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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 19, 2015

Police commander wants top three issues in Slopes

At the May 12 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), new Zone 3 Commander Larry Scirotto spoke about a community-police partnership. The other brief presentation was of an overview of the proposed mosaic steps pro...

 
 Front Page    May 19, 2015

South Side Hilltop's Memorial Day "Parade" coming up on Monday

The South Side Hilltop Memorial Day Parade Committee will hold Memorial Day services this weekend to commemorate their comrades and remember those who sacrificed for their country. Representatives...

 
 Meetings    May 19, 2015

Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch will meet at St. John Vianney May 28

The next meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 7 p.m. at the St. John Vianney Church Parish Center, 823 Climax Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Guest speaker will be Zone 3 Crime Prevention Officer...

 
 News    May 19, 2015

City, boro to "shake on it"

In the spirit of cooperation City of Pittsburgh Mount Oliver Borough officials will gather for a ceremonial handshake at noon on May 30. City of Pittsburgh councilmembers Bruce Kraus and Natalia Rudiak, Zone 3 police representatives including...

 
 News    May 5, 2015

Fire damages Warrington play equipment

Playground equipment and the rubber play surface at the Warrington Recreation Center playground was damaged by fire at about 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus said...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 21, 2015

South Side updated on developments, organization plans

Updates filled most of the April 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum in which there were no presentations. In his report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier said developers of the Village Green parking garage will go...

 
 Opinion    April 21, 2015

A better solution

If you travel up 18th St. and were recently fined $120 by police for making an illegal left turn off Josephine, you have to be scratching your head asking why that traffic restriction was created. If you weren’t fined yet, it was only because the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 7, 2015

Mt. O. City block watch learns more about the status of area projects

Block watch coordinator Suzanne Photos began the March 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch with an update on the tentative revitalization plan for the former St. Clair Village and adjacent neighborhood. She said she talked to...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 31, 2015

Zone 3 commander updates safety council on St. Patrick's efforts

The March meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting began with good news about two recent events. The first was the 17th annual “Biscuits Bingo,” fundraiser for local animal organizations held March 7, at the IBEW Hall Local #5, South...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 17, 2015

City director learns about the concerns at South Side forum

Ray Gastil, the city’s director of the Department of City Planning, was the sole presenter at the March 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Also in attendance from city government were Councilman Bruce Kraus and neighborhood planner...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 10, 2015

Slopes neighbors updated on projects

The March 3 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with an overview of upcoming events: March 28: South Side Spring Social, Steel Cactus, 1831 E. Carson St.; 5-9 p.m. All profits from ticket sales go toward t...

 
 News    March 10, 2015

District 3 satellite office anniversary

District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus’ South Side satellite office in UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Thursday, March 12. The celebration, from 10 a.m. until noon, will take place in the first floor...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    February 24, 2015

Over-occupancy a problem in some neighborhoods

Increased tenant awareness and steep fines for offenders are among the strategies local officials are considering in an effort to crackdown on over-occupancy violations in South Side neighborhoods....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 3, 2015

Residents updated with crime prevention tips at block watch

Crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey began the Jan. 22 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch with the good news that there were only two police reports for the block watch area since Jan. 1. The first was a violent domestic...

 
 News    January 27, 2015

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private partnerships,...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 20, 2015

Slopes to focus on projects

A New Year’s General Meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) on Jan. 13 focused on committees, and how they can be more effective. The meeting was held in the main lounge of the St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center. Among...

 
 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...

 
 Front Page    December 30, 2014

No left turn on Josephine has been years in the making

The intersection where Josephine Street intersects with 18th Street has been a problem for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians for years, if not decades, according to Councilman Bruce Kraus. An 18th...

 
 News    December 23, 2014

City Council approves Peduto's 2015 budget

There will be no new nighttime parking meter enforcement Downtown next year under an agreement reached between Mayor William Peduto and City Council, and evening enforcement in South Side will be subject to a new comprehensive parking plan for the...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    October 7, 2014

Residents continue to oppose proposed Slopes development

Developer Justin Cipriani returned to the South Side Slopes to present changes for the proposed Villas at Winter Park, a project of 25 new single-family homes to be situated mostly on Hackstown Street, between St. Paul of the Cross Monastery...

 
 News    October 7, 2014

Councilman serves sundaes at senior center

Councilman Bruce Kraus and his staff hosted an "Ice Cream Social" at the Henry Kaufmann Center in an effort to lift the spirits of the Allentown Senior Citizen Centers, Inc. older adult programs in...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 30, 2014

Zone 3 updated on hiring of police chief, Get Stuffed with Love

A brief meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Sept. 17 included updates on the summer’s community forums for selecting the city’s police chief, and on the “Get Stuffed With Love” program that ensures no residen go without...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 30, 2014

Police talk about trash, community concerns at Mt. Oliver City BW

Updates on current and future projects highlighted the Sept. 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. It began with news of the Oct. 17 clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon by three to four students on...

 

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