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Articles from the May 23, 2017 edition

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Man arrested after SWAT called to Carrick

On Friday, May 19 at approximately 7:45 p.m. Zone 1 Police officers were attempting to serve a probation violation warrant at a home in the 100 block of E. Agnew Road in Carrick... — Updated 5/25/2017


Ride your bike down E. Carson Street at OpenStreetsPGH in So. Side May 28

OpenStreetsPGH began with its first test in Pittsburgh in 2014. After immediate success, the event continued in following years. This year, OpenStreetsPGH will have events on the... — Updated 5/25/2017


Phillips Student of the Month for May

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The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

The 26th Annual Historic South Side Home Tour welcomed visitors to tour nine unique South Side homes along with the Oliver Bath House. A cool morning and beautiful afternoon... — Updated 5/25/2017


Veterans groups planning services at South Side, Hilltop memorials

The South Side Hill Top Memorial Day Parade Committee will hold Memorial Day services on Monday, May 29 to commemorate their comrades and remember those who sacrificed for their... — Updated 5/25/2017


Thylia M. Brown

U.S. Air Force Airman Thylia M. Brown graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week... — Updated 5/25/2017


Zone 3 community crime alerts for May 15-21

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 15-21. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Stolen vehicle – 100 blk. Haberman Ave. - between... — Updated 5/24/2017


City Theatre to present Momentum '17: New Plays at Different Stages May 31 to June 4

City Theatre has announced the plays and events included in Momentum ‘17: New Plays at Different Stages, the South Side theater company’s annual festival of new play development. The annual festival will run from May 31 ... — Updated 5/24/2017


Port Authority fare enforcement policy to start this summer

As part of an overall effort to maximize farebox collections and provide additional security on transit vehicles, Port Authority police officers will soon begin enforcing proof of payment on rail vehicles and inside rail stations.... — Updated 5/22/2017


Investigation underway after West Mifflin man shot in South Side bar

Over the weekend in the early hours of Sunday, May 21, a passerby informed a Pittsburgh Police officer working a secondary detail at Thirteen Eleven bar on E. Carson Street that... — Updated 5/22/2017


Troop 6 75th anniversary

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 5/22/2017


Planting day at Grandview Park

The Friends of Grandview Park will hold their annual Planting Day on Saturday, June 3 at the entrance to Grandview Park on Boggs Avenue. Volunteers are asked to meet at the entrance at 9 a.m. and bring their own garden trowels and... — Updated 5/22/2017


South High class reunion

Take a trip back to the 1970s and with the South High School’s Class of 1977 40th Reunion on September 9 from 6-11 p.m. at the Skyvue Restaurant and Lounge, 3230 Lebanon Church Road, West Mifflin, PA 15122. Enjoy catching up... — Updated 5/22/2017


Mt. Oliver City group

The next meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group is on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7 p.m. At the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. Discussion for the evening will center around the surveillance camera survey... — Updated 5/22/2017


Little library celebration

Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E. Warrington Avenue, will celebrate one year since the Little Free Library was installed on June 11, 2-4 p.m. Come and share in cupcakes, snacks, games, and activities. Learn more about... — Updated 5/22/2017


St. Michael HS 1967 reunion

The 50th anniversary of the 1967 graduating class of St. Michael’s High School on South Side will be held on Saturday, June 10, from 6-11 p.m. The class will get together on the second floor of the Pittsburgh Steak Company, 1924... — Updated 5/22/2017


Carrick clean up is Wed, May 31

The Last Hump of the Month Litter Clean-up in Carrick will take place on Wednesday, May 31 from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers will meet behind the Carrick shopping center (Behind Dunkin Donuts and RiteAid). Bags and Gloves will be provided.... — Updated 5/22/2017


Car cruise will be part of the Prince of Peace Parish Festival

Prince of Peace Parish will be holding its annual Summer Festival from June 21-24. This year, a Classic Car Cruise is planned for Saturday, June 24, from 5-10 p.m. on 13th Street between E. Carson and Sarah streets. The car cruise... — Updated 5/22/2017


Brashear Camp reunion August 5

The 2007 Brashear Camp reunion is set for Saturday, Aug. 5 from 1-5 p.m. at the American Serbian Club, 2524 Sarah Street in South Side. The reunion is for all campers, staff and... — Updated 5/22/2017


Application deadline extended for youth employment program

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County young people between the ages of 14 and 21 have an additional time to apply for Learn & Earn, the summer youth employment program. Partner4Work, the organization tapped to coordinate the program on b... — Updated 5/22/2017


Register for Vacation Bible School at Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community

The Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community is hosting an evening Vacation Bible School during the week of June 19 on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm. This year’s theme is, “Branching Out: Connecting Through Christ.... — Updated 5/22/2017


Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Atallah Khalil to Marc Edward Caputo at 2823 Jane St. for $140,000. Lisa Spriggs Murphy et al. to Jediah and Kristen Perko at 2250 Mary St. Apt 314 for $280,000. Matthew Scoletti to Kevin Lenzo and Andrea Noyes at 125 S.... — Updated 5/22/2017


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... — Updated 5/22/2017


MAD DADS aim to make an impression with Hilltop youth

MAD DADS was a prime focus of the May 15 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. The meeting was conducted by group vice-president Liz Style in the absence of president Ken Wolfe. The Greater Pittsburgh Area MAD DADS is a... — Updated 5/22/2017


Mt. Oliver Boro adopts Narcan policy, police now trained to carry and use it

Vice-president Nick Viglione conducted the May 15 meeting of Mt. Oliver council in the absence of council President Amber McGough. In the police report for April, Mayor James Cassidy reported there were 602 total calls and 37... — Updated 5/22/2017


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