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Articles from the December 3, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 3, 2013

Hilltop Alliance brings neighborhood groups together for summit

“Our mission,” began Hilltop Alliance (HA) Executive Director Aaron Sukenik. “Is to bring together and serve as a resource and to promote a common vision to the Hilltop neighborhoods.” Mr. Sukenik welcomed representatives of neighborhood...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 3, 2013

Hilltop groups get their chance to boast a little bit at annual event

Representatives from Hilltop Alliance member neighborhoods joined government officials and invited guests for the second annual Hilltop Summit, an opportunity to show their peers the work they have been doing in their neighborhoods. First to make a...

 
 Real Estate    December 3, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 12/03/13

16th Ward Estate of Raymond Lonszak to LA Bel Investments LLC at 2915 Devlin St. for $22,000. PNC Bank NA to ARN Properties LLC at 3109 Harcum Way for $42,900. 17th Ward Michael Piekut to RAC Closing Services LLC at 11 Enon Way for $188,500. RAC...

 
 Government    December 3, 2013

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...

 
 Government    December 3, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Robert Carr, 425 Eureka Street, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.4, 304.13, 304.9. • Spencer D....

 
 By Tom Smith    News    December 3, 2013

OBID director explains the benefits of an improvement district

BIDs have been around since the 1960s and the first one was in Canada, Georgia Petropoulos Muir, executive director of the Oakland Business Improvement District, told members and guests of the South Side Chamber of Commerce at the November luncheon....

 
 News    December 3, 2013

Slovak Vilija at Prince of Peace

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...

 
 News    December 3, 2013

Rt. 51 project

PennDOT has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the Rt. 51 and Rt. 88 intersection construction for Monday, Dec. 9, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Norbert’s Catholic Church, 2413 St Norberts St, Pittsburgh, PA 15234....

 
 Opinion    December 3, 2013

Thanks Jean

I would like to offer a very sincere and heartfelt thank you to Jean Fink for over three decades of dedication to the Pittsburgh Public Schools. As School Board Director for District 7, Jean worked tirelessly and shared her knowledge of the city at...

 
 Service News    December 3, 2013

service news

 Air National Guard Airman Joshua L. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and...

 
 News    December 3, 2013

Dates set for Spring Earth Day Redd Up

Spring isn’t around the corner.  Winter’s here now. But dates are set for the Spring Earth Day Redd Up Weekend. The big day will be Saturday, Apr. 26. The date will not conflict with Easter Sunday, Apr. 20.  Earth Day is Tuesday, Apr. 22...

 
 Kids    December 3, 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...

 
 News    December 3, 2013

Home decorating contest for Allentown residents

The Allentown Community Development Corp. is sponsoring a Holiday Home Decorating Contest for residents of the neighborhood. Anyone living in the neighborhood is eligible to enter. The ACDC will award three $50 prizes for the best decorated homes in...

 
 Government    December 3, 2013

REGULATING THE REQUIREMENT OF HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE

The following ordinance will be considered for adoption at a Regular Public Meeting of the Council of Mt. Oliver Borough on Monday, December 16, 2013. AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER REGULATING THE REQUIREMENT OF HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE ON...

 
 News    December 3, 2013

South Side groomers take top honors in competition

A Diamond In The Ruff Pet Salon & Boutique in South Side recently took top prizes in a grooming competition in The Pet Expo Pittsburgh at The David Lawrence Convention Center. Pennsylvania groomers as well as pet groomers from neighboring...

 
 News    December 3, 2013

Miniature Railroad and village open with new additions at CSC

Carnegie Science Center, a mecca for train lovers during the holiday season for two decades, is supercharging the family fun this year with Lionel Days, through January 1. Lionel Days, presented by Lionel, is a month-long festival of trains. At the...

 
 News    December 3, 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...

 
 News    December 3, 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...