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Carson Safety Plan making progress

Public safety on East Carson St., the future of the former South Side Hospital building, and rebranding of the neighborhood were among the topics discussed at the August 9 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. In her “Public Safety on Carson...

 

Update -- McArdle Roadway closed overnight on Thursday

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) will temporarily close McArdle Roadway for emergency slope work. Crews are now preparing for the mobilization of an equipment...

 

East Carson Street overnight paving this Week

Overnight lane restrictions on East Carson Street (Route 837) through Thursday, August 18 weather permitting. Overnight paving operations requiring a single-lane restriction in each direction on East Carson Street will occur between South 23rd...

 

South Side Safety Plan updates at Planning Forum

Mayor Ed Gainey’s chief of staff Jake Wheatley will be at the Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum to update the community on the East Carson Street Safety Plan. In addition, Rebekkah Ranallo, Neighborhood Services Manager for the...

 

Fresh Fridays is Aug. 12

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free monthly produce distribution of the Hilltop Alliance, has resumed an in-person hybrid "shopper" style with a distribution on August 12 at the St. John Vianney...

 

School safety program discussed at Zone 3 safety council meeting

The July 28 Zoom meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) began with memories of former board secretary/block watch development and support committee chair Donna Williams, who died on July...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 26, 2022

Mt. Oliver studies use of The Deck

Mt. Oliver Borough Council is exploring establishing rules for groups and businesses to use The Deck on Brownsville Road next to the Municipal Building. The July public Business Meeting of the...

 

South Side VFW Post 6675 Hosts Weekly Bike Nights

Although their engines roar and each member proudly wears a patch that signifies solidarity, they are not a motorcycle club. In fact, their charter endorsed by the Veterans of Foreign Wars expressly f...

 

East Carson Street paving continues in August

Lane restrictions on East Carson Street will continue Monday, Aug. 1 weather permitting. Milling and paving operations, requiring a single-lane restriction in each direction on East Carson Street will occur between South 23rd Street and South 33rd...

 

Lane restrictions, paving continue on Carson St.

Lane restrictions on East Carson Street (Route 837) in South Side will continue weather permitting. Milling and paving operations, requiring a single-lane restriction in each direction on East Carson Street will occur from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. through...

 

Public Safety officials questioned about progress in South Side

The ongoing concerns about public safety on East Carson St., such as violence, disruptive behavior, criminal activity, and more, and its overflow into the residential neighborhood, was the main topic of the July 12 meeting of the South Side Planning...

 

Rep. Benham gets answers about State Police on E. Carson Street

In response to a question from a South Side resident at the July South Side Planning Forum meeting concerning E. Carson Street safety, State Representative Jessica Benham stated in an email she had...

 

Flagpole up and lighted, but sign is still lacking

Once again, the American flag with proper lighting is flying at Mountain and Wagner. The Welcome Sign, including the flag pole and attending lighting, were completely destroyed in July 2019. This was...

 

Carson St. Safety Plan details, results to be discussed

The Mayor’s Safety Plan for East Carson Street will be discussed at the July 12 Zoom meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Speakers from the Public Safety Department including Public Safety Director Lee Director Schmidt. Permits, Licenses and...

 

Figlar named new Birmingham Foundation executive director

The Birmingham Foundation's Board of Directors has announced Michelle Figlar, an accomplished champion for early childhood learning in Pennsylvania with deep personal and professional connections to...

 

Fresh Fridays returns to 'shopper" style free produce distribution Friday, July 8

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free monthly produce distribution of the Hilltop Alliance, will resume an in-person "shopper" style on July 8 at the St. John Vianney Church parking lot at Climax and...

 

Zone 3 Council turns focus on to area neighborhoods

"Us – the Zone 3 Neighborhoods!" was the focus of the June 23 Zoom meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). Residents of neighborhoods who were in attendance were asked to report on the...

 

Mt. Oliver Cuts is offering grass cutting for boro seniors

Mt. Oliver Cuts, a pilot program for senior citizens, disabled and veterans to help with keeping the grass cut on their property is now underway. The program can take up to 20 owner-occupied...

 

Residents pack Market House over Carson St. safety

Additional police officers, and city tools like occupancy checks and building code enforcement and the disruptive properties program, will be utilized to combat violence on weekends in a six-block str...

 

South Side Signals Project on 18th Street begins

The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) has begun work on the South Side Signals Project to improve the safety of pedestrians and vehicles at six intersections in the South Sides Flats, Slopes, and Mount Oliver. Upgraded traffic...

 

June Mt. Oliver Council meeting canceled

The public meeting on June 20 of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council has been canceled. The cancelation is due to an inability to have a physical quorum at the meeting. The next regularly scheduled...

 

CitiParks to open four cooling centers to help with high temp days

CitiParks will activate 4 Healthy Active Living Centers as Cooling Centers, staying open until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 16, 2022. Greenfield Healthy Active Living Community Cent...

 

Mayor to release safety plan for E. Carson at in-person meeting

Mayor Ed Gainey and public safety officials will be the featured speakers at the South Side Planning Forum's June 14 meeting. At the mayor's request, the Planning Forum will move to the South Side...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 7, 2022

Pittsburgh Mayor Gainey outlines his Plan for Peace

City of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey recently came to Beltzhoover to outline his Plan for Peace to reduce violence in the city. Noting the increase in violent crime in the neighborhoods over the past...

 

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