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Articles from the January 22, 2013 edition

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 By Sarah Beth Martin    News

Art Institue students work on Allentown project

“Today, we’re here to measure and document what’s here, and to figure out how to make it better.” Lisa Whitney said these words in reference to the former Bud’s Hardware... — Updated 1/22/2013


Open space, zipline and charter schools discussed on Mount

At its first regular forum meeting of the year, the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) formally welcomed its new executive director, Jason Kambitsis, and hosted two guest speakers with plans for moving Pitts... — Updated 1/22/2013


Whitehall AARP welcomes new members to join

Everyone is welcome to join the Pittsburgh Whitehall Chapter AARP Chapter #2050 at their monthly meetings with entertainment, trips, bowling league, bridge, “500” card club, newsletter, Christmas party and end of year banquet.... — Updated 1/22/2013


OASIS needs tutors

Become an OASIS is looking for tutor to help a children in the neighborhood 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... — Updated 1/22/2013


Programs listed for Carrick library

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Carrick has a variety of upcoming programs coming up in January and February. Winter Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers is on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. through February 28. Parents and their... — Updated 1/22/2013


Vive la France! After Hours @ the Library: Late night returns

Ooh La La! Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s popular After Hours @ the Library: Late Night returns – this time with a French flair. Guests of past events have enjoyed socializing over music, refreshments and grown-up games while... — Updated 1/22/2013


South Side branch library lists upcoming programs and activities

Indoor winter activities are gearing up with something for everyone from toddlers to college students and beyond at Carnegie Library - South Side, 2205 East Carson Street. Kids are welcome to stop by the library each week for a... — Updated 1/22/2013


Ready Freddy Kindergarten enrollment at Arlington School

Parents of children entering kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year are invited to a special parent ‘Welcome Center’ on Monday, Feb. 11 from 8:15-9:15 a.m. or 1:30-3:00 p.m. at Arlington primary school, 2429 Charcot Street... — Updated 1/22/2013


Zoning Board hearings

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... — Updated 1/22/2013


Real estate transactions for issue of 1/22/13

16th Ward Triko Enterprises Inc. to Triko Holdings Inc. at 2214 E. Carson St. for $153,000. Anthony Orio Jr. to Rick Horn Construction Inc. at 24 Eleanor St. for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $3,978). Jeffery B... — Updated 1/22/2013


Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • David M. Crown, 277 Paul Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.4, 302.7, 30... — Updated 1/22/2013


Let the kids alone

I agree with the Letter to the editor several weeks ago (My First Amendment rights, Oct. 9, 2012). Freedom of expression is sweeping in its meaning and application, including the right to “panhandle” under reasonable... — Updated 1/22/2013


Alyssa B. Dunlap

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Alyssa B. Dunlap graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military... — Updated 1/22/2013


Residential permit parking will be discussed on Mount

Residential permit parking may be expanding soon in Mount Washington. Residents in the neighborhood have approached the City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning about additional permit parking areas. The next step in the... — Updated 1/22/2013


Ashley V. Hogan

 Air Force Airman Ashley V. Hogan graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and... — Updated 1/22/2013


Mount Washington resident to receive the Manifesting the Kingdom Award

It’s not just because she’s been a converted Catholic for over 50 years. It isn’t even because she’s been called the “Queen of Funnel Cakes.” For Lois Keller, a member of Saint Mary of the Mount parish, receiving the... — Updated 1/22/2013


Margaret Hurney, South Side businesswoman for 44 years

The South Side recently lost a figure who was part grandmother, part unofficial community mayor. Metropolitan Cleaners owner Margaret Hurney was 85 when she died on January 7. She owned and ran the dry cleaner for 44 years. Her... — Updated 1/22/2013


Ream Recreation Center on Mt. Washington reopens

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and City Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith joined community members at Ream Recreation Center in Mount Washington for a pizza party and ribbon cutting re-opening... — Updated 1/22/2013


Mayor calls all hands on deck with safety blitz of the South Side Flats

The initial results of the South Side public safety blitz included 19 arrests, 94 citations, 42 towed vehicles and 14 non-traffic citations issued on Friday night. No bars were repo... — Updated 1/22/2013


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