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Articles from the March 27, 2018 edition

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Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings 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 85/18 on...

 

Mt. Oliver Housing Court

Outcome of Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case on March 19 in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Sean Allen, 141 Brownsville Road, Mt. Oliver Borough, 108.1.5, Dangerious...

 

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28, at 8 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Linda Fingers, 930 Climax Street, 18th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Thomas Darwin, 7...

 

Real estate transactions for issue of March 27, 2018

17th Ward Eli Kasan to Kiel Batanian at 1516 Clinton St. for $212,000. SS Venture LLC to Daniel Gerber at 1816 Fox Way for $447,390. Alfred Diorio to Prop Guys LLC at 10 Ingress Way for $140,000....

 

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 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1700 E. Carson Street, David...

 

McKinley Park kick-off meeting is on March 28

Friends of McKinley Park will hold a Kick-Off Meeting on March 28, 6 p.m. at the Delmont Shelter House, 600 Delmont Avenue. Those interested in becoming more involved with the advocacy and planning efforts surrounding McKinley Park are welcome to...

 

S.S. Chamber Happy Hour is this Thursday

The South Side Chamber of Commerce and Business Network International (BNI) will co-host a happy hour on Thursday, March 29, at 5:30 p.m., at The Urban Tap, 1209 East Carson Street. Since last...

 

Holy Week services schedule for St. Paul of the Cross Monastery

St. Paul of the Cross Monastery, 148 Monastery Avenue, Holy Week services continue this week with Sacrament of Reconciliation will take place Wednesday, March 28, 6-7 p.m. The Pascal Triduum is scheduled for: Holy Thursday, March 29 at 9 a.m.,...

 

SSPC will hold special Easter events

The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to special worship events this week. On Thursday, March 29, all are welcome to a Last Supper Remembrance Dinner at 7 p.m., with informal worship and the sharing of the Lord’s Supper at the dinner...

 

Hot Metal Faith will hold Easter services beginning on Good Friday

Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community will host Easter activities this weekend. On Good Friday, April 30 at 7 p.m. they will host Barabbas Re-imagined in the main hall. Come experience the good of Good Friday through the eyes of Barabbas as he...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for March 18-25

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: March 19-25. Duquesne Heights (1911) - Nothing to report (NTR) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Robbery – 100 blk. Bailey Ave. - 3/22/18...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 27, 2018

Changes coming to E. Carson St. to make it safer

East Carson Street is the most dangerous road in the region and the sixth most dangerous road in the state, PennDOT officials explained at The Brashear Center last week. The officials utilized crash...

 

Change in garbage pick up day for Mt. Oliver highlights meeting

A new garbage pick-up day is the primary news Mt. Oliver Council wanted to convey at its March 19 meeting. Starting March 20, the garbage was picked up on Tuesdays instead of Mondays. Residents received flyers and other mailings about the change....

 

Zone 3 council will take to the road in the future

The March 19 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council featured an update on the 20th annual “Biscuits Bingo” fundraiser for local animal organizations held on March 3 and presented by the Pittsburgh Police. Officials in attendance at the...

 

St. Patrick's Day was safer with city preparation

Here in the City of Pittsburgh mid-March marks the conclusion of the cold winter months and the welcome beginning of the spring season— for many it also means the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day and the nationally famous Pittsburgh St....

 

Drinking water support

The tragedy of Flint, Michigan’s drinking water fiasco is a stark reminder of the threat that lead in drinking water continues to pose today. To make matters worse, there’s growing data showing elevated levels of lead at the place where some of...

 

Application period for Learn & Earn youth employment program is open

Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh and Partner4Work have announced the opening of the application period for the Learn & Earn Summer Youth Employment Program and called on area employers to inspire the next generation of talent by...

 

Knoxville man to direct Mount Washington CDC

Gordon Davidson, a Pittsburgh native who currently resides in Knoxville, has joined the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) as the organization's executive director. Mr....

 

Spaghetti dinner will benefit landslide victims

A Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the Butler Family will take place on April 15 at Sullivan Hall from 4-7 p.m. On February 25, the Butler Family and fur babies were devastated by the landslide on Mt. Washington. They had a brief time to gather...

 

Great American Cleanup has help for neighborhoods

Registration for the 2018 Great American Cleanup of PA is open. This annual event ends on May 31. During this period, registered events can get free trash bags, gloves, and safety vests from PennDOT district offices, as supplies last. Events can be...

 

Free brake light repair clinic at Hilltop United Methodist

On Saturday, April 7 from 2-6 p.m., the Pittsburgh chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America will hold a free brake light repair clinic, “Gimme A Brake (Light),” in the Hilltop United Methodist Church parking lot for anyone in need of a...

 

Norwex party will benefit roof fund

GCU Lodge 28 based out of St. John the Baptist, 1720 Jane Street, South Side, will hold a Norwex party matching funds fundraiser on Sunday, April 15 beginning at noon. Norwex products improve your health, your home and the environment by provide...

 

Flea Market at Shred-It event

The Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Flea Market in conjunction with the Carrick Business Association’s Shred It event on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  In addition to the Flea Market, the church will host a Bake Sale and have...

 

Adoption programs will help to keep Pittsburgh free of litter

Anticipating all the trash left along our roadways, waterways and parks after the thaw? Whether intentionally put there or blown from trash cans, dumpsters, shopping carts or cars, every community has pockets of unsightly trash. Keep Pennsylvania...

 

Discussion centers on barriers and challenges for single mothers

Seventy-one percent of households living in poverty in the Pittsburgh metro area are headed by single mothers with young children. The Knoxville Community Council (KCC) welcomes all on April 5 to join the Women and Girls Foundation to discover new...

 

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