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Summer 2017 Newsletter
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Our Neighborhood

Allegheny Observatory

Located in Riverview Park, The Allegheny Observatory has been there since 1859 and home of the 13” Fitz Refractor Telescope and a 30” Thaw Telescope, the third largest refractor in the US. Free tours are available as well as free monthly lectures given by a host of renowned physicists, astronomers, and other professionals in the field.
Address:  159 Riverview Avenue,  Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.321.2400
Website:  http://www.pitt.edu/~aobsvtry/

Allen Place Community Services, Inc.

Locally-owned ; Provides health and wellness programs to senior residents; and provides social, emotional and educational needs of children and youth by encouraging the healthy development of family relationships and enhancing cultural awareness.
Address:  227 Bonvue Street, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.231.1531
Website:  http://www.allenplacecommunity.org/

Byzantine Catholic Seminary of SS. Cyril and Methodius

Founded in 1950, the seminary is a school of theology whose primary purpose is to prepare candidates for priestly ministry to the Byzantine Catholic Churches of North America. The academic programs are open to qualified off-campus students whether lay or religious.

Address:  3605 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.321.8383
Fax:  412.321.9936
Website:  http://www.byzcathsem.edu/main/home.php

Centerpointe Convenience Store

Locally-owned convenience store; lottery; ATM
HOURS:  Monday - Friday:  7am - 8pm
                Saturday: 9am - 8pm
                Sunday: 9am - 6pm

4061 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214

Children Youth Ministry

After school care
Address:  3883 East Street
Phone:  412.231.4296

Colette Styling Salon

Locally-owned, full service beauty and tanning salon
Address:  3957 Perrysville Avenue
Phone:  412.323.0999

Emmaus Deliverance Ministries

Worship Services:
Sunday 11:30 AM
Sunday School 10:00 AM
Bible Study Wednesday 7:00 PM

Pastor James and Elder Lois Newton

Address:  4101 Perrysville Avenue
Phone:  412-322-8907

Father & Son Family Bakery

Locally owned and following in the traditions of the former Schorr Family Bakery, the staff of Father & Son Family Bakery worked with the Schorr family who graciously passed on their popular family recipes.  No frozen products here!  All baked goods are handmade from scratch.
HOURS: Monday - Saturday: 6am - 4pm
               Closed on Sunday

3912 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.321.4900

Father & Son Pizzeria

Construction underway.  Coming soon.

HOURS:  Sunday - Thursday: 11am - Midnight
                Friday & Saturday: 11am - 1am

Address:  3906 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.321.2500

First National Bank

FDIC, Equal Housing Lender; Personal and Business
HOURS:      Monday - Thursday: 9:00am-4:00pm
                    Friday:  9:00am-6:00pm
                    ATM: 24 hours
Address:  3908 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.231-3144
Fax:  412.231.6874
Website:  https://www.fnb-online.com

Ida's Sandwich Shop

Coming soon. 
Locally owned sandwich shop under construction. 
Will be open for breakfast and lunch.
Stay tuned for further details.

HOURS: Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm
               Saturday: 8am - 3pm
               Sunday:  Closed

3921 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214

Website:  http://www.idassandwichshop.com

Incarnation of the Lord Parish

Worship Services:
Tuesday 8:00 AM
Sunday Morning Mass 7:30 AM 
Address:  4071 Franklin Road
Phone:  412.931.2832
Fax:  412.931.2832
Website:  http://www.diopitt.org/parishes/incarnation-lord

M&A Tax Accounting & Notary Service

Tax Preparation
Business Consultant
Notary Services
Accounting Services

Monday - Friday:  11:30am - 5pm
Saturday by appointment
Address:  3866 Baytree Street, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.918.1827
Website:  https://www.facebook.com/Mandataxandnotary/

Observatory Hill Chiropractic

Locally-owned professional Chiropractic service.
Address:  3961 Perrysville Avenue
Phone:  412.321.5096

Observatory Hill Deli

Family owned business offering a variety of freshly made sandwiches on Mancini's bread.Choose from deli sandwiches, hoagies, meatball subs, grilled cheese, Smith's Natural Casing Hot Dogs and salads.  Stop by this grab and go deli.  Their sandwiches will have you seeing stars.
HOURS: Monday - Saturday: 11am - 6pm
               Closed on Sunday
3856 Baytree Street, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.251.0416

Pipitone Group

Locally-owned; Integrates strategic planning, creative, marketing, technology, and public relations with business needs.
Address:  3933 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.321.0879
Fax:  412.321.2217
Website:  http://www.pipitonegroup.com/

Pittsburgh Seventh Day Adventist

Worship Services:
Friday Young Adults Group 6:00 PM
Saturday Sabbath School 10:00 AM
Saturday Divine Service 11:15 AM
Tuesday Small Bible Study 7:00 PM
Address:  4021 Evergreen Road
Phone:  412.939.2437
Website:  http://pittsburghadventistchurch.org

Riverview Park

Created in 1894, Riverview Park was formed mostly from farmland. With 287-acres, the park has beautiful wooded trails, dramatically steep hillside, jogging/walking pathway, and occasional horseback riding experiences. Visit the Visitor’s Center, swimming pool, playground, picnic shelters, two-mile Riverview Loop; and the historic picnic shelter, The Chapel, renovated in 2008.
Website:  http://www.pittsburghparks.org/riverview

Riverview Thrift Store

Thrift Store is operated by volunteers from Riverview Church and the Observatory Hill community. It is located in a building owned by the Church. Donations are received from members, neighbors, and friends. Prices are kept in a range of ten cents to a few dollars. The profit supports Riverview's Food Bank and other hunger related organizations.

Store Hours:
      Tuesday 10 AM – 2 PM;
      Wednesday  4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
      Thursday 10 AM - 2 PM
      Saturday 10 AM - 12 PM
Address:  3929 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.231.3325
Website:  https://www.riverviewpresbyterian.org/thrift-store

Riverview United Presbyterian Church

Worship Services:
Sunday Christian education all ages 9 AM
Sunday worship service 9:45 AM

Additional Ministries:
Tuesday Food Bank 3 - 4:15 PM

Thrift Store on Perrysville Avenue opened:           
Tuesdays: 10 - 2 PM
Wednesdays: 4:30 - 6:30 PM           
Thursdays: 10 - 2 PM            
Saturdays: 10 - Noon
Address:  3505 Perrysville Avenue
Phone:  412.321.7300
Website:  http://riverviewpresbyterian.org

Robert P Ravenstahl Jr., District Justice

Address:  3880 Perrysville Avenue
Phone:  412.321.0116
Fax:  412.321.0702
Website:  http://www.alleghenytix.com

Salvatore’s Notary Service

Full-service notary

Monday - Friday:  10AM - 7PM
Saturday: 10AM - 4PM
Sunday:  Closed
3854 Baytree Street
Phone:  412.231.1441

The Northside Chronicle

The Northside Chronicle is the community newspaper of Pittsburgh's historic Northside. As the community's first and only newspaper new 1985, they pride themselves on providing positive stories on the people and the events in all the northside neighborhoods.

Address:  3923 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.321.3919
Website:  https://www.thenorthsidechronicle.com

The Northside Community Development Fund

The Northside Community Development Fund helps Northside entrepreneurs and housing projects acquire loans.  The fund has played an important role in the the revitalization of our own business district and of the Bonvue Street Revitalization Project.

Address:  3925 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15214
Phone:  412.322.0290
Website:  https://www.nscdfund.org/