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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 21, 2017 

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...

 
 News    March 21, 2017 

So. Pittsburgh groups among those receiving Love Your Block grants

Mayor William Peduto announced five South Pittsburgh organizations are among those that will receive funding for the 2017 season of the City of Pittsburgh’s Love Your [Resilient] Block grant program. Through the Love Your [Resilient] Block...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 14, 2017

Mayor provides updates on state of the city at Allentown meeting

Mayor William Peduto visited the March Allentown CDC meeting at the Allentown Senior Center last week to provide a few updates about what was happening "Downtown." He began by saying when the latest...

 
 News    March 14, 2017

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...

 
 Front Page    March 7, 2017

New police chief Scott Schubert plans to keep things moving ahead

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council invited area residents to meet new Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert at a Feb. 22 meeting at Kingdom Life Fellowship Pittsburgh in Knoxville.  "I love...

 
 Front Page    February 28, 2017

First meeting of new South Watch is slated for March 8 at Brashear Center

After a year of planning, the first South Watch meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 8 at noon at the Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah Street. The agenda will begin with introductions by the meeting chairs and a presentation on the purpose and...

 
 Front Page    February 14, 2017

Officials will be at Planning Forum for input on online data application

The Department of Innovation & Performance’s (I&P) Analytics & Strategy team is taking its Burgh’s Eye View application, an interactive map that displays city data, on tour in the coming months. The team has already visited with seven neighborhoo...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

No fooling, So. Side Spring Social April 1

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...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 7, 2017

Camera survey first step in area crime prevention strategy

Topics discussed at the Jan. 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group included local crime, the proposed urban farm, cameras for crime prevention, and the annual Biscuits Bingo fundraiser for local animal organizations. The...

 
 Front Page    February 7, 2017

New South Watch group will work with city on code, safety violations

Over the last year, residents from the South Side Flats and Slopes have been working on a public safety/code compliance initiative that is patterned after Oakwatch. Oakwatch’s mission is to improve the quality of life by bringing people and...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    January 31, 2017

Grassroots effort begins to revitalize East Carson Street

South Side stakeholders, residents and business owners, have been meeting with city and state officials for the past five months to explore revitalization strategies for East Carson Street. The group was encouraged by PennDOT’s plan to repave East...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 24, 2017

Council wants a survey of cameras

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting of Jan. 16 featured the election of the organization’s officers. Reelected for two-year terms were President Ken Wolfe (Allentown), secretary Donna Williams (Carrick), and treasurer Harry Wolfe, Jr. (Mt....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 17, 2017

Councilman disappointed in Villas decision

The Mission Street Bridge, South Side Park, and South Side Smooth Streets were among the topics at the Jan. 10 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) held at the Brashear Center in the South Side Flats. City Councilman Bruc...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 17, 2017

Forum looks to add members before March

The controversial, proposed “Villas at Winter Park” single-family, 13-home residential development off Hackstown St. in the Slopes is back again following the recent overturning Common Pleas Judge Joseph James of two Planning Commission...

 
 Front Page    January 10, 2017

Residents questions new Wharton St. development

A proposed 316-unit apartment complex planned for Wharton St. near the Birmingham Bridge in the South Side Flats is drawing nearby residents' complaints about obstruction of views, increased traffic,...

 
 Front Page    January 10, 2017

Brashear holiday assistance campaign helped 650 families with food and toys

The Brashear Association, a South Pittsburgh community service agency, sustained a high level of service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past seven years, Brashear...

 
 Front Page    January 3, 2017

South Side council hosting meeting on Wharton housing

The South Side Community Council will host a special meeting with Edwards Communities Development Corp. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 7 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. Edwards Communities Development is proposing to build 320-340 housing...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 20, 2016

PED encompasses more than parking in the South Side

A presentation on the proposed South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED) initiative headlined the Dec. 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. City officials in attendance included city Councilman Bruce Kraus, Chief Operations Officer Guy...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 6, 2016

Zone 3 should be up to 107 officers in the new year

The officials in attendance at the Nov. 16 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council were city Council President Bruce Kraus, Acting Police Chief Scott Schubert, Commander Karen Dixon, and Officer Christine Luffey. The meeting was conducted by...

 
 Front Page    November 22, 2016

Community comes together to light Carson for holidays

When the South Side Chamber of Commerce bought the snowflake holiday lights two years ago, the lights were bright, and they lit up East Carson Street for the holiday season from mid-November to...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 15, 2016

South Side Planning Forum learns about missing trees, holiday lights

With no presentations, the Nov. 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) from chair Tracy Myers. She said seven to 10 trees were removed from along the river beside the South Side Mari...

 
 Front Page    November 15, 2016

Duquesne students break bread with their South Side neighbors

South Side residents and businesses and Duquesne University celebrated together as neighbors at a special pre-holiday South Side Thanksgiving potluck dinner on Monday evening, Nov. 7, at the South Sid...

 
 News    November 8, 2016

PA Resources offering composting workshops

Learn how to turn organic waste into a natural, homemade compost for lawns and gardens by attending a Pennsylvania Resources Council Backyard Composting or Vermicomposting Workshop. Composting kitchen waste and yard debris is easy to do and requires...

 
 By Ashley Murray    Front Page    November 1, 2016

MWCDC elects six new board members at annual meeting

Tom Tighe stood at the entrance of the Mount Washington Senior Center on the Thursday evening of Oct. 20, waving hello and shaking hands with those who came out to vote for the nine residents vying for six open spots on the Mount Washington...

 

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