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 News    April 21, 2015 

Brashear can help teens apply for city Learn and Earn Program

This summer, 2,000 summer jobs are projected for young people, 14 to 21, through the Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program offered by the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. To help teens from South Pittsburgh apply for these jobs, the...

 
 News    April 21, 2015 

Nomination your neighborhood for Clean Pittsburgh's annual Bob Awards

On May 28, The Clean Pittsburgh Commission will be honoring volunteers, community groups and neighborhoods at their annual Meet and Greet Mixer. This event recognizes individuals and community groups for their efforts and commitment to beautify the...

 
 News    April 21, 2015 

Walk through for McKinley, Haberman visioning process

Area residents are invited to join in a walk through McKinley Park and the Haberman Corridor through Beltzhoover to envision the revitalization plan for these community assets. Join Pfaffman and Associates, the architectural and engineering team in...

 
 News    April 21, 2015 

Readshaw attends military commission meeting

As an appointed commissioner, state Rep. Harry Readshaw, attended the first meeting of the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission held at Kings Gap Environmental Education Center. Formally established through Act 161 of 2014, the...

 
 News    April 21, 2015 

Carrick community clean-up

Join the Carrick Community Council in a neighborhood clean-up on Wednesday, April 29. Members of the council and additional volunteers will meet at 6 p.m. behind the Carrick Shopping Center to pick up bags and gloves then receive their clean-up...

 
 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 21, 2015 

Flea Market at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold its annual Flea Market on Friday and Saturday, May 1-2. Shoppers are welcome to come and browse the huge assortment of “treasures” on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free coffee...

 
 News    April 21, 2015 

Spencer Church Rummage Sale

Spencer United Methodist Church’s Spring Rummage Sale will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 15-16. The sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Items include clothes, jewelry, toys, linens, housewares,...

 
 News    April 14, 2015  
 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 14, 2015

URA to reduce energy consumption by 80 percent in SouthSide Works garages

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is partnering with Green Building Alliance (GBA) to allocate approximately $1 million for lighting upgrades at the five URA parking garages, located at SouthSide Works and the Pittsburgh...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Applications now available for city and county Learn and Earn program

Applications for the 2015 Learn and Earn program are now available online. Completed applications for the summer youth employment initiative must be submitted in person byApril 30 at various locations throughout the county and city. “By working tog...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Annual Spring Clean-Up in South Side

The annual Spring Clean-Up sponsored by Duquesne University’s Spiritan Campus Ministry will join with community volunteers to spruce up South Side on Saturday, April 18 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will gather on Duquesne’s Mellon Patio...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Guided walks of South Side Park weekly

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association is hosting twice weekly guided walks through South Side Park. The free guided walks, weather permitting, take place on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m. The walks are suitable for people of...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

City releases new interactive paving website

For the first time in city history, the projected plan for the entire paving season - approximately 44 miles - is available to the public via the new Department of Public Works Street Paving Program website, http://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw/street-paving-...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Mayor issues Executive Order on complete streets policy for city

Mayor William Peduto announced the city’s commitment to adopt a complete streets policy for Pittsburgh’s public rights of way. The mayor issued an Executive Order calling on the City Planning director to work with all city departments,...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Learn to take care of trees at the Carrick Branch Library

Spring is here and the flowers are trees are beginning to bloom and bud. Join in at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick branch on Tuesday, April 21 at 5:30 p.m. to learn about the importance of trees and their care, enjoy light refreshments...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Super Saturday Sale at St. Piux X Byzantine

 St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Rd. in Carrick, will be holding its annual Super Saturday Sale on Saturday May 2. A Flea Market will be held in the church basement from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The Craft and Vendor Show will be held in...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

ConnectCard online payment website launches this week

Starting April 16, Port Authority riders can manage their ConnectCard accounts online through a new website. The new web feature at ConnectCard.org will allow customers to load and reload fare products and stored cash value on their cards from their...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Forum on Scripture

Bishop Vic Cianca of the Western Orthodox Christian Church will host an open forum on Scripture on Friday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Oasis Center, 1912 Brownsville Rd. Carrick. All are welcome to come for a relaxing evening of coffee, desserts, music...

 
 News    April 7, 2015

Fresh Fridays resumes free produce distribution this week

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

 
 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

Ormsby registering for spring/summer activities

Ormsby Community Center is offering a variety of spring and summer programs for city residents. Boxing Aerobics for youth ages 8-16 will be offered on Mondays from April 20 through May 25. The aerobics program will teach the fundamentals of basic box...

 
 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...

 
 News    April 7, 2015

Watershed awareness/rain barrel workshop

PA Resources Council is offering a series of Watershed Awareness/Rain Barrel Workshops. Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water, to supply non-chlorinated water for gardening and to keep excess water out of the stormwater system, thus alleviat...

 

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