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Rachel Carson Bridge to be part of Light Up Night celebration

The Pittsburgh Bicentennial Steering Commission announced an innovative project envisioned as part of the city’s celebrations is moving forward. With financial support from Covestro, LLC and logistical support from Duquesne... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

City building, zoning information to become more accessible to public

The City of Pittsburgh is implementing a new mapping tool to make building permit and zoning information easy to search and view.  Legislation was introduced to Pittsburgh City Co... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Majority of guns recovered by police not carried by legal owners

Nearly 80 percent of perpetrators carrying a gun recovered by Pittsburgh Police were not the lawful owners, a strong indication that theft and trafficking are significant sources of firearms involved in crimes in southwest... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Free Sunday dinner for all Hilltop residents on Aug. 21

A free Sunday Dinner for all Hilltop residents will be held on Sunday, Aug. 21 at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Street beginning at 4 p.m. The dinner is hosted by the Beltzhoover Civic Association and St. Paul AME Church. For... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Allentown neighborhood meeting Aug. 9

The Allentown Community Development Corp., will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. at the Hilltop United Methodist Church, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. In addition to updates on neighborhood programs, the agenda... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Backpack give-a-way in S.S.

Lifestone Church will host a Free-Market Back to School Event on Sunday, Aug. 21 starting at 1 p.m. Backpacks and school supplies will be provided for the first 50 children in attendance from the community. Lifestone Church is at... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

San Rocco Day celebration Sun., Aug. 14 at Esser Plaza

The Annual San Rocco Day Festa sponsored by Sancta Maria Magdalena Western Orthodox Church will take place on Sunday, Aug. 14, Esser Plaza, 12th and East Carson streets, South Side. The day starts with Divine Liturgy at noon. From... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

MWCDC looking for a few good board members

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) is accepting applications for nomination to its board of directors. The MWCDC is governed by a board of directors elected by the organization’s members. The direct... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Drug disposal kiosk, Narcan now available in Allentown

Amsler Pharmacy has installed a drug disposal Take Back Kiosk at its’ East Warrington Avenue location. This kiosk will provide a safe and convenient way to dispose of unwanted, unused or expired prescriptions, including... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Shiloh St. entrance construction may disrupt traffic

The intersection of Shiloh Street and Grandview Avenue will be experiencing construction during the month of August. The MWCDC is in the process of building a gateway, arched... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Pierino Delli Bovi Jr. to Neely Nelson and Daniel Wade at 109 S. 22nd St. for $239,500. 17th Ward Keith Fryer to David Knaus at 1730 Merriman Court for $3,835,000. Henry Wells to Kyle Pelz at 98 Pius St. for $267,000.... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1021 E. Carson... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

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 8/1/2016

 

City of Pittsburgh Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, August 11, at 1:30 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge Richard King’s courtroom: • Jebun Neher, 401 Allen Street, 18th Ward, Code 307.1. • Fay Terry Lachoynne, 139... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Survey still open for area residents t provide input into South Side Park uses

Friends of the South Side Park (FSSP) is still accepting community input into the use of South Side Park. “Many people use and love South Side Park for many different reasons. We want to hear from each of those people, and from... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

Neighborhood Plan update presented to S.S. Planning Forum

The inclusion of the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSB&RA) as an organizational member of the South Side Planning Forum is “strongly” recommended in the draft “South Side Neighborhood Plan, Ninth Update.” The d... — Updated 8/1/2016

 

New bikers on the Hilltop

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