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 News    July 7, 2015 

Next Fresh Fridays free produce distribution is Friday, July 10

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, July 10. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh...

 
 News    July 7, 2015 

South Side Food Festival features music, kids' activities and yoga

East Carson Street will be alive with activity on Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12 with the first South Side Food, Art & Sidewalk Festival. Organized by the South Side Bar and Restaurant...

 
 News    July 7, 2015 

Annual St. Clair Village reunion on July 17-19

The St. Clair Village Reunion Committee is planning a weekend full of activities for its annual reunion. The festivities begin with a Get Together for ages 30 and up on Friday, July 17 from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. at The Spot, 11675 Frankstown Road, Penn Hi...

 
 News    July 7, 2015 

Phillips identified as 'On-the-Cusp' school

Pittsburgh Phllips K-5 has been identified as one of Allegheny County’s On-the-Cusp Schools by PennCan, a non-profit organization that runs results-oriented advocacy campaigns through research and policy, communications and mobilization and...

 
 News    July 7, 2015 

Farm Truck Foods bringing fresh produce to Allentown

Farm Truck Foods (FTF) will be bringing fresh fruits, vegetables, breads, meats and more to Allentown beginning on Tuesday, July 7 from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Daily Mart parking lot, Arlington and Warrington avenues. The truck will feature a variety of...

 
 News    July 7, 2015 

South Side Slopes Assoc. annual picnic is July 14

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association annual summer picnic will be on Tuesday, July 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Quarry/Saber Field, South Side Park using the entrance on 18th Street. The association will be grilling hot dogs, hamburgers...

 
 News    July 7, 2015 

Wreath making, nature crafts in Grandview Park on July 11

Mount Washington Community Development Corporations Season Hike Series continues with Nature Crafts in Emerald View Park in Grandview Park on Saturday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. Join in for wreath making and nature crafts suitable for the whole...

 
 News    July 7, 2015 

Survey says: 'Aztec Gold' favored color for three Sister Bridges

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced that the “Three Sisters Bridges” – Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street), Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) and Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) – will remain “Aztec...

 
 News    June 30, 2015

Local teens reveal their goals in CLP-Knoxville laptop contest

When Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville announced plans to renovate the library and temporarily close the branch for the $3.2 million update, teen specialist Brandi Cox , a Knoxville resident, wondered what the neighborhood teens would do...

 
 News    June 30, 2015

Rudiak introduces legislation to make city documents simpler

Pittsburgh City Councilor Natalia Rudiak (District 4) has introduced a bill requiring city employees to make documents -- everything from public notices, to forms, the city website, and more-- easier to read, recognize, and understand. The bill...

 
 News    June 30, 2015

Pittsburgh utilities unite with city to fight utility imposters

Pennsylvania American Water, Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA), and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. have joined Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O’Connor and other councilmembers, and the Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania...

 
 News    June 30, 2015

Goodwill's RISE youth job training program offers two new components

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Reentry through Industry Specific Education (RISE) Project to assist area youth is currently seeking candidates. Now entering its fourth year, the successful job-training program has added two new...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

CLP-Knoxville closing on Saturday for year-long renovations

Residents in Knoxville will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the community, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will begin renovations...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

URA honored with awards for the SouthSide Works, Riverfront Park

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Pittsburgh received three Best of Act 2 Contest Awards for SouthSide Works at the Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference, held May 13-15 in Erie, PA. SouthSide Works won in the “Shop,” “Hip” and...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Police look for Mount bank robber

Pittsburgh Police are looking for a bank robbery suspect who robbed the First Niagara Bank in Mount Washington. At approximately 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 15 Zone 3 Officers responded to a bank...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

First Sweet Saturdays a success for Mount Oliver

On June 13, things got a little sweeter in Mt. Oliver. Sweet Saturdays came to fruition because of the closing of Kullman’s Bakery and the need to fill that void for the residents and visitors. Sweet Saturdays is a community sale in which anyone wi...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Detour in place for northbound Route 88

PennDOT District 11 was slated to begin a long-term closure of northbound Route 88 (Library Road) at the intersection with Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard), June 22 weather permitting. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday night, northbound Route 88 was...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Oasis seeks tutors to help local kids

Oasis is looking for volunteer tutors in the neighborhood who can give an hour a week to change a child’s life forever. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and older. All materials, books, and...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Last hump cleanup is Wednesday

The Carrick Community Council will host a “last hump of the month community cleanup” on Wednesday, June 24. Volunteers meet behind Carrick shopping center, behind Dunkin Donuts and RiteAid, at 6 p.m. for bags gloves and clean up assignment. The...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Learn how to take care of the urban forest as a tree tender

Learn how to be a tree tender and help take care of the urban forest. Tree tenders are making a difference in Pittsburgh, planting trees and caring for existing ones--ensuring a healthy urban forest for generations to come. Tree Tenders take an...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Car wash and bake sale Sat.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, will hold a Car Wash and Bake Sale on Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Public invited to weigh in on color for sister bridges across Allegheny

Built in the 1920’s, the “Sister Bridges” – Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street), Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) and Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) – are all scheduled to be rehabilitated over the next few years. As part of that work, each of the...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

City expands free summer meal program for kids and teens

The City of Pittsburgh is expanding its free summer breakfast, lunch, and snack program for kids and teens to more than 125 locations across the city. GrubUp will continue year-round, adding out-of-school time meals to all 10 Citiparks sites this...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

Carrick mulching party today

Join the Carrick Tree Tenders and Tree Pittsburgh as they care for the trees along Brownsville Road in Carrick on Tuesday June 16 at 6 p.m. at the corner of Brownsville Road and Churchview Avenue.   Activities will include weeding, mulching,...

 

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