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Articles from the June 11, 2013 edition

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Maintaining the gateway garden

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Health Department treating catch basins to combat mosquito breeding

Starting on Monday, June 10, the Allegheny County Health Department began treating storm water catch basins in selected areas of Pittsburgh with pesticides to combat the breeding of mosquitoes that can carry the West Nile virus. An... — Updated 6/10/2013


Area Penn State University students earn Dean's List

South Pittsburgh area students earning Dean’s List honors at Penn State University include: Nicholas R. Bittner, University Park Campus; Salvatore D. Bittner, University Park Campus; Shawna D. Falcione, Greater Allegheny Campus;... — Updated 6/10/2013


River City Brass Band concert in Grandview Park

The River City Brass Band will be performing an outdoor concert at Grandview Park on June 15. beginning at 7:30 p.m. The concert will have a suggested donation of $3 for attendees. Following the concert and a brief break while the... — Updated 6/10/2013


Free ham dinner in Beltzhoover

The Beltzhoover Civic Association will host a free ham dinner for all Hilltop residents on Friday, June 28 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue. Dinner will be served while supplies... — Updated 6/10/2013


Design meeting for Venson Park

The design process for the Dr. Venson Mini Park upgrade in Beltzhoover is now underway. The Beltzhoover Steering Committee for the design, along with Pashek Associates and The Design Center, will hold a public meeting on Monday,... — Updated 6/10/2013


Beltzhoover block watch

Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 29 Sylvania Ave in the Community Room at 6 p.m. For additional information, contact the block watch captain at 412-381-7235.... — Updated 6/10/2013


County swimming pools are open for the season

The 2013 season for Allegheny County pools, spray parks and the Boathouse began on Saturday, June 1 and will conclude on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2. As has been the case in years past, pool passes may be purchased at four park... — Updated 6/10/2013


Bauer and Carson will be at The Coffee House

The Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church, features poets Joan E. Bauer and Jay Carson in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange on Friday, June 14, from 7:30 – 9 p.m. Ms. Bauer, an award-winning poet, is... — Updated 6/10/2013


Free sports clinic coming to Mt. Oliver

The 2013 Allegheny County Traveling Sports Clinics will visit Transverse Field in Mount Oliver on Monday and Tuesday, June 24-25. The sports clinic will be offered between the hours of 10 a.m. and noon and 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.... — Updated 6/10/2013


Dig into summer reading programs for kids at the Knoxville Branch Library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville branch is digging up fun this summer with programs and reading incentives for children of all ages. Research proves children who do not read over the summer can lose up to two months... — Updated 6/10/2013


Citiparks Summer Magazine lists recreational activities now going on throughout Pittsburgh

The city is gearing up for another action-packed summer. Free copies of the 2013 Citiparks Summer Magazine are now available at various locations throughout the City, providing easy information on the City’s 2013 schedule of summ... — Updated 6/10/2013


Police seek help to identify suspects who assaulted two women on 21st Street in S. S.

City police are looking for a trio of people who assaulted two women in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 26. While patrolling at 2:38 a.m., Zone 6 Officers were stopped at the... — Updated 6/10/2013


South Sider is county marbles champ

The Allegheny County Parks Department announced the winners of the 2013 County Marbles Tournament, which took place May 30 through June 1 in the Courthouse Courtyard. In the boys... — Updated 6/10/2013


Farmers' Market vouchers be distributed at Elder-ados June 18

Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will, once again, administer the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. This program assists eligible older adults in purchasing fresh fruits and... — Updated 6/10/2013


New funding will help low-income homeowners on the Hilltop

The Sustainable Home Improvement Partnership (SHIP), a servePGH program that repairs and weatherizes homes of vulnerable Pittsburgh residents, will collaborate with the Richard King Mellon Foundation and The Pittsburgh Foundation... — Updated 6/10/2013


Real estate transactions for issue of 6/11/13

16th Ward Cathy Sly to Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. trustee at 2900 Arlington Ave. for $1,764 by sheriff’s deed. Elizabeth Savka Jones to David and Lorraine Pudup at 2924 Devlin St. for $30,000. Laverne Tester to 2933 Mary... — Updated 6/10/2013


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 6/10/2013


Police concerned with robberies, dirt bikes and more in Carrick

“Whoever’s driving their dirt bikes over graves in the cemetery, please stop. It’s very disrespectful.” Eight-year-old Katrina Luffey made this common sense appeal at last week’s Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch meeting,... — Updated 6/10/2013


Economic Development South receives a Strengthening Communities Partnership grant

Economic Development South (EDS) has been announced as one of the organizations to participate in Allegheny Conference on Community Development’s (ACCD) new Strengthening Communities Partnership (SCP), an initiative to... — Updated 6/10/2013


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