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Ultimate yard sale

There will be an “Ultimate Yard Sale” on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Baldwin Community United Methodist Church, 5001 Baptist Road, Whitehall. Items for sale include but are not limited to : furniture, books, toys, glassware,...

 

Two local hearings at Pgh. Zoning Bd.

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled two public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Sept. 20 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case...

 

Annette Mae Hess celebrates 90th

Annette Mae Hess was born in Pittsburgh on September 23, 1917. She is the daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret Klein, sister of the late Richard Klein, wife of the late Emil Frank Hess, mother of Raymond, Diane Foriska, grandmother of Joseph,...

 

Woman to Woman series topic is lowering your cholesterol

The next Hilltop Health Ministries Consortium “Woman to Woman” program will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road in Mt. Oliver. The topic will be “Lowering Your Cholesterol with TLC.” Debbie...

 

Costa honored for service to fire companies

State Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) was recently honored with the “Service Award” by the Western Pennsylvania Firemen's Association at its 2007 Convention, at the Universal Fire Company in Penn Hills. The Service Award is presented each year to a...

 

Changes in store for this year's ‘Readshaw's Raiders' ride

For the seventh year in a row, the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (A.B.A.T.E. of Pennsylvania) is preparing for its annual motorcycle convoy from Harrisburg to Gettysburg to help preserve the heritage of Gettysburg, but this year they've m...

 

Brookline Girl's All Star Team

Brookline's 10 and under Girl's All Star Softball Team were crowned champions of the Greater Baldwin Tournament, defeating Baldwin in the championship game. The team also earned second place in the...

 

Yankee Doodle Dandy Variety Show entertains at the Birmingham AARP

Birmingham AARP #2757 will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue at 12:30 p.m. The entertainment will be the Yankee Doodle Dandy Variety Show. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served for a donation....

 

CBA welcomes city officials at September dinner meeting

The next meeting of the Carrick Business Association will be Thursday, Sept. 27 at Michael's Restaurant, 3052 Churchview Avenue. Networking is at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. at a cost of $15 and the meeting starts at 8 p.m. The guest speakers will...

 

New exhibit opens at LaFond

“Discovering… On My Own…Anew,” an exhibit of new works by Pittsburgh's own Nellie Lou Slagle is opening at the La Fond Galleries on the South Side. Her new works reflect the peacefulness found in Japanese gardens: of encounters with the...

 

Black Sheep Puppet Festival to feature local performers

The Black Sheep Puppet Festival, Oct. 19-28 at the Brew House, 2100 Mary Street on South Side, is the longest running yearly puppet festival in the country will focus on local performers for its Ninth Annual event. The festival known for bringing...

 

What's for Dinner? opening at Silver Eye Center Sept. 29

An opening reception for What's for Dinner? Photographs by Diana Shearwood will be Saturday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. at Silver Eye Center for Photography, 1015 E. Carson Street, South Side. Quebec photographer Diana Shearwood's photographs are...

 

VV Players host Sixth Annual Fashion Show

The Veronica's Veil Players will be holding their Sixth Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 7, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Highland Country Club. Tickets for the luncheon and fashion show will be $25 per person. Reservations are...

 

City Theatre to stage US premiere of Mother Teresa is Dead

City Theatre begins its 33rd season with the United States premiere of Mother Teresa is Dead, written by British playwright Helen Edmundson and directed by City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy...

 

Mt. O/City block watch

The next meeting of the Mount Oliver City/Saint Clair Village Border Block Watch will be Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be in the multi-education building of Potter's House Cathedral, 430 Cathedral Avenue. Invited guest speakers...

 

Proper use of child car seats at Zone 3

The next meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council will be on Wednesday Sept. 19, 2007 at 7 p.m. at the Banksville Community Center in Banksville Park on Crane Avenue. Guest speaker will be Bob Hrabar from UPMC Child Safety Transportation...

 

30th Ward Block Watch schedules safety meeting

The 30th Ward Knoxville Block Watch has scheduled a meeting for Wednesday Sept. 26, at St. Sava Church on Knox Avenue, 7 p.m. Invited (but not confirmed) guests include Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Commander Larry Ross or Officer Christine Luffey,...

 

ACDC cancels Sept. meeting in favor of Rep. Wheatley

The Allentown Community Development Corp. has canceled its September meeting so that residents of Allentown may attend the town hall meeting being held by State Rep. Jake Wheatley scheduled for the same night at the Warrington Recreation Center from...

 

Alternative transportation showcase

Ride, run, walk, peddle or paddle to the region's first festival showcasing the use of “alternative transportation” – public transportation, car-sharing, alternative fuels and human-powered vehicles on Friday, Oct. 5. Sessions will be at...

 

Wheatly holds meetings on Hilltop

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Pittsburgh, is holding a series of town hall meetings this fall throughout the 19th Legislative District. “I am holding these meetings to report back to the people I represent on what I have been doing for the district...

 

Westinghouse 60th year reunion

The Westinghouse High School Classes of 1947 are holding their 60th year reunion. All the classmates are welcome to attend and renew friendships. The reunion will be at the Church Hill Country Club on Sunday, October 14, 2007, starting at noon. For...

 

Knoxville Jr. High annual reunion coming in Nov.

The second annual Knoxville Junior High School Reunion will be Saturday, Nov. 24 from 5-11:30 p.m. at Duranti's Park Plaza Restaurant, 128 N. Craig Street, Oakland. The evening features a buffet dinner from 6-8 p.m. and a cash bar from 5-6 p.m. and...

 

Girl Scout Troop 60 looking for girls and their leaders

Girl Scout Troop 60 will be meeting on the first and third Saturday of each month from 9-11 a.m. at the Hilltop United Methodist Church at 631 E. Warrington Avenue 15210. The first 10 girls that register will receive a free gift. Contact Lorraine...

 

S.S. library programs

Two special programs for the preschool set are scheduled at the South Side Library. Preschool Story Time is each Thursday at 1:30 p.m. for children ages 2½ to 5 with an adult. Stories, rhymes, puppets and a craft make this a fun and special event...

 

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