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What The Reporter means to me - What about you?

Recently, I was sitting in a coffee shop having a conversation about what was happening with The South Pittsburgh Reporter. They had noticed, as most of our readers, the number of pages has gone down and we occasionally take a... — Updated 9/27/2022

 

Volunteers helped

I would like to extend thanks to all the Boy Scout, Cub Scout and Girl Scout troops and their scoutmaster and family members and all the volunteers who came out to help put flags on veterans’ grave at the South Side Cemetery on... — Updated 6/27/2022

 

No semi-automatic rifles

For what reason do we need semi-automatic and automatic rifles? These are military style weapons used to destroy the most people in the least amount of time and effort. With these weapons we are treating people as absentmindedly... — Updated 6/27/2022

 

Memorial Day committee appreciates the help

I would like to extend thanks to all the Boy Scout, Cub Scout and Girl Scout troops and their scoutmaster and family members and all the volunteers who came out to help put flags on veterans’ grave at the South Side Cemetery on... — Updated 6/14/2022

 

Former Mt. Oliver mayor says thanks

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mt. Oliver residents for allowing me to be mayor of Mt. Oliver. It has been my pleasure. From the very beginning, I made it known at borough meetings that I would be proactive in this... — Updated 1/12/2022

 

Roberta Smith was The Reporter

Roberta Smith was The Reporter.  Roberta made The Reporter a household necessity. Everything that you needed to know was in there. She attended every meeting ...everywhere...and reported on it. It became more important than the Pi... — Updated 9/30/2021

 

Area residents voices haven't been heard in Bon Air School decision

On May 27,2021, a meeting of the Bon Air community was held. In attendance were State Senator Wayne Fontana, State Representative Jessica Benham and Councilman Anthony Coghill. There was no one representing the Pittsburgh School... — Updated 8/18/2021

 

Our voices weren't heard

On May 27,2021, a meeting of the Bon Air community was held. In attendance were State Senator Wayne Fontana, State Representative Jessica Benham and Councilman Anthony Coghill. There was no one representing the Pittsburgh School... — Updated 8/12/2021

 

Why in Mt. Oliver?

We agreed, collectively, that the taxpayers of Mt. Oliver Borough and all residents should be made aware of the following issue: The transfer of the liquor license to 104 Brownsville Road. This 104 location has been nothing but a... — Updated 5/13/2021

 

A message from the South Side Chamber of Commerce

As neighbors looked from their windows and many heard on the news, the beautifully restored 150-year-old building that hosted the South Side Welcome Center, J's Master Barbershop,... — Updated 2/17/2021

 

A danger to our way of life

Businesses that do not serve alcohol without food are not breaking any laws at all, and should not be cited for this ridiculous order. Pandemic or no pandemic. They are already being hurt because of Covid and this could... — Updated 12/8/2020

 

Remember David McIntyre

Do you remember David McIntyre? On November 1, 2015 David and his brother CJ were playing video games in the living room of their south Pittsburgh home. Their mother Amanda and... — Updated 11/2/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me...Carolyn K

In addition to the sense of “comfort” knowing that I remember The Reporter being around for so long, The Reporter has consistently provided the information I want to know. More times that I can count, my neighbors and I have... — Updated 7/15/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me - Suzanne Photos

It was sometime ago when you asked your readers to be in touch with you to let you know what The South Pittsburgh Reporter meant to them. I remember talking to you about this and... — Updated 5/26/2020

 

Emerald View Park is alive

I reside on lower Arlington Avenue, where Mt. Washington, Allentown and South Side Slopes converge with the vast Emerald View Park. While the city is silent, Emerald View Park... — Updated 4/28/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me...

I wanted to comment on the usefulness and informative nature of The Reporter. For 50 years, I have been reading, extracting useful information from your paper. As a teenager in 1967, I traveled to and from the South Side at least... — Updated 3/2/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me

The Reporter is a wonderful source for the latest news regarding the southern neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. I grew up in Knoxville, and moved to Mt. Washington when I was 14. I now live in Virginia, and work in DC. I have been here... — Updated 1/25/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me...

Dear Tom, I've been an avid, print journalism reader for more than 50-years. One vital measure of a community is the presence of a civic-minded, local newspaper. There is no better way to get a handle on local color & issues.... — Updated 1/6/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me...

Foremost, The Reporter’s coverage of what’s going on in South Pittsburgh communities is important to me and to the work of the Hilltop Alliance. In the 1980s, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill used to famously say “All... — Updated 1/5/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me...

Tom – Thank you for sharing this story ...and of maintaining the paper which has always been useful to those of us who live in the South Side. More than that, your paper has helped us see the community that we live in and the... — Updated 1/5/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me...

Hi Tom, I have been in the South Side for about a decade and The Reporter has been a window, a connector and an instigator. It has been a window into the close-by worlds that you cover and, but for you, I would have no clue about... — Updated 1/5/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me...

I absolute try to get the Southside Reporter weekly. I love reading it. If we didn't have it how would we get detailed news for our neighborhood? Thank you so much for your service! Lois Perry... — Updated 1/5/2020

 

What The Reporter means to me...

Great question! The South Pittsburgh Reporter is obviously a great source of local news, but what I really love is that every issue reminds me I am part of a neighborhood. I love to thumb through and see photos of friends and... — Updated 1/5/2020

 

Speed humps are working

We’ve had the speed humps on Grandview for a while now and I’m pleasantly surprised at how well they have worked to deter the attention-seeking drivers of loud and speeding vehicles. (If Mom & Dad had only paid more attention... — Updated 12/19/2019

 

It's not 'sour grapes'

In response to the Commentorial in The South Pittsburgh Reporter dated November 26, 2019, it was stated that myself and Mr. Viglione expressed “sour grapes.” The comment I had made was that the Borough of Mt. Oliver receives... — Updated 12/11/2019

 

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