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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... — Updated 1/30/2020


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... — Updated 1/25/2020


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,... — Updated 1/23/2020


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... — Updated 1/22/2020


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... — Updated 1/22/2020


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,... — Updated 1/22/2020


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 d... — Updated 1/22/2020


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... — Updated 1/22/2020


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... — Updated 1/22/2020


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... — Updated 1/22/2020


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... — Updated 1/22/2020


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... — Updated 1/20/2020


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... — Updated 1/20/2020


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