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 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 19, 2015 

Bikes, food and permit parking highlight Planning Forum session

Bikes, food fest, and residential permit parking (RPP) were among the topics at the May 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. In the evening’s only presentation, Erin Potts of Bike Share Pittsburgh talked about the city’s new bike-sharing...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 19, 2015 

Police commander wants top three issues in Slopes

At the May 12 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), new Zone 3 Commander Larry Scirotto spoke about a community-police partnership. The other brief presentation was of an overview of the proposed mosaic steps pro...

 
 Opinion    May 19, 2015 

It's possible to change St. John Vianney's future

As a third generation active member of St. George Parish and the succeeding St. John Vianney, I would share some thoughts about the April 28, 2015 South Pittsburgh Reporter article “St. John Vianney Church faces an uncertain future.” Almost all...

 
 News    May 12, 2015

PRC anti-litter video contest

Litter’s negative impact on the greater Pittsburgh environment – and individuals’ lives – stretches in countless directions such as viewing visual blight on your daily commute and worrying about your dog cutting a paw on glass on...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 5, 2015

South Side, Hilltop residents question police about crime

Dirt bikes in parks and police outreach were among the topics at the April 20 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. The meeting was conducted by council vice-president Ron Rompala in the absence of council president Ken Wolfe. The meeting...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 28, 2015

St. John Vianney Church faces an uncertain future

St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, a towering cathedral in Allentown has "no chance to succeed," with a debt of some $2 million and a roof crumbling into the pews, according to a spokesman. Yet...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 28, 2015

CMU, Pitt students study and then make recommendations for the Mount

A quick introduction of Laura Guralnick, a recent hire as Economic Development Director for the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC), opened the organization’s April Community Forum. MWCDC Board President Breen Masciotra said...

 
 Opinion    April 21, 2015

Enough surveys

I am writing in response to a recent article you posted (Beltzhoover residents will be surveyed to create strategies for neighborhood, South Pittsburgh Reporter March 24, 2015) regarding an upcoming survey of Beltzhoover by the Hilltop Alliance. They...

 
 News    April 21, 2015

Lions Clubs' spaghetti dinner

The Grandview and Hilltop Lions Clubs have joined together to host a Spaghetti Dinner fundraising event on Sunday, May 3. The dinner, from 1-6 p.m., will take place in Sullivan Hall, 115 Bigham Street, Mt. Washington. Cost of the spaghetti dinner is...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Healthy Ride Bike Share Program will have locations in South Side

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Allegheny Health Network will serve as the title sponsors of Healthy Ride, a new bike sharing system in Pittsburgh. Through the program, 500 bikes will be placed at 50 stations throughout the city, from Oakland,...

 
 News    April 7, 2015

South Pittsburghers honored at Carnegie Library Annual Meeting

During its annual public meeting on March 31, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Board of Trustees honored Mike Smialek of the North Hills as its 2014 Advocate of the Year and Emily MacIntyre of...

 
 News    April 7, 2015

Spring Redd Up coming

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up during March, April and May is on a pace to attract 400 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in a five county area. “Based on this participation, we’re upping the volunteer turnout number to 16,000...

 
 Health    April 7, 2015

Study shows each hour watching television increases diabetes risk

A well-known lifestyle intervention already proven to increase physical activity levels and decrease weight has now been shown to successfully reduce participants’ time spent sitting and watching television, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 31, 2015

EDS staff update CBA on their work along Brownsville Road

Enthusiasm was on the menu at the March dinner meeting of the Carrick Business Association (CBA) with guest speakers Stephanie Miller and Jami Gregg from Economic Development South (EDS). Ms. Miller,...

 
 News    March 31, 2015

Holy Week Services

Prince of Peace Parish Prince of Peace Catholic Parish Holy Week and Easter schedule will include a Lenten Tenebrae Service at St. Peter Church, 28th and Sarah streets, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1. Holy Thursday, April 2, the Mass...

 
 Kids    March 24, 2015

Readings of Number One Sam at local Carnegie libraries

This April, children visiting Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will be introduced to Sam, a competitive race-car-driving dog who learns that some things are more important than being number one. The 2015 selection, Number One Sam, by Philadelphia...

 
 News    March 24, 2015

PA Resources Council will hold special collection events in 2015

Mark your 2015 calendar now for dates to drop off a wide variety of materials – ranging from televisions and computers to household chemicals and usable building materials – at upcoming collections sponsored by the Pennsylvania Resources Council...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    March 17, 2015

Future of Olympia Park building discussed by Mount community

The future of the historic Olympia Park community building was the focus of a small group discussion activity hosted by the Mount Washington Community Development Center (MWCDC) on Wednesday at the Mount Washington Senior Center on Virginia Avenue....

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Area community groups receive city Love Your Block grants

South Pittsburgh community organizations are among the 15 groups that will receive funding for the eighth round of the City of Pittsburgh’s Love Your Block (LYB) grant program, a servePGH initiative. Through the block revitalization program the...

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Link announces candidacy for school board

Tracy Link of Mt. Washington has announced she is a candidate for Pittsburgh Public School Board Director for District 6 which includes Mt. Washington, Banksville, Brookline and Beechview.M Ms. Links was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She has been...

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross, a traditional Good Friday devotion, will be walked along Grandview Avenue in Mt. Washington on Friday, April 3. All those interested in participating in this ecumenical event are asked to gather at the Mon incline, near...

 
 News    March 3, 2015

Rudiak to run for city controller

City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak has announced her candidacy to be the first female City Controller of Pittsburgh. “I’m running for City Controller to fight for stronger schools and vibrant neighborhoods. I will bring fiscal leadership to...

 
 News    February 24, 2015

MWCDC receives $400K grant for Emerald View Park work

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has received a grant of $400,000 from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support woodland restoration and trail construction in Emerald View Park (EVP). The two-year grant enables the MWCDC...

 
 Kids    February 24, 2015

WHAA holding baseball, softball sign-ups March 5 for boys, girls

Washington Heights Athletic Association sign-ups for baseball and softball players ages 5-19 will continue on March 5. The March 5 sign-ups will be at Board Meeting on the second floor of the Eagles Club, 853 Boggs Avenue. Fees are: $20 for boys and...

 
 Kids    February 10, 2015

WHAA baseball, softball sign-ups for boys and girls

Washington Heights Athletic Association sign-ups for baseball and softball players ages 5-19 will continue on February 14 and March 5. The February 14 sign-ups will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Mary of the Mount School, 115 Bingham St.,...

 

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