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Articles from the June 12, 2018 edition

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Kids eat free in Allentown this summer at HTUMC

All kids, ages 18 and under, are invited to eat dinner free of charge at Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E. Warrington Avenue, every Wednesday evening from 5:30-7:30 p.m., from June 13 to August 8. Crafts, games, and other... — Updated 6/15/2018


DHS is collecting new sports equipment for Holiday Project

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is collecting new sports equipment – baseballs, basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, hockey sticks, helmets and pads, rackets, and outdoor games for the Holiday Project, which provides... — Updated 6/15/2018


Two more Hard-To-Recycle events coming during June

The Pennsylvania Resources Council will host two Hard-To-Recycle Collection events to accept e-waste, cell phones, tires and more in June: • Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Bethel Park High School. • Saturday,... — Updated 6/15/2018


Drag Queen Story Hour at the Knoxville library

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Knoxville will be hosting a Drag Queen Story Hour event on Saturday, June 30 at 1 p.m. Dance, sing and play during this special event to celebrate Pride month. The story hour will celebrate... — Updated 6/15/2018


St. Sylvester's award winners

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Gavel Club achieves APOST designation

Gavel Club of Toastmasters Carrick PA,, recently became a Quality Campaign with Allegheny Partners for Out-of-School Time (APOST). The Gavel Club is a free program for youth in Grades 6-12 in which they... — Updated 6/15/2018


Clean air for our children

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, it is time we turn our attention to the safety of our children and the air they are breathing. Currently, Allegheny County is tied at eighth in the country for worst metro air... — Updated 6/15/2018


Prepared Pittsburgh classes are open to all city residents

Prepared Pittsburgh, a series of resilience and preparedness resources open to all city residents has been announced by the City of Pittsburgh. Prepared Pittsburgh aims to help neighborhoods better face climate-related risks and... — Updated 6/15/2018


Allentown CDC sponsoring vintage market in Grandview

Kinsey Vintage Market @ Grandview Park, a variety of antique, vintage and artisan vendors, will take place in Grandview Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 30. The market, in cooperation with the Allentown CDC, will also feature... — Updated 6/15/2018


Carrick recycles hard-to-recycle items

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A Taste of Allentown expands to include nine area venues

The second annual Taste of Allentown is right around the corner on June 15. Last year’s Taste of Allentown featured seven neighborhood restaurants and caterers, this year’s food tour has expanded to nine stops with a variety... — Updated 6/15/2018


NPOs can apply for PA Fresh Paint Days

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is accepting applications for their 2018 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania, a program designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in nee... — Updated 6/15/2018

 By Austin Vaught    News

Recovery homes to display inspection certificates

Addiction recovery homes in Carrick and across the region will begin to voluntarily display certificates indicating they’ve received inspection and the proper operating procedures are in place. While mandatory inspections for rec... — Updated 6/15/2018


Hilltop Urban Farm workday

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 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Mayor updates on more police, asks for Hilltop area priorities

With summer approaching and better weather here, Mayor William Peduto hoped Allentown residents took note of more police on the streets. “I hope you’ve noticed there are more police in Zone 3,” he told residents at the June m... — Updated 6/15/2018


ACHD will survey area residents on opioid crisis

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has received a two-year grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation to support the expansion of the department’s outreach in local communities affected by the opioid crisis. A portion... — Updated 6/15/2018

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Surveillance cameras impacting crime along E. Carson in South Side

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala returned to South Side to update the community on the high-definition surveillance cameras his office has placed along E. Carson S... — Updated 6/15/2018


June activities at the Knoxville library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Knoxville has weekly events for kids all summer. Storytime: Family Fun happens every Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. Bring the whole family for books, songs and rhymes. Through the joy of reading,... — Updated 6/15/2018


South Side library June activities

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- South Side has a June full of activities planned for children, teens and adults. Children’s activities include: Storytime: Family Fun on Thursdays, June 21 and 28. Bring the whole family for... — Updated 6/11/2018


Hilltop dinner canceled

June’s Feed the Community dinners hosted by the Beltzhoover Civic Association have been canceled. The next regularly scheduled Feed the Community free dinner for all Hilltop residents will be on July 15 at St. Paul... — Updated 6/11/2018


Parents can learn more about summer, screens, social media

St. Sylvester School and Parish has arranged a presentation for families with children using electronic media on Thursday, June 14 from 7-8 p.m. in St. Sylvester Church Hall, 3754 Brownsville Road. Parents with children who now... — Updated 6/11/2018


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 6/11/2018


Mt. Oliver Housing Court

Results from the June 5 Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case before Municipal District Judge Richard King: • Jason Kasten, 200 Moye Place, Mt. Oliver Borough, 845.183.7, Rental... — Updated 6/11/2018


This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, June 13 , at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Mary Thompkins, 85 Sylvania Avenue, 18th Ward, Code... — Updated 6/11/2018


Real estate transactions for issue of June 12

16th Ward Arlene Pindel to Dawn Rich trustee at 2715 Cobden St. for $218,000. MTGLQ Investors L.P. to Edmund Wagoner III and Alans Wagoner at 1321 Cologne St. for $64,664. Carl... — Updated 6/11/2018


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