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Articles from the May 4, 2021 edition

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 News    May 4, 2021 

Goodwill recruiting fathers to participate in new FIRE program

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is looking for fathers who want to improve the parenting, relationship, and communication skills they need to be involved, responsible, and committed fathers. The organization’s new FIRE program helps fathers...

 

EMS, fire, and police responded to a car over a hillside in South Side Slopes

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a call for a vehicle over the hillside in the 2800 block of Patterson Street around 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 29. When first responders arrived, they...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

City announces investments in OnePGH Plan

Mayor William Peduto has released the OnePGH plan, which addresses long-standing challenges facing Pittsburgh through a new partnership with city nonprofits, and by building upon existing...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

Legislation allows LGBTQIA+ businesses to register with the City of Pittsburgh's procurement platform 

City of Pittsburgh Council members Erika Strassburger and Bruce Kraus have introduced legislation allowing LGBTQIA+ businesses to specifically register with the City of Pittsburgh's procurement...

 

Vaccine provider map shows vaccine clinic locations throughout the county

With vaccine becoming more plentiful in the county, residents now have the option of considering locations closer to their home or workplace to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To make that process easier for the public, Allegheny County has worked with...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

Fontana home-ownership initiative cleared for full-Senate vote

An initiative originally introduced by state Sens. Wayne Fontana and Bob Mensch to boost first-time home ownership has cleared a key committee and is headed again to the full Senate for a vote. The...

 

Ideas, wish list for Berg Place told to elected officials

The April 22 public meeting of the Carrick Community Council (CCC) featured discussion with City Councilman Anthony Coghill and State Rep. Jessica Benham on what the community would like for developme...

 

Abandoned vehicles on the Hilltop are the object of police towing blitz

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police launched a blitz on April 27 to remove abandoned vehicles from city streets, beginning in the Hilltop neighborhoods of Allentown, Beltzhoover, Carrick, Arlington Height...

 

Mt. O. City updates at Zoom meeting

Crime statistics, urban farm news, and the Dept. of Public Works' 4th Division site update were among the topics at the April 27 Spring Meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group....

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

Battle of the Block Watches results in a cleaner South Side

On Saturday, April 24, Representative Jessica Benham (D-Allegheny), partnered with the South Side Community Council's Block Watch team and Thick Bikes to host what may anecdotally be the largest...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

Allentown Senior Center celebrating with free plants

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center, Inc. will celebrate “Older Americans Month” in May with a gift for their participants. A small plant will be available for pick up on Mondays in May while supplies last from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police releases online version of 2020 Annual Report

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has released its 2020 Annual Report.  "As we know, 2020 was a challenging year on many levels, for our country, for our communities, and for law enforcement. Between t...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

South Side Presbyterian opens for in-person services

The South Side Presbyterian Church after many months of gathering remotely only has resumed in-person worship services at its historic building at the corner of S. 20th and Sarah streets. Each Sunday...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

Concord Presbyterian hosts election day spaghetti dinner

An Election Day spaghetti dinner will be held on May 18 at the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road. The take-out only dinner includes salad, spaghetti, breadsticks and dessert and will...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

Online campaign finance reports now available

The Allegheny County Elections Division has announced it now has an online option for candidates, political committees and contributing lobbyists that are required to disclose contributions and expenditures. The link to the online form is available...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

Concord Presbyterian hosting an outdoor flea market May 22

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold an outdoor Flea Market and Food Stand on May 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1907 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Spots/tables are available for $10 by calling 412-882-1141. RSVP by May 10...

 

Open enrollment at Concord PreK-5

Pittsburgh Concord PreK-5 is now accepting students for the 2021-22 school year during the open enrollment period. Parents or guardians with children 5 years of age by September 30 may be able to register their child regardless of feeder pattern or...

 

Mt. Oliver Housing Court case for May 18

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13, at 10:30 a .m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Phomy Enterprises, 307 Church Avenue,...

 

Zoning Board hearings for May 13

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:...

 
 News    May 4, 2021 

Workshops will gain input for South Hills Junction

Virtual public workshops are planned to identify opportunities supported by the Port Authority and local community for the South Hills Junction. The workshops, on Monday, May 10, will inform a station area plan including: Transit Oriented...

 

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...

 

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 Opinion    May 4, 2021 

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...

 

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