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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 21, 2014 

City working to inventory vacant lots for new uses

A presentation by the city’s open space specialist was the sole presentation at the Oct. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Shelly Danko-Day said her goal is to compile a complete inventory of vacant lots owned by the city that can be...

 
 Front Page    October 21, 2014 

Chamber teams with Pitt to Make a Difference on S.S.

With the support of faculty and staff, 42 University of Pittsburgh students volunteered to pick up litter and pull weeds on the South Side on Saturday, Oct. 18 as part of Pitt Make a Difference Day (P...

 
 Health    October 21, 2014 

Health Department, officials discuss county's preparedness for Ebola

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen A. Hacker joined Chief Alvin Henderson of Allegheny County Emergency Services and Jim Gill, acting executive director of the Allegheny County Airport Authority to talk about the county’s...

 
 Real Estate    October 21, 2014 

Real estate transactions for issue of 10/21/14

16th Ward Estate of Gertrude Klis to Gavin and Melanie Robb at 2537 Mission St. for $350,000. Ruth Hays to Justin Villella and Diana Casagrande at 2737 Shelly St. for $45,000. Robert Moore to Pittsburgh Property Guy R1 L.P. at 500 Walde St. for...

 
 Government    October 21, 2014 

This week's Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • RAED Investments, 318 Natchez Street, 19th Ward, Codes 307.1, 302.4. The following Housing Court cases...

 
 Government    October 21, 2014 

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 249/14 on...

 
 News    October 21, 2014 

Mayor's Night Out tonight at Pittsburgh Westinghouse

Mayor William Peduto and his top staff will hear neighborhood concerns and issues tonight in Homewood, in the eighth installment of his “Mayor’s Night Out/Mayor’s Night In” community events. The session is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21,...

 
 Kids    October 21, 2014 

Carrick Library to host annual Haunted House, live reptiles

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick will continue its youth programing in the coming weeks with live reptiles and Halloween fun. The annual Haunted House at the library is back. Explore three mini-rooms of family-friendly terror, recommended...

 
 News    October 21, 2014 

Glenbury Street detour extended

Glenbury Street in Overbrook will continue to remain closed until mid-November. It was previously scheduled to re-open Saturday, Oct. 18. Columbia Gas is replacing more than 2,000 feet of existing steel natural gas distribution pipe with plastic...

 
 News    October 21, 2014 

Deadline for absentee ballots is October 28

Residents who need an absentee ballot for the upcoming November 4 general election must apply before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Absentee ballots are available to registered voters who will be absent from their municipality on November 4 or those...

 
 News    October 21, 2014 

Men Who Sing dinner, show at St. Paul AME

“Men Who Sing with the Band,” a dinner and a show will be presented by the St. Paul AME Capital Campaign Committee on Saturday and Sunday, November 15-16. On Saturday, dinner begins at 3 p.m. with the show at 4 p.m. with Sunday’s dinner at 2...

 
 Kids    October 21, 2014 

Science Center's Chemfest to prove a catalyst for family fun

To celebrate National Chemistry Week, Carnegie Science Center is hosting its annual ChemFest on Friday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 25. The theme for this year’s event is “Great Chemistry is Everywhere!” With dozens of hands-on activities, the...

 
 Calendar    October 21, 2014 

South Pittsburgh Events Calendar

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 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    October 14, 2014

Judge explains why he can't send code violator to jail

The Berg Place apartment building owner charged with dozens of code violations at the now vacant property--including a raw sewage pit outside -- can’t be sent to jail, Magisterial District Judge Richard King says. Mr. King says it’s a...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    October 14, 2014

Bhutanese seek to let their children, others learn the beauty of their culture

Bhutanese refugees in the U.S. have been committing suicide at a higher rate than any other refugee group. This highlights the difficulty this population faces in acclimating to a new world -- and...

 
 Real Estate    October 14, 2014

Real estate transactions for issue of 10/14/14

17th Ward First National Bank Pennsylvania to Andrew Johnson at 1908 S. 18th St. for $45,000. 18th Ward Leon Hanula to Fred Fink IV and Rickie Fink at 122 Abner Ave. for $5,000. Bernadette Jakicic to Anthony Jakicic at 203 Bon Air Ave. for $60,000....

 
 Government    October 14, 2014

Upcoming South Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 16, 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. • Timothy Paul Mobley,...

 
 Government    October 14, 2014

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 253/14 on...

 
 Kids    October 14, 2014

Time to put area Halloween happenings on your schedule

Halloween celebrations and activities are beginning to take shape throughout the South Pittsburgh area. Kids Club: Halloween Fun will take place at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh -- Carrick on...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Annual Fall Redd Up coming up this weekend

Guaranteed. There will be less litter on streets, sidewalks, overgrown lots, trails and grassy places after Saturday, Oct. 18 in at least 150 signed up Pittsburgh neighborhoods and Allegheny County communities. “Upwards of 10,000 volunteers are...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Wurster, Weiner at the Coffee House

The Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church on Friday, Oct. 17, 7:30 – 9 p.m., features two talented artists on the same stage live in person. South Sider Michael Wurster will be sharing some of his poetry; a well-published poet,...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Rudiak champions best practices

Last week, legislation outlining and codifying best financial practices for the city, sponsored by Council Member Natalia Rudiak, was passed by Pittsburgh City Council.  This legislation adds language to the City Code, requiring the city and the...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Readshaw's Raiders Ride to Gettysburgh

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, hosted his 14th annual “Ride to Gettysburg” on Sept. 27, with more than 300 participating in the motorcycle ride from the fountain on Commonwealth Avenue in Harrisburg to Gettysburg. Mr. Readshaw and his...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Dept. of Justice awards city Community Oriented Policing grant

The Department of Justice is issuing Pittsburgh $1.875 million to hire 15 new community oriented police officers starting in 2015. “This grant recognizes, like I do, that improving relations between police and our neighborhoods is key to making...

 

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