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Articles from the December 20, 2016 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 20, 2016

PED encompasses more than parking in the South Side

A presentation on the proposed South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED) initiative headlined the Dec. 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. City officials in attendance included city Councilman Bruce Kraus, Chief Operations Officer Guy...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 20, 2016

A snapshot of the South Side Parking Enhancement District

The proposed Parking Enhancement District in South Side will encompass not only metered and residential parking in the neighborhood, but also the way people are encouraged to move in and out of the community. • Metered parking in the Historic Distr...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 20, 2016

Parking concerns expressed to police at Arlington Civic meeting

The quarterly meeting of the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) had a public safety focus with Zone 3 Commander Karen Dixon, motorcycle officer Dale Ruble and officer Christine Luffey. In addition, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and State...

 
 Government    December 20, 2016

This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • 44 Pius LP, 44 Pius Street, 17th Ward, Codes 115.1, 108.2. The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 21, at...

 
 Real Estate    December 20, 2016

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Luck of the Irish L.P. to Anna Campbell at 89-91 Barry St. for $79,000. Jon Richards to 3009 Cobden Street LLC at 3009 Cobden St. for $10,000. Kevin Woodward to Aaron Wilson at 133 S. 24th St. for $208,000. 17th Ward Kyle Prawdzik to...

 
 News    December 20, 2016

Free Christmas dinner at Hot Metal Bridge Faith

On Friday, Dec. 23 at noon the Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community is hosting a Christmas lunch that will be prepared and served by volunteers from the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh as part of their annual Mitzvah Day of volunteering. The...

 
 News    December 20, 2016

City and PWSA release draft of city-wide Green First Plan for public comment

The City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) have released a comprehensive draft City-Wide Green First Plan for public comment. The plan outlines how Pittsburgh intends to use innovative, cost-effective, and green...

 
 News    December 20, 2016

PWSA holding meetings to discuss lead in drinking water

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will hold community meetings to present information on lead in drinking water. PWSA leadership, in conjunction with the Allegheny County Health Department and the United Way, will give presentations on...

 
 Public Safety    December 20, 2016

Knoxville man arrested after firing shots

On Monday morning, December 12, Zone 2 Officers were in the 2500 block of Chauncey Drive when they heard several gunshots nearby. Police learned a red Chevrolet Aveo occupied by a male, later identifi...

 
 News    December 20, 2016

Pittsburgh accepts proposal to move forward with fire boat

The Pittsburgh Public Safety Department and the Bureau of Fire have accepted a proposal for a fire boat submitted by Lake Assault Boats. A total of three bids submitted. Pending a final review, Lake...

 
 News    December 20, 2016

Nonprofits can apply for financial literacy funding

Citizens Bank is now accepting applications from nonprofits for financial literacy services that help consumers manage their money better. Through Jan. 20, 2017, organizations throughout the bank’s 11-state footprint – New Hampshire, Vermont,...

 
 Entertainment    December 20, 2016

#Pixburgh exhibition explores life through Pittsburghers' lens

Visitors to the Senator John Heinz History Center can experience an in-depth look at the museum’s extensive collection of photographs as part of the new major exhibition, #Pixburgh: A Photographic Experience. With nearly two billion digital images...

 
 News    December 20, 2016

Alliance Medical Education Scholarship offer through Penna medical foundation

The Pennsylvania Medical Society Alliance, in conjunction with The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, is offering multiple $2,500 scholarships to Pennsylvania residents attending an accredited Pennsylvania medical school full-time as a...

 
 News    December 20, 2016

State Attorney General settles with NFL over secondary ticket markets

The Office of Attorney General has reached a multistate settlement with the National Football League to resolve antitrust concerns regarding the league’s past policy on the resale of certain tickets. The settlement was reached in the form of an...