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 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....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 15, 2014

Brew House will soon have 76 new apartment units

The Brew House redevelopment, Student Conservation Association (SCA), and Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh (RTP) were the focus of the April 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The redevelopment presentation was by Larysa Gradeck,...

 
 Front Page    April 15, 2014

Mayor visits Hilltop

Bill Peduto celebrated his first 100 days in office by staging a Mayor's Night Out at the Warrington Recreation Center offering city residents an opportunity to address the mayor with their concerns....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 15, 2014

Slopes residents learn more about permit parking process

An informational presentation on residential permit parking headlined the April 8 meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). It was conducted by Pittsburgh City Planning’s neighborhood planner, Ashley Holloway. He said the...

 
 News    April 15, 2014

Holy Week services at Monastery

Holy Week and Easter services will be held at St. Paul of the Cross Monastery, 148 Monastery Avenue on the South Side Slopes. Passion (Palm) Sunday services include: Saturday, April 12, Vigil for Passion Sunday, 6 p.m.; and, Sunday, April 13: Euchari...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Spring Redd Up expects 300 communities and 15,000 volunteers

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up (March, April and May) is on a pace to attract more than 300 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in the counties of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland. Citizens Against Litter, one of...

 
 Meetings    March 25, 2014

SSSNA General Meeting on April 8

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will hold its General Meeting on Tuesday, April 8, 7 p.m., at St. Paul’s Retreat Center, 147 Monastery Avenue. The evening’s agenda will include information about the city’s Residential Permit...

 
 News    March 25, 2014

So. Side Spring Cleanup will be the 10th annual

 The 10th Annual South Side Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 12 and will focus on the cleanup of the South Side Flats and Slopes. This year’s cleanup will include a number of different projects that range from litter pick up to...

 
 Meetings    March 25, 2014

Molchany, Readshaw on the Slopes

Meet The Candidates for the new 36th Legislative District at The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association’s Special Meeting on Tuesday, April 15, 7 p.m., at St. Paul’s Retreat Center, 147 Monastery Avenue. State representatives Erin Molchany...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 18, 2014

Community council looking to make South Side Green N'at

Presentations on the green initiatives of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), and St. Patrick’s Day preparations, headlined the March 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. SSCC president Cathy Mitchell and Jenn Holliman kicked off the...

 
 News    March 4, 2014

Mercy Health Ministry offering Lenten retreat at St. Paul's Monastery

The Mercy Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Program, part of Pittsburgh Mercy Health System and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, will offer “Psalms for Busy People: Practicing the Presence of God in Our Everyday Lives,” on Friday and Saturday,...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 25, 2014

Slopes hears from Mayor's Office, RHI and county executive

The first South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) meeting of 2014 was packed with news of proposed developments; city and county updates; and the staple issues of parking, trash and irresponsible landlords. Among the speakers were county...

 
 Front Page    February 25, 2014

Mt. Oliver collects on past taxes, swears in three full time officers

Snow and the salt to clear it was a primary topic at the Feb. 17 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Councilman Nick Viglione was absent. The evening began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in new full-time police officers Adam J. Candioto, Patrick J....

 

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