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 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    News    July 22, 2014 

Carrick substitutes for the Bronx in new Gyllenhall movie

Bringing Hollywood magic to the border of Carrick and Brentwood, local artists quickly transformed Brownsville Road at Maytide Street into New York's Bronx last week, setting the stage for the...

 
 By Tom Smith    News    July 22, 2014 

Hilltop Community Health Center moving to Mt. Washington July 28

Although only 10 years old, the Hilltop Community Health Center's (HCHC) roots began 40 years ago in Sto Rox with a program developed by two priests and an nun, Joanne Andiorio, COO of the HCHC, expla...

 
 News    July 22, 2014 

New website supports Penna attorneys and civil legal aid

A website redesigned to better serve attorneys, financial institutions and others who support civil legal aid for the state’s poorest individuals and families has been launched by the Pennsylvania Interest on Lawyers Trust Account, or IOLTA,...

 
 News    July 22, 2014 

Call before you start digging

As summer approaches and people start to work on outdoor projects, the message of calling 811 at least three days before digging is more important than ever. Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania also reminds all homeowners that in addition to calling 811...

 
 News    July 22, 2014 

Free lunch for kids at Trinity

Free lunch is available to all kids age 18 and younger at theTrinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road. There isn’t a fee for lunch and registration isn’t required. The meal is available from noon to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday until...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Mayor says a compromise is planned to keep a dog park in Mt. Washington

Mayor William Peduto last week announced a compromise aimed at keeping a dog park in Mount Washington, but removing it from the space it currently occupies in Olympia Park some area residents objected to. “I realize that many people in Mount...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Councilwoman Rudiak in NY, NY to learn more about pre-school

The Grable Foundation has partnered with The Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC) to design a series of learning tours to foster innovative early childhood education, strategies and policies. Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Carrick High marching band holding an all-years reunion

Alumni of the Carrick High School Raider Marching Band have organized a reunion for marching band members from all years on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2 p.m. at South Park, Silent Brook Grove. The cost is $15 per person which will include a catered meal and...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Gardening Thyme on Mount

Faith Starr, host of Living Green With Faith radio show, will present a series of Gardening Thyme programs at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh--Mt. Washington. The first program will be held on July 16, at 6:30 p.m. on the topic of Companion...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Grandview Park barbecue

Pittsburgh Urban Gardening Project and the Burgh Bites Cart will host a Sunday Barbecue in Grandview Park on July 20 from 2-6 p.m. The menu will include a corn roast, wood fired jerk wings, roasted pork butt, homemade Italian sausage and more. There...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Lanes shifted at Rt. 51 Overbrook jug handle

PennDOT has shifted traffic on northbound Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) onto the newly constructed jug handle. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained on northbound Route 51 during peak travel hours. Motorists can access Route 88 or continue...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Msgr. Cianca to be ordained Bishop

The Most Reverend, John P. Walzer, D.D. Patriarch of the Charismatic Catholic Church will ordain and consecrate Victor Stephen Cianca to the Sacred Order of Bishop in Christ’s One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church on Saturday, July 26 at 2 p.m....

 
 News    July 15, 2014

St. Basil Parish annual festival features rides, games and food

St. Basil Parish, 1735 Brownsville Road will host its annual six night festival from July 21-26 on the parish grounds from 7-10 p.m. There will be children’s and adult games, refreshments, a bake sale, drawings, a Chinese auction, a flea market,...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Help a child learn to read, become an OASIS tutor

Help a child learn to read by becoming an OASIS tutor. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and over. All materials, books, and supplies are provided by OASIS at no cost. Ongoing education is offered...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Sen. Fontana introduces ride-sharing legislation in state Senate

Legislation that would provide a remedy to the Public Utility Commission’s (PUC) ruling that bars Uber and Lyft from offering ride-sharing transportation alternatives in Allegheny County has been introduced in the state Senate by Sen. Wayne...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Participation up in city's summer youth employment program

Participation in the city of Pittsburgh’s Summer Youth Employment Program has almost doubled over last year, and a task force named by Mayor William Peduto is working on expanding the program further in 2015. At the start of the program 521 youths...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Blue Moon Weekend to explore: Science Fiction or Fact at CSC

Carnegie Science Center’s Big Blue Summer continues July 19-20 with Blue Moon Weekend. It’s the second of three blue-themed weekends this summer, all featuring the Science Center’s newest exhibit, BLUE! During Blue Moon events all weekend,...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

First Open Streets Pittsburgh event will be Sunday on Market Street

Open Streets Pittsburgh will hold its first free event downtown on Sunday, July 20, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to noon Market Street to the Clemente Bridge will be open for everyone to enjoy with activities including yoga, Zumba, dance classes, a...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

City starts protected bike lane project

Mayor William Peduto has announced the first phases of the city’s new protected bike lane program, to be built in Schenley Park, Greenfield and Downtown. More lanes will follow around the city in partnership with People for Bikes and the Green...

 
 News    July 8, 2014

Fresh Fridays produce distribution July 11

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop continues on the second Friday of the month with the next one on July 11. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick...

 
 News    July 8, 2014

South Side Park trail work beginning this week

As part of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association’s (SSSNA) grant award to improve South Side Park, the organization is partnering with Mount Washington CDC’s Emerald View Trail Corps to improve the hiking trails in the park. Pending...

 
 News    July 8, 2014

Hilltop health center moving up to So. Hills Retirement Residence

Fourteen years ago members of the Beltzhoover neighborhood approached Father Regis Ryan and Sto-Rox Family Health Center and requested an outreach program for their community. It was at that moment the non-profit Hilltop Community Health Center...

 
 News    July 8, 2014

Carrick mulching party

Join the Carrick Tree Tenders and Tree Pittsburgh as they care for newly planted trees in Carrick. A Mulching Party will be held on Tuesday, July 15 from 6-8 p.m. Activities will include weeding, mulching, adjusting stakes, getting to know...

 

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