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Block watch bands live streaming of monthly community meetings

The first order of business for the October meeting of the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch was an announcement by block watch leadership that there would be no recording or live streaming of the block watch’s meetings, on Facebook or any other...

Tobacco cessation health fair slated for Nov. 15 at the SS Market House

A tobacco cessation health fair will be available to the public on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the South Side Market House, 202 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. The public is welcome learn more about topics including: smoking,...

Free Thanksgiving dinner on Hilltop November 15

The Beltzhoover Civic Association is offering a free Thanksgiving Feast for any Hilltop resident. The feast will be on Sunday, Nov. 18 beginning at 4 p.m. in the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard...

City will hold biannual curbside yard waste collection on Nov. 17

The City of Pittsburgh will conduct its second special biannual curbside yard waste collection on Saturday, Nov. 17. Resident participation in this program supports the effort to sustaining a...

Shop South Side on Nov. 24 for Small Business Saturday

The Historic South Side Business District welcomes everyone to shop at small businesses in the South Side on November 24, Small Business Saturday.  Come for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Enjoy an ice cream, pretzel, milkshake, or fudge?...

Amy Schrempf announces candidacy for District 3

South Side resident Amy R. Schrempf has announced her candidacy for Pittsburgh City Council District 3. Since 2002, Ms. Schrempf has been a practicing attorney with offices on East Carson Street....

Spaghetti dinner benefits Concord Church

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on November 17 from 4-7 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. For more information, call 412-882-1141. The Concord Presbyterian Church is at 1907...

Readshaw Funeral Home is a drop-off site for Toys for Tots

Readshaw Funeral Home is again a drop-off site for the Toys for Tots program. Those interested in dropping off a new unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots program, may leave them at Readshaw’s Funeral Home, 1503 Brownsville Road, from 9:30 a.m. to...

URA to issue RFP on affordable housing gap

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh is set to issue a request for proposals for developers and non-profits to apply for funding to create and preserve affordable housing in the city.  This is the first RFP to be issued on expenditures...

Concord Christmas breakfast is December 1

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Christmas Breakfast on December 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost of the breakfast is $5 and includes pancakes, egg and sausage. There will also be crafts and a visit from Santa For more information, call...

Early Bird tickets on sale for Mittens & Mingles

The sixth annual Mittens & Mingles benefitting the South Side Welcome Center and The Brashear Association takes place on December 6 at Clear Story Studio. The retro-chic celebration highlights...

Greenleaf St. reopens after landslide, more work still needs to be completed

In mid-February of this year, Pittsburgh experienced one of the largest and most impactful landslides within the city in recent memory. Tons of soil material came down from Mount Washington, overtopping Greenleaf Street and causing the temporary...

Not in my backyard

In The South Pittsburgh Reporter (Family Healing Center is being proposed for the former Mt. Oliver school building on Hays Avenue, October 23, 2018), CEO of Auberle Family Healing Center John Lydon made a few statements that I would like to...

Attend the zoning hearing

As a member of Council, I am encouraging all residents to attend the Zoning hearing, requested by Auberle Family Healing Center. The hearing will be held at the Boro Bldg, 105 Brownsville Rd, on November 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. At this time...

Family Healing Center will be good for borough

There are few homes on the Hilltop that haven’t been touched by drugs with a son, daughter, brother, sister, mother, father or friend. Drug addiction can be particularly tough on a family with young children. Auberle is proposing a...

CCC meeting, elections Nov. 14

The Carrick Community Council (CCC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. at Concord School, 2350 Brownsville Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. New board members will be elected by Carrick Community Council members present at the...

Women's Advocacy group meets in Knoxville

A Women’s Advocacy Group, provided by Women’s Center and Shelter, is meeting at the Knoxville Library, 400 Brownsville Road, every Thursday from 1-2:30 p.m. Topics for the group include: Healthy relationships, self-esteem, safety, anger,...

Knoxville CC will hold a public forum on Nov. 14

The Knoxville Community Council (KCC) will hold a public forum on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road. The agenda will include a discussion on Understanding of Sexual Harassment with Carrie Benson from...

Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair open meeting is Nov. 15

Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. The meeting is earlier this month because of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Councilman Bruce Kraus/or...

South Hills Chorale Christmas concert on Dec. 14

Sound the Pipes! A wee nod to Scotland opens the South Hills Chorale's annual holiday concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington...

Real estate transactions for issue of Nov. 13, 2018

17th Ward James Jancosko to Oakdale Development LLC at 1318 E. Carson St. for $170,000. William Hoffman to Chris Boehm at 2019 Jane St. for $199,500. William Andrew Gadd et al. to Xi Wang at 1710...

Boro zoning hearing rescheduled

The Mt. Oliver Borough Zoning Hearing Board has re-scheduled the following public hearings to Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM, 150 Brownsville Road: 326-328 Hays Ave. — Application by AHI Development for Use by Special Exception for use as...

Mt. Oliver Zoning Board

The Mt. Oliver Borough Zoning Hearing Board has re-scheduled the following public hearings to Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM, 150 Brownsville Road: 326-328 Hays Ave. — Application by AHI Development for Use by Special Exception for use as...

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Robert Carr, 425 Eureka Street, 18th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Duke Realty...

Mt. Oliver Housing Court

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15, at 10:30 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Donald Vietmeier, 117 Margaret Street,...

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing 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 289/18 on...

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