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This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Pittsburgh Housing Development Corp., 111 Craighead Street, 18th Ward, Code...

 

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 28/20 on...

 

Dedicated police unit, PED update at Forum

The Jan. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with a brief report from Kitty Vagley, from the Friends of South Side Park, on a new South Side Park accessible trail. City approvals, and then state approvals, need to be secured. The hope...

 

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....

 

South Side Park Master Plan's phase 1 projects unveiled

A strategy for Phase 1 of the South Side Park Master Plan was unveiled on Jan. 15 at the Brashear Center. The Phase 1 project encompasses six acres located parallel to South 18th St. to the South 21St St. entrance to the park, and includes proposed...

 

Free veterans' dinner at Concord Presbyterian Church

Concord Presbyterian Church has a free dinner for veterans and their families on the third Wednesday of every month. The dinner takes place from 5-7 p.m. RSVP is required by calling 412-882-1141 and leaving a message for Margaret Whisner. Upcoming...

 

MWCDC awarded NPP program worth $600,000 from PA DCED

A multi-year grant award totaling $600,000 is expected to significantly aid Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) in rolling out their latest array of community development programs...

 

Super Saturday: History Center to Host NFL PLAY 60 Training Camp

One week before fans watch pro football’s biggest game, the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Senator John Heinz History Center is challenging kids to get up and get active at the eighth annual NFL PLAY 60 Training Camp, sponsored by...

 

City requesting contractor proposals for City Cuts lawn cutting program

The City of Pittsburgh is now accepting bids for the third year of its City Cuts lawn-cutting program. City Cuts began in 2018 through legislation introduced by Councilwoman Ther...

 

COMMON VIOLATIONS

This is just a short working list of codes & “titles” and is not comprehensive or to be used for anything other than personal reference. All code books are available for purchase through the Bureau of Building Inspection if more information is...

 

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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...

 

Learn more about South Side Park Master Plan at January 15 meeting

Pashek MTR and Ethos Collaborative will present the South Side Park Master Plan on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street, South Side. Presenters will include: Pashek MTR, Ethos Collaborative, City of Pittsburgh -...

 

Abiding Ministries offers free adult cooking classes

Abiding Missions and 412 Food Rescue are offering free adult cooking classes. The six weekly classes of "Cooking Matters" take place on Fridays from 3:45-5:45 p.m. in their community kitchen in the...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Ida Holt, 221 Wilbert Street, 19th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. The following Housing Cou...

 

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 23/20 on...

 

Mt. Oliver Council sworn in

Council members took the Oath of Office and elected officers at the Mt. Oliver Borough Council Reorganization Meeting on Monday, Jan. 7. Sworn in for their second terms were Amber McGough and Christin...

 

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...

 

Property reserve on MWCDC Community Forum agenda

The Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) will host a Community Forum on January 16 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Mt. Washington Healthy Active Living Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. Topics...

 

Be an angel, a Snow Angel, help out an elderly neighbor

The City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community affairs is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Snow Angels Program. This program pairs older adult residents and residents with disabilities with...

 

What The Reporter means to me...

Great question! The South Pittsburgh Reporter is obviously a great source of local news, but what I really love is that every issue reminds me I am part of a neighborhood. I love to thumb through and see photos of friends and articles about events I...

 

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”....

 

So. Pgh. Zoning Board hearings of interest

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 4/20 on...

 

The more things change, the more they stay the same

Over the Christmas holiday, I was going through the files and came across a story from...well let's let the date of the story go until the end. Those taking a look at the accompanying photo will have...

 

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...

 

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