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 News    June 20, 2017 

Brashear Camp reunion is Aug. 5

The 2017 Brashear Camp reunion is set for Saturday, Aug. 5 from 1-5 p.m. at the American Serbian Club, 2524 Sarah Street in South Side. The reunion is for all campers, staff and those who have ever...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, June 21, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Lovie and Ronald May, 244 Industry Street, 18th Ward, Codes PM108.1.1, PM302.4, PM307.1. • Patricia and Rodney Kasten, 2224...

 

Zoning Board hearing

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 184 /17 on...

 

City pools, spray parks now open

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) has opened 18 outdoor swimming pools and six spray parks for the summer season. The Citiparks pools are located in Highland Park, Riverview Park, Schenley Park, Banksville,...

 

McKinley Park meeting concerns Chicken Hill infrastructure project

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy was awarded a Great Urban Parks Campaign grant in 2016 for a green infrastructure project in McKinley Park by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and American Planning Association (APA). This project...

 

Planning Forum hears about condos proposed for So. Side

A proposal to convert the former St. Adalbert’s gymnasium into 15 for-sale condominiums was the sole presentation at the June 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum.   Developer Ivor Hill, of HHF 2.LLC, said the agreement with the...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 20, 2017 

PLI making making building inspection, code enforcement more transparent in city

When Maura Kennedy was appointed director of the Bureau of Building Inspection three years ago she said there were a lot of really great people working there, but they weren’t keeping up with the times and were stuck in the 1980s. Speaking before...

 

Man shot in Mt. Washington

Zone 3 Officers were sent to the 100 block of Kenova Street in Mt. Washington for a report that a man had been shot at 11:30 p.m. on June 14. At the scene, a 24-year-old man was discovered inside a...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

Summer games with police, community at Highmark Stadium

The family-oriented USSIE Summer Games is designed to build, nurture, and maintain relationships between the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and residents throughout the City of Pittsburgh.  The Power of &, Bridges Mentoring Group and the Bureau of...

 

Arlington Heights shooting

On Sunday, June 18 at 11:45 a.m., Zone 3 police and paramedics were sent to the 3000 block of Arlington Avenue in Arlington Heights for a report that a man had been shot. At the address, a...

 
 Kids    June 20, 2017 

Free vacation Bible school at Concord

Jungle Safari, a free to the community Vacation Bible School will take place at Concord Presbyterian Church will take place 5-8 p.m. from on June 26-30. Call 412-882-1141 to register or for more information. Concord Presbyterian Church is at 1907...

 

Student written plays selected for City Theatre Playwright's contest

City Theatre Director of Education & Accessibility Kristen Link has announced the finalists in the annual EQT Young Playwrights Contest. The six finalists, all middle and high school students from Southwestern Pennsylvania, will receive a professiona...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

Carrick's '77 class reunion September 16

Carrick High School Class of 1977 40th Year Reunion will be held on September 16 from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Center, 526 E. Bruceton Road, Pleasant Hills PA 15236. The evening will feature dinner, dancing and reminicing about “The Good...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

OverdoseFreePA launches new website

The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) and Pennsylvania Overdose Reduction Technical Assistance Center (TAC) recently launched the newly redesigned OverdoseFreePA.org website, which has been...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

County mibsters advance to semifinals at national marbles tournament

Five of Allegheny County’s marbles players have advanced to the semifinals of the 94th National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, New Jersey. In the girls division, 13-year-old Lauren Shutey of the South Side Flats, 12-year-old Sierra Ricci of...

 

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South Side South Watch meets this Wednesday

The May meeting of South Watch will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14 at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The presentation at the beginning of the meeting will be an update from the mayor’s and councilman’s offices regarding...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 13, 2017

Minor change in bus route is goal for health center

Access to health care and an update on progress to establish a virtual block watch in the Warrington Avenue business corridor highlighted the June public meeting of the Allentown CDC. Peter Kaufmann, a certified application counselor for the Hilltop...

 

Block watch reviews violent crimes, prepares for next neighborhood blitz

Additional information about a recent shooting in Carrick and details on several of last month’s criminal incidents were presented by police at last Monday’s Carrick / Overbook Crime Watch meeting in the Concord K5 auditorium. Police are still...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Goodwill Southwestern Pennsylvania to 201 Ninth Street Assoc. L.P. at E. Carson St. for $350,000. Susan Renda to Emanuel and Maria Tsangaridou Petroulakis at 2418 Jane St. for $462,500. Steel Town Holdings L.P. to Michael Hurley at 2829...

 

Upcoming South Pgh. Zoning Board hearing

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 184 /17 on...

 

Health center holding Open House, 15,000 free diapers available on Sat.

Sto-Rox Family Health Center, parent organization of the Hilltop Community Health Center, will hold an open house on Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 710 Thompson Ave; McKees Rocks, PA 15136. Visitors can get a free health check for diabetes,...

 

Arson dog coming to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire will be welcoming a new investigator to its ranks next year. With the assistance of State Farm and Main Specialty Dogs, the Fire Bureau will soon have an arson dog, formally known as an accelerant detection dog. ...

 

Tracy Brigden leaving City Theatre at end of this season

Driven by a passion for new plays, City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has been at the helm of the South Side performing arts organization for 16 seasons, producing notable works and world premieres by exceptional talents. Ms. Brigden has an...

 

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