Zone 3 updated on hiring of police chief, Get Stuffed with Love

A brief meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Sept. 17 included updates on the summer’s community forums for selecting the city’s police chief, and on the “Get Stuffed With Love” program that ensures no residen go without...

Police talk about trash, community concerns at Mt. Oliver City BW

Updates on current and future projects highlighted the Sept. 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. It began with news of the Oct. 17 clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon by three to four students on...

Registration opens today for the 2015 Pgh. Marathon

Online registration for the 2015 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon opens to the public today, Tuesday, Sept. 30 at noon. More than 30,000 are expected to register for the 2015 race weekend events, which will be held May 2-3, 2015. As part...

More longterm closures, detours begin as part of Rt. 51 project

Glenbury Street was closed to traffic between Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) and Aaron Avenue, beginning Monday morning, Sept. 29 weather permitting. Glenbury Street will close to traffic through 4 a.m. Monday morning, Oct. 20 between Route 51...

World Communion, peacemaking service at South Side Presbyterian

The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes the public to gather for World Communion and Peacemaking on Sunday, Oct. 5, at its 11 a.m. worship service. This is the one day of the year when the most Christians around the world share Communion as a...

Special yard waste pickup coming up on November 8

The Department of Public Works has arranged for a special yard waste pickup day on Saturday, Nov. 8. It’s important not to rake leaves into the streets, where they can clog drains and cause flooding problems. Environmental Services will pick up...

Code for America Fellows will aid city innovation efforts

Code for America will send technology experts to Pittsburgh next year to help the Peduto Administration’s efforts to bolster innovation in city government, it was announced at the annual Code for America Summit in San Francisco. Code for America...

Animal blessing service this Sun. at So. Side Park

Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community will be hosting a Blessing of the Animals and celebration of creation service in the spirit of the St. Francis feast day on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 8:30-9 a.m. at the South Side Slopes Park (meet in the parking lot at...

Traffic restricted on 10th St. Bridge during the day

Traffic on the Philip Murray Bridge (South 10th Street) will be restricted to one lane in each direction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, October 3. One sidewalk will be closed intermittently for the same duration. The closures are necessary...

Pilot Club will host fashion show, luncheon

Pilot Club of Pittsburgh will present “Food, Fashion, & Fun” a luncheon, fashion show and ,more on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 11 a.m. Fashions are being provided by Christopher & Banks with commentary by Katie Knox, former reporter and TV anchor. The...

RCIA classes planned for Prince of Peace

Adult education classes for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) are being planned at Prince of Peace Parish for those who would like to become new members of the Catholic faith. For more information and registration, call...

Toastmaster meeting in Carrick

Toastmasters Carrick PA will meet this Saturday, Oct. 4, 10:15 a.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick Branch. One of the meeting speeches will be given by the winner of the Area 31 and Division D Humorous Contests. She will compete...

Suspect wanted in robbery of the South Side Starbucks

Pittsburgh police are investigating a robbery at the Starbucks at 1400 E. Carson St. on South Side. At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, a suspect entered the store and acted as if he had a gun. He got away with an undetermined amount of...

Bar fight injures one in South Side

Police are investigating an aggravated assault at Casey’s Bar, 1811 E. Carson St., South Side, in which one man was injured early Monday morning. The 28-year-old victim from Gibsonia sustained injuries to his head and face. At approximately 1...

Three arrested in shooting, fleeing on South Side

Just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning, Zone 3 police attempted to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection of S. 14th and Muriel streets on South Side on a vehicle involved in a shots fired call. An officer working an off-duty detail at...

Family PlayShop to be held at the Knoxville Branch Library

Family PlayShop, a nationally recognized program where parents and children learn and play together, will be held every Thursday in October at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville. The library’s Family PlayShop series gives infants...

Homework Help Center will open at the Knoxville Library

The Knoxville Library’s Homework Help Center opens on Monday, Oct. 13 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. for any student, first grade and up, enrolled in an educational program. Library staff and helpers will be available to assist with resources and questions....

Walk for One Promise to make a stop at Phillips

Walk for One Promise, a grassroots fundraiser shining a light on the Pittsburgh Promise, will make a stop at Pittsburgh Phillips at approximately 1 p.m. on October 18. The 13-mile Walk for One Promise features individuals and teaks completing the...

Free flu shots will be available at UPMC Walk-In Primary Care

UPMC Walk-In Primary Care Clinic will offer free flu shots beginning October 1 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., while supplies last. Flu shots are recommended for most adults, especially those over age 65, or those with...

Real estate transactions for issue of 9/30/14

16th Ward Geoffrey Murray to Michelle Smithbauer at 130 22nd St. S Unit 3C for $168,000. Joseph Reich estate et al. to D & D Properties LLC at 2920 Harcum Way for $50,000. John Schaefer to Bradley White at 2408 Patterson St. for $122,000. Barbara...

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 227/14 on...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2, at 10:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Brooke Askew, 502 Ormsby Avenue, 16th Ward, Code 302.4. The following Housing Court cases...

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, Oct. 1, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1302 E. Carson Street, Sayer Real...

Ordinance No. 941

The following ordinance will be considered for adoption at a Regular Public Meeting of the Council of the Borough of Mt. Oliver on Monday, October 20, 2014: Ordinance No. 941 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 885 OF...