Mt. Oliver takes care of business, 'Up on the Hilltop'

Details of a Dec. 3 Holiday Jubilee in the 100-200 blocks of Brownsville Rd. was a highlight of the brief Nov. 21 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Absent this evening were Mayor James Cassidy and Councilwoman Tina Reft. Called “Up On the...

Community group asks for action on wish list given to councilman

The former Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held its first meeting on Nov. 17 since changing its name to the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. The meeting was held in the Ormsby Avenue Café. “We’re coming into the twenty-first...

Applications are now available for the city's Love Your [Resilient] Block grant program

Applications are available for the City of Pittsburgh’s 2017 Love Your [Resilient] Block grant award program. The block revitalization program gives organizations up to $1,500 in funds for a neighborhood resilience-building project that mobilizes...

Session will help explain Free Application for Aid

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), in partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (PASFAA) will host a free FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Completion Session on...

Knights of Columbus provide coats for area kids through pantries

Gilmary Council 3868, Knights of Columbus, visited the St. John Vianney Food Pantry in Allentown on November 18 to distribute a gift of more than 50 children’s coats. The Knights have been...

Brashear collecting toys and food to brighten the holidays for many

The Brashear Association is turning to its friends and neighbors, once again, to help make Christmas brighter for children and families throughout South Pittsburgh. The Association, a South Pittsburgh community services agency, collects toys and...

Chamber kicks off Holiday Season with Mittens & Mingles fundraiser

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will present its fifth annual Mittens & Mingles holiday fundraiser on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 6-10 p.m. at Clear Story Studio, 1931 Sidney Street in the heart of ...

St. George Church Christmas cards available in Allentown

The St. George Church Preservation Society has Christmas cards available again this year. A pack of 12 cards with envelopes is available for a donation of $17. The Christmas cards are available at Progressive Home Federal Savings and Loan, 820 E....

Christmas Social for CBA members

The Carrick Business Association will hold a Christmas Social for members on Thursday, Dec. 15 beginning at 6:30 at Thee Olde Place Inn, 1209 Streets Run Road. Cost is $20 per person. Those attending are also asked to bring a grab bag gift valued...

S.S. Slopes Holiday party December 13

The annual South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association Holiday Party will be on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Drive. Dinner will be provided, but those attending may bring a dessert, side dish, or...

Polish Falcons sponsoring Breakfast with St. Nicholas

Polish Falcons Heritage Foundation (PFHF) will sponsor its first Breakfast with St. Nicholas on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Oakland beginning at 10 a.m. The event will include a buffet breakfast, story time,...

Free hearing health talk at Market House

Zounds Hearing of South Hills is scheduled to do a free Hearing Health Talk at the South Side Market House Senior Center on 12th Street on November 30 at 10 a.m. Topics include types and causes of hearing loss, styles of hearing aids and how they...

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Ketel Assoc. L.P. to Paul and Elizabeth Juozitis at 2804 Jane St. for $350,000. Patricia Palmer Hoffman to Radius Capital Group LLC at 3205-3205. Josephine St. for $20,000. Mary Ellen Leigh trustee to George Klayko at 106 S. 23rd St. for...

This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Michael Reich, 224 Bausman Street, 18th Ward, Codes 108.2, 302.4, 307.1. The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for...

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 325/16 on...

COMMON VIOLATIONS

This is just a short working list of codes & “titles” and is not comprehensive or to be used for anything other than personal reference. All code books are available for purchase through the Bureau of Building Inspection if more information is...