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Articles from the December 26, 2006 edition

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City police establish ‘Graffiti Squad' to fight vandalism

Graffiti “tagging” began locally in the 1980s when a loose group of high school kids starting emulating the New York City underground urban culture. Many of the young adults and teens who deface public and private property in this manner have def...

 

Boro swears in new councilwoman, listens to residents concerns, complaints

Kelly C. Prilla of Stamm Avenue was appointed to Mount Oliver borough council on December 18. She replaces Peter Talak who resigned recently for personal reasons. The appointment occurred by unanimous...

 

Pittsburgh Symphony pays homage to African American heroes

On Saturday, Jan. 20 at 8 p.m. the Pittsburgh Symphony will pay homage to African American heroes, and feature the world premier of Richard Danielpour's Pastime, in a concert conducted by resident conductor Daniel Meyer and featuring vocalist Nmon...

 

Business basics worshop at PPU

SCORE will present a Small Business Basics Workshop on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Point Park University, Boulevard of the Allies and Third Avenue in the JVH Theater on the second floor, Downtown. The workshop is designed to...

 

Mercy Hospital holding a holiday blood drive Dec. 27

The Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh and Central Blood Bank are encouraging the public to give the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood at Mercy Hospital's winter blood drive. The region's blood supply traditionally falls to critical...

 

Carrick libary offers winter programing

The Carrick branch library will provide new children's programs this winter for babies and preschoolers. Baby/Toddler Storytime will help develop baby's early literacy skills with stories, songs and fingerplays. Babies from birth to 2 years old with...

 

Market House registering for indoor hockey season

South Side will hold registration for the upcoming winter indoor hockey program. Registration will be held on January 4, 8, 9 and 11 from 6-9 p.m. in the Market House gym. Phone registrations will also be accepted by calling 412-488-8390 during this...

 

Phillips swim team earns third place

Phillips Elementary School's Swim Team competed on December 12 at Allderdice High School. The Phillips' girl's team finished in third place. Gabby Egler, Shannon Kozikowski and Alyssa Sally competed in the medley relay and earned second place. The...

 

Home buying seminar in Carrick

Century 21 Rise/McIlrath will walk prospective home buyers through the process at their home buying seminar on Monday, Jan. 8, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. at their offices, 1126 Brownsville Road, Carrick. Call 412-884-1600 and speak with Cathy or Kim for...

 

New baby joins the Voss family

SFC Wayne and Kathleen Voss of Fort Huachuca, AZ welcomed their daughter, Margaret Patricia on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Her sister and brother are Micaela and Max. Her grandparents are Wayne and Margaret Voss of...

 

Active Generations joins OASIS and area schools

Those over the age of 50 who are interested in making a difference in the community by helping a child make healthy changes for life are invited to join the new OASIS “Active Generations” program. The program is designed to tackle the epidemic...

 

Brashear benefits from chef's good fortune

Gypsy Café in the South Side donated $1,000 in toys to the Brashear Association's annual Holiday Toy Drive. The toys were won in an American Cancer Society raffle by head chef, Jim Dietz. “I just...

 

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