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Gas line work coming to Slopes

The May 10 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured details of the upcoming pipeline replacement project in the Slopes by Peoples Natural Gas. The targeted areas are: Stella St.; Barry St.; top of Mission...

 

Hilltop kids learn about orienteering at Slopes program in South Side Park

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), partnered with The Birmingham Foundation, the Brashear Association and the Western PA Orienteering Club, to hold its first youth orienteering...

 

Slopes association will survey area residents concerning neighborhood

The January 19 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured a neighborhood survey, update on trail signs in South Side Park, and news on renovations at the Giant Eagle on Wharton St.  The meeting was...

 

Coalition works to end the violence in South Pittsburgh

Concerned with escalating violence in South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, the South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace (SPCP) recently convened a town hall meeting to draw awareness to the problem. Moderated by Rev. Eileen Smith, the forum included faith...

 

Brashear serves record number of families during the holiday season

The Brashear Association continues to set new records for service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past six years, Brashear has consistently provided a greater level of food assistance and toys to more families and...

 

Coat drive keeps Hilltop kids warm as colder winter weather approaches

As cold winter weather approached Dr. Jamil Bey from Pgh Works met with Birmingham Foundation executive director Mark Bibro along with Janae Dandridge and Jennifer Tyler, counselors at Pittsburgh...

 

Spike in violence among area youth challenges groups

Richard Carrington sacrificed spending the Thanksgiving holiday with his family to help relocate a young man from Pittsburgh whose life was in danger due to the growing violence in the Hilltop neighborhoods. Mr. Carrington is the founder and...

 

Brashear collecting toys, food for Christmas

The Brashear Association is turning to its friends and neighbors, once again, to help make Christmas brighter for children and families throughout South Pittsburgh. The Association, a South Pittsburgh community services agency, collects toys and...

 

Mother asks for justice in the shooting of her young sons

Amanda McKnight was putting Christmas gifts away Sunday evening, Nov. 1 when an unknown man entered her Hays Avenue home in Mount Oliver and shot and killed her 11-year-old son David McIntyre and wounded his 16-year-old brother, Christopher “CJ...

 

Slopes residents ask police commander about public safety issues

The October 13 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with the new Zone 3 commander, Karen Dixon, introducing herself and answering attendees’ questions. For the last five years, she has worked on the Zone...

 

Flagpole, urban farm projects moving forward in Mt. O. City

The Sept. 24 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch featured updates on the flagpole at the intersection of Mountain Ave. and Wagner St.; the project at the corner of Mountain and Fisher streets; and the proposed urban farm on the...

 

Energy, money saving workshops in So. Side

Conservation Consultants Inc. (CCI) is offering a three-session workshop series on Energy for area residents at The Ann Jones Gerace Center, formerly Conservation Consultants Inc., 64 S. 14th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. The workshops, held on Wedne...

 

Task force sponsors emergency preparedness fair

The Minority Emergency Preparedness Task Force (MEPTF), in collaboration with the Housing Authority of the City of the Pittsburgh (HACP), sponsored an Emergency Preparedness Day Fair on September 11 in recognition of Preparedness Month. The event...

 

Slopes association receives $15K grant for South Side Park

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) has received a $15,000 grant from The Birmingham Foundation for continued development in South Side Park, located off Mission Street in the South Side Slopes. The grant will fund projects with a...

 

Local teens reveal their goals in CLP-Knoxville laptop contest

When Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville announced plans to renovate the library and temporarily close the branch for the $3.2 million update, teen specialist Brandi Cox , a Knoxville resident, wondered what the neighborhood teens would do...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 9, 2015

Haberman, McKinley Park plans moving forward

Hilltop residents had their first opportunity to view the preliminary work of Pfaffmann + Associates on developing a Master Plan for McKinley Park and a Haberman Corridor Study following an April...

 

Ready Freddy teaming with Arlington PreK-2 to improve the attendance of kindergarteners

Starting this fall, parents of children attending kindergarten at Arlington PreK-2 are receiving friendly supportive calls when their children are absent from school, through a partnership between...

 

Next South Pittsburgh leaders will hold event on Hilltop

The third wave of Next Neighborhood Leaders, Next Neighborhood Leaders South Pittsburgh, will hold Our Next South Pittsburgh an event bringing together community leaders and residents of South Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 18. The event is slated for...

 

State DCED officals stop on Hilltop during regional road tour

Officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) brought their roadshow of southwestern Pennsylvania to the Hilltop last week to meet with Mount Oliver Borough...

 

SHIP grant program will help veteran homeowners in city

Mayor William Peduto has announced The Home Depot Foundation will provide $200,000 to Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh, a partner with the city’s Sustainable Home Improvement Partnership (SHIP), to expand services to support 28 veterans’ home...

 

Submit youth activities to Birmingham Foundation

The Birmingham Foundation would like to include local groups’ information for a Summer Fun in the South 2014 guide to youth and teen programs in South Pittsburgh to be published in early June. The deadline for information to be included is May 16....

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 8, 2014

CLP Pop-up begins its transformation into ALEC

When the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh opened the CLP Pop-Up in the fall of 2012 in Allentown it was intended to "pop-up" in the neighborhood and at the end of March 2014 it would pack up and...

 

Keener sworn in, collections up in Mt. Oliver Boro

The Jan. 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver council began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in Barbara Keener to a two-year term on council. She fills a vacancy created because Vanessa Talley, who was on the November ballot and won, no longer lives in the...

 

Brashear sets a new record for service during holiday campaign

The Brashear Association, a South Pittsburgh community service agency, set a new record of service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past five years, Brashear has consistently provided a greater level of food...

 

'New' is the word of the day for Mt. Oliver Council

“New” was the focus of the Dec. 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver council: the borough’s new monthly newsletter; and for 2014: a new garbage service, four new full-time police officers, and two new council members. The evening began with Mayor James Cas...

 

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