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Online Meet and Greet with State Rep. Benham

Join PennEnvironment and newly-elected PA State Representative Jessica Benham (D-36) for an online Meet and Greet on Thursday, Feb. 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This will be an opportunity to learn more...

 

S.S. Forum discusses fire, Zone commander and Esser plaza lights

Reflections on the fiery demise of a historic South Side building the prior day headlined the Feb. 9 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Other highlights included introduction of the new...

 

Considering running for District 7 the Pittsburgh School Board seat?

After serving two terms Pittsburgh Public School Board Director for District 7 Cindy Falls has decided not to run again. The district includes all or part of the South Pittsburgh neighborhoods of: Allentown, Arlington, Bon Air, Carrick, East...

 

PWSA to undertake $7.7 million PENNVEST-funded sewer rehab project

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will accept a $7.750 million loan from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to complete approximately 7.4 miles of sewer...

 

PED decline will reduce Carson St. Clean Team

Updates on the PED/Clean Team, the 4th Division Public Works campus, and more were the focus at the South Side Planning Forum meeting. The Zoom video conference was held on Jan. 12. In the PED update, city nighttime economy coordinator Allison...

 

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...

 

Alliance Working To Preserve Green Spaces In The Hilltop Neighborhoods

The Hilltop Alliance has assisted in the reinvestment and development of multiple green spaces throughout the Hilltop. Alongside the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and communities of Beltzhoover and Bon Air, the Hilltop Alliance completed the McKinley...

 

South Side Clean Team to remain through the winter

Updates filled the light agenda of the Dec. 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. In the PED update, city Councilman Bruce Kraus said revenue each weekend "descends a little bit more." The PED i...

 

South Side could see a multi-modal hub for transportation soon

The guest presenter at the Nov. 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum was policy analyst Tosh Chambers of the city’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI). He discussed MOVE412/Mobility Hub, a multi-modal transportation strategy....

 

Slopes meeting concerned with speakeasys, E. Carson impovements

The Oct. 20 virtual Zoom general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured discussion of speakeasies, the East Carson St. safety improvement project, and more. 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...

 

St. Paul of the Cross Monastery Church open after renovations

A little over two years ago, in July 2018, the future of St. Paul of the Cross Monastery and Church was cloudy at best. The Passionist community of about a dozen priests heard a presentation at a...

 

ForgingPGH aims to create a shared vision throughout Pittsburgh

The launch of a citywide comprehensive planning process, and an update on the South Side Parking Enhancement District (PED), were the main focus of the Sept. 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The meeting was held as a Zoom video...

 

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...

 

City of Pittsburgh has been awarded over $4.6M in grants so far in 2020

The City of Pittsburgh has been awarded $4,636,819 in grants from federal and state agencies and national and local foundations so far in 2020. Grant monies are being used to support specific...

 

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...

 

2020 Pittsburgh Paving Program gets under way

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure is excited to announce the 2020 Paving Season. Street resurfacing work is scheduled all over the City. This year the City is investing nearly $15.7 million in the street resurfacing...

 

Slopes Association holding virtual meeting on May 12

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will hold a virtual community meeting via Zoom on May 12, 6:30 p.m. Access the Zoom virtual meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86779007015 The agenda...

 

SSSNA matching campaign a success for Brashear Food Pantry

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association's (SSSNA) effort to help their neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic is a huge success. In early April, the SSSNA announced a grant campaign aimed at...

 

Local organizations come together to support their South Pittsburgh neighbors

As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to challenge residents of South Pittsburgh, The Brashear Association has received support from their neighbors to help them continue their front-line support...

 

Emerald View Park is alive

I reside on lower Arlington Avenue, where Mt. Washington, Allentown and South Side Slopes converge with the vast Emerald View Park. While the city is silent, Emerald View Park seems more alive. The...

 

Police investigate shooting in the South Side Slopes

Police officers from Zone 3 responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 1400 block of Eleanor Street around 1 p.m. on Monday, April 27. Zone 3 officers came upon a man near the intersection of Eleanor...

 

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