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UPMC looks to rezone South Side hospital properties

A presentation on a proposed rezoning application for the South Side UPMC hospital property and associated parcels kicked off the June 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Benjamin Kelley,...

 

Candidates will be in Allentown on April 10

The April 10 Allentown Community Meeting will feature a Meet the Candidates’ Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. Candidates confirming their attendance include: City of Pittsburgh District 3...

 

Pittsburgh projects receive $2.25 M in state funding

A total of $2.25 million in state multimodal grant funds for five Allegheny County projects have been approved. The multimodal funds, approved by the board of the state’s Commonwealth Financing Agency (CFA) program, include: $1.177 million for...

 

$10 M will help fund Hazelwood Green

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, announced that the state is awarding a $10 million funding package to help spur a major redevelopment project at the former FTV Steel property in Hazelwood. “This is a major investment by the state in a projec...

 

Rep. Wheatley calls for a study of after-school program in Pennsylvania

Recognizing the many positive impacts after-school program have on Pennsylvania’s youth, state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has introduced legislation (H.R. 180) calling for a study of after-school programs in Pennsylvania – and the...

 

Allentown community meeting

The next Allentown Community Development Corp. community meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue beginning at 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes presentations on ioby crowd funding and from...

 

Rep. Jake Wheatley wants to legalize adult use of cannabis

By introducing the most comprehensive adult-use cannabis legalization bill to date, state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has issued a call to move Pennsylvania onto the right side of history and into the 21st century. “For too long we have...

 

Rep. Wheatley to introduce legislation for infrastructure

In coming days state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will join with state Rep. Thomas Murt, R-Montgomery, to introduce legislation that would jumpstart a massive infrastructure initiative – one that would rebuild communities and neighborhoods...

 

Wheatley will retain position as chair of finance committee

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will retain a top position on the influential state House Finance Committee, as he was named its Democratic chairman for another two-year term. “As chairman, I look forward to continuing the work that we...

 

Wheatley returns as Democratic chairman of House Finance Committee

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will retain a top position on the influential state House Finance Committee, as he was named its Democratic chairman for another two-year term. “As chairman, I look forward to continuing the work that we...

 

Allentown will benefit from state tax credit program

Ten community redevelopment and outreach projects in the 19th Legislative District will benefit from $1.2 million in tax credits, state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, announced. The projects range from the redevelopment of mix-used commercial...

 

Wheatley 'Lights on' resolution passes

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, sponsored a resolution that was unanimously adopted by the House earlier this month In order to recognize how important afterschool programs are in the lives of children. House Resolution 1165 designated Oct....

 

Neighborhood Assistance Program doubles in size with House Bill 645

A bill that will help to rebuild low-income communities through projects aimed at affordable housing, crime prevention and workforce development, has been signed by Governor Tom Wolf, said state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny. Rep. Wheatley, the...

 

Hilltop communities battle weather impacts

Most Sunday mornings, members of Allentown Clean and Green can be found picking up trash, caring for young trees, and weeding along main streets in the hilltop. By comparison, however, trash is a minor environmental concern: with this spring and...

 

Wheatley introduces legislation to legalize adult use of cannabis

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has introduced comprehensive legislation regarding the recreational use and possession of cannabis among adults 21 or older. House Bill 2600 would legalize the possession of cannabis products such as edibles,...

 

State legislators unveil police and community relations reform legislation

Following the death of Antwon Rose, Jr. earlier this year, and other incidents around the state and nation, state legislators began work on legislation regarding police management and community relations. Today, senators Jay Costa, Wayne Fontana, Jim...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 8, 2018

Program will renovate facades of homes in Beltzhoover near McKinley

Looking for synergy with nearby improvements to upper McKinley Park, the Hilltop Alliance (HA) has partnered with Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation (PHLF) to restore the facades of 12...

 

UPMC to relocate some services to other S.S. locations

While surgical and some other services at the UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center will be moving elsewhere this summer, other clinical services will remain at the site for the time being. That inf...

 

Carson reconstruction will include lighting, streetscape amenities

An overview of the upcoming East Carson St. streetscaping project, from Smithfield St. to 25th St., was presented at the Feb. 13 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. While the undertaking is primarily a state Dept. of Transportation [PennDOT] pr...

 

Hilltop Farm is largest urban farm in the country

Walking down Cresswell Street in the former St. Clair Village for the ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the Hilltop Urban Farm brought back memories from the early 1960s. Then, there were more tha...

 

MAD DADS aim to make an impression with Hilltop youth

MAD DADS was a prime focus of the May 15 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. The meeting was conducted by group vice-president Liz Style in the absence of president Ken Wolfe. The Greater Pittsburgh Area MAD DADS is a volunteer, nationally...

 

Questions about new townhouses, drive-thru restaurant at S.S. forum

A new city website, accessible on computers and mobile devices, that allows users to view public safety data, building code violations, city facility information, and more on an interactive map, was the sole presentation at the Feb. 14. meeting of...

 

Rep. Wheatley arranges for screening of 'Hidden Figures'

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, is partnering with the Pittsburgh Public Schools, The Hill District Education Council, The SouthSide Works Cinemas and members of the local residential and business communities to enable more than 200 high...

 

Rep. Wheatley reappointed chairman of state House Finance Committee

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will again take a leadership role in the General Assembly with his reappointment as Democratic chairman of the House Finance Committee. “I am eager to use this opportunity to reassess where we are as a...

 

Expungement Day was a start, more work to do

As you may know, many of our residents here in the City of Pittsburgh took advantage of “Expungement Day” on Monday, Nov. 14. This was possible because of Act 5 of 2016, legislation I was proud to support earlier this year. The newly effective...

 

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