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Mission of Hope volunteers make an impact in South Pittsburgh

Seventeen volunteers from St. Joseph Catholic church in Strongsville, OH who call themselves “Mission of Hope” descended on Pittsburgh in mid-July with a single goal: to help. This multi-generational group of volunteers provides “traveling retr...

 

Hawaiian Luau for seniors at Allentown center Aug. 20

Seniors 60 and over are invited to the Allentown Senior Citizens Center for a Hawaiian Luau on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Don a favorite flowered shirt, grass skirt or muu muu for the activities that begin at 10 a.m. There will be live entertainment by Bruce...

 

National Night Out in the Slopes/Arlington

The Arlington/East Slopes National Night Out celebration brought neighbors from across both neighborhoods to Cobden Street for hot dogs, music, yard games and more fun. Pittsburgh police were among the officials that joined in the fun at the now...

 

St. Pius X will hold annual Rummage Sale

 St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Road in Carrick (15210), will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on Sept. 7, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call the church at 412-881-8344 with questions about the Rummage Sale....

 

San Rocco festival is on August 25 in Mt. Oliver

The Western Orthodox Church House of the Holy Magi will celebrate the San Rocco Festa on Sunday, Aug. 25 from 2:30-8:30 p.m. The celebration will take place on the grounds at the church’s Mt. Oliver location,108 Locust St. beginning with the...

 

CLP-Carrick programs for adults, children throughout August

Check out what’s happening at you’re the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick in August. Summer Food & Fun continues is free for all kids 18 and under, no registration required, at CLP – Carrick, Monday through Friday until August 23. A...

 

South Side branch library has programs for all ages during the month of August

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – South Side has programs for all ages during August Children’s programs include: Storytime: Family Fun: Thursday Aug. 8, 15 at 11 a.m. Bring the whole family for books, songs and rhymes. Through the joy of...

 

Free back to school dinner, school supplies in Carrick

The Dairy District Advisory Group with support from the Carrick Community Council, EDS and neighborhood business sponsors will hold the second annual Back to School Community dinner and school supply giveaway on Thursday, Aug. 8, 6-7 p.m. Food...

 

Third annual South Side Park Goat Fest is in the books as a success

The third annual South Side Park Goat Fest was held last Saturday, July 27, with more than 2,500 attendees. Sponsors REI, UPMC Mercy and Michael Baker International provided underwriting for the...

 

Stargazing is next on the agenda for South Side Park's Arlington Field

South Side Park’s Arlington Ball field will be the scene for Star Party hosted by Pittsburgh City Ranger Zachary Zelazny, from 9-10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, weather permitting. South Side Athletic Association will open the concession stand...

 

State announces millions in grants for South Pittsburgh, city projects

State Senators Jay Costa and Wayne D. Fontana announced millions in state grants for Pittsburgh development projects. “These state dollars will support and speed up progress on innovative projects that will help create jobs, attract investment and...

 

City awarded funding for electric vehicle charging stations

Gov. Tom Wolf and the Department of Environmental Protection announced the City of Pittsburgh is receiving $245,000 to install six electric vehicle charging stations at a public parking lot in East Liberty. Mayor William Peduto’s administration...

 

South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace meets Moms Demand Action founder

Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, met with members of the South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace (SPCP). Ms. Watts, a Colorado resident, is the author of “Fight Like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on...

 

PWSA releases latest lead compliance test results

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has released results from its most recent compliance testing for lead required by state and federal regulations. Samples were collected by customers from worst case scenario homes that were verified to...

 

St. Pius X will hold annual Rummage Sale

 St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Road in Carrick (15210), will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on Sept. 7, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call the church at 412-881-8344 with questions about the Rummage Sale....

 

Holy Apostles Parish will hold a Festival of Praise

A Festival of Praise will be hosted by Holy Apostles Parish at St. Albert the Great Church, 3171 Churchview Ave. on Saturday, Aug. 10. This month’s theme is “Jesus’ Call to Us.” The service will include an inspirational homily by Father Joe...

 

Applications are now open for city's Civic Leadership Academy

The application period for the City of Pittsburgh’s Civic Leadership Academy is now open. The Civic Leadership Academy is a free, 11-week course encouraging more informed, effective, and inspired community and civic leadership by giving city...

 

Communities Against Crime event at Carrick Dairy District

A Communities against Crime event is planned for the Carrick Dairy District Pavilion, 1529 Brownsville Road, on July 30, from 5:30-8 p.m. The event includes a meet and greet with Pittsburgh Police,...

 

St. George Preservation Society T-shirts available until August 3

New St. George T-shirts are available for a limited time. The t-shirts are available for $20 or $18 for 2019 St. George Church Preservation Society (SGCPS) members. Orders must be placed before...

 

City to operate a drop-off center for electronics, household hazardous waste

Starting July 24, for the first time since TVs and computers were banned from Pennsylvania landfills in 2010, the City of Pittsburgh will subsidize a twice-weekly option for electronics and household hazardous waste recycling at a drop-off site in th...

 

July 27 is the next Hilltop Urban Farm volunteer day

The Hilltop Urban Farm, the largest urban farm in the country, has scheduled volunteer days throughout the spring, summer and fall. Volunteers are needed on July 27, August 31, September 28 and...

 

Give your input on Esser Plaza

South Side Community Council (SSCC) is currently working on a plan to revitalize Esser Plaza on the corner of E. Carson and 12th streets to be a welcoming open space where the community can gather. The SSCC is asking for input on the revitalization...

 

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