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Articles from the December 10, 2013 edition

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 10, 2013

Area churches explore ways for them to work together for area youth

“There is an epidemic in the Mount Oliver, Arlington, Beltzhoover, Knoxville, Carrick, Warrington, the Hilltop. What we call the Hilltop area. It’s not going away. It is hurting the businesses. It is hurting the churches. It is hurting the street...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 10, 2013

Carson is a little darker this this year

East Carson Street will be a little less festive this holiday season with the South Side Chamber of Commerce’s (SSCC) decision to forgo putting up the holiday lights this year. “We feel so bad about it,” said Kim Collins, president of the...

 
 Front Page    December 10, 2013

Volunteers prepare more than 2,000 Thanksgiving meals and have them delivered

On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, the annual Get Stuffed With Love Project was another success. The goal was to insure every Pittsburgher in need of a Thanksgiving Meal received one delivered...

 
 Real Estate    December 10, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 12/10/13

16th Ward Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. trustee to Landry Jr. & Assoc. LLC at 2900 Arlington Ave. for $14,000. JP Morgan Chase Bank NA to Craig Keto at 1222 Eleanor St. for $41,100. Realty Choice Investments LLC to Yosef Hakim at 401 Parkwood...

 
 Government    December 10, 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 285/13 on...

 
 Government    December 10, 2013

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 12, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Jill A. Hudson, 724 Lillian Street, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.4, 302.7. • Fred Ivory,...

 
 News    December 10, 2013

Brashear Holiday Open House this Thursday

The Board of Directors and staff of The Brashear Association extend an invitation to neighbors and friends of the agency to celebrate the season at Brashear’s Holiday Open House. The annual event will take place Thursday, Dec. 12 from 6 until 7:30...

 
 School News    December 10, 2013

School Board swears in new area board members

Following last week’s Swearing-In Ceremony, four newly elected district representatives joined the Pittsburgh Public Schools Board. Cynthia Ann Falls, District 7; Terry Kennedy, District 5; Carolyn Klug, District 9; and Sylvia Wilson, District 1,...

 
 By William McCloskey    News    December 10, 2013

Free holiday crafting program in South Side

To help boost holiday spirits, the South Side Carnegie Library is hosting a free all-day do-it-yourself craft-making event Wednesday, Dec. 18, noon to 8 p.m., at the library, 2205 East Carson Street....

 
 News    December 10, 2013

S.S. church celebrates opening of gym

The South Side Presbyterian Church and Community Center is welcoming all to its Gym Reopening Celebration on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. for refreshments in the social hall and fun in the...

 
 News    December 10, 2013

Brashear board officers installed for '14

New officers were installed at the December meeting of the Board of Directors of The Brashear Association. The South Pittsburgh community service agency will continue to be led by President Jennifer H. Jeffers, a South Side resident, who is employed...

 
 News    December 10, 2013

Christmas Bake Sale benefits South Side church food pantry

Holy Assumption of St. Mary Orthodox Church is welcoming the help of one of America’s premier executive pastry chefs, Chef Aron Michael Lesko, son of Archpriest David Lesko of Duquesne, and several executive chef colleagues who have offered their...

 
 Meetings    December 10, 2013

Affordable Care Act event on Hilltop

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and the Consumer Health Coalition have rescheduled two local meetings to help his constituents get answers to questions about the Affordable Care Act. Both meetings will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m.: •...

 
 News    December 10, 2013

Allentown Pop-up lists its December actvities

CLP Pop-up Allentown at 1206 Arlington Avenue is planning a full December of events for the whole family. Snowflake Fun! on Monday, Dec. 9 from 4-5 p.m. they will be making, watching, talking, eating all things snowflake. No-Cook Cooking Club on...

 
 Kids    December 10, 2013

Carrick Branch Library has kids activities in Dec.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Carrick has a variety of kids activities planned in December. Storytime is on Tuesdays, December 10 and 17 at 10:30 a.m. for toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers. Join in for stories, rhymes, songs, and more...

 
 News    December 10, 2013

Slopes Assoc. Holiday Party

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association’s Christmas Party is on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. at St Paul’s Monastery Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Avenue, South Side Slopes. Dinner will be provided, but they welcome a potluck of desserts,...

 
 News    December 10, 2013

Caroling in Grandview

Friends of Grandview Park and Santa Claus will host Christmas Caroling in Grandview Park on Friday, Dec. 13, from 6 to 7 p.m. Meet in the Observation Deck area. Join in celebrating the Christmas Season with song, hot beverages and cookies....

 
 News    December 10, 2013

Toy Drive at Kukurin Chiropractic

Kukurin Chiropractic is holding a Toy Drive to benefit Brashear Association’s annual Holiday Assistance Program. To help with the Toy Drive, bring a new unwrapped toy for a boy or girl ages 0 to 14 years old to the Kukurin Chiropractic office,...

 
 News    December 10, 2013

Senior afternoon in the South Side

An afternoon for seniors with Christmas carols, old St. Nick, the Three Kings and refreshments will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2 p.m., at the South Side Market House, South Side. The afternoon is sponsored by The Society of Santa Maria...

 
 News    December 10, 2013

South Side Anglican grand opening

South Side Anglican Church is holding a grand opening celebration for their new worship space in the Schwartz Living Market, 1317 East Carson Street, on Sunday, Dec. 15. There will be a kickoff church service at 11 am, followed by a party and open...

 
 Kids    December 10, 2013

Explore C-MITES at CMU

C-MITES of Carnegie Mellon University offers weekend and summer classes for gifted students in kindergarten through 10th grade. Eligible students in 3rd-6th grade may register to take the EXPLORE test and become a member of C-MITES – Programs for...

 
 School News    December 10, 2013

Nursing scholarships available to area students

Scholarship opportunities are provided by the Southwestern Registered Nurses Club to nursing students entering their final year of studies or who are actively pursuing advanced education in nursing. Students from Allegheny, Washington and...

 
 News    December 10, 2013

Wabash Tunned hour reduced this week

The Wabash Tunnel will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through Friday, Dec. 13 for ventilation fan replacement. Inbound traffic will be affected. The tunnel provides a shortcut for motorists between Route 51 and the South Side. Port...