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Neighborhood Plan completed for the Allentown community

Mount landslide appears to be stable, ED may be hired soon

Nearly three dozen Mount Washington residents came out last week to the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s (MWCDC) April Community Forum. The three major topics discussed during the evening included: an update on the landslide...

Neighborhood Plan completed for the Allentown community

The people have spoken. The plan has been drafted... Now, it's just a matter of time before Allentown enthusiasts find out whether they'll get the support they need to make their vision for the...

Submit youth activities to Birmingham Foundation

The Birmingham Foundation would like to include local groups’ information for a Summer Fun in the South 2014 guide to youth and teen programs in South Pittsburgh to be published in early June. The deadline for information to be included is May...

County launches Allegheny Alerts for parks, Kane centers

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced the launch of Allegheny Alerts. The free, non-emergency notification service allows individuals to sign up to receive information from the county on topics that they choose in a variety of...

Mulick earns awards at competition

Jonathan Mulick earned 15 awards at the Pittsburgh Science & Engineering Fair held at Heinz Field on March 28-29. Jonathan›s project was entitled, The Analysis, Toxicity, and Treatment of...

Savvy Stitchers at CLP-Knoxville

CLP Knoxville is hosting Savvy Stitchers: Crochet and Knitting Club presented by Beverly Snow on Saturdays from 1 – 3 p.m. This group of crochet, knitting and craft enthusiasts enjoy creating and sharing their skills. Those who are already...

Restrictions on Rt. 51 this week

Lane restrictions on northbound Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) in the City of Pittsburgh and Whitehall Borough, will occur Monday-Friday, April 21-25, weather permitting. Single lane closures will occur as needed on northbound Route 51 weekdays...

Beltzhoover garden clean up

Volunteers are needed to help out with the reconstructing of the Positive Effect Community Garden at the corner of Climax Street and Estella Avenue on Saturday, April 26 beginning at 10 a.m. All youth, residents and churches are welcome to join in...

Book sale at Carrick Library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Friends of the Carrick Library will hold a three-day book sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 8-10. A wide variety of adult, teen and children’s materials will be available and priced to sell. The sale...

Spring Rummage Sale

Spencer United Methodist Church will hold a spring Rummage Sale on Friday and Saturday, May 2-3. The sale will begin at 9 a.m. both days and extend until 2 p.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday. There will be clothes, jewelry, toys, linens,...

Concord Church Spaghetti dinner

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, April 26 from 4-7p.m. at 1907 Brownsville Rd. Pgh, PA 15210 Dinner is $8 for adults and $3 for children. Proceeds benefit the George Steiner Memorial Food...

Birmingham AARP meets

Birmingham AARP #2757 will meet on Wednesday, April 23 at Birmingham United Church of Christ, 25 Carrick Avenue, at 12:30 p.m. Joe Legi, musician and singer will entertain. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served for a donation. Visitors are always...

City Theatre to present world premiere of Hope and Gravity

City Theatre closes its 39th season with the world premiere of Hope and Gravity, a new play by Michael Hollinger featuring dynamic, interconnected stories. Directed by Tracy Brigden, Hope and Gravity runs on City Theatre’s Mainstage from May...

Author reading, book signing at Mount Washington Library

Aurelia, author of Labyrinthine Ways, a novel set in modern times on the island of Crete will read excerpts from her novel on Wednesday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Mount Washington. Labyrinthine Ways is a story of...

Local actress, Kendra McLaughlin, to perform one woman show

Local media consultant, producer and actress Kendra McLaughlin announced she will perform her own, original, one woman play You Can't Have An Orgasm With Me at the Greybox Theatre, in Lawrenceville,...

Picture Pals exhibit at Pop-up

Grandview Elementary students will present artwork for the Picture Pals program at the CLP Pop-up in Allentown, 1206 Arlington Avenue, on Saturday, April 25 from 2-5 p.m. Picture Pals is a cross-cultural art exchange program developed by Haitian...

Kids programs continue at CLP-Carrick

Kids classes continue at CLP-Carrick in April and May. Kids Create: DIY Card Making Class takes place on Saturday, May 3 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Children ages 6-12 are invited to join Sue Johnston for a special card making class at the library....

Ready Freddy kindergarten event at Arlington Pre-K -2 School

Parents of children entering kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year are invited to bring their children to a Ready Freddy ‘Kindergarten Transition Event’ on Wednesday, May 7 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Arlington primary school, 2429 Charcot...

Citizens Banks offering scholarship for students' community service efforts

To help students manage the cost of college and reward them for their volunteer efforts, Citizens Bank announced it is again offering the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship. Now in its fourth year, Citizens Bank will award a total of $50,000 in...

Real Estate transactions for issue of 4/22/14

16th Ward Celena Dyer to Lion Holdings Ltd. at 1402 Fernleaf St. for $16,000. Woodrow Welsch et al. to Pritesh Patel at 2800 Jane St. Unit C for $300,000. James Ellis to Lavern Hunt and Jacqueline Morrow at 2250 Mary St. Unit 107 for $219,000. Ryan...

Zoning Board hearing

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 97/14 on...

Housing Court hearing

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Thursday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Donald W. Duncan, 238 Maytide Street, 29th Ward, Continued Codes 307.1, 302.4, 304.7, 303.2. All...