Hilltop Alliance staff making progress in the Allentown area

Good news and positive energy were presented by members of the Hilltop Alliance team working in Allentown. Tim Dolan, Property Stabilization Program manager, and Siena Kane, Allentown business...

Councilman's satellite offices bring services into the District 3 communities

Working one day a week for the past year at the Councilman Bruce Kraus' satellite office in UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center, Arlene Trost and Donna Wielock have handled nearly 600 requests...

Brashear opens a new office inside the YMCA Hilltop Computer Center

The Brashear Association has opened a new office at the YMCA Hilltop Computer Center, 500 Brownsville Road. At the new office, residents can meet with a case manager to apply for energy assistance programs, access public benefits, discover...

Annual Project Prom for Gentlemen, Project Prom, public sale dates set

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) annual Project Prom giveaway of prom attire to eligible high school students begins on Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Project Prom Shop in Century III Mall, West Mifflin....

Rudiak to run for city controller

City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak has announced her candidacy to be the first female City Controller of Pittsburgh. “I’m running for City Controller to fight for stronger schools and vibrant neighborhoods. I will bring fiscal leadership to...

Readshaw Bill would require self-reporting of convictions

House Bill 209, introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, unanimously passed the House last week. The bill would require all licensees under the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs to report criminal convictions to the...

County will provide parental leave benefits

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced he has approved and directed the implementation of procedures and policy guidelines for a six-week paid parental leave benefit for Allegheny County employees. “The fact that the United States...

Bettis joins city, county officials in backing summer jobs effort

Top government, community, business and faith-based leaders joined Steelers legend Jerome Bettis to launch a groundbreaking effort to provide life-changing jobs for youths around the Pittsburgh region. The “Summer of Learn and Earn” seeks to...

South Side Slopes general meeting tonight

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) will hold a general meeting tonight, Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. The agenda includes presentations by the...

Beltzhoover block watch on March 25

The fourth year of the Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch kicks off at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, at 29 Sylvania Ave. in the Community Room. Everyone is welcome to attend. For additional information, contact the block watch captain at...

South Side Drink for Pink

The South Side Chamber of Commerce, Dollar Bank, and AMPD Group hosted South Side's Drink for Pink at Skybar to benefit the Susan G Komen Foundation on February 25. Members of the Pittsburgh...

Sign up to play ball at this year at the South Side AA

South Side Athletic Association is holding sign-ups for boys and girls between the ages of 6-18 for the upcoming 2015 baseball/softball season. Sign-ups will be at the Arlington Recreation Center, 2201 Salisbury St, Pittsburgh, PA 15210, on...

Family PlayShop for children in Knoxville

March will be an exciting month for young children and their caregivers to visit the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville and shake off those winter blues. The meeting room will be transformed into a giant play area, filled with a variety...

Real estate transactions for issue of 03-03-15

16th Ward Estate of Dorothy Nill to L2 Holdings Ltd. at 303 Bassler St. for $20,000. Pittsburgh City to Bernie Ackerman Jr. and Carol Donovan at 2414 Charcot St. for $200 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $8,360). Perry Bruno Jr. to...

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 51/15 on...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, March 5, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Robert S. Beck, 429 Jucunda Street, 30th Ward, Continued Code 302.8. • MSAA Holdings, 2417...