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Articles from the January 29, 2019 edition

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This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Patricia Jones, 95 Craighead Street, 18th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Karl Boscia...

 

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 case 34/19 on...

 

Soup contest tickets on sale February 1

The 2019 South Side Soup Contest is on Saturday, Feb. 16, from noon to 3 p.m. It features tasty soups created by South Side chefs at South Side restaurants and again featured and served in South Side...

 

Drowned Hogs planning a dip in the Mon on February 2

The Pittsburrrgh Drowned Hogs are looking for all daring devils willing to assist Pennsylvania's most famous rodent in predicting spring's arrival by jumping into the Monongahela River at the 18th...

 

Strategy for Carson taking shape with task force formation

South Side stakeholders came together last week to take the next steps to solve problems, real and perceived, associated with the neighborhood’s business district. Josette Fitzgibbons, neighborhood business district manager for the Urban...

 

Boro council reminds residents of bulk storage and dumpster fees, new street opening permits

A proposal to turn the former Mt. Oliver School building into a health and care giving facility operated by the human service agency Auberle will go before the borough Zoning Hearing Board at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12 in the fire hall, 120 Brownsville Rd....

 

Officials announce city property tax relief plan

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr., Representatives Ed Gainey and Sara Innamorato, and Mayor William Peduto have announced plans for a property tax relief program for Pittsburgh. As Pittsburgh continues to experience increased investment and...

 

Kumanchik announces for District 3 Council

Oakland resident and Democrat, Chris Kumanchik, has announced his candidacy for Pittsburgh City Council District 3. Mr. Kumanchik stated he is not happy with City Council President Bruce Kraus’s leadership as Council tramples on citizen’s rights...

 

Women Sharing Wisdom at So. Side Presbyterian

The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes women of all ages to Women Sharing Wisdom, a diverse group that gathers the first Saturday every month at 10:30 a.m. - noon. Women Sharing Wisdom is a safe and welcoming time for supportive friendships,...

 

SSAA ball sign-ups continue

Registration for South Side Athletic Association’s baseball and softball teams will continue on February 1, 6-8 p.m. at the Ormsby Recreation Center, 79 S. 22nd Street. Registration fees are: $50 for children 12 and under and $60 for children 13...

 

Brashear helped 550+ families over the holidays

The Brashear Association, a South Pittsburgh community service agency, sustained a high level of service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past seven years, Brashear has consistently provided food assistance and...

 

History Center to honor Black History Month with events, exhibits, special film screenings

 The Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center interprets and preserves African American heritage year-round through a variety of events and exhibitions curated by the museum's...

 

Shapiro warns student to beware of scams

Earlier this month, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and a coalition of 49 other Attorneys General announced a settlement with Career Education Corporation (CEC), the former operator of Sanford-Brown and Le Cordon Bleu schools. The settlement provides...

 

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