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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....

 

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,...

 

South Side Spring Social is this Saturday

Celebrate Spring in the neighborhood! For the sixth year in a row, South Side Neighbors are planning a Spring Social for all residents of the Flats and the Slopes. The party is on April 6 from 6-10 p.m. in La Palapa. 2224 East Carson Street. Tickets...

 

Readshaw's Preservation Ball raises funds for Gettysburg monuments

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, hosted his 16th annual Gettysburg Preservation Ball on Saturday, March 30 in the state Capitol Rotunda. The ball supports the Pennsylvania Gettysburg Monuments Project founded in 1997 by Rep. Readshaw after he...

 

Bill allows carryover of continuing ed credits

The House unanimously approved a bill last week that would allow those licensed under the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs and subjected to a continuing education requirement to carry over excess CE credits they earn to their next...

 

The sixth South Side Spring Social is April 6

Celebrate Spring in the neighborhood! For the sixth year in a row, South Side Neighbors are planning a Spring Social for all residents of the Flats and the Slopes. The party is on April 6 from 6-10 p.m. in La Palapa. 2224 East Carson Street. Tickets...

 

Resolution recognizes April for Military Service Opportunity

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, which recognizes April 2019 as Military Service Opportunity Month. The resolution, H.R. 52, encourages the state and...

 

Carrick Council introduces new Board, future plans

Committee reports from the newly formed Carrick Community Council (CCC) Board highlighted the 2019 strategies that will support the organization’s new strategic plan at the first membership meeting of the year which took place last Thursday. Board...

 

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