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City Theatre honors Dr. Vernell Audrey Watson Lillie

City Theatre is recognizing the legacy of award-winning educator, artist, advocate, and Kuntu Repertory Theatre founder and artistic director Dr. Vernell Audrey Watson Lillie (May 11, 1931 – May 11,...

 

National Summit on Fatherhood June 17

Community leaders and concerned citizens in Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., Denver, and Los Angeles will issue a call for immediate and concrete steps to unite families and counteract the epidemic of violence we face as a nation. This effort is part of...

 

Tamburitzans celebrate 85 years with gala fundraiser and performance

Pittsburgh’s own The Tamburitzans, America’s longest running stage act, kicked off an 85th anniversary celebration with a gala fundraiser at LeMont Restaurant in Mt. Washington on June 2. About 200 people gathered in the Tamburitzans...

 

City Theatre announces details of 2022-23 season of new works

City Theatre Company has announced the details of the theatre's 48th season of bold, new works, beginning in September 2022. City Theatre's second season post-pandemic shutdown will feature five...

 

Sunday enforcement of South Side meters delayed temporarily

The February 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the January report of the Parking Enhancement District (PED), or the enforcement of South Side Flats parking meters from 6 p.m. to midnight. The PED is in effect on Thursdays,...

 

Ashes-To-Go in Allentown at Allen and E. Warrington

The South Hills Partnership of United Methodist Churches will be offering Ashes-To-Go on the morning of Ash Wednesday, March 2, from 7:30-9:00 a.m. Ashes will be available at two locations: the corner...

 

City Theatre to Receive $100,000 National Endowment for the Arts Grant

City Theatre has been approved for an American Rescue Plan award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), a grant program which was funded to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the...

 

Cupid's Chase 5K benefits Community Options

Every February, the Cupid's Chase 5K series celebrates the 1989 founding of Community Options, Inc. Volunteers raise funds and awareness to support housing and employment for people with...

 

Pittsburgh will designate six greenways as new city parks

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of City Planning will submit legislation to City Council to designate and transfer certain properties across the city from the Greenways for Pittsburgh...

 

Pittsburgh to designate area greenways as newest city parks

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of City Planning have submitted legislation to City Council to designate and transfer certain properties across the city from the Greenways for Pittsburgh Program, and other adjacent vacant properties...

 

United Way's Free Tax Preparation seeks 325 volunteers

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is recruiting 325 volunteer tax preparers for its 2021-2022 Free Tax Preparation effort in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Volunteers complete tax returns for hard-working,...

 

Alliance, partners to build 31 single-family homes

Last week, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency announced the Hilltop Alliance and its development partner Gatesburg Road Development had been awarded $1,042,763 in Low Income Housing Tax Credits...

 

Former Veterans Admistration campus will become city public safety facility

Mayor William Peduto joined Department of Public Safety and Department of Public Works officials at the site of the former Veterans Administration campus in Lincoln-Lemington to discuss the future of...

 

27th Annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival

The 27th Annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival will take place at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Washington, PA on October 15, 16, 17, 23 and 24. The festival has been rated the ‘#1 Christmas Show in Pennsylvania’ and the...

 

City Awards Love Your Block community grants

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Community Affairs has announced the 2021 cohort of Love Your Block grantees. Love Your Block is a City of Pittsburgh mini-grant program that brings neighbors...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 20, 2021

Housing Opportunity Fund helping residents stay in their homes

The Hilltop Alliance (HA) is hosting a series of on-line presentations highlighting programs of the city's Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) in cooperation with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of the...

 

Market House Senior Center open, hours limited but with programs

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) will begin re-opening Healthy Active Living (Senior) Centers in a phased approach starting this week. Three of four Focal...

 

Local organizations receive violence prevention grants

The City of Pittsburgh’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative has announced it has awarded 16 mini-grants to local community groups and projects that are focused on violence reduction and intervention efforts throughout the city. The...

 

City recreational activities begin returning

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety Office of Special Events and Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) is providing updates for summer programs and operations. The Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park will return starting with "Spid...

 

City secures former Veterans Administration site on Highland Drive for regional Public Safety facility

The City of Pittsburgh has finalized the acquisition – for free – of the former VA Highland Drive campus in Lincoln-Lemington, with plans to create a regional Public Safety training site and...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 22, 2021

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 of the Mount Washin...

 

McArdle Roadway to close for two weeks

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) will be closing McArdle Roadway in the Mount Washington neighborhood from the Liberty Bridge to Grandview Avenue to perform routine maintenance on the McArdle Roadway...

 

Volunteers needed for Mount clean-up

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has issued a call for volunteers for a property clean-up for a low-income homeowner in the neighborhood. A low-income senior citizen in Mount...

 

Speed humps coming to Merrimac

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) will install traffic calming measures on Merrimac Street from Grandview Avenue to Woodruff Street in Mount Washington. Data collected during the spring indicated that 82...

 

City of Pittsburgh Safe Routes to School Program announces Youth Bike Safety Day on June 12

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure’s (DOMI) Safe Routes to School Program has announced a Youth Bike Safety event to provide children and families knowledge about bicycle safety as youth participate in...

 

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