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 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    May 26, 2015 

Editor reflects on life, community

To hear 80-year-old Roberta Smith describe what made her one of South Pittsburgh's most prominent female leaders is to learn the value of public education, public housing, lifelong connections to a...

 
 Government    May 26, 2015 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, May 28, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Ducic Rafet, 62 Greenbusch Street, 19th Ward, Code 307.1. The following Housing Court cases are...

 
 Government    May 26, 2015 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1221 E. Carson Street, Kevin Evancic,...

 
 Government    May 26, 2015 

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 140/15 on...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 26, 2015 

Motorcycle noise, teddy bears discussed at Zone 3 safety meeting

The May 18 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting included discussion of motorcycles on Grandview Ave., National Night Out, and teddy bears. The latter topic was brought up by public safety council secretary Donna Williams, who...

 
 News    May 26, 2015 

Design workshops for steps project

Join the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association for the part one of two community design workshops at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, for the first Pittsburgh public art project on city steps:...

 
 News    May 26, 2015 

Dare to Dream conference for youth on Sat., May 30

The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace (SPCP) and The Lighthouse Cathedral will present the fifth annual Dare to Dream Youth Conference on May 30 from noon to 3 p.m. Keynote speaker is State Representative Ed Gainey and the community speaker will...

 
 Kids    May 26, 2015 

Storytime, Kids Club at the Carrick Library

Summer Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales will take place on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning June 9 through August 18 at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh—Carrick. Join in for stories, songs, rhymes, and more fun activities to nurture...

 
 News    May 26, 2015 

Open Air Market at Concord Presbyterian

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold and Open Air Market on Saturday June 13 from 9a.m.-2 p.m. at 1907 Brownsville Rd., Pittsburgh PA 15210. Set up time for sellers is 8 a.m., no early birds. Space is limited. To reserve a space, call 412-882-1141...

 
 School News    May 26, 2015 

Pitt bridges the gap between high school and college

The June 1 registration deadline for The Bridge College Prep and Leadership Academy is approaching quickly. This summer program welcomes rising high school juniors and seniors to the University of Pittsburgh on Sunday, July 12 through Friday, July...

 
 Health    May 26, 2015 

Health Dept. issues Naloxone order for pharmacies

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker has issued a countywide standing order for naloxone, or Narcan. The standing order allows any licensed pharmacy in the county, which chooses to participate, to dispense naloxone to...

 
 Calendar    May 26, 2015 

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 By Tom SmithSouth    Front Page    May 19, 2015

CLP-Knoxville will start $3.2 million renovation in June

CLP-Knoxville will close on June 27 to undergo a $3.2 million renovation to the 50-year-old building. Renovations will take 10-12 months but will not significantly change many features of the exterior of the masonry and concrete block building. The...

 
 Front Page    May 19, 2015

Carrick senior residence project receives state tax credits

Carrick residents and business owners are celebrating a $1,029,560 tax credit awarded to the Hillcrest Senior Residences, a senior living development that has been in the works since 2011. The tax...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 19, 2015

Bikes, food and permit parking highlight Planning Forum session

Bikes, food fest, and residential permit parking (RPP) were among the topics at the May 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. In the evening’s only presentation, Erin Potts of Bike Share Pittsburgh talked about the city’s new bike-sharing...

 
 Front Page    May 19, 2015

South Side Hilltop's Memorial Day "Parade" coming up on Monday

The South Side Hilltop Memorial Day Parade Committee will hold Memorial Day services this weekend to commemorate their comrades and remember those who sacrificed for their country. Representatives...

 
 Opinion    May 19, 2015

It's possible to change St. John Vianney's future

As a third generation active member of St. George Parish and the succeeding St. John Vianney, I would share some thoughts about the April 28, 2015 South Pittsburgh Reporter article “St. John Vianney Church faces an uncertain future.” Almost all...

 
 Government    May 19, 2015

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 140/15 on...

 
 Meetings    May 19, 2015

Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch will meet at St. John Vianney May 28

The next meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 7 p.m. at the St. John Vianney Church Parish Center, 823 Climax Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Guest speaker will be Zone 3 Crime Prevention Officer...

 
 Health    May 19, 2015

Mercy Health System offering free screenings

Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s family medicine primary care physician practice, will mark its third anniversary in the community with a free health fair on Thursday, May 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at 249 South...

 
 Lifestyles    May 19, 2015

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

Due to a water main break on Gregory Street that shut off water, UUBU6 was forced to move its Mother's Day Brunch to Monday Night and a tradition was born....

 
 Entertainment    May 19, 2015

D-Day: Normandy 1944 tells the story of the largest Allied operation of WWII

D-Day: Normandy 1944 is now showing on Pittsburgh’s biggest screen at Carnegie Science Center’s Rangos Omnimax Theater. The film tells the story of June 6, 1944 – the largest Allied operation of World War II in Normandy, France. It explains in...

 
 News    May 19, 2015

Applications available for Georgina Peters Scholarship

Applications are now available for the Georgina Chamberlain Peters Scholarship. This annual award is presented by The Brashear Association at its awards luncheon, Bravo, Brashear!, held in the fall. The Peters Scholarship is given to an individual...

 
 School News    May 19, 2015

Register now for kindergarten at Pittsburgh Concord PreK-5

Pittsburgh Concord PreK-5 is now registering children for kindergarten in t he fall. Children must be five years old by September 30. Documents needed to register the child include: Birth certificate; immunization records with dates; two proofs of...

 
 News    May 19, 2015

City, boro to "shake on it"

In the spirit of cooperation City of Pittsburgh Mount Oliver Borough officials will gather for a ceremonial handshake at noon on May 30. City of Pittsburgh councilmembers Bruce Kraus and Natalia Rudiak, Zone 3 police representatives including...

 

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