Developer hits resistance on proposed Hackstown housing development

Developers are looking at building as many as 27 new homes on a parcel of hillside land on the South Side Slopes between St. Paul of the Cross Monastery and Veronica’s Veil. In a meeting facilitated by the South Side Slopes Neighborhood...

Local bands find a quiet space to practice in Allentown storage facility

Hundreds of bands have perfected their art - or just jammed out - on the first couple floors of the ABC Self Storage space in Allentown as people’s couches, chotskies and other stuff sat idle in the storage lockers above. “This was just kind of...

South High '74 reunion

South High School Class of 1974 is looking for classmates for a reunion in November. Classmates are urged to call Cindy Hudson Greiner at 412-381-1575 or go to the “South High 40th Class Reunion” Facebook...

Wheatley sets dates for health, wellness events

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will host his second annual Health and Wellness Weekend Sept. 12-14, with an array of interactive events designed to promote awareness, encourage an active healthy lifestyle and connect 19th District residents...

Construction begins on third bike lane

The City of Pittsburgh announced the installation of a third protected bike lane as part of the two-year long PeopleForBikes Green Lane Project program that was announced in March. The next protected bike lane will occupy the former eastbound lane...

New proposed permit parking area to begin signature drive

Following an informational meeting last week, residents on the north side of East Carson Street between 17th and 26th streets have decided to pursue a permit parking area. A group of 10 people have volunteered to collect signatures from the...

Clean up attracts 250 Duquesne students

On Saturday, Aug. 23, about 250 Duquesne University freshmen students volunteered in a community clean-up in collaboration with the South Side Chamber of Commerce, the PA Resources Council and the...

Fresh Fridays produce distribution on September 12

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop continues on the second Friday of the month with the next one on September 12. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick...

Chamber golf tournament this Monday

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Summer Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 8, at Pittsburgh National Golf Club in Gibsonia. The golf tournament will benefit the South Side Chamber of Commerce’s Welcome Center at 1100 East...

Goodwill recruiting for RISE training project

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is seeking candidates the RISE job-training and employment-assistance program designed to assist youth whom are residents of certain local communities. The program is entering its third year. Eligible...

Blessing of the Animals on the Mount

A “Blessing of the Animals” will take place at Grace Church (Anglican) at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, in observance of St. Francis’ Day. All are welcome to bring their pets, either caged or on leashes, to be blessed on the lawn. Grace Church...

ATV simulator teaches kids safe riding skills at CornFest

The PaOHV ATV Simulator made its Western PA debut at the Carrick Community CornFest. In 4½ hours 59 kids and one adult were given a brief education on ATV safety using the unit. The kids really enjoyed it and learned some ATV skills. The parents...

Letters to the Editor submission guidelines

Letters to the Editor may be submitted by: • Email to tsmith@sopghreporter.com • Mail to PO Box 4285, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 • By Fax at 412-488-8011 The South Pittsburgh Reporter reserves the right to edit letters for length and accuracy....

Real Estate transactions for issue of 9/2/14

16th Ward Luck of the Irish L.P. 2 to Luck of the Irish L.P. at 81-83 Barry St. and 89 for $18,900. Dawn Maroney to L2 Holdings Ltd. at 300 Dengler St. for $32,100. Sarah 2608 Inc. to Katrina Erdahl at 2608 Sarah St. for $383,500. Dan Everett...

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 209/14 on...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 4, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Keith Stewart Cash, 939 E. Warrington Avenue, 18th Ward, Continued Code 304.6. • Audrey M. and...