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 By Tom Smith    Obituaries    November 14, 2017 

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...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    November 14, 2017 

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...

 

Students reminded they are part of the South Side neighborhood

This time of the year brings a new school year and new students to the South Side and although international living is a positive characteristic of the South Side, it also has its challenges. For many students, moving into an apartment with friends...

 

Students pitch in and help clean up So. Side

Students from the Duquesne University New Student Orientation Progr am had the opportunity to participate in micro service projects in South Side on Saturday, Aug. 19. These project were aimed at intr...

 

South Side learns more about RFP for business district plan

An update on the status of a request for proposal (RFP) for an East Carson St. business district strategy was the lead presentation at the combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The project will be focused on the development o...

 

South Watch will hear from Scrap the Trap head

The August South Watch meeting will take place at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, this Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. In addition to reports from the various city departments, there will be a presentation by Rebecca Reid, a wildlife expert and...

 

Report issued on city facilities conditions

The City of Pittsburgh last week issued a report on the building conditions of city-owned facilities, which recommends major reinvestments, particularly to Public Safety facilities. The report by Massaro Construction Management Services estimates...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 11, 2017

SSCC works on trash, challenges graffiti with murals in S. Side

Barbara Rudiak, president of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), opened the organization's annual meeting by reminding the overfl owing crowd the council has been around for more than 75 years....

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 5, 2017

Parking meters will fund city programs in South Side Flats

South Side’s Parking Enhancement District (PED) is a little over two and a half months old and is meeting the goals set for its success. The PED, a one-year pilot program in the City of Pittsburgh, extends on-street parking meter enforcement until...

 

Zone 3 updated on virtual block watch, progress of South Watch

The June 19 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council began with information on the June 24 “Ussie Summer Games,” with teams comprised of police officers and community members of all ages. The planned activities consisted of relay races,...

 

S.S. Community Council general meeting Monday

The general meeting of the South Side Community Council will take place on Monday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. The location for the meeting is the S4 space (where the laundromat was located) in 2000 Wharton Square. In addition to learning about the...

 

Planning Forum hears about condos proposed for So. Side

A proposal to convert the former St. Adalbert’s gymnasium into 15 for-sale condominiums was the sole presentation at the June 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum.   Developer Ivor Hill, of HHF 2.LLC, said the agreement with the...

 

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