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This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Sadie LLC, 507 Boggston Avenue, 18th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Hilltop LLC, 339...

 

Mt. Oliver Housing Court

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case are scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 10:30 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Cortez McClendon, 451 Hays Avenue, Mt....

 

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 222/18 on...

 

Real estate transactions for issue of August 28

16th Ward Thomas Ott to Michael Stanley and Monica Nelson at 3216 Mary St. for $222,000. Estate of Edward Schuerle to Monte Miller at 535 Otillia St. for $25,000. Rachael Budd to Jason Lancia at 443...

 

Councilman resigns, nuisance property considered in boro

The August 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver council began with announcement of the resignation of Councilman David Beltz, whose letter cited work and family demands. Council accepted his resignation by a 4-0 vote. In addition to Mr. Beltz, council members...

 

Zone 3 council getting organized, starting to plan for future events

The Aug. 20 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council was the first group meeting presided over by Interim President Liz Style. She assumed the role last month following the resignation of Ken Wolfe...

 

Bring back the trolley in Allentown, maybe not

Back when I was a student living in Allentown I took the trolley everyday to Point Park College. Back then we called it a trolley or a streetcar, not a light rail vehicle. A short walk to the corner of Arlington and Warrington avenues and I could be...

 

Participate in city's Public Engagement Plan

City residents are invited to participate in the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of City Planning (DCP) Public Engagement Plan. As the city moves forward with a Comprehensive Plan, which will shape policy and practice for the City’s sustainable...

 

Share your ideas on how to make Pittsburgh better

How will commutes in Pittsburgh be designed that are seamless, welcoming, and intuitive? Share ideas on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 6-8 p.m. at the Coro Center for Civic Leadership on South Side. At this event, residents will collaborate with a diverse gr...

 

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...

 

It's a part of galatic proportions at Science Center's Doctor Trek Wars

Carnegie Science Center will celebrate three of the most popular science-fiction fandoms with Doctor Trek Wars, with two separate events – one for families and one for adults-only. On Saturday,...

 

Beltzhoover man arrested over the weekend for Mt. Washington robbery

Zone 3 officers responded to a call Saturday night, Aug. 25, around 9 p.m., of an armed robbery at the Rite Aid in the 200 block of Virginia Avenue in Mt. Washington. Police determined an adult male...

 

County music festival to benefit children, youth

The 2018 Allegheny County Music Festival will be held on Sunday, Sept. 2 at the amphitheater in Hartwood Acres Park in Hampton. Opening acts begin at 5 p.m. and Uprooted, with Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root, will take the stage at 8 p.m. The...

 

Festival of Praise is Sept. 8

A Festival of Praise at Holy Apostles Parish will be held at St. Albert The Great Church, 3171 Churchview Ave., in Baldwin on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. The theme for the festival is Aware and Alive. There will be an Adoration Service,...

 

Pittsburgh CFO, budget director leaving for new opportunities

Sam Ashbaugh, the city's Chief Financial Officer, and Jennifer Presutti, the director of the city's Office of Management and Budget, are leaving city government next month to take new...

 

PUC schedules hearings on PWSA Rate increase request

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has scheduled four early-September hearings to gather public input on the rate increase requests filed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA). The hearings will be held: Tuesday, Sept. 4...

 
 By Tom Winschel    News    August 28, 2018

Make your direct deposit changes early

September 6 is National Fight Procrastination Day. With our busy lives, it is easy to fall into that cycle of constantly postponing some tasks because of other things we need to address right now. This may be true for you when it comes to changing...

 

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