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 News    June 19, 2018 

Annual South Side Home Tour is this Saturday with Neighborhood Art Walk

The 27th annual South Side Home Tour will take place this Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ten houses will showcase South Side’s diverse living spaces – single family homes, condos - with a view and without - on the Flats, Slopes and...

 
 News    June 19, 2018 

Dairy District summer events

The Carrick Dairy District will host several upcoming community activities this summer. A Neighborhood Flea Market will be held on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Historic Dairy District...

 
 News    June 19, 2018 

MWCDC is recruiting new Board Members

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) is currently accepting nominations for its 2018 Board Elections. Those interested in serving on the Board of Directors may get more information on n the MWCDC web-site at https://mwcdc.or...

 
 News    June 19, 2018 

Grandview Planting Day is on June 23

Volunteers are welcome to help during Grandview Park Planting Day on Saturday, June 23. Those interested in helping should meet at the park at 9 a.m. and bring their own gardening gloves. Water and light snacks will be provided....

 
 News    June 19, 2018 

City launches grass-cutting program for seniors, veterans and the disabled

The City of Pittsburgh has launched City Cuts, a free grass cutting program for seniors 62 years or older, veterans, and those with a disability who reside in the City of Pittsburgh. Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith piloted the program in District...

 
 News    June 19, 2018 

Free child care approved for city employees and community events

Mayor William Peduto signed legislation approved last week by Pittsburgh City Council to provide free, on-site child care for city employees and those attending designated community events.  The legislation will cover the costs of child care at...

 
 News    June 19, 2018 

WIC will be distributing checks for Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) has started distributing Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. Each eligible participant will receive $20 worth of FMNP checks for the summer for purchasing Pennsylvania-grown fresh fruits and...

 
 News    June 19, 2018 

ChamberChoice has insurance options and more for small businesses

Craig Pritts of JRG Associates presented on ChamberChoice programs at the June 14 South Side Chamber of Commerce luncheon at South Side Barbecue Company. In 1991, chambers of commerce in western Pennsylvania formed the Chambers of Commerce Service...

 

Hilltop dinner canceled

June’s Feed the Community dinners hosted by the Beltzhoover Civic Association have been canceled. The next regularly scheduled Feed the Community free dinner for all Hilltop residents will be on July 15 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 400 Orchard...

 

South Side library June activities

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- South Side has a June full of activities planned for children, teens and adults. Children’s activities include: Storytime: Family Fun on Thursdays, June 21 and 28. Bring the whole family for books, songs and rhymes....

 

June activities at the Knoxville library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Knoxville has weekly events for kids all summer. Storytime: Family Fun happens every Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. Bring the whole family for books, songs and rhymes. Through the joy of reading, children will expand...

 
 By Austin Vaught    News    June 12, 2018

Recovery homes to display inspection certificates

Addiction recovery homes in Carrick and across the region will begin to voluntarily display certificates indicating they’ve received inspection and the proper operating procedures are in place. While mandatory inspections for recovery homes in Penn...

 

A Taste of Allentown expands to include nine area venues

The second annual Taste of Allentown is right around the corner on June 15. Last year’s Taste of Allentown featured seven neighborhood restaurants and caterers, this year’s food tour has expanded to nine stops with a variety of foods. “Last...

 

NPOs can apply for PA Fresh Paint Days

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is accepting applications for their 2018 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania, a program designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need into something be...

 

Prepared Pittsburgh classes are open to all city residents

Prepared Pittsburgh, a series of resilience and preparedness resources open to all city residents has been announced by the City of Pittsburgh. Prepared Pittsburgh aims to help neighborhoods better face climate-related risks and ongoing stresses...

 

Allentown CDC sponsoring vintage market in Grandview

Kinsey Vintage Market @ Grandview Park, a variety of antique, vintage and artisan vendors, will take place in Grandview Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 30. The market, in cooperation with the Allentown CDC, will also feature live music with Gone...

 

Gavel Club achieves APOST designation

Gavel Club of Toastmasters Carrick PA, https://bit.ly/2HC0Xbz, recently became a Quality Campaign with Allegheny Partners for Out-of-School Time (APOST). The Gavel Club is a free program for youth in Grades 6-12 in which they practice skills to...

 

Two more Hard-To-Recycle events coming during June

The Pennsylvania Resources Council will host two Hard-To-Recycle Collection events to accept e-waste, cell phones, tires and more in June: • Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Bethel Park High School. • Saturday, June 30, from 9 a.m....

 

DHS is collecting new sports equipment for Holiday Project

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is collecting new sports equipment – baseballs, basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, hockey sticks, helmets and pads, rackets, and outdoor games for the Holiday Project, which provides meaningful holiday...

 

June 8 is next Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop free produce distribution

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, June 8. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fres...

 

Phillips Park Friends meet June 19, free yoga June 10

The next meeting of the Friends of Phillips Park will be on Tuesday, June 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Phillips Park and Recreation Center, 201 Parkfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Upcoming events at the park include Free Outdoor Yoga planned for 11 a.m....

 

South Sider recognized on 2018 'Super Lawyers' list

Pittsburgh law firm Meyer, Unkovic & Scott has announced that Super Lawyers® has named Ron Hicks to the 2018 list of top attorneys in Pennsylvania. Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters...

 

ACHD will treat catch basins to combat mosquito breeding

The Allegheny County Health Department will be treating storm water catch basins in selected areas of Pittsburgh to combat the breeding of mosquitos that can be a nuisance and potentially spread diseases such as West Nile virus. The treatments will...

 

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