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Articles from the May 10, 2022 edition

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Lions Clubs seeking new members

 — Updated 6/8/2022

 

County marbles program

The Allegheny County Parks Department annual marbles program is about halfway through its 2022 schedule. The program is free to all youngsters ages 14 and under. All local winners... — Updated 5/24/2022

 

Stop the Violence rally at Brashear CARES Center

A Stop the Violence Call to Action Rally will be held at the Brashear CARES Center, 320 Brownsville Road, on Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m. The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace... — Updated 5/24/2022

 

May the Fourth includes repairs to soft drink vending machine, donation

Last week, ahead of the May the Fourth celebration, Pepsi came to Pittsburgh Fire Station 27 with a delivery fit for sci-fi and cola fans everywhere. To celebrate unapologetic fans... — Updated 5/12/2022

 

Editor honored by alumni association

 — Updated 5/12/2022

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Mt. Oliver program to honor veterans moves forward with new guidelines

After a series of fits and starts, the Mt. Oliver Borough Military Banner Program is poised to display photographs on banners on light poles in the business district. Prior to... — Updated 5/12/2022

 

Zone 3 council discusses gun violence prevention

The April 28 monthly meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) began with the report of Ian Reynolds of the city's Safer Together. He said leaving guns unattended in cars... — Updated 5/12/2022

 

 Steel City Yellow Jackets are ABA champions with 123-118 win over Team Trouble

After a 123-118 win over the Number One Ranked Team Trouble, Pittsburgh's Steel City Yellow Jackets, who play their home games at A Giving Heart Community Center in Allentown, are... — Updated 5/12/2022

 

Fresh Fridays is Friday the 13th

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on May 13. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Al... — Updated 5/12/2022

 

BikePGH gears up for Bike Anywhere Week and Bike to Work Day 2022

May is Bike Month, and Bike Pittsburgh’s second annual Bike Anywhere Week will once again be celebrating all that the organization has to offer local cyclists. Taking place from May 16 - 20, Bike Anywhere Week is packed with... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Mayor Ed Gainey announces major infrastructure investments

Mayor Ed Gainey has announced investments and initiatives to address the city’s pressing infrastructure needs. As part of the city’s commitment, he announced the creation of a comprehensive Bridge Asset Management Program, an... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

 17,000 MOVERS braved the weather to return for Marathon Sunday

At the 14th DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon under rainy and sometimes downpour conditions, more than 17,000 runners braved the weather to return to the in-person Pittsburgh Marathon. Runners have spent the past two... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Federal REAL ID enforcement begins May 3, 2023

With the one-year countdown beginning for the federal enforcement of REAL ID for commercial domestic air travel and other federal purposes, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) joined the Transportation Safety... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Fitzgerald, Gainey, Kelly Visit Brother's Brother Foundation

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, City of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey and Darrin Kelly, president of the Allegheny Fayette Labor Council, recently visited Brother’s Brother Foundation and to meet with officials from the... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

PRC hosting webinars in May

In May, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will conduct a variety of environmental education webinars to teach southwestern PA residents principles of backyard composting, methods for protecting watersheds including using rai... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Zoning code amendment will affect sidewalk cafes

Pittsburgh City Council will be considering a Zoning Code Text amendment, Council Bill 2022-0223, to remove the review of sidewalk cafes from the Zoning Code. A copy of the proposed text amendment may be reviewed online at... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Local Zoning Board hearings for May 12

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Board meetings will be hosted on Zoom and streamed on YouTube Live on the Pittsburgh City Planning YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/planpghvideo. To join the Zoom webinar, use... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Spaghetti dinner benefits St. George preservation

St. George Spaghetti Dinner III will take place on Saturday, June 4 at 4 p.m. at St. Pius X Auditorium in Carrick at 2336 Brownsville Road. All are welcome to join parishioners,... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Concord flea market is on May 14

Concord Presbyterian Church will host a Flea Market on May 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The flea market will take place inside and outside, weather permitting. Spots are available for $10 and tables for $15. Call 412-882-1141 for more... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Citiparks senior centers have reopened for lunch service

After more than two years, hot, in-person, congregate lunch service has returned to Citiparks Healthy Active Living Senior Centers. “Supporting our seniors is integral to building a welcoming, thriving, and safe Pittsburgh,... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Allentown senior center opens for in-person meals, services

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center is welcoming back seniors to the center by serving hot meals. Frozen meals which were offered during COVID have been discontinued and replaced with the hot meals. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m.... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Momentum Festival of New Plays features three works-in-progress

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, City Theatre has announced the return of the Momentum New Play Festival (Momentum '22). To be held in-person on its South Side campus... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Love Carrick dinner is Tuesday

The Love Carrick Dinner on Tuesday, May 10 from 4-6 p.m. will be dine-in beginning at 4 p.m. or to-go after 5 p.m. at Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road. RSVPs... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

Free wills for some Hilltop residents

The Hilltop Alliance is partnering with American Wills & Estates to offer free wills to a limited number of homeowners over 50 years old. To be eligible, homeowners must live... — Updated 5/9/2022

 

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