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UPMC puts plans for S.S. hospital building on hold

Updates on COVID-19's local impact was the focus of the combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on July 28. The meeting was held as a Zoom video conference. It began with an...

Police community engagement unit focuses on needs in the neighborhood

A presentation on the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police (PBP) Community Outreach Office (COO) highlighted the July 20 virtual meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The group's Zoom video...

Black Women for a Better Education to host virtual town hall

Black Women for a Better Education will host a virtual town hall entitled, We Demand a Better Education for Pittsburgh’s Children, on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 6pm via Zoom (register at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwrduqqqTIqG9...

Senator Costa to introduce Cap and Invest bill for Pennsylvania

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. has introduced Senate Bill 15, creating a "Cap and Invest" program for the state's electric power sector, along with the support of 17 cosponsors. "The...

Water line break closes 15th Street

Traffic restrictions in South Side as part of the East Carson Street project will be extended until further notice. Due to a water main break on South 15th Street, the roadway will be closed around-the-clock until further notice between East Carson...

Pennsylvania to provide postage-paid return envelopes with mail and absentee ballots 

The Pennsylvania Department of State will provide funding for postage so all eligible voters can return their mail-in and absentee ballots at no cost to the voter for the 2020 general election.  “Our goal is to make voting as accessible, safe,...

Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS receives American Heart Association Elite Status Award

For the third year running, the Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS was honored with the American Heart Association's 2020 Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award; the highest level. The...

City of Pittsburgh has been awarded over $4.6M in grants so far in 2020

The City of Pittsburgh has been awarded $4,636,819 in grants from federal and state agencies and national and local foundations so far in 2020. Grant monies are being used to support specific...

Next Fresh Fridays Grab-N-Go will be on August 14

The next Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will again pass out pre-boxed food on Friday, August 14 at St. John Vianney Church parking lot in Allentown....

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...

Knoxville Community Council meets by Zoom on Aug. 6

The Knoxville Community Council will meet on Zoom on Thursday, Aug. 6, 6 p.m. The agenda includes reports on: A Back-to-school Backpack Distribution. Details will be discussed during the meeting.;...

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...

Mt. Oliver Housing Court cases for August 18

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases have been rescheduled to Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 10:00 a .m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • David Winkowski, 663 Margaret...

Zoning Board hearings for August 6

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Board meetings will be 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 link:...

Mt. Oliver Housing Court cases for September 1

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 10:30 a .m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Grandma Roses Properties, 222 Locust...

Zoning Board hearings for August 20

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Board meetings will be 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 link:...

Mt. Oliver Housing Court cases for September 15

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 10:30 a .m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • CHOG Properties, 412 Carl Street,...

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