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Mt. Oliver Proposed Ordinances 894 &895

THE FOLLOWING PROPOSED ORDINANCES WOULD BE CONSIDERED FOR ADOPTION AT THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF THE MT. OLIVER BOROUGH ON NOVEMBER 20, 2006: BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCE 894 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY,...

 

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER 2007 BUDGET

A PROPOSED AMENDED BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR OF 2007 FOR THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AT THE OFFICE OF THE BOROUGH SECRETARY, 150 BROWNSVILLE ROAD, MT. OLIVER , PA. 15210. IT WILL BE ON DISPLAY FOR A PERIOD OF...

 

Thanksgiving crafts at library

Families with children ages two to 12 are welcome to gather for Thanksgiving fun at the South Side Library on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 11:30 a.m. Interactive stories, crafts and even some old-fashioned butter making will be included. The “One Special...

 

This is the last chance to see the transit of Mercury until 2016

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Mercury will transit the Sun, an astronomical occurrence that will not be seen again until May 2016. Observers in western Pennsylvania will see at least a partial transit, weather permitting, starting around 2:12 p.m. EST and en...

 

Senate approves Costa jury diversity bill

Calling it a much needed step toward insuring that there is minority representation on juries, State Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) applauded unanimous state Senate passage of his bill that would give county jury selection commissions access to larger...

 

PA Bar Association offers help with preventing identity theft

The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) is offering a free consumer education brochure targeted to reduce America's fastest growing crime – identity theft. Nearly 10 million Americans were victims of identity theft during the last year alone....

 

Brashear celebrates association's 89th year with awards luncheon

Bravo! Brashear, the annual meeting and awards luncheon of the Brashear Association was held on Thursday, Oct. 26 at the LaMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. Celebrating their 89th year, the...

 

New county sheriff, a Carrick native returns to his roots to visit block watch

William Mullen, the former Zone 3 police commander (1992-96) and a native of Carrick, returned to visit some long-time friends at the 29th Ward Block Watch meeting November 1 at Roosevelt School. Mr. Mullen, a former city police o...

 

School superintendent outlines goals for the district

“Meet the Principals” night, sponsored again by the Greater Beltzhoover Inter-Agency Network had an added twist when Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Mark Roosevelt addressed the audience October 31 at the St. Paul A.M.E. Church on...

 

Birmingham AARP earlier this month

Birmingham AARP #2757 will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue, at 12:30 p.m. The meeting is earlier this month due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The Kromatics Harmonica Trio will entertain. Coffee, tea...

 

Bowling party

Citiparks SeniorInterests will sponsor a Nine-Pin, No-Tap Bowling Party at Princess Lanes on Friday, Dec. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. for those aged 60 and older. This is a Citiparks Senior Games kickoff event. The cost is $4 and includes bowling, a box...

 

Pittsburgh Symphony offers Masterclass Series

Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Musicians will offer a Masterclass Series at Heinz Hall throughout the 2006-07 season. The series, open to the public, offers insight to students and interested attendees on topics associated with the featured instrument...

 

The Hilltoppers Club will present ‘Mystery Theater'

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 412-431-2166....

 

The Matchmaker at Seton-La Salle

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 412-561-3583. The...

 

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 10, 11, and 12 in the Veronica's Veil Auditorium, 44 Pius Street, South Side. All is fair in love? Even murder? That's...

 

‘Sister' returns to City Theatre in Sister's Christmas Catechism

City Theatre heralds the return of Sister's Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi's Gold, written by Maripat Donovan and starring Kimberly Richards as “Sister.” Christmas Catechism's debut...

 

Knoxville church holds flea market

The Knoxville United Church Deacons will sponsor a Flea Market on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featured will be furniture, clothing, Christmas items, and household goods. Stop by to browse and have a free cup of coffee. The church is at...

 

ALA extends free, in-home asthma program for families in county

The American Lung Association of Pennsylvania has extended its free, in-home asthma program for families in Allegheny County who have a child or children with asthma. The Lung Association is offering this free program to help decrease in-home asthma...

 

Mercy Diabetes Program has fall education series

The Mercy Diabetes Program, which is recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting the national standards for excellence in outpatient diabetes education, continues its fall education series in November. “Diabetes Awareness Day...

 

Children needed for imaging study of obsessive-compulsive disorder

 Children between the ages of 10 and 17 years are needed to participate in a research study of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at the University of Pittsburgh. The study will use Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to attempt to identify which...

 

National Diabetes Month is a good time for everyone to get eye exams

Diabetes is becoming an epidemic because of the obesity crisis in the United States. In fact, 17 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Of these people, one-third are not aware that they have the disease. With a dilated, comprehensive eye...

 

Heating season means protecting your family from carbon monoxide poisoning

With another heating season underway, the Carbon Monoxide Awareness Coalition of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County is reminding local residents about the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas...

 

Storytime for preschoolers

Every Thursday from 1:15 to 2 p.m. at the South Side Library, preschoolers and their favorite adults can enjoy story times designed to increase a young child's interest in reading. Early literacy skills are developed through listening to stories,...

 

Mayor coming to speak at next GBIAN meeting

Residents can “Meet Our Mayor” at the next Greater Beltzhoover Inter-Agency Network meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. The evening will start with a reception at 5 p.m., the program will begin promptly at 6 p.m. and conclude at 7:15 p.m. The...

 

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