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21st Street gets $500,000 state grant

State Rep. Harry Readshaw announced a state grant of $500,000 to aid in the reconstruction on the S. 21st Street corridor. Rep. Readshaw said the grant will be used to reconstruct a portion of S. 21st Street from E. Carson Street to South Side Park....

 

Learn about block watches at KCC November meeting

Knoxville residents, home owners and renters, are invited to join the Knoxville Community Council (KCC) Monthly Meeting, Thursday, Nov. 7, 6 p.m., at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. Guest...

 

New public art project installation completed in Upper McKinley Park

The City of Pittsburgh, Office of Mayor William Peduto joined the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, key stakeholders, and members of the community for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the...

 

Parks Conservancy at Knoxville Council

The Knoxville Community Council will hear from the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy at its monthly meeting on October 3, 6 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The agenda...

 

Brashear receives $1 million from state RACP for new Hilltop center

In a meeting with Senator Jay Costa and State Representative Harry Readshaw on August 1, representatives from The Brashear Association received news the South Pittsburgh social service non-profit was...

 

State announces millions in grants for South Pittsburgh, city projects

State Senators Jay Costa and Wayne D. Fontana announced millions in state grants for Pittsburgh development projects. “These state dollars will support and speed up progress on innovative projects that will help create jobs, attract investment and...

 

EDS hires new executive director

Economic Development South has hired a new executive director. Joey-Linn Ulrich started with EDS in May. Prior to joining EDS, Ms. Ulrich served as the executive director of Venture Outdoors where...

 

Historic designation, E. Carson task forces discussed at Forum

A nomination of a South Side structure for historic designation, and updates on the East Carson St. business district strategy and the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), were the focus of the May 14 meeting of the South Side Planning...

 

Knoxville Community Council monthly meeting is on May 2

The Knoxville Community Council (KCC) will meet on Thursday, May 2 at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The agenda includes a variety of speakers providing information and...

 

South Side, Mt. Oliver projects receive $750,000 in state funding

Transportation projects in Mt. Oliver and South Side that will improve two important local roadways will receive state support. When completed, the projects will improve vehicular and pedestrian access to local businesses and commercial districts,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 19, 2019

Hugh Brannan has influenced more than Brashear during his 36-year career

Sitting in Brashear's Museum Room, where much of South Side's history took place over the last 36 years and the Association's namesake is chronicled, it seemed appropriate Hugh Brannan was discussing...

 

Planning Forum updated on status of outpatient center

Updates on the East Carson St. business district strategy, UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center, and the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED) were presented at the Jan. 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. On Jan. 24, from 6-8 p.m....

 

Bruce Kraus announces run for new term

City of Pittsburgh Council President Bruce Kraus has formally announced his intentions to run for another four-year term in District 3. The long-time South Side resident cited a desire to continue work to make South Pittsburgh communities “safe,...

 

Tax credits will benefit residents of Mt. Oliver

Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, announced that $280,000 in state tax credits under the Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) were awarded, benefitting more than 11,000 residents. The funding supports Economic Development South, a community...

 

Carson business district studied, now a plan will be formulated

Funding has not yet been sought for an East Carson Street business district plan as a plan has not yet been developed. That was one of many takeaways from the December 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Josette Fitzgibbons, neighborhood...

 

Care facility main topic again at boro council meeting

The proposal to turn the former Mt. Oliver School building on Hays Avenue into a health and care giving facility operated by the human service agency Auberle was again the main topic at the Nov. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council. The proposal...

 

URA has resources for small businesses in South Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) held a “stop in and talk” event at the South Side Chamber of Commerce’s Welcome Center on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 30. At least half a dozen...

 

Economic development, board members top wish list for reformed Carrick council

Both economic development and the demolition of the former St. Basil School top the “wish list” for Carrick residents, and the Carrick Community Council (CCC) is looking for new board members to help the organization achieve those goals. Interim...

 

Mission Street Bridge, 18th Street corridor slated for improvments

The Oct. 9 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with elections. The slate of candidates approved unanimously was comprised of Jamie Balser, Blake McClaren, Donna Tarkett, Gavin Robb, Candice Gonzalez, and Kristin...

 

S.S. Planning Forum history, mission and purpose explained

The history and function of the South Side Planning Forum and the South Side Neighborhood Plan were at the heart of the special annual meeting of the Planning Forum on Sept. 11. There were also brief updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement...

 

Commooo-nity dinner on Thursday at Dairy District

Ring in the new school year at the Carrick Dairy District Pavilion. Join neighbors and friends for a free "Comm-ooo-nity" celebration including dinner, music, and event pictures with the Turners...

 

Group proposes youth programs in Knoxville

The next bi-monthly public forum of the Knoxville Community Council will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 400 Orchard Place. The agenda includes an introduction of the Venture Outdoors program with Economic...

 

Flea market at Dairy District

Join the Historic Carrick Dairy District, Economic Development South, and Turner's Dairy as they host a flea market on Saturday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Carrick Dairy District Pavilion, 1529...

 

South Pittsburgh celebrates annual National Night Out with festivities

National Night Out (NNO), the summer-time, community-building, public safety celebration is held annually on the first Tuesday in August throughout the country and in South Pittsburgh. Neighborhoods...

 

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