Articles from the March 6, 2007 edition

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 By David Assad    Front Page

Knoxville denizens concerned South Side is getting all the attention from police

The residents of Knoxville, just like their neighbors in the South Side, have problems that need attention from City Hall. However, unlike the special meeting at the Market House on February 28, only one official from the city show...

 
 By David Assad    Front Page

Paying taxes a problem in boro

People continue to have problems paying their wage taxes in Mount Oliver borough, according to one business owner who complained to council about this issue for a second consecutive month at the council meeting February 19. At the...

 

South Side reaches its limit with bars

Residents plea with City for more help “Taking a time-out” to decide how they will proceed is where Mayor Luke Ravenstahl stands at the moment on the problem of the...

 

March is PA ‘Save Your Vision' Month

To encourage all citizens to take steps to ensure the health and safety of their eyes, Governor Edward G. Rendell proclaimed March as Save Your Vision Month. President George W. Bush also proclaimed March as Save Your Vision...

 

Get free dogwood trees for joining foundation

Ten free white flowering dogwood trees will be given to each person who joins the National Arbor Day Foundation during March. The free trees are part of the nonprofit foundation's Trees for America campaign. “White flowering...

 

Wilson makes the grade at SRU

Brandy Wilson, a 2006 graduate of Oliver High School and daughter of Greg and Sue Wilson, earned Dean's List honors at Slippery Rock University for the 2006 fall semester. Her grade point average was 4.0....

 

Conrad earns Miss Dance title

Nicole Conrad, a student at the Creative Dance and Performing Arts in Carrick, earned the title of Petite Miss Dance of Pennsylvania recently. Ms. Conrad is a resident of Knoxville....

 

Pallotta on Dean's List

Regina Pallotta, a junior in the School of Education at Duquesne University, has earned Dean's List honors for the fall 2006 semester. The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average...

 

Candidates invited to Arlington

The 16th Ward Arlington Block Watch and St. Clair AA/Seniors will sponsor a “Meet Your Candidate Night” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21 at the St. Clair AA/Senior Center, 2400 Elsie St. Everyone is welcome to...

 

Warren graduates from PSU

Diondre S. Warren has graduated from Penn State University with a B. S. in Information Sciences And Technology....

 

South Pittsburgh students on PSU list

Students from the South Pittsburgh area have recently been named to Penn State University's Dean's List for the fall semester. To earn achieve Dean's list honors, students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average or above. Local...

 

South Pittsburgh students earn Robert Morris honors

The following South Pittsburgh students were recently named to the Fall 2006 Dean's List at Robert Morris University: James Caylor is a graduate of Mckeesport Area Sr. High and is majoring in Organizational Studies. Jordan A....

 

Kids draw to help fight breast cancer

Local McDonald's restaurants and the Pittsburgh Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure recently launched the fourth annual McDonald's Kids For The Cure® Art Contest. Open to children in grades K - 6, the contest was created...

 

Indoor Kid-a-Palooza festival scheduled for convention ctr.

The seventh annual Kid-a-Palooza indoor festival presented by Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC comes at a perfect time – between winter holidays and spring blossoms. The event will be Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to...

 

Exercise classes for people with arthritis

The Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium Parish Nurse Program is offering exercise classes for people with arthritis. These exercises are approved and recommended by the Arthritis Foundation, and involve education, relaxation,...

 

Kasten leaves South Side for business banking team

Jason Kasten of Citizens Bank on South Side has taken on a new role with the bank as of the first of the year.  Mr. Kasten has joined the Business Banking Officer Team after his performance as a branch manager at Citizens'...

 

South Sider takes hold of My Money, My Life

She's 21, confident and armed with newfound financial knowledge. South Side's Micaela Lindsey is the new “poster child” of My Money, My Life, the free financial literacy...

 

Robert Bland

Robert B. Bland has graduated from Airman Leadership School at Charleston Air Force Base, SC, and was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant. The five-week course is designed to train senior airmen to understand their positions in...

 

Phillips students celebrate 100 days of school with 700 food items

This past week marked the 100th day of school in the Pittsburgh Public School System. While many students were relieved to be more than half way through the school year, the student...

 

Day of Renewal at St. Sylvester's Church

Saint Sylvester Women's Guild will sponsor their annual Day of Renewal on Tuesday, March 13 at the church, 3754 Brownsville Road, Brentwood. All women are welcome to attend. Father Lester Knoll, OFM, Cap., director of the...

 

Prayer group

A weekly informal prayer group will gather on Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the chapel underneath Saint Norbert's Church for one hour. Call 412-881-1316 information. The church is at the intersection of routes 51 and 8...

 

29th Ward Carrick Block Watch meets

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...

 

Library to host 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...

 

CBA receives grant for community work

The Carrick Business Association welcomed a $5,000 grant facilitated by State Rep. Harry Readshaw. Rep. Readshaw (left) made the formal presentation at the February meeting of the...

 

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