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Articles from the February 5, 2019 edition

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So. Pgh. Housing Court

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Prop LLC, 12 German Square, 17th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. All Housing Court cases are...

 

Mt. Oliver Housing Court

Results for the Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases on Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Eric Grayson, 243 Anthony Street, Mt. Oliver Borough, 302.1,...

 

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...

 

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, February 6, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1606 E. Carson Street, Frank C....

 

County accepting ballfield permit applications today

The Allegheny County Parks Department will accept ballfield permit applications from organized baseball, softball and soccer leagues from Tuesday, Feb. 5, through Monday, Feb. 25. Applications must be filed in person by team representatives during...

 

Mt. Oliver Ordinances to be considered on Monday, Feb. 18

The following Ordinances will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM, 150 Brownsville Road: Ordinance 978 – Rental Licenses An ordinance of the Borough of Mt. Oliver to...

 

South Side Open Mic night Friday

 The next Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 – 9 p.m., and welcomes singers, poets, readers, dancers, comedians, and more to the stage. Those interested in sharing should call 412-431-0118 to...

 

PA Attorney General files charges against Pgh. water authority

Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed 161 criminal charges against the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority for failing to notify residents when the agency replaced lead water lines – creating health risks for affected households. The attorney gene...

 

City seeking contractor proposals for the City Cuts Senior Lawn-Cutting Program

The City of Pittsburgh is soliciting bids for the second year of its City Cuts lawn-cutting program, and is holding meetings for interested contractors. Solicitation #19000024 went live on Beacon, the city’s transparent, web-based procurement...

 

Walk with LifeSpan at the Walk for Healthy Community

Be part of LifeSpan’s Team for the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on Saturday, May 11, at Stage AE, Northshore. Registration is at 7:45 a.m. with the 5K Walk at 9 a.m. and the One Mile Fun Walk at 9:15 a.m. Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield...

 

Carrick Branch Library programs for February

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick is offering programs for adults and youth during February and March. Programs for adults include: Adult Open Craft Hour is on Mondays at 12 p.m. each week is a place to relax and have fun with a craft...

 

Rep. Wheatley to introduce legislation for infrastructure

In coming days state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will join with state Rep. Thomas Murt, R-Montgomery, to introduce legislation that would jumpstart a massive infrastructure initiative – one that would rebuild communities and neighborhoods...

 

Gov. Wolf proposes plan to raise minimum wage to $15

Governor Tom Wolf is proposing to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $12 an hour. “Pennsylvania must be a place where hard work is rewarded. But our minimum wage hasn’t changed in a decade and too many hardworking people are struggling to...

 

Pittsburgh receives upgraded credit rating of AA- from Standard & Poors

The City of Pittsburgh has received an upgraded credit rating, with agencies praising the city’s financial management and operating surpluses.  Credit rating agencies Moody’s and Standard & Poors issued reports this week grading city...

 

County gets 18.3M HUD grant to fight homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $18.3 million Continuum of Care grant to Allegheny County’s Department of Human Services (DHS) to assist in its efforts to reduce homelessness. “Allegheny County continually...

 

History Center to send piece of Pittsburgh to the Moon

As the Senator John Heinz History Center begins the "Final Countdown" to the closing of the epic Smithsonian exhibition Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission on Feb. 18, the museum will look to the...

 

Readshaw to lead committee

Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, will continue in his role as the Democratic chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee for the 2019-20 session. “I’m pleased that my experience as Democratic chairman of the House Professional...

 

"Christine's Law" to clear snow from vehicles reintroduced in State Senate

State Senator Lisa Boscola has reintroduced “Christine’s Law,” which would require all drivers to clear snow and ice from their vehicles within 24 hours following winter storms. “Christine’s Law is a commonsense proposal to protect...

 

New Century Job Shop names new manager and promotion

After just six months in operation, New Century Job Shop at New Century Careers’ (NCC) Training and Innovation Center, 305 E. Carson Street in South Side, has announced the hiring and promotion of two individuals focused on meeting custom parts pro...

 

Lenten Fish Fry sponsors reminded to obtain health permit

With the Lenten season coming up, the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reminding sponsors of fish frys they will need to have a health permit to operate. Operation of a food facility, whether temporary, seasonal, or permanent, requires a...

 

Cupid's Chase races benefit Community Options

On January 23, Dollar Bank’s South Side Branch teamed up with Community Options, Inc., and the South Side Chamber of Commerce and hosted a happy hour to network with Chamber members, businesses, residents, and guests to mark Community Options...

 

Festival of Praise Feb. 9 at Holy Apostles Parish

A Festival of Praise will take place at Holy Apostles Parish - St Albert The Great Church, 3171 Churchview Ave., in Baldwin on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. Join in for a spiritually uplifting Adoration Service, motivational contemporary worship...

 

Bring a friend to church day

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a “Bring a Friend to Church” day on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. Come and hear the Gospel of Luke by Reverend Gary Hansen. Music for the service will be in the Gospel style with Virginia Campbell at the piano....

 

Mt. Oliver Zoning Board

The Mt. Oliver Borough Zoning Hearing Board has scheduled the following public hearings on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7:00 PM, at the Fire Hall, 120 Brownsville Road: 326-328 Hays Ave. — Application by AHI Development for Use by Special...

 

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