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 News    February 14, 2017 

No fooling, So. Side Spring Social April 1

For the fourth year in a row, South Side neighbors are planning a Spring Social for all residents of the Flats and the Slopes. This year’s party is on April 1 from 5-9 p.m. on the second floor of Steel Cactus at 19th and East Carson streets. Ticket...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 7, 2017

Camera survey first step in area crime prevention strategy

Topics discussed at the Jan. 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group included local crime, the proposed urban farm, cameras for crime prevention, and the annual Biscuits Bingo fundraiser for local animal organizations. The...

 
 By Jeffrey Benzing    Front Page    January 24, 2017

The 'new Pittsburgh' takes root on the Hilltop

Allentown mirrors Pittsburgh's rebirth. The Hilltop neighborhood has been lauded with glossy press cheering its new growth and all the innovative opportunities after years of disinvestment. The main...

 
 Meetings    January 24, 2017

Mt. Oliver City group meets

Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group will meet on Thursday, Jan. 26 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. A full agenda will include Officer Christine Luffey, Councilman Bruce Kraus, discussion concerning the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 17, 2017

Councilman disappointed in Villas decision

The Mission Street Bridge, South Side Park, and South Side Smooth Streets were among the topics at the Jan. 10 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) held at the Brashear Center in the South Side Flats. City Councilman Bruc...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 17, 2017

Forum looks to add members before March

The controversial, proposed “Villas at Winter Park” single-family, 13-home residential development off Hackstown St. in the Slopes is back again following the recent overturning Common Pleas Judge Joseph James of two Planning Commission...

 
 Front Page    January 10, 2017

Residents questions new Wharton St. development

A proposed 316-unit apartment complex planned for Wharton St. near the Birmingham Bridge in the South Side Flats is drawing nearby residents' complaints about obstruction of views, increased traffic,...

 
 Front Page    January 10, 2017

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...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 20, 2016

PED encompasses more than parking in the South Side

A presentation on the proposed South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED) initiative headlined the Dec. 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. City officials in attendance included city Councilman Bruce Kraus, Chief Operations Officer Guy...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 20, 2016

Parking concerns expressed to police at Arlington Civic meeting

The quarterly meeting of the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) had a public safety focus with Zone 3 Commander Karen Dixon, motorcycle officer Dale Ruble and officer Christine Luffey. In addition, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and State...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 6, 2016

Zone 3 should be up to 107 officers in the new year

The officials in attendance at the Nov. 16 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council were city Council President Bruce Kraus, Acting Police Chief Scott Schubert, Commander Karen Dixon, and Officer Christine Luffey. The meeting was conducted by...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 29, 2016

Community group asks for action on wish list given to councilman

The former Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held its first meeting on Nov. 17 since changing its name to the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. The meeting was held in the Ormsby Avenue Café. “We’re coming into the twenty-first cent...

 
 Meetings    November 22, 2016

Police commander, councilman speakers at Allentown meeting

Zone 3 commander Karen Dixon will be the featured speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Allentown CDC on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 6 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. In addition to Commander Dixon, District 3 Councilman Bruce...

 
 Meetings    November 15, 2016

Mt. Oliver City group will meet at Ormsby Ave Cafe

The Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group will meet on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. Zone 3 Officer Christine Luffey, Councilman Bruce Kraus, a representative from the Port Authority to explain the new fares,...

 
 News    November 8, 2016

Councilman Bruce Kraus to receive annual award

The Board of Directors of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Local Officials (LGBTLO) of NLC, will recognize City Council President Bruce Kraus as this year’s LGBTLO local leadership honoree at the upcoming joint constituency groups...

 
 By Ashley Murray    Front Page    November 1, 2016

MWCDC elects six new board members at annual meeting

Tom Tighe stood at the entrance of the Mount Washington Senior Center on the Thursday evening of Oct. 20, waving hello and shaking hands with those who came out to vote for the nine residents vying for six open spots on the Mount Washington...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 18, 2016

S.S. Planning Forum learns of holiday lighting challenges

The Oct. 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with Mary Ellen Solomon, Duquesne University’s new assistant vice-president for executive affairs, introducing Rev. Jim McCloskey, the senior advisor to the university president for strateg...

 
 Front Page    October 11, 2016

Residents express their concerns over parking on Allentown streets

Contentious at times, supportive at others and hopeful in the end, the quarterly meeting of the Allentown CDC (ACDC) had residents expressing their opinions concerning changes in the neighborhood. First on the agenda was discussion about the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 4, 2016

Progress slowed on urban farm while HUD considers sale

A new name emerged from the Sept. 22 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch: the organization will now be known as the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. Attendees voted to adopt a broader name that would encompass the broader...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    September 20, 2016

MWCDC members get to hear from candidates seeking board positions

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s (MWCDC) annual board candidates’ forum was last Thursday at the Mount Washington Senior Center and residents heard from eight of the candidates hoping to fill six board seats this October....

 
 Front Page    September 20, 2016

Arlington Civic Council meeting gets updated on schools, spray park and more

Members of the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) filled the front meeting room of the Henry Kaufmann Center to learn more about what was happening in their neighborhood. Invited speakers included Nicole Ballard, supervisor of services for the Allegheny C...

 
 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...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 28, 2016

South Side residents concerned with number of vagrants in the area

The focus was on vagrancy at the June 20 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council.  The officials in attendance included city Councilman Bruce Kraus, police Commander Karen Dixon, and Officer Christine Luffey.  Mr. Kraus kicked-off the meeting...

 

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