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Arlington Civic Council will meet on Monday, March 6

The Arlington Civic Council's next meeting will be Monday, March 6. The block watch meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. with the regular monthly meeting to follow at 7 p.m. The meeting will be at the Henry Kaufmann Center, 2201 Salisbury...

 

Future of Overbrook council on agenda for next meeting

A public meeting will be held at the Overbrook Fire Station on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. on the second floor to discuss the theft of monies and recent arrest of the president of the Overbrook Community Council. Also on the agenda is a discussion of...

 

Candidates invited to speak in Beltzhoover this Thursday

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council will host a Meet the Candidates night on Thursday, March 2 at the BNC Building, 407 Gearing Ave. The candidates for the District 3 City Council seat will have an opportunity to speak before the council at the 6...

 

Mount senior center will celebrate St. Paddy's Day

On Wednesday, March 15 members of the Mount Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue, will celebrate Saint Patrick's Day with entertainment, Irish music, raffle and dinner. Festivities will be from 3-6 p.m. and the cost is $2. Registration as a...

 

Carrick Library to host kids'chess tournament

The public libraries of Allegheny County and the Pittsburgh Chess Club are holding the 33rd Annual Chess Tournaments. The Carrick Library will host a chest tournament on Saturday, March 4 at 1 p.m. All boys and girls up to 8th grade are eligible to...

 

Grand View church on Mount will hold rummage sales on Saturdays

Grand View U. P. Church will sponsor Rummage Sales on Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, and 25 from noon to 4 p.m. The sales feature clothes, lamps, glassware, household items, books, music and there are new items every week. The church is at 301...

 

St. Mary of the Mount annual fashion show

Saint Mary of the Mount School and Parish will hold their 21st annual Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show at LeMont Restaurant on Sunday, April 23. Dolores M. Warwick of Folio Productions will produce and direct the show with professional runway models...

 

St. Mary Church will be cooking Lenten dinners

Holy Assumption of Saint Mary Church will offer Lenten Dinners every Friday during Lent beginning March 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The menu features fish sandwich and chips, $4.50; baked fish dinner, $6; shrimp dinner, $6 along with sides such as...

 

Things rolling along for Concord PTO

Members of the Concord Elementary School PTO are excited about what is going on at their school. Last month they sponsored a family day at the Sno Zone where everyone had a great time, making the day out together a tremendous success. This month the...

 

Tamara Mairena

Department of the Army Civilian Tamara R. Mairena has arrived for duty at Fort Belvoir, Fairfax, Va. Mairena, an investigative operations assistant, is assigned to the Criminal Investigative Command.  She has served in the military for eight years....

 

Michael Pollard

Army Sgt. Michael Pollard has arrived for duty in Mattydale, N.Y. Pollard, a recruiter, has served in the military for more than five years. He is the son of Cynthia L. Yinaling of Freeport Road, Creighton, Pa., and Gary W. Pollard of Birmingham...

 

Four area student earn honors at Slippery Rock University

Four South Pittsburgh residents earned Dean's List honors for the fall semester at Slippery Rock University. They are: Sarah D. Boehm, Leah V. Schmitt, Bethany A. Vahabzadeh, and Trevor T. Weller. To qualify for the Dean's List students must earn a...

 

Tim Todd on Liberty U. Dean's List

Timothy Todd of South Pittsburgh was named to the Dean's List at Liberty University for the fall 2005 semester.  Todd was one of 1,840 students at Liberty who earned Dean's List recognition for the fall. Students named to the Dean's List earn a...

 

South Pittsburgh students named to Duquesne University Dean's List

Two South Pittsburgh residents earned Dean's List honors at Duquesne University for the fall of 2005. To earn Dean's List recognition, students had to maintain at least a 3.25 grade point average on a scale of 4.0, with no grade lower than a...

 

Area students earn honors with fall 2005 RMU Dean's List

The following South Pittsburgh students were recently named to the fall 2005 Dean's List at Robert Morris University: • Megan K. Esper. A graduate of Butler Area Sr High School, Megan is majoring in Communication. • Thomas A. Baum. A graduate of...

 

Cogley, Dell engagement

Cassandray Lynn Cogley and Timothy Michael Dell are engaged. The couple plan to wed on November 11, 2006. Both are graduates of Edinboro University, where Ms. Cogley was a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, and both now reside in Edinboro, Pennsylvania....

 

Learn to decorate Easter eggs at Pysanky workshop at St. John's

On Sunday, March 19, Saint John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church will host its annual “Pysanky Workshop”. Susan Fejka, an accomplished pysanky artist from Pittsburgh, will teach hands-on fundamentals of the traditional Carpatho-Rusyn and...

 

St. Patrick's Day Dance at Bishop Leonard gym

Bishop Leonard Athletic Association will sponsor its annual Saint Patrick's Day Dance on Saturday, March 11 at the Bishop Leonard School gym, 434 Ormsby Avenue. The cost is $17 per person or $30 per couple. The dance begins at 7 p.m. and ends at...

 

Dormont church will offer World Day of Prayer services

Dormont Presbyterian Church will host a local World Day of Prayer” service at 1 p.m., Friday, March 3, and welcomes friends, family and local communities of faith to join with the women of South Africa in prayer and song to support women's...

 

Sen. Fontana arranges for county, city to get grants

State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) announced that the Allegheny County Sanitation Authority and the City of Pittsburgh will receive grant funds for environmental projects. The City of Pittsburgh will receive $254,308 through DEP's Recycling...

 

Blood bank opens new donor center off Parkway

Central Blood Bank has opened its new donor center at Five Parkway Center in Green Tree. The location becomes the 24th Central Blood Bank community donor center (CDC) serving Southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia. “From its spacious...

 

Ladies luncheon

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Mount Oliver Fire Department will hold their next monthly luncheon on Wednesday, March 1 at noon in the fire hall, 120 Brownsville Road. The donation is $6 a person, buy tickets at the door. Everyone is...

 

Three hearings of local interest before Pittsburgh Zone Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled three public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, March 2 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case...

 

Curves food drive will benefit Brashear pantries

For a second year, The Brashear Association will join with the South Side franchise of Curves, 30 Minute Fitness and Weight Loss Center, in the Curves International Inc.'s eighth annual “Curves Food Drive” to benefit local food banks. Donations...

 

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