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Articles from the October 10, 2017 edition

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Register for Pumpkin Dive at the Oliver Bath House

Ormsby Recreation Center will hold a Pumpkin Dive and Costume Contest for kids on Saturday, Oct. 21, 1-3 p.m. at the Oliver Bath House. Cost is $3 in advance or $5 at the door. Pre-register at Ormsby Rec Center. Pre-registration... — Updated 10/12/2017


Lunchtime lot open for business

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Trunk or Treat Halloween celebration at Hill Top Methodist in Allentown

Families and children are invited to a Halloween celebration at Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E. Warrington Ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Come trick-or-treating in the parking lot for candy. Other food... — Updated 10/12/2017


Health Dept. opens flu vaccine clinic

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will begin offering seasonal flu and high-dose flu immunizations starting on Tuesday Oct. 10. The vaccines will be available at the walk-in immunization clinic at 425 First Avenue,... — Updated 10/12/2017


Science Center's 'Chemistry Rocks' Chemfest

To celebrate National Chemistry Week, and in partnership with the American Chemical Society, Carnegie Science Center is hosting ChemFest on Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28. This year’s theme is “Chemistry Rocks.... — Updated 10/12/2017


Council District 4 Candidates Night Oct. 16

The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh will conduct a non-partisan forum for candidates for Allegheny County Judge of the Court of Common Pleas and Pittsburgh City Council District 4. It will be held at St. Mark... — Updated 10/12/2017


Stepping up on the Slopes

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CMU students pitch in on South Side

A team of 20 CMU students came to South Side on Saturday, Oct. 7as part of Carnegie Mellon University's 1000plus day of service initiative. The goal of 1000plus day of service is... — Updated 10/12/2017

 By Tom Smith    News

St. Paul's Monastery continues to anchor many on the Slopes

The Passionists of St. Paul of the Cross Monastery have been an anchor in the South Side Slopes community since arriving in North America 165 years ago in 1852. Paul Danei founded... — Updated 10/12/2017


A funfest at the FallFest

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Carrick updated on crime reports

Carrick residents were updated on a recent armed robbery and several drug arrests in the community at October’s meeting of the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch in the Concord K5 auditorium on Brownsville Road. Block watch organizer... — Updated 10/12/2017


Planning commission reviewing Mount housing plan

An application has been submitted by Synergy Capital, Inc. on behalf of Grace Street Development, LLC and Synergy Capitol L P (property owners) requesting approval of new... — Updated 10/12/2017


Plan eliminates parking

My husband and I attended the meeting on September 19 for the update of the 21st Street water conservation project, which will directly affect us. We did attend the first meeting that offered the choice of four models. After leavin... — Updated 10/12/2017


Lots of Flowers bringing a little color to vacant Hilltop properties

There are "Lots of Flowers" still blooming throughout out the Hilltop neighborhoods. Take a walk through Allentown, Beltzhoover, Knoxville or Mt. Oliver City and you're likely to... — Updated 10/12/2017


Final concept shared on 21st Street design

A meeting to share the final streetscape and green infrastructure design concept for South 21st St. in an effort to address excessive stormwater was held on Sept. 19 at the Brashear Center. Representatives from Environmental... — Updated 10/12/2017


Suspect wanted in convenience store robbery

The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit  (VCU) is investigating an armed robbery on September 30 at the CoGos on Brownsville Road in Carrick. According to police, a black male... — Updated 10/12/2017


Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 1:15 p.m. in Municipal District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Tamara Hopkins, 345 Republic Street, 19th Ward, Code 301.3. The following Housing... — Updated 10/10/2017


South Side CoGos robbed

Pittsburgh Police Zone 3 officers were sent to the CoGos at 2401 East Carson Street shortly after midnight on October 4. Dispatchers informed the officers a male who robbed the store at knife point left on foot toward 23rd... — Updated 10/9/2017


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 10/9/2017


S.S. Chamber annual meeting, board election on Wednesday

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual membership meeting and board of directors election on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 5-7 p.m. SouthSide Works City Apartments, 2626 South Tunnel Boulevard, will host an appetizers... — Updated 10/9/2017


Pizza delivery driver shot in Arlington

At 12:40 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, Zone 3 Officers were sent to the 1700 block of E. Carson Street for a report that a food delivery driver had been shot. Police found the... — Updated 10/9/2017


Suspect caught in South Side bank Robbery

Wilkinsburg police arrested Glenn Dean Ford, 58, for two bank robberies after spotting him walking along Penn Avenue. Ford is believed to have robbed the Huntington Bank at 650... — Updated 10/9/2017


Division 4 in Knoxville to close by end of October

The Division 4 Public Works facility on Bausman Street in Knoxville will be closed at the end of the month and then demolished in mid-November as a result of structural engineering... — Updated 10/9/2017


Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Bullychild Redevelopment LLC to L5 Holdings Ltd. at 2111 Arlington Ave. for $25,000. Althea Denk to L5 Holdngs Ltd. at 2718 Cobden St. for $43,000. Hilda aka Hilde Butler to PNC Bank NA at 2930 Devlin St. for $1,718 by sh... — Updated 10/9/2017


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