Articles from the July 29, 2003 edition

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PDA directory lists low-cost, no-cost dental clinics throughout Pennsylvania

Uninsured and underinsured Pennsylvanians often have difficulty finding low-cost dental care. That's why the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) developed its Dental Clinic Directory, a compilation of Pennsylvania's free and...

 

Recycling program could reward those using the Big Bottle

America's soft drink companies have launched a new program to encourage recycling in Pittsburgh. Called Bin Rewards, the program provides incentives for recycling at away from home venues. New bottle-shaped recycle bins have been...

 

Maps available on-line for state parks

Hailed as the most significant customer service enhancement since a toll-free telephone reservation system was initiated five years ago, detailed state park maps are now available on the state Department of Conservation and...

 

Restaurant, cineplex named as tennants of South Side Works

South Side residents can look forward to cheesecake and a movie next summer. The Soffer Organization has been working to bring the Cheesecake Factory to the South Side Works to be located adjacent to the new 10-screen Cineplex....

 

Mount Oliver adds two more (junior) councilmen

Mount Oliver Borough Council added two new junior members at the July meeting of the municipal body. The new “junior” council members, Donald E. Eiben, 16, and Raymond J....

 

Brew House seeks proposals for ‘New Works Series' in So. Side

The Brew House Performance Committee is soliciting proposals from young producers, performers, individual artists and artist groups for the “Pittsburgh's New Works Series.” The series is designed to showcase the freshest of the...

 

Artist asking for sewing machines to give to students learning to sew

South Side artist Suz Pisano is seeking the donation of old sewing machines to use in teaching children how to sew. Machines should be in working order, but Pisano says she's willing to tackle minor repairs and cleaning herself....

 

South Side program goes to great lengths to make e-buddies work

Lauren Taintor, manager for the Pennsylvania e-Buddies® program of Best Buddies Western PA, received a grant from Special Olympics to attend and promote the e-Buddies® program at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Mount Oliver looking into owner's complaints about trucks breaking sidewalks

Frustrated with the prospect of being required to replace the sidewalk on his Freemont Street rental property, William Haines came to the July meeting of the Mount Oliver Borough Council seeking relief. Haines, owner of 114...

 
 By Al Lowe    Front Page

McArdle could open this year

The long nightmare for South Side and Mount Washington could be over if work on McArdle Roadway is completed as expected by the end of the year. Both Robert DiCicco, City of...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Developer outlines plans for 40 Acres to Pgh. City Council members

Plans to develop “40 acres” near East Carson Street and Becks Run Road continued when developers of the site had a hearing before Pittsburgh City Council last week on the excavation, grading and fill needed to prepare the...

 

BLS putting new computers on-line

Bishop Leonard School recently had their computer capabilities upgraded with the addition of 35 of the new high-tech machines. Through the efforts of Principal Cindy Baldrige and the Diosese of Pittsburgh Catholic Schools Office...

 

Market House dek hockey team finishes strong

The Market House Recreation Center on South Side has put together talented dek hockey teams to compete for city titles year in and year out. For the second consecutive season the Ma...

 

Lubawskis celebrate Silver Anniversary

John and Sandra Lubawski of the South Side Slopes are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary today, July 29. The Lubawskis were married July 29, 1978 in the Rose Garden at Phipps Conservatory in Oakland, while John was serving...

 

Aaron R. Lotis

Aaron R. Lotis has entered basic cadet training at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Col., in preparation to enter the first academic year at the academy.  The six-week, two-phased orientation program trains men and...

 

Blaise McGovern

Navy Seaman Apprentice Blaise A. McGovern, son of Kathleen A. Abruzese of Pittsburgh, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, McGovern completed a...

 

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