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 News    April 15, 2014 

Blessing of Easter Baskets at Kollar Club in the Hollow

People around the world will observe the time-honored custom of blessing baskets of special foods on Holy Saturday or Easter Sunday morning. The specially prepared foods represent the meal that will break their 40-day Lenten fast. This Easter custom...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Easter season services in South Side

Prince of Peace Parish will hold the following services for the Easter season. Services will take place, where noted, at St. Adalbert Church, 160 S. 15th Street or at St. Peter Church, 28th and Sarah streets. Tenebrae Service, readings and music,...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

St. John Vianney Holy Week services

Holy Week and Easter services will be held at St. John Vianney Church, on Allen Street in Allentown. All Masses and services are in the church, except where noted. On Tuesday, April 15 and Wednesday, April 16 There will be Mass in the chapel....

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Good Friday, Easter services at South Side Presbyterian Church

On April 17, Maundy Thursday, the South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to a special Last Supper Remembrance gathering with a covered-dish dinner, prayers and the Lord’s Supper around the tables, beginning at 7 p.m. All believers are welcome...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Holy Week services at Monastery

Holy Week and Easter services will be held at St. Paul of the Cross Monastery, 148 Monastery Avenue on the South Side Slopes. Passion (Palm) Sunday services include: Saturday, April 12, Vigil for Passion Sunday, 6 p.m.; and, Sunday, April 13: Euchari...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Santa Maria Holy Week services

Holy Week services will be offered at the Paraclete Center (Old St Casimir’s) at 22nd and Sarah streets on South Side. Mass of Holy Thurday will be at 7 p.m.; Good Friday services at 1 p.m.; and, Easter Vigil at 7 p.m. Celebration of these...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Chamber will pick up TVs for seniors

Over the weekend, the South Side Chamber of Commerce sponsored a South Side orphaned television round up, picking up 15 of the abandoned TVs in the neighborhood. Chamber volunteers went through the neighborhood collecting the televisions that have...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Carrick receives its first Love Your Block Grant

The Carrick Community Council has been awarded its first Love Your Block program grant. The Love Your Block program is administered by Mayor Peduto’s office and is open to all eligible nonprofit organizations that are interested in beautifying a...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Soul Food Sunday on April 27

Soul Food Sunday Dinner and Bake Sale will take place on Sunday, April 27, from 1-5 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 East Warrington Avenue. Dinner with two side dishes is $8, each additional side dish is $2. The menu includes: Baked...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Craft show at St. Pius X

St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Rd. in Carrick, will be holding its annual Craft/Vendor/Flea market show on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Craft/Vendor show is held in church auditorium and the flea market will be...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Lifeguards needed to fill postitions at county parks

The Allegheny County Parks Department is seeking qualified applicants, ages 16 and older, to fill lifeguard positions at Boyce, North, Settlers Cabin, and South parks for the 2014 swimming season, which begins May 31. Interested individuals must...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Molchany meets with President Obama on jobs, pay equity

Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, met privately with President Barack Obama at the White House last week to discuss pay equity, as well as issues and opportunities in South Pittsburgh. "I was deeply...

 
 News    April 15, 2014 

Rudiak passes bill to expand city budget data online

Following the passage of the Pittsburgh Open Data Ordinance last month, Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak is expanding the online city budget and spending data, in an easy-to-understand format. City Council unanimously passed Ms. Rudiak’s bill, which...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Fresh Fridays produce distribution starts up again on April 11

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop will resume once a month on the second Friday beginning on April 11. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Cops and kids taking on the Steelers

The 18th annual Cops and Kids vs. the Steelers Basketball game in Carrick will be played on Friday, April 11. The game sponsored by District Judge Richard King assembles a team of kids who join with...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Spring Redd Up expects 300 communities and 15,000 volunteers

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up (March, April and May) is on a pace to attract more than 300 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in the counties of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland. Citizens Against Litter, one of...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Carrick clean up April 25

Carrick Community Council is planning a clean-up for Friday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. Volunteers will meet at Carrick Shopping Center and disperse from there.  Gloves and bags provided.  Water and light refreshments provided courtesy of the Carrick...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Graffiti Paint-Out on Sat.

South Side Community Council Graffiti Watch is holding a Graffiti Paint-Out on Saturday, April 12. Volunteers interested in preventing and removing graffiti on South Side are welcome to join in. Graffiti Watch will be meeting at 9 a.m. at 2132 Sarah...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Rep. Molchany sponsors annual Senior Fair

Rep. Erin Molchany will host her annual South Hills Senior Fair on Thursday, April 24 from 4-7 p.m. at St. Pamphilus Church, 1000 Tropical Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15226   For the event, Rep. Molchany is bringing together government agencies,...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Expect delays on Route 51 in Overbrook

Southbound lane restrictions on Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) in the City of Pittsburgh and Whitehall Borough, Allegheny County, began on Monday, April 7, weather permitting. Single lane closures will occur as needed on southbound Route 51 Monday...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Palm Sunday services at South Side Presbyterian

The South Side Presbyterian Church is reminding people that Sunday, April 13, is the Sunday most Christians of the world celebrate Palm Sunday, also called Passion Sunday. The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to a special worship service...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Annual Preservation Ball successful for 11th year

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, declared the 11th annual Preservation Ball held recently in the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg was “a complete and unconditional success.” This year’s ball included more than 225 attendees from as far...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Bounty offered for woodburners

Following the success of its first “bounty” program last year, the Health Department is again offering County residents a chance to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards in...

 
 News    April 1, 2014

Rt. 51 watershed project selected for design help

The American Architectural Foundation has selected Pittsburgh and the Saw Mill Run Integrated Watershed Management Project to participate in the 2014 Sustainable Cities Design Academy. The successful application, developed by the City of...

 

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