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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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Ground broken on new soccer field in Riverview Park

From left to right: RAD Director Robert Jones, Alan Halperin of D'Appolonia Engineering, Jim Sauer of J.T. Sauer and Associates, Old Allegheny Soccer Coach...

Clear skies bring star-gazing enjoyment to the Allegheny Observatory annual open house

Clear skies above two of the three telescope domes at the Allegheny Observatory on Oct. 1, when more than 300 people came to its...

Fun for all at Riverview Dog Park

After 16 years, a Husky named Maverick is still able to truly admire nature sitting alongside his owner, Greg Clifford, on a pleasant day in Riverview...

Riverview Park soccer field and community center waiting on state DEP

A rendering of the proposed soccer field by J. T. Sauer & Associates.   Pending an okay from the state Department of Environmental Protection, the City...

Meeting kicks off first phase in city-wide development plan

About 75 people came to the city's first PreservePGH meeting on April 19. PreservePGH is the first phase in the 12-phase PlanPGH program. (Photo/Henry...

Trails in Riverview Park to get facelift

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New Riverview Park rec center meeting scheduled for October

The mayor’s office plans to organize a public meeting about the proposed Riverview Park Community Center for the first week in October. The last...

Status of proposed rec center up in the air

The status of a recreation center and new soccer field for Riverview Park proposed by Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Councilwoman Darlene Harris and Representative Don Walko is up in the air. Harris said that at the moment, she is waiting to hear from the mayor’s office about the next step in the process.

Free karate program allows Northside kids to learn discipline, self-confidence

Most of the 21 children standing in a church basement in black and gold karate uniforms on August 8 had never done this before, but when Tae Kwon Do Master Yusef Owens told them to line up and stand at attention, he didn’t have to ask twice. In about 10 minutes he taught four rows of kids ranging in age from six-year-olds to teenagers how to line up properly, how much space they would need and the Korean commands for "attention" and "bow."