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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 28, 2015 

Mt. Oliver Boro hires first manager, gets update economic development

The hiring of the borough’s first ever manager -- project manager Ricky Hopkinson -- kicked off the April 20 meeting of Mount Oliver council. He was sworn in by District Justice Richard King. Mr. Hopkinson’s contract begins on May 1 and runs...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 28, 2015 

St. John Vianney Church faces an uncertain future

St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, a towering cathedral in Allentown has "no chance to succeed," with a debt of some $2 million and a roof crumbling into the pews, according to a spokesman. Yet...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 28, 2015 

CMU, Pitt students study and then make recommendations for the Mount

A quick introduction of Laura Guralnick, a recent hire as Economic Development Director for the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC), opened the organization’s April Community Forum. MWCDC Board President Breen Masciotra said...

 
 Government    April 28, 2015 

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 73/15 on...

 
 Government    April 28, 2015 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearing in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 2006 E. Carson Street, Caleb Campbell,...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Next Fresh Fridays distribution on May 8

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, May 8. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Chamber welcomes marathon runners, watchers

The South Side Chamber of Commerce and the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association have partnered with Dick’s Sporting Goods to welcome Pittsburgh Marathon runners at the South Side Welcome Center, corner of 11th and East Carson streets,...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Something for everyone at So. Side Library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – South Side has events going on all spring for everyone. For teens, the South Side Library is the place to be every Monday from 4-6 p.m. There’s tons of fun happening at Teen Lounge from gaming, snacking and...

 
 Calendar    April 28, 2015 

South Pittsburgh Events Calendar

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 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...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 21, 2015

Lifelong Allentowner witnessed the changes in her neighborhood

Ninety-year-old Helen Baney's officially retired from working with Allentown's commercial leaders, but she's still often dressed for business. On a recent afternoon, Mrs. Baney donned sling-back...

 
 Government    April 21, 2015

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Bernadette A. Miller, 2 Southern Avenue, 19th Ward, Continued Code 302.4. The following Housing Court...

 
 Government    April 21, 2015

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 53/15 on...

 
 Real Estate    April 21, 2015

Real estate transactions for issue of 04-21-15

16th Ward Anna Morris et al. to Sumo Capital Reserve LLC at 2427 Burham St. for $96,000. Estate of Susanne Pudup to David and Terra Wertz at 1306 Eleanor St. for $71,000. KDJ Properties LLC to Charlotte Property L.P. at 508 Gorgas St. for $10,000....

 
 Opinion    April 21, 2015

Enough surveys

I am writing in response to a recent article you posted (Beltzhoover residents will be surveyed to create strategies for neighborhood, South Pittsburgh Reporter March 24, 2015) regarding an upcoming survey of Beltzhoover by the Hilltop Alliance. They...

 
 News    April 21, 2015

Brashear can help teens apply for city Learn and Earn Program

This summer, 2,000 summer jobs are projected for young people, 14 to 21, through the Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program offered by the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. To help teens from South Pittsburgh apply for these jobs, the...

 
 News    April 21, 2015

Nomination your neighborhood for Clean Pittsburgh's annual Bob Awards

On May 28, The Clean Pittsburgh Commission will be honoring volunteers, community groups and neighborhoods at their annual Meet and Greet Mixer. This event recognizes individuals and community groups for their efforts and commitment to beautify the...

 
 Entertainment    April 21, 2015

South Side Double MirrorArt Crawl slated for Marathon weekend

The South Side Double Mirror Art Crawl on Saturday, May 2 will recognize and celebrate the artistic community on South Side with local artists and musicians featured at selected venues. A daytime event from 2-10 p.m., the South Side Double Mirror...

 
 Entertainment    April 21, 2015

Midsummer at City Theatre May 9

City Theatre continues its 40th anniversary season with Midsummer (a play with songs), on the Mainstage May 9 – 31. The play is written by David Greig and singer-songwriter Gordon McIntyre, and is...

 
 Entertainment    April 21, 2015

Harmony Singers will present their spring show

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present their 47th annual spring show on Saturday, April 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 26 at 2:30 p.m., at the Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. This year’s...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 14, 2015

Commander assures block watch help is on the way for Zone 3

A big auto heist, a man hiding 36 bags of heroin in the crotch of his pants, and a rise in copper stolen from abandoned buildings. These were among the crimes police described in Carrick and Overbrook at the communities’ block watch meeting on...

 
 Real Estate    April 14, 2015

Real estate transactions for issue of 04-14-15

16th Ward Robert Felix et al. to Jacob Smith at 3127 Josephine St. for $184,000. Pittsburgh City to Allan and Jennifer Schweitzer at 420 McManus St. for $200 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $10,560). 18th Ward Pittsburgh City to...

 
 Government    April 14, 2015

Upcoming City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 53/15 on...

 

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