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Articles from the August 27, 2019 edition

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Tenth Street Bridge to close for paving Sept. 6-9

The Philip Murray (South Tenth Street) Bridge will close from 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 until 6 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 9 for milling and paving. Northbound drivers will detour using East Carson Street, the Birmingham Bridge,... — Updated 9/5/2019


Zara Street Tire Garden Grand Opening Aug. 28

The grand opening of the Zara Street Tire Garden, 223-225 Zara Street, is planned for Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Join neighbors and community leaders to celebrate the addition to the neighborhood and participate in... — Updated 9/5/2019

 By Tom Winschel    News

Beware of false Social Security or medicare advertisements

Scammers have become more aggressive and sophisticated in the digital age. With millions of people relying on Social Security and Medicare, scammers target audiences who are looking for legitimate program and benefit information.... — Updated 8/29/2019


Beautiful day for dinner

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Keep PA Beautiful's Litter Free School program

Litter reduces property values, is costly to the economy and leads to contamination of our land and water. Litter has a direct effect on how we, and others, feel about where we live, work and play. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful... — Updated 8/29/2019


AG announces effort with telecom companies to fight illegal robocalls

A coalition of 51 attorneys general reached an agreement with 12 major phone companies to fight illegal robocalls. The companies—AT&T, Bandwidth, CenturyLink, Charter, Comcast, Consolidated, Frontier, Sprint, T-Mobile, US... — Updated 8/29/2019


Retired men's group will hear from census specialist

The Retired Men’s Luncheon Group welcomes retirees to its Thursday, Sept. 19 luncheon with event speaker David Lopus who is with the federal government census bureau. Mr. Lopus will speak about the purpose of taking the census... — Updated 8/29/2019


Aug. 31 is the next Hilltop Urban Farm volunteer day

The Hilltop Urban Farm, the largest urban farm in the country, has scheduled volunteer days throughout the spring, summer and fall. Volunteers are needed on August 31, September 28... — Updated 8/29/2019


Challenge invites development of technologies, solutions to roadway litter

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced students in grades 9-12 are invited to participate in the third PennDOT Innovations Challenge... — Updated 8/29/2019


City adds capacity to address climate, energy

The City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning has announced the addition of two new members and the promotion of another staff member in the Department’s Sustainability and Resilience Division. The positions will work... — Updated 8/29/2019


Duquesne students clean up in South Side

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Pilot STEM program provides students with career experience

Mayor William Peduto joined Housing Authority City of Pittsburgh, Phase 4 Learning Inc., Allegheny County Housing Authority, and Everyone On to celebrate the launch of “Bridges to Tech. This 10-week STEAM (Science, Technology, En... — Updated 8/29/2019


Knoxville community meeting is September 5

The Knoxville Community Council monthly meeting is planned for Thursday, Sept. 5, 6 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The meeting’s open forum topic will include: strategies for increasing... — Updated 8/29/2019


CCI Home Energy Showcase home competition begins

Pittsburgh-based nonprofit organization Conservation Consultants Inc. (CCI) will hold “CCI’s Home Energy Showcase,” a new competition calling on Pittsburgh area homeowners to take action to reduce the portion of their... — Updated 8/29/2019


Work on Grandview Avenue rails, sidewalks will cost city $805,363

Work has begun on a $805,363 reconstruction project along Grandview Avenue in Mount Washington. The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure began restoration last week on three... — Updated 8/29/2019


Mt. O. now appealing, winning real estate assessments in boro

The Aug. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council began with President Amber McGough congratulating borough manager Rick Hopkinson on his being named one of the 30 Under 30 awardees by the Pittsburgh Business Times. The Aug. 9-15 issue... — Updated 8/29/2019


Meeting will consider voting systems report

The Board of Elections will hold a public meeting on Friday, Aug. 30, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Gold Room of the County Courthouse to consider the report from the Voting Equipment Search Committee, and to consider other business... — Updated 8/29/2019


Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1610 E. Carson... — Updated 8/26/2019


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 8/26/2019


Mt. Oliver Housing Court

Results for the Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case on Tuesday, Aug. 20 in Municipal District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Benjamin Sovyak, 1718 Arlington Avenue, Mt. Oliver Borough, 302.1, Debris; 302.4, Overgrowth.... — Updated 8/26/2019


This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Walter Sokora, 148 S 25th Street, 16th Ward, Code PM108.1.1.... — Updated 8/26/2019


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