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Real estate transfers for issue of Dec. 4, 2018

16th Ward Estate of Ann Kasan to Oakdale Development LLC at 2213 Carey Way for $100,000. Z & S Realty Inc. to Chelsea Freeman at 1501 Eleanor St. for $109,000. Catherine Fischer to Laura Vardy...

 

Carol Sing in Mt. Washington on December 13

Grace Anglican Church in Mt. Washington will hold a Carol Sing on Thursday, Dec. 13 beginning at 7 p.m. Fellowship, hot chocolate, cider and refreshments will follow. All are welcome to attend. Grace Anglican Church is at 319 West Sycamore Street,...

 

Free concert with One Voice ensemble at Grace Anglican

The “One Voice” Christian Vocal Ensemble, directed by David F. Pressau, will present a free concert for Advent on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. “One Voice” is an inter-denominational Christian Vocal Ensemble in the Pittsburgh area. The ensemble...

 

Carrick council holds election, results will be announced later

Eleven nominees hoping to join the Carrick Community Council (CCC) board of directors introduced themselves to members prior to the official election at last Wednesday’s meeting in the Concord K5 auditorium. Interim board president Sherry Brown...

 

Greenleaf St. reopens after landslide, more work still needs to be completed

In mid-February of this year, Pittsburgh experienced one of the largest and most impactful landslides within the city in recent memory. Tons of soil material came down from Mount Washington, overtopping Greenleaf Street and causing the temporary...

 

Amy Schrempf announces candidacy for District 3

South Side resident Amy R. Schrempf has announced her candidacy for Pittsburgh City Council District 3. Since 2002, Ms. Schrempf has been a practicing attorney with offices on East Carson Street. She...

 

South Hills Chorale Christmas concert on Dec. 14

Sound the Pipes! A wee nod to Scotland opens the South Hills Chorale's annual holiday concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington...

 

This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Deaydre and Tim Pulliam, 821 Eldora Place, 18th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • John...

 

City completes improvements to landslide sites

The City of Pittsburgh has completed improvements at two landslide sites in the city's southern neighborhoods. Improvements have been made to two parts of William Street in Mount Washington, one of th...

 

Pittsburgh named winner in American Cities Climate Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Pittsburgh as a winning city in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. The Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge is a $70 million dollar program that will accelerate 20 ambitious cities’ efforts...

 

DHS Holiday Project is collecting gift donations at county drop-off locations

The DHS Holiday Project is collecting new, unwrapped gifts for children and youth who receive services through the Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Children, Youth and Families. While all gift donations are appreciated, there is a particu...

 

South Side Slopes 'trekkers' create winning step quotes

"Living in Pittsburgh means learning to love the steps." That's the quote Mt. Lebanon resident Stephen Brookes' entered in a contest organized by Steppin Stanzas, a poetry project celebrating city...

 

Allegheny Land Trust master naturalist program expanding

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is hosting the Pennsylvania Master Naturalist program in Spring 2019 for the first time in Washington County and for its second round in Allegheny County. A Pennsylvania Master Naturalist is an individual with a passion...

 

MWCDC elects new BoD members

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation recently completed their annual elections for the non-profit organization’s Board of Directors. During the elections, five directors were elected or re-elected to the Board. New members are:...

 

AG leads fight to stop illegal robocalls and spoofing in PA

Leading a bipartisan coalition of 34 Attorneys General, Attorney General Josh Shapiro has called on the Federal Communications Commission to create new rules to allow telephone service providers to block more illegal robocalls being made to...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Rhumaud Brooks Sr., 1924 Arlington Avenue, 16th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Sadie LLC, 507 Boggston Avenue, 18th Ward, Code...

 

Six candidates seek five board seats on the Mount Washington CDC

Six nominees campaigning for five open board seats introduced themselves to Mount Washington Community Development (MWCDC) members at the organization’s annual “Meet the Candidates” night last Thursday. Board nominees Corey Diethorn, Perry...

 

Safety measures needed at 18th and Mary

Many of you are already aware of a number of planned safety measures coming to the South Side Flats to calm traffic and improve safety for pedestrians. East Carson Street, in a combined effort...

 

Banned Books Week event celebrates F READ om

The Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the ACLU of Pennsylvania will distribute banned and challenged books around the city for “F READ om,” its 23rd annual celebration of reading, free speech, and artistic expression. The local ACLU chapter has...

 

Walkatop is this weekend on Mt. Wash.

The fourth annual Walkatop urban hiking adventure through Emerald View Park in Mt. Washington will be held on Sunday, Sept., 16. Organizer Tom Brown said this year there will be two hikes guided by...

 

West Mifflin VFW 914, community to remember 9/11

West Mifflin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 914 Intrepid, first responders and civic leaders will be on hand for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Mitchell Paige Memorial Park Sept. 11. Slated to begin at 6:30 p.m., the event will feature remarks by...

 

Three more schools become Pittsburgh Promise Preferred College Partners

As the new academic year commences for students in the region’s colleges and universities, Clarion University, Edinboro University, and Juniata College have joined 21 other institutions of higher education in becoming Pittsburgh Promise Preferred...

 

Zone 3 council getting organized, starting to plan for future events

The Aug. 20 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council was the first group meeting presided over by Interim President Liz Style. She assumed the role last month following the resignation of Ken Wolfe...

 

Beltzhoover man arrested over the weekend for Mt. Washington robbery

Zone 3 officers responded to a call Saturday night, Aug. 25, around 9 p.m., of an armed robbery at the Rite Aid in the 200 block of Virginia Avenue in Mt. Washington. Police determined an adult male...

 

Speed humps may be used to calm Grandview traffic

Planning is underway for new speed humps and other traffic calming devices for Grandview Avenue following ongoing residential complaints about speeding motorcycles and traffic congestion throughout...

 

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