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 Front Page    August 26, 2014 

South Side may see another large permit parking zone in neighborhood

The City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning will hold a Residential Permit Parking (RPP) informational meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 27 for the next proposed permit parking district in South Side....

 
 Front Page    August 26, 2014 

Allentown to compete in energy saving contest

Allentown is one of three Pittsburgh neighborhoods soon to be involved in a heated competition to see which neighborhood can save the most energy. ReEnergize Pgh, a project of GTECH Strategies, will pit Allentown, Homewood and Hazelwood in an energy...

 
 Government    August 26, 2014 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 1:15 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Ralph P. St. Clair, 133 Amabell Street, 19th Ward, Code 302.7. • Alliance PA Holdings LLC, 428...

 
 Government    August 26, 2014 

Zoning Board hearing

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 187/13 on...

 
 Public Safety    August 26, 2014 

Police look for Subway robbery suspect

Pittsburgh Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man suspected of robbing the Subway Sandwich Shop at 219 Shiloh St. on August 16. According to police, the suspect showed the clerk a black semi-automatic handgun that was...

 
 Public Safety    August 26, 2014 

City police will be conducting back to school safety initiative

With the recent start of the school year the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will be conducting a two-week proactive “Back to School Highway Safety Initiative” to help ensure children make it to and from school in a safe manner. Motorcycle...

 
 Public Safety    August 26, 2014 

Time to apply for city's Citizen's Police Academy

Applications are now being taken for the Pittsburgh Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). Twice a year, CPA brings the police and the community close together in a setting that offers civilians insight into the roles and responsibilities of the Bureau...

 
 Kids    August 26, 2014 

Carrick Library has programs for kids

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick is hosting several programs in the coming weeks for kids from kindergarten to teens. Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse will present Reuse-a-Palooza @ the Library for kids in grades K-5 to celebrate...

 
 News    August 26, 2014 

City, county officials announce final transition of joint 9-1-1

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced that the final transition for the full merger of the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s 9-1-1 will begin this week, with full consolidation of...

 
 News    August 26, 2014 

Vegetable preservation workshop on August 30

On Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10-11:45 a.m. at the Buffalo Inn, South Park, Penn State master food preserver, Susan Marquesen, will be demonstrating state of the art techniques for the preservation of summer vegetable crops. Late summer is the perfect...

 
 Opinion    August 26, 2014 

Letters to the Editor submission guidelines

Letters to the Editor may be submitted by: • Email to tsmith@sopghreporter.com • Mail to PO Box 4285, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 • By Fax at 412-488-8011 The South Pittsburgh Reporter reserves the right to edit letters for length and accuracy....

 
 Calendar    August 26, 2014 

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 News    August 26, 2014 

Lane restrictions on Rt. 51 this week

Southbound lane restriction on Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) in the City of Pittsburgh and Whitehall Borough will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 27, weather permitting. A single lane closure will occur as needed on southbound Route 51...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 19, 2014

Program works to remedy code enforcement problems

Realizing one aspect of a stable neighborhood is well maintained homes and properties, the Hilltop Alliance began a code enforce-ment taskforce to identify problems in the neighborhoods and help...

 
 Front Page    August 19, 2014

Annual Community Cornfest features food, family friendly fun in Carrick

Join in fun at the family friendly annual Community Cornfest under the great oak trees at Carrick’s Phillips Park on Saturday, Aug. 23 from noon to 6 pm. Friends and neighbors are welcome to join in for a day of musical entertainment for adults...

 
 Real Estate    August 19, 2014

Real Estate transactions for issue of 8/19/14

16th Ward Glenn Gasiorowski to Jon Richards at 2407 Burham St. for $7,500. Andrew Meyer et al. to Christian Kinkela and Shelby Silberman at 2402 Cobden St. for $88,000. Estate of Michael Mikula to Premier R E Solutions LLC at 3116 Jane St. for $42,00...

 
 Government    August 19, 2014

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • ET & ST Investments, LLC, 25 Millbridge Street, 18th Ward, Code 307.1. • Amil Sultic, 216 Cedarhurst...

 
 Opinion    August 19, 2014

Put your tax dollars to work

We pay taxes to keep our city, state and country running smoothly. But where does it all go? And who decides what our priorities are for spending those dollars? We do that (and more!) with our City of Pittsburgh Operating and Capital budgets. The...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

South Sider to celebrate her 100th birthday

Martha Lech, a life-long resident of Enon Way in South Side, and a life-long member of Prince of Peace Parish (St. Adalbert's) celebrates her 100th birthday on August 25. She is the only surviving...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

So. Pgh. groups get Love Your Block grants

Fourteen organizations that will receive funding for the seventh round of the Love Your Block (LYB) grant program, a servePGH initiative. Through the block revitalization program, in partnership with The Home Depot Foundation, Peoples Gas and PNC,...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

Pasta celebration

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of San Giorgio® pasta. To commemorate this milestone, San Giorgio is launching a pasta recipe contest and celebrating with festivities in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and surrounding neighborhoods...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

State legislative committee discusses Allegheny County Crime Lab funding

A joint hearing of the state Senate and House Democratic Policy committees explored ways to restore $2.9 million in state reimbursements for law enforcement services for Allegheny County’s Forensic Science Crime Laboratory. The rare joint hearing...

 
 Public Safety    August 19, 2014

Police seek suspect in robbery of Shiloh Street Subway shop

Pittsburgh Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man suspected of robbing the Subway Sandwich Shop at 219 Shiloh St. on August 16. According to the investigation, he showed...

 
 Government    August 19, 2014

August 26 Housing Court cases

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 1:15 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Ralph P. St. Clair, 133 Amabell Street, 19th Ward, Code 302.7. • Alliance PA Holdings LLC, 428...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    August 12, 2014

Police recommend 'virtual' block watch in Carrick

While Block Watch groups have relied on neighbors' eyes and ears to deter crime, Pittsburgh police are now asking Carrick-Overbrook residents to pilot a virtual block watch by mounting home...

 

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