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South Side Spring Social canceled

The South Side Neighborhood Party Planners and the South Side Community Council have regretfully and reluctantly canceled the 2020 Spring Social scheduled for April 4. Sponsors who stepped forward...

 

Pittsburgh schools receive $900K safety state grant

More than $900,000 in state funding has been awarded to the Pittsburgh Public School District to support and implement school safety initiatives, announced, D-Allegheny. State Rep. Harry Readshaw said to qualify for the funding, applying districts...

 

Local volunteer fire depts. are receiving state grants

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has announced the award of $77,619 in state grants to six fire and ambulance companies in the 36th Legislative District. The grants are made possible by the...

 

Rep. Readshaw will not seek re-election

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Carrick, a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh and the longest-serving state representative of the 36th Legislative District, announced he will not seek a 14th term next...

 

House adopts Readshaw veterans' courts resolution

Pennsylvania House Resolution 554, introduced by State Rep. Harry Readshaw, was unanimously adopted by the House on Wednesday, Dec. 17. Rep. Readshaw explained H.R. 554 honors the work of...

 

Carrick Light Up Night Dec. 6 in Phillips Park

Carrick Light Up Night is Friday, Dec. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Philips Park. The awesome community holiday event will feature a tree lighting, performances by local school choruses and Dance by Janet. Family friendly activities include cookie...

 

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....

 

Readshaw bills call for safe homes for Pennsylvania pets

Following an advocacy event at the Capitol hosted by the Humane Society of the United States, state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, is calling for passage of two bills that would help ensure...

 

Free on-site shredding event will be offered by Carrick businesses

Carrick Business Association (CBA) is sponsoring a free on-site shredding day on Saturday, Oct. 12. Shredding will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lots of the Concord Presbyterian...

 

Annual South Side street party draws 300 neighbors for a day out

The South Side Community Council's seventh annual South Side Neighborhood Street Party was held this past Saturday under fair skies. After five months of planning, 2,000 flyers and hundreds of emails...

 

Seventh annual South Side Street Party is coming Sept. 14

South Side Community Council is hosting the seventh annual South Side Neighborhood Street Party on Saturday, Sept. 14 on 13th Street alongside Armstrong Park. The party is dependent upon neighbors bri...

 

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...

 

Third annual South Side Park Goat Fest is in the books as a success

The third annual South Side Park Goat Fest was held last Saturday, July 27, with more than 2,500 attendees. Sponsors REI, UPMC Mercy and Michael Baker International provided underwriting for the...

 

Readshaw bill for professional license portability on Governor's Wolf's desk

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Professional Licensure Chairmen Dave Hickernell and Harry Readshaw to remove the barriers for professional licensees entering Pennsylvania is on Gov. Tom Wolf's...

 
 By Ed Blank    Front Page    May 21, 2019

Veterans will hold Memorial Day services throughout So. Pittsburgh

Traditions matter. They reinforce our sense of well-being and self-worth. Whatever our personal traditions, they provide us with blueprints by which we celebrate life joyously and commemorate our...

 

Reps. Readshaw, Kortz announce bill to improve police hiring process

State Reps. Harry Readshaw and Bill Kortz, both D-Allegheny, have announced they will soon introduce legislation that would improve police departments' hiring process by ensuring investigators have...

 

Free on-site shredding event will be offered by Carrick businesses

Carrick Business Association (CBA) is sponsoring a free on-site shredding day on Saturday, May 4. Shredding will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lots of the Concord Presbyterian Church...

 

South Side Spring Social successfully raises funds for area parks

South Side neighbors, more than 130 of them, celebrated spring and community on April 6 at La Palapa. Jesus Martinez, co-owner of La Palapa, was happy to extend hospitality and delicious food to...

 

Surveillance cameras are now watching Brownsville Road

Four new license plate cameras at two high-traffic Carrick intersections were announced by local government officials at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch at 25 Carrick Avenue. The cameras, which were installed at the...

 

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,...

 

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