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CPR course, crime updates highlight the Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch

Several Carrick residents participated in a free CPR training course conducted by City of Pittsburgh EMS and UPMC at this month’s Carrick / Overbrook block watch meeting in the Concord K5 gymnasium. The new public health... — Updated 6/21/2016


Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 29, 2016 thru June 5, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Stolen/recovered auto – 80 blk Haberman Ave. – between 5/29 at 8:30 PM and... — Updated 6/14/2016


Pennsylvania residents surveyed on their ability, willingness to recycle

Over the last 5 months the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center (RMC) in partnership with the Center for Survey Research at Penn State Harrisburg completed a state-wide survey of Pennsylvanians to understand how much e-waste is... — Updated 6/14/2016


Area students among those earning PSU Dean's List

South Pittsburgh area students earning Dean’s List honors for the spring term at Pennsylvania State University included: Kirstin A. Dean, Greater Allegheny Campus; Margot Dormer, University Park Campus; Nicole Duchnowska,... — Updated 6/13/2016


Lauren Shuty is this year's County girls marble champion

The Allegheny County Parks Department has announced the winners of the 2016 County Marbles Tournament, which took place June 2-4 in the Courthouse Courtyard.  In the girls’ division, 12-year-old Lauren Shuty of the South Side... — Updated 6/13/2016


South Pittsburgh students earn PSU degrees

Commencement ceremonies, across Pennsylvania State University campuses, were held the May 6, 7 and 8. This spring Penn State awarded approximately 13,600 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 429 associate,... — Updated 6/13/2016


PRC 'Reuse Fest' will benefit non-profits

Clean out the garage…the basement…the overflowing closets throughout the house because the region’s fifth annual large-scale collection of materials to be reused by local nonprofits will take place on Saturday, June 18. The... — Updated 6/13/2016


Emergency management reorganized in the city

As the result of internal reviews after the April 13 Donald Trump rally in Downtown, the City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Department will refocus its Office of Emergency Management to conduct comprehensive planning for all large-sc... — Updated 6/13/2016


Lower Beltzhoover watch to meet Wednesday, June 29

The monthly meeting of the Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch will be held on Wednesday, June 29 at 29 Sylvania Avenue in the Community Room at 6 p.m. The meeting is not limited to lower Beltzhoover residents and is open to everyone.... — Updated 6/13/2016


Father's Day dinner Sunday at St. Paul AME

The Beltzhoover Civic Association and St. Paul AME Church will host a family Father’s Day Dinner on Sunday, June 19. The dinner will take place from 4-6 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard St., Pittsburgh, PA 15210. For... — Updated 6/13/2016


Citiparks outdoor pools open June 14

Citiparks will open 16 outdoor swimming pools for the summer season and six spray parks for daily operation today, Tuesday, June 14. The Citiparks pools are in Highland Park, Riverview Park, Schenley Park, Banksville, Bloomfield,... — Updated 6/13/2016


Healthy cooking program at Trinity

A Healthy Cooking program will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road in Mt. Oliver, on Saturday, June 25. The program will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. RSVP to Val at... — Updated 6/13/2016


South Side Community Council's open meeting, elections on June 20

The South Side Community Council will hold an open meeting for neighborhood residents on Monday, June 20, 6:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The agenda will include discussion on the re-focus of the Community... — Updated 6/13/2016


40 Acres site in Hays will now be Pittsburgh's biggest park

The board of the Urban Redevelopment Authority has accepted a gift of 660 acres of land in Hays from the Pittsburgh Development Group II, with plans to create new city parkland, trails and possibly housing. The $5 million price pai... — Updated 6/13/2016


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 6/13/2016


Diocese will merge four South Pittsburgh area church parishes

Bishop David A. Zubik announced over the weekend mergers involving ten parishes in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh including four from South Pittsburgh. According to a news release from the Diocese, the pastors of all ten... — Updated 6/13/2016


South Side Art Crawl this Saturday, June 18

South Side is often the venue for various “crawls” along East Carson Street, but this Saturday, June 18, it will feature an Art Crawl with close to 50 venues, 250 local artists and 30 live bands. Chris Boles, founder and creati... — Updated 6/13/2016


Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Carson Plaza Assoc. to Standard Carson Venture L.P. at 2117 E. Carson St. for $13,600,000. Ashly Albert Freed to Scott Marnik at 2250 Mary St. 117 for $219,900. William Andrews to Joshua and Debria Ebaugh at 1701 Oakley... — Updated 6/13/2016


Hilltop Next 3 Days features music, food in weekend showcase

The second installment of the NEXT 3 Days (N3D) event series will take place June 17 – 19 in the city's Hilltop neighborhoods of Mt. Washington and Allentown. N3D is an... — Updated 6/13/2016


Hard to recycle Hilltop event

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