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Pittsburgh delegation attends 2018 RHI Sociable City Conference in New Orleans

Continuing a multi-year commitment to creating a sociable city and one that is welcoming to all, the City of Pittsburgh and partners have sent a sizable delegation to the Responsible Hospitality Institute’s 2018 Sociable City Summit in New Orleans...

 

South Side Voices: Stories on Carson aims to learn about historic buildings

To celebrate the 25th year anniversary of the East Carson Street City Historic District, the South Side Community Council is teaming with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – South Side to collect...

 

Borough swears in Beltz to fill vacant Mt. O. council seat

The January 15 meeting of Mt. Oliver council featured the swearing in of former councilman David Beltz to the vacant council seat. The vote to appoint him was 6-0. The seat became available when...

 

South Side Voices project will celebrate Carson Historic District

It is the buildings on East Carson St. that will be the 2018 focus of South Side Voices: Stories on Carson. To celebrate the 25-year anniversary of the East Carson St. City Historic District designation, South Side Community Council (SSCC) and the...

 

Housing planned for St. Matthew's, South Side Voices project discussed

A brief meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with an update on the Saint Matthew housing project by city Councilman Bruce Kraus. Under the proposal, 6-7 for-sale housing units will be constructed inside the church structure. Parking will...

 

Zone 3 council told crime is up during this year's holiday season

“Crime doesn’t stop, so we shouldn’t,” said Zone 3 Public Safety Council president Ken Wolfe on why a meeting was called a week before Christmas. The Dec. 18 meeting began with a brief holiday crime overview, including that robberies and burg...

 

East Carson Street consultant should be in place by mid-2018

Updates and reminders were the essence of the brief Dec. 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Forum member Tracy Myers reported that she, Barbara Rudiak of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), and Candice Gonzalez of the South Side...

 

Brashear Board elects new officers, Kristi Rogers is the 2018 president

New officers were installed at the December meeting of the Board of Directors of The Brashear Association. The South Pittsburgh community service agency will be led by Kristi Rogers, owner and director of BYS Yoga, a South Side business. Ms. Rogers...

 

Public Safety Council updated on concerns throughout the zone

"Very rewarding" was how Zone 3 community relations Officer Christine Luffey described the annual "Get Stuffed With Love" program that ensures no city residents go without a traditional turkey dinner...

 

City launches Public Safety Multicultural Liaison Unit as community policing, immigration integration strategy

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety has launched its Multicultural Liaison Unit, a community policing and immigration integration strategy.  The MLU was proposed in the Mayor William Peduto’s 2014 Welcoming Pittsburgh plan and...

 

South Side Planning Forum reviews special events procedure

Brian Katze, the city’s special events manager, presented an overview of the permitting process at the Nov. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. He said, according to city code, a “special event” is defined as a parade, public...

 

Virgina Carik was dedicated to making South Side a better place

Quietly tending to business over the past 50 years, Virginia Carik influenced the evolution of South Side in more ways than most people now in the neighborhood realize. A "remarkable" woman, she did e...

 

District judge works to make sure problems are abated in neighborhood

Focusing on code enforcement issues affecting quality of life issues in the South Side Flats and Slopes, South Watch each month brings residents together with local stakeholders, government, educational and more, to advocate for remediation and to...

 

Social media isn't always social with neighborhood issues

"Sometimes I could just pull off my hair," Councilman Bruce Kraus says laughing while sitting at the island in his kitchen. The District 3 councilman spoke out of frustration from hearing from yet...

 

Hilltop Alliance seeking board member candidates

The Hilltop Alliance is looking for interested applicants to fill an At-Large Board seat for a two-year term beginning January 2018. The Alliance is specifically seeking candidates with the following experience/expertise: Law/Legal (attorney);...

 

South Side Neighborhood Social draws residents and Duquesne students

The Duquesne University Office of Commuter Affairs partnered with South Side Community Council, South Side Chamber of Commerce, and the South Side CitiParks Healthy Active Living Center to welcome...

 

Fox Way Mural project adds three more

The South Side Community Council presented the Fox Way Murals on Sunday, Oct. 22. The murals are the latest public art installment funded by community donations through the South Side Community...

 

Pitt students Make a Difference in sprucing up South Side streets

As part of the annual Pitt Make a Difference Day community service day throughout Pittsburgh and beyond on October 21, about 160 hardworking Pitt students teamed up with the South Side Community...

 

Division 4 building to be demolished, workers, responsibilities reassigned

Next month's demolition of Public Works' 4th Division facility was a focus of the Oct. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. City operations director Guy Costa said the building will be razed...

 

Changes at Zone 3, student complaints at Z3 safety forum

The Sept. 18 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council began with Officer Nathan Auvil reporting he is receiving complaints about students on South Side, for which he is working with Duquesne University. City Councilman Bruce Kraus said his office...

 

South Side Neighborhood Street Party was a huge success, again

South Side's 22nd Street was closed to traffic on Saturday, Sept. 16th so 325 neighbors could enjoy live music, delicious food and each other. The fifth annual South Side Neighborhood Street Party...

 

Trash cans with sensors coming soon to So. Side

Coming to the South Side are trash cans with sensors to inform city workers when a can needs emptied. Details were presented as the Sept. 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum by Bill Crean, streets superintendent with the city’s Dept. of...

 

South Side Street Party on Saturday

The Fifth Annual South Side Street Party will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 3-8 p.m. on 22nd Street, alongside Ormsby Park. The free event is for all 15203 residents, businesses and friends. Those attending are asked to bring their own...

 

Composting workshops on the schedule this fall

Since Fall is the perfect time to focus on education and acquiring new skills, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) is offering a full slate of adult education classes held at a variety of locations in Allegheny County throughout the months ahead...

 

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