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Neighborhood ambassadors needed for stormwater plan

Grounded Strategies is seeking ambassadors from South Side Flats and Slopes for the 21st Street sewershed of the PWSA Stormwater Master Plan. Ambassadors will learn about the new PSWA Stormwater Master Plan and how the elements of... — Updated 10/24/2021


Annual Goat Fest was a family affair with fun for all who attended

Friends of South Side Park (FOSSP) hosted the fourth annual Goat Fest on Saturday, Sept. 18. In addition to the star attraction of the Allegheny GoatScape goats and their... — Updated 10/19/2021


PWSA explains rate hike for stormwater efforts

By Margaret L. Smykla Contributing Writer A presentation by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) on a proposed stormwater fee, and on stormwater planning efforts, kicked off the Sept. 14 meeting of the South Side... — Updated 9/30/2021

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Alliance business support expands into Mt. Oliver

It's not your father's Allentown business district, anymore. Over the past six years the Hilltop Alliance (HA) has succeeded in attracting close to 50 new businesses to the small... — Updated 9/15/2021


South Side Slopes entering the Garbage Olympics

Saturday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., neighborhoods all across Pittsburgh will participate in a competition to see who can get the most litter, debris, and garbage off city... — Updated 9/13/2021


South Side Street Party returns to the neighborhood on Sept. 11

Join your neighbors from the Flats and the Slopes to celebrate the South Side community with a Street Party on Saturday, Sept. 11. Residents and businesses are gathering to encourage positive interaction in the neighborhood. The... — Updated 9/1/2021


Forum hears plans for E. Carson safety plan, extention of PED days

Throngs of post-pandemic revelers, and the ensuing unruly and sometimes criminal behavior, on weekends in the East Carson St. corridor was the focus of the combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on July 27.... — Updated 8/10/2021


Surge in disruptive behavior in South Side leads Zone 3 council

The post-pandemic surge in crowds, disruptive behavior, and crime in the East Carson St. corridor was a major focus of the July 22 monthly Zoom meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety... — Updated 8/1/2021


Landslide closes Oporto St.

Oporto Street between Shamokin Street and Huron Street in the South Side Slopes neighborhood has been fully closed to all traffic indefinitely. The heavy rains last week have caused a landslide which necessitated the closure.... — Updated 6/24/2021

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Affordable housing takes many forms in South Pittsburgh

"Long-term affordable housing is the concept of having housing that is affordable for low and moderate income people on an ongoing basis," began Gordon Davidson, executive director... — Updated 6/24/2021


Carson Street in 'disarray' as patrons, litter return

A third member may be added to the two-person Clean Team for the summer months, reported city Councilman Bruce Kraus at the June 8 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum.... — Updated 6/17/2021


City parks the focus of May's meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council

A city parks theme kicked off the May 27 Zoom meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC).  Park ranger Jonathan Furman said the park rangers' program began six years ago.... — Updated 6/9/2021


Rep. Benham plans to introduce bill to allow local regulation of liquor licenses

Updates were the focus of the May 11 virtual general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). President Blake McLaren began the meeting detailing the ways... — Updated 5/19/2021


Parking revenue from South Side PED recovering

The May 11 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with news of a 25 percent increase in Parking Enhancement District (PED) revenue in April compared to a month earlier. The PED is the enforcement of South Side Flats... — Updated 5/19/2021


EMS, fire, and police responded to a car over a hillside in South Side Slopes

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a call for a vehicle over the hillside in the 2800 block of Patterson Street around 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 29. When first... — Updated 5/3/2021


Maureen Hogan will lead Brashear into a new future in South Pittsburgh

As The Brashear Association prepares for a strategic move to its new Brashear CARES Community Center at 320 Brownsville Road in Knoxville later this year, the 104-year-old... — Updated 4/22/2021


Carson bars quiet after extending hours, requirements

Graffiti, the South Side Neighborhood Plan, and proposed state legislation to allow bars to remain open until 4 a.m. were among the discussion points at the April 13 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The meeting began... — Updated 4/22/2021

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Biannual council meeting has safety, program updates

The biannual General Meeting of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) on March 29 covered a wide range of topics including public safety, updates from area elected officials and... — Updated 4/8/2021


City launches investigation and clean-up efforts after racist graffiti at Quarry Field

City of Pittsburgh officials were made aware this afternoon that a concession stand in Quarry Field in the South Side Slopes was defaced with racist graffiti, and have launched a po... — Updated 4/8/2021


Slopes association holds board members election

Board elections highlighted the March 9 virtual Zoom general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). It was the organization's first general meeting of 20... — Updated 3/17/2021


SomeraRoad proposes new 251-unit building at SouthSide Works

A brief presentation on a proposed riverfront, high-end, seven-story, 251-unit residential apartment building kicked off the March 9 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum.... — Updated 3/17/2021


South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association meeting is Tuesday, March 9

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will hold its first virtual meeting of the year on Tuesday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom - (via URL or phone) — Updated 3/8/2021


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... — Updated 2/17/2021


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... — Updated 2/16/2021


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,... — Updated 1/28/2021


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