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Articles from the June 23, 2015 edition

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South Side Mibster competing at 92nd National Marbles Championship

The 92nd National Marbles Tournament got underway on Monday, June 22, in Wildwood, N.J. Allegheny County is represented by girls champion Sierra Ricci, age 10, of Shaler Twp., boys champion Eli Murphy, age 12, of Squirrel Hill,... — Updated 6/24/2015


Boro institutes fees for parking spaces, recreation facilities

From now on, when contractors working in Mt. Oliver want to reserve parking meter spaces or on-street spaces, they will have to pay a fee. It was one of the actions taken at... — Updated 6/24/2015


Ryan J. Dunlap

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Dunlap graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included... — Updated 6/22/2015


Learn how to take care of the urban forest as a tree tender

Learn how to be a tree tender and help take care of the urban forest. Tree tenders are making a difference in Pittsburgh, planting trees and caring for existing ones--ensuring a healthy urban forest for generations to come. Tree... — Updated 6/22/2015


Car wash and bake sale Sat.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, will hold a Car Wash and Bake Sale on Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.... — Updated 6/22/2015


Public invited to weigh in on color for sister bridges across Allegheny

Built in the 1920’s, the “Sister Bridges” – Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street), Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) and Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) – are all scheduled to be rehabilitated over the next few years. As part of that... — Updated 6/22/2015


Oasis seeks tutors to help local kids

Oasis is looking for volunteer tutors in the neighborhood who can give an hour a week to change a child’s life forever. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and older. All... — Updated 6/22/2015


Last hump cleanup is Wednesday

The Carrick Community Council will host a “last hump of the month community cleanup” on Wednesday, June 24. Volunteers meet behind Carrick shopping center, behind Dunkin Donuts and RiteAid, at 6 p.m. for bags gloves and clean... — Updated 6/22/2015


Detour in place for northbound Route 88

PennDOT District 11 was slated to begin a long-term closure of northbound Route 88 (Library Road) at the intersection with Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard), June 22 weather permitting. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday night,... — Updated 6/22/2015


First Sweet Saturdays a success for Mount Oliver

On June 13, things got a little sweeter in Mt. Oliver. Sweet Saturdays came to fruition because of the closing of Kullman’s Bakery and the need to fill that void for the residents and visitors. Sweet Saturdays is a community sale... — Updated 6/22/2015


Police look for Mount bank robber

Pittsburgh Police are looking for a bank robbery suspect who robbed the First Niagara Bank in Mount Washington. At approximately 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 15 Zone 3 Officers... — Updated 6/22/2015


CLP-Knoxville closing on Saturday for year-long renovations

Residents in Knoxville will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the community, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will... — Updated 6/22/2015


URA honored with awards for the SouthSide Works, Riverfront Park

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Pittsburgh received three Best of Act 2 Contest Awards for SouthSide Works at the Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference, held May 13-15 in Erie, PA. SouthSide Works won in the “Shop,... — Updated 6/22/2015


Real estate transactions from RealStats

16th Ward Colleen Hucko to L2 Holdings Ltd. at 2515 Spring St. for $47,500. Riva Ridge Enterprises LLC to A View Assoc. LLC at 45 Sterling St. for $84,130. 17th Ward Kyle Lebouitz to John Gregg at 1725 Merriman St. for $365,000.... — Updated 6/22/2015


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 6/22/2015


Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, June 25, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Colleen Bock and Bill Hughes, 403 Beltzhoover Avenue, 18th Ward, Continued Codes... — Updated 6/22/2015


Acting commander takes over temporarily at Zone 3 station

The June 15 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting began with the news that Lt. Lori McCartney was the zone’s acting commander. The former Zone 3 Commander, Larry Scirotto, was moved two weeks ago to head the Major... — Updated 6/22/2015


Repairs to Grandview Avenue sidewalks will be coming soon

Grandview Avenue renovations and the proposed Shiloh Street Gateway were among topics discussed at the Mount Washington Community Development Center (MWCDC) meeting on Thursday at... — Updated 6/22/2015


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