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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 1, 2014

Police, school board member address MO/SC block watch

Crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey and school board member Cynthia Falls were the speakers at the March 27 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Saint John Vianney Parish Center. Kevin Kerr, community relations...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 18, 2014

Community council looking to make South Side Green N'at

Presentations on the green initiatives of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), and St. Patrick’s Day preparations, headlined the March 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. SSCC president Cathy Mitchell and Jenn Holliman kicked off the...

 
 Meetings    March 18, 2014

Mt. Oliver City Block Watch meets

The next Mount Oliver City/ St. Clair Block Watch will meet on March 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the St. John Vianney Parish Center, 823 Climax Street, enter through the parking lot. Invited guest speakers include: School Board Member Cynthia Falls...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 11, 2014

Block watch 101 provided at South Side meeting

Block watches were the focus of the two-hour gathering at the Brashear Center on March 6. Crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey discussed the role of law enforcement in block watches, while Liz Style of the city’s Dept. of Public Safety talked...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 4, 2014

Possible options discussed for St. Clair Village site

A Feb. 20 public meeting on the future of the former St. Clair Village site drew about 85 people to the Lighthouse Cathedral to hear about potential urban agriculture projects. The purpose of the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 25, 2014

Slopes hears from Mayor's Office, RHI and county executive

The first South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) meeting of 2014 was packed with news of proposed developments; city and county updates; and the staple issues of parking, trash and irresponsible landlords. Among the speakers were county...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 18, 2014

Planning Forum updated on projects, St. Pat's day plans

The new city administration and proposed local projects were the focus of the Feb. 11 South Side Planning Forum. There were no presentations scheduled. The meeting began with the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) by Peter Kreuthmeier....

 
 Front Page    February 18, 2014

Baby Marcus remembered at rally

The Mount Oliver clock tower served as the backdrop for a Justice for Baby Marcus Rally last Saturday afternoon. Marcus White Jr. was only 15 months old when he was shot and killed while attending a...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 4, 2014

Officials discuss challenges of limiting liquor licenses in S.S.

Efforts to manage the proliferation of alcohol establishments in the South Side Flats often encounter a brick wall: a mixture of politics, regulations, bureaucracy, legalities, and well-funded opposition forces who can afford specialized legal...

 
 Front Page    February 4, 2014

Kraus opening satellite office in So. Side

District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus is preparing to open his third neighborhood satellite office. The new neighborhood office, opening on February 14, will be on the first floor of UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center two days a month. The opening...

 
 Meetings    January 28, 2014

Liquor license saturation topic in S.S.

The South Side Community Council is planning its “Second in a Series” public safety meetings on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The topic for this session is the saturation of liquor licenses on...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 21, 2014

So. Side Planning Forum updates

Projects’ updates comprised most of the Jan. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum as there were no presentations. In the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier reported South Water St. will soon be connected to...

 
 Meetings    January 21, 2014

S. Side Community Council plans public safety meeting

The South Side Community Council is planning its “Second in a Series” public safety meetings on Thursday, Jan. 30 at a site to be determined. The topic for this session is the saturation of liquor licenses on South Side and its effect on South...

 
 Front Page    December 10, 2013

Volunteers prepare more than 2,000 Thanksgiving meals and have them delivered

On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, the annual Get Stuffed With Love Project was another success. The goal was to insure every Pittsburgher in need of a Thanksgiving Meal received one delivered...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 26, 2013

Upcoming holiday events focus of Zone 3 meeting

Upcoming holiday events were among the focus at the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Nov. 20. Crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey is in her sixth year of organizing the delivery of free, warm meals on Thanksgiving Day in Zones 3 and 6,...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 19, 2013

Update on permit parking expansion at S.S. Planning Forum

Details on a proposed enlargement of an existing residential permit parking district in the South Side led off the Nov. 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The presentation was conducted by Pittsburgh City Planning’s neighborhood planner,...

 
 News    October 29, 2013

Councilmen call for continued LCE action

 Council Members Bruce Kraus and Bill Peduto will introduce a Will of Council on today, Tuesday, Oct. 29 expressing opposition to a proposed amendment in the State Legislature that would take away enforcement of noise violations from the Liquor...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 22, 2013

Slopes Assoc. elects board members, gets $45k for S.S. Park

A board election and an update on StepTrek 2013 were the highlights of the Oct. 15 meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). In the board elections, members Peter Kreuthmeier, Brian Oswald and Pavel Yakovlev were reelected;...

 
 By Tony Sonita    Front Page    October 15, 2013

South Side Graffiti Watch tackles tagging within the neighborhood

South Side resident Steve Root says keeping his neighborhood clean is not just a goal but a mindset. Mr. Root organizes regular events aimed at painting over graffiti in the area as a member of the...

 
 By Andrew Goldstein    Front Page    October 1, 2013

Permit parking not looked on as being business friendly in S.S.

Parking in South Side has drawn the ire of residents and visitors of the neighborhood for years, and it could soon become a more widespread issue than ever. More residential permit parking areas are likely to appear in addition to zones that already...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 24, 2013

Zone 3 council plans for citywide meeting, Get Stuffed With Love

Topics ranged from Halloween to Thanksgiving -- interspersed with news of day-to-day crime-related issues -- at the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Sept. 18. The evening began with the announcement the council will be hosting the next city-wi...

 
 Meetings    September 24, 2013

Mt. Oliver City Block Watch meets

Councilman Bruce Kraus will be the featured speaker at the Mount Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch meeting. The meeting will take place on Thursday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m. at St. John Vianney Church Parish Center, 823 Climax Street in Al...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 17, 2013

Bike sharing, code enforcement focus of Planning Forum session

Presentations on the 2014 launching of Pittsburgh’s Bike Share program, and on the residents-led Oakland Planning and Development Corp. (OPDC), were the focus of the Sept. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. A scheduled presentation by...

 

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