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New homes, St. George on Allentown agenda

The next community meeting of the Allentown Community Development Corp. will be on Tuesday, April 5, 6 p.m. at the Black Forge Coffee House, 1206 Arlington Avenue. The agenda will include updates from the St. George Church Preservation Society and...

 

New homes, St. George on Allentown agenda

The next community meeting of the Allentown Community Development Corp. will be on Tuesday, April 5, 6 p.m. at the Black Forge Coffee House, 1206 Arlington Avenue. The agenda will include updates from the St. George Church Preservation Society and...

 

Preservation society to provide updates

The St. George Church Preservation Society (SGCPS) will hold a Town Hall meeting on Saturday, March 5, 3 p.m. at the Hilltop United Methodist Church, 631 Warrington Avenue to discuss the closing of St. John Vianney Church. The meeting will include a...

 

Parishioners appeal closing of St. John Vianney Church

On February 2 The St. George Church Preservation Society, a group of parishioners from the parish, started an appeal against the decree to close St. John Vianney Church, formerly St. George Church, on April 3. The parishioners do not intend to...

 

Group working to preserve St. George Church

The St. George Church Preservation Society (SGCPS), a group of St. John Vianney parishioners, is planning to appeal Bishop David Zubik’s decision to close St. John Vianney Church, (formerly St. George Church) in Allentown. After meetings with...

 

Pittsburgh Diocese will close St. John Vianney

Mounting debt and declining attendance were considerations in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh's decision to close Saint John Vianney Parish on the Hilltop. "This decision was a very difficult one...

 

German dinner benefits helping to preserve St. George Church

The St. George Church Preservation Society is hosting a buffet of German cuisine at Restaurant UUBU6, 180 Pius Street on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. A donation of $20 will support the efforts to preserve the former St. George Church in Allentown....

 

Grass roots group forms to preserve St. George Church

Fearing the worst for the future of the Allentown Catholic church long known as St. George (now St. John Vianney), a group of local parishioners have formed a preservation group in an effort to...

 

Group will release their plan to save St. George Church

The St. George Church Preservation Society (SGCPS) will present their plan to save the former St. George Church (now St. John Vianney) and preserve it as a Catholic worship space in the Allentown neighborhood at a community meeting on Thursday,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 4, 2015

Dioceses officials lay out reasons for closing SJV parish

With more than 120 people in attendance at a parish assembly held at St. Paul Monastery Retreat Center, Diocese of Pittsburgh officials explained why closing St. John Vianney Parish and church is a lo...

 

County minutes books taken to History Center

Allegheny County has formally transferred its minutes books covering the years of 1868-1999 to the Thomas & Katherine Detre Library & Archives at the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center. An ordinance, approved by County Council...

 

County to partner with History Center to preserve records

Allegheny County will partner with the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center to preserve and maintain some of the county’s historical records and document books, including minutes books that date back to 1868. Legislation submitt...

 

Mount Washington celebrates partners, neighborhood work

Celebrating its sixth Annual Dinner, the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) took the opportunity to acknowledge work done by the organization’s staff and board and recognize community stakeholders. Newly elected board...

 

Hollywood Theater unveils new organ

The Hollywood Theater in Dormont is putting the “theater” back in “theater organ” for Pittsburgh. Through a partnership with the Pittsburgh Area Theater Organ Society and installation of their Rodgers 34E organ at the Hollywood Theater, the...

 

Conservancy hosting annual River Sojourn

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) will host a return trip to the Allegheny River for its annual River Sojourn on Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14. Open to WPC members as well as the general public, this popular event provides an...

 

Caroline Mack earns Landmarks scholarship

For the ninth consecutive year, the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation has sponsored a scholarship program for students in Allegheny Country who are interested in the history, architecture and landscape design of the Pittsburgh region. Four...

 
 News    May 1, 2007

Readshaws Raiders will pay to have vandalized memorials restored

Two years ago, state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, led the rededication ceremony for the restored monument to the 155th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry below the crest of Little Round Top at Gettysburg. One of the most photographed monuments on...

 

Harry Readshaw named to board of National Civil War Museum

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg. The National Civil War Museum, opened on President Lincoln's birthday in 2001, is the largest museum in the...

 

Readshaw's annual monumental ride coming up

The appropriate anniversary gift should be made of wood, but there will be little of that around when state Rep. Harry Readshaw (D-Allegheny) and A.B.A.T.E. of Pennsylvania stage the fifth annual Ride for the Monuments from Harrisburg to Gettysburg...

 

South Pittsburgh volunteers honored at annual NAP recognition dinner

Eleven outstanding volunteers were honored last week at the South Side Volunteer Recognition Dinner. At the dinner, the volunteers were recognized for their exceptional commitment to the South Side...

 

Fr. Moses Berry, descendant of slaves, slated to speak locally

Fr. Moses Berry, founder of the Ozarks African-American Heritage Museum and Pastor of Theotokos “Unexpected Joy” Orthodox Church, Ash Grove, Missouri, will lead a series of seminars and services that will be open to the public: Lecture on...

 

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