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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 2, 2016 

St. John Vianney Church closure could impact food pantries

As of now, the food pantry at Saint John Vianney Parish, and Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, will continue at the parish site until a decision is rendered otherwise.  That is according to volunteer Mary Fleisner, who coordinates the food pantry, and...

 
 Front Page    February 2, 2016 

Latest Hilltop farm plans explained at Mount Oliver City Block Watch

The proposed Hilltop Farm Master Plan was the main focus of the Jan. 28 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. The meeting drew about 80 attendees. Aaron...

 
 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...

 
 Government    February 2, 2016 

Upcoming City of Pittsburgh 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 4/16 on...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Emmaus seeking nominations for annual Ken Wagner Award

The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh is seeking nominations of individuals who have followed in the footsteps of the Emmaus co-founder, Ken Wagner, by living a life of service and compassion. The Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service, established...

 
 Health    February 2, 2016 

Health Dept. selected to implement project to improve health data sharing

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has been selected by DASH -- Data Across Sectors for Health -- as one of ten grantees to implement projects that improve health through multi-sector data sharing collaborations. DASH is a national...

 
 Entertainment    February 2, 2016 

Sister returning to City Theatre with Sister's Easter Catechism

This year, City Theatre hopes you are not planning to give up laughter for Lent. Kimberly Richards returns as the unforgettable Sister in Maripat Donovan's spring edition of the Late Nite Catechism...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Port Authority schedules fare changes public hearing

Port Authority of Allegheny County has scheduled two public hearings to accept testimony on its transit fare proposal, which aims to simplify its system and lower fares for about a quarter of its current ridership. The hearings will be held from 11...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Pittsburgh selected to participate in National League of Cities' project

Pittsburgh is one of eight cities that has been competitively selected to participate in its The National League of Cities’ Financial Inclusion Systems and City Leadership (FISCL) project.  Mayor William Peduto will join with his colleagues from...

 
 Calendar    February 2, 2016 

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 Government    February 2, 2016 

February 9 Housing Court cases

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Jasmane Miller, 28 Nobles Lane, 29th Ward, Codes 302.4, 307.1. • Louise M. Burkley, 102 Kirk Avenue,...

 
 Front Page    January 26, 2016

Pittsburgh Diocese will close St. John Vianney

Mounting debt and declining attendance were considerations in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh's decision to close Saint John Vianney Parish on the Hilltop. "This decision was a very difficult one...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 26, 2016

Councilman's resignation accepted, officers recognized at boro council

A councilman’s resignation, and recognition for two borough police officers, kicked off the first regular Mount Oliver council meeting of 2016. It began with council voting to accept the resignation letter of Frank Bernardini. Mr. Bernardini had...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    January 26, 2016

Mount residents updated on 311 process, direction

An overview of the new 311 complaint process and a brief update on the executive director plans were topics discussed at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) community forum last Thursday at the Mount Washington Senior...

 
 Meetings    January 26, 2016

Updates Hilltop Farm Master Plan at Mt. O. City block watch meeting

The Mt. Oliver/St. Clair Block Watch and the Hilltop Alliance will make a public presentation of the Hilltop Farm Master Plan at the block watch’s regular meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. A...

 
 Meetings    January 26, 2016

Block watch training slated for Feb. 16 at Brashear Ctr.

The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace (SPCP) is hosting a Block Watch training for South Pittsburgh Residents. The training will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 6-7 p.m. at the Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah Street, in the Social Room. The...

 
 Government    January 26, 2016

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 28, at 9:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Urban Redevelopment Authority, 0 Water Street (29-E-9), 16th Ward, Code 105.1. • Lou H Ching, 805...

 
 Government    January 26, 2016

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 4/16 on...

 
 News    January 26, 2016

County Bar Association appoints South Side attorney to committee

The Allegheny County Bar Association has appointed attorney Ronald L. Hicks to serve on its new Ad Hoc Committee for Diversity and Gender Equality.  The ACBA recently formed the Diversity & Gender Equality Ad Hoc Committee to advise and assist its...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Beltzhoover Ave. shooting suspect caught in West End

At approximately 11:48 a.m. on January 19 Pittsburgh police and paramedics responded to the 90 block of Beltzhoover Avenue for the report of a shooting. The police found a 20 year old man at the...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Police investigate armed robbery on Brownsville

Pittsburgh police are investigating an armed robbery in Carrick. At approximately 9:36 p.m. on January 19 Zone 3 officers were sent to the Rite Aid in the 1200 block of Brownsville Road for a report of a robbery. According to police, a man...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Suspect leaves without cash in attempted robbery

Pittsburgh police are investigating an armed robbery on Sunday, Jan. 17. At approximately 9 p.m. that evening, Zone 3 officers were sent to the Pizza Hut in the 2100 block of Brownsville Road. According to police, the store clerk was at the counter...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Police investigating fatal shooting on Mt. Washington

The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit is investigating a fatal shooting of a man in a home in the 100 block of Southern Avenue in Mount Washington on January 19. Police and Paramedic were sent to the scene at approximately 10:45 p.m. where they...

 
 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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