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Articles from the May 2, 2017 edition

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Artists work with Graffiti Watch to learn, display neighborhood's history

South Side Community Council's Graffiti Watch volunteers have been meeting monthly during the warm months over the last 10 years to paint over graffiti in the Flats. Although these... — Updated 6/16/2017


Zone 3 community crime alerts for April 24-30

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 24 – 30. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft by deception – 100 blk. Bailey Ave. – 4/27/17 at 10:30 AM – A business called to... — Updated 5/5/2017


PRC schedules household chemical collections

A collection event on Saturday, May 6, at the North Park Swimming Pool parking lot will provide Pennsylvania residents with the first of six opportunities to safely and cost effectively dispose of common household chemicals in... — Updated 5/5/2017


Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Edward J. O’Loughlin, 2428 Spring Street, 19th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. The following Housing Court cases are... — Updated 5/2/2017


Free Dinner on the Hilltop May 21

Free Sunday dinners return for Hilltop residents on Sunday, May 21, beginning at 4 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Street, Pittsburgh PA 15210. For more information, call 412-641-0362. The dinner is hosted by the... — Updated 5/1/2017


Troop 6 alumni wanted

On October 29, Boy Scout Troop 6 Brookline will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with the same sponsor, Brookline Resurrection Church. The troop is in the process of planning a ceremony to celebrate. They are looking for Troop 6... — Updated 5/1/2017


Second Spring Clean-up of South Side Park is May 20

The second Spring Clean-up in South Side Park is planned for Tuesday, May 20, 5:30-7 p.m. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Bandi Schaum Community Garden. Sign-up at: The clean-up sponsored by... — Updated 5/1/2017


Prince of Peace craft show is coming May 20

Prince of Peace Parish in South Side will host a Vendor and Craft Show on Saturday, May 20. The show will take place at the Parish Center, 81 S. 13th Street from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tables are $35 each or two for $60; electrical... — Updated 5/1/2017


Rock the Lot

“Rock the Lot!” is happening Sat, May 13 from 2-5 p.m. in the parking lot of LifeStone Church, 157 S. 26th Street. The free event includes live bands, free food, giveaways, kids activities and more.... — Updated 5/1/2017


Co-Creators group holding Lunch and Baked Goods Sale

The South Side Co-Creators Youth Club is holding a Lunch and Baked Goods Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, May 6, from noon to 2 p.m. at the South Side Presbyterian Church. Planned so far for the menu are hot dogs, homemade potato... — Updated 5/1/2017


ALEC will hold a community open house Monday, May 15

The Allentown Learning and Engagement Center (ALEC) will hold a community open house on Monday, May 15 from 3-5:30 p.m. Join the Brashear Kids at the ALEC for an open house featuring program partners YMCA Creator Space, Big... — Updated 5/1/2017


Phillips K-5 teacher inducted into the PPS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) inducted its last class of the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame in 2007, on Thursday, April 27, seven new members were identified to join this... — Updated 5/1/2017


Public Works planning to expand Smart Litter Can Sensor Program

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works (DPW) presented plans to expand the litter can monitoring program before City Council last week. DPW has been studying litter can fill level monitoring sensors for the past several... — Updated 5/1/2017


The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

April 23rd party hosted by Michele Margittai, Kitty Vagley and Jeff Neubauer to say thank you to the Dish staff for 17 years of fantastic food and service.... — Updated 5/1/2017


Councilwoman Rudiak honored as a Pittsburgh Public Schools alumni

Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak of the 1997 Pittsburgh Carrick High School graduating class was inducted into the Pittsburgh Public Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame at a... — Updated 5/1/2017


Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. trustee to Cityside Leasing L.P. at 140 Dawes St. for $18,064. Daniel Hoelzeman to Ryan Hoelzeman at 430 Gorgas St. for $31,000. Estate of Paul Winowich to Marshall Real Estate LLC at... — Updated 5/1/2017

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Initially, extended hours meter parking meets expectations

Parking has been a challenge in South Side for more than half a century. In the mid-1960s, the South Side Chamber of Commerce first commissioned a parking study which determined: There wasn’t enough of it! Over the past 50 years... — Updated 5/1/2017


City wide public safety meeting focuses on city's opiod epidemic

The spring city wide public safety meeting focusing on the opioid epidemic and other addictions drew more than 125 people to the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill on April 19. It featured a presentation and discussion by... — Updated 5/1/2017


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