South Pittsburgh Reporter - Serving South Pittsburgh Since 1939

Alliance in line to receive Housing Opportunity Funding

The Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) Advisory Board voted last week to recommend the URA Board of Directors approve a resolution supporting affordable housing units in the Hilltop. The HOF agreement...

Block watch members learn techniques for treating life-threatening bleeding

Zone 3 residents received training on the proper way to recognize and treat life-threatening bleeding at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch at 25 Carrick Avenue. The “Stop the Bleed” program is an hour-long session...

Save the date for annual Slovakia at Eastertime

Save the date and mark your calendar to experience a bit of Slovakia at Eastertime on Pittsburgh’s South Side. On Saturday, April 13, 2019, Prince of Peace Parish will host the 29th Annual Slovak Mass and Easter Customs Breakfast. The celebration...

Registration open for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful's 15th Annual Great American Cleanup of Pennslyvania

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has announced registration for the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA is open. This annual event begins on March 1 and ends on May 31. During this period, registered events can get free trash bags, gloves, and safety...

Business networking event for Black History Week

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh is hosting Connections: A Black History Month Networking Event on February 21, 4:30-7 p.m. at 412 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. At this free networking event there will be information...

UPMC AG announces legal action to modify UPMC consent degrees

Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed a petition in Commonwealth Court to modify the consent decrees governing the relationship between UPMC and Highmark, two of the largest health care providers and insurers in the western Pennsylvania market....

URA to boost One Step program for businesses

The Urban Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors will consider a resolution this week that will help small businesses become more accessible to all customers. The board will vote to waive the URA’s Storefront Renovation Program (SRP)...

Peduto administration proposing changes to towing procedures in city

Mayor William Peduto’s administration has issued a request for proposals to bring safety and customer protections to towing procedures for vehicles involved in accidents on city streets.  Under the proposal, only one towing company would be...

Lincoln is next topic at the Retired Men's Group

The Retired Men’s Luncheon Group welcomes retirees to their Thursday, March 21 luncheon with guest speaker Jack Puglisie. Mr. Puglisie’s topic for the luncheon will be Abraham Lincoln. Cost is $8, payable at the door, for the luncheon which...

URA asks for input on HOF allocation plan

The Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) Department is hosing a series of community meetings open to all City of Pittsburgh residents. The meetings will focus on gathering community feedback regarding the 2018 HOF...

City launching Dolly Parton Book Gifting Program with foundation support

Mayor William Peduto’s administration plans to launch a free book program for children from birth to age 5 with support from the Benter Foundation. Legislation has been introduced to Pittsburgh City Council to accept $250,000 from the foundation...

Allentown community meeting

The next Allentown Community Development Corp. community meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue beginning at 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes presentations on ioby crowd funding and from...

Carrick council to ratify bylaws at Feb. 25 meeting

The Carrick Community Council (CCC) will hold its first public meeting of 2019 on Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., at 25 Carrick Avenue. Focus of the meeting will be on the ratifying of the bylaws. Other topics include introductions of the newly elected...

South Watch meeting is February 13 at Brashear

The February South Watch meeting will take place at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, Wednesday, Feb. 13 at noon. There will be reports from various city departments, Zone 3 police, Duquesne University and state offices. The mission of South...

Carrick ball sign-ups begin

Carrick Youth Athletic Association - CYAA will be holding sign-ups for this coming 2019 Baseball - Softball – T-Ball season. All sign-ups will be held at the Phillips Recreation Center on: Saturdays, February 9, February 23, March 9 and March...

South Side AA adds more ball sign ups on Feb. 18, 21

The South Side Athletic Association has added registration dates for girls and boys baseball and softball for ages 6 - 18. Additional registration will be held on February 18 and 21 from 6-8 p.m. at the Arlington Recreation Center, 2201 Salisbury...

Final sign ups for WHAA ball will be February 23

Final call for sign up for the W.H.A.A. and the Mount Washington Athletic Association's 2019 Baseball and Softball season is February 23. Boys and girls ages 4 to 19 are welcome to sign up, although...

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...

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Frank Ciavarra, 459 Norton Street, 19th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Kevin Kuczma,...

Mt. Oliver Housing Court

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 10:00 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Christopher Lacher, 315 Jacob Street,...

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 02/16/2019 11:15