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Fresh Fridays will distribute Grab-N-Go boxes

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will again pass out pre-boxed food on Friday, July 10 at St. John Vianney Church parking lot in Allentown. Following a s...

 

Three area libraries will operate curb side pick-up locations

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is expanding its curb side pick-up locations to several South Pittsburgh branches. At the curb side pick-up locations, readers may pick up existing holds, return all...

 

July 4 is busy for task force

On July 4, the Pittsburgh Fireworks Taskforce, with investigators from Pittsburgh police and fire departments, responded to 131 complaint calls regarding fireworks. After midnight there were 125...

 
 News    July 7, 2020 

Friends rally to help Knoxville residents whose home caught fire from fireworks

The Fourth of July wasn’t cause for celebration for one family in Knoxville. The Pittsburgh Police Fireworks Task Force received more than 250 complaints concerning fireworks, including two for structure fires. One of those fires occurred on...

 

Market House senior center to receive $51K in state grant

The City of Pittsburgh has received a total of $161,000 in grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s Senior Community Grant Programs for updates to three local Healthy Active Living Centers (senior centers).   The grant funding will be...

 
 News    July 7, 2020 

Emerald View Park Photo Challenge! opens

Mount Washington Community Development Corp. (MWCDC) is kicking off the 2020 Emerald View Park Trail Photo Challenge! in partnership with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC), and community supporter Robert Smith, a member of MWCDC’s Emerald...

 

Borough of Mt. Oliver Notice of Regular Meeting

The Council of Mt. Oliver Borough will hold their Regular Meeting on July 20, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Fire Hall, 120 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. All individuals attending the meeting must wear masks while in the Fire Hall and must...

 

Borough of Mt. Oliver Notice of Public Hearing

The Council of Mt. Oliver Borough will hold a Public Hearing pursuant to Act 141, as amended, to consider an application of Ormsby, LLC for the transfer of a liquor license to the premises located at 225 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Said...

 
 News    July 7, 2020 

City saved $1M with new salting methods

While summer is in full swing, numbers from last winter show the City of Pittsburgh saved more than $1 million from new road salt distribution methods adopted by the Department of Public Works....

 
 News    July 7, 2020 

PA Resources Council has conservation workshops in July

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) has released its July schedule of workshops, now conducted as online webinars.  The new format enables individuals living in southwestern Pennsylvania to take part in online instruction and then to make...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough Council Meeting moves to fire hall

The Mt. Oliver Borough Council will hold its next regular meeting on July 20, 7:30 p.m. at the Mt. Oliver Fire Hall, 120 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Any individual attending the meeting...

 

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...

 

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Board meetings will be hosted on Zoom and streamed on YouTube Live on the Pittsburgh City Planning YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/planpghvideo. To join the Zoom webinar, use the link:...

 

Police ask for help finding missing man

Detectives with the Pittsburgh Police Special Victims Unit are asking for the public's assistance to help find a missing 27-year-old man. Nicholas "Niko" McPherson is described as 6 feet tall and...

 

City forms Fireworks Taskforce

Pittsburghers love fireworks shows. But with public shows cancelled this year due to Covid-19 concerns, many people across the city are conducting private shows in neighborhoods citywide. Indeed,...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 901-905 E. Carson Street, Empire...

 

City reaches five-year accord with Citiparks and Park Ranger employees

The City of Pittsburgh recently signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding with the union for many Citiparks employees and Park Rangers within the Public Safety Department that issues them...

 

Peduto Administration to create LGBTQIA+ Commission

Mayor William Peduto's administration has forwarded legislation to City Council to create a permanent LGBTQIA+ Commission within City government.  The mayor created a LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council in...

 

Welcoming Pittsburgh Secures $500,000 Grant for COVID-19 Cash Assistance Program to Serve Vulnerable Immigrant Communities

The Mayor’s Office of Equity’s Welcoming Pittsburgh initiative has secured a $500,000 grant from Open Society Foundations for the COVID-19 Cash Assistance Program. The program will be run by local community organizations serving immigrant and...

 

Filling the Gap: City constructs final segment linking Great Allegheny Passage to Point State Park

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) initiated construction on the final segment of the “GAP to the Point” project. The project provides enhanced on-street bicycle accommodation extending the nationally...

 

PWSA extends water shutoff suspensions through August 1

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has extended the suspension on water shutoffs until August 1. "Given the recent economic disruptions, some of our customers are experiencing unique...

 

Grandview speed humps are now being made permanent

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) is installing permanent asphalt speed humps on Grandview Avenue in Mount Washington. The speed humps are intended to discourage...

 

City Department of Parks & Recreation offering Rec2Tech Virtual Coding Camp for teens

The Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a new, Rec2Tech-based Virtual Coding Camp for teens ages 13-18. This Virtual Coding Camp builds upon the onsite computer coding workshops that took...

 

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