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 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...

 
 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    November 19, 2013

Mayor Ravenstahl presents 2014 budget

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl last week presented Pittsburgh’s 2014 Operating and Capital Budget and Five-Year Plan to city employees, members of City Council and community leaders in City Council Chambers. For the eighth year in a row, the mayor’s propo...

 
 News    November 12, 2013

Mayor-Elect Peduto invites applications for appointments

Mayor-Elect Bill Peduto announced last week his intention to open up to city residents, through the Talent City program, applications for all at-will employment positions in city departments as well as appointments to boards, commissions and...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 29, 2013

CeaseFire outlines its mission at the citywide public safety meeting

An Oct. 23 citywide public safety meeting drew about 125 residents to the South Hills Retirement Center – formerly South Hills High School -- in Mt. Washington. Those in attendance represented city departments including the police, city council,...

 
 News    October 15, 2013

City announces official trick-or-treat hours

The City of Pittsburgh’s official trick-or-treat hours will be on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Residents are encouraged to visit the city’s user-friendly Halloween webpage to find festivities hosted by community and church...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    News    September 17, 2013

Block watch celebrates successes, learns details of area assault

As Crime Prevention Officer Christine Luffey distributed copies of the August crime statistics for Carrick at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch, she prepared those in attendance to receive a mixed message. “While I’m...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

City issues call for artists for new Downtown are program

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP), has announced a new three-year initiative to bring temporary public art to Market Square. Selected artists, or teams of artists, are invited to submit artwork to...

 
 News    August 13, 2013

Pittsburgh adopts plan for open space, parks and recreation

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has announced the city’s final adoption of OPENSPACEPGH - the open space, parks and recreation plan that will guide the development of Pittsburgh’s open spaces and help leaders determine how to better invest in parks,...

 
 News    August 6, 2013

South Side Chamber of Commerce receives Love Your Block Grant

Twenty-three organizations, including the South Side Chamber of Commerce, will receive funding through the fifth round of his Love Your Block (LYB) grant program, a servePGH initiative. Through the block revitalization program, in partnership with...

 
 News    July 30, 2013

City to expand Cool Roofs program to include nonprofit organizations

Applications for Cool Roofs, the newest servePGH initiative, are now available to nonprofit organizations. Cool Roofs coats the roofs of city buildings with reflective white paint, making them more energy efficient. In an effort to expand the...

 
 Front Page    July 23, 2013

Spray park will open in August

City officials and neighborhood leaders gathered at the Warrington Recreation Center for a ceremonial ground breaking for Pittsburgh’s fifth and largest spray park. The former Warrington swimming...

 
 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...

 
 News    July 16, 2013

Applications available for civic leadership academy

Applications for the fall 2013 Civic Leadership Academy (CLA) are now available. One of the 10 servePGH initiatives, CLA is a free 10-week course that aims to educate residents about local government. Beginning September 18, and concluding on...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    July 2, 2013

Beltzhoover Civic continues work to renovate Venson Park

Calling all Beltzhoover area historians and enthusiasts—your neighborhood needs your help! The Beltzhoover Civic Association (BCA) recently received $16,000 in competitive, reinvestment grants for the professional redesign of Louis A. Venson...

 
 News    July 2, 2013

Community groups urged to host National Night Out events on Aug. 6

Pittsburgh residents and neighborhood groups are being encouraged to participate in this year’s National Night Out (NNO) celebration, to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6. National Night Out is an opportunity for Pittsburgh residents, businesses and...

 
 News    June 25, 2013

Applications available for city's Second Civic Leaf Academy

Applications are now available for the second session of the Civic Leaders for an Environmentally Alternate Future (LEAF) Academy, which educates students about their environmental impact, connects them with city resources, and helps develop leadersh...

 
 Front Page    June 18, 2013

Mayor announces energy saving 'Cool Roofs' initiative

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl along with volunteers and community members were on Mount Washington last Wednesday to launch the Cool Roofs program, a new servePGH initiative that will coat the roofs of 10...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    News    May 21, 2013

Carrick block watch gets tips from EMT, updates from police

Familiar faces shared the limelight with fresh faces at the May meeting of the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch (CBW), where the group hosted presentations by two well-known public servants and welcomed...

 
 News    May 21, 2013

South Pittsburgh streets among those on city's 2013 paving list

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced late last week the City’s Department of Public Works will pave another 40 miles of city streets this year, and added that the 2013 Paving Plan is now available online. All six DPW divisions, representing the entire c...

 
 News    May 21, 2013

Applications available for Love Your Block grants

Applications are available for the city’s fall 2013 Love Your Block grant award program. The block revitalization program gives up to 30 local non-profit organizations $1,000 in the form of a Home Depot gift card to purchase supplies and equipment...

 
 News    May 14, 2013

'Super Saturday' training sessions for Promise Coaches

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced his newest mentoring campaign, Promise Coaches, will host a “Super Saturday” training session on Saturday, May 18 to provide residents the opportunity to become a greater positive influence in the lives of others....

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    May 7, 2013

PlanPGH progress presented at forum on Mt. Washington

Over the past two weeks, agents from the Department of City Planning and its project partners visited various locations throughout the city to update citizens on its progress with a pair of projects and solicit feedback. The Mount Washington Senior...

 
 Front Page    May 7, 2013

Apply now for youth civic academy

Applications are available for the city’s third annual Youth Civic Leadership Academy (YCLA), a free six-session program designed to educate and engage high school students about the inner-workings of City government. From visiting a water...

 
 Front Page    April 30, 2013

So. Pittsburgh groups awarded Love Your Block grants for neighborhood improvement programs

Several South Pittsburgh area groups were among the 24 recipients who received funding through the fourth round of servePGH initiative’s “Love Your Block” grant program – bringing the total...

 

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