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 News    September 16, 2014 

14th annual StepTrek coming on October 4

Registration is now open for the 14th annual Pittsburgh Step Trek set for Saturday, Oct. 4 at South Side Park, Josephine and 21st streets, on South Side. The self-guided urban hike takes participants throughout the South Side Slopes, up and down...

 
 News    September 16, 2014 

So. Pgh. routes added to Real Time Bus system

The Port Authority will be going live with an additional 17 bus routes in its Real Time Bus Arrival system. Along with the routes that are already active, 25 percent of all routes are now live. In another week, another 15 routes will go live,...

 
 News    September 16, 2014 

Molchany announces $3.4 M in grants for local projects

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, announced the state has committed more than $3.4 million in funding for two local projects. “These funds will help create jobs, strengthen our communities and stimulate the growth of our regional economy,”...

 
 News    September 16, 2014 

Learn the art of stamping at the Carrick Library

Learn the art of rubber stamping at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh -- Carrick on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 6 – 8 p.m. for a beginner’s rubber stamping class for adults ages 16 and older. Everyone will learn how to make their own unique,...

 
 News    September 16, 2014 

Arlington senior center celebrates

The St. Clair AA/Senior C enter, 2400 Elsie Street, will celebrate its 10th Anniversary on September 20 from 6-8 p.m. The celebration will have a 50s theme. Light refreshments will be served. Dress is casual. Admission is free for members and $7 for...

 
 News    September 16, 2014 

Soup kitchen open twice a month

A Giving Heart will be hosting a bi-monthly soup kitchen every second and fourth Tuesday of each month at their community center at 816 Climax Street. The meals are provided to families and individuals in need of a nutritional meal. These meals are...

 
 News    September 16, 2014 

Free pasta and chicken dinner

The Beltzhoover Civic Association’s Feed the Community program will provide free pasta and chicken dinners for all Hilltop residents on Friday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue. The dinner is hosted...

 
 News    September 16, 2014 

Holiday decoration flea market coming to Trinity Church

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a Holiday Flea Market on Friday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The flea market will include decorations for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas in addition to other...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Fresh Fridays produce distribution on September 12

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop continues on the second Friday of the month with the next one on September 12. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Interfaith coalition sponsors first event on Mt. Washington

The Greater Pittsburgh Interfaith Coalition, a new grassroots organization seeking to convene the region’s diverse faith communities, will sponsor its first event on Sunday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. Dr. Lucinda Mosher, director of the interfaith chaplain...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Market House planning dinner dance, Health Fair along with regular activities

The Market House Senior Center has a fun filled September Calendar full of trips, classes, parties and other activities to celebrate Senior Center Month. The center is planning a Fall Dinner Dance September 30 from 4-8 p.m. with dinner, dancing and...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Volunteers needed to help at Knoxville Inclince Overlook

The final Knoxville Incline Overlook volunteer work day is slated for Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the old Knoxville Incline Overlook and trail along Brosville Street. The ReClaim South Ambassador Project aims to highlight the...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Learn how to make your summer harvest last longer

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh -- Mount Washington will present Enjoying Your Harvest & Making it Last by Faith Starr, former host of Living Green With Faith radio on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Join Ms. Starr for this informative and...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Park clean-up on Saturday

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is asking for help to tackle invasive plants and litter on the hillsides of South Side Park on Saturday, Sept. 13 beginning at 9 a.m. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Quarry Field parking lot on 18th Street. A...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Neighborhood clean up in Carrick

The Carrick Community Council is organizing a neighborhood clean up for Thursday, Sept. 18 at 5:30. Volunteers should meet behind Carrick Shopping Center. Gloves and bags will be provided. Volunteers will clean along Brownsville Road and other main...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Multi-parish flea market at this weekend

A Multi-Parish Flea Market hosted by the Catholic Community of South Pittsburgh Youth Ministry will take place the weekend of September 13-14 in the Religious Education Building at St. Albert the Great. The flea market will be from 8 a.m. to noon...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Spaghetti dinner

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a Spaghetti Dinner and Baskets Raffle on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. Meals are $5 for adults, with two free raffle tickets. Dinner for children 12 years and under is $3 and children under 2 are free. Meals...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Emmaus Community to hold a Halloween-themed race

On October 18, the Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh will hold its first Emmaus Spirit Run, a Halloween-themed 5k race event and 1k fun walk along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail in South Side. The festivities and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m....

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Temporary and permanent bike lanes now on bridges in Downtown, South Side

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has announced the county has developed short and long term bike lanes on several bridges within the City of Pittsburgh, including the Andy Warhol Bridge (Seventh Street), the Roberto Clemente Bridge (Sixth...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Health Dept. to pay bounty on old woodstoves, wood-fired boilers

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering County residents cash incentives to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards. The collection event will be held on Saturday,...

 
 News    September 2, 2014

New proposed permit parking area to begin signature drive

Following an informational meeting last week, residents on the north side of East Carson Street between 17th and 26th streets have decided to pursue a permit parking area. A group of 10 people have volunteered to collect signatures from the residents...

 
 News    September 2, 2014

Clean up attracts 250 Duquesne students

On Saturday, Aug. 23, about 250 Duquesne University freshmen students volunteered in a community clean-up in collaboration with the South Side Chamber of Commerce, the PA Resources Council and the...

 
 News    September 2, 2014

Chamber golf tournament this Monday

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Summer Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 8, at Pittsburgh National Golf Club in Gibsonia. The golf tournament will benefit the South Side Chamber of Commerce’s Welcome Center at 1100 East...

 
 News    September 2, 2014

ATV simulator teaches kids safe riding skills at CornFest

The PaOHV ATV Simulator made its Western PA debut at the Carrick Community CornFest. In 4½ hours 59 kids and one adult were given a brief education on ATV safety using the unit. The kids really enjoyed it and learned some ATV skills. The parents...

 

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