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 News    September 2, 2014 

New proposed permit parking area to begin signature drive

Following an informational meeting last week, residents on the north side of East Carson Street between 17th and 26th streets have decided to pursue a permit parking area. A group of 10 people have volunteered to collect signatures from the residents...

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

Fresh Fridays produce distribution on September 12

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop continues on the second Friday of the month with the next one on September 12. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick...

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

Clean up attracts 250 Duquesne students

On Saturday, Aug. 23, about 250 Duquesne University freshmen students volunteered in a community clean-up in collaboration with the South Side Chamber of Commerce, the PA Resources Council and the...

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

Chamber golf tournament this Monday

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Summer Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 8, at Pittsburgh National Golf Club in Gibsonia. The golf tournament will benefit the South Side Chamber of Commerce’s Welcome Center at 1100 East...

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

ATV simulator teaches kids safe riding skills at CornFest

The PaOHV ATV Simulator made its Western PA debut at the Carrick Community CornFest. In 4½ hours 59 kids and one adult were given a brief education on ATV safety using the unit. The kids really enjoyed it and learned some ATV skills. The parents...

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

Goodwill recruiting for RISE training project

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is seeking candidates the RISE job-training and employment-assistance program designed to assist youth whom are residents of certain local communities. The program is entering its third year. Eligible candidates...

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

Wheatley sets dates for health, wellness events

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will host his second annual Health and Wellness Weekend Sept. 12-14, with an array of interactive events designed to promote awareness, encourage an active healthy lifestyle and connect 19th District residents...

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

Blessing of the Animals on the Mount

A “Blessing of the Animals” will take place at Grace Church (Anglican) at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, in observance of St. Francis’ Day. All are welcome to bring their pets, either caged or on leashes, to be blessed on the lawn. Grace Church...

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

Rally Day for Sunday School at Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a Rally Day – Sunday School on Sunday, Sept. 7. Sunday School will start at 10 a.m. followed by Worship Service at 11:15 p.m. A fellowship luncheon celebration will be served after the Worship Service. For more...

 
 News    September 2, 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 412-381-1575 or go to the “South High 40th Class Reunion” Facebook page....

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

Carrick Toastmasters meeting

Toastmasters Carrick PA meets at 10:15 a.m. every first and third Saturdays at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Carrick Branch.  For more information go to: http://toastmasterscarrickpa.toastmastersclubs.org/. Visitors are always...

 
 News    September 2, 2014 

Construction begins on third bike lane

The City of Pittsburgh announced the installation of a third protected bike lane as part of the two-year long PeopleForBikes Green Lane Project program that was announced in March. The next protected bike lane will occupy the former eastbound lane...

 
 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

Miss Freddye to play at Science Center

Local artist Miss Freddye will bring her blues stylings to Carnegie Science Center on Aug. 30 for the final BLUE! performance. The performance will begin at 1 p.m. in the BLUE! exhibit gallery. Free with general admission to the Science Center,...

 
 News    August 26, 2014

St. Pius X Church will hold its annual rummage sale on Sept 5-6

St. Pius X Church, 2336 Brownsville Rd. in Carrick, Pgh. Pa. 15210, will be holding its Annual Rummage Sale on Sept. 5-6 Hours of the sale will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sept. 5 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sept. 6. Shoppers may fill a bag at the $2 Sale starting...

 
 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...

 
 News    August 26, 2014

Parents projected to spend $245K on raising a child born in 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child. The report shows that a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about...

 
 News    August 26, 2014

Healing Mass in honor of St. Rock on Sun.

The Society of Sancta Maria Magdalena celebrates its annual open air Healing Mass in honor of St. Rock, Patron of the Sick on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. The Mass will take place at the newly renovated Alla Famiglia Parking Center on Allen Street in...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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