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South Pittsburgh celebrates annual National Night Out with festivities

National Night Out (NNO), the summer-time, community-building, public safety celebration is held annually on the first Tuesday in August throughout the country and in South Pittsburgh. Neighborhoods...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 9:00 a.m. in Municipal District Judge James Motznik's Courtroom: • BG 43 Properties LLC, 973 Boggs Avenue, 19th Ward, Code...

 

Mt. Oliver Housing Court results and current cases

Results for the July 31 Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases before Municipal District Judge Richard King: • Raymond Frankert, 2 Verena Street, Mt. Oliver Borough, 845.183.7, Rental License....

 

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 case 191/18 on Thursd...

 

Real estate transfers for issues of 7/31 and 8/7

16th Ward Jacob Pelletier to Layton Miller at 2427 Burham St. for $227,000. John Punjack to John Welsh Jr. at 217 Rinne St. for $4,000. Birmingham Holdings LLC to L7 Holdings Ltd. LLC at 2010 Spring...

 

Mt. Oliver proposed ordinances 972 & 973

The following ordinances will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council on Monday, August 20th at 7:30 PM, 150 Brownsville Road – Ordinance 972 Amending the Mt. Oliver Borough Code by establishing regulations...

 

Free produce distribution this week at August's Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, Aug. 10. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 

South Side Voices tells Carson's stories

South Side Voices: Stories on Carson, a storytelling event, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of East Carson Street's City Historic Designation on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at City Theatre from 7 - 9...

 

Sota team wins annual S.Side golf tournament

Sota Construction Services, Inc. was the first-place winning team in the July 30 South Side Summer Golf Classic. The tournament was co-hosted by the South Side Chamber of Commerce and the South Side...

 

UPMC Mercy, PED spending disscussed at Planning Forum

Updates on the UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center, East Carson St. business district strategy, and the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED) were presented at the July 31 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The first presentation...

 

City of Pittsburgh celebrating National Farmers Market Week

The City of Pittsburgh is joining cities across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August this week. Pittsburgh has had continuous, weekly farmers markets since 1942 when the Farmers Market Cooperative of East Liberty first...

 

Take an Urban Hike through the hills of Carrick and more at Phillips Park

Urban Hike Pittsburgh's first venture into Carrick is coming on Sunday, Aug. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This hike will have feature some ups and downs and then ups again since Carrick is a...

 

PWSA tackles road, sidewalk restorations throughout Pittsburgh

Lead service line replacements and a sharp increase in winter main breaks result in a busy restoration season for the Authority The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) is on track to restore more than 3,000 asphalt and concrete sites...

 

PLI modernizing business licensing operations

The City of Pittsburgh City Council has passed legislation to modernize Permits, License, and Inspections (PLI) business licensing operations, in accordance to the Pittsburgh City Code (Title VII Business Licensing). To support the adopted...

 

Leadership changes at I&P, Citiparks

Leadership changes have occurred in the City of Pittsburgh departments of Innovation & Performance and Citiparks. Lee Haller, the director of the city’s Innovation and Performance Department, has left city government to join a local software...

 

PA Resources hard-to-recycle, household chemical collections

Clean out the basement, the garage and the garden shed. There’s still plenty of time this summer and fall to responsibly dispose of a wide variety of materials – ranging from pesticides and paints to televisions and tires – at upcoming...

 

State senators to introduce bills to regulate 3D-printed guns in Penna

Looking to stop the spread of undetectable and untraceable 3D-printed guns, Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) and Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) plan to introduce a bill to ensure Pennsylvania’s Uniform Firearms Act applies to...

 

Baldwin Library programs

Upcoming programs at the Baldwin Borough Public Library include: A Study Skills/Organization Free Tutoring Session will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 14 from 6-8 p.m. Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services of South Park will be holding a free middle school...

 

Retired Men's group meets on August 16

The Retired Men’s Luncheon Group welcomes retirees to its August 16 luncheon with speaker Ken Kaszak. Mr. Kaszak’s topic is Investor Psychology. Lunch is at noon. Cost is $8 payable at the door at the Pleasant Hills Presbyterian Church, 199 Old...

 

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