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Articles from the February 27, 2007 edition

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Cathedral on the Hilltop doing well after 18 months

During the month of August 2005, Catholics on the Hilltop had to go through the heartbreak of closing their beloved churches that had been a vital part of the Hilltop community for more than a century. For over 100 years these... — Updated 11/9/2012

 

Town meeting with mayor about pending bar legislation

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and Councilman Jeff Koch have called a town meeting for 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the South Side Market House to discuss legislation to limit the number of bars in the South Side. Also expected to...

 

South Side council expresses concerns over possible tenants for Beneficial Building

Efforts to keep yet another liquor establishment from opening in the South Side — this time in the former Foto Hut building, or Beneficial Building — was the main focus of...

 
 By David Assad    Front Page

Boro residents, businesses concerned over status of chief

A few Mount Oliver residents and business owners have recently complained that they did not know when the borough council business meetings were held. Council president Don Cornelius noted council meetings have been conducted on...

 

Daffodil Days help raise money for Cancer Society

A new season of hope has arrived in Allegheny County with the American Cancer Society's 2007 Annual Daffodil Days campaign from March 19 – 25. Volunteers throughout the Pittsburgh area will distribute thousands of daffodils to...

 

SCORE workshop for small business

SCORE will present a “Small Business Basics” workshop on Saturday, March 10 at Point Park University, Third Avenue and Wood Street, Downtown. Subjects covered include business plan development, market analysis, record keeping,...

 

PHEAA will continue to pay default fee on student loans

PHEAA will subsidize the federal government's mandatory default fee, at least through 2008, on all Stafford, Parent PLUS and Graduate PLUS Loans on behalf of student and parent borrowers who are residents of Pennsylvania or...

 

Registration deadline approaching for college bound to take ACT test

College-bound high school students can register by March 9 for the next national ACT test date. The test will be administered nationwide on Saturday, April 14, 2007. Students who miss the March 9 deadline can do a late...

 

Beginning Genealogy class beginning at Carrick Branch of Carnegie Library

Have you ever wanted to explore your family tree but didn't know where to start or just found it too confusing? Beginning Genealogy at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick on Tuesday, March 6, will provide the basic tools...

 

Stories, rhymes and crafts at the Knoxville Branch Library

Toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years and their parents are welcome to come and listen to stories, rhymes and songs on Monday, March 5 at 10:30 a.m. Registration is required but the program is free. Kids of all ages will enjoy a...

 

Carrick Library to host series of programs for youngsters

Children and their families are invited to the Carrick Library on Saturday, March 3 at 1 p.m. to celebrate individuality with a special program. In support of the Pittsburgh Community Gallery Project, the library will host a story...

 

Carrick Bunny Bash for kids will feature Easter Bonnets

The Carrick Business Association will hold its annual Bunny Bash on Saturday, March 31 from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road. The celebration for children six years old and younger...

 

Coupon book sales will benefit the American Lung Association in PA

The American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic is offering coupon books to help fight lung disease. Each book contains seven coupons for either a medium french fry or hash brown or small soft drink offer that can be redeemed at...

 

Paris on the Seine, on display thru May 26 at Silver Eye Center for Photography

Paris on the Seine: Photographs by Bruno Requillart will be on view at Silver Eye Center for Photography now through May 26. The exhibition features contemporary panoramic black-and-white prints of the riverbanks of La Seine....

 

Mezzulah, 1946 takes flight next at City Theatre

Featuring a cast of 10 and directed by New York-based Erica Schmidt, City Theatre will present the world premiere of Mezzulah, 1946 by Michele Lowe. Mezzulah, 1946 runs on City...

 

Program shows all about patents

Lawyer Gary Topolsky will answer questions on patents, trademarks and copyrights at the Brentwood Library on Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to discover what they are, what they're needed for and the laws...

 

Angels' Place will host fashion show, ‘Generations of Love' on March 18

Angels' Place, Inc. will hold its “Generations of Love” Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon on Sunday, March 18 at the LeMont. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. The event raises funds for programs and services to support single,...

 

Diabetic support group meets monthly

A support group for people who live with Diabetes is meeting monthly on Thursday mornings from 9:30 –11:00 at the St. John Vianney Parish Center, 823 Climax St. Type 2 diabetes has developed to epidemic proportions in the United...

 

Fish Fry Fridays at Resurrection

Resurrection Church, 1100 Creedmoor Avenue, Brookline will offer Lenten meals on Fridays, except April 6, in the Garden Room from 4-7 p.m. The menu offers fried and baked fish dinners, sandwiches, combos and ala carte items. Take...

 

Fish dinners at St. John Vianney

Saint John Vianney's Parish Fish Fry will be Fridays during Lent from noon to 7 p.m. at the Parish Center, 823 Climax Street. The menu includes baked and fried fish dinners, fish sandwiches, shrimp dinners, crab cakes, cole slaw,...

 

Pyrohi sales at St. John the Baptist

Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church will take pyrohi orders for potato, kraut, cheese, and mixed dumplings. No orders will be taken during the Easter holy days, March 29 through April 16. Sales will resume on April...

 

Hilltop Weed and Seed meeting in Carrick to choose Steering Committee

The next Hilltop Weed and Seed meeting is scheduled for 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, at the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road, 15210 in Carrick. This is an open meeting.  Anyone who is interested in becoming a...

 

Community leaders welcome at Beltzhoover citizens event

The Concerned Citizens of Beltzhoover will host a Community Leaders meeting on Thursday, March 1 at 7 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of Beulah Baptist Church, 201 Chalfont Street. This meeting was originally scheduled for February 15...

 

Ball sign-ups for ages 4-19 on Mt. Washington

The Washington Heights Athletic Association will hold its 2007 sign ups one last time before the group's March 7 board meeting from 7-8 p.m. at the community center at the bottom of Sweetbriar Street. Children between ages 4 and...

 

Carrick Block Watch meeting

The 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch public meeting will be Wednesday, March 7 from 7-9 p.m. at the Roosevelt Elementary School, Brownsville and Cherryhill Roads, across from #23 Engine Fire House. Use the side entrance. Members of...

 

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