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Articles from the September 23, 2014 edition

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Boro council hears updates on arsonist, robocalling for trash

An update on a convicted arsonist fighting a local fire, robocalling on late garbage payments, and a vote on a full-time public works hire were among the topics at the Sept. 15 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Council member Billie Michener was...

 

By-law changes, board elections topics at the Mt. Washington CDC

Board member elections and proposed by-law changes dominated the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) meeting Thursday night at the Mount Washington Senior Center on Virginia Avenue. Just over 30 people of the 43-member...

 

State DCED officals stop on Hilltop during regional road tour

Officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) brought their roadshow of southwestern Pennsylvania to the Hilltop last week to meet with Mount Oliver Borough...

 

Real estate transactions for issue of 9/23/14

16th Ward JS Property LLC to Andrew Giffin at 80 Barry St. for $145,000. Diosmel Gonzalez et al. to Golden Heritage Investments LLC at 2212 E. Carson St. for $480,000. Cynthia Giannakos to Juel Ormsby and Timothy Miller at 510 Fisher St. for...

 

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 229/14 on...

 

Caliguiri Plaza residents help senior center

Caliguiri Plaza wanted to help the Allentown Senior Center after a fire damaged the Hilltop United Methodist Church and water damage destroyed just about everything in the senior center's space in...

 

Carrick High will observe 90th anniversary with a ceremony on Wednesday

Pittsburgh’s Carrick High School, which first opened its doors on September 24, 1924, will celebrate its 90th Anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 according to Principal Angel Washington. The faculty and student body will witness the raising...

 

Fairhaven Road closures will cause detours on Route 51

Fairhaven Road will close to traffic nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Friday night, Sept. 26. to allow crews to conduct drainage installation across Fairhaven Road. Traffic will be detoured. The following detour will be in place to guide...

 

Mt. O. City block watch meets Sept. 25

The Mount Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch meeting is set for Thursday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue (the former Lauterbach Café). Ample parking is available next door....

 

Molchany pay equity bill discussed at public hearing

A bill authored by state Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, that would address wage inequality in Pennsylvania was the subject of a House Labor and Industry Committee public hearing last week. "In...

 

Acupuncture bill with Readshaw language changes awaits governor

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, Democratic chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee, announced last week his language contained in S.B. 990 has passed the House and is now awaiting the governor’s signature to become law. Rep....

 

Venture Outdoors will host a free Veterans Outdoor Festival

Venture Outdoors will host a free Veterans Outdoors Festival for United States military veterans and their families on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 4-8 p.m. at the North Park Rose Barn on Pearce Mill Road in McCandless Township. The festival is part of...

 

Preschool Semesters for young children at Science Center

Carnegie Science Center is offering special programming for the smallest scientists this fall, with Preschool Semesters and Preschool Adventures. At Preschool Semesters, children ages 4-5 visit the Science Center on Thursdays from 10 am to noon to...

 

Adults only 'Starry' night at Carnegie Science Ctr.

Carnegie Science Center is inviting adults to leave the kids at home for 21+ Starry Nights, a special evening of astronomy-themed events on Friday, Sept. 26, from 6–10 p.m. Throughout the evening, guests can scale a 21-foot “zero” gravity...

 

History Center pours it on with new Heinz Exhibition

The Senator John Heinz History Center has launched its newest long-term exhibition showcasing the local origins and international reach of one of the world’s most beloved food brands. The new Heinz exhibition highlights the 145-year history of the...

 

Kubiczki named to PSU list

One South Pittsburgh area student was named to the Pennsylvania State University’s Dean’s List during the Summer Term. Nicole A. Kubiczki earned Dean’s List honors at the Greater Allegheny Campus....

 

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