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This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Second North LLC, 343 Arabella Street, 30th Ward, Codes PM108.1.1, PM302.4,...

 

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 86/19 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, April 3, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1327 E. Carson Street, Beehive...

 

Parks conservancy, PWSA at MO City/St. Clair group

The Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group meeting is set for Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. The full agenda is expected to have presentations and take comments from representatives of Pittsburgh Parks...

 

DA Zappala in Carrick to talk about area's cameras

The Carrick/Overbrook Crime Watch and Public Safety meeting will take place on Monday, April 1, 6:30 p.m. at 25 Carrick Avenue. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala, Jr. will speak on the upcoming installation of county monitored...

 

City OMI and CPRB explain their offices to Zone 3 Council

Presentations on investigating complaints against public safety personnel kicked off the March18 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council held at the Knoxville Library. In the first presentation, Erin Bruni of the Office of Municipal...

 

Mt. Oliver Council meeting covers parking meters to the Easter Bunny

In the mayor’s report which began the March 18 meeting of Mt. Oliver council, Mayor Frank Bernardini said the borough is in danger of losing lifelong residents due to quality-of-life decline in the neighborhood – bottles thrown in yards, trash...

 

Mount residents hear from PPC, PWSA on lead line replacement

Discussions about park improvements, community business development, lead line replacements, and local forestry packed a full agenda at last Thursday’s Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) community forum. The Pittsburgh...

 

Pappert Womens Chorale concert at A-Town center

The Allentown Senior Citizen Center is hosting the Duquesne School of Music Pappert Womens Chorale for a Spring Concert. The 35 women choral group led by Director of Choral Activities Dr. Caron Daley will perform on Thursday, April 11 at 2 p.m. The...

 

E. Carson Street streetscaping begins with lighting, greening

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) has begun construction of the East Carson Streetscaping Project.  The $3,000,000 project will provide aesthetic consistency along the East Carson corridor between 10th and 25th...

 

Hays Woods meeting

Area residents are welcome to attend an update on the Hays Woods Task Force’s Draft Findings and Recommendations Report, and provide towards future park master planning efforts and first steps. Hays Woods Task Force Public Feedback Meeting will...

 

Columbia Gas begins pipline upgrade project in Arlington

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania is beginning a gas pipeline replacement in Arlington. The pipeline upgrade project will affect customers in the Fernleaf Street area of Arlington including the streets of: Fernleaf Street, Jonquil Street, Mountain...

 

Blood drive at Redeemer Church

The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Carrick will hold a Vitalant Blood Drive on Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The church is at 1628 Brownsville Road, between the Carrick Dairy Pavilion and the city fire station. Free parking and T-shirts are...

 

Bill allows carryover of continuing ed credits

The House unanimously approved a bill last week that would allow those licensed under the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs and subjected to a continuing education requirement to carry over excess CE credits they earn to their next...

 

Pittsburgh launching initiative for financial empowerment ctr.

The City of Pittsburgh in partnership with Neighborhood Allies is creating Pittsburgh’s Financial Empowerment Center (FEC). Pittsburgh’s FEC will provide free one-on-one financial counseling by appointment or walk in at locations around the...

 

Dept. of Corrections to be tobacco free by July 1

Secretary John Wetzel has announced the Department of Corrections (DOC) will make all state prisons tobacco-free beginning July 1, 2019. “Last year we made SCI Graterford tobacco free prior to relocating that facility to the new SCI Phoenix,” Sec...

 

The sixth South Side Spring Social is April 6

Celebrate Spring in the neighborhood! For the sixth year in a row, South Side Neighbors are planning a Spring Social for all residents of the Flats and the Slopes. The party is on April 6 from 6-10 p.m. in La Palapa. 2224 East Carson Street. Tickets...

 

Resolution recognizes April for Military Service Opportunity

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, which recognizes April 2019 as Military Service Opportunity Month. The resolution, H.R. 52, encourages the state and...

 

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