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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 22, 2014

Mount landslide appears to be stable, ED may be hired soon

Nearly three dozen Mount Washington residents came out last week to the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s (MWCDC) April Community Forum. The three major topics discussed during the evening included: an update on the landslide...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    April 22, 2014

Neighborhood Plan completed for the Allentown community

The people have spoken. The plan has been drafted... Now, it's just a matter of time before Allentown enthusiasts find out whether they'll get the support they need to make their vision for the neighb...

 
 Front Page    April 22, 2014

Submit youth activities to Birmingham Foundation

The Birmingham Foundation would like to include local groups’ information for a Summer Fun in the South 2014 guide to youth and teen programs in South Pittsburgh to be published in early June. The deadline for information to be included is May 16....

 
 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 Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 15, 2014 

Carrick block watch updated crime trends

After being cancelled due to snowy weather for several months, the Carrick Overbrook Block Watch meeting resumed for the first time this year on April 7. The evening’s guest speaker was Kelly Henretty, an investigator with Pittsburgh’s Office of...

 
 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...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 8, 2014

CLP Pop-up begins its transformation into ALEC

When the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh opened the CLP Pop-Up in the fall of 2012 in Allentown it was intended to "pop-up" in the neighborhood and at the end of March 2014 it would pack up and...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 1, 2014

EDS is making its mark in South Pittsburgh communities

Economic Development South (EDS) is making its mark on six South Hills municipalities and three South Pittsburgh neighborhoods. Speaking before members of the Carrick Business Association, Greg Jones, executive director of EDS, explained the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 1, 2014

Police, school board member address MO/SC block watch

Crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey and school board member Cynthia Falls were the speakers at the March 27 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Saint John Vianney Parish Center. Kevin Kerr, community relations...

 
 Front Page    April 1, 2014

Visiting Mt. Washington, there's an app for that

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) has launched the Mt. Washington Guide, an iPhone application, and restructured website featuring the business directory and interactive...

 
 Front Page    April 1, 2014

Mayor's Night Out at Warrington Recreation Center

Monday evening, April 7, Mayor William Peduto and his top staff will meet personally with residents to hear -- and act upon -- their ideas and concerns about city government issues at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue, from...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 25, 2014

New trash hauler for borough working out the kinks

Garbage collection and payment, a new regional police task force, and a pending full-time borough hire were among the issues addressed at the March 17 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Mayor James...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 25, 2014

Police don't want vigilantes in the fight against crime in neighborhoods

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council Meeting of March 19 began with discussion about the information listed on police reports distributed at these meetings. The reports contain street names/blocks as it is unlawful to give specific addresses. Attendees...

 
 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...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 18, 2014

Lack of bike police hamper Zone 3's abilitity to tackle quality of life issues

The ability of police to patrol some neighborhoods in Zone 3district could be hampered due to changes in staffing at the station. With approaching better weather, Zone 3 Commander Catherine McNeilly had a plan to resume bike patrols in the South...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 11, 2014

So. Side plans how to move cars, people for St. Pat's Day

South Side is anticipating an overflow crowd on Saturday, March 15 before and after the Pittsburgh St. Patrick's Day Parade and the South Side Chamber of Commerce (SSCC) and South Side Bar and...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 11, 2014

Block watch 101 provided at South Side meeting

Block watches were the focus of the two-hour gathering at the Brashear Center on March 6. Crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey discussed the role of law enforcement in block watches, while Liz Style of the city’s Dept. of Public Safety talked...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 11, 2014

Borough considers whether to expand its office space

The number of Mount Oliver Borough employees has outgrown the available office space in the Borough Building at 150 Brownsville Road, although their options for expanded office space are still a...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 4, 2014

Possible options discussed for St. Clair Village site

A Feb. 20 public meeting on the future of the former St. Clair Village site drew about 85 people to the Lighthouse Cathedral to hear about potential urban agriculture projects. The purpose of the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 4, 2014

Emergency management topic of February Zone 3 safety meeting

The Feb. 19 Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting featured a presentation by Raymond V. DeMichiei, deputy director of the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. The meeting began with crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey...

 
 Front Page    March 4, 2014

So. Side Community Council to hold public safety meeting

Learn how Block Watches can help residents work together with local law enforcement to identify and address public safety needs by attending South Side Community Council’s “third in a series” of public safety meetings from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.,...

 

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