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Borough council learns of upcoming Mt. Oliver history book

Mt. Oliver Borough Council learned about an upcoming Mt. Oliver history book when author Renee King made a short presentation at the council's January public meeting. Ms. King... — Updated 1/25/2023

Mt. Oliver Borough January public business meeting

The Mt. Oliver Borough Council's January public business meeting featured the December report of the Mt. Oliver Fire Department (MOFD) along with a yearly wrap up from the fire... — Updated 1/25/2023

Long time executive director leaving Hilltop Alliance

After 10 years of steady growth and stable leadership, south Pittsburgh's Hilltop Alliance is now looking for a new executive director. Longtime executive director Aaron Sukenik... — Updated 1/17/2023

Kraus will not seek re-election

Pittsburgh City Councilperson, Bruce A. Kraus, has announced he will not be seeking re-election in the upcoming May primary. "I will be forever grateful to the constituency of the... — Updated 1/18/2023

Free Tax Prep program seeks to help 8,000 individuals receive refunds

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Free Tax Prep program is offering free in-person, hybrid and virtual tax preparation for individuals across the region. These services are available to residents in Allegheny, Butler,... — Updated 1/26/2023

Bob Charland to run for Pittsburgh City Council in District 3

Bob Charland has announced his decision to run for Pittsburgh City Council in District 3. Mr. Charland currently serves as chief of staff to Councilman Bruce Kraus, who has... — Updated 1/25/2023

Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Use myPATH to File 2022 PA Tax Returns

With the tax filing season opening, the Department of Revenue is encouraging taxpayers to use a free online option to file their Pennsylvania personal income tax returns. Taxpayers can visit mypath.pa.gov to file their PA tax... — Updated 1/25/2023

Armstrong Tunnels to close for part of Saturday morning

The inbound Armstrong Tunnel will close on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 6 a.m.-9 a.m. and the outbound tunnel will close 9 a.m. to noon. The closures are required for environmental testing prior to an upcoming project. During the... — Updated 1/25/2023

Over $170,000 in grants to combat campus sexual assault and violence in county

Senator Wayne Fontana has announced $170,600 in It’s On Us PA grants to combat sexual assault and violence at college campuses across the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. “Pittsburgh is home to some of the best... — Updated 1/17/2023

Hilltop Alliance is Seeking Interested applicants to be At-Large Board Member

The Board of Directors of the Hilltop Alliance is seeking interested applicants to fill an At-Large Board seat for a two-year term with a maximum of 5 two-year terms, beginning in... — Updated 1/17/2023

PWSA receives $13.4M in grants and low-interest loans from PENNVEST

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) was awarded a $9.7 million grant and $3.7 million in low-interest loans from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority... — Updated 1/17/2023

Mt. Oliver Borough Department reports from December

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough December 1-December 31: Public Safety 269 total calls for service for Mt. Oliver Police Department (MOPD) Drug Arrests: There were a total of 6 drug arrests during... — Updated 1/17/2023

New executive director to lead Pittsburgh Food Policy Council

After a national search, local community leader Joanna "Jo" Deming has been chosen to lead the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) into the next phase, succeeding founding ED... — Updated 1/17/2023

Nominations now open for Goodwill's Power of Work Awards

Nominations are now open for the 26th annual Power of Work Awards, hosted by Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The goal of the Power of Work Awards program is to recognize the extraordinary workforce development efforts of... — Updated 1/17/2023

Scott and Holmes lead Yellow Jackets to 140-124 victory in New Jersey

The Steel City Yellow Jackets traveled to New Jersey on last Saturday and provided one of the team's most consistent victories of the year. Ace Pippens' squad, currently ranked... — Updated 1/25/2023

Reddic leads Yellow Jackets to 150-108 win over Central Jersey

Steel City Yellow Jackets Co-Captain Tone Reddic, Sr. is playing like he didn't miss most of the first half of the season due to nagging injuries. The guard led Ace Pippens' squad... — Updated 1/17/2023

What The Reporter means to me - What about you?

Recently, I was sitting in a coffee shop having a conversation about what was happening with The South Pittsburgh Reporter. They had noticed, as most of our readers, the number of pages has gone down and we occasionally take a... — Updated 1/25/2023

COMMON VIOLATIONS

This is just a short working list of codes & “titles” and is not comprehensive or to be used for anything other than personal reference. All code books are available for purchase through the Bureau of Building Inspection if... — Updated 1/25/2023

Local Zoning Board hearing for January 19, 2023

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Board meetings are hosted on Zoom and streamed on YouTube Live on the Pittsburgh City Planning YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/planpghvideo. To join the Zoom webinar, use the... — Updated 1/17/2023

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