Articles from the September 6, 2005 edition

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South Sider celebrates 89 years living in the same house

Although Carson St. is no longer abuzz with shoppers for Miller's Furniture, Wagner's shoes, Siegel's Jewelry, Goldenson's Furniture, A&P grocery, and Raffenauch shoes, there's one thing about the Sou...

 

Former borough councilman doesn't complain about life's twists

Former Mount Oliver councilman Pat Malloy has seen the significant changes in the church, school, borough and youth organizations he has served unselfishly during his adult life. While some may say...

 

Permit parking finally makes it to South Side

South Side residents have been debating the advantages and disadvantages of permit parking for more than two decades and will soon be able to judge the program for themselves when the first district in the neighborhood goes into effect later this...

 

Volunteers will be trained to work with Hilltop elderly

A Volunteer Training Event for the Elder Outreach Volunteer Program will be held on Saturday Sept. 17 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Rd., from 10-11:30 a.m. The Elder Outreach Volunteer Program is part of the Hill Top Health Ministries C...

 

South Side has a lot to do, if you are a young adult

I have to respond to Amy Camp's letter (Lots to do in South Side, Aug. 29). She has not changed my mind. I still feel there is little for families to do unless they want to go to a bar, restaurant or tattoo parlor. There is very little for kids to...

 

Open House kicks off City Theatre season

City Theatre is kicking-off the new season with a fun event that's free and open to the public. Behind-the-scenes tours of the theatre's facilities will be offered plus sneak preview performances by Broadway vocalist Billy Hartung and local...

 

Red Cross cautions against calling for status of victims

Thousands of Americans are worried about their loved ones who may be affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. With widespread power and communications outages and roads under water, the Red Cross wants the public to know that thousands of...

 

State AG warns of bogus charities when giving to hurricane victims

Attorney General Tom Corbett has released tips on how to spot and avoid potential scams or bogus charities that are seeking monetary donations to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Corbett warned consumers that natural disasters bring out...

 

CommuteInfo has help for commuters

Southwestern Pennsylvania residents looking for effective ways to keep more gas money in their pockets might be able to find some extra time as well. The CommuteInfo Program reminds the public that sharing the drive to work not only helps cut...

 

Mount grad earns degree

Mount Washington resident Theodore A. Bartlett graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio this spring, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree....

 

Joseph Fuchs to seek degree at Drexel University

Joseph Fuchs will start a bachelor's degree program at Drexel University this fall. Fuchs, a graduate of Carrick High School, will be majoring in engineering. Ranked among the nation's best doctoral universities by U.S.News & World Report, Drexel...

 

Board of Education honors residents for program

Distinguished Achievement Awards were recently presented to seven students by the Pittsburgh Board of Education. They were recognized for completing a rigorous program, a new youth camp, established by the state police in Allegheny County. Camp...

 

Sports Night fundraiser will feature players, coaches for Pittsburgh teams

Headed by co-chairs Dan Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Kevin McClatchy of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the North Side Friends and Neighbors Committee continues ticket sales for its fundraiser scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 6, beginning at 6 p.m. in...

 

Market House running limited schedule

The Market House Children's Athletic Association will sponsor a limited schedule of youth athletic activities this fall, assisted by a grant from the South Side Sports and Recreation Fund, along with registration fees and fundraising. The programs...

 

Anti-litter activist will be Slopes featured speaker

The September 13 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will feature Boris Weinstein, Shadyside anti-litter activist. Weinstein will share his story about how he has mobilized many Shadyside residents to join him in his campaign...

 

‘Tire Toss' still needs help to clean-up dump

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association is partnering with PA Cleanways to sponsor a “Tire Toss” on Saturday, Sept.17 from 8:30 a.m. until noon. The event will take place at an illegal dump site off Brosville Street which has been under...

 

Senators urge residents to get free credit reports

State senators Jay Costa Jr. and Wayne Fontana are urging Pennsylvanians to obtain a free credit report online at www.annualcreditreport.com “Every individual should review their credit report annually, to make sure their information is correct...

 

Ricciardi proposes that City of Pittsburgh apply for slots license

Pittsburgh City Council President Gene Ricciardi last week called for the city to “dramatically reduce city property taxes” by submitting its own proposal to become the Pittsburgh slots parlor licensee. Ricciardi stated that we can also “take...

 

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