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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 14, 2015

Residents learn what it takes to get the next South Side RPPP zone

In the continuing discussion of permit parking in South Side, City of Pittsburgh neighborhood planner Ashley Holloway called a meeting at the Market House for residents to learn more about the city’s Residential Permit Parking Program (RPPP)....

 
 Opinion    July 14, 2015

Now a giant garage sale

The first annual South Side Food, Art & Sidewalk Festival was organized to cast a positive light on East Carson Street. Let’s follow that family friendly event with a bigger one. How about a first annual South Side’s Great Garage Sale. Yes, for...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    July 7, 2015

SSCC elects board, learns about 311

Annual board elections held during the June 25 open meeting of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) resulted in the reelection to two-year terms of incumbents: Mike McCullough, Barbara Rudiak, Mike Clark, Kathleen Petrillo, Jane Yanosick, and Dan...

 
 News    July 7, 2015

S.S. Slopes sisters compete in national fiddle championships

The Arnold-Mages Sisters, from the South Side Slopes, recently competed in the National Oldtime Fiddle Championships in Weiser Idaho last week. To compete, each fiddler must prepare three songs: a...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

South Side Mibster competing at 92nd National Marbles Championship

The 92nd National Marbles Tournament got underway on Monday, June 22, in Wildwood, N.J. Allegheny County is represented by girls champion Sierra Ricci, age 10, of Shaler Twp., boys champion Eli Murphy, age 12, of Squirrel Hill, girls runner-up...

 
 Opinion    June 9, 2015

Thanks Public Works

Thanks to the Public Works Dept. for cleaning up Sarah Street. They did a great job. Now I can finally sit out in front of my house without sneezing from the dirt. I hope they keep it up all summer. The two-hour permit parking sign deterred a lot of...

 
 Opinion    May 26, 2015

Clean the street, please

What in the name of good sense does a taxpayer have to do to get the street cleaned in front of their home? Three calls to 311 and in a call to a relative who works for the city I pleaded with them to get the street cleaned, but all my pleas go on...

 
 Opinion    April 14, 2015

What planning genius?

I would like to know who the traffic planning genius was that came up with the idea of making it illegal to turn left onto 18th Street off of Josephine Street. Obviously, it was someone who has very little knowledge of how traffic flows through the...

 
 Opinion    April 7, 2015

South Side RPP issues

One topic raised at the March 17 Planning Forum meeting was, once again, Residential Permit Parking (RPP). Mr. Ray Gastil, Director of Pittsburgh’s City Planning, was in attendance to field questions about all things “City Planning.” Comments...

 
 News    April 7, 2015

Spring Redd Up coming

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up during March, April and May is on a pace to attract 400 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in a five county area. “Based on this participation, we’re upping the volunteer turnout number to 16,000...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 27, 2015

Chief McLay speaks to Z-3 safety council about police matters

New police Chief Cameron McLay was one of the discussants at a packed January 21 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. Other officers in attendance included Zone 3 commander designate Larry Scirotto, crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey,...

 
 News    January 27, 2015

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private partnerships,...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

11th Annual South Side Soup Contest on Saturday, Feb. 21

The popular South Side Soup Contest will celebrate its 11th year at the 2015 Soup Contest on Saturday, Feb. 21, from noon to 3 p.m. This year will feature 25 restaurants paired with business or...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 13, 2015

Gas line replacement work begins this week in the South Side Flats

A Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania project to replace one mile of natural gas main line with plastic pipe in South Side was presented at the Brashear Center on Jan. 6. The hour-long presentation was conducted by company and project officials. City...

 
 Front Page    December 16, 2014

Holiday Mingle a great success

 The South Side Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Holiday Mingle on December 4 at the Double Wide Grill on Carson Street. About 150 people attended. It was well attended by chamber members an...

 
 Opinion    December 16, 2014

Josephine turn barred

When my neighbor told me there are now no left turn traffic signs where Josephine St. meets 18th St. on the South Side, I thought he was kidding. He wasn't. He even drove me there to see the new...

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Food, toys can be dontated during Brashear Open House on Dec. 11

The Board of Directors and staff of The Brashear Association are extending an invitation to neighbors and friends of the agency to celebrate the season at Brashear’s Holiday Open House. The annual event will take place Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6-7:3...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

City to submit Promise Zone application for So. Pittsburgh neighborhoods

The City of Pittsburgh is going to partner with the Urban Redevelopment Authority on a federal “Promise Zone” application to assist previously neglected parts of South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, along with the Hill District, Hazelwood and other...

 
 Front Page    November 4, 2014

South Side Chamber working to become a complete organization

Over the last couple of years, the South Side Chamber of Commerce has been working to be a stand-alone organization in a stand-alone neighborhood, according to new chamber president Jonathan Growall....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 30, 2014

Police talk about trash, community concerns at Mt. Oliver City BW

Updates on current and future projects highlighted the Sept. 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. It began with news of the Oct. 17 clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon by three to four students on...

 
 Government    September 16, 2014

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 209/14 on...

 
 Government    September 9, 2014

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 209/14 on...

 
 News    September 2, 2014

Clean up attracts 250 Duquesne students

On Saturday, Aug. 23, about 250 Duquesne University freshmen students volunteered in a community clean-up in collaboration with the South Side Chamber of Commerce, the PA Resources Council and the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 5, 2014

South Side updated on most recent attempts at expanding permit parking

A brief update on residential permit parking in the South Side was the sole presentation at the July 29 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Ashley Holloway, City Planning’s neighborhood planner, said he spoke at the South Side Slopes...

 
 News    May 6, 2014

Spring Redd Ups clear litter in 300 communities

Reports from communities for area Redd Ups in March and April indicate spring cleanups will attract 18,000 volunteers who will remove more than 400 tons of litter by the end of May. An estimated 300 known communities in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County...

 

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