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CHS Class of '77 reunion

Carrick High School Class of 1977 40th Year Reunion will be held on September 16 from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Center, 526 E. Bruceton Road, Pleasant Hills PA 15236. The evening will feature dinner, dancing and reminiscing about “The Good...

 

Gathering to raise opioid awareness at Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community

Addiction to heroin and other opioids has become a national crisis that touches everyone. It’s in our streets, in our schools, and in our homes. Concerns about this threat are sometimes expressed as fear or anger towards those who are addicted....

 

Piano Day hits the right notes

Piano Day, 8/8, featured a Steinway & Sons grand piano on a flat bed trailer. The piano traveled around the city making stops for for performances at area universities and other venues before...

 

SGCPS Oktoberfest

The St. George Church Preservation Society will hold an Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Teutonia Mannerchor on North Side, 857 Phineas Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. A $35 donation per person includes...

 

Register now for city Citizen's Police Academy

Twice a year, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police sponsors an opportunity for members of the community to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau. The Pittsburgh Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) brings the polic...

 

Volunteers needed to help Carrick tree tenders mulch

Volunteers are needed to join the Carrick tree tenders for a mulch party on Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers will join the tree tenders as they clean up the litter from the tree beds and put down fresh mulch. Everyone should plan to get a...

 

Community Corn Fest will take place on Aug. 26 in Phillips Park

The Annual Community Corn Fest in Phillips Park, 2200 Spokane Avenue, will feature entertainment, vendors, corn and more on Saturday, Aug. 26 from noon to 6 p.m. Entertainment includes: CAPA, Ira Soul, Cathasaigh, a kids’ corn shucking contest,...

 

Goodwill expands financial education services in S.S.

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania recently launched financial education services in their Workforce Development Center in Lawrenceville and in the Goodwill building in South Side. Since 2015, Goodwill has been operating financial education...

 

Anniversary concert Aug. 20 celebrates St. Paul of the Cross

In honor of the 150th anniversary of sainthood of St. Paul of the Cross (1694-1775), founder of the Passionists, St. Paul’s Monastery, 148 Monastery Avenue, is offering a concert on Sunday, Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. The concert will consist of sacred...

 

Spencer Church Fall Card Party

Spencer United Methodist Church will host its Fall Card Party on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 12-3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for an afternoon of games, prizes and lunch. For reservations, call 412-881-4000. Spencer United Methodist Church is located at 117...

 

AG takes action to protect rights in nursing homes

Attorney General Josh Shapiro has called on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to reject efforts to roll back protections that allow nursing home patients who have been victimized to have their day in court. Attorney General Shapiro and...

 

Community Corn Fest features family fun in Carrick

The Annual Community Corn Fest in Phillips Park, 2200 Spokane Avenue, will feature entertainment, vendors, corn and more on Saturday, Aug. 26 from noon to 6 p.m. Entertainment includes: CAPA, Ira Soul, Cathasaigh, a kids’ corn shucking contest,...

 

South Side Chamber hosts financial strategies for business owners workshop

Luttner Financial Group will present a free workshop on Thursday, Aug. 10, 8-10 a.m., at the South Side Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center, 1100 East Carson Street. Luttner president Devon Cury and Chamber vice-president Mark Bucklaw will present...

 

Focus on Health at Allentown Senior Center

Harry Manley, of Gateway Health Plan, recently provided Allentown Senior Center participants with a healthy dose of health literacy. His focus centered on the importance of being an informed patient...

 

Free dinner for Hilltop residents on August 20

The Beltzhoover Civic Association and St. Paul AME Church will host a free dinner for all Hilltop residents on Sunday, Aug. 20. The dinner will begin at 4 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. For more...

 

Carrick mulch party on August 22

Volunteers are needed to join the Carrick tree tenders for a mulch party on Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers will join the tree tenders as they clean up the litter from the tree beds and put down fresh mulch. Everyone should plan to get a...

 

The Opioid Crisis: A Community Gathering hosted at HMBFC

Addiction to heroin and other opioids has become a national crisis that touches everyone. It’s in our streets, in our schools, and in our homes. Concerns about this threat are sometimes expressed as fear or anger towards those who are addicted....

 

WiFi now available at South Pittsburgh area parks

Comcast has installed WiFi hotspots at nine City of Pittsburgh Parks as well as at three city Recreation Center playgrounds, continuing a partnership with the City that began last year with the provision of WiFi access to 22 senior and rec centers....

 

WIC families urged to redeem checks for free produce

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reminding Women, Infants and Children (WIC) families to pick up their Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. They will be available through September 29 or until the FMNP checks run out....

 

Allentown Night Out celebration is today, Aug. 1 at senior center

The annual Allentown CDC National Night Out celebration will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 6-8 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center. Area residents are welcome to stop in for a free hot dog and chips along with soft drinks. The Allentown Senior...

 

Goodwill to hold hiring event for community support specialists

Individuals who are looking for jobs working with people with disabilities are encouraged to attend a special Community Support Specialist Hiring Event on Wednesday, Aug. 2. The event will be held at Goodwill’s Workforce Development Center, 118...

 

Construction set to begin soon on Glass Run Road

Construction for the Glass Run Road (Route 3098) bridge, spanning Glass Run is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT...

 

Rabies precautions recommended in Carrick

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is advising residents in Carrick to take precautions after a rabid skunk found in the area was killed in an altercation with a dog. The incident took place in the 100 block of Spencer Avenue on July...

 

Mt. Oliver founder John Ormsby had an intesting past

The following is from Mt. Oliver’s 100th Anniversary celebration Founder’s Day program. The story of John Ormsby is too long to go into at this time. However, some facts about the Mt. Oliver’s founder follow: • He returned to Pittsburgh in 17...

 

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