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 Front Page    March 24, 2015 

Chamber St. Pat's Parade Day plan successful

The South Side Chamber Commerce partnered again with the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSBARA) to coordinate a special transportation and parking services plan for the thousands who celebrated on South Side after the March 14 St. Patrick...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 17, 2015

City director learns about the concerns at South Side forum

Ray Gastil, the city’s director of the Department of City Planning, was the sole presenter at the March 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Also in attendance from city government were Councilman Bruce Kraus and neighborhood planner...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 10, 2015

Slopes neighbors updated on projects

The March 3 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with an overview of upcoming events: March 28: South Side Spring Social, Steel Cactus, 1831 E. Carson St.; 5-9 p.m. All profits from ticket sales go toward t...

 Front Page    March 10, 2015

So. Side puts St. Patrick's Day Parade plan in play

The South Side Chamber Commerce and the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSBARA) have partnered to coordinate a special public safety, transportation and parking services plan for the cast of thousands expected to celebrate on the South Sid...

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 3, 2015

Hilltop Alliance staff making progress in the Allentown area

Good news and positive energy were presented by members of the Hilltop Alliance team working in Allentown. Tim Dolan, Property Stabilization Program manager, and Siena Kane, Allentown business...

 Meetings    March 3, 2015

South Side Slopes general meeting tonight

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) will hold a general meeting tonight, Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. The agenda includes presentations by the South...

 News    March 3, 2015  
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 17, 2015

South Side groups updated at Planning Forum

Forum Chair Hugh Brannan began the Feb. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum reminding attendees that Ray Gastil, the new city Director of City Planning, will be the guest speaker at next month...

 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,...

 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...

 News    December 30, 2014  
 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...

 News    December 16, 2014  
 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...

 Front Page    October 7, 2014  
 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...


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