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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 27, 2015 

Chief McLay speaks to Z-3 safety council about police matters

New police Chief Cameron McLay was one of the discussants at a packed January 21 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. Other officers in attendance included Zone 3 commander designate Larry Scirotto, crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey,...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    January 27, 2015 

Hillcrest Senior Residences may begin on Browsville by November

Sixty-six high-end apartments for the 62-plus set will be available on the Hilltop about two years from now, if all goes as planned. One of the country's largest nonprofit developers plans a $15...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 27, 2015 

Mount Oliver Borough shows progress in 2014

Two new members of borough commissions were sworn in by Mayor James Cassidy at the Jan. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council. Justin Viale was appointed to the Planning Commission, and Councilwoman Amber McGough was appointed to the Civil Service...

 
 Government    January 27, 2015 

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 28, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Barry Willig, 2822-2824 Salisbury Street, 16th Ward, Continued Code 115.1. • Michael Knight, 208 Kearsarge Street, 19th Ward,...

 
 Government    January 27, 2015 

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, Feb. 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1831 E. Carson Street, 1831 E. Carson...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

Local artist's painting featured at National Aviary

An original painting by artist Johno Prascak was unveiled at the National Aviary to celebrate the return of their Wings & Wildlife Art Show after a more than 10 year hiatus. The show will open...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private partnerships,...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

City to launch new online permitting site for park shelters

The City of Pittsburgh has launched the first phase of its Online Facility Reservations website. For the first time in city history, residents can now visit the new registration site, create an online account and view available facilities. The city...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

PAAR, Propel Schools receive ACMS grants

The Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Foundation recently awarded grants of $10,000 per year for three years to Pittsburgh Action Against Rape for the expansion of curriculum of its “Parents in the Know” program and $25,000 to Propel School...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

Mayor names contributors to 'Undercover Boss' fund

Mayor William Peduto has released the names of core Pittsburgh stakeholders that provided funding to support “Undercover Boss.” The show aired Dec. 21, 2014. VisitPittsburgh, the region’s convention and tourism bureau, was the first to donate $...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

Oasis seeking tutors to help area children learn to read

Oasis is seeking tutors willing to spend an hour a week to help a neighborhood child learn to read. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and over. All materials, books, and supplies are provided by...

 
 Entertainment    January 27, 2015 

21+ Night at Science Center

For its next adults-only night, Carnegie Science Center is exploring the fascinating science of weather at 21+ StormFest on Friday, Feb. 6, from 6 – 10 p.m. Make rocks and weather maps, discover the effects of El Niño and updrafts, see a tornado...

 
 Calendar    January 27, 2015 

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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 20, 2015

Slopes to focus on projects

A New Year’s General Meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) on Jan. 13 focused on committees, and how they can be more effective. The meeting was held in the main lounge of the St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center. Among...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 20, 2015

South Side Planning Forum hears updates on neighborhood concerns

The January 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC). DRC Chair Tracy Myers said three candidate firms made presentations for a new development of four or five three-story townhouses...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Pittsburgh launches pilot version of snow plow tracking website

The City of Pittsburgh has launched a pilot version of the Snow Plow Tracker website designed to give residents a real-time update on the current location and travel history of Public Works vehicles d...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Learn to make Pop Des Fleur for South Side site locations

The South Side Community Council’s Green N’ At Committee is working with the Fiber Arts Guild to have the South Side as a testing installation site for the Pop des Fleur program. Pop des Fleur primarily uses colorful recycled materials to bring...

 
 Real Estate    January 20, 2015

Real estate transactions for issue of 1-20-15

16th Ward Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority to Southside Works City Apartments LLC at 26th St. for $712,725. Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority to Southside Works City Apartments LLC at 26th St. for $336,600. Joann Aubele to UBER...

 
 Government    January 20, 2015

South Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 22, at 10:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Ralph W. Busha, 2414 Patterson Street, 16th Ward, Continued Code 302.7. • Joshua M. and Susan D....

 
 Kids    January 20, 2015

Carrick Library has programs for toddlers through grade 5 starting

Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales will continue on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning January 27 at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick. Come in for stories, rhymes, songs and more fun activities to nurture early learning skills in...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Sen. Fontana appointed Democratic chair of Urban Affairs and Housing Committee

State Senator Wayne Fontana has been named Democratic Chair of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee. “I am pleased with this committee assignment and will use my position to help cities like Pittsburgh and its outlying communities grow...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    January 13, 2015

Chief McLay addresses photo controversy in Carrick

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay says he regrets not communicating better to his staff after he was photographed with a sign stating, “I Resolve to Challenge Racism at Work:...

 
 Real Estate    January 13, 2015

Real estate transactions for issue of 1-13-15

16th Ward St. John Vianney Parish Charitable Tru to Pittsburgh Burgers & Fries Inc. at 2428 Charcot St. for $25,500. Pittsburgh City to Robert and Ellen Stoker at 307 Felmeth St. for $200 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $8,470)....

 
 Government    January 13, 2015

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 15, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Olbrice Beckom, 514 Freeland Street, 18th Ward, Continued Code 302.4. • Jasmane Miller, 28 Nobles...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Clothing drive aims to break world record

Donate old clothing and help break a world record by visiting Delanie's Coffee 1737 East Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15203 on Saturday, Jan. 17. Bring all used clothing items for donation or recycle...

 

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