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Articles from the September 17, 2013 edition

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Real Estate transactions for issue of 9/17/13

16th Ward Shannon Chevalier Mathews to Shannon Wiley at 119 Dengler St. for $59,900. AJL Holdings LLC to Warrior Development 2 L.P. at 2333 E. Carson St. for $460,000. James Warden to Hajjah Holdings LLC at 2812 Edwards Way for... — Updated 2/1/2016


Original Emerald View Park trail completed

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC), recently completed a trail originally envisioned in Emerald View Park’s 2010 Master Trail Plan. “While we are constantly working to improve Emerald View Park’s... — Updated 9/16/2013


Kids' programs this fall at the Knoxville Library

The Knoxville Library’s fall programs are gearing up with food for the brain and body. The schedule for school aged children aims to keep kids healthy and active as the weather turns cooler. Active video games like “Just... — Updated 9/16/2013


Thank You event Saturday

On Saturday, Sept. 21, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania will say “thank you” to South Side area residents for their generosity in the past and also ask them for additional donations with a festive Donation Celebration... — Updated 9/16/2013


Preserving the harvest at Mt. Washington Library

Upcoming Fall Events at the Mt. Washington Library include: Preserving the Harvest on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 6:30-8 p.m. Come to this class and learn the basics of canning, drying and freezing. Recipes will be included. Presented... — Updated 9/16/2013


Santa Maria Magdalena moving to South Side

Saint Maria Magdalena, ORCC has found a new site, the old St. Casimir Church at 22nd and Sarah streets, South side. The church will be called the Paraclete Center in honor of devotion to the Holy Spirit. The opening will take... — Updated 9/16/2013


Police will be conducting aggressive driving enforcement in area

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will be conducting Aggressive Driving Enforcement during the next two weeks, from September 16 until September 27. The additional enforcement is in association with the Pennsylvania Aggressive... — Updated 9/16/2013


Hello Bistro has 'Best Burger' in competition

The National Hamburger Festival honored Pittsburgh-based Eat’n Park Restaurants ( with a first place award at the eighth annual festival and Best Burger Competition, in Akron on August 17 and 18. Eat’n... — Updated 9/16/2013


Town Hall meeting on Affordable Care Act

A Town Hall Forum on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, featuring a panel discussion by experts and a question-and-answer session, at the University of Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Oct. 2, will offer the public... — Updated 9/16/2013


Town Hall Forum will offer answers about Affordable Care Act

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, will hear from experts in the insurance and health care industries, nonprofits and community leaders at a public hearing on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept.... — Updated 9/16/2013


Columbia Gas working on Hilltop

Columbia Gas is upgrading more than 5,000 feet of old steel pipe in the Hilltop communities in the coming months. Work began last week and will continue until late December on Freeland Street, Loyal Way, Knox Avenue, Arlington... — Updated 9/16/2013


'Catechism' contributions reach $350,000 for convents

Coinciding with its production of Sister’s Summer School Catechism: God Never Takes a Vacation featuring Kimberly Richards, City Theater announced that fundraising to benefit... — Updated 9/16/2013


Food safety certification course scheduled in S.S.

The Allegheny County Health Department recently released its fall schedule of food protection certification courses for food industry workers. The two-day course will be offered October 3 and 10 at Sokol Club on South Side; October... — Updated 9/16/2013


WIC families urged to get checks for free produce

The Allegheny County Health Department is reminding WIC families that checks for the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program are available until September 30 while supplies last and must be used before they expire November... — Updated 9/16/2013


Allentown Adult Day Service celebrates with Open House

The Allentown Adult Day Service will Celebrate National Adult Day Service Week with its annual Open House on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 1-4 p.m. The special week provides opportunities to highlight adult day service centers... — Updated 9/16/2013


ACDC to celebrate Warrington completion

The Allentown Community Development Corp. is planning to celebrate the completion of the Warrington Avenue reconstruction project. The celebration is slated for the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue, for Tuesday,... — Updated 9/16/2013

 By Sarah Beth Martin    News

Block watch celebrates successes, learns details of area assault

As Crime Prevention Officer Christine Luffey distributed copies of the August crime statistics for Carrick at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch, she prepared those in attendance to receive a mixed... — Updated 9/16/2013


Faceburgh on display at South Side Welcome Ctr.

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will present the work of South Side street photographer Matte Braidic in an exhibition entitled “Faceburgh: Portraits of a City” running Sept. 19 at the South Side Welcome Center, 1100 E.... — Updated 9/16/2013


Upcoming hearings for the Pgh. Zoning Board

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone cas... — Updated 9/16/2013


Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 1:15 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Laura R. Auld and James W. Neville, 660 Southern Avenue, 19th Ward, Codes 111.1,... — Updated 9/16/2013


Developer changes plans for Mount's One Grandview

A special meeting was held last week at the Mt. Washington Senior Center to discuss what’s going on with the iconic One Grandview Avenue land parcel. The land, which has been held by Sycamore Grandview Development for... — Updated 9/16/2013


Bike sharing, code enforcement focus of Planning Forum session

Presentations on the 2014 launching of Pittsburgh’s Bike Share program, and on the residents-led Oakland Planning and Development Corp. (OPDC), were the focus of the Sept. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. A scheduled... — Updated 9/16/2013


The end is in sight

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