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Articles from the November 21, 2017 edition

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Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing 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 368/17 on...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Veterans Leadership Program Western PA to Shibui Holdings LLC at 2424 E. Carson St. for $650,000. RE 360 SS Partn. 4 L.P. to Jason and Alaina DeHaven at 14 Kosciusko Way for $224,000. Jacqueline Suzanne Pizzuto Bruce to Nicholas Robert...

 

Save Oliver Bath House

I am strongly opposed to any sale of the Oliver Pool and Bath House to private interests. This heavily used facility is one of the unique features of Pittsburgh. Along with many who use the pool on a regular basis, I contest the assertion by a...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for November 6-12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: November 6-12. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Nothing to Report (NTR). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 400 blk. Bailey Ave. ...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for November 13-19

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: November 13-19. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft – 1400 blk. Grandview Ave. – between 11/12/17 at 10 PM and 11/13/17 at 10 AM – Victim reported an envelope with cash in it was stolen by another...

 

Controller examines MWCDC finances

City of Pittsburgh controller Michael Lamb said there is no evidence the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) misused funds following the initial phase of his internal audit of the organization’s financial records. The audit,...

 

South Side Planning Forum reviews special events procedure

Brian Katze, the city’s special events manager, presented an overview of the permitting process at the Nov. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. He said, according to city code, a “special event” is defined as a parade, public...

 

St. Basil's school building will be demolished for possible development

The St. Basil's School building in Carrick is now facing demolition as early as December after city officials announced new plans for the property at last week's Carrick Community Council (CCC)...

 

Drop off new toys for Brashear at the South Side Welcome Center

In support of The Brashear Association’s holiday neighborhood initiatives, the South Side Chamber of Commerce will have the South Side Welcome Center at 1100 East Carson Street available as a “Brashear donations drop off location” from Friday,...

 

South Hills Retirement Residents learn more about medical, home based services at program

South Hills Retirement Residence recently hosted an impactful program for seniors with representatives from the Sto-Rox Neighborhood Health Council, Allentown Senior Citizens Center and Bridges Hospice presenting in the South Hilltop neighborhood. Pe...

 

Shop local on Small Business Saturday

The Historic South Side Business District welcomes everyone on Small Business Saturday, November 25. South Side has countless restaurants, bars, and retail and specialty shops, an abundance of attractions for everyone for those looking for...

 

Grant aids McKinley Park project

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has announced Pittsburgh will receive a $100,000 state grant for a storm water management project at McKinley Park. The grant was approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority. “As a result of this...

 

Public safety focus of ACC meeting

The Arlington Civic Council is sponsoring a Crime Watch meeting on December 5, at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Henry Kaufmann Center located on Salisbury Street. Arlington residents are welcome to bring their concerns to the meeting....

 

Pittsburgh selected to develop financial counseling service

The City of Pittsburgh and the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) has announced their selection to replicate the proven Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) model under the new FEC Public national platform. Pittsburgh will re...

 

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