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 News    April 26, 2016 

Carrick Alumni Assoc. to honor two grads

The Carrick High Alumni Association will honor two members of the Class of 1966 as Distinguished Alumni on Sunday, May 22 at the 50th Anniversary Reunion luncheon of the class in the Grand Ballroom of the South Hills Country Club in Whitehall. Dr....

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

Sponsors, volunteers needed for home tour

The 25th Annual South Side Home Tour hosted by the South Side Community Council (SSCC) will take place on Saturday, May 14. The Community Council has three opportunities to help the 25th annual home tour continue to be a success. The first...

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

Hard hat tour of CLP-Knoxville will show public the renovations

With just a few months remaining until the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville reopens to the public, a preview for community members to tour the building and view the renovation progress. Area residents will have the opportunity on...

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

PA Resources Council to resume collecting TVs

A policy clarification by the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) allows the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) to resume collecting televisions at its five remaining hard-to-recycle events in 2016. “The good news is that residents ca...

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

'Summer of Learn and Earn' to employ 2,000 youths for second year

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County youths seeking summer jobs may apply for the region’s second “Summer of Learn and Earn” program. Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh and the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) have joined...

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

Citiparks Farmers' Markets will return beginning May 6

The main opening of the first four of seven Citiparks Farmers’ Markets will be the week of May. Three additional markets will open in June. The hours for the markets, and the charges for farmers and other vendors, will remain the same this year as...

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

City places a hold on its 2016 property tax appeals

Mayor William Peduto announced a moratorium has been placed on all 2016 property tax assessment appeals initiated by the City of Pittsburgh. This freeze comes in response to evidence that property values have been increasing in certain...

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

Online guide helps you sell the food you grow

Grow Pittsburgh, Penn State Extension, and Pittsburgh Food Policy Council have announced the launch of an online resource guide titled An Urban Grower’s Guide: Selling the Food You Grow in Pittsburgh. The goal of the guide is to encourage city...

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

Dispose of any unwanted prescription drugs safely

The Drug Enforcement Administration has scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Friday, April 29 at UPMC hospitals and on Saturday, April 30 at the Zone 3 Police Station, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The events provide an opportunity for...

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

Liberty Bridge Deck Replacement Phase 1A under way

Replacement work on the Liberty Bridge (Route 3069) began on Monday, April 25 at 5 a.m. “This launches the major work to upgrade the Liberty Bridge we have been planning for many years,” said District Executive Dan Cessna. “We appreciate...

 
 News    April 26, 2016 

PUC initiates safety investigation of 9th Street rail crossing in South Side

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has ordered an investigation into all safety-related issues involving a crossing in the City of Pittsburgh where 9th Street crosses two mainline tracks of CSX Transportation Inc. The Commission voted...

 
 News    April 19, 2016  
 News    April 19, 2016

Dare to be Green & Clean volunteers needed

Last year's Dare to be Green & Clean volunteers helped Vicki Thomas, a 13 year old 8th grader at Pittsburgh Classical Academy and a resident of the Hilltop, with her annual project. The...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

Resident input wanted for Next 3 Days

Next 3 Days (N3D), a showcase for emerging neighborhoods, is coming to Allentown and Mt. Washington June 17-19. An initiative of The Mayor’s Office, the Urban Redevelopment Authority and NEXTPittsburgh, Next 3 Days will not only showcase the...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

Annual Gettysburg Monuments Preservation Ball a success

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has declared the 13th annual Preservation Ball held recently in the Capitol Rotunda "a complete and unconditional success." Rep. Readshaw said this year's ball...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

Volunteers needed to help mulch Allentown garden

Volunteers are needed to help mulch the Allentown welcome gardens at the intersection of Arlington and Warrington avenues on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 9 a.m. The gardens, surrounding the Daily Mart, are annually mulched and maintained by the...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

City to provide free Wi-Fi at recreation, Healthy Active Living centers

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Recreation (Citiparks) and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance have announced free Wi-Fi will be installed in 22 City of Pittsburgh Community Recreation and Healthy Active Living...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

SHHS Class of '74's 60th birthday celebration

The South Hills High School Class of ’74 is planning a “60th Birthday Celebration” on Saturday, Aug 6 in South Park at the Buffalo Inn. Classmates will get together from noon to 8 p.m. to enjoy reminiscing and catching up. A catered dinner...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

Knoxville LifeSpan lists upcoming activites at center

LifeSpan Knoxville Senior Community Center, 320 Brownsville Road, has scheduled several activities in the upcoming weeks. A limited number of tickets are available for an April 24 trip to the Byham Theater to see a performance of “Grease.” A...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

St. Michael's Class of '66 hold reunion

The class of 1966 St. Michael’s High School is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their graduation the weekend of June 5. On Friday, June 3 they are planning a golf outing at the Lindenwood Golf Club in the morning and a reception at Claddagh’s...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

Pork Chop Dinner at Trinity

Trinity Lutheran Church in Mt. Oliver will host a Pork Chop Dinner Thursday, May 19, from 4-7 p.m. to eat in or take out. Tickets for the Pork Chop Dinner will be on sale Sunday, April 24 through May 10. All dinners must be pre-ordered by May 10....

 
 News    April 19, 2016

'Spirits Moving' workout at South Side Presbyterian

 The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to “Spirits Moving” Workout & Play in their gym on three Thursday evenings 7:30-8:30 p.m., starting April 21. Kathy Hamilton-Vargo plans to lead spiritual breath and movement disciplines,...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

Kindergarten registration now open at Pgh. Phillips

Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 is now registering children for kindergarten for the 2016-2017 school year. Kindergarten enrollment is open for South Side children that will be 5 years old by September 30, 2016. Benefits of registering early include:...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

Adult coloring, gardening events at Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church is holding two events in the coming week. True Colours – Adult Coloring will take place on Friday, April 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The free coloring event is designed to help adults handle stress and life’s everyday...

 
 News    April 12, 2016

Provide your input into URA's maintenance of vacant city lots

GTECH Strategies, in partnership with UrbanKind Institute (Dr. Jamil Bey), Fourth Economy Consulting, Pitt’s University Center on Social Urban Research (UCSUR), A. Phillip Randolph Institute, City Source Associaties, KRJ Contracting, Landforce,...

 

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