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Articles from the May 26, 2015 edition

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Haberman, McKinley meeting

The next community meeting concerning the Haberman and McKinley Park projects will take place on May 28, 6 p.m. at the Beulah Baptist Church, 201 Chalfont Street. At the first community meeting, residents met with the architects... — Updated 5/25/2015


Pitt bridges the gap between high school and college

The June 1 registration deadline for The Bridge College Prep and Leadership Academy is approaching quickly. This summer program welcomes rising high school juniors and seniors to the University of Pittsburgh on Sunday, July 12... — Updated 5/25/2015


Health Dept. issues Naloxone order for pharmacies

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker has issued a countywide standing order for naloxone, or Narcan. The standing order allows any licensed pharmacy in the county, which chooses to participate, to dispense... — Updated 5/25/2015


Design workshops for steps project

Join the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association for the part one of two community design workshops at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, for the first Pittsburgh public art project... — Updated 5/25/2015


Free mentoring for after school programs through Goodwill

Goodwill’s GoodGuides ® program is currently seeking partnerships with after school and at-risk youth services providers to identify youth who need mentoring and/or career-readiness training opportunities. Goodwill’s... — Updated 5/25/2015


Storytime, Kids Club at the Carrick Library

Summer Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales will take place on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning June 9 through August 18 at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh—Carrick. Join in for stories, songs, rhymes, and more fun... — Updated 5/25/2015


Open Air Market at Concord Presbyterian

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold and Open Air Market on Saturday June 13 from 9a.m.-2 p.m. at 1907 Brownsville Rd., Pittsburgh PA 15210. Set up time for sellers is 8 a.m., no early birds. Space is limited. To reserve a space,... — Updated 5/25/2015


Market House Senior Center will be open Monday evenings

The Market House Senior Center on 12th Street in South Side will be offering evening hours every Monday in June. The center will be open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., with the exception of June 22. The Market House will offer a Latin... — Updated 5/25/2015


Dare to Dream conference for youth on Sat., May 30

The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace (SPCP) and The Lighthouse Cathedral will present the fifth annual Dare to Dream Youth Conference on May 30 from noon to 3 p.m. Keynote speaker is State Representative Ed Gainey and the... — Updated 5/25/2015


Carrick 'last hump' cleanup

The Carrick Community Council will host a “last hump of every month community cleanup” on Wednesday, May 27. Volunteers meet behind Carrick shopping center, behind Dunkin Donuts and RiteAid, at 6 p.m. for bags gloves and clean... — Updated 5/25/2015


Sprouting Sarah Street Garden Party in So. Side

Sprouting Sarah Street, a Garden Party benefiting community efforts to improve and redevelop South Side Park will take place on Sunday, June 7. The “rain or shine” affair will take place at 2220 Sarah Street, an extraordinary... — Updated 5/25/2015


Motorcycle noise, teddy bears discussed at Zone 3 safety meeting

The May 18 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting included discussion of motorcycles on Grandview Ave., National Night Out, and teddy bears. The latter topic was brought up by public safety council secretary Donna... — Updated 5/25/2015


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 5/25/2015


Clean the street, please

What in the name of good sense does a taxpayer have to do to get the street cleaned in front of their home? Three calls to 311 and in a call to a relative who works for the city I pleaded with them to get the street cleaned, but... — Updated 5/25/2015


Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, May 28, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Ducic Rafet, 62 Greenbusch Street, 19th Ward, Code 307.1. The following Housing... — Updated 5/25/2015


Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1221 E. Carson... — Updated 5/25/2015


Real estate transactions from RealStats

16th Ward Matthew Courtright to James Marine and Nancy Marine Deeken at 2728-2730 Berg St. for $87,000. Bruce Lecky to Three Rivers LLC at 2422 Spring St. for $34,000. 17th Ward Nicholas Grant LLC to CL 100 Enterprises LLC at 57 S.... — Updated 5/25/2015


Editor reflects on life, community

To hear 80-year-old Roberta Smith describe what made her one of South Pittsburgh's most prominent female leaders is to learn the value of public education, public housing, lifelong... — Updated 5/25/2015


Mt. Oliver council updated on chickens, fire company, rentals

Mt. Oliver Council President Darnell Sains began council’s May 18 meeting with the sad news that former council President Pat Malloy died on May 5. He and his wife, former borough secretary Joanne Malloy, were married for 45 year... — Updated 5/25/2015


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