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Fresh Fridays will return on June 12 as a Grab-n-Go

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will return on Friday, June 12, in a different format. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fresh Fridays will be a Grab-N-Go...

 

St. Paul Monastery food bank will reopen on Friday, June 12

The St. Paul of the Cross Monastery food bank, 148 Monastery Avenue, will reopen on Friday, June 12 at 9:30 a.m. Clients will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing while waiting int the line to receive food. The food bank will be...

 

Diocese to merge parishes

Fifteen groupings of parishes in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, including several churches in the South Pittsburgh area, will merge on July 1, to create 15 new parishes. Sixty-one parishes are part of the mergers. In a letter to parishioners...

 

Zara St. block comes together over food with its own cookbook

An idea to bring their block together during the COVID-19 pandemic came from two long-time Knoxville women grew out of a simple question: What are our neighbors’ favorite recipes? Julia Morris and Joan Smith, who have lived in the 400 block of...

 

Zone 3 safety council reconnecting through Zoom during the pandemic

Updates on the city's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and related matters, were the focus of the May 18 virtual meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The group's first ever Zoom vide...

 

Enforcement to resume in Parking Authority metered lots

Enforcement will resume in Pittsburgh neighborhood metered lots on Monday, June 1. The Pittsburgh Parking Authority will allow the first half-hour parking to be free when parkers enter their license...

 

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...

 

E. Carson St. renovations beginning at First Street

PennDOT District 11 has closed the center lane of East Carson Street from First to Third streets in South Side effective Monday, May 18 weather permitting. The center-lane closure will occur...

 

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...

 

The Reporter plans a return to print edition

The South Pittsburgh Reporter is planning (hoping) to resume a print edition beginning on May 19. To have a paper edition on the streets several things have to come together: First and foremost,...

 

Mt. Oliver Boro Council meets on May 18

Mt. Oliver Borough Council will hold a Remote Regular Meeting on May 18, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Telephone conference call technology will be used. The meeting agenda is available at: https://mtoliver.com/w...

 

League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh schedules candidate forums of local interest

Due to the ongoing social distancing requirements, the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh (LWVGP) will be hosting candidate forums for the upcoming primary election online. "Despite these extraordinary circumstances, we still believe that...

 

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...

 

Gov. Wolf moves Allegheny County and Western Pennsylvania into Yellow Phase of Reopening on May 15

Governor Tom Wolf announced 13 Pennsylvania counties will move to the yellow phase of reopening at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, May 15. Those counties include Allegheny, Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Fulton, Greene, Indiana,...

 

Mayor William Peduto releases statement on Pittsburgh entering Yellow Phase of COVID-19 response

Mayor William Peduto has released the following statement on Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement that he is easing COVID-19 restrictions in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County: “I want to thank Governor Wolf for recognizing all that the greater...

 

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...

 

Proposed Grandview development shared through online meeting

A new proposed development plan for the St. Mary of the Mount Academy was shared with community members over video conference last Wednesday as the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation...

 

ProjectArt continues online art classes at CLP-Carrick

During the COVID-19 pandemic, ProjectArt Pittsburgh continues to provide free arts education to youth ages 4-18, now in online classes. As an afterschool program in six Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh branches, including CLP-Carrick, ProjectArt...

 

MWCDC will hold online Community Forum on April 22

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) will hold an online/teleconference for its April 22 Community Forum. The "Go To Meeting" Community Forum will include a presentation...

 

Pittsburgh City Council meetings are now online

City Council has resumed its schedule of Tuesday and Wednesday meetings at 10 a.m. View the live stream on the city's YouTube Channel, https://pittsburghpa.gov/innovation-performance/city-channel. It is also possible to access the recorded meetings...

 

Governor wants a phased approach to reopening Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf has presented his plan for reopening the commonwealth with a targeted May 8 start. The administration will categorize reopening into three phases: red, yellow, green. Phases will be assigned based on conditions in a county,...

 

Alliance can help Hilltop organizations buy food for distributions

The start of the Hilltop Alliance's (HA) 2020 Fresh Fridays free food distribution program had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Alliance is still looking to help with food...

 

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