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 News    February 21, 2017 

Correction....

In the February 14, 2017 edition of The South Pittsburgh Reporter a real estate transfer listed an incorrect address. The correct listing is: 29th Ward Nina Grebner to Yong Qiu and Yongzhi Lu at 355 Parallel Ave. for $12,000....

 
 News    February 21, 2017 

Learn more about Love My Neighbor! grants at Hilltop information sessions

Love My Neighbor!, a grantmaking program investing in resident-led projects that aim to improve neighborhoods and engage neighbors is available in some Hilltop residents. Those who live in Allentown,...

 
 News    February 21, 2017 

STEAM Club encourages students in math, science

Pittsburgh Roosevelt K-5 in Carrick has a new after school club, the STEAM Club. STEAM stands for S- Science, T- Technology, E-Engineering, A-Arts, and M-Math. The club meets weekly to complete...

 
 News    February 21, 2017 

Mayor Peduto issues executive orders on affordable housing

Mayor William Peduto last week issued three new executive orders to begin implementing recommendations by the City’s Affordable Housing Task Force, covering ways to encourage building of affordable housing. “My administration is committed...

 
 News    February 21, 2017 

South Side residents wanted for Complete Streets group

The City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning is looking for residents to advise the department on the Complete Streets Model. City Planning is now accepting applications from residents to serve on the Complete Streets Advisory Committee....

 
 News    February 21, 2017 

Emmaus Community is seeking nominations for Ken Wagner Award

The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh is seeking nominations of individuals who have followed in the footsteps of the Emmaus co-founder, Ken Wagner, by living a life of service and compassion. The Ken Wagner Award for Outstanding Service, established in...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

Hillcrest public art project will be shared in Carrick

A presentation on the Hillcrest Senior Residences public art project with Natalie Settles will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick, 1811...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

Valentine's party, Luau on tap for Market House

The South Side Market House Healthy Active Living Center is planning a Valentine’s Day Party on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be a Valentine’s Chance Auction, Heart Races, Bingo, Photo Ops and much more. Make a reservation by...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

No fooling, So. Side Spring Social April 1

For the fourth year in a row, South Side neighbors are planning a Spring Social for all residents of the Flats and the Slopes. This year’s party is on April 1 from 5-9 p.m. on the second floor of Steel Cactus at 19th and East Carson streets. Ticket...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

Donations of new, used iPads benefits ALEC kids

The Allentown Learning and Engagement Center (ALEC), 827 E. Warrington Avenue, is seeking donations of iPads to enhance its STEAM lessons. “Our students want to experiment with video and sound recording to better share our learning,” said Maggie...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

City tag holders will be able to use Kingsley pool

Starting this week, Citiparks Pool Tag holders and those eligible for Citiparks free swimming with Recreation Cards will be able to utilize Kingsley Pool through 2017. Citiparks Pool Pass holders and any city resident 15 years or younger who is a...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

County, partners launch home ownership program for low, limited income families

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald was joined by Frank Aggazio, executive director of the Allegheny County Housing Authority, Dr. Howard B. Slaughter, Jr., president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh, and Patricia Darnley,...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

PLCB has grants for community groups looking to reduce underage drinking

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is now accepting applications from schools, community organizations, municipalities, law enforcement organizations, nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and for-profit institutions...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

Applications now open for the second 'PGH Lab' program

Mayor William Peduto, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, the Housing Authority, and the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority today announced The application period for the...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

PUC approves application for Lyft to operate

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has approved two applications for authority to operate as a Transportation Network Company (TNC) – increasing the total number of approved TNCs in Pennsylvania to three companies. The commission...

 
 News    February 7, 2017

Correction...

In last week’s South Pittsburgh Reporter it was mistakenly reported that Mt. Oliver councilman Dave Beltz voted against the firing of Corey McGough in a 5-1 vote. It was Councilman Dave Lowe who voted against the termination of Mr....

 
 News    February 7, 2017

Love My Neighbor grants, art projects to be discussed in Allentown sessions

There will be a general information session for the Love My Neighbor Grant program at WorkhardPGH, 744 E. Warrington Avenue on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 6-8 p.m.  Love My Neighbor! Is an initiative founded by Neighborhood Allies that invests in resident-led...

 
 News    February 7, 2017

Armstrong Tunnels will have overnight closures

Inspections of the Armstrong Tunnel requiring periodic overnight closures and detoured traffic will continue through Thursday, Feb. 23. The inbound Armstrong Tunnel will be closed overnight, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., on February 7, 8, 21, 22 and 23....

 
 News    February 7, 2017

City to seek outside advisory team on restructuring PWSA

Mayor William Peduto’s Administration has released a call for a financial and legal advisory team to assist the city with the critical need to improve the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, consider long-term plans for the authority’s...

 
 News    February 7, 2017

Open Mic night in S. Side

The next Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, Feb. 10, 7:30 – 9 p.m., and welcomes singers, poets, readers, dancers, comedians, and more to the stage. Those interesting in sharing, should call 412-431-0118 to...

 
 News    February 7, 2017

St. Michael HS reunion

The final organization meeting for the 50th Reunion of the 1967 Graduating Class of St. Michael High School will take place on Saturday, March 25 from 4-7 p.m. at Cupka’s Cafe II, 2314 E. Carson Street. The 50th Reunion of St. Michael High School...

 
 News    February 7, 2017

Slovak Mass, Easter customs breakfast April 8

Prince of Peace Parish will host the Annual Slovak Mass and Easter Customs Breakfast on Saturday, April 8 at St. Adalbert Church, South 15th Street, in South Side. The day begins at 10:45 a.m. with recitation of the rosary, followed by Mass at 11:00...

 
 News    February 7, 2017

Out to Lunch Bunch will visit Texas Roadhouse in February

LifeSpan’s Knoxville Senior Center is offering the “Out to Lunch Bunch,” a trip to the Texas Roadhouse on February 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On February 23 there is a shopping trip to Walmart planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Individuals must be...

 
 News    January 31, 2017

When Tony Pankowski went to camp

My parents were both born on South Side. Tarr was from the Flats, Tony was from the Slopes. They met when they were teenagers at a Brashear dance around 1933-34 when she would have been 18 and he was...

 

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