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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 4, 2015 

Dioceses officials lay out reasons for closing SJV parish

With more than 120 people in attendance at a parish assembly held at St. Paul Monastery Retreat Center, Diocese of Pittsburgh officials explained why closing St. John Vianney Parish and church is a lo...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 4, 2015 

Brownsville Road establishes city's first 'virtual block watch'

The Carrick Overbrook Block Watch took a crime prevention concept first proposed by then Zone 3 Lt. Larry Scirotto to a reality in less than a year. With the cooperation of Pittsburgh City...

 
 By Margaret Smykla    Front Page    August 4, 2015 

Planning forum updated on marina, other developments in South Side

With no presentations, the brief July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on July 28 began with the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) presented by Peter Kreuthmeier and DRC chair Tracy Myers. Painting With a Twist, which...

 
 Government    August 4, 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 164/15 on...

 
 News    August 4, 2015 

Green n' at, PittServe join to clean, mulch trees in South Side

On Saturday, July 25, South Side Community Council's Green N At Committee and University of Pittsburgh PittServe volunteers spent the morning cleaning out tree pits on Sarah Street from South 23rd to...

 
 Government    August 4, 2015 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, August 4, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • John and Beverly Varney, Brownsville Road (95-M-37), 29th Ward, Continued Code 302.7. • Mike...

 
 News    August 4, 2015 

City adds more streets to the 2015 paving program

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works (DPW) has added 18 projects added to this year’s paving program. The additional projects are in neighborhoods throughout the city, including Arlington, Beechview, Brookline, Downtown, East Hills,...

 
 School News    August 4, 2015 

Volunteers needed to welcome kindergarteners on first day

United Way is sponsoring a “Kindergarten Kick-off/Start Strong” Program. They are looking for volunteers to welcome Kindergarten students on their first day of school on Thursday, Sept. 3, 7:30-8:30 a.m. The goal of this initiative is to...

 
 Public Safety    August 4, 2015 

Video released in Knoxville shooting

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has released video that shows two individuals who are believed to be the actors in a shooting that occurred on July 20 in Knoxville. The video is available at https://goo.gl/RQ4UUt. Anyone who knows their identity is...

 
 Kids    August 4, 2015 

Kids' programs continue at the Carrick library branch

Summer programs for kids continue at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh -- Carrick, 1811 Brownsville Road. Join them at the library for Creepy Crawlies and Things With Wings, a special kids’ program presented by Carnegie Museum of Natural History...

 
 News    August 4, 2015 

Bike share in SS

Pittsburgh Bike Share will be holding office hours in South Side on August 27 and August 30. In order to reach out to residents, students, and organizations, they are sending representatives to neighborhoods where bike share stations are present in...

 
 News    August 4, 2015 

Councilman wants license plate Parking Authority data shared

Last week, Councilman Dan Gilman introduced a resolution in City Council that would authorize the mayor, the chief of police, and the director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Parking Authority that...

 
 Calendar    August 4, 2015 

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 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    July 28, 2015

New commander to be named for Zone 3 by the end of the month

(Editor's Note: On Monday afternoon, too late for publication, Lt. Karen Dixon was promoted to Commander and assigned to Zone 3.) The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will name a new Zone 3 commander at...

 
 Real Estate    July 28, 2015

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Standard Bank PaSB to L3 Holdings Ltd. at 2310 Arlington Ave. for $19,000. Shawn Schreckengost to 2116 Carey Way LLC at 2116 Carey Way for $112,500. John Valenta to William McGraw and Katie Kotarski at 3226 Mary St. for $91,775. Lorraine...

 
 Government    July 28, 2015

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Bill Hughes, 403 Beltzhoover Avenue, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 302.3, 302.4. • 20 Millbridge Land Trus...

 
 News    July 28, 2015

First Pittsburgh Startup Weekend Civic will take place in Allentown in Sept.

Work Hard Pittsburgh, formerly The Hardware Store, will host Pittsburgh’s first Startup Weekend Civic (SWCivicPGH) event, connecting more than 150 entrepreneurs, designers, and computer programmers to create companies that solve problems for this...

 
 News    July 28, 2015

Fuerza, a benefit for Cafe Con Leche will honor 10 Latin@s in Pittsburgh

Café Con Leche’s is holding a benefit to support its upcoming season of community-based work and events on August 15 at The Hardware Store, 744 E. Warrington Avenue, Allentown. The event will also honor 10 Latin@s making a difference in...

 
 Kids    July 28, 2015

County is offering free youth dek hockey clinics

The Allegheny County Parks Department will host free dek hockey clinics for boys and girls ages 4-15 at its new dek hockey rinks in North Park and Settlers Cabin Park. The times for the free clinics are: North Park Dek Hockey Clinics from 10 a.m. to...

 
 News    July 28, 2015

Tunnel closure

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works has announced overnight closures for the Armstrong Tunnel in Uptown. Outbound lanes, from Forbes Avenue to Second Avenue, will be closed from 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 28 to 6 a.m. Wednesday, July 29....

 
 News    July 28, 2015

Final OpenStreetsPGH, included ceremony

The final installation of OpenStreetsPGH included a new event: celebrating citizenship in a public space with a pop-up naturalization ceremony. Surrounded by family, friends, and open streets enthusiasts in Market Square, nine individuals took the...

 
 News    July 28, 2015

Book collection results in 4,500 books for DHS Summer program

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Marc Cherna, recently thanked all of those who assisted in collecting picture books and storybooks for children attending the DHS SummerFood Program. Particip...

 
 Front Page    July 28, 2015

Police looking for missing Hilltop girl

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Missing Persons Unit is looking for 13-year-old Victoria Harris who is believed to have run away. The bi-racial female was last seen June 27 at approximately 5:30 p.m....

 

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