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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    February 20, 2018 

Saturation Detail making a dent in crime in the South Side Flats

Addressing South Side’s South Watch meeting, Zone 3 Commander Karen Dixon said there aren’t any alarming trends in the Flats and Slopes. Responding to an inquiry about stolen car reports from South Watch members before the meeting, the commander...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Jan. 28 - Feb. 4.

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Jan. 29 to Feb. 4. Duquesne Heights (1911) - Nothing to report (NTR) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 200 blk. Shiloh St. –...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Jan. 22-28

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Jan. 22-28. Duquesne Heights (1911) - Nothing to report (NTR) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – Virginia Ave. &...

 

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...

 

2018 to be a year of infrastructure projects in South Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh city Councilman Bruce Kraus stopped by the January 9 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) to declare 2018 "The Year of Infrastructure." He then presented brief...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Jan. 8-14

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Jan. 8-14. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft – 200 blk. Sweetbriar St. - between 1/9/18 at 7 PM and 1/13/18 at 1 PM – Victim reported medication an...

 

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...

 

City to add ADS-accessible swings to South Pittsburgh area playgrounds

Last week at Mellon Park, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, City Councilman Dan Gilman, and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works announced the addition of play equipment for children of all abilities throughout Pittsburgh. The city will...

 

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...

 

Dirty Dozen bike riders welcomed on the Slopes

Several hundred riders in Danny Chew's Dirty Dozen bicycle race on Saturday, Nov. 25, arrived at the Barry-Holt-Eleanor street run on the South Side Slopes, hill number 12 in the race and one of the...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Nov. 20-26

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: November 20-26. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Nothing to Report (NTR) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – Bertha St....

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for November 6-12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: November 6-12. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Nothing to Report (NTR). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 400 blk. Bailey Ave. –...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for November 13-19

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: November 13-19. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft – 1400 blk. Grandview Ave. – between 11/12/17 at 10 PM and 11/13/17 at 10 AM – Victim reported an envelope with cash in it was stolen by another...

 

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...

 

Holidays brightened with annual Brashear program

The Brashear Association is turning to its friends and neighbors, once again, to help make Chr istmas brighter for children and families throughout South Pittsburgh. Each year at this time, The...

 

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);...

 

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts Oct. 16-22

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: October 16-22. Duquesne Heights (1911) Robbery – 400 blk. Augusta St. – 10/17/17 at 9:58 PM – Victim called to report a male returned to his home and stole his phone when he tried to call...

 

Drug arrest on the Slopes

On October. 24, Zone 3 police officers arrested two people following complaints of drug trafficking in the South Side Slopes. During a traffic stop at S. 27th and Jane streets, police arrested Joseph...

 

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...

 

Elections, project updates highlight SSSNA meeting

Elections highlighted the Oct. 10 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). The elected slate of candidates consisted of Jamie Balser, Denise Filip, Dawn Lorincy, Brian Oswald, and Cara Jette.  In his remarks, city...

 

-Zone 3 community crime alerts for Oct. 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Oct. 9-15. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Theft from vehicle – 300 blk. Augusta St. - between 10/10/17 at 9:45 PM and 10/11/17 at 9:15 AM –...

 
 By Tom Smith    News    October 10, 2017

St. Paul's Monastery continues to anchor many on the Slopes

The Passionists of St. Paul of the Cross Monastery have been an anchor in the South Side Slopes community since arriving in North America 165 years ago in 1852. Paul Danei founded the Passionists as...

 

CMU students pitch in on South Side

A team of 20 CMU students came to South Side on Saturday, Oct. 7as part of Carnegie Mellon University's 1000plus day of service initiative. The goal of 1000plus day of service is to get 1,000 CMU...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for Oct. 2-8

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: Oct. 2-8. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft – 100 blk. Trimont Ln – between 9/20/17 at 7 PM and 9/29/17 at 9 AM – Victim reported the theft of his 2016 black Trek hybrid bicycle. Loss is $1,940....

 

StepTrek is a self-guided tour of the South Side Slopes

In its 17th year, the Pittsburgh StepTrek will begin this Saturday, Oct. 7 at 11a.m. at South Side Park, Josephine and 21st streets on South Side. This year's routes will take a tour of the...

 

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