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Articles from the May 18, 2021 edition

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Chamber gets donation from GetGo for fire rebuilding effort

On May 11 GetGo Café + Market hosted an event to benefit the South Side Chamber of Commerce at its South Side location at 3247 East Carson Street. At the event, GetGo made a $2,500... — Updated 5/20/2021


Arrest made in February fire in S.S.

A joint investigation between the City's Fire Investigation Unit and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has resulted in the arrest of Christian Ross,... — Updated 5/20/2021


Arlington flea market, vendor and craft show

A Flea Market, Vendor and Craft Show will take place on May 23 at Academy Charter School (old Arlington School), 2500 Jonquil Way from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Arlington Civic Council is hosting the sale. Tables are $10 each and... — Updated 5/19/2021


Pittsburgh wins state environmental grant for new electric vehicles, including first electric bucket truck

The City of Pittsburgh has won a $160,000 state grant to purchase nine new vehicles for its electric vehicle fleet - including its first all-electric bucket truck for the... — Updated 5/19/2021


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... — Updated 5/19/2021


City of Pittsburgh gathering community input on 2022 Capital and Operating budgets

The Office of Mayor William Peduto, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Office of Community Affairs welcome residents to share their input on the City of Pittsburgh's 2022... — Updated 5/19/2021


Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania announces $200,000 region-wide "Give Back" voucher initiative for people in need

In response to the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on our region, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania will be providing a total of $200,000 in thrift store vouchers throughout its 17-county territory in southwestern... — Updated 5/19/2021


Pittsburgh wins state grant for EMS diesel exhaust system project

The City of Pittsburgh has won a state grant to supplement its placement of diesel exhaust removal systems in Emergency Medical Services stations.   The city announced plans in... — Updated 5/19/2021


Rep. Benham plans to introduce bill to allow local regulation of liquor licenses

Updates were the focus of the May 11 virtual general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). President Blake McLaren began the meeting detailing the ways... — Updated 5/19/2021


Parking revenue from South Side PED recovering

The May 11 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with news of a 25 percent increase in Parking Enhancement District (PED) revenue in April compared to a month earlier. The PED is the enforcement of South Side Flats... — Updated 5/19/2021

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

18th Street signals project will affect six intersections

The South Side Signal Project incorporating upgrades to five signaled intersections and adding another one in the 18th Street/Brownsville Road corridor was presented in a Zoom meeting for public comment last week by officials from... — Updated 5/19/2021


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