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Bhutanese seek to let their children, others learn the beauty of their culture

Bhutanese seek to let their children, others learn the beauty of their culture

Bhutanese refugees in the U.S. have been committing suicide at a higher rate than any other refugee group. This highlights the difficulty this population faces in acclimating to a new world -- and...

Judge explains why he can't send code violator to jail

The Berg Place apartment building owner charged with dozens of code violations at the now vacant property--including a raw sewage pit outside -- can’t be sent to jail, Magisterial District Judge Richard King says. Mr. King says it’s a...

Ukrainian food fair on Nov. 1

St. John Ukrainian Catholic Church will hold a Bazaar and Food Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1-2. The menu will include pyrohy and other ethnic foods to eat-in or take-out and a bake sale. Along with the foods, there will be a flea market....

Dept. of Justice awards city Community Oriented Policing grant

The Department of Justice is issuing Pittsburgh $1.875 million to hire 15 new community oriented police officers starting in 2015. “This grant recognizes, like I do, that improving relations between police and our neighborhoods is key to making...

Annual Fall Redd Up coming up this weekend

Guaranteed. There will be less litter on streets, sidewalks, overgrown lots, trails and grassy places after Saturday, Oct. 18 in at least 150 signed up Pittsburgh neighborhoods and Allegheny County communities. “Upwards of 10,000 volunteers are...

Wurster, Weiner at the Coffee House

The Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church on Friday, Oct. 17, 7:30 – 9 p.m., features two talented artists on the same stage live in person. South Sider Michael Wurster will be sharing some of his poetry; a well-published poet,...

Free pasta dinner on October 17

A free pasta dinner for all Hilltop residents sponsored by The Beltzhoover Civic Association will be held on Friday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m.at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue. The dinner will be hosted by Forbes Nursing &...

Rudiak champions best practices

Last week, legislation outlining and codifying best financial practices for the city, sponsored by Council Member Natalia Rudiak, was passed by Pittsburgh City Council.  This legislation adds language to the City Code, requiring the city and the...

Readshaw's Raiders Ride to Gettysburgh

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, hosted his 14th annual “Ride to Gettysburg” on Sept. 27, with more than 300 participating in the motorcycle ride from the fountain on Commonwealth Avenue in Harrisburg to Gettysburg. Mr. Readshaw and his...

Beltzhoover block watch

The Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 29 Sylvania Avenue in the Community Room. Everyone is welcome. For additional information, contact the block watch captain at...

Time to put area Halloween happenings on your schedule

Halloween celebrations and activities are beginning to take shape throughout the South Pittsburgh area. Kids Club: Halloween Fun will take place at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh -- Carrick on...

PLCB sponsors alcohol awareness poster contest

In an effort to encourage young people to spread the word about the dangers of underage drinking, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is inviting students from across the commonwealth to participate in its 23rd annual Alcohol Awareness Poster...

Carrick library activities

Activities at the Carrick Library will include a couple of spooktacular events. Come in for a Carrick tradition-- the annual Haunted House at the library. Explore three mini-rooms of family-friendly terror, recommended for ages 6 and up. The spooky...

Real estate transactions for issue of 10/14/14

17th Ward First National Bank Pennsylvania to Andrew Johnson at 1908 S. 18th St. for $45,000. 18th Ward Leon Hanula to Fred Fink IV and Rickie Fink at 122 Abner Ave. for $5,000. Bernadette Jakicic to Anthony Jakicic at 203 Bon Air Ave. for $60,000....

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings 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 253/14 on...

Upcoming South Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 16, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Edward Darrigo, 212 Kathleen Street, 18th Ward, Continued Codes 304.3, 302.4. • Timothy Paul...

 
 
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