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Friday, June 1, 2012
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The Historical Society of Upper St. Clair plans to close the contest on Saturday. Leave your idea in the comments section!
Monday, April 16, 2012
File your 2011 federal income tax return by Tuesday, April 17, to avoid late penalties and interest.
You still have today and tomorrow left to meet the filing deadline for your 2011 federal income tax returns. The tax deadline is traditionally April 15, but has been pushed back to April 17 this year since April 15 was a Sunday and today, April 16, is Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia. April 17 is also the final date to apply for 2011 tax extensions. The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to file returns electronically. According to a statement posted on the IRS website, e-file is "the best way to ensure accurate tax returns and get faster refunds." There are also several ways to file your taxes easily online. Some include: For tax law questions or account inquiries, taxpayers can call the IRS toll free at the numbers…
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
It's last call for our photo contest—one that will net one lucky winner a pair of tickets to the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's upcoming production of 'Coppelia.'
There's an old saying about deadlines. "I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by," Douglas Adams wrote. We at Patch want to help make your life a little easier by telling you about some of the upcoming deadlines before you hear that whooshing. This week we want to remind you of our photo contest—one that will net one lucky reader with two tickets to the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's upcoming production of "Coppelia." Entering is easy, but do so by midnight. Today is the last day you may enter our contest by uploading your photo or photos of your favorite youngster with a favorite toy. Each Patch site in western Pennsylvania will choose one winner and award one prize, using a random drawing from entries submitted …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Life gets busy. Deadlines creep up on us all. Patch helps you to remember—before it's too late.
Welcome to Last Chance, a Patch series reminding you of deadlines you don't want to miss. This week's dates to remember? 1.) Today is the last day for property owners in Allegheny County to file formal appeals of their 2013 court-ordered reassessments. Forms must be postmarked on or before today. They also may be taken to one of several collection points today. “I encourage all property owners to file a formal appeal by Monday’s deadline to preserve their legal rights,” County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said in a statement. “In fact, I am filing an appeal on my own property because I do not agree with its 2013 court-ordered reassessment value," he said. "Appeals may always be withdrawn, but once Monday’s deadline passes, property owners …