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South Side updated on construction projects coming to community

The upcoming South Side infrastructure projects, and an update on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), were the focus of the Oct. 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Engineer Emily Gaspich, P.E., of the city’s Dept. of...

Mission Street Bridge, 18th Street corridor slated for improvments

The Oct. 9 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with elections. The slate of candidates approved unanimously was comprised of Jamie Balser, Blake McClaren, Donna Tarkett, Gavin Robb, Candice Gonzalez, and Kristin...

The faces tell the story in new South Side Mural: Tell Your Story

South Side used to be a place where a lot of artists came to, a place where they could thrive and create, says Steve Root of South Side Public Art. And he thinks it can be that place again. South...

Economic development, board members top wish list for reformed Carrick council

Both economic development and the demolition of the former St. Basil School top the “wish list” for Carrick residents, and the Carrick Community Council (CCC) is looking for new board members to help the organization achieve those goals....

AG leads fight to stop illegal robocalls and spoofing in PA

Leading a bipartisan coalition of 34 Attorneys General, Attorney General Josh Shapiro has called on the Federal Communications Commission to create new rules to allow telephone service providers to block more illegal robocalls being made to...

ChemFest at Science Center will be Out of This World

This year’s ChemFest will show visitors that “Chemistry is Out of This World”! This annual celebration of National Chemistry Week will be Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 at Carnegie Science Center, in partnership with the American...

Pop-up museum will highlight South Side's Carson Street history

In celebration of the 25th year of the historic designation of East Carson Street by the City of Pittsburgh, residents and friends of South Side came together at City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio on August 15 and heard storytellers share their...

Monthly special needs dances at Lebanon Presbyterian Church

The Circle of Friends, Pittsburgh are holding monthly special needs dances at the Lebanon Presbyterian Church 2800 Old Elizabeth Road, West Mifflin. The dances are on the fourth Friday of the month in Fellowship Hall from 7:30-10:00 p.m. The...

City seeks ways to increase women, minority firefighters

The City of Pittsburgh is looking for ways to increase the numbers of qualified women and minority firefighter candidates, and is asking for insights from workplace experts. The city issued a Request For Information last month to find creative...

PRC hosting vermicomposting, recycling workshops this fall

Pennsylvania Resources Council workshops taking place at locations in Allegheny County this fall will include a new “Recycling Awareness Workshop” and vermiculture (worm composting) classes. To register for a PRC workshop, visit...

Mt. Oliver Boro Trick-or-Treat on October 31

Mt. Oliver Borough Trick or Treat hours are from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Halloween evening, Wednesday, Oct....

Trunk-or-Treat in South Side on October 27 at Lifestone

LifeStone Church is hosting a Trunk-Or-Treat on October 27 from 5-7 p.m.  Dozens of cars will be decorated and giving out candy in the safely gated parking lot. Family and friends are invited for a fun night with games, hot dogs and refreshments....

Real estate transfers for issue of October 16

16th Ward Frank Joseph Phillips Jr. to Frank Joseph Phillips Jr. and Mary Capozzoli at 105 S. 21st St. for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $5,472). Frank Joseph Phillips Jr. to...

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 1:00 p.m. in Municipal District Judge James Motznik's Courtroom: • Evelyn Hawk, 208 Kearsarge Street, 19th Ward, Code...

Mt. Oliver Housing Court

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 18, at 10:30 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Clement Okoye, 200 Quincy Avenue, Mt....

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 259/18 on...

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