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Articles from the December 31, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 31, 2013

Free dinner program, leaving valuables in cars discussed at Z3

At the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting of Dec. 18, crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey delivered an update on the “Get Stuffed With Love” program, designed to ensure that no residents go without Thanksgiving dinner. She called the...

 
 Government    December 31, 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 3/14 on Thursday,...

 
 Real Estate    December 31, 2013

Real Estate transactions for issue of 12/31/13

16th Ward Federal National Mortgage Assn. to Derek Perella at 2015 Norte Way for $8,700. Wesley Stetser to Eric and Heather Kozlowski at 2504 Sarah St. for $165,000. 17th Ward Edward Lewis to 1831 E Carson Streeet LLC at 1831 E. Carson St. for $1,150...

 
 News    December 31, 2013

Readshaw resolutions honor Pittsburgh first responders

The state House of Representatives unanimously adopted three resolutions introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, honoring emergency responders in the city of Pittsburgh. “The first responders in the city are always willing to put...

 
 Public Safety    December 31, 2013

Pittsburgh narcotics detectives make 59 arrests in Carrick, Knoxville

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Narcotics Unit recently concluded three separate long term investigations in the neighborhoods of Carrick/Knoxville, Hazelwood, and Elliott/Sheraden spanning the past eight months. The investigations were started...

 
 News    December 31, 2013

City recycling Christmas Trees

City of Pittsburgh residents can recycle Christmas trees at four drop-off locations throughout the city. Christmas trees may be dropped off for composting from January 3-31, Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the following locations:...

 
 News    December 31, 2013

County recycles trees at parks

The Allegheny County Department of Parks is again offering its Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents of the county can drop off their Christmas trees now through Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at all nine regional parks...

 
 News    December 31, 2013

Port Authority announces services changes for New Year's Day

Riders planning to use Port Authority service on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day should be aware of the following service details. New Year’s Eve service will operate on weekday schedules. Riders who intend to use public transportation to...

 
 News    December 31, 2013

Allentown holiday decorating winners

Winners of the Allentown CDC Holiday Decorating Contest were: Bill and Nadine McDade of 55 Millbridge St Debbie Lang of 126 Walter Street; and, Dave and Linda Baldauf of 628 Industry St. Each of the winners will receive a $50 prize from the...

 
 Meetings    December 31, 2013

Dairy District plans will be discussed

Architectural plans for the area around the Dairy District at East Meyers and Brownsville Road in Carrick will be discussed in a public meeting on January 14, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer at 1628 Brownsville Road. Draft...

 
 Entertainment    December 31, 2013

Mountaintop up next City Theatre

City Theatre continues its 2013–2014 season with The Mountaintop by Katori Hall, a powerful and provocative reimagining of a pivotal night in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life—his last. Directed by Peter Flynn, The Mountaintop runs on City...

 
 Obituaries    December 31, 2013

Jim Price helped get the Slopes' StepTrek up and off the ground

C.J. "Jim" Price of the South Side Slopes recently passed away. Mr. Price was a long time member of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), having served on its board of directors...

 
 News    December 31, 2013

Prepare now for the New Year's student aid application season

The 2014-15 FAFSA will be available beginning January 1 The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is encouraging high school seniors and their families to prepare to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as...

 
 News    December 31, 2013

Ballet benefits from spaghetti dinner Jan. 12

Mid-Atlantic Contemporary Ballet will hold a Spaghetti Dinner / Bake Sale Fundraiser, sponsored by St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church, 506 Saline Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15207 on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, from 11a.m.-5 p.m. Donation is $8,...

 
 Kids    December 31, 2013

New Year's Day means messy fun at CSC

It’s a one-of-a-kind tradition that’s guaranteed to get everyone’s New Year off to a very messy start. Carnegie Science Center is breaking out its sloppiest, goopiest, gooiest activities for MessFest 2014 on Wednesday, Jan. 1. This is the...

 
 Entertainment    December 31, 2013

South Side native publishes his ninth book on Christianity

South Side native Daniel Helminiak has published another book, making nine in total, plus two in second editions. The latest is The Transcended Christian: What Do You Do When You Outgrow Your...

 
 Health    December 31, 2013

Mercy offering program for faith community nursing

The Mercy Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Program, part of Pittsburgh Mercy Health System and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, will host “Foundations of Faith Community Nursing,” a basic preparation course for faith community nurses and...

 
 News    December 31, 2013

New IRS guide helps people with 2013 taxes

Taxpayers can get the most out of various tax benefits and get a jump on preparing their 2013 federal income tax returns by consulting a newly revised comprehensive tax guide now available on IRS.gov. Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax,...