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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 20, 2015

South Side Planning Forum hears updates on neighborhood concerns

The January 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC). DRC Chair Tracy Myers said three candidate firms made presentations for a new development of four or five three-story townhouses...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

11th Annual South Side Soup Contest on Saturday, Feb. 21

The popular South Side Soup Contest will celebrate its 11th year at the 2015 Soup Contest on Saturday, Feb. 21, from noon to 3 p.m. This year will feature 25 restaurants paired with business or...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 13, 2015

Gas line replacement work begins this week in the South Side Flats

A Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania project to replace one mile of natural gas main line with plastic pipe in South Side was presented at the Brashear Center on Jan. 6. The hour-long presentation was conducted by company and project officials. City...

 
 Meetings    January 13, 2015

Planning Forum meets tonight at Brashear Center

The South Side Planning Forum will hold its first meeting of 2015 today, Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, South Side. The agenda will include any presentations, and committee reports including the Development...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    January 6, 2015

New manager sparks interest in Warrington Avenue

East Warrington Avenue in Allentown had been known for years as a connecting route between South Side and Rt. 51 or Mount Washington. Considered a bumpy shortcut between South Hills neighborhoods and...

 
 Front Page    December 30, 2014

Students add a mini free library to East Warrington Ave.

Brashear High School students belonging to the "Be There" campaign donated a mini free-library in front of Paisano's Pizza in Allentown. Fitting snugly inside an empty pay-phone box this is the first...

 
 Meetings    December 23, 2014

Meeting about gas line work in South Side

Columbia Gas will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 6, to discuss the South Side Pipeline Replacement Project. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. Residents will have an opportunity to ask questions...

 
 Front Page    December 16, 2014

Holiday Mingle a great success

 The South Side Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Holiday Mingle on December 4 at the Double Wide Grill on Carson Street. About 150 people attended. It was well attended by chamber members an...

 
 Front Page    December 9, 2014

Brashear Board elects officers, Reporter editor new president

New officers were installed at the December meeting of the Board of Directors of The Brashear Association. The South Pittsburgh community service agency will be led by Tom Smith, the editor and publisher of The South Pittsburgh Reporter. Mr. Smith...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Summit brings neighborhoods together to celebrate successes

The third annual Hilltop Summit brought together nearly 100 representatives of Pittsburgh's Hilltop communities along with guests and elected officials to hear what has been happening in the...

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Food, toys can be dontated during Brashear Open House on Dec. 11

The Board of Directors and staff of The Brashear Association are extending an invitation to neighbors and friends of the agency to celebrate the season at Brashear’s Holiday Open House. The annual event will take place Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6-7:3...

 
 Front Page    November 18, 2014

Brownsville Road corridor receiving $2.1M for community revitalization

Economic Development South (EDS) has announced $2.1 million in secured funding for investment in the Mount Oliver, Knoxville and Carrick communities. This funding was secured via the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) tax credit prog...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 18, 2014

South Side updated at Planning Forum

A brief meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on Nov. 11 consisted mostly of project updates and upcoming events. There were no presentations. In the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier said construction of the...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

Brashear High Extravaganza December 18

Pittsburgh Brashear Holiday Extravaganza is happening Thursday, Dec. 18, from 4-8 p.m. at the school. The evening will be filled with vendors for holiday shopping, with an evening orchestra concert at 6 p.m. and coffee house at 7 p.m. Vendors and...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    November 11, 2014

$1.5M coming to Allentown for community revitalization program

Things are about to change for the better in Pittsburgh’s Hilltop neighborhood of Allentown with the announcement yesterday of a Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) for the community through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic...

 
 Front Page    November 4, 2014

South Side Chamber working to become a complete organization

Over the last couple of years, the South Side Chamber of Commerce has been working to be a stand-alone organization in a stand-alone neighborhood, according to new chamber president Jonathan Growall....

 
 Front Page    November 4, 2014

Final Fresh Fridays distribution will take place on Friday, Nov. 14

The final Fresh Fridays of the year, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, Nov. 14. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes...

 
 Front Page    October 28, 2014

Bravo! Brashear honors soup, Gormley

Bravo! Brashear, the 97th Annual Meeting and awards luncheon of the Brashear Association was held on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the LeMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. The luncheon featured a brief...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 21, 2014

City working to inventory vacant lots for new uses

A presentation by the city’s open space specialist was the sole presentation at the Oct. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Shelly Danko-Day said her goal is to compile a complete inventory of vacant lots owned by the city that can be...

 
 Health    October 21, 2014

Health Department will hold a District 12 community meeting

The Allegheny County Health Department will a community health meeting Wednesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Brashear High School, 590 Crane Avenue, Beechview, for Allegheny County Council District 12 which includes: Banksville, Beechview,...

 
 Front Page    October 7, 2014

Free produce distribution is this week on the Hilltop

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop continues on the second Friday of the month with the next one on October 10. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    September 23, 2014

State DCED officals stop on Hilltop during regional road tour

Officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) brought their roadshow of southwestern Pennsylvania to the Hilltop last week to meet with Mount Oliver Borough...

 

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