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 News    November 18, 2014 

City to submit Promise Zone application for So. Pittsburgh neighborhoods

The City of Pittsburgh is going to partner with the Urban Redevelopment Authority on a federal “Promise Zone” application to assist previously neglected parts of South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, along with the Hill District, Hazelwood and other...

 
 News    November 18, 2014 

Crochet Buddies donate afghans to women's shelter

The Allentown Senior Center "Crochet Buddies" meet every Tuesday and Thursday to crochet together. Sometimes they work on their own projects, sometimes they work on afghans, tea towels, and other...

 
 News    November 18, 2014 

Polish Wiglia in S.S.

Polish Falcons of America will sponsor a Traditional Wigilia Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Sokol Club in South Side from 2-4 p.m. PFA Cultural Commissioner, Lawrence Kozlowski, will host the event, leading guests in the sharing of Oplatki prior...

 
 News    November 18, 2014 

Brashear High Extravaganza December 18

Pittsburgh Brashear Holiday Extravaganza is happening Thursday, Dec. 18, from 4-8 p.m. at the school. The evening will be filled with vendors for holiday shopping, with an evening orchestra concert at 6 p.m. and coffee house at 7 p.m. Vendors and...

 
 News    November 18, 2014 

Live Nativity planned at the Concord Church

Concord Presbyterian Church’s live Nativity/Open House will take place on Sunday, Dec. 14 from 3-5 p.m. Community members are welcome to come and see the live Nativity and then to visit the church to see the Christmas decorations and have cookies...

 
 News    November 11, 2014

Holiday Swap and Shop at Roosevelt School

Pittsburgh Roosevelt PreK-5 will hold a Holiday Swap and Shop for holiday clothes and shoes on Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 6-7:30 p.m. Gently used dresses, dress pants and shirts, ties, vests, dress shoes and more for adults and children can be donated...

 
 News    November 11, 2014

Hilltop residents can have a free Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 22

A free Thanksgiving Dinner to all Hilltop residents will be provided on Saturday, Nov. 22 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA15210. The meal is hosted by the Beltzhoover Civic Association...

 
 News    November 11, 2014

LifeSpan cookie drive

LifeSpan – Resources and Services for Seniors is asking the community to help brighten the holiday season for seniors throughout southwestern Allegheny County. Remember the wonderful smell of Grandma’s cookies baking in the oven and just waiting...

 
 News    November 11, 2014

Severe Weather Emergency Shelter in effect when temperatures dip

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Community Services and Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s Operation Safety Net® will again operate the Severe Weather Emergency Shelter (SWES) this winter for the safety of people...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

Councilwoman Rudiak concludes tours of District 4 for city officials

Friday, Oct. 31 marked the conclusion of the South Pittsburgh neighborhood tour series, hosted by City Council member Natalia Rudiak to acquaint new city chiefs, directors, and managers with South Pittsburgh, including Beechview, Bon Air, Brookline,...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

City, county calling for volunteer for Snow Angels program

Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh are putting out a county-wide call for volunteers to help elderly and disabled residents stay safe this winter through the Allegheny Snow Angels program. Sn...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

New Gettysburg license plates will support Pennsylvania monuments

The state will begin issuing a license plate in November to support the Pennsylvania monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park. Proceeds from the new Pennsylvania monuments plate will be used to support maintenance and repair of Pennsylvania...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

City seeks partners for public art grant

The City of Pittsburgh has been invited to apply for the newly announced Public Art Challenge Grant, offered by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Announced by Bloomberg Philanthropies on October 13, the grant allows mayors of municipalities with populations...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

Concord hosts spaghetti dinner

Concord Presbyterian Church Board of Deacons Spaghetti Dinner will take place on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 4-7 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $8 for adults and $4 for kids 12 and younger. Proceeds from the dinner benefit the George A. Steiner Memorial...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

Minimize smoke from wood-burning appliances

The Allegheny County Health Department is cautioning county residents who use wood- burning appliances, such as fire pits, chimineas, fireplaces and wood stoves, to minimize wood smoke emissions to help protect air quality and public health. “With...

 
 News    October 28, 2014

Costume contest a hit with Carrick kids

The Carrick Community Council's annual Halloween Contest drew dozens of neighborhood kids to show off their scariest, and prettiest, costumes. In addition to a costume competition, the kids could...

 
 News    October 28, 2014

Mt. Oliver will receive state grant for Ormsby

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, reported he has been informed Mount Oliver is being awarded a grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority.  “The funding will help provide assistance with improvements to Ormsby Park, making it a more...

 
 News    October 28, 2014

Magnet schools information at library

Representatives from the Pittsburgh Public Schools will present information on Magnet schools and the application process at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. A question-and-answer session follows the presentation....

 
 News    October 28, 2014

Free Thanksgiving dinner at Mount's Grace Church

Grace Church will once again prepare and provide a complete Thanksgiving dinner at 319 West Sycamore Street in Mt. Washington for anyone in the community who would like to join them. The free meal will be served at noon on Thursday, Nov. 27. Advance...

 
 News    October 28, 2014

State grant will aid the Mon Wharf Switchback

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has announced approval of a $250,000 state grant toward construction of the Mon Wharf Switchback, which is intended to create the final connection to Point State Park from the Great Allegheny Passage trail...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    News    October 21, 2014

Beckman Motor Company celebrating 100 years in business

Family-owned and operated for 100 years, Beckman Motor Company in Mount Oliver features a logo that pays homage to its ancestral roots: founder Charles W. Beckman stands by a Ford Model T with his wif...

 

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