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Holiday lights will return to E. Carson, after construction

South Side will be a little less festive this holiday season without the snowflake lights decorating East Carson Street, but not because of a lack of desire on the part of the South Side Chamber of...

ACHD awards mini-grants for overdose prevention, including two in S. Pittsburgh

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) recently awarded five mini-grants totaling $47,500 to community organizations working to prevent fatal opioid overdoses in communities disproportionately impacted by overdoses. Each of the...

Winter heating bill assistance available

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) application period for the 2018-19 LIHEAP season is still open. Pennsylvanians who used LIHEAP during the 2017-18 season and who received a pre-season application or green postcard may use a...

Carrick library has programs in December for toddlers to adults

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick will host a variety of activities during December. Activities and programs include: Family PlayShop - Tuesdays, Dec. 4 and 18, from 10:30 –11:30 a.m. Children learn and grow through play. Laugh, discover...

Non-profits can apply for Catalytic Grants from Neighborhood Allies

Neighborhood Allies is calling for letters of intent (LOIs) from local organizations who seek a Catalytic Grant to support neighborhood revitalization projects that promote healthier, stronger communities in Pittsburgh. Catalytic grant requests...

Carol Sing in Mt. Washington on December 13

Grace Anglican Church in Mt. Washington will hold a Carol Sing on Thursday, Dec. 13 beginning at 7 p.m. Fellowship, hot chocolate, cider and refreshments will follow. All are welcome to attend. Grace Anglican Church is at 319 West Sycamore Street,...

South Side Park building a bright future, one bridge at a time

Go for a relaxing hike through South Side Park this holiday season and take in some spectacular views of the city. The hike will be even more enjoyable as one of the park's trails, the Tombstone...

Free Christmas breakfast at HTUM Church

A free pancake and sausage breakfast, catered by Breakfast at Shelly’s, will take place at Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E Warrington Avenue, on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 9-11 a.m. The breakfast includes Christmas activities and crafts, plus...

St. George calendars on sale in A-town

St. George calendars are now available in Allentown. These 2019 calendars feature a different color photo from St. George Church (St. John Vianney) for each month. Calendars are available for a donation of $10 at Dollar Bank, 820 Warrington Avenue....

Free concert with One Voice ensemble at Grace Anglican

The “One Voice” Christian Vocal Ensemble, directed by David F. Pressau, will present a free concert for Advent on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. “One Voice” is an inter-denominational Christian Vocal Ensemble in the Pittsburgh area. The ensemble...

Carrick will light it up on December 7

Carrick Light Up Night will take place on Friday, Dec 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Dairy District Pavilion 1529 Brownville Road. The evening will feature local school choirs, dancers, Christmas music with local bands and Santa Claus. Father Levi...

Real estate transfers for issue of Dec. 4, 2018

16th Ward Estate of Ann Kasan to Oakdale Development LLC at 2213 Carey Way for $100,000. Z & S Realty Inc. to Chelsea Freeman at 1501 Eleanor St. for $109,000. Catherine Fischer to Laura Vardy...

Borough of Mt. Oliver 2019 Budget

Borough of Mt. Oliver 2019 Budget A proposed budget for the fiscal year 2019 for the Borough of Mt. Oliver will be available for public inspection at the Borough Office, 150 Brownsville Road. It will be on display during regular business hours...

Ordinances 976 & 977

The following Ordinances will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM, 150 Brownsville Road: Ordinance 976 – Stormwater Management Ordinance An ordinance of the Borough...

COMMON VIOLATIONS

This is just a short working list of codes & “titles” and is not comprehensive or to be used for anything other than personal reference. All code books are available for purchase through the Bureau of Building Inspection if more information is...

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • 44 Pius LP, 44 Pius Street, 17th Ward, Codes 115.1, 108.2. The following Housing...

Zoning Board hearing

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 293/18 on...

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearing in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1606 E. Carson Street, Frank C....

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