Property Reserve details discussed on Mt. Wash.

Representatives from various community organizations educated Mt. Washington residents about the City of Pittsburgh Property Reserve and the importance of property recycling at last Thursday’s Mt....

Dedicated police unit, PED update at Forum

The Jan. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with a brief report from Kitty Vagley, from the Friends of South Side Park, on a new South Side Park accessible trail. City approvals, and then state approvals, need to be secured. The hope...

South Side Park Master Plan's phase 1 projects unveiled

A strategy for Phase 1 of the South Side Park Master Plan was unveiled on Jan. 15 at the Brashear Center. The Phase 1 project encompasses six acres located parallel to South 18th St. to the South 21St St. entrance to the park, and includes proposed...

City requesting contractor proposals for City Cuts lawn cutting program

The City of Pittsburgh is now accepting bids for the third year of its City Cuts lawn-cutting program. City Cuts began in 2018 through legislation introduced by Councilwoman Ther...

Free high school equivalency classes available at Goodwill

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is offering several opportunities for people who wish to improve their education. The agency is now enrolling for free adult education classes at locations on bus routes. “There’s so much more to enrolling...

Registration is now open for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful's Pick Up Pennsylvania, supporting the Great American Cleanup 

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has opened registration for the 2020 Pick Up Pennsylvania, an initiative supporting the Great American Cleanup. This annual event begins on March 1 and ends on May 31.  During this period, registered events can get free...

MWCDC awarded NPP program worth $600,000 from PA DCED

A multi-year grant award totaling $600,000 is expected to significantly aid Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) in rolling out their latest array of community development...

Free veterans' dinner at Concord Presbyterian Church

Concord Presbyterian Church has a free dinner for veterans and their families on the third Wednesday of every month. The dinner takes place from 5-7 p.m. RSVP is required by calling 412-882-1141 and leaving a message for Margaret Whisner. Upcoming...

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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...

What The Reporter means to me

The Reporter is a wonderful source for the latest news regarding the southern neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. I grew up in Knoxville, and moved to Mt. Washington when I was 14. I now live in Virginia, and work in DC. I have been here for about 30...

Mt. Oliver City group meets on January 23

The next meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group (MOC/SCCG) is set for Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue, at 7 p.m. Guest speakers include: Councilman...

Super Saturday: History Center to Host NFL PLAY 60 Training Camp

One week before fans watch pro football’s biggest game, the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Senator John Heinz History Center is challenging kids to get up and get active at the eighth annual NFL PLAY 60 Training Camp, sponsored by...

WHAA ball sign-ups in January and February

The WHAA will hold sign-ups for youth baseball and softball for the 2020 season. Sign-ups are scheduled for: January 25, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ream Recreation Center, 321 Merrimac Street, Mount...

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 case is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Pittsburgh Housing Development Corp., 111 Craighead Street, 18th Ward, Code...

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 28/20 on...

Mt. Oliver Housing Court

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 10:00 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • TM Properties, 265 Ormsby Avenue, Mt....

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