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 News    December 23, 2014 

City Council approves Peduto's 2015 budget

There will be no new nighttime parking meter enforcement Downtown next year under an agreement reached between Mayor William Peduto and City Council, and evening enforcement in South Side will be subject to a new comprehensive parking plan for the...

 
 News    December 23, 2014 

Christmas week services at St. Paul Monastery

Saint Paul of the Cross Monastery, 148 Monastery Avenue, Christmas Schedule will include: Eucharistic Celebrations for Christmas, New Year’s and the Epiphany Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 6 p.m. Vigil of Christmas; 11:15 p.m. Ceremony of...

 
 News    December 23, 2014 

Santa Maria Magdalena services

Sancta Maria Magdalena will be celebrating the Divine Liturgy at Midnight on Christmas Eve at their new location, the Oasis Center, 1912 Brownsville Rd. Carrick. The center will open at 11 p.m. with carols at 11:30. Refreshments will be served. For...

 
 News    December 23, 2014 

Carnegie Library board will launch major fundraising effort

During its regular meeting on December 15, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Board of Trustees approved the library’s 2015 operating budget, five year operating budget projections and unanimously voted to launch a board-led, comprehensive major...

 
 News    December 23, 2014 

All dogs must be licensed in Pennsylvania by January 1

City of Pittsburgh residents can now purchase 2015 dog licenses from the city treasurer. State law requires all dogs three months and older to be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. “If you own a dog, you need to get him a license,” said...

 
 News    December 23, 2014 

Bill payment assistance available for Columbia Gas of PA customers

As the holidays approach and winter weather causes furnaces to run longer, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. is reminding customers who may be struggling with household budgets that help is available through assistance programs and payment plans....

 
 News    December 16, 2014

City council approves new inspection department

Mayor William Peduto’s plan to overhaul the Bureau of Building Inspection was approved on Dec. 9 by Pittsburgh City Council. The new Department of Permits, Licenses & Inspections -- to be overseen by current BBI Chief Maura Kennedy -- will keep...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

Market House celebrates the season

The South Side Senior Center celebrated the Holiday Season at the South Hills Country Club on December 3. They will have many more opportunities to celebrate the season including an African Drum...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

Open Mike Coffee House in South Side

 The Open Mike Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, Dec. 12, 7:30 – 9 p.m. People are invited to share their performing artistry, from music to poetry, dance to drama. Those interested in performing are asked to call...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

Lessons and Carols at Prince of Peace Parish

 The combined choirs of Prince of Peace Catholic Parish will present a service of “Lessons and Carols” on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2 p.m., at Saint Adalbert Church, 160 S. 15th Street. The Festival of Lessons and Carols is a service of Scriptures and...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

County will adopt a 'Ban the Box' policy beginning January 1

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced, effective January 1, 2015, Allegheny County will remove a question regarding prior convictions from its employment application. The initiative, dubbed “Ban the Box,” will broaden the applicant...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

German Christmas services at First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church, 615 Grant Street, downtown Pittsburgh, will host the German community of Pittsburgh for Christmas worship on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 4 p.m. The Rev. Horst H. Bandle a native of Germany and pastor- in- residence at First Lutheran...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

Train-themed weekend at Science Ctr.

Locomotion Weekend at Carnegie Science Center on Dec. 13 and 14 is the year’s biggest celebration of trains. The Science Center will be packed with special displays and activities from a host of local model train associations and hobbyists....

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Food, toys can be dontated during Brashear Open House on Dec. 11

The Board of Directors and staff of The Brashear Association are extending an invitation to neighbors and friends of the agency to celebrate the season at Brashear’s Holiday Open House. The annual event will take place Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6-7:3...

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Zion Church food bank could use more support during the holidays

In 1995, the food bank at Zion Christian Church began providing supplemental food for 50 families. The food bank particularly serves seniors and low-income families who are not being served by any other food bank programs. Residents can support the...

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Permit parking progress reported in South Side

Residents living in the expanded DD area (17th through 21st streets from Carey Way to Mary) are beginning to see permit parking signs being posted on their blocks. As the work to put up the signs is completed, residents will receive letters from the...

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Ormsby Rec Center has programs for kids, adults

Ormsby Community Recreation Center is planning a variety of programs for children and adults this winter. Tryouts for the Citiparks Traveling Basketball League are on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. for ages 10-12; and...

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Caroling planned in Grandview Park

Join the Friends of Grandview Park for Christmas caroling, visits with Santa Claus and holiday refreshments on Friday, Dec. 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. in Grandview Park. Those attending are asked to meet in the Observation Deck area for the festivities....

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Sancta Maria has new venue, events

The Society of Sancta Maria Magdalena ORCC, a Western Orthodox Faith will be celebrating the Divine Liturgy Sundays at 1 p.m. at their new worship site, the Oasis Center, 1912 Brownsville Road in Carrick. The society will sponsor an evening of...

 
 News    November 25, 2014

Duquesne Brewery nominated for historic status

The Brew House Association and its development partner, TREK Development Group, are hosting a Public Information Meeting to inform citizens and stakeholders of the nomination of the former Duquesne Brewery complex to the National Register of...

 
 News    November 25, 2014

PA Resources launches anti-litter campaign

The Pennsylvania Resources Council – the Commonwealth's oldest grassroots non-profit environmental organization founded in 1939 – has launched its latest anti-litter campaign and encourages residents to share the message via 21st century...

 

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