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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 20, 2015 

Slopes to focus on projects

A New Year’s General Meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) on Jan. 13 focused on committees, and how they can be more effective. The meeting was held in the main lounge of the St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center. Among...

 
 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...

 
 Meetings    January 6, 2015

SSSNA meeting Jan. 13

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association’s first general meeting of the year will take place at St. Paul of the Cross Monastery Retreat Center at on Tuesday, Jan. 13 beginning at 7 p.m. Meeting Topics will include: Goal Planning for the New...

 
 Front Page    December 30, 2014

No left turn on Josephine has been years in the making

The intersection where Josephine Street intersects with 18th Street has been a problem for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians for years, if not decades, according to Councilman Bruce Kraus. An 18th...

 
 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...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Summit brings neighborhoods together to celebrate successes

The third annual Hilltop Summit brought together nearly 100 representatives of Pittsburgh's Hilltop communities along with guests and elected officials to hear what has been happening in the...

 
 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...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 21, 2014

City working to inventory vacant lots for new uses

A presentation by the city’s open space specialist was the sole presentation at the Oct. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Shelly Danko-Day said her goal is to compile a complete inventory of vacant lots owned by the city that can be...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    October 7, 2014

Residents continue to oppose proposed Slopes development

Developer Justin Cipriani returned to the South Side Slopes to present changes for the proposed Villas at Winter Park, a project of 25 new single-family homes to be situated mostly on Hackstown Street, between St. Paul of the Cross Monastery...

 
 Public Safety    September 30, 2014

Suspect wanted in robbery of the South Side Starbucks

Pittsburgh police are investigating a robbery at the Starbucks at 1400 E. Carson St. on South Side. At approximately 6:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, a suspect entered the store and acted as if he had a gun. He got away with an undetermined amount of...

 
 News    September 30, 2014

Animal blessing service this Sun. at So. Side Park

Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community will be hosting a Blessing of the Animals and celebration of creation service in the spirit of the St. Francis feast day on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 8:30-9 a.m. at the South Side Slopes Park (meet in the parking lot at...

 
 News    September 23, 2014

Carrick High will observe 90th anniversary with a ceremony on Wednesday

Pittsburgh’s Carrick High School, which first opened its doors on September 24, 1924, will celebrate its 90th Anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 according to Principal Angel Washington. The faculty and student body will witness the raising...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 16, 2014

Public safety director wants a culture of responsibility in S.S.

Public safety in South Side was the focus of the September 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The guest speakers were city Public Safety Director Stephen Bucar and Nighttime Economy Manager Maya Henry. They were introduced by city...

 
 News    September 16, 2014

14th annual StepTrek coming on October 4

Registration is now open for the 14th annual Pittsburgh Step Trek set for Saturday, Oct. 4 at South Side Park, Josephine and 21st streets, on South Side. The self-guided urban hike takes participants throughout the South Side Slopes, up and down...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    September 2, 2014

Developer hits resistance on proposed Hackstown housing development

Developers are looking at building as many as 27 new homes on a parcel of hillside land on the South Side Slopes between St. Paul of the Cross Monastery and Veronica’s Veil. In a meeting facilitated by the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association...

 
 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 Tom Smith    Front Page    August 19, 2014

Program works to remedy code enforcement problems

Realizing one aspect of a stable neighborhood is well maintained homes and properties, the Hilltop Alliance began a code enforce-ment taskforce to identify problems in the neighborhoods and help...

 
 Opinion    August 12, 2014

We need a better response to the problem

We have no desire to engage in an ongoing debate with Bruce Kraus about what was or wasn’t said or done about the issue of speeding on Pius Street, so this will be our last letter to The Reporter on the subject. It is disappointing to find that 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...

 
 Opinion    August 5, 2014

Let me clarify

In Fran and Joe Tarkett’s letter to the editor on July 29, entitled We Understand the Problem, there are several claims made that warrant clarification. The letter states the two have made “20 plus pleas to 311 and Bruce Kraus’ office” in...

 

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