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 News    June 30, 2015 

Local teens reveal their goals in CLP-Knoxville laptop contest

When Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville announced plans to renovate the library and temporarily close the branch for the $3.2 million update, teen specialist Brandi Cox , a Knoxville resident, wondered what the neighborhood teens would do...

 
 News    June 30, 2015 

Rudiak introduces legislation to make city documents simpler

Pittsburgh City Councilor Natalia Rudiak (District 4) has introduced a bill requiring city employees to make documents -- everything from public notices, to forms, the city website, and more-- easier to read, recognize, and understand. The bill...

 
 News    June 30, 2015 

Next Fresh Fridays free produce distribution is Friday, July 10

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, July 10. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh...

 
 News    June 30, 2015 

Pittsburgh utilities unite with city to fight utility imposters

Pennsylvania American Water, Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA), and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. have joined Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O’Connor and other councilmembers, and the Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania...

 
 News    June 30, 2015 

Goodwill's RISE youth job training program offers two new components

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Reentry through Industry Specific Education (RISE) Project to assist area youth is currently seeking candidates. Now entering its fourth year, the successful job-training program has added two new...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

CLP-Knoxville closing on Saturday for year-long renovations

Residents in Knoxville will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the community, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will begin renovations...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

URA honored with awards for the SouthSide Works, Riverfront Park

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Pittsburgh received three Best of Act 2 Contest Awards for SouthSide Works at the Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference, held May 13-15 in Erie, PA. SouthSide Works won in the “Shop,” “Hip” and...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Police look for Mount bank robber

Pittsburgh Police are looking for a bank robbery suspect who robbed the First Niagara Bank in Mount Washington. At approximately 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 15 Zone 3 Officers responded to a bank...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

First Sweet Saturdays a success for Mount Oliver

On June 13, things got a little sweeter in Mt. Oliver. Sweet Saturdays came to fruition because of the closing of Kullman’s Bakery and the need to fill that void for the residents and visitors. Sweet Saturdays is a community sale in which anyone wi...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Detour in place for northbound Route 88

PennDOT District 11 was slated to begin a long-term closure of northbound Route 88 (Library Road) at the intersection with Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard), June 22 weather permitting. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday night, northbound Route 88 was...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Oasis seeks tutors to help local kids

Oasis is looking for volunteer tutors in the neighborhood who can give an hour a week to change a child’s life forever. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and older. All materials, books, and...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Last hump cleanup is Wednesday

The Carrick Community Council will host a “last hump of the month community cleanup” on Wednesday, June 24. Volunteers meet behind Carrick shopping center, behind Dunkin Donuts and RiteAid, at 6 p.m. for bags gloves and clean up assignment. The...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Learn how to take care of the urban forest as a tree tender

Learn how to be a tree tender and help take care of the urban forest. Tree tenders are making a difference in Pittsburgh, planting trees and caring for existing ones--ensuring a healthy urban forest for generations to come. Tree Tenders take an...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Car wash and bake sale Sat.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, will hold a Car Wash and Bake Sale on Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Public invited to weigh in on color for sister bridges across Allegheny

Built in the 1920’s, the “Sister Bridges” – Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street), Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) and Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) – are all scheduled to be rehabilitated over the next few years. As part of that work, each of the...

 
 News    June 16, 2015  
 News    June 16, 2015

City expands free summer meal program for kids and teens

The City of Pittsburgh is expanding its free summer breakfast, lunch, and snack program for kids and teens to more than 125 locations across the city. GrubUp will continue year-round, adding out-of-school time meals to all 10 Citiparks sites this...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

Carrick mulching party today

Join the Carrick Tree Tenders and Tree Pittsburgh as they care for the trees along Brownsville Road in Carrick on Tuesday June 16 at 6 p.m. at the corner of Brownsville Road and Churchview Avenue.   Activities will include weeding, mulching,...

 
 News    June 16, 2015  
 News    June 16, 2015

Covered-dish dinner Wednesday at South Side Presbyterian Church

The South Side Presbyterian Church will host a Neighborhood Covered-dish Dinner on Wednesday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m. Everyone attending is to bring a dish to share, so neighbors can enjoy each other’s company and favorite foods.  Call 412-431-0118...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

Emmaus is again named one of best nonprofits to work for in the country

The Nonprofit Times, a leading national publication serving the non-profit sector, recently selected the South Side-based Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh as one of the 2015 Best NonProfits to Work For in the country. The Emmaus Community was ranked as...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

Activities for all ages now at Grandview Park

Grandview Park will host a variety of activities throughout the summer. BYS Yoga will be in the park every Sunday thru September from 10:30-11:30 a.m. There is a $5 fee per week. Citiparks Movies in the Park play at dusk every Saturday through...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

Program on container gardening at the Mount Washington Library

Bob Madden of Garden Dreams Urban Farm and Nursery will be presenting a program on container gardening at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh—Mount Washington. The program is being held on Saturday June 20 at 2 p.m. Contact the library for more...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

Free picnic for all on June 19

The Beltzhoover Civic Association will host a free Picnic Dinner with Music on Friday, June 19 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the picnic and the smooth sounds...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

Port Authoring holding public hearing, accepting comments on ConnectCard

Port Authority will accept public comment through July 15, and host a public hearing on June 30, regarding its proposal to charge a one-time $5 fee for its ConnectCard. More than 350,000 ConnectCards have been distributed for free but the authority...

 

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