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Articles from the April 7, 2015 edition

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Mt. O. City block watch learns more about the status of area projects

Block watch coordinator Suzanne Photos began the March 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch with an update on the tentative revitalization plan for the former St. Clair Village and adjacent neighborhood. She said she talked to...

 

Volunteers surveying Beltzhoover properties to develop a community blight reduction plan

Volunteers are being sought to help conduct a condition survey of all residential property in Beltzhoover. The project involves conducting a comprehensive inventory of more than 1,500 parcels in Beltzhoover, after which a framework of a blight...

 

Real estate transactions for issue of 04-07-15

16th Ward Kenneth Balch to Demetrius Davis at 501 Fisher St. for $28,200. Thomas Shorall Jr. to Saddle Light Capital LLC at 3221 Mary St. for $74,000. David Richie II et al. to Stacey Legum at 228 Sterling St. for $45,000. 17th Ward Jason Tavenner...

 

South Side RPP issues

One topic raised at the March 17 Planning Forum meeting was, once again, Residential Permit Parking (RPP). Mr. Ray Gastil, Director of Pittsburgh’s City Planning, was in attendance to field questions about all things “City Planning.” Comments...

 

Fresh Fridays resumes free produce distribution this week

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

 

Upcoming City of Pittsburgh 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 53/15 on...

 

South Pittsburghers honored at Carnegie Library Annual Meeting

During its annual public meeting on March 31, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Board of Trustees honored Mike Smialek of the North Hills as its 2014 Advocate of the Year and Emily MacIntyre of...

 

City Theatre announces season

City Theatre has announced the first three plays of the 2015-2016 season scheduled to kick-off October 10. City’s 41st season will feature six new works as well as one special event. The three regular season plays, all Pittsburgh premieres, are...

 

South Side's Graffiti Watch holding meeting on how residents can help

Graffiti Watch, a volunteer action group of the South Side Community Council, is holding a community meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 9 at the Brashear Association, 2000 Sarah Street, to explain about the variety of ways area residents can...

 

Ormsby registering for spring/summer activities

Ormsby Community Center is offering a variety of spring and summer programs for city residents. Boxing Aerobics for youth ages 8-16 will be offered on Mondays from April 20 through May 25. The aerobics program will teach the fundamentals of basic box...

 

Kids' programs continue at the Carrick Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick is continuing youth activities during April. Kids can come and do homework at the library, where a professional tutor will be on hand to help with questions. Snacks will be provided. Homework Help...

 

Spring Redd Up coming

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up during March, April and May is on a pace to attract 400 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in a five county area. “Based on this participation, we’re upping the volunteer turnout number to 16,000...

 

Watershed awareness/rain barrel workshop

PA Resources Council is offering a series of Watershed Awareness/Rain Barrel Workshops. Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water, to supply non-chlorinated water for gardening and to keep excess water out of the stormwater system, thus alleviat...

 

Study shows each hour watching television increases diabetes risk

A well-known lifestyle intervention already proven to increase physical activity levels and decrease weight has now been shown to successfully reduce participants’ time spent sitting and watching television, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate...

 

City begins 2015 street resurfacing program

The Department of Public Works will begin the 2015 Street Resurfacing Program this week. The following South Pittsburgh streets will be milled and paved, weather permitting: S. 18th Street (Wharton to Mary) - Milled: April 8; Paved: TBD. S. 18th...

 

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