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Ride your bike down E. Carson Street at OpenStreetsPGH in So. Side May 28

OpenStreetsPGH began with its first test in Pittsburgh in 2014. After immediate success, the event continued in following years. This year, OpenStreetsPGH will have events on the last Sundays of May,...

 

Health care center has history on the Hilltop

In mid-June 2002, the Beltzhoover Citizens Community Development Corporation (BCCDC) and the Hilltop Community Health Care Partnership it had formed, contacted the Sto-Rox Neighborhood Health Center (...

 

Proposed housing discussed at S.S. Slopes general meeting

The March general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) included news about South Side Park, OpenStreetsPGH, the new South Watch public safety/code compliance initiative, and more. It was held on March 14 at the Henry...

 

Brashear holiday assistance campaign helped 650 families with food and toys

The Brashear Association, a South Pittsburgh community service agency, sustained a high level of service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past seven years, Brashear...

 

Hilltop Alliance honored with service award at Bravo! Brashear luncheon

The 99th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon of the Brashear Association was held October 27 at the LaMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. The luncheon featured the awarding of the Charles and...

 

Rec2Tec Pittsburgh addresses digital divide with after-school programs in recreation centers

Five of Pittsburgh's city-owned recreation centers were transformed into technology-enhanced learning centers during the week of September 12-16 to demonstrate how free after-school programs can help...

 

Survey still open for area residents t provide input into South Side Park uses

Friends of the South Side Park (FSSP) is still accepting community input into the use of South Side Park. “Many people use and love South Side Park for many different reasons. We want to hear from each of those people, and from those who could use...

 

South Side Park Friends surveying to help guide future development in park

Friends of the South Side Park (FSSP) is asking for community input into the use of South Side Park. “Many people use and love South Side Park for many different reasons. We want to hear from each of those people, and from those who could use and l...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 5, 2016

Community council recaps work in South Side

Barbara Rudiak, president of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), outlined the organization's past year's accomplishments and the goals going forward at the General Membership Meeting held in...

 

Planning forum discusses ongoing South Side projects

The May 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the monthly report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) as there were no presentations. DRC Chair Tracy Myers reported that the Giant Eagle on Wharton St. is undergoing renovation,...

 

Gas line work coming to Slopes

The May 10 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured details of the upcoming pipeline replacement project in the Slopes by Peoples Natural Gas. The targeted areas are: Stella St.; Barry St.; top of Mission...

 

Hilltop kids learn about orienteering at Slopes program in South Side Park

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), partnered with The Birmingham Foundation, the Brashear Association and the Western PA Orienteering Club, to hold its first youth orienteering...

 

Slopes association will survey area residents concerning neighborhood

The January 19 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured a neighborhood survey, update on trail signs in South Side Park, and news on renovations at the Giant Eagle on Wharton St.  The meeting was...

 

Coalition works to end the violence in South Pittsburgh

Concerned with escalating violence in South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, the South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace (SPCP) recently convened a town hall meeting to draw awareness to the problem. Moderated by Rev. Eileen Smith, the forum included faith...

 

Brashear serves record number of families during the holiday season

The Brashear Association continues to set new records for service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past six years, Brashear has consistently provided a greater level of food assistance and toys to more families and...

 

Coat drive keeps Hilltop kids warm as colder winter weather approaches

As cold winter weather approached Dr. Jamil Bey from Pgh Works met with Birmingham Foundation executive director Mark Bibro along with Janae Dandridge and Jennifer Tyler, counselors at Pittsburgh...

 

Spike in violence among area youth challenges groups

Richard Carrington sacrificed spending the Thanksgiving holiday with his family to help relocate a young man from Pittsburgh whose life was in danger due to the growing violence in the Hilltop neighborhoods. Mr. Carrington is the founder and...

 

Brashear collecting toys, food for Christmas

The Brashear Association is turning to its friends and neighbors, once again, to help make Christmas brighter for children and families throughout South Pittsburgh. The Association, a South Pittsburgh community services agency, collects toys and...

 

Mother asks for justice in the shooting of her young sons

Amanda McKnight was putting Christmas gifts away Sunday evening, Nov. 1 when an unknown man entered her Hays Avenue home in Mount Oliver and shot and killed her 11-year-old son David McIntyre and wounded his 16-year-old brother, Christopher “CJ”...

 

Slopes residents ask police commander about public safety issues

The October 13 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with the new Zone 3 commander, Karen Dixon, introducing herself and answering attendees’ questions. For the last five years, she has worked on the Zone...

 

Flagpole, urban farm projects moving forward in Mt. O. City

The Sept. 24 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch featured updates on the flagpole at the intersection of Mountain Ave. and Wagner St.; the project at the corner of Mountain and Fisher streets; and the proposed urban farm on the...

 

Energy, money saving workshops in So. Side

Conservation Consultants Inc. (CCI) is offering a three-session workshop series on Energy for area residents at The Ann Jones Gerace Center, formerly Conservation Consultants Inc., 64 S. 14th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. The workshops, held on Wedne...

 

Task force sponsors emergency preparedness fair

The Minority Emergency Preparedness Task Force (MEPTF), in collaboration with the Housing Authority of the City of the Pittsburgh (HACP), sponsored an Emergency Preparedness Day Fair on September 11 in recognition of Preparedness Month. The event...

 

Slopes association receives $15K grant for South Side Park

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) has received a $15,000 grant from The Birmingham Foundation for continued development in South Side Park, located off Mission Street in the South Side Slopes. The grant will fund projects with a...

 

Local teens reveal their goals in CLP-Knoxville laptop contest

When Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville announced plans to renovate the library and temporarily close the branch for the $3.2 million update, teen specialist Brandi Cox , a Knoxville resident, wondered what the neighborhood teens would do...

 

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