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Articles from the October 2, 2018 edition

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Pop-up museum highlights South Side history

In celebration of the 25th year of the historic designation of East Carson Street by the City of Pittsburgh, residents and friends of South Side came together at City Theatre's Hamburg Studio on...

 

Tree plantings in South Side Park

Join in and help prepare the South Side Park and plant trees on October 20 and November 3 to help support the health of future generations. Volunteers are welcome to join Plant Five for Life, Friends...

 

Five for Life to plant trees for newborns

Parents living near and around South Side Park with children born in April and early May 2018 at UPMC-Magee Womens Hospital a card in their discharge packet telling them about “Plant Five For Life.” If they received one they should register at:...

 

South Side Chamber Annual Meeting and election

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 5:30 p.m. at The Urban Tap, 1209 East Carson Street. Members, businesses, colleagues, and friends are invited....

 

Knoxville Community Council meets on October 4

Knoxville Community Council (KCC) will meet on Thursday, Oct. 4, 6 p.m., at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 400 Orchard Place. The agenda includes Councilman Bruce Kraus along with updates from the neighborhood, Green Playces: Knoxville, and community...

 

Carrick Community Council meeting October 10

The Carrick Community Council’s next public meeting is on Wednesday, Oct. 10 begin-ning at 7 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Concord School. The agenda includes nominations for the council’s Board of Directors and discussion of upcoming...

 

World Communion Sunday is October 7

World Communion Sunday, Sunday, Oct. 7, the day of the year when the most churches all around the world share in the sacrament of Communion in a unity that transcends nationality, ethnicity, and language. A special offering for Peace and Global...

 

South High Class of 73 holding a Get Together

South High School Class of 1973 will hold a Get Together on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. at Michael’s Pizza Bar on Sarah Street in South Side. Contact Gina on Facebook for more information....

 

Festival of Praise at Holy Apostles Parish

Holy Apostles Parish – St. Albert The Great Church, 3171 Churchview Ave. in Baldwin, will hold a Festival of Praise on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 7 -8:30 p.m. The theme is Strength from Heaven. The Adoration Service includes motivational contemporary...

 

Mayor issues Executive Order directing city agencies to consider workplace reforms

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order directing all city authorities to consider 17 workforce improvements his administration has advanced for city employees and residents. “Our government is doing its part to make Pittsburgh a better...

 

Voter Registration Deadline is October 9 for Upcoming General Election

Residents who wish to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election must be registered by Tuesday, Oct. 9. Registered voters who have moved or changed their name or party affiliation must also notify the Elections Division by October 9. In order to...

 

State legislators unveil police and community relations reform legislation

Following the death of Antwon Rose, Jr. earlier this year, and other incidents around the state and nation, state legislators began work on legislation regarding police management and community relations. Today, senators Jay Costa, Wayne Fontana, Jim...

 

City administration proposes new accessibility legislation

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Mayor William Peduto is proposing legislation requiring any new or renovated playgrounds to include at least one accessible swing according to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) and at least one...

 

Automated speed enforcement for workzones passes state senate, awaits governor's signature

After years of debate, the Pennsylvania Senate passed Senate Bill 172 which allows for automated speed enforcement for active work zones. “Active construction zones on highways can be dangerous places – both for drivers and for workers,” said...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Rhumaud Brooks Sr., 1924 Arlington Avenue, 16th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Sadie LLC, 507 Boggston Avenue, 18th Ward, Code...

 

Mt. Oliver Housing Court results and cases

Results for the Sept. 25 Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases before Municipal District Judge Richard King: • Cheung Hongtik, 626 Margaret Street, Mt. Oliver Borough, 302.4, Weeds. Continued to Oct. 4. • Jason Gill, 612 Transverse Avenue, Mt....

 

Real estate transactions for issue of Oct. 2

16th Ward Juel Ormsby to Alphonsus Corcoran III at 510 Fisher St. for $74,900. Grandview Investments LLC to Craig Lessler at 2704 Stella St. for $95,000. 17th Ward Edward Everett Jr. to Jeffrey...

 

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 249/18 on...

 

Mt. Oliver proposed Ordinances 974 and 975

The following ordinances will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council on Monday, October 15th, 2018 at 7:30 PM, 150 Brownsville Road: Ordinance 974 Amending the Mt. Oliver Borough Code, Chapter 87, Article VII...

 

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