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 News    January 20, 2015 

South Side VFW Post 6675 renamed to honor local man

South Side VFW Post 6675 underwent a change on Saturday when they became the Sgt. James P. Cryster Memorial VFW Post 6675. Sgt. James Perry Cryster III, a South Side resident, died in Vietnam on...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

Pittsburgh launches pilot version of snow plow tracking website

The City of Pittsburgh has launched a pilot version of the Snow Plow Tracker website designed to give residents a real-time update on the current location and travel history of Public Works vehicles d...

 
 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...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

Learn to make Pop Des Fleur for South Side site locations

The South Side Community Council’s Green N’ At Committee is working with the Fiber Arts Guild to have the South Side as a testing installation site for the Pop des Fleur program. Pop des Fleur primarily uses colorful recycled materials to bring...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

Applications are now available for the spring 2015 Love Your Block grants

Applications are available for the servePGH Spring 2015 Love Your Block grant award program. The block revitalization program gives organizations up to $1,000 in funds and donated supplies for a neighborhood block improvement project that mobilizes...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

Small Business Resouce Fair is a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs

The Mayor’s Office in partnership with the URA will host a complimentary, government focused, Small Business Resource Fair on Monday, Feb. 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. on the sixth floor of the City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Downtown. The purpose...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

Northbound lane of Birmingham Bridge closed unitl March 15

PennDOT District 11 has closed a northbound lane on the Birmingham Bridge (Route 2085). The northbound right hand lane on the bridge is closed to traffic around-the-clock through Sunday, March 15 as crews conduct steel repairs. Northbound bicycle...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

Trinity Lutheran Church needs help for Soup and Sandwich Day

On Saturday, Jan. 24, Trinity Lutheran Church will be holding a mission project, a Soup and Sandwich Day, at the church. They will be serving a variety of soups, sandwiches and desserts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for any and all to come for a free hot...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

Prince of Peace Lenten series

Prince of Peace Parish will present a seven-session series during Lent to listen to teachings and explore answers to questions about God and finding ultimate purpose in life. The program will begin with dinner each evening at the Prince of Peace...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

Learn composting, vermicomposting at PA Resources Council workshops

PA Resources Council is host several classes for those who are not sure what to do with their kitchen, garden, leaves, and yard scraps; would like natural, home-made compost for their lawns; and, gardens and to expand their recycling efforts to...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

County Health Department accepting nominations for EnviroStar awards

The Allegheny County Health Department is accepting nominations for its annual EnviroStar awards which honor local businesses and organizations for voluntary pollution prevention practices undertaken in 2014. “Pollution prevention not only...

 
 News    January 20, 2015 

Sen. Fontana appointed Democratic chair of Urban Affairs and Housing Committee

State Senator Wayne Fontana has been named Democratic Chair of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee. “I am pleased with this committee assignment and will use my position to help cities like Pittsburgh and its outlying communities grow...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Clothing drive aims to break world record

Donate old clothing and help break a world record by visiting Delanie's Coffee 1737 East Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15203 on Saturday, Jan. 17. Bring all used clothing items for donation or recycle...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Seniors get new exercise equipment at South Side Market House senior center

City residents 60 and over, or with a spouse 60 and over, are welcome to come to the South Side Market House where they have a sew state of the art exercise room. The new equipment includes user...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

UPMC Health Plan partnering with LifeSpan for healthier active lives

UPMC Health Plan is partnering with LifeSpan Inc., “Resources and Services for Seniors,” to provide older adults in Allegheny county with a variety of services and equipment designed to help them lead healthier and more active lives. Grand...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Register now for enfrollment in Goodwill Employment Training Center

Goodwill is now enrolling students in the Goodwill Employment Training Center (GETC), the agency’s state-approved private licensed school located in Goodwill’s Workforce Development Center in the Lawrenceville area of Pittsburgh. The next...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Chamber hosting networking event for Cupid race

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will host a “Happy Hour” networking event on Thursday, Jan. 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Dollar Bank South Side location, 1712 East Carson Street. Local business people and community members are welcome to come,...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Late night Work Nights

CLP - South Side will host another in a series of extended hours “Work. Nights.” on February 5. With hours from 6 p.m. until midnight, entrepreneurs can come in to network, connect with other innovators and research their ideas in a creative...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Senator Fontana sworn in to another term

With family, friends and supporters on hand, State Senator Wayne Fontana took the oath of office on Tuesday, Jan. 6, and pledged to continue fighting for jobs, economic investment and tax relief. First elected in 2005, the Brookline lawmaker ran unop...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Rep. Readshaw begins 11th term

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, took the oath of office on Tuesday, Jan. 6, to begin his 11th term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. “To be entrusted with an office like this just once is gratifying,” Rep. Readshaw said....

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Rep. Wheatley named minority Finance Committee chairman

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, was sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 6, to his seventh term representing Pittsburgh’s 19th Legislative District and will begin serving in the key post of minority chairman of the House Finance Committee. Mr. Wheatley...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Local Senate Democrats named committee chairs

Senate Democrats announced their committee chairs for the 2015-2016 legislative session. “Senate Democratic caucus members who have been selected as Democratic chairs of committees have wide-ranging experience and expertise to make significant...

 
 News    January 6, 2015

Carrick High parent and community workshops

Pittsburgh Carrick High School will offer more Parent and Community Workshops this school year. All workshops are offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Carrick High School. Seating is limited, so RSVP to Susan Loskoch by calling 412-529-7710 or sending an...

 
 News    January 6, 2015

Tax season opens as planned following extenders legislation

Following the passage of the extenders legislation, the Internal Revenue Service announced it anticipates opening the 2015 filing season as scheduled in January. The IRS will begin accepting tax returns electronically on Jan. 20. Paper tax returns...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

Two Hilltop women earn honors as 'Women of Excellence'

Two Hilltop women were for their community service recently when they were named two of The New Pittsburgh Courier’s 50 Women of Excellence for 2014. Bibiana Hill and Pastor Cheryl Ruffin received the awards at a ceremony on December 11 at the...

 

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