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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...

 

Mt. O. City group meets

The Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group will meet on Thursday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m. at Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. Zone 3 Officer Christine Luffey has been invited to present updates and Officer Stern to explain procedure/status of...

 

Market House lists senior activities

The South Side Healthy Active Living Senior Center on 12th Street in South Side has returned to its 8 a.m.-4 p.m. operating hours. Some of the activities planned at the center for September include: A Line-Dancing Party will take place on Wednesda...

 

Concern over safety prompts rooftop ban

Prompted by concerns expressed by the South Watch and Oak Watch community groups over young people partying on rooftops, District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus has introduced legislation to give police the authority to order them down. The legislation...

 

Government officials recognize local law enforcement heroes

U.S. Representative Mike Doyle, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, County Council Member Sam DeMarco, Acting US Attorney for the Western District of...

 

South Side learns more about RFP for business district plan

An update on the status of a request for proposal (RFP) for an East Carson St. business district strategy was the lead presentation at the combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The project will be focused on the development o...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 18, 2017

Residents oppose taking parking away for 18th Street bike lane

Jamie Balser doesn't see the proposed 18th Street bike lane as biking issue, but a parking issue. The City of Pittsburgh is considering creating a climbing lane for bicycles up 18th Street from...

 

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

The Allentown CDC and Hilltop Alliance teamed together at Fame 15 in Allentown to say goodby to several Board members and welcome to others last week....

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 5, 2017

Parking meters will fund city programs in South Side Flats

South Side’s Parking Enhancement District (PED) is a little over two and a half months old and is meeting the goals set for its success. The PED, a one-year pilot program in the City of Pittsburgh, extends on-street parking meter enforcement until...

 

Zone 3 updated on virtual block watch, progress of South Watch

The June 19 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council began with information on the June 24 “Ussie Summer Games,” with teams comprised of police officers and community members of all ages. The planned activities consisted of relay races,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 20, 2017

PLI making making building inspection, code enforcement more transparent in city

When Maura Kennedy was appointed director of the Bureau of Building Inspection three years ago she said there were a lot of really great people working there, but they weren’t keeping up with the times and were stuck in the 1980s. Speaking before...

 

MAD DADS aim to make an impression with Hilltop youth

MAD DADS was a prime focus of the May 15 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. The meeting was conducted by group vice-president Liz Style in the absence of president Ken Wolfe. The Greater Pittsburgh Area MAD DADS is a volunteer, nationally...

 

Mt. Oliver City group

The next meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group is on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7 p.m. At the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. Discussion for the evening will center around the surveillance camera survey project, the June 9...

 

Bike lane coming to 18th Street

The May general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) included news about the proposed South 18th St. bike climbing lane, South Side Park, OpenStreetsPGH, the annual Summer Picnic, and more. It was held on May 9 at the...

 

Business plan for South Side

A Parking Enforcement District (PED) update, the city's new fireboat, and a future business plan for East Carson St. were among the topics at the May 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 2, 2017

Initially, extended hours meter parking meets expectations

Parking has been a challenge in South Side for more than half a century. In the mid-1960s, the South Side Chamber of Commerce first commissioned a parking study which determined: There wasn’t enough of it! Over the past 50 years things haven’t...

 

Parking Enforcement District going as expected, could generate $250,000 a year for South Side

By Margaret L. Smykla Contributing Writer The April 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the introduction of the Dept. of City Planning’s new neighborhood planner, Felipe Palomo, an architect. He is the replacement for the former...

 

Recycling, neighborhood programs highlighted at community forum

Recycling, neighborhood crime, and Hilltop Alliance programs were among the topics at the March 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group held in the Ormsby Avenue Café. The first speaker was the city’s recycling supervisor,...

 

Zone 3 council recaps public safety initiatives in South neighborhoods

The March 20 Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting featured a packed room of local residents, Zone 3 officers, and city/zone officials.  The meeting began with Zone 3 community relations Officer Christine Luffey reporting that the 19th annual...

 

Planning Forum updated on business, PED, pull-over lane on E. Carson St.

The first presentation at the March 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum was by Sandeepa Kaleida, founder and chief executive officer of Sigma Resources. The certified minority and women-owned technology and IT business develops software and...

 

Proposed housing discussed at S.S. Slopes general meeting

The March general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) included news about South Side Park, OpenStreetsPGH, the new South Watch public safety/code compliance initiative, and more. It was held on March 14 at the Henry...

 

Arlington hears promises about spray park for The Fort, again

It's hard to blame members of the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) for being skeptical when city officials come to their meetings and tell them a spray park is coming. They've heard it again and again...

 

South Side Spring Social coming to Steel Cactus

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...

 

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