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 Front Page    December 16, 2014 

Holiday Mingle a great success

 The South Side Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Holiday Mingle on December 4 at the Double Wide Grill on Carson Street. About 150 people attended. It was well attended by chamber members an...

 
 Front Page    December 16, 2014 

Linda Donahue named Volunteer of the Year

Carrick's Linda Zysk Donahue was named Tree Pittsburgh's Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Ms. Donahue is a certified tree tender and chairperson of the Carrick Community Council's Beautification...

 
 Government    December 16, 2014 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • 3115 Group LLC, 110 Sweetbriar Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 304.5, 304.6, 304.1.1. • 3115 Grou...

 
 Government    December 16, 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 292/14 on...

 
 Public Safety    December 16, 2014 

Zone 3 police make arrest

On December 8 at midnight, Zone 3 Officers were dispatched to Frank & Shirley's Restaurant, 2209 Saw Mill Run Boulevard, for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, the officers immediately saw a...

 
 News    December 16, 2014 

City council approves new inspection department

Mayor William Peduto’s plan to overhaul the Bureau of Building Inspection was approved on Dec. 9 by Pittsburgh City Council. The new Department of Permits, Licenses & Inspections -- to be overseen by current BBI Chief Maura Kennedy -- will keep...

 
 Entertainment    December 16, 2014 

Special Steeler exhibit

The Senator John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum has unveiled a special Steelers display featuring items from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s NFL and team record-setting passing performances this season.  The new...

 
 Calendar    December 16, 2014 

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 9, 2014

Former brewery complex applies for historic places status

A public information meeting on the nomination of the former Duquesne Brewery complex to the National Register of Historic Places was held at the Brew House Gallery on Dec. 1. "It is a very detailed,...

 
 Front Page    December 9, 2014

Brashear Board elects officers, Reporter editor new president

New officers were installed at the December meeting of the Board of Directors of The Brashear Association. The South Pittsburgh community service agency will be led by Tom Smith, the editor and publisher of The South Pittsburgh Reporter. Mr. Smith...

 
 Government    December 9, 2014

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 11, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Olbrice Beckom, 514 Freeland Street, 18th Ward, Code 302.4. • As Triton LLC, 104 Kirk Avenue, 29th...

 
 Government    December 9, 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...

 
 Real Estate    December 9, 2014

Real estate transactions for issue of 12-09-14

16th Ward LaVerne Hennessy to Steel Town Holdings L.P. at 2501 Arlington Ave. for $10,000. Frank Knerr to Mike Duerr at 2618 Charcot St. for $15,000. Pittsburgh City to Michael Eisel at 96 Eads St. for $200 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

County will adopt a 'Ban the Box' policy beginning January 1

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced, effective January 1, 2015, Allegheny County will remove a question regarding prior convictions from its employment application. The initiative, dubbed “Ban the Box,” will broaden the applicant...

 
 School News    December 9, 2014

Nursing scholarships are available from PA Registered Nurses Club

Scholarship opportunities are available from the Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club to nursing students entering their final year of studies in a diploma, associate degree or Bachelor of Science degree. Nurses actively pursuing advance...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

German Christmas services at First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, 615 Grant Street, downtown Pittsburgh, will host the German community of Pittsburgh for Christmas worship on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 4 p.m. The Rev. Horst H. Bandle a native of Germany and pastor- in- residence at First Lutheran...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

Train-themed weekend at Science Ctr.

Locomotion Weekend at Carnegie Science Center on Dec. 13 and 14 is the year’s biggest celebration of trains. The Science Center will be packed with special displays and activities from a host of local model train associations and hobbyists....

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Summit brings neighborhoods together to celebrate successes

The third annual Hilltop Summit brought together nearly 100 representatives of Pittsburgh's Hilltop communities along with guests and elected officials to hear what has been happening in the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Free wireless Internet is online on Warrington Ave.

Free public wireless Internet service has come to Allentown for residents and the business district within one-half block in either direction of Warrington Ave. from Beltzhoover Ave. to Arlington...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Mt. O. City learns about possible area urban farm

Updates on current and potential projects highlighted the Nov. 20 meeting of the Mount Oliver City/Saint Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. Block watch coordinator Suzanne Photos said the city told her it would cost $3,900 for the...

 
 Real Estate    December 2, 2014

Real estate transactions for issue of 12/02/14

16th Ward Daniel Wuenschell to James Grzeczka Jr. at 2017 Arlington Ave. for $17,000. Angela Criscella to 2504 Cobden LLC at 2504 Cobden St. for $85,500. Geraldine Hassett et al. to Le Ciel Partn. LLC at 2818 Edwards Way for $99,995. Estate of Sylvia...

 
 Government    December 2, 2014

Upcoming Pittsburgh 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...

 
 Government    December 2, 2014

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 4, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Edward Darrigo, 212 Kathleen Street, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 304.3, 302.4. • Gregory Trent Sr.,...

 
 Government    December 2, 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...

 

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