PWSA officials explain about lead in water

Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority officials came to the South Side Market House to talk to Council District 3 residents about lead in drinking, but they emphasized they are still learning the...

Councilman disappointed in Villas decision

The Mission Street Bridge, South Side Park, and South Side Smooth Streets were among the topics at the Jan. 10 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) held at the Brashear Center in the South Side Flats. City Councilman...

Forum looks to add members before March

The controversial, proposed “Villas at Winter Park” single-family, 13-home residential development off Hackstown St. in the Slopes is back again following the recent overturning Common Pleas Judge Joseph James of two Planning Commission...

AG announces civil settlement with home security company

Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer has announced the filing of a legal settlement with a Utah-based company that allegedly violated the Commonwealth’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law as it sold home security systems in...

Mt. Oliver receives funding to expand streetscape

Mt. Oliver has one of 51 projects in the state that are in line for $33 million in federal funds to improve transportation alternatives. “These projects are important initiatives that enhance communities across Pennsylvania to create stronger...

Columbia Gas will be replacing pipes in Arlington and South Side Slopes

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania will be undertaking $2.27 million in pipeline infrastructure projects in Arlington and South Side Slopes. Construction will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Saturday work is also possible. In...

ASC programs for younger 'seniors' in A-Town

Allentown Senior Center (ASC) will host an Open House to introduce a new program, “A-Town Evening Seniors,” on Tuesday evening, January 31 from 6-8. A free light dinner will be provided as well as a presentation to introduce some of the fun,...

Carrick Toastmaster to hold Open House Jan. 21

Carrick Toastmasters Carrick PA will hold an Open House on Saturday, Jan. 21, 10:15 a.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick, 1811 Brownsville Road. Guest speaker will be graduate gemologist Ray Lipowcan on the topic “Become an...

Councilman proposes to improve pedestrian safety

During the January 11 meeting of Pittsburgh City Council, Councilman Dan Gilman proposed amending the Pittsburgh City Code to require safer conditions for pedestrians and other users during construction that necessitates the closure of a sidewalk....

Mt. Washington next up to learn about lead in District 2 water

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will hold another community meeting to present information on lead in drinking water on January 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Mt. Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Ave. PWSA leadership, in conjunction...

Police arrest Allentown man

Zone 1 Detectives were patrolling the Troy Hill/Spring Garden area on January 11, when they observed a warrant suspect, Jaejuan Penn, 20, of Allentown, on Goettman Street. Detectives pulled alongside ...

Community crime alerts for January 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 9th, 2017 to January 15th, 2017. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from auto – 200 blk. Oneida St. - between 1/12/17 at 6 PM and 1/13/17 at 7:30 AM – victim reported following items...

Ball sign ups in Arlington

The South Side Athletic Association is offering free baseball and softball registration on January 28 and February 4. Free registration is available with advance payment of five $10 lottery calendars per child, up to a maximum of 10 calendars per...

ACHD clinic moves to Downtown

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is moving its Immunization Clinic from its current location on Forbes Avenue in Oakland to the fourth floor of the Hartley-Rose building in downtown Pittsburgh at 425 First Avenue. The new location is...

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Lorraine Miller et al. to iBuyPittsburgh Inc. at 1406 Fernleaf St. for $22,500. Todd Bowser to Caleb Bowser at 2511 Jane St. for $268,500. Kim Ann Scott trustee to Hazel Arch Holdings LLC at 2234 2238 Larkins Way for $435,000. Robert...

This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 1:45 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik’s courtroom: • Malcom and William Rankin, 182 Southern Avenue, 19th Ward, Code 302.7. The following Housing Court...

City of Pittsburgh 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 345/16 on...