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 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...

 
 News    November 25, 2014

City refuse collection delayed one day due to Thanksgiving

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works is advising resident there will not be any refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Thursday, Nov. 27 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. The schedule will proceed as follows: Homes with a...

 
 News    November 25, 2014

CBA elects boardmembers and officers

New board members and officers were elected at the November dinner meeting of the Carrick Business Association. Elected to new two-year terms as directors were: Vern Gillenberger, Vern’s Electric; Harry Readshaw, state representative; Sue Gloeckl,...

 
 News    November 25, 2014

Late night Work Nights at CLP-SS

CLP - South Side will host a series of extended hours “Work. Nights.” With hours from 6 p.m. until midnight, entrepreneurs can come in to network, connect with other innovators and research their ideas in a creative co-working environment. There...

 
 News    November 25, 2014

Slovak Vilija celebrated at Prince of Peace Parish

Prince of Peace Parish will celebrate one of the most beloved Slovak traditions – the Vilija -- Christmas Eve dinner on Saturday, Dec. 13. This special dinner is filled with memories of Slovak heritage, and although a meatless meal, it is by no...

 
 News    November 25, 2014

Free Thanksgiving meal on Thursday

Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community will provide a free Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, Nov. 27 from 1-3 p.m. at 2700 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. For more information about Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community, visit www.hotmetalbr...

 

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