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Latest Hilltop farm plans explained at Mount Oliver City Block Watch

Latest Hilltop farm plans explained at Mount Oliver City Block Watch

The proposed Hilltop Farm Master Plan was the main focus of the Jan. 28 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. The meeting drew about 80 attendees. Aaron ...

St. John Vianney Church closure could impact food pantries

As of now, the food pantry at Saint John Vianney Parish, and Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, will continue at the parish site until a decision is rendered otherwise.  That is according to volunteer Mary Fleisner, who coordinates the food pantry, and...

Apply for Highmark Foundation grant in Healthy School Environment program

The Highmark Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Creating a Healthy School Environment Grant and Awards Program, which will make available a total of $375,000 for schools grades K-12 in Pennsylvania ($300,000) and West...

So. Side Community Council surveying residents about permit parking program

The South Side Community Council (SSCC) is collecting information from residents regarding their experiences with the City of Pittsburgh Residential Permit Parking Program now in effect in much of the South Side Flats. The survey can be completed...

Port Authority schedules fare changes public hearing

Port Authority of Allegheny County has scheduled two public hearings to accept testimony on its transit fare proposal, which aims to simplify its system and lower fares for about a quarter of its current ridership. The hearings will be held from 11...

GCU Lodge flea market

GCU Lodge 28 will hold a flea market and homemade chicken noodle soup sale at St. John the Baptist, 1720 Jane Street, South Side from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20-21. This is a matching funds fundraiser with all proceeds...

Prince of Peace Mass change

During the Lenten Season, the weekday Mass, Monday through Friday, at Prince of Peace Parish will be celebrated an noon at St. Adalbert Church. The Mass was originally celebrated at 10...

Pittsburgh selected to participate in National League of Cities' project

Pittsburgh is one of eight cities that has been competitively selected to participate in its The National League of Cities’ Financial Inclusion Systems and City Leadership (FISCL) project.  Mayor William Peduto will join with his colleagues from...

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...

No soup for you if you miss the South Side Soup Contest

The popular South Side Soup Contest will celebrate its 12th year at the 2016 Soup Contest on Saturday, Feb. 20, from noon to 3 p.m., in South Side’s historic East Carson Street business district. VIP Soup Contest tickets are now on sale on the...

Resolution recognizes Stalking Awareness Month

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives last week unanimously adopted H.R. 642, introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny. The resolution recognizes January 2016 as Stalking Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. January is National Stalking...

Sister returning to City Theatre with Sister's Easter Catechism

This year, City Theatre hopes you are not planning to give up laughter for Lent. Kimberly Richards returns as the unforgettable Sister in Maripat Donovan's spring edition of the Late Nite Catechism...

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 25, 2016 to January 31, 2016: Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from Person – 400 blk. Norton St. – between 12/22/15 at 8:00 AM and 12/22/15 at...

Phillips Rec Ctr. Sweetheart Dance

There will be a Sweet Heart Dance for grades K-5 on February 13, from noon to 2 p.m. at Phillips Recreation Center in Carrick. For more information about the dance, call...

South Side AA sign-ups for baseball and softball

South Side Athletic Association will be holding sign-ups for boys and girls between the ages of 6-18 for the upcoming 2015 baseball/softball season. Sign-ups will be at Arlington Recreation Center, 2201 Salisbury St., on Tuesday and Thursday,...

Health Dept. selected to implement project to improve health data sharing

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has been selected by DASH -- Data Across Sectors for Health -- as one of ten grantees to implement projects that improve health through multi-sector data sharing collaborations. DASH is a national...

Real Estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Helen Gerba to Donovan Real Estate LLC at 2813 Larkins Way for $60,000. Davin Investments Inc. to Bandhu Development Inc. at 133 S. 22nd St. for $9,500. 17th Ward Vincent Vernet to Michelle Lutman at 131 1/2 16th St. S and Sarah St. for...

Mt. Oliver Borough Ordinance 953

The following ordinance will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council on February 15, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., 150 Brownsville Road. ORDINANCE 953 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, AMENDING CHAPTER 248...

Upcoming City of Pittsburgh 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 4/16 on...

February 9 Housing Court cases

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Jasmane Miller, 28 Nobles Lane, 29th Ward, Codes 302.4, 307.1. • Louise M. Burkley, 102 Kirk Avenue,...

 
 
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