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 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 

Pop-up program will aid Mt. O. area businesses

UpTo will be launching UpTo Mainstreet, a pop-up education program that goes into neighborhoods to deliver creative services to small businesses for a suggested donation, in Mt. Oliver, PA (101 Brownsville Rd.) August 25-29. UpTo’s creative...

 
 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 

Yellow Dot program can help after a traffic accident

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, said there’s a state Transportation Department program aimed at providing help immediately following a traffic accident. “It’s called the Yellow Dot Program and that’s because it’s designed to help...

 
 News    August 19, 2014 

Service increased on 51 Carrick routes

Service enhancements on the 51 Carrick and 51L Carrick Limited will take effect on August 31. 51 service will run more frequently during weekday morning and afternoon peak periods to help address overcrowding. An earlier first trip will be added on...

 
 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...

 
 News    August 19, 2014 

County pools operating on end of the season schedule

The county has release the end of season schedule for the Allegheny County Parks Department pools in Boyce Park, North Park, Settlers Cabin Park and South Park. Starting this week, county pools will be closed Monday through Friday and open Saturdays...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Rudiak calls for investigation of sale price of Cork Factory Lofts

Pittsburgh City Councilmember Natalia Rudiak has asked Mayor William Peduto to investigate the recent undisclosed sale price of the Cork Factory Lofts in the Strip District.  Rather than a traditional deed transfer, some buyers avoid paying...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Worm composting workshop in S.S.

PRC will be holding a worm composting workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at the CCI Center in South Side from 6:30-8 p.m. Worm composting is an easy way to recycle organic kitchen waste into a valuable and nutrient-rich soil fertilizer. All...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Seniors celebrate birthdays with luau

Allentown Senior Center's "Luau" party recently brought more than 80 older adults to the Hilltop center. Amidst grass skirts, flowered shirts, conga-line dancing, games, and prizes, Loretta Marburger...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Back 2 School Cookout in upper McKinley Park

The third annual Back 2 School Cookout is planned for Saturday, Aug. 24 in upper McKinley Park from 3-7 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council Inc. (BNC), will feature a D.J., food, give-a-ways. The BNC will also give away...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Health Dept. setting raccoon rabies vaccine bait this week

The Allegheny County Health Department will conduct its annual raccoon rabies vaccine baiting program through August 15. The program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and part of a multi-state effort to eradicate raccoon rabies, is in...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Moody's upgrades Pittsburgh bond rating

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the outlook on Pittsburgh’s bond rating last week, following their first meeting with Mayor William Peduto and other administration officials. Moody’s moved the city’s rating up from A1 (Stable Outlook) to A...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Garden in the Parks Field Day scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 16

Penn State Master Gardeners of Allegheny County are hosting an open house at their demonstration gardens at North Park and South Park on Saturday, August 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Garden in the Parks Field Day is a great opportunity to meet other...

 
 News    August 5, 2014

Even with the hills, Pittsburghers still want to ride bikes

A study conducted in 2006 by the Portland Borough of Transportation shows 60 percent of residents say they'd like to ride a bike on city streets, but they're concerned about doing so - and with the...

 
 News    August 5, 2014

Grandview Farm Dinner August 24

The Friends of Grandview Park will hold their annual Farm Dinner at Grandview Park on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 5:30 p.m. The Farm Dinner is an unforgettable local food experience highlighting exceptional cuisine in a peaceful urban park with a...

 
 News    August 5, 2014

PLCB participating in city National Night Out

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will participate in more than a dozen National Night Out events across the commonwealth this year including one in South Pittsburgh. Last year, the board participated in events at seven locations statewide by...

 
 News    August 5, 2014

Free taco and Ice cream sundae night on Hilltop

The Beltzhoover Civic Association will host a free Taco & Ice Cream Sundae Night at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue on Friday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. The Taco & Ice Cream Sundae Night is free to all Hilltop residents. For more...

 
 News    August 5, 2014

South High '74 reunion

South High School Class of 1974 is looking for classmates for a reunion in November. Classmates are urged to call Cindy Hudson Greiner at 412-381-1515 or go to the “South High 40th Class Reunion” Facebook page....

 
 News    July 29, 2014

Allentown celebrating National Night Out

Allentown Community Development Corp. (ACDC) will hold its annual National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. The ACDC will be giving out free hot dogs, drinks,...

 
 News    July 29, 2014

Learn how house plants can help to keep the air clean in your home

Many people may be surprised to learn what air-cleaning power-houses houseplants are. Join the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Mt. Washington on Wednesday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. to learn some fascinating information on the best ways to use...

 
 News    July 29, 2014

State will soon issue license plates supporting Gettysburgh monuments

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, announced the state will begin issuing a license plate in November that will support the Pennsylvania monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park. On July 2, the governor signed S.B. 1187 into law...

 

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