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Affordable housing takes many forms in South Pittsburgh

"Long-term affordable housing is the concept of having housing that is affordable for low and moderate income people on an ongoing basis," began Gordon Davidson, executive director of the Mount...

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City workers will begin to return to Downtown offices this week

City of Pittsburgh employees who have been working remotely will be returning to city offices in phases over the next several weeks, adhering to continued health safety precautions. "We are starting...

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South Side Summer Golf Classic will benefit Chamber's recovery

The South Side Chamber of Commerce and the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association will partner together again to present their 2021 South Side Summer Golf Classic to be held on Monday, Aug. 2, at...

$1.8 Million grant will enhance lending in underserved communities

 Landmarks Community Capital Corporation, a non-profit lending subsidiary of Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, has received a $1,825,000 grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of the federal government’s award of $1.25...

The 2021 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler returns in-person Nov. 7

Registration is officially open for the 2021 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler, which will be in person with a virtual option, allowing all runners to participate wherever they are. Participants can get excited for the in-person start line and...

BikePGH's Women and Non-Binary Bike Summit aims to break down barriers to bicycling

On Saturday, June 26, BikePGH will host the 8th Annual Women and Non-Binary Bike Summit presented by Dollar Bank. The Summit is a fun, one-day virtual event featuring live Zoom sessions on breaking down gendered barriers to bicycling, bike...

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PWSA customers invited to participate in Public Utility Commission public hearings

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will join the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) to hear public comment on its recent rate request. On April 13, 2021, they filed a...

Seniors urged to apply for the tax/rent rebate program

Eligible Pennsylvanians are urged to apply for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue recently announced the deadline to submit applications has been extended from June 30, to December 31. The...

Landslide closes Oporto St.

Oporto Street between Shamokin Street and Huron Street in the South Side Slopes neighborhood has been fully closed to all traffic indefinitely. The heavy rains last week have caused a landslide which necessitated the closure. Vehicular access to...

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Neighborhood Initiatives Fund will focus on Avenues of Hope

The application process for Round 3 of its Neighborhood Initiatives Fund (NIF) Program is open with applications due August 31. The NIF Program makes it easier for City of Pittsburgh communities to...

Concord Church flea markets

Concord Presbyterian Church in Carrick will hold flea markets with a food stand in July and September. The flea markets are planned for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays July 17 and September 18, outside and inside, at the church, 1907 Brownsville...

Wagner Street is closed for water line work

Pennsylvania American Water Company will close Wagner Street between Becks Run Road and Mountain Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh. The closure is slated to begin on Monday, June 21, and is expected to end in July 2021. It is required for...

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 week off. I explained...

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 more information is...

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Mt. Oliver Housing Court cases for July 20

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, July 20, at 10:00 a .m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Carl Heidkamp, 625 Margaret Street,...

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