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Questions about new townhouses, drive-thru restaurant at S.S. forum

A new city website, accessible on computers and mobile devices, that allows users to view public safety data, building code violations, city facility information, and more on an interactive map, was the sole presentation at the Feb. 14. meeting of...

 

Mayor sees police force at 900 officers for the first time since '02

Mayor William Peduto speaking at the police recruit graduation last week noted the Pittsburgh Police Bureau, now under the leadership of Chief Scott Schubert, is poised to place nearly 900...

 

Meet Police Chief Schubert in Knoxville on Wednesday

Residents living in Zone 3 will have an opportunity to meet new City of Pittsburgh Chief of Police Scott Schubert on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. at Kingdom Life Fellowship Pittsburgh, 148 Jucunda Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Chief Shubert will...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Berg Street Trust #2721 to Edmund Wagoner III and Alana Wagoner at 2721 Berg St. for $74,500. Bank New York Mellon trustee to Taner Nalbant at 3027 Josephine St. for $33,500. 18th Ward Dennis Mahoney to First Bailey Development Trust...

 

So. Pgh. area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, at 8:45 a.m. in District Magisterial Judge Gene Ricciardi’s courtroom: • Clyde Eugene Rust, 454 St. Joseph Street, 16th Ward, Codes 304.6, 302.4, 307.1, 301.3, 304.10, 304.7....

 

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 101/17 on...

 

Correction....

In the February 14, 2017 edition of The South Pittsburgh Reporter a real estate transfer listed an incorrect address. The correct listing is: 29th Ward Nina Grebner to Yong Qiu and Yongzhi Lu at 355 Parallel Ave. for $12,000....

 

Learn more about Love My Neighbor! grants at Hilltop information sessions

Love My Neighbor!, a grantmaking program investing in resident-led projects that aim to improve neighborhoods and engage neighbors is available in some Hilltop residents. Those who live in Allentown,...

 

STEAM Club encourages students in math, science

Pittsburgh Roosevelt K-5 in Carrick has a new after school club, the STEAM Club. STEAM stands for S- Science, T- Technology, E-Engineering, A-Arts, and M-Math. The club meets weekly to complete...

 

City Theatre to present time-bending journey: The Guard in March

Art, history, and humanity align in City Theatre’s upcoming production of The Guard by Jessica Dickey. Directed by Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, the play will run March 11-April 2 on the Main Stage, continuing the 2016-17 season of new plays at...

 

OpenStreetsPGH topic at Chamber lunch on March 8

The South Side Chamber of Commerce’s OpenStreetsPGH committee will host guests Scott Bricker and Mike Carrol from BikePGH for an informational lunch about OpenStreetsPGH at The Urban Tap on March 8. The luncheon will begin at noon. Cost is $25 for...

 

21st St. concept meeting on Feb. 28

A concept design meeting for the S. 21st Street Complete Green Street Project will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 28 beginning at 6 p.m. at The Brew House, 711 S. 21st Street. Those interested are welcome to come and learn about the Western...

 

Slopes meeting March 14 at Henry Kaufmann

The March General Meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will be Tuesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. at the Henry Kaufman Neighborhood House, 2201 Salisbury Street in the Slopes. The agenda includes information on: Southwatch Community...

 

The Friends of South Side Park meet March 15

The next meeting of The Friends of South Side Park will take place on March 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, 45 S 23rd St, Suite #101....

 

Knoxville Library has programs for kids

Knoxville Library has planned programs for kids of all ages during February with great ways to learn about reading, Black History Month and more when visiting the library. Families with kids from birth to age 5 will have fun while developing importan...

 

Mayor Peduto issues executive orders on affordable housing

Mayor William Peduto last week issued three new executive orders to begin implementing recommendations by the City’s Affordable Housing Task Force, covering ways to encourage building of affordable housing. “My administration is committed...

 

South Side residents wanted for Complete Streets group

The City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning is looking for residents to advise the department on the Complete Streets Model. City Planning is now accepting applications from residents to serve on the Complete Streets Advisory Committee....

 

Emmaus Community is seeking nominations for Ken Wagner Award

The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh is seeking nominations of individuals who have followed in the footsteps of the Emmaus co-founder, Ken Wagner, by living a life of service and compassion. The Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service, established in...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for February 13-19

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: February 13-19. Duquesne Heights (1911) Burglary – 1400 blk. Woodruff St. - between 2/17/17 at 9:30 AM and 2/17/17 at 2:55 PM – victim reported a burglary. Victim stated he returned home and...

 

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