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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 22, 2014

Grandview traffic problems will garner extra police attention

Public safety, in particular traffic along Grandview Avenue, was an emotional issue for Mount Washington residents at the July community forum of the Mount Washington Community Development Corp. District 2 Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith opened the...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 25, 2014

Police don't want vigilantes in the fight against crime in neighborhoods

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council Meeting of March 19 began with discussion about the information listed on police reports distributed at these meetings. The reports contain street names/blocks as it is unlawful to give specific addresses. Attendees...

 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...

 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....

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 17, 2013

Planning Forum updates on projects in South Side, Works

With no presentations, the Dec. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum consisted largely of updates on current and pending projects. In the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier reported Garage #5 at SouthSide...

 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...

 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...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    July 23, 2013

Gun legislation topic at Zone 3 meeting

Discussion at the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on July 17 centered on proposed gun legislation and the South Side saturation pilot program. The meeting began with the reminder August 6 is National Night Out. Crime prevention Officer...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    May 21, 2013

South Side Planning Forum works on ongoing issues

With no presentations, the May 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum consisted of announcements and updates on ongoing issues. While there was no meeting of the Development Review Committee (DRC) last month, chair Tracy Myers said there was...

 Opinion    May 14, 2013

Peduto for Mayor

South Pittsburghers, along with the rest of the city, have an opportunity they haven’t had since 2005: to choose a new mayor without having a sitting mayor in the race. Along with having to decide which of the four Democratic and one Republican...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    February 19, 2013

Planning Forum wonders if mayor is coming to So. Side

News of proposed newcomers to the South Side -- a youth hostel and a computer/electronics recycling business -- were the focus of the February 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum meeting. Discussion about the invitation to Mayor Luke Ravensta...

 Front Page    January 22, 2013

Mayor calls all hands on deck with safety blitz of the South Side Flats

The initial results of the South Side public safety blitz included 19 arrests, 94 citations, 42 towed vehicles and 14 non-traffic citations issued on Friday night. No bars were reported as being cited...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    January 15, 2013

Signage proposed to draw visitors to S.S. from the GAP trail

Initiatives for encouraging Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) travelers to visit the South Side was the sole presentation at the Jan. 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Other topics touched upon during the evening included the invitation to the...

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 26, 2012

RHI talks about night life management plan

The summation of months of conservations and meetings concerning Pittsburgh’s night life was presented in City Council Chambers when Councilman Bruce Kraus hosted a post agenda hearing with...

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 26, 2012

Support strong for Sociable City Plan

Representatives from various city departments, along with those from the URA and night time economy businesses attended the post agenda hearing to release details of the Responsible Hospitality Institute’s Pittsburgh Sociable City Plan. After...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    December 18, 2012

Planning Forum to request mayor to come to South Side

The South Side Planning Forum will formally request the participation of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl at an open meeting about public safety in the South Side to be held as soon as possible. It will be conducted at either the Brashear Center, the South...

 Opinion    December 18, 2012

We deserve better

In December, the Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI) will be reporting back to Mayor Ravenstahl recommendations for a “Pittsburgh Sociable City Plan.” The RHI engagement has been administered by the Mayor’s Planning Department and paid for...

 Front Page    December 11, 2012

RHI recommendations coming on Wednesday

Jim Peters from the Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI) will present recommendations from the Pittsburgh Sociable City Plan in Pittsburgh City Council Chamber on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. Utilizing a grant from the Mayor’s Office, the RHI...

 Opinion    December 4, 2012

I commend the efforts

I want to commend the efforts of my friend and colleague Councilman Bruce Kraus and the many residents and stakeholders who make up the South Side Planning Forum. Their focused, concerted efforts to put in place a long-term comprehensive plan to...

 By Margaret Smykla    Front Page    November 20, 2012

Planning Forum to invite Mayor Ravenstahl to discuss the volatile South Side nightlife

An invitation to Mayor Luke Ravenstahl to attend a town hall meeting concerning the volatile South Side nightlife, and the adoption of the latest revision of the South Side Neighborhood Plan, were the upshots of the Nov. 13 meeting of the South Side...

 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    September 11, 2012  
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 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    July 10, 2012  
 By Margaret Smyka    Front Page    July 3, 2012  

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