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Wheatley introduces legislation to legalize adult use of cannabis

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has introduced comprehensive legislation regarding the recreational use and possession of cannabis among adults 21 or older. House Bill 2600 would legalize the possession of cannabis products... — Updated 10/10/2018


Columbus Day buffet on October 13

There will be a Columbus Day Italian Buffet Dinner to benefit the Knights of Columbus Charities at the St. Albert the Great Faith Formation Building from 3-7 p.m. on October 13. Chef Steve of Signature Servings will be cooking up... — Updated 10/10/2018


Health Department's Influenza Vaccine Clinic now open

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is offering flu immunizations at its walk-in clinic, 425 First Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Residents should enter the building via Cherry Way and proceed to the fourth floor. Open wee... — Updated 10/10/2018


Phillips Student of the Month

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CBA piles it on, again

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Free dinner on the Hilltop

Feed the Community, a free dinner for all Hilltop residents will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21 beginning at 4 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. For more information, call 412-641-0362. The dinner is sponsored by... — Updated 10/10/2018


Automated speed enforcement for workzones passes senate and awaits govenor'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... — Updated 10/10/2018


Order your tickets now for St. George Society Fall Fest

St. George Church Preservation Society is holding a Fall Fest on Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 4 p.m. at St. Pius X auditorium, 2336 Brownsville Road. Parishioners, alumni, family and friends of the former St. George Church and... — Updated 10/10/2018


Trinity Church flea market, sale

A fall flea market and holiday décor sale will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, October 17-19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and October 20 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The sale will feature an assortment of new and gently used... — Updated 10/10/2018


Online applications now available for city's Snow Angels program

Snow Angels – the City of Pittsburgh program matching volunteers to elderly residents and those with disabilities needing snow removal help – is now taking applications online.  Both volunteers and residents may sign up for... — Updated 10/10/2018


Trinity hosting veterans, families

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, will host a brunch for veterans and their families on October 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP by October 20 to 412-381-9215 or — Updated 10/10/2018


Free wills, assistance for homeowners and free Thanksgiving dinners discussed

Free personal wills, free and reduced-cost assistance for homeowners, and free Thanksgiving dinners were among the topics discussed at the September 27 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. The meeting was... — Updated 10/10/2018

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

New Carrick Library opens October 20

After a decade-long community process, Carrick will have a new the first-of-its-kind library when it opens October 20. The country’s first Passive House library, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s (CLP) Carrick Branch, is a... — Updated 10/10/2018


Residents concerned about proposed needle exchange program

A possible needle exchange program in Carrick continues to draw support from many residents, but others are not convinced and remain concerned about the impact it will have on the community. Discussions around Prevention Point’s... — Updated 10/10/2018


Trekking up the steps

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Real estate transactions for issue of Oct. 10

16th Ward Pittsburgh FBI GPT Business Trust to EGP 3311 Pittsburgh LLC at 3311 East Carson St. for $31,000,000. 2826 Edwards Way & Assoc. LLC to Carlo Moya and Prudence Marasiga... — Updated 10/10/2018


Support the Youth Farm by voting your support today

The Youth Farm at Hilltop Urban Farm is in a competition to win $15,000 in the Nature's Path Organic's Gardens for Good campaign. The Youth Farm features an orchard, raised beds, so... — Updated 10/8/2018


Free produce distribution on Hilltop at Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop Oct. 12

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on th e Hilltop, will take place on Friday, Oct. 12. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip... — Updated 10/8/2018


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... — Updated 10/8/2018


South Pittsburgh Housing Court

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Robert Carr, 425 Eureka Street, 18th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. The... — Updated 10/8/2018


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,... — Updated 10/8/2018


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