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Residents let library officials know what they would like in renovations

South Side updated at Planning Forum

A brief meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on Nov. 11 consisted mostly of project updates and upcoming events. There were no presentations. In the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier said construction of the...

Mount Washington celebrates partners, neighborhood work

Celebrating its sixth Annual Dinner, the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) took the opportunity to acknowledge work done by the organization’s staff and board and recognize community stakeholders. Newly elected board...

Residents let library officials know what they would like in renovations

A green roof would top the Knoxville library, and more computers and dedicated space for teenagers would fill the space inside if residents get their way. Library users ranging in age from teens to...

Brownsville Road corridor receiving $2.1M for community revitalization

Economic Development South (EDS) has announced $2.1 million in secured funding for investment in the Mount Oliver, Knoxville and Carrick communities. This funding was secured via the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) tax credit...

City to submit Promise Zone application for So. Pittsburgh neighborhoods

The City of Pittsburgh is going to partner with the Urban Redevelopment Authority on a federal “Promise Zone” application to assist previously neglected parts of South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, along with the Hill District, Hazelwood and other...

Costa re-elected leader; Senate Democratic leadership team chosen

Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) was re-elected to lead his caucus in the next legislative session. Sen. Costa will be joined by a leadership team that will assist in devising policy solutions on key issues such as job...

Crochet Buddies donate afghans to women's shelter

The Allentown Senior Center "Crochet Buddies" meet every Tuesday and Thursday to crochet together. Sometimes they work on their own projects, sometimes they work on afghans, tea towels, and other...

Polish Wiglia in S.S.

Polish Falcons of America will sponsor a Traditional Wigilia Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Sokol Club in South Side from 2-4 p.m. PFA Cultural Commissioner, Lawrence Kozlowski, will host the event, leading guests in the sharing of Oplatki prior...

Readshaw to be honored by state optometric group

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, will be recognized as a Distinguished Legislator by the Pennsylvania Optometric Association at its annual convention Nov. 22 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center. The award is presented to state...

Fontana elected to serve as Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman

 State Senate Democrats unanimously elected state Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) to serve as Democratic Caucus chairman for the coming two-year legislative session. The caucus chairman sets the daily caucus agenda and leads the discussion...

Brashear High Extravaganza December 18

Pittsburgh Brashear Holiday Extravaganza is happening Thursday, Dec. 18, from 4-8 p.m. at the school. The evening will be filled with vendors for holiday shopping, with an evening orchestra concert at 6 p.m. and coffee house at 7 p.m. Vendors and...

Live Nativity planned at the Concord Church

Concord Presbyterian Church’s live Nativity/Open House will take place on Sunday, Dec. 14 from 3-5 p.m. Community members are welcome to come and see the live Nativity and then to visit the church to see the Christmas decorations and have...

Smart Blonde opens at City Theatre

City Theatre continues its 40th anniversary season with a world premiere, commissioned play. Smart Blonde, by Willy Holtzman, directed by Peter Flynn, will run in City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio November 15 – December 21.  From the author of The...

CLP-Carrick activities

CLP-Carrick programs for youth continue through November and December. Regular programs include: Storytime: Toddler and Preschooler Tales is on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. through December 16. Stories, songs, and more fun activities are designed to...

Ready Freddy teaming with Arlington PreK-2 to improve the attendance of kindergarteners

Starting this fall, parents of children attending kindergarten at Arlington PreK-2 are receiving friendly supportive calls when their children are absent from school, through a partnership between...

Real estate transactions for issue of 11-18-14

16th Ward Jeffrey McKean to Kevin Michael Cushin at 38 1/2 Greeley St. for $104,500. Gary Turner to Bon and Kevin Tu Nguyen at 3015 Josephine St. for $25,500. Mary St. Properties LLC to Braulio Silva at 2912 Mary St. for $291,000. 17th Ward KBDH...

South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 1:00 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • RAED Investments Inc., 318 Natchez Street, 19th Ward, Continued Codes 302.4, 307.1. The following...

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearing of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 247/14 on...

 
 
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