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Injured dog a sign of bigger problems

 Sometime in the late night hours of Friday, Oct. 20, a one year old pit bull was left for dead in a dumpster behind a local business on East Warrington Avenue, the apparent discard of an “organized” dog fight. Through... — Updated 11/9/2012

 
 By David Assad    Front Page

Phillips principal introduced to the South Side community

First-year Phillips Elementary principal Rodney Necciai said the school was already running smoothly before he arrived there this past June. However, that does not mean Mr. Necciai is not striving for the school on Sarah Street...

 

Judge, senator explain their roles

The role of the state and judiciary in neighborhood issues was a theme of the October 24 meeting of the Upper Knoxville Block Watch. The guest speakers were state Sen. Wayne Fontana and District Judge Gene Ricciardi. Mr. Fontana,...

 

Hilltop learns more about how to apply for federal Weed and Seed program

The new Allentown Community Development Corp., formerly the Allentown Civic Association, met on October 26, with Pres. Judy Hackel explaining the name change to start the meeting. The other speakers were city Councilman Jeff Koch,...

 

A Weather Trick on the Treaters

Rain gear was the uniform of the day while neighborhood kids registered for the Costume Judging Contest hosted by Carrick community organizations. The chilly damp morning didn't...

 

Luke, George and Guyasuta

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl addresses a crowd of more than one hundred people who gathered on Mount Washington for the unveiling of a statue commemorating the meeting between Guyasuta...

 

One hearing of local interest before the Pgh. Zoning Board

Pittsburgh's Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled one public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents for Thursday, Nov. 2 in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street,...

 

Chicken dinner at Saint Basil's

Saint Basil's Centennial Chicken Dinner, sponsored by the Christian Mothers and Guild, will be Saturday, Nov. 11 from 3-6 p.m. in the church hall. The dinner includes half a roasted chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, roll...

 

Flu shots, 55 Alive class at Brentwood Library

Flu shots will be administered at the Brentwood Library on Thursday, Nov. 9 by appointment only at a cost of $20 each. The library will not bill insurance companies but a receipt will be provided upon request for the patient's...

 

NOTICE TO BIDDERS, BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

Sealed Proposals will be received by the Borough of Mt. Oliver, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania for the following project: Dye testing of approximately 350 residential properties, 80 business and 70 storm inlets along municipal...

 

The Matchmaker

The Seton-La Salle High School Drama Department will present “The Matchmaker” by Thornton Wilder on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Tickets are $5. For more information call the school at...

 

Hilltoppers present a ‘Mystery'

The Hilltoppers Club of Saint Paul A.M.E. Church, 400 Orchard Place, will present a “Mystery Theater” and Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. The donation is $10. Any member of the Hilltoppers Club can provide tickets, or call...

 

It's murder on the Slopes with VV Players

The Veronica's Veil Players will present the Comedy, “Murder at the Howard Johnson's” by Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick on November 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, and 12 in the Veronica's Veil Auditorium, 44 Pius Street, South Side. All is fair...

 

A Picasso set to begin at City Theatre

City Theatre presents the Pittsburgh premiere of A Picasso, a two-character drama of art and intrigue by Jeffrey Hatcher set in Paris during World War II. Directed by Stuart Carden (The Moonlight Room at City Theatre), A Picasso...

 

Judge Ricciardi on docket for the So. Side Slopes

Municipal District Judge Gene Ricciardi will address the next meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association on Tuesday, Nov. 14 beginning at 7 p.m. Mr. Ricciardi will focus on community issues and his role as district...

 

Arlington gets ready for winter

The Arlington Civic Council November open meeting will take place on Monday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. Guest speakers have been invited from Duquesne Light and Columbia Gas as part of a “Let's get ready for winter” agenda....

 

Mullen on BW agenda

The 29th Ward Carrick Block Watch meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at Roosevelt Elementary School, Brownsville Road and West Cherryhill Street. The guest speaker will be Chief Deputy William Mullen of the Allegheny...

 

Sup. Roosevelt will speak tonight in Knoxville

The next meeting of the Greater Beltzhoover Inter-Agency Network, “Meet the Principals,” will be today, Oct. 31 at Saint Paul A.M.E. Church, 400 Orchard Place, Knoxville. The evening will start with a reception at 5 p.m., the...

 

Celebrity Cook-Off at Nakama

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will sponsor its second annual Nakama Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar Celebrity Chef Cook-Off on Monday, Nov. 6. Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and local celebrities will...

 

CBA party is open to all

The Carrick Business Association will sponsor their annual Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 6-11 p.m. at the Bradley House. There will be appetizers, dinner, an open bar, a DJ and door prizes. The cost is $46 per person....

 

Country Fair at Temple Baptist

Temple Baptist Church of Mount Oliver will sponsor their annual Country Fair on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. featuring Attic Treasures, Jewelry, Crafts, Slightly Used Clothing and more. Lunch will be available in the...

 

Work begins on south shore park, pedestrian bridge

On Thursday, Oct. 26, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) hosted a groundbreaking event to celebrate commencement of work on the South Shore Riverfront Park and the Hot Metal Pedestrian Bridge. The URA began working with...

 

Ladies luncheon

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Mount Oliver Fire Department will hold their next monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at noon in the fire hall, 120 Brownsville Road. Everyone is welcome. Tickets are $6 a person, and can be purchased...

 

South Side C of C plans Light Up Night, contest

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will be kicking of the Holiday Season with a Light Up Night on November 16. Chamber members interested in participating in Light Up Night activities have to let the chamber office know by Nov. 1...

 

South Side planning to stuff shoppers' stockings

As part of the Main Street on East Carson program, South Side Local Development Company is planning a December 9 retail event called Stuff Your Stocking on the South Side. From 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., shoppers will receive stocking...

 

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