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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 before the...

 

PED collections are down, but keep up with E. Carson costs

Updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), the PennDOT construction project, and local development activities meetings (DAM) were the prime topics of the Oct. 13 monthly meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The meeting was...

 

UPMC puts plans for S.S. hospital building on hold

Updates on COVID-19's local impact was the focus of the combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on July 28. The meeting was held as a Zoom video conference. It began with an...

 

Slopes resident interns for Rep. Wheatley

Louis Schoen, a South Side Slopes resident and graduate of Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies 6-12, landed a summer internship with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives...

 

Crime is 'unusual' on the S.S. Slopes, revenue down in PED

The city is facing a $122 million shortfall in its operating budget due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent closures, city Councilman Bruce Kraus announced during the May 12 virtual general...

 

Reps. Wheatley, Ravenstahl hosting 'Pathways 2 Pardons' in Northside

In an effort to assist residents who want to obtain a pardon or expungement of a past criminal conviction, state Rep s. Jake Wheatley and Adam Ravenstahl will be hosting a community event to help...

 

Wheatley announces updated legislation on adult-use cannabis

State Rep. Jake Wheatley has introduced updated legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis, which includes provisions to help disadvantaged populations and victims of the war on drugs. Rep. Wheatley, D-Allegheny, said residents and other concerned...

 

PED funds being used for cleaning, banners, Saint Patrick's Day

The February 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), or the enforcement of South Side Flats parking meters from 6 p.m. - Pmidnight on Fridays and Saturdays. The revenue...

 

Rivers Casino launches 'Rivers Gives' at A Giving Heart

The first month of a new decade starts with “Rivers Gives.” Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is giving a new name to its longstanding community outreach program. Rivers Gives (formerly Community Champions) debuted during a volunteer service day at A...

 

Banner updates, police substation discussed at forum

The Nov. 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum included updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), holiday banners, tree plantings, and more. City Councilman Bruce Kraus and c...

 

South Side PED income steady, banners to replace holiday lights

The October meeting of the South Side Planning Forum included updates on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), holiday banners, and tree plantings as part of the city's streetscape projec...

 

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...

 

PED revenue continues to be consistent, plans for Esser Plaza progress

The July 30 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with an update on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), or the enforcement of South Side Flats parking meters from 6 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. The revenue from...

 

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....

 

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