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Articles from the October 30, 2018 edition

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Knoxville CC meets Thur.

The Knoxville Community Council (KCC) meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov. 1, 6 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. The agenda will include: Erin Tobin, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy; Sally Stadelman, City of Pittsburgh Department of...

 

Real estate transactions for issue of Oct. 30, 2018

16th Ward Hajjah Holdings LLC to Fergal and Sarah McAndrew at 2617 Josephine St. for $210,000. Richard Ritter to Anna Grace Holdings LLC at 2518 Leticoe St. for $74,000. Densmore Family L.P. to Ian...

 

Police seek South Side bank robber

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Violent Crimes Unit and Major Crimes Unit detectives are asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspected bank robber. The suspect, identified as Daryle Devlin,...

 

Mt. Oliver Housing Court results and cases

Results for the Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court October 18 cases in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom are: • Clement Okoye, 200 Quincy Avenue, Mt. Oliver Borough, 302.1, Debris,...

 

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 222/18 on...

 

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Malcolm Rankin, 182 Southern Avenue, 19th Ward, Codes PM108.1.1, PM110.1. The following Housing Court case is scheduled for...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearing in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1606 E. Carson Street, Frank C. Michael...

 

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court cases before Judge Ricciardi on Nov. 5

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 5, at 9:00 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Eugene Ricciardi's Courtroom: • Four Ball LLC, 2939 Arlington Avenue, 16th Ward, Code...

 

City completes improvements to landslide sites

The City of Pittsburgh has completed improvements at two landslide sites in the city's southern neighborhoods. Improvements have been made to two parts of William Street in Mount Washington, one of th...

 

Wheatley 'Lights on' resolution passes

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, sponsored a resolution that was unanimously adopted by the House earlier this month In order to recognize how important afterschool programs are in the lives of children. House Resolution 1165 designated Oct....

 

Neighborhood Assistance Program doubles in size with House Bill 645

A bill that will help to rebuild low-income communities through projects aimed at affordable housing, crime prevention and workforce development, has been signed by Governor Tom Wolf, said state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny. Rep. Wheatley, the...

 

Hilltop communities battle weather impacts

Most Sunday mornings, members of Allentown Clean and Green can be found picking up trash, caring for young trees, and weeding along main streets in the hilltop. By comparison, however, trash is a minor environmental concern: with this spring and...

 

Pittsburgh named winner in American Cities Climate Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Pittsburgh as a winning city in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. The Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge is a $70 million dollar program that will accelerate 20 ambitious cities’ efforts...

 

Governor Tom Wolf signs bill that expands prescription drug coverage for 17,000 seniors

Governor Tom Wolf has signed House Bill 270, now Act 87 of 2018, which authorizes enhancements to the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier (PACENET) program, making the program available to an additional 17,000 se...

 

Free Thanksgiving dinner

Get Stuffed With Love annually provides a free Thanksgiving dinner to those in need, unable to cook or spending the holiday alone. Pittsburgh Police and volunteers deliver the meals throughout the city beginning on Thanksgiving morning. To request a...

 

Holy Apostles Festival of Praise

A Festival of Praise will take place at Holy Apostles Parish at St. Albert The Great Church, 3171 Churchview Ave., in Baldwin on November 10 from 7-8:30 p.m. Theme for the evening is Accepting God’s Love and Mercy. Motivational contemporary...

 

DHS Holiday Project is collecting gift donations at county drop-off locations

The DHS Holiday Project is collecting new, unwrapped gifts for children and youth who receive services through the Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Children, Youth and Families. While all gift donations are appreciated, there is a particu...

 

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:...

 

Free Medicare insurance counseling available

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is reminding Medicare beneficiaries the annual Medicare open enrollment period began on Monday, Oct. 15, and ends Friday, Dec. 7. Any new coverage selected takes effect January 1, 2019. During open enrollment,...

 

Program commemorates 100th Anniversary of World War I

Come to the Beechview Healthy Active Living Center at 1555 Broadway Avenue, Pgh. PA 15216 for a program on the 100th Anniversary of World War I on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2018 Marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War...

 

Voters should know their rights on Election Day

Acting Pennsylvania Secretary of State Robert Torres is encouraging Pennsylvania voters to educate themselves about their rights before they go to the polls on November 6. “Voters enjoy certain protections under state and federal law as they carry...

 

Upcoming programs at the Baldwin Library

Upcoming programs at the Baldwin Library include: Meet Geologist Jeff the Geode Guy! takes place on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. It’s your chance to meet Geologist Jeff Smith, a.k.a. The Geode Guy, who will be visiting our library to present a...

 

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