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Articles from the May 10, 2022 edition

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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 is calling the...

 

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 Alliance’s free pro...

 

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 in Zip Code areas...

 

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 are requested, but...

 

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 from May 16 – 21,...

 

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,” said Mayor Ed...

 

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. All seniors age 60...

 

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 will qualify for...

 

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...

 

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, alumni, family and...

 

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 the link:...

 

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 https:/...

 

 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 now American...

 

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 rain barrels, and opti...

 

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 organization as they...

 

 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 years running...

 

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 Administration (TSA)...

 

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 update on the...

 

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 events and resources...

 

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 can be very...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 10, 2022

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 approving the...

 

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 who travel far and...

 

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