Highland Park

Lake Carnegie

Lake Carnegie. Date unknown

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Dog Found

Small, gray and black female dog found in the North Negley Avenue area. If it's yours or if you want to adopt it, please call 412-361-4537.

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Super Playground 07

Super Playground maintenance day. Photo taken 2002-09-14 by Rudolph T. Maceyko Source: Rudolph T. Maceyko

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2003

A gas leak forced the temporary closure of the Farmhouse. A week-end snow storm led to a fun Snow Day in Highland Park. The Highland Park Community Club, the East End Neighborhood Forum, and St. Andrew's Episcopal Church sponsored a "Meet the Candidates" forum to help residents make their choices for the upcoming Council District 7 special election. Leonard Bodack, Jr. won the special election to fill the remainder of Jim Ferlo's term as City Council representative for District 7. The Children's Committee co-sponsored an Egg Hunt with Citparks. Highland Park's Patrick Dowd won a seat on the School Board in the primary election and Leonard Bodack, Jr.

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2002

Severe storms hit the Pittsburgh region, including Highland Park. The Farmhouse reopened after extensive repairs and renovations. The park gate piers ("Welcome" at North Highland Avenue, and "Horse Tamers" at Stanton Avenue) gate) were designated as City Historic Objects. Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation designated Fulton Academy of Geographic and Life Sciences on Hampton Street between Mellon Street and North Saint Clair Street as a historic landmark. Volunteers from the community held a maintenance day for the Super Playground. The new Micro-Filtration Plant in Highland Park opened.

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2001

The Highland Park Community Club, City of Pittsburgh Parks and Recreation Department, and Councilman Jim Ferlo sponsored a salsa party in the park.

Sitar of Pittsburgh Indian restaurant opened on Bryant Street.

 The Union Project began.

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2000

The Highland Park web site began operation. The Farmhouse was damaged by fire.

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1999


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 Enrico's Tazza d'Oro cafe and espresso bar opened on North Highland Avenue

 

 

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation gave Awards of Merit to Pittsburgh City Councilman Jim Ferlo, David Hance of the Highland Park Community Club, and Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority hydraulic engineer John Kasper for their efforts in averting the threat of covering Highland Park Reservoir No. 1. <

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