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 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    November 1, 2005

Support center helps Hilltop families

Hilltop Family Support Center operating in BeltzhooverWhen the Beltzhoover Citizens Community Corporation and the Beltzhoover Citizens Council came together for the purpose of establishing a family support center, they decided to follow the example...

 
 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    June 7, 2005

South Side Chamber Website now on-line

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 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    August 17, 2004

Student Conservation Corp work to clean up Mount Washington trails

For each of the last four years, the regional branch of a non-profit organization called the Student Conservation Association has been taking steps to preserve the environment in local parks and naturally scenic settings. Every summer since the year...

 
 By Jason Greiner    News    February 3, 2004

Joann Salopek, South Side Chamber of Commerce's Person of the Year

On February 20, JoAnn Salopek, a lifelong South Side resident and longtime community activist, will be honored as this year's South Side Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year. According to fellow community advocate Roberta Smith, Mrs. Salopek...

 
 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    December 9, 2003

Local merchants keep a watchful eye out during the holidays

When the holiday season rolls around, it is traditionally one of the best times of the year for retailers and small businesses to reap the benefits of buyers out for the perfect gift. However, with the higher sales often comes an unwelcome increase...

 
 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    October 14, 2003

Mount Oliver police upgrade their equipment, training to combat crime

Over the course of the last few years, the Mount Oliver Police Department has upgraded their facilities, equipment and capabilities to decrease the crime rates in the area. Combating crime in the borough had become increasingly difficult. And, with t...

 
 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    September 9, 2003

Earlier youth curfew in effect for school year

With students now back in class, the city of Pittsburgh is once again enforcing curfew regulations pertaining to the months when school is in session. Those 16 years of age or younger must be off the streets no later than 10 p.m. Sundays through...

 
 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    May 13, 2003

Underpasses get a facelift in South Side

Over the next couple of years, the underpasses and sidewalks that serve as a connection point between the South Side Slopes and Flats will be undergoing a major reconstruction effort. According to South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association vice...

 
 By Jason Greiner    Front Page    April 8, 2003

Graffiti and scratchiti vandals are making their mark across all South Pittsburgh communities

While taking a ride through the South Side or Oakland sections of the city, or walking the streets in Mount Oliver and Brookline, or visiting several other neighborhoods within the Pittsburgh area,...