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Articles from the December 27, 2016 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 27, 2016

No tax increase in Mt. Oliver for '17

There will be no tax increase for Mt. Oliver residents in 2017 following adoption of a $1,972,282 general fund budget at the Dec. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. The millage rate was last raised in 2006. Budget highlights for 2017 include:...

 
 Front Page    December 27, 2016

County, city working on a holiday schedule

Allegheny County offices will have revised schedules due to the holiday observances. On Friday, Dec. 30, the Court of Common Pleas, the District Attorney’s office, and the Department of Court Records will be closed in observance of New Year’s Eve...

 
 Real Estate    December 27, 2016

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Arlene Pindel to James and Melanie Guzzo at 2711 Cobden St. for $252,000. Ryan Hendrix to Radius Capital Group LLC at 2712 Cobden St. for $40,000. 2600 Southside Sarah Assoc. L.P. to 2524 E Carson Place LLC at 2524 E. Carson St. for...

 
 Government    December 27, 2016

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings 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 420/16 on...

 
 Entertainment    December 27, 2016

City Theatre will present historically-inspired drama The Royale

City Theatre rings in 2017 with The Royale, a knockout new play by Marco Ramirez. The Royale is directed by Stuart Carden, and runs on City Theatre’s Main Stage, January 21 – February 12, 2017. Jay “The Sport” Jackson is a legend in the makin...

 
 Meetings    December 27, 2016

McKinley Park planning meeting Jan. 25

Earlier this year the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy was awarded a Great Urban Parks Campaign grant for a McKinley Park Green Infrastructure project by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and American Planning Association (APA),...

 
 Meetings    December 27, 2016

Republicans meet

City Republicans District 2 will meet on the second Tuesday of the month at the Ream Pool Recreation Center in Mt. Washington. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. on January 10....

 
 Kids    December 27, 2016

Mess Fest, a Science Center tradition is a gooey, yucky slimy time for kids Jan. 2

MessFest, Carnegie Science Center’s one-of-a-kind tradition to kick off the New Year with a very messy – and very fun – start, is back! Carnegie Science Center is breaking out all of its slimiest, yuckiest, and gooiest activities for MessFest 2...

 
 News    December 27, 2016

Wabash Tunnel will continue to have waiver until further notice

Commuters may continue to use the Wabash Tunnel during rush hour until further notice. The Federal Transit Administration granted Port Authority a waiver in 2013 to temporarily lift the tunnel’s high-occupancy vehicle restrictions. The FTA most...

 
 News    December 27, 2016

Soup and Song night at First Friday Event Jan. 6 at St. Mary of the Mount Church

St. Mary of the Mount Church, Mount Washington, has instituted First Friday Events designed to bring the community together and attract a variety of different tastes and interests. Most events are family focused, some are old favorites, and many are...

 
 News    December 27, 2016

Recycle Christmas Trees in county parks

Allegheny County is once again offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents of the county can drop off their Christmas trees through Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 at all nine regional parks during regular hours of...

 
 News    December 27, 2016

City, Rivers Casino agree to $10 million payment

Mayor William Peduto’s administration and Rivers Casino officials have reached agreement on paying the city $10 million in 2017 to replace casino revenues rejected by the state Supreme Court this year.  The parties reached...

 
 News    December 27, 2016

Mt. Oliver Lighting Contest residential winners

Winners of Mt. Oliver Borough's Second Annual Christmas Light Contest. Borough Manager Rick Hopkinson said there were so many spectacular homes that it was so hard to choose a winner, but: First...

 
 News    December 27, 2016

Mt. Oliver Lighting Contest business winners

In the Business District Christmas Light/Window Decorating Contest First Prize went to Jazi's This-N-That, 139 Brownsville, the Runner-up was Lisa's Plants and Flowers, 100 Brownsville. The...

 
 News    December 27, 2016

Application process for medical marijuana organizations set to open in early 2017

New details regarding the availability of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania were released by the Wolf administration last week marking the first major step in the legalization process since the landmark legislation (Act 16) was signed into law,...