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Open Mic night is Friday in South Side

On Friday, Dec. 13, the South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to its monthly Open Mic Coffee House at 7:30-9 p.m. Those with songs or a poem, a dramatic piece, dance, or comedy that they...

 

Jay Costa, State Senate Democratic Leader, announces 2020 re-election campaign 

State Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) has announced his intention to seek re-election to the Pennsylvania Senate from the 43rd District. "While we've come far, I know there's still...

 

Mayor Peduto joins new climate Mayors Steering Committee guiding nationwide climate action

Mayor William Peduto has announced his participation in the newly launched Climate Mayors Steering Committee, a group of 24 mayors who will serve as a leading voice in efforts to further climate action across the United States. The Steering...

 

Health Fair at South Side Market House on Dec. 16

The South Side Market House Healthy Active Living Center will host a Health Fair on December 16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Vendors will be on-site to answer health and wellness questions. Vendor include: Alzheimer’s Association; Cindi Carioli, Senior...

 

Warming center opens in Allentown

Abiding Missions is again opening its emergency warming center from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. when temperatures reach 25 degrees or colder. The warming center is at the Missions’ building, 731 Excelsior Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Those coming to the...

 

St. George calendars on sale

St. George 2020 Calendars are available in Allentown. These 2020 calendars feature a different color photo from St. George Church (St. John Vianney) for each month. Calendars are available for a...

 

Celebrate the Season in Allentown

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center will “Celebrate the Season” on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The event begins at 10 a.m. with a special guest arriving from the North Pole. There will be pictures with the special guest and caroling. Lunch will be served...

 

Costa legislation would reform process of drivers license suspensions in Penna

Senator Pat Stefano (R-Fayette) and Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. (D-Allegheny) announced plans to introduce legislation that would reform the process of license suspension for driving...

 

Market House is back open

The South Side Market House Senior Center, 12th & Bingham Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203, has reopened for activities. The center is open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday thru Friday. New and old friends welcome. Call 412-488-8404 for additional...

 

Free parking for Christmas

Free parking is being offered in Mt. Oliver Borough from December 18-25. Shoppers are welcome to come to the borough and not have to "feed the meter" the week before Christmas....

 

Be an angel, a Snow Angel, help out an elderly neighbor

The City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community affairs is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Snow Angels Program. This program pairs older adult residents and residents with disabilities with...

 

Holy Trinity Cathedral cookie sale on Dec. 14

Holy Trinity Cathedral's Annual Cookie Sale will be on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. More than 50 different cookie varieties will be available in addition to nut rolls, apricot rolls, poppy...

 

Story Forum allows seniors to tell tales

The Market House Senior Center, 12th and Bingham streets, is holding a new initiative, “Story Forum,” a free forum to allow senior participants to express themselves through the written word or an oral story-line.  Story Forum will not be a...

 

Carrick Light Up Night Dec. 6 in Phillips Park

Carrick Light Up Night is Friday, Dec. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Philips Park. The awesome community holiday event will feature a tree lighting, performances by local school choruses and Dance by Janet. Family friendly activities include cookie...

 

SSSNA holiday party Dec. 12

South Side Slopes residents are welcome to come and celebrate with neighbors and friends on Dec. 12. The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) annual holiday party will take place on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 6:30-9 p.m. at Zenith, 86 S....

 

Pancake breakfast and craft show

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Christmas Pancake Breakfast and Craft Show on December 7 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Cost of the breakfast is $5. There will also be a Chinese Auction. Concord Presbyterian Church is at 1907 Brownsville Road,...

 

City PLI Director Maura Kennedy leaving with Amazon

After six years working successfully to modernize the City of Pittsburgh's building inspection systems, Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspection Director Maura Kennedy is leaving the city for a...

 

City scores 100 in Municipal Equality Index Scorecard

For the third year in a row, the City of Pittsburgh has scored 100 in the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index Scorecard (MEI), which rates how inclusive municipal laws, policies, and...

 

Shop small this Saturday

The South Side Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to "shop small" in our Historic South Side business district, especially on Small Business Saturday on November 30. Yes, it is on the Saturday after...

 

Directors elected to MWCDC Board

Three new members and two returning members complete the 2020 Board of Directors for Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC). The two members re-elected to the board are...

 

Planning grant for Hays Woods received by city

The Department of City Planning has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Community Conservation Program for the Hays Woods Master Plan. The grant will be matched by the City of Pittsburgh. The grant...

 

Join the St. George Church preservation society for '20

St. George Church Preservation Society (SGCPS) memberships for 2020 are now available for a $15 donation per person. Memberships support the mission of the SGCPS and include the following benefits:...

 

City announces matching funds from Recycling Partnership for blue recycling bins

Based on the City of Pittsburgh's zero-waste goals and the city's commitment to help residents transition to a containerized recycling system, The Recycling Partnership is offering Pittsburgh a grant...

 

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