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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 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 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

No trash pick-up in Pittsburgh on New Year's Day

There will not be any refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection in the City of Pittsburgh on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 in observance of New Year’s Day. The New Year’s schedule will proceed as follows: if residents’ regularly scheduled day of...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

County offices closed New Year's Day

All County offices will be closed on Thursday, December 25, 2014 in observance of the Christmas holiday.  All County offices will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 in observance of New Year’s Day. The courts, the Department of Court Records and...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

Recycle your Christmas Tree

The Allegheny County Department of Parks is again offering its Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents of the county can drop off their Christmas trees through Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at all nine regional parks during...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

Burning regulations change

The Allegheny County Health Department recently approved revisions to its open burning regulation will take effect January 1, 2015.  “These revisions will better protect public health and the environment, because wood smoke emissions from open bur...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

Water company advises residents to be prepared for cold winter weather

With polar-like conditions predicted to bring frigid temperatures to the commonwealth this winter, Pennsylvania American Water is advising homeowners to prepare now to prevent frozen and damaged household pipes. “Following last year’s harsh...

 
 News    December 23, 2014

City Council approves Peduto's 2015 budget

There will be no new nighttime parking meter enforcement Downtown next year under an agreement reached between Mayor William Peduto and City Council, and evening enforcement in South Side will be subject to a new comprehensive parking plan for the...

 

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