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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 25, 2014 

Boro council fires police chief, hears of safety concerns

Frank Mosesso was fired as the Mount Oliver police chief by a 4-1 vote by the borough council at its Nov. 17 meeting. Voting to fire Mr. Mosesso were President Darnell Sains, Amber McGough, Dave Lowe, and Nick Viglione. Frank Bernardini voted no....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 25, 2014 

Volunteers, city police prepare for Thanksgiving, Ferguson verdict

The Nov. 19 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting included an update on the “Get Stuffed With Love” program so no residents go without a traditional turkey dinner on Thanksgiving, and news of the police department’s pro-active...

 
 Front Page    November 25, 2014 

Rudiak guest reader at Concord

Council Member Natalia Rudiak served as a guest reader for first graders at Pittsburgh Concord K-5 on Thursday, Nov. 13, to celebrate National Young Readers Week. Co-founded in 1989 by Pizza Hut...

 
 News    November 25, 2014 

PA Resources launches anti-litter campaign

The Pennsylvania Resources Council – the Commonwealth's oldest grassroots non-profit environmental organization founded in 1939 – has launched its latest anti-litter campaign and encourages residents to share the message via 21st century...

 
 News    November 25, 2014 

City refuse collection delayed one day due to Thanksgiving

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works is advising resident there will not be any refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Thursday, Nov. 27 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. The schedule will proceed as follows: Homes with a...

 
 Government    November 25, 2014 

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, Dec. 3, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1324 E. Carson Street, Oakdale Developm...

 
 Government    November 25, 2014 

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 306/14 on...

 
 News    November 25, 2014 

Late night Work Nights at CLP-SS

CLP - South Side will host a series of extended hours “Work. Nights.” With hours from 6 p.m. until midnight, entrepreneurs can come in to network, connect with other innovators and research their ideas in a creative co-working environment. There...

 
 News    November 25, 2014 

Slovak Vilija celebrated at Prince of Peace Parish

Prince of Peace Parish will celebrate one of the most beloved Slovak traditions – the Vilija -- Christmas Eve dinner on Saturday, Dec. 13. This special dinner is filled with memories of Slovak heritage, and although a meatless meal, it is by no...

 
 News    November 25, 2014 

Free Thanksgiving meal on Thursday

Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community will provide a free Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, Nov. 27 from 1-3 p.m. at 2700 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. For more information about Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community, visit www.hotmetalbr...

 
 News    November 25, 2014 

Christmas breakfast, craft show at Concord Presbyterian Church

Concord Presbyterian Church’s Christmas Breakfast and Craft Show will take place on Saturday, Dec, 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage and more for $5 for adults and $2 for children. There will also be a bake sale and...

 
 Entertainment    November 25, 2014 

Harmony Singers annual holiday concert Dec. 10

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present a holiday concert, “Jingle, Jingle Holiday,” under the direction of Cynthia G. Pratt on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. at Brightwood Christian Church,...

 
 Entertainment    November 25, 2014 

South Hills Chorale to offer holiday concert

The South Hills Chorale will perform its annual holiday concert program Friday, Dec. 19 and Saturday, Dec. 20 at Westminster Church on Washington Road in Upper St. Clair. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. A variety of choral works will delight...

 
 Calendar    November 25, 2014 

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 Front Page    November 18, 2014

Mount Washington celebrates partners, neighborhood work

Celebrating its sixth Annual Dinner, the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) took the opportunity to acknowledge work done by the organization’s staff and board and recognize community stakeholders. Newly elected board...

 
 Front Page    November 18, 2014

Brownsville Road corridor receiving $2.1M for community revitalization

Economic Development South (EDS) has announced $2.1 million in secured funding for investment in the Mount Oliver, Knoxville and Carrick communities. This funding was secured via the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) tax credit prog...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 18, 2014

South Side updated at Planning Forum

A brief meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on Nov. 11 consisted mostly of project updates and upcoming events. There were no presentations. In the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier said construction of the...

 
 Real Estate    November 18, 2014

Real estate transactions for issue of 11-18-14

16th Ward Jeffrey McKean to Kevin Michael Cushin at 38 1/2 Greeley St. for $104,500. Gary Turner to Bon and Kevin Tu Nguyen at 3015 Josephine St. for $25,500. Mary St. Properties LLC to Braulio Silva at 2912 Mary St. for $291,000. 17th Ward KBDH...

 
 Government    November 18, 2014

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • RAED Investments Inc., 318 Natchez Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 302.4, 307.1. The following...

 
 Government    November 18, 2014

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 247/14 on...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

City to submit Promise Zone application for So. Pittsburgh neighborhoods

The City of Pittsburgh is going to partner with the Urban Redevelopment Authority on a federal “Promise Zone” application to assist previously neglected parts of South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, along with the Hill District, Hazelwood and other...

 
 School News    November 18, 2014

Ready Freddy teaming with Arlington PreK-2 to improve the attendance of kindergarteners

Starting this fall, parents of children attending kindergarten at Arlington PreK-2 are receiving friendly supportive calls when their children are absent from school, through a partnership between...

 
 Kids    November 18, 2014

CLP-Carrick activities

CLP-Carrick programs for youth continue through November and December. Regular programs include: Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales is on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. through December 16. Stories, songs, and more fun activities are designed to...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

Brashear High Extravaganza December 18

Pittsburgh Brashear Holiday Extravaganza is happening Thursday, Dec. 18, from 4-8 p.m. at the school. The evening will be filled with vendors for holiday shopping, with an evening orchestra concert at 6 p.m. and coffee house at 7 p.m. Vendors and...

 

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