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Articles from the December 23, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret Smykla    Front Page    December 23, 2013

'New' is the word of the day for Mt. Oliver Council

“New” was the focus of the Dec. 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver council: the borough’s new monthly newsletter; and for 2014: a new garbage service, four new full-time police officers, and two new council members. The evening began with Mayor James Cas...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    December 23, 2013

Consumer Health Coalition explains ObamaCare, offers enrollment help

What is ObamaCare? How does it affect those who do not currently have health insurance? And, how does it affect those who do? Is there anyone I can talk to if I have questions about the law, enrolling in services or selecting the health care plan...

 
 By Roberta Smith    Front Page    December 23, 2013

Editor's Christmas story begins in October of 1941 in Beltzhoover

Not many Christmas stories begin in October. Mine does. We were living in Beltzhoover, at 811 Gearing Avenue. My parents, Bob and Betty Johnson, my 3-year-old brother Bill, my teenaged brother John (we called him Buddy) and 6-year-old me. We’d...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    News    December 23, 2013

Phillips K-5 students win district-wide energy conservation awards

Pittsburgh Public Schools held its 22nd annual S.E.C.T.E.M. (Student / Employee / Community / Teamed for / Energy / Management) awards ceremony on Thurs., Dec. 19, where Phillips K-5 was recognized...

 
 Real Estate    December 23, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 12/23/13

16th Ward Benjamin Carnes to Carla Reed and Lance Monteros at 33 Eleanor St. and Leticoe St. for $130,000. Jonathan Driver to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. at 2823 Larkins Way for $1,738 by sheriff’s deed. James Reinicker Jr. to Aaron Karas at...

 
 News    December 23, 2013

Christmas masses planned at St. John Vianney Church

St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church will hold one mass on Christmas Eve and two on Christmas Day. Christmas Eve Mass is at 4 p.m. Christmas Day Masses will be at 9 a.m. and noon. St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church is at 225 Allen Street in...

 
 Government    December 23, 2013

Mt. Oliver Re-Organization Meeting

The Borough of Mt. Oliver Re-Organization Meeting will be held Monday, January 6, 2014, at 7:00 P.M. at the Municipal Building, 150 Brownsville Road, Mt. Oliver, PA., 15210. All Borough Council Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at...

 
 News    December 23, 2013

New leadership at Emmaus

Following ten years of service to the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh as the chairman of the Board of Directors, Tim Noca will be stepping down as chair and handing the position over to David Matesic, owner of the South Side-based construction...

 
 News    December 23, 2013

URA announces details for 2014 Steel City Codefest

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) announced that the second annual Steel City Codefest will take place beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 and run through 2 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 23 at the American Eagle Corporate offices,...

 
 News    December 23, 2013

Survey says: american have a double standard regarding food preparation

Americans seem to have a bit of a double standard regarding food preparation and safety, according to a survey by NSF International, a global public health and safety organization. NSF International’s 2013 Kitchen Pet Peeve Survey found four out...