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Articles from the December 9, 2003 edition

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Brashear holds open house next Monday, Phillips school choir scheduled to perform

The Brashear Association will sponsor its Holiday Open House on Monday, Dec. 15 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. Friends, neighbors, program participants, and South Pittsburgh residents are welcome to drop by to celebrate t...

 

South Side chamber first in state to offer it own community card

With the hectic holiday season in full swing, the South Side Chamber of Commerce has introduced its new Community Cash Card (CCC) to help alleviate shopping worries. The “gift card,” a first in the state offered by a neighborhood organization,...

 

PAAR official presents at Princeton conference

Marlo Boyle, Medical and Legal Training Manager at Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, was selected to be one of six presenters to participate in Princeton University's “The Path to Wholeness:...

 

A sign of the times in Arlington

Mary Lou Simon, president of the Arlington Civic Council, accepts the first of 10 block watch signs for the Arlington neighborhood from Joann Herman, organizer of the 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch....

 

Local merchants keep a watchful eye out during the holidays

When the holiday season rolls around, it is traditionally one of the best times of the year for retailers and small businesses to reap the benefits of buyers out for the perfect gift. However, with the higher sales often comes an unwelcome increase...

 

So. Pgh. students, it's time to apply for the RFS journalism scholarship

Applications are now available for the Roberta F. Smith Scholarship for Journalism. Present or former residents of South Pittsburgh Zip codes 15203, 15210 or 15211 who will be college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in journalism,...

 

Grandview a scenic byway, but we already knew that

Braving the weather on Mount Washington, Susan Brandt, executive director of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation, joins state and local officials in announcing that Grandview...

 

Zoning board schedules three local hearings

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled three public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Dec. 11 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case...

 

Zoning change would allow development of Palisades Park

An ordinance, Council Bill Number 2469 (03), Land Use Control File Number C-582, has been introduced in City Council changing the Pittsburgh Code, Title Nine, Zoning, Article I, Chapter 902, Section 902.02.D.1 and Article IV Section 909.01, Zoning...

 

Council asks for input on Site Plan Review process

An ordinance, Bill No. 2554, amending certain portions of the Pittsburgh Code of Ordinances, Title Nine, Zoning, Chapter 903, 904, 905 and 922 affecting several components of the Site Plan Review process including new thresholds for review, new...

 

HRC lists latest Carson hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled several public hearings on properties in the East Carson Street Historic District on Wednesday, Dec. 10 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street,...

 

Recruiting for magnet programs up at South Vo-Tech High School

Magnet recruiting at South Vocational Technical High School has resulted in 120 new students applying to the school for next year. The school offers a quality academic education and vocational instruction that prepares students for the workforce or...

 

Research study will look at pediatric obesity in the area

This holiday season, families can get started on the path toward better health and weight control by participating in a research study at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Doctors are conducting a...

 

Literacy council looking for volunteers to help teach English as a second language

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC), Pennsylvania's second largest adult education agency, is seeking volunteers to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to adult students throughout the South Hills A workshop for individuals wishing to...

 

Bon Air students collect 1000 items for food bank

Bon Air Elementary School students helped the hungry with a collection of over 1,000 items this year to be donated to the Pittsburgh Food Bank. Each classroom contributed nonperishable items, working...

 

South students are Artists in Schools

The Advanced Visual Art students at South Vo-Tech High School will participate in the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild program Artists in Schools this December. Pittsburgh artists Matt Clark and Nicole Dezelon will work with students from Andrea...

 

Saint Johns to celebrate Living Nativity

Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Saint John the Baptist and Saint John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic churches will celebrate the Nativity of Jesus Christ on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. at Saint John's Church at 18th and Jane streets,...

 

Arlington hosts annual Christmas dinner

The board of directors of the Arlington Civic Council hosted members and guests at the organization's annual Christmas Dinner last week at the Henry Kaufmann Center. In addition to a delicious meal,...

 

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