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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 19, 2016

South Side updated on Works, proposed housing on the Slopes

A 25-minute meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on April 12 featured updates on on-going issues and news of upcoming events. While there were no presentations, audience member Zone 3 Police Commander Karen Dixon reported briefly that the St....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    News    April 5, 2016

Mt. Oliver City Block Watch updated on public safety questions

The March 24 Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch meeting began with the local crime rate, which community relations Officer Christine Luffey called “extremely low.” The report for Mt. Oliver City covered Jan. 28 to March 24. The four reported...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 15, 2016

S.S. groups stress their cooperation at Forum

Coordination and cooperation among South Side organizations was the theme of the March 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. For the St. Patrick’s Parade Day, celebrated on March 12, the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSB&RA)...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 15, 2016

Slopes residents continue to question Winter Park Villas development plans

The March 8 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured an update on a controversial, proposed single-family residential development in the Slopes. Architect Justin Cipriani, of Cipriani Studios, said the...

 
 News    March 15, 2016

Free wills and assistance buying side yards is available on Hilltop

Purchasing a vacant city-owned lot on parts of the Hilltop is getting a little easier, at least in the wallet. The Hilltop Alliance has expanded its program to Side Yard Program to include: Allentown, Arlington, Beltzhoover, Knoxville and Mt. Oliver...

 
 Meetings    March 15, 2016

Mt. Oliver City Block Watch

The Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch will meet on Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m. at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue, Pgh., PA 15210. State Representative Harry A. Readshaw will attend and speak. Zone 3 Police Officer Christine Luffey and...

 
 Opinion    March 8, 2016

The process in South Side was started, but is broken

I am writing in response to Council President Bruce Kraus’ opinion letter published in the South Pittsburgh Reporter on February 23, 2016 (S.S. provided input). Councilman Kraus promised our city a holistic, honest, and open planning process via...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 1, 2016

Armstrong playground on track for improvements

Armstrong Playground on 12th Street in South Side is about to undergo a facelift, and hopefully be open for business by the time school is out for the summer. City officials met with members of the...

 
 Opinion    February 23, 2016

South Siders provided input

Planning Forum members, joining your conversation that took place at the February 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum regarding the newly confirmed Parking Enhancement District legislation and the creation of a Zone 3 Police-requested public...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 16, 2016

Forum wants greater public process in parking solutions

Parking, the neighborhood plan, and St. Patrick’s Day were among the topics at the Feb. 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. New forum members are Dawn Lorincy, representing the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), and Suzy...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 26, 2016

Slopes association will survey area residents concerning neighborhood

The January 19 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured a neighborhood survey, update on trail signs in South Side Park, and news on renovations at the Giant Eagle on Wharton St.  The meeting was...

 
 By Mia Rupani    Front Page    January 12, 2016

Josephine at 18th intersection will be redesigned

A traffic light will finally be installed at the intersection of S. 18th and Josephine streets in the South Side Slopes following complaints from nearby residents for years, according to Councilman Br...

 
 Front Page    January 5, 2016

Brashear serves record number of families during the holiday season

The Brashear Association continues to set new records for service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past six years, Brashear has consistently provided a greater level of food assistance and toys to more families and...

 
 Front Page    December 22, 2015

Reporter editor will lead Brasher Board

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...

 
 Opinion    December 22, 2015

Build us a parking garage

One thing conspicuously absent from this dialogue about parking on South Side is a parking garage. It’s so obvious a solution. In the July 8, 2014, South Pittsburgh Reporter (New RPP zone will extend permit parking to 29th St.,...

 
 Opinion    December 1, 2015

Permit parking just a rumor

No rumor to that parking permit Convenient and Safe: How come a visitor’s pass is being used three blocks away from the resident that it is intended for is, that convenient? Being used more than three days a month, actually like every day of the...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    November 24, 2015

Sociable City Plan calls for extended meter parking in S.S.

Over the last three years, the City of Pittsburgh has contracted with the Responsible Hospitality Institute out of California to work with nighttime economy stakeholders across the city to enable entertainment businesses and the neighborhoods they...

 
 Opinion    November 24, 2015

Permit parking in S.S.

The Residential Permit Parking program was created as a way for citizens to take control of congested residential streets and ensure that actual property owners have a convenient and safe place to park in their neighborhoods. It is a citizen driven...

 
 Opinion    November 17, 2015

What parking enforcement

Permit parking in South Side’s KK area was to begin Aug. 1, but unfortunately the signs were not put up until late October. The enforcement was to begin Nov.9. The first day of enforcement someone received a ticket and called Councilman Bruce...

 
 Meetings    November 17, 2015

Mt. O. City Block Watch meets Nov. 19

Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. Officer Christine Luffey, representatives from Councilman Bruce Kraus’ office and the Hilltop Alliance will be on the podium. A...

 
 News    November 3, 2015

Vietnam Veterans Memorial in So. Side will be rededicated on Sunday, Nov. 8

A rededication ceremony will be held at the South Side Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial at noon on Sunday, Nov. 8. The memorial at 18th and E. Carson streets was first dedicated 20 years ago to the eight South Siders who were killed in the Vietnam War....

 
 Front Page    October 27, 2015

Hill Top Methodist Church honored at Bravo! Brashear luncheon

Bravo! Brashear, the annual meeting and luncheon of the Brashear Association, provided an opportunity for the organization to honor, award and announce all at the LeMont Restaurant on Mount...

 
 Lifestyles    October 27, 2015

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

The annual Bravo! Brashear Luncheon held at the LeMont Restaurant drew more than 200 peopl to Mount Washington for the 98th Annual Meeting of the Brashear Association....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    News    October 20, 2015

Slopes residents ask police commander about public safety issues

The October 13 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with the new Zone 3 commander, Karen Dixon, introducing herself and answering attendees’ questions. For the last five years, she has worked on the Zone...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 6, 2015

Flagpole, urban farm projects moving forward in Mt. O. City

The Sept. 24 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch featured updates on the flagpole at the intersection of Mountain Ave. and Wagner St.; the project at the corner of Mountain and Fisher streets; and the proposed urban farm on the...

 

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