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 Front Page    May 24, 2016 

Memorial Day services at Hilltop, South Side memorials

The South Side Hill Top Memorial Day Parade Committee will hold Memorial Day services this weekend to commemorate their comrades and remember those who sacrificed for their country. Representatives...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 24, 2016 

Knoxville next in line for a public safety blitz of the neighborhood

A community forum on starting a “Knoxville Blitz” to reduce neighborhood crime and blight, and generate community pride and empowerment, drew city officials to the St. Paul AME Church on May 11. The meeting was sponsored by the Knoxville...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 24, 2016 

Boro approves contracts for paving, sidewalk programs

The May 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver council meeting began with the report of Mayor James Cassidy. He said a new police officer began working a week earlier, and another will start of June 11. The additional officers will get the force up to the desired...

 
 Government    May 24, 2016 

Housing Court hearings for Mt. Oliver and the City of Pittsburgh

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Daniel Davisson, 11 Charles Street, Mt. Oliver Boro, Codes 304.6, 304.7, 301.3, 304. • John Nichol, 117...

 
 Government    May 24, 2016 

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 150/16 on...

 
 Public Safety    May 24, 2016 

Mt. Washington man arrested following shooting on S. Side

A Mount Washington man was arrested in South Side following a shooting and foot pursuit early Friday morning. At approximately 2:05 a.m. a police officer working a secondary detail reported shots fired near S. 13th Street and E. Carson Street. He...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 17, 2016

Planning forum discusses ongoing South Side projects

The May 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the monthly report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) as there were no presentations. DRC Chair Tracy Myers reported that the Giant Eagle on Wharton St. is undergoing renovation,...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 17, 2016

Gas line work coming to Slopes

The May 10 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured details of the upcoming pipeline replacement project in the Slopes by Peoples Natural Gas. The targeted areas are: Stella St.; Barry St.; top of Mission...

 
 Front Page    May 17, 2016

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, at 10:30 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Daniel Davisson, 11 Charles Street, Mt. Oliver Boro, Codes 304.6, 304.7, 301.3, 304. • John Nichol,...

 
 Government    May 17, 2016

Upcoming Pgh. 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 150/16 on...

 
 Lifestyles    May 17, 2016

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

The 25th Annual Historic South Side House Tour featured ten homes spread throughout the South Side Flats and Slopes. A little rain didn't stop nearly 500 people from enjoying their day in the...

 
 News    May 17, 2016

Pre-Memorial Day services planned

The South Side and Hilltop Memorial Day Parade Committee has scheduled several services prior to and in preparation for Memorial Day. Volunteers will be placing wreaths at the following cemeteries: Serbian, St. Michael’s, St. Joseph’s, St....

 
 News    May 17, 2016

Learn more about joining SSCC Board

The South Side Community Council will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25 at Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah Street, for South Side residents who might be interested in becoming board members. Board member responsibilities...

 
 News    May 17, 2016

This year's Spring Redd Up removes 500 tons of litter

Reports from communities for area Redd Ups in March, April and May indicate spring cleanups attracted 22,500 to 25,000 volunteers who removed 450 to 500 tons of litter. An estimated 450 to 500 communities in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County and beyond...

 
 Entertainment    May 17, 2016

City Theatre Momentum series will feature four plays in different stages

City Theatre has announced the lineup for the theatre’s annual Momentum: New Plays at Different Stages Festival, June 2-5. This year’s Momentum series will feature exclusive presentations of works by Liza Birkenmeier (Carnegie Mellon Drama...

 
 Public Safety    May 17, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 9, 2016 thru May 16, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from Vehicle – 800 blk. Southern Ave. – between 5/11 at 9:00 PM and 5/12 at 6:32 AM –...

 
 Government    May 10, 2016

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 150/16 on...

 
 Government    May 10, 2016

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, May 10, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge Richard King’s Courtroom: • Faye McFall, 410 Knox Avenue, 18th Ward, Codes 307.1, 302.4, 301.3. • Andrea O’Donnell, 113 Diart...

 
 By Tom Smith    Obituaries    May 10, 2016

Roberta Stackawitz, long-time community leader

A "remarkable wife" is the way Harry Stackawitz would describe his wife, Roberta, Gene Ricciardi recalled. Mr. Ricciardi said he met Harry Stackawitz in the 70s, a decade before he met Roberta, and...

 
 News    May 10, 2016

Citiparks Farmers' Market in South Side opens today

The main opening of the first four of seven Citiparks Farmers’ Markets occurred last week and this week. Three additional markets will open in June. The hours for the markets, and the charges for farmers and other vendors, will remain the same...

 
 News    May 10, 2016

Local filmmaker's short films to screen at Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Steve “Stevo” Parys’ newest short films, Lightheaded and Breakage, will screen on Tuesday, May 10 at the Pittsburgh Filmmakers’ Film Kitchen’s Melwood Screening Room in Oakland. A reception starts at 7 p.m., with Mr. Parys’ films, along...

 
 News    May 10, 2016

Open Mic night Friday at the South Side Presbyterian Church

The next Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, May 13, 7:30 – 9 p.m. People are welcome to share their performing artistry, from music to poetry, dance to drama. Call ahead of time to 412-431-0118 to perform or...

 
 News    May 10, 2016

Outdoor exercise stations installed

Ten outdoor exercise stations have been, or are being installed, at eight of Allegheny County’s parks as part of the county’s continuing effort to help residents through its Live Well Allegheny campaign. The stations, located adjacent to major...

 
 Public Safety    May 10, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 2, 2016 thru May 9, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from Vehicle – 500 blk. Sweet Briar St. – between 5/1 at 10:00 PM and 5/2 at 8:00 AM – Victims states someone entered into her...

 
 Front Page    May 3, 2016

Hilltop kids learn about orienteering at Slopes program in South Side Park

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), partnered with The Birmingham Foundation, the Brashear Association and the Western PA Orienteering Club, to hold its first youth orienteering...

 

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