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Consultants ask for input on future of South Side business

A community meeting to help develop priority actions strengthening the East Carson Street business district drew about 65 attendees to the South Side Market House on July 12. “We’re in this journey in which you are the most valuable component...

 

Planning Forum recaps South Side area developments

The June 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with Chair Hugh Brannan thanking Barbara Rudiak for chairing the forum meetings the past few months. He said he heard she did a very good job. Mr. Brannan reminded everyone of what he...

 

Public safety highlights boro meeting

The May 21 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council began with the public safety report for April. Mayor Frank Bernardini reported there were 714 total calls for service, and 33 drug-related arrests, the latter for the seizure of marijuana, crack cocaine,...

 

Real estate transactions for issue of May 22

16th Ward Cityside Leasing L.P. to Rachel and Karl Fatter at 140 Dawes St. for $91,000. Brandon Joseph Baldini et al. to Nicole Burnell and Jonathan Aldridge at 2918 Harcum Way for $195,000. 17th Ward...

 

South Side Park Master Plan process now completed

The master plan for South Side Park was unveiled on April 19 at the Arlington Recreation Center.  Among the 40 elements chosen for the park are: An ADA-accessible boardwalk; open-air pavilion over small building; amphitheater; renovated entrance...

 

Mount Oliver to crack down those parking on yellow lines, sidewalks

Vehicles parked on yellow lines or sidewalks will be ticketed. The reminder about the state and borough codes was reiterated during the April 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council. No parking on sidewalks is in Section 3353(a)(1)(ii) of the Pennsylvania...

 

Change in garbage pick up day for Mt. Oliver highlights meeting

A new garbage pick-up day is the primary news Mt. Oliver Council wanted to convey at its March 19 meeting. Starting March 20, the garbage was picked up on Tuesdays instead of Mondays. Residents received flyers and other mailings about the change....

 

Safety will benefit from South Side PED district

Updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), and on the East Carson St. business district strategy consultant contract, were presented at the March 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The update on the revenue generated by...

 

Stephanie Chernay to join Neighborhood Allies as COO

Stephanie (Miller) Chernay, a community development consultant and professional, has been named chief operating officer of Neighborhood Allies. In her most recent role, Ms. Chernay served as a proposal manager for University of Pittsburgh Medical...

 

Knoxville council meets March 1

The Knoxville Community Council will meet on March 1, 6 p.m., at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. The agenda includes speakers from the Pittsburgh Promise and PCSI Board. Representatives from Zone 3 Police, Hilltop Alliance, Economic...

 

Trash collection day changing in Mt. Oliver Boro

Free smoke alarms, a new garbage pick-up day, and a new auditor were among the topics at the Feb. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council. In the police report for January, there were 519 total calls and 35 drug-related arrests, the latter for the seizure...

 

Real estate transactions for issue of Feb. 20, 2018

16th Ward Janet Hegerle to Citylife Realty Pittsburgh LLC at 2110 Eccles St. for $55,000. Milton Black to Derek Timothy Evans and Christina Mary Barringer at 2210 Jane St. for $320,000. Jeffrey John T...

 

Knoxville Green Space meeting Feb. 21

The first community forum for the new Knoxville Green Playce will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. Economic Development South is working with the Knoxville Community Council, Landforce, and GTECH to collect ideas to create a community...

 

Borough swears in Beltz to fill vacant Mt. O. council seat

The January 15 meeting of Mt. Oliver council featured the swearing in of former councilman David Beltz to the vacant council seat. The vote to appoint him was 6-0. The seat became available when...

 

Readshaw announces NAP investment in area

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, said he is excited to announce four community investment projects located within his district will receive financial assistance following Gov. Tom Wolf’s approval of $17.9 million in funding through the...

 

No tax increase in Mt. Oliver for the 16th year in a row

Again this year, there will be no tax increase for Mt. Oliver residents in 2018 following adoption of a $1.96 million operating budget at the Dec. 18 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. The property tax will remain at 13.5 mills for the 16th year in a...

 

St. Basil's school building will be demolished for possible development

The St. Basil's School building in Carrick is now facing demolition as early as December after city officials announced new plans for the property at last week's Carrick Community Council (CCC)...

 

Hilltop Alliance seeking board member candidates

The Hilltop Alliance is looking for interested applicants to fill an At-Large Board seat for a two-year term beginning January 2018. The Alliance is specifically seeking candidates with the following experience/expertise: Law/Legal (attorney);...

 

Rt. 51 will be targeted for code violations

Code enforcement officers from the City’s Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections will soon be conducting inspections for property maintenance code compliance in the Route 51 corridor, from the Liberty Tunnels south through...

 

Dairy District success leads to changes from community feedback

Carrick Community Council (CCC) members gathered in the Concord K5 auditorium last Tuesday to hear the latest updates on the Dairy District and other community development initiatives. The meeting ope...

 

MWCDC introduces board candidates, explains financials

Mount Washington residents heard from the ten candidates vying for five board seats in the upcoming Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) board election scheduled to take place this October. At last week’s community forum,...

 

Trash cans with sensors coming soon to So. Side

Coming to the South Side are trash cans with sensors to inform city workers when a can needs emptied. Details were presented as the Sept. 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum by Bill Crean, streets superintendent with the city’s Dept. of...

 

Mayor Peduto talks about issues in South Pittsburgh

Mayor William Peduto recently spoke briefly on a variety of topics he discussed while attending an Allentown CDC community meeting in the spring. A few of the subjects included establishing a new...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 1, 2017

Mt. Oliver council urged to get more involved in boro quality of life issues

The July Mt. Oliver Borough Council meeting agenda moved rapidly without any special presentations, public hearings or a Mayor's Report. As part of the Engineer Report, council awarded a contract in...

 

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