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Local artist's painting featured at National Aviary

Hillcrest Senior Residences may begin on Browsville by November

Sixty-six high-end apartments for the 62-plus set will be available on the Hilltop about two years from now, if all goes as planned. One of the country's largest nonprofit developers plans a $15...

Chief McLay speaks to Z-3 safety council about police matters

New police Chief Cameron McLay was one of the discussants at a packed January 21 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. Other officers in attendance included Zone 3 commander designate Larry Scirotto, crime prevention Officer Christine...

Mount Oliver Borough shows progress in 2014

Two new members of borough commissions were sworn in by Mayor James Cassidy at the Jan. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council. Justin Viale was appointed to the Planning Commission, and Councilwoman Amber McGough was appointed to the Civil Service...

Local artist's painting featured at National Aviary

An original painting by artist Johno Prascak was unveiled at the National Aviary to celebrate the return of their Wings & Wildlife Art Show after a more than 10 year hiatus. The show will open...

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private...

Mayor names contributors to 'Undercover Boss' fund

Mayor William Peduto has released the names of core Pittsburgh stakeholders that provided funding to support “Undercover Boss.” The show aired Dec. 21, 2014. VisitPittsburgh, the region’s convention and tourism bureau, was the first to donate...

City to launch new online permitting site for park shelters

The City of Pittsburgh has launched the first phase of its Online Facility Reservations website. For the first time in city history, residents can now visit the new registration site, create an online account and view available facilities. The city...

Money in Your Pocket Coalition to provide free tax preparation

United Way, in partnership with the Money in Your Pocket Coalition, is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying residents across the region. PA 2-1-1 Southwest, United Way’s 24/7 human services helpline, has begun scheduling...

PAAR, Propel Schools receive ACMS grants

The Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Foundation recently awarded grants of $10,000 per year for three years to Pittsburgh Action Against Rape for the expansion of curriculum of its “Parents in the Know” program and $25,000 to Propel...

Oasis seeking tutors to help area children learn to read

Oasis is seeking tutors willing to spend an hour a week to help a neighborhood child learn to read. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and over. All materials, books, and supplies are provided by...

Santa Maria services Feb. 1

Sancta Maria Magdalena will be celebrating the Blessings of Candles for the Feast of the Presentation after the Divine Liturgy on Sunday Feb.1 at 5 p.m. at their worship site, The Oasis Center, 1912 Brownsville Rd. Carrick. A buffet dinner will be...

21+ Night at Science Center

For its next adults-only night, Carnegie Science Center is exploring the fascinating science of weather at 21+ StormFest on Friday, Feb. 6, from 6 – 10 p.m. Make rocks and weather maps, discover the effects of El Niño and updrafts, see a tornado...

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold Heart Health Month event Feb. 21

Trinity Lutheran Church at 601 Brownsville Road, will host a “Heart” Health Month event on Saturday, Feb. 21. Information will be provided to help improve health and make everyone aware of the signs of an unhealthy heart. A free lunch will be...

Real estate transactions for issue of 1-27-15

16th Ward Christian Kinkela et al. to Shrey Sekhar and Ritika Dogra at 2402 Cobden St. for $106,000. Thomas Riddell to Mark Anderson at 2511 Sarah St. for $200,000. 17th Ward Estate of Robert Lyda to Donald Pohl at 2016 Gregory St. for $25,000....

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 28, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Barry Willig, 2822-2824 Salisbury Street, 16th Ward, Continued Code 115.1. • Michael Knight, 208 Kearsarge Street, 19th Ward,...

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1831 E. Carson Street, 1831 E. Carson...

 
 
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