Chamber of Commerce partnered with Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc., and Dick's Sporting Goods this year to welcome Pittsburgh marathoners at the South Side Welcome Center at the...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

CHS recognized with state citation

State Representative Harry Readshaw recently recognized Pittsburgh Carrick High School for receiving the National Athletic Trainers' Association Safe Sports School Award. The award acknowledges...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Clean Pittsburgh Commission seeks nominations for Bob Awards

On May 19, The Clean Pittsburgh Commission (CPC) will be honoring volunteers, community groups and neighborhoods at their annual Meet and Greet Mixer. This event recognizes individuals and community groups for their efforts and commitment to...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

S.S. Presbyterian Church rummage and food sale

The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to its Rummage and Food Sale on Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All sorts of treasures can be found at this sale: clothing, household items, small appliances, books, toys, jewelry, and more....

 

Carrick Community Council next open meeting is May 9

The next Carrick Community Council’s open meeting will take place on Monday May 9, 7 p.m. at Pittsburgh Concord School, 2350 Brownsville Road. Guest speakers will be: John Byrne, president of the Carrick Business Association; Ashley Holloway,...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Knoxville council holding a public forum on safety

The Knoxville Community Council will hold a public forum on Wednesday, May 11, 6 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. The forum will have a community safety focus with representatives from the Zone 3 Police Station and also the City...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Flea Market at Trinity Church

Trinity Lutheran Church in Mount Oliver will hold its annual Flea Market on May 13-14. Shoppers are welcome to browse the huge assortment of items. Free coffee will be provided. Sale hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, May 13 and 9 p.m.-2 p.m. on...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Volunteers needed on June 4 to plant flowers in Grandview Park

Volunteers are needed to help the Friends of Grandview Park plant flowers in the park on Saturday, June 4. Those interested in helping should join the Friends at 9 a.m. on June 4 at the Bailey Avenue entrance to Grandview Park. Volunteers should...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearing in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 729 E. Carson Street, JGWS, LLC, owner,...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Spring rummage sale

Spencer United Methodist Church will hold a Spring Rummage Sale on Friday and Saturday, May 6-7. Sale hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 6 and 9 a.m. to noon on May 7. Bargains will be available for clothes, jewelry, toys, linens, housewares, small...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Still time to sign up to play Polish Falcons golf outing

The inaugural Polish Falcons Heritage Foundation Charity Golf Outing will take place on May 14 at Oakview Country Club in Slippery Rock, Pa. beginning at 9 a.m. Registration for individual golfers is $125; Foursomes are available for $500; or, to...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

City's first Inclusive Innovation Week a success with unique and free events

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh thanked all those that planned, hosted, and attended events in the city’s inaugural Inclusive Innovation Week, held from April 1...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Albert J. Suess, Jr. named Fraternal Societies' Fraternalist of the Year

The Fraternal Societies of Greater Pittsburgh (FSGP) has named Albert J. Suess Jr., director of sales and marketing for the Slovak Catholic Sokol, as the Fraternalist of the Year. The FSGP is...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 25, 2016 thru May 1, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from Vehicle – 100 blk. Augusta St. – between 4/28 at 10:00 PM and 4/30 at 9:30 AM – The victim states she and her husband had l...

 

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