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Articles from the October 23, 2018 edition

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Carnegie Science Center is adding sensory friendly dates

As part of its ongoing efforts to create inclusive experiences for all visitors, Carnegie Science Center will implement Sensory Sensitive Science Hours on select Sundays, during which exhibits will be modified and activities will... — Updated 10/24/2018


MWCDC elects new BoD members

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation recently completed their annual elections for the non-profit organization’s Board of Directors. During the elections, five directors were elected or re-elected to the Board.... — Updated 10/24/2018


Walking Dead meets Living Dead, History Center digs into zombie history

In honor of the 50th anniversary of George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead,” the Senator John Heinz History Center will dig into Pittsburgh’s spine-tingling zombie history at the Walking Dead Meets Living Dead:... — Updated 10/24/2018


ChemFest at Carnegie Science Center shows chemistry is 'Out of This World'

This year’s ChemFest will show visitors that “Chemistry is Out of This World”! This annual celebration of National Chemistry Week will be Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 at Carnegie Science Center, in partnership with... — Updated 10/24/2018


Halloween party at Allentown center

The Allentown Senior Citizen Center will hold its annual Halloween party on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The theme of the party is "Frankenstein," chosen to celebrate 200 years since the... — Updated 10/24/2018


Lead line replacement program receives major investment from Wolf Administration

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is receiving more than $49 million in loans and grants to significantly boost efforts to protect the city’s drinking water, Governor Tom Wolf announced today.  The Pennsylvania... — Updated 10/24/2018


URA in Your Neighborhood will advise businesses in S.S.

The Urban Redevelopment Authority will be in South Side on October 30 to let area businesses know what kind of resources are available to help them. URA in Your Neighborhood: South Side will be at the South Side Welcome Center,... — Updated 10/24/2018


Allegheny Land Trust master naturalist program expanding

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is hosting the Pennsylvania Master Naturalist program in Spring 2019 for the first time in Washington County and for its second round in Allegheny County. A Pennsylvania Master Naturalist is an... — Updated 10/24/2018


South Side Slopes 'trekkers' create winning step quotes

"Living in Pittsburgh means learning to love the steps." That's the quote Mt. Lebanon resident Stephen Brookes' entered in a contest organized by Steppin Stanzas, a poetry project... — Updated 10/24/2018


Pittsburgh and Mt. Oliver Boro Trick-or-Treat hours on Oct. 31

City of Pittsburgh Trick or Treat hours are from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Halloween evening, Wednesday, Oct. 31. Mt. Oliver Borough Trick or Treat hours are from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Halloween evening, Wednesday, Oct. 31.... — Updated 10/24/2018

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Family Healing Center is being proposed for the former Mt. Oliver school building on Hays Avenue

The former Mt. Oliver school building on Hays Avenue may soon find new life in a new unique program designed to help the families of recovering addicts, The Auberle Family Healing... — Updated 10/24/2018


Mt. O. Boro Council passes disruptive property ordinance

A new ordinance amending the Disruptive Property Ordinance was the lead story from the Oct. 15 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Under the amended ordinance, if there are three calls to a property for disruptive activity within a... — Updated 10/24/2018


Carrick library opens

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Time running out for some So. Side property owners to get lead lines replaced by PWSA

Time is rapidly running out for some South Side properties to take advantage of Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority’s (PWSA) Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) program. The LSLR program will replace the private part of a lead... — Updated 10/24/2018


This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 1:30 p.m. in Municipal District Judge James Motznik's Courtroom: • Maureen Folley, 232 Seward Street,... — Updated 10/23/2018


Limited tickets still available 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 10/22/2018


Scout raising funds for Veterans Memorial

Carrick Boy Scout Luke Lipowcan is raising money to create a Veterans Memorial Monument in front of the Veterans' section of the Jefferson Memorial Cemetery as part of his... — Updated 10/22/2018


Register now for the kids' Carrick Halloween Party

The Carrick Community Council’s Halloween Party and Costume Contest will take place at Philips Park Rec Center on Saturday, Oct. 27 from noon till 2 p.m. There will be a costume contest for children 12 and under. All children... — Updated 10/22/2018


Mt. Oliver - Special Meeting

There will be a special voting meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council for the acquisition of real estate on Wednesday, October 24 at 7:00 PM, 150 Brownsville Road. A budget preparation workshop will immediately... — Updated 10/22/2018


Real estate transactions for issue of Oct. 23, 2018

16th Ward Julie Scarpo to Lisa Zosky at 3202 Jane St. for $221,000. Hajjah Holdings LLC to Fergal and Sarah McAndrew at 2619 Josephine St. for $205,000. Hajjah Holdings LLC to... — Updated 10/22/2018


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 10/22/2018


Mt. Oliver Housing Court

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15, at 10:30 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Donald Vietmeier,... — Updated 10/22/2018


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