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What The Reporter means to me - What about you?

Recently, I was sitting in a coffee shop having a conversation about what was happening with The South Pittsburgh Reporter. They had noticed, as most of our readers, the number of pages has gone down and we occasionally take a week off. I explained...

 

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 Pittsburgh. Business owners...

 

Hilltop Alliance continues to provide services

During the COCID-19 crisis, the Hilltop Alliance has closed its offices, but staff continue to work remotely. Arron Sukenik, executive director of the Hilltop Alliance, says they are still actively...

 

Neighbors in three Hilltop neighborhoods can apply for improvement grants

Neighbors in three Hilltop communities have an opportunity to make a difference in their neighborhoods. Neighborhood Allies' Love My Neighbor! program in Allentown, Beltzhoover and Knoxville offers...

 

City developing a vision plan for future transportation

Crime statistics, a new Hilltop Program Steering Committee, and the Dept. of Public Works' 4th Division site update were among the topics at the Jan. 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair...

 

Property Reserve details discussed on Mt. Wash.

Representatives from various community organizations educated Mt. Washington residents about the City of Pittsburgh Property Reserve and the importance of property recycling at last Thursday’s Mt....

 

What The Reporter means to me...

Foremost, The Reporter’s coverage of what’s going on in South Pittsburgh communities is important to me and to the work of the Hilltop Alliance. In the 1980s, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill used to famously say “All politics is local”....

 

What The Reporter means to me...

Dear Tom, I've been an avid, print journalism reader for more than 50-years. One vital measure of a community is the presence of a civic-minded, local newspaper. There is no better way to get a handle on local color & issues. Since our son started...

 

State grant will help stabilize, renovate Allentown buildings

The Hilltop Alliance has received a $41,026 state grant to stabilize and enhance two anchor buildings in the Allentown business district. The Alliance purchased the buildings at 821 and 823 in late...

 

Readers respond to: What The Reporter means to me

Several weeks ago, I wrote a little story explaining what The Reporter has meant to me over the years. I wrote about some of the opportunities and experiences I had because of my life-long association with the weekly newspaper. I also asked you to...

 

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 “little or no help...

 

Residents hear benefits of Alliance, Urban Farm update

Crime statistics, urban farm news, and the Dept. of Public Works’ 4th Division site update were among the topics at the Nov. 21 general meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. Speakers included City Councilman Bruce Kraus and Zone...

 

Borough approves raises in salaries and a variety of fees

Adopted resolutions with salary increases and changes in borough fees highlighted the Nov. 18 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Councilwoman Tina Reft was absent.  The average pay increase ranges from...

 

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 questions-and-answers portion...

 

PLI, Judge Ricciardi discuss quality of life issues

Quality of life issues took main focus at the Arlington Civic Council November meeting with guest speakers District Judge Eugene Ricciardi, City of Pittsburgh Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspection’s (PLI) Government and Community Liaison S...

 

Last Fresh Fridays of 2019 is Friday

The final Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop of 2019, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, Nov. 8. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227...

 

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...

 

Arlington Civic meeting

The next Arlington Civic Counsel meeting will be held on November 4, 7 p.m. at the New Academy Charter School, 2500 Jonquil Street. Speakers will District Magistrate Eugene Riccardi on the procedures for complaints and Aaron Sukenick, executive...

 

Fresh Fridays is this Friday, Oct. 11

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, continues on Friday, Oct. 11. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can...

 

Dare to Dream Youth Session is this Friday

The Seventh Annual Dare to Dream Youth Session will take place on Friday, Oct. 11 at the Lighthouse Cathedral, 810 Fisher Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The Dare to Dream Youth Session is collaboration between South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace and...

 

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...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop next free produce distribution is Sept. 13

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, continues on Friday, Sept. 13. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop is this Friday at the St. John Vianney site

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, continues on Friday, Aug. 9. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pic...

 

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...

 

Goat Fest returns to South Side Park with music, food, crafts and... goats

South Side Park is the place to be on Saturday, July 27, from noon – 4 p.m., when Friends of South Side Park (FOSSP) host the Third Annual Goat Fest. Visitors will enjoy four hours of live musical...

 

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