Lifelong Allentowner witnessed the changes in her neighborhood

Ninety-year-old Helen Baney's officially retired from working with Allentown's commercial leaders, but she's still often dressed for business. On a recent afternoon, Mrs. Baney donned sling-back...

South Side updated on developments, organization plans

Updates filled most of the April 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum in which there were no presentations. In his report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier said developers of the Village Green parking garage will...

Readshaw attends military commission meeting

As an appointed commissioner, state Rep. Harry Readshaw, attended the first meeting of the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission held at Kings Gap Environmental Education Center. Formally established through Act 161 of 2014, the...

Nomination your neighborhood for Clean Pittsburgh's annual Bob Awards

On May 28, The Clean Pittsburgh Commission will be honoring volunteers, community groups and neighborhoods at their annual Meet and Greet Mixer. This event recognizes individuals and community groups for their efforts and commitment to beautify the...

Brashear can help teens apply for city Learn and Earn Program

This summer, 2,000 summer jobs are projected for young people, 14 to 21, through the Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program offered by the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. To help teens from South Pittsburgh apply for these jobs,...

Walk through for McKinley, Haberman visioning process

Area residents are invited to join in a walk through McKinley Park and the Haberman Corridor through Beltzhoover to envision the revitalization plan for these community assets. Join Pfaffman and Associates, the architectural and engineering team in...

Lions Clubs' spaghetti dinner

The Grandview and Hilltop Lions Clubs have joined together to host a Spaghetti Dinner fundraising event on Sunday, May 3. The dinner, from 1-6 p.m., will take place in Sullivan Hall, 115 Bigham Street, Mt. Washington. Cost of the spaghetti dinner...

Flea Market at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold its annual Flea Market on Friday and Saturday, May 1-2. Shoppers are welcome to come and browse the huge assortment of “treasures” on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free coffee...

Spencer Church Rummage Sale

Spencer United Methodist Church’s Spring Rummage Sale will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 15-16. The sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Items include clothes, jewelry, toys, linens, housewares,...

Carrick community clean-up

Join the Carrick Community Council in a neighborhood clean-up on Wednesday, April 29. Members of the council and additional volunteers will meet at 6 p.m. behind the Carrick Shopping Center to pick up bags and gloves then receive their clean-up...

A better solution

If you travel up 18th St. and were recently fined $120 by police for making an illegal left turn off Josephine, you have to be scratching your head asking why that traffic restriction was created. If you weren’t fined yet, it was only because the...

Enough surveys

I am writing in response to a recent article you posted (Beltzhoover residents will be surveyed to create strategies for neighborhood, South Pittsburgh Reporter March 24, 2015) regarding an upcoming survey of Beltzhoover by the Hilltop Alliance....

South Side Double MirrorArt Crawl slated for Marathon weekend

The South Side Double Mirror Art Crawl on Saturday, May 2 will recognize and celebrate the artistic community on South Side with local artists and musicians featured at selected venues. A daytime event from 2-10 p.m., the South Side Double Mirror...

Midsummer at City Theatre May 9

City Theatre continues its 40th anniversary season with Midsummer (a play with songs), on the Mainstage May 9 – 31. The play is written by David Greig and singer-songwriter Gordon McIntyre, and is...

Harmony Singers will present their spring show

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present their 47th annual spring show on Saturday, April 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 26 at 2:30 p.m., at the Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. This year’s...

Real estate transactions for issue of 04-21-15

16th Ward Anna Morris et al. to Sumo Capital Reserve LLC at 2427 Burham St. for $96,000. Estate of Susanne Pudup to David and Terra Wertz at 1306 Eleanor St. for $71,000. KDJ Properties LLC to Charlotte Property L.P. at 508 Gorgas St. for $10,000....

Live and Invest in Mt. Oliver Reclaiming Vacant and Blighted Properties

Through the assistance of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, Allegheny County has launched a new Vacant Property Recovery Program in Mt. Oliver that substantially discounts acquisition costs. Traditionally, acquisition costs include...

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 53/15 on...

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Bernadette A. Miller, 2 Southern Avenue, 19th Ward, Continued Code 302.4. The following Housing Court...

Mt. Oliver Borough Seeking Part-Time Public Works

The Borough of Mt. Oliver is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Public Works from Tuesday, April 21 to Friday, May 8. This is a temporary, summer position for the period between May 25th to September 7th, 2015. Applications are...