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 News    February 2, 2016 

No soup for you if you miss the South Side Soup Contest

The popular South Side Soup Contest will celebrate its 12th year at the 2016 Soup Contest on Saturday, Feb. 20, from noon to 3 p.m., in South Side’s historic East Carson Street business district. VIP Soup Contest tickets are now on sale on the...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

So. Side Community Council surveying residents about permit parking program

The South Side Community Council (SSCC) is collecting information from residents regarding their experiences with the City of Pittsburgh Residential Permit Parking Program now in effect in much of the South Side Flats. The survey can be completed...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Emmaus seeking nominations for annual Ken Wagner Award

The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh is seeking nominations of individuals who have followed in the footsteps of the Emmaus co-founder, Ken Wagner, by living a life of service and compassion. The Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service, established...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Group working to preserve St. George Church

The St. George Church Preservation Society (SGCPS), a group of St. John Vianney parishioners, is planning to appeal Bishop David Zubik’s decision to close St. John Vianney Church, (formerly St. George Church) in Allentown. After meetings with...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Resolution recognizes Stalking Awareness Month

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives last week unanimously adopted H.R. 642, introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny. The resolution recognizes January 2016 as Stalking Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. January is National Stalking...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Prince of Peace Mass change

During the Lenten Season, the weekday Mass, Monday through Friday, at Prince of Peace Parish will be celebrated an noon at St. Adalbert Church. The Mass was originally celebrated at 10 a.m....

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

GCU Lodge flea market

GCU Lodge 28 will hold a flea market and homemade chicken noodle soup sale at St. John the Baptist, 1720 Jane Street, South Side from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20-21. This is a matching funds fundraiser with all proceeds...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Port Authority schedules fare changes public hearing

Port Authority of Allegheny County has scheduled two public hearings to accept testimony on its transit fare proposal, which aims to simplify its system and lower fares for about a quarter of its current ridership. The hearings will be held from 11...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Pittsburgh selected to participate in National League of Cities' project

Pittsburgh is one of eight cities that has been competitively selected to participate in its The National League of Cities’ Financial Inclusion Systems and City Leadership (FISCL) project.  Mayor William Peduto will join with his colleagues from...

 
 News    February 2, 2016 

Apply for Highmark Foundation grant in Healthy School Environment program

The Highmark Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Creating a Healthy School Environment Grant and Awards Program, which will make available a total of $375,000 for schools grades K-12 in Pennsylvania ($300,000) and West...

 
 News    January 26, 2016

Free soup lunch Jan. 30 at Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road in Mount Oliver, will hold a “Soup-er Lunch” on Saturday, Jan. 30 from noon to 2 p.m. There is no charge to eat-in with a variety of homemade soups and breads. All are welcome. Soup will also be...

 
 News    January 26, 2016

Bake sale at the Oasis Center

The Oasis Center, 1912 Brownsville Road in Carrick Bake will hold a Bake Sale on Saturday, Jan. 30 11a.m.-2 p.m. There will be free coffee and deserts during the sale. For more information, call 412-586-5621....

 
 News    January 26, 2016

Attorney General reaches settlement with CVS in PA

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane’s office announced a $450,000 consumer protection settlement with Pennsylvania CVS Pharmacy, L.L.C. The settlement follows allegations the company violated a 2010 agreement in which it agreed to...

 
 News    January 26, 2016

County Bar Association appoints South Side attorney to committee

The Allegheny County Bar Association has appointed attorney Ronald L. Hicks to serve on its new Ad Hoc Committee for Diversity and Gender Equality.  The ACBA recently formed the Diversity & Gender Equality Ad Hoc Committee to advise and assist its...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

Updates Hilltop Farm Master Plan at block watch meeting

The Mt. Oliver/St. Clair Block Watch and the Hilltop Alliance will make a public presentation of the Hilltop Farm Master Plan at the block watch's regular meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28, 7-8:30 p.m. at...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

Friends combine to develop a song for a California centennial

Friends for more than 60 years, two South Pittsburgh women joined together to develop a song for a California centennial. Dolores (Dorsey) Fortini McTaggart and Carolyn Stasenko Scharer attended the University of Pittsburgh on honor scholarships...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

Nina Ricciardi is named to St. Vincent Fall Dean's List

A South Pittsburgh student was among the 575 students named to the Dean’s List of Saint Vincent College for the fall 2015 semester, according to Dean of Studies Alice Kaylor. Nina Ricciardi, a senior in Political Science from South Side, earned...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

Carrick High Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for 2016

The Carrick High Alumni Sports Hall of Fame, one of the oldest high school Halls of Fame in Western Pennsylvania, is seeking nominees for its 21st annual installation.  The installation ceremonies will take place at a luncheon in the Grand Ballroom...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

State Sen. Costa announces re-election bid

State Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) has announced he will seek re-election to the Senate of Pennsylvania from the 43rd District. “This is a very difficult time with many challenges to overcome, that’s why it’s important to...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

PA Resources Council will hold workshops in the first quarter of '16

 The Pennsylvania Resources Council has released its Winter 2016 schedule of workshops to take place in January, February and March at several locations in Allegheny County.  To register for a PRC workshop, visit www.prc.org/programs or call...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

Prince of Peace Parish offering course on Catholic discipleship

Prince of Peace Parish will offer a seven-week course in basic Catholic discipleship titled “Following in Christ” and the second of a three-part endeavor in “The New Pentecost” evangelization movement encouraged by St. John Paul II, Pope...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

Connolly named mission director at Pittsburgh Mercy

William Connolly has been appointed mission director at Pittsburgh Mercy, a part of Trinity Health, serving in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, one of the region’s largest health and social service nonprofits. Mr. Connolly will lead the...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

Nominating petitions for April 26 Primary Election are now available

Nominating petitions for local Republican County Committee man and woman offices will be available on Tuesday, January 19. Nominating petitions may be obtained by visiting the Elections Division in Room 601 of the County Office Building located at...

 

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