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 News    August 16, 2016

Carrick student earns honors in the CLP Teen Media Awards

 More than 300 Allegheny County middle and high school age teens vied for awards in Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 2016 Teen Media Awards competition. The awards were presented August 10 at the Carnegie Lecture Hall in Oakland. The library’s...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    July 12, 2016

'Ambassadors' reclaiming vacant property in the Hilltop

Transforming residents into leaders and vacant lots into green space is the focal point of a local nonprofit that is looking to "reclaim" vacant property through the renewal of a successful community...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 28, 2016

Mount Oliver boro awards contracts for sewer, pavement maintenance programs

The June 20 Mt. Oliver council meeting began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in new Zoning Board member Deborah Viglione. He also swore in two new part-time police officers, and a promoted officer.  The two new officers are Karra White and Brett...

 
 News    June 28, 2016  
 News    June 28, 2016

City Bicentennial celebration July 9

Organizers of the Pittsburgh Bicentennial Celebration are welcoming all residents of the greater Pittsburgh region to come Downtown for Bicentennial events throughout the day on Saturday, July 9.  The day begins with a 11 a.m. parade on Liberty...

 
 Front Page    June 21, 2016

Knoxville Library reopens on Saturday

 Abundant daylight and welcoming open space mark the eco-friendly transformation of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Knoxville. The library will unveil the renovation during a community celebration on...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 7, 2016

Mt. Oliver City block watch considers name change, updated on farm project

The status of the proposed Hilltop Farm & Homes development on the former 556-unit St. Clair Village housing site was the focus of the May 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 31, 2016

Preventable crimes discussed at May's Public Safety meeting

The May 16 Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting began with a Mt. Washington resident complaining about vandalism in Grandview Park. He said youngsters try to break newly planted trees and set the port-a-johns on fire, among other destructive acts. Th...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 17, 2016

Gas line work coming to Slopes

The May 10 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured details of the upcoming pipeline replacement project in the Slopes by Peoples Natural Gas. The targeted areas are: Stella St.; Barry St.; top of Mission...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    May 17, 2016

Carrick updated on library options, opening of Dairy District market

Last Monday’s Carrick Community Council (CCC) meeting provided several updates on local developments including plans for the Carrick Library, the opening of the Dairy District Open Market, and efforts to improve the Carrick business district. The...

 
 Entertainment    May 17, 2016

City Theatre Momentum series will feature four plays in different stages

City Theatre has announced the lineup for the theatre’s annual Momentum: New Plays at Different Stages Festival, June 2-5. This year’s Momentum series will feature exclusive presentations of works by Liza Birkenmeier (Carnegie Mellon Drama...

 
 By Tom Smith    Obituaries    May 10, 2016

Roberta Stackawitz, long-time community leader

A "remarkable wife" is the way Harry Stackawitz would describe his wife, Roberta, Gene Ricciardi recalled. Mr. Ricciardi said he met Harry Stackawitz in the 70s, a decade before he met Roberta, and...

 
 News    May 10, 2016

PA Resources Council will conduct composting, rain barrel workshops

 The Pennsylvania Resources Council has announced its Spring 2016 schedule of workshops to take place in May and June at several locations in Allegheny County. Backyard Composting Workshops will take place on: Saturday, May 14, from 10:30 a.m. –...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Phillips K-5 students will display their artwork at New Artists Program

Art work created by students enrolled in The Brashear Association’s New Artists Program will be on display at the Carnegie Library-South Side on Thursday, May 5, from 3-5:30 p.m. The New Artists Program is offered to students in grades three throug...

 
 News    April 26, 2016

Hard hat tour of CLP-Knoxville will show public the renovations

With just a few months remaining until the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville reopens to the public, a preview for community members to tour the building and view the renovation progress. Area residents will have the opportunity on...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 19, 2016

South Side updated on Works, proposed housing on the Slopes

A 25-minute meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on April 12 featured updates on on-going issues and news of upcoming events. While there were no presentations, audience member Zone 3 Police Commander Karen Dixon reported briefly that the St....

 
 News    April 5, 2016

Carrick book sale April 8-9

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick, 1811 Brownsville Road, will hold a two day book and bake sale Friday and Saturday, April 8-9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit The Friends of the Carrick Library. Call 412-882-3897 for...

 
 News    April 5, 2016

Let's Speak English group in Carrick

If English is not your native language, join the Let’s Speak English group every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick branch for casual, enjoyable conversation in English. It’s not necessary to bring anything or...

 
 News    March 29, 2016

Veterans Leadership Program competes in Community Aces Challenge

Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. (VLP) is competing in a nationwide contest with 124 organizations, seven of which are located in western Pennsylvania. The Community Aces Challenge is a social media contest where...

 
 News    March 15, 2016

Let's Speak English group in Carrick

If English is not your native language, join the Let’s Speak English group every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick branch for casual, enjoyable conversation in English. It’s not necessary to bring anything or...

 
 News    February 23, 2016

Let's Speak English group meets at the Carrick Library

If English is not your native language, join the Let’s Speak English group every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick branch for casual, enjoyable conversation in English. It’s not necessary to bring anything or...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    February 16, 2016

With Carrick Toastmasters, practice makes perfect

Wedding toasts, eulogies, and office meetings are relatively common activities, but for many people, public speaking can inspire more fear than unemployment, flying, or even death. For the 20 members of Carrick Toastmasters, practice is the key to...

 
 Front Page    February 9, 2016

A little bit of spring pops up with Pop des Fleurs at the S.S. library

Despite February's cold, dreary days, the city will soon be in full bloom thanks to Pop des Fleurs, a community outreach project of the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, preceding its Fiberarts...

 
 News    February 2, 2016

So. Side Community Council surveying residents about permit parking program

The South Side Community Council (SSCC) is collecting information from residents regarding their experiences with the City of Pittsburgh Residential Permit Parking Program now in effect in much of the South Side Flats. The survey can be completed...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 19, 2016

CLP-Carrick next up for a library makeover

About 75 people crowded into a makeshift meeting space at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick on Jan. 14 for a meeting on a clearly visible need: more space. But after learning about the...

 

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