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Mayor submits 2019 budgets to city council

Mayor William Peduto last week presented the city’s proposed 2019 Operating and Capital budgets to Pittsburgh City Council. They included no tax increases, and included increased spending on priorities including landslides and flooding,...

 

Buy your cookies by the pound at Holy Trinity sale

Holy Trinity Cathedral will hold its Annual Cookie Sale on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 50 different varieties of cookies will be available for $10 per pound. Nut rolls, apricot rolls, poppy seed rolls and more will be available...

 

Phillips Recreation Center will hold an Open House

Phillips Recreation Center, 201 Parkfield Street in Carrick, will hold an Open House on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6-8 p.m. The Open House will celebrate the revamp of the recreation center. Staff will share upcoming events and exciting plans for the...

 

Family PlayShop series is coming to Carrick library

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Carrick will be hosting a four week Family PlayShop series on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning November 27. Children learn and grow through play. Laugh, discover and explore with your child during this special...

 

Operation Safety Net shelter will be open nightly thru mid-March

Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net® has announced a new, temporary location and the hours of operation for the winter shelter for persons who are experiencing homelessness. The new location, Shepherd’s Heart Fellowship and Veteran’s...

 

Submissions needed from seniors for area art show

The Beechview Community Center is seeking artists, 50 or more years old, to submit one or two pieces of original artwork for its Artful Aging Exhibition at the center in January. Original artwork can be paintings, drawings, photography, sculptures...

 

Early Bird tickets on sale for Mittens & Mingles

The sixth annual Mittens & Mingles benefitting the South Side Welcome Center and The Brashear Association takes place on December 6 at Clear Story Studio. The retro-chic celebration highlights...

 

City will hold biannual curbside yard waste collection on Nov. 17

The City of Pittsburgh will conduct its second special biannual curbside yard waste collection on Saturday, Nov. 17. Resident participation in this program supports the effort to sustaining a...

 

Free Thanksgiving dinner on Hilltop November 15

The Beltzhoover Civic Association is offering a free Thanksgiving Feast for any Hilltop resident. The feast will be on Sunday, Nov. 18 beginning at 4 p.m. in the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard...

 

Shop South Side on Nov. 24 for Small Business Saturday

The Historic South Side Business District welcomes everyone to shop at small businesses in the South Side on November 24, Small Business Saturday.  Come for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Enjoy an ice cream, pretzel, milkshake, or fudge? Find...

 

Greenleaf St. reopens after landslide, more work still needs to be completed

In mid-February of this year, Pittsburgh experienced one of the largest and most impactful landslides within the city in recent memory. Tons of soil material came down from Mount Washington, overtopping Greenleaf Street and causing the temporary...

 

Spaghetti dinner benefits Concord Church

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Spaghetti Dinner on November 17 from 4-7 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. For more information, call 412-882-1141. The Concord Presbyterian Church is at 1907...

 

DOC makes changes to book, publication policy

The Department of Corrections (DOC) has released details of its new book and publication policy aimed at addressing inmate, family and book donation group requests while ensuring safety for all. “We have listened to inmates and their families and...

 

URA to issue RFP on affordable housing gap

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh is set to issue a request for proposals for developers and non-profits to apply for funding to create and preserve affordable housing in the city.  This is the first RFP to be issued on expenditures...

 

Concord Christmas breakfast is December 1

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Christmas Breakfast on December 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost of the breakfast is $5 and includes pancakes, egg and sausage. There will also be crafts and a visit from Santa For more information, call...

 

Readshaw Funeral Home is a drop-off site for Toys for Tots

Readshaw Funeral Home is again a drop-off site for the Toys for Tots program. Those interested in dropping off a new unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots program, may leave them at Readshaw’s Funeral Home, 1503 Brownsville Road, from 9:30 a.m. to...

 

Amy Schrempf announces candidacy for District 3

South Side resident Amy R. Schrempf has announced her candidacy for Pittsburgh City Council District 3. Since 2002, Ms. Schrempf has been a practicing attorney with offices on East Carson Street. She...

 

Tobacco cessation health fair slated for Nov. 15 at the SS Market House

A tobacco cessation health fair will be available to the public on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the South Side Market House, 202 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. The public is welcome learn more about topics including: smoking,...

 

Center looks to start a Bunco club

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center, Inc. is looking to start a Bunco and LCR Club which will meet at the center on a weekday afternoon. Both games, Bunco and LCR, are games of chance dice games. The day to meet has not yet been determined but...

 

Prince of Peace Veterans Mass

Prince of Peace Parish invites all veterans and their families to a Mass at St. Peter Church, 28th and Sarah streets, on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. The Mass will remember living and deceased veterans with special prayers and music...

 

Carrick Library game week, programs for kids of all ages

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick Branch will offer several events and opportunities in the coming weeks. Those looking for a place to hang out and have fun with friends or family where they can read, learn, and play should plan on visiting...

 

Library programs include CD alternatives and crafts

Upcoming programs at the Baldwin Library include: All items must go at The Baldwin Library’s Fall Book Sale. A mixed bag is $5 (CDs, DVDs, books, etc.). The sale continues on: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.;...

 

DEP offers funding for environmental education

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites schools, nonprofit organizations, and businesses to apply for $205,000 in 2019 Environmental Education Grants to support a wide range of enviro-education projects. “From a...

 

Open Mic Coffee House this Friday at the SSPC

The next Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is Friday, Nov. 9, 7:30 – 9 p.m., and welcomes singers, poets, readers, dancers, comedians, and more to the stage. Those interested in sharing, should call 412-431-0118 or...

 

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