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Long time executive director leaving Hilltop Alliance

After 10 years of steady growth and stable leadership, south Pittsburgh's Hilltop Alliance is now looking for a new executive director. Longtime executive director Aaron Sukenik... — Updated 1/17/2023


Hilltop Alliance is Seeking Interested applicants to be At-Large Board Member

The Board of Directors of the Hilltop Alliance is seeking interested applicants to fill an At-Large Board seat for a two-year term with a maximum of 5 two-year terms, beginning in... — Updated 1/17/2023


Brashear recruiting Board members

The Brashear Association, Inc. is recruiting new Board Members to support the organization. Under the leadership of Executive Director, Andrea M. Matthews, Brashear has moved the... — Updated 8/9/2022


Community Task Force on Policing Recommendations gives six-month update

Zone 3 By Margaret L. Smykla Contributing Writer A six-month update on implementation of the Community Task Force on Policing Recommendations was the focus of the Sept. 23 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The... — Updated 9/27/2021

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Alliance business support expands into Mt. Oliver

It's not your father's Allentown business district, anymore. Over the past six years the Hilltop Alliance (HA) has succeeded in attracting close to 50 new businesses to the small... — Updated 9/15/2021


Esser Plaza receives grant as a Lowe's 100 Hometowns project

South Side Community Council's (SSCC) Renovation of Esser's Plaza Project is one of the 100 impact projects of 100 Hometowns, an initiative to celebrate Lowe's centennial. The SSCC... — Updated 8/4/2021

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Parking continues to be a problem for neighbors in Mt. Oliver Boro

Parking concerns on Overhill Street in Mt. Oliver Borough were on the agenda again at the Borough Council’s July public meeting. Darla Stabryla testified before the council she “never knew we had problems on Overhill Street... — Updated 8/4/2021


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


State grant will benefit Esser Plaza

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Representative Jessica Benham (D-Allegheny) have announced the award of $129,392 for the renovation of Esser Plaza. “Across the state, we are in the mend in many ways and this... — Updated 4/29/2021


S.S. Forum discusses fire, Zone commander and Esser plaza lights

Reflections on the fiery demise of a historic South Side building the prior day headlined the Feb. 9 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Other highlights included... — Updated 2/17/2021


Hilltop Alliance awarded $150K for priority projects and problems

The Hilltop Alliance has been awarded a $150,000 Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credit award, to aid in economic development and community assistance programs over the ne... — Updated 1/13/2021


Hilltop Alliance Making History On The Hilltop

Over the last decade, the Hilltop Alliance has worked to create positive change throughout the 11 South Pittsburgh neighborhoods to which it provides services. But the story starts... — Updated 1/1/2021


City, URA contribute $100K toward improvements of Esser Park in S. Side

The City of Pittsburgh and Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) are investing $100,000 for improvements to Esser's Plaza in South Side as part of the URA's... — Updated 9/30/2020


Help is out there to help businesses, individuals to get through the COVID-19 crisis

As the COVID-19 crisis expands grassroots efforts along with non-profits and government are teaming to help take the sting out for reduced and closed businesses in South... — Updated 4/7/2020


EDS has information to help businesses to survive during COCID-19

Economic Development South Executive Director Joey-Linn Ulrich is reaching out to area businesses with the following message: As we continue to monitor our nation's evolving... — Updated 3/24/2020


It's not 'sour grapes'

In response to the Commentorial in The South Pittsburgh Reporter dated November 26, 2019, it was stated that myself and Mr. Viglione expressed “sour grapes.” The comment I had made was that the Borough of Mt. Oliver receives... — Updated 12/11/2019


Sour grapes is unsightly

At last week's Mt. Oliver Borough Council meeting Councilman Nick Viglione and Mayor Frank Bernardini expressed sour grapes at the success of a neighboring community. In... — Updated 11/28/2019


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... — Updated 11/20/2019


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... — Updated 11/6/2019


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... — Updated 10/30/2019


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,... — Updated 10/2/2019


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... — Updated 8/16/2019


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, attr... — Updated 8/8/2019


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... — Updated 6/5/2019


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... — Updated 5/22/2019


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