Plans for Mt. Wash. developments unveiled at community forum

Parking issues and past development failures highlighted the community criticism of two new development plans presented at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) meeting on Thursday evening at the Mount Washington Senior...

Linda Donahue named Volunteer of the Year

Carrick's Linda Zysk Donahue was named Tree Pittsburgh's Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Ms. Donahue is a certified tree tender and chairperson of the Carrick Community Council's Beautification...

Holiday Mingle a great success

 The South Side Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Holiday Mingle on December 4 at the Double Wide Grill on Carson Street. About 150 people attended. It was well attended by chamber members...

City council approves new inspection department

Mayor William Peduto’s plan to overhaul the Bureau of Building Inspection was approved on Dec. 9 by Pittsburgh City Council. The new Department of Permits, Licenses & Inspections -- to be overseen by current BBI Chief Maura Kennedy -- will keep...

Josephine turn barred

When my neighbor told me there are now no left turn traffic signs where Josephine St. meets 18th St. on the South Side, I thought he was kidding. He wasn't. He even drove me there to see the new...

Find a different route

I was stunned to hear about the city posting no left turn signs at the intersection of 18th street and Josephine street on South Side. Everyone who uses this route to go up the hill now has to find a different route. Glen Moss Via...

Special Steeler exhibit

The Senator John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum has unveiled a special Steelers display featuring items from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s NFL and team record-setting passing performances this season.  The new...

Zone 3 police make arrest

On December 8 at midnight, Zone 3 Officers were dispatched to Frank & Shirley's Restaurant, 2209 Saw Mill Run Boulevard, for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, the officers immediately saw a...

Health Department poster contest for kids

The Allegheny County Health Department is sponsoring its 16th annual environmental poster contest for students in grades 6-8. The theme of this year’s contest is “The Power of One” and aims to emphasize what one person can do to protect the...

Health Department urges health care workers to get vaccinated against the flu

The Allegheny County Health Department is urging all health care workers in Allegheny County to get vaccinated against influenza. Vaccination against the flu will help to protect not only health care workers but also their patients. Health care...

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing 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 292/14 on...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • 3115 Group LLC, 110 Sweetbriar Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 304.5, 304.6, 304.1.1. • 3115...