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 News    January 27, 2015 

Local artist's painting featured at National Aviary

An original painting by artist Johno Prascak was unveiled at the National Aviary to celebrate the return of their Wings & Wildlife Art Show after a more than 10 year hiatus. The show will open...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private partnerships,...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

City to launch new online permitting site for park shelters

The City of Pittsburgh has launched the first phase of its Online Facility Reservations website. For the first time in city history, residents can now visit the new registration site, create an online account and view available facilities. The city...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

PAAR, Propel Schools receive ACMS grants

The Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Foundation recently awarded grants of $10,000 per year for three years to Pittsburgh Action Against Rape for the expansion of curriculum of its “Parents in the Know” program and $25,000 to Propel School...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

Mayor names contributors to 'Undercover Boss' fund

Mayor William Peduto has released the names of core Pittsburgh stakeholders that provided funding to support “Undercover Boss.” The show aired Dec. 21, 2014. VisitPittsburgh, the region’s convention and tourism bureau, was the first to donate $...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

Money in Your Pocket Coalition to provide free tax preparation

United Way, in partnership with the Money in Your Pocket Coalition, is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying residents across the region. PA 2-1-1 Southwest, United Way’s 24/7 human services helpline, has begun scheduling...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

Oasis seeking tutors to help area children learn to read

Oasis is seeking tutors willing to spend an hour a week to help a neighborhood child learn to read. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and over. All materials, books, and supplies are provided by...

 
 News    January 27, 2015 

Santa Maria services Feb. 1

Sancta Maria Magdalena will be celebrating the Blessings of Candles for the Feast of the Presentation after the Divine Liturgy on Sunday Feb.1 at 5 p.m. at their worship site, The Oasis Center, 1912 Brownsville Rd. Carrick. A buffet dinner will be...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

South Side VFW Post 6675 renamed to honor local man

South Side VFW Post 6675 underwent a change on Saturday when they became the Sgt. James P. Cryster Memorial VFW Post 6675. Sgt. James Perry Cryster III, a South Side resident, died in Vietnam on...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Pittsburgh launches pilot version of snow plow tracking website

The City of Pittsburgh has launched a pilot version of the Snow Plow Tracker website designed to give residents a real-time update on the current location and travel history of Public Works vehicles d...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

11th Annual South Side Soup Contest on Saturday, Feb. 21

The popular South Side Soup Contest will celebrate its 11th year at the 2015 Soup Contest on Saturday, Feb. 21, from noon to 3 p.m. This year will feature 25 restaurants paired with business or...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Learn to make Pop Des Fleur for South Side site locations

The South Side Community Council’s Green N’ At Committee is working with the Fiber Arts Guild to have the South Side as a testing installation site for the Pop des Fleur program. Pop des Fleur primarily uses colorful recycled materials to bring...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Applications are now available for the spring 2015 Love Your Block grants

Applications are available for the servePGH Spring 2015 Love Your Block grant award program. The block revitalization program gives organizations up to $1,000 in funds and donated supplies for a neighborhood block improvement project that mobilizes...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Small Business Resouce Fair is a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs

The Mayor’s Office in partnership with the URA will host a complimentary, government focused, Small Business Resource Fair on Monday, Feb. 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. on the sixth floor of the City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Downtown. The purpose...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Northbound lane of Birmingham Bridge closed unitl March 15

PennDOT District 11 has closed a northbound lane on the Birmingham Bridge (Route 2085). The northbound right hand lane on the bridge is closed to traffic around-the-clock through Sunday, March 15 as crews conduct steel repairs. Northbound bicycle...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Trinity Lutheran Church needs help for Soup and Sandwich Day

On Saturday, Jan. 24, Trinity Lutheran Church will be holding a mission project, a Soup and Sandwich Day, at the church. They will be serving a variety of soups, sandwiches and desserts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for any and all to come for a free hot...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Prince of Peace Lenten series

Prince of Peace Parish will present a seven-session series during Lent to listen to teachings and explore answers to questions about God and finding ultimate purpose in life. The program will begin with dinner each evening at the Prince of Peace...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Learn composting, vermicomposting at PA Resources Council workshops

PA Resources Council is host several classes for those who are not sure what to do with their kitchen, garden, leaves, and yard scraps; would like natural, home-made compost for their lawns; and, gardens and to expand their recycling efforts to...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

County Health Department accepting nominations for EnviroStar awards

The Allegheny County Health Department is accepting nominations for its annual EnviroStar awards which honor local businesses and organizations for voluntary pollution prevention practices undertaken in 2014. “Pollution prevention not only...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Sen. Fontana appointed Democratic chair of Urban Affairs and Housing Committee

State Senator Wayne Fontana has been named Democratic Chair of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee. “I am pleased with this committee assignment and will use my position to help cities like Pittsburgh and its outlying communities grow...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Clothing drive aims to break world record

Donate old clothing and help break a world record by visiting Delanie's Coffee 1737 East Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15203 on Saturday, Jan. 17. Bring all used clothing items for donation or recycle...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Seniors get new exercise equipment at South Side Market House senior center

City residents 60 and over, or with a spouse 60 and over, are welcome to come to the South Side Market House where they have a sew state of the art exercise room. The new equipment includes user...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

UPMC Health Plan partnering with LifeSpan for healthier active lives

UPMC Health Plan is partnering with LifeSpan Inc., “Resources and Services for Seniors,” to provide older adults in Allegheny county with a variety of services and equipment designed to help them lead healthier and more active lives. Grand...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Register now for enfrollment in Goodwill Employment Training Center

Goodwill is now enrolling students in the Goodwill Employment Training Center (GETC), the agency’s state-approved private licensed school located in Goodwill’s Workforce Development Center in the Lawrenceville area of Pittsburgh. The next...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Chamber hosting networking event for Cupid race

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will host a “Happy Hour” networking event on Thursday, Jan. 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Dollar Bank South Side location, 1712 East Carson Street. Local business people and community members are welcome to come,...

 

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