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 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...

 
 Opinion    July 29, 2014

We understand the problem

We understand how the residents of Grandview Ave. feel (Grandview traffic problems will garner extra police attention, SPR July 22, 2014). My husband and I moved to Pius Street on the South Side Slopes in 1998. At that time, Pius Street was two...

 
 News    July 8, 2014

South Side Park trail work beginning this week

As part of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association’s (SSSNA) grant award to improve South Side Park, the organization is partnering with Mount Washington CDC’s Emerald View Trail Corps to improve the hiking trails in the park. Pending...

 
 Front Page    July 1, 2014

Slopes Association receives $100K to evaluate and repair public steps

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) has been awarded $100,000 from Allegheny County’s Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund for the rehabilitation of public steps in the neighborhood. The grant will allow the SSSNA to...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 17, 2014

Police chief search, more permit parking discussed in So. Side

A presentation on the public outreach process to be utilized in the search for the city’s next police chief headlined the June 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Community forums to solicit public input will be held in all six of the...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Volunteer day on S.S. Slopes

Brashear Association, in cooperation with the South Side Slopes Association, will sponsore a South Side Volunteer Day on June 7. On Saturday, Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh, as part of its partnership with Brashear, will be engaging volunteers for...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 20, 2014

Marina plans move forward for the SouthSide Works

A brief update on the pending South Side marina was the sole presentation at the May 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The project has been seven to eight years in the works, said Mabon Lichtenfels, vice-president of construction and...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 13, 2014

Erin Molchany

Erin Molchany, the freshman legislator currently representing the 22nd Legislative District (which will be moving to the eastern part of the state), is a Mount Washington resident for the last 17...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 13, 2014

Harry Readshaw

State Representative Harry A. Readshaw has been representing South Pittsburgh area residents in the state legislature since taking office in 1995. A lifelong resident of Allegheny County, Mr....

 

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