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A new concept proposed for 21st Street

Historic districts in Carrick identified

March’s Carrick Community Council (CCC) meeting covered several topics including a historic survey of Carrick, Section 8 public housing, a new construction project in the Verizon building on Brownsville Road, and a pop-up art installation...

A new concept proposed for 21st Street

South 21st Street between Josephine and East Carson Street may be the most unique street in South Side. Sections of 21st Street currently accommodate two travel lanes and up to four lanes of parking...

Proposed housing discussed at S.S. Slopes general meeting

The March general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) included news about South Side Park, OpenStreetsPGH, the new South Watch public safety/code compliance initiative, and more. It was held on March 14 at the Henry...

Planning Forum updated on business, PED, pull-over lane on E. Carson St.

The first presentation at the March 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum was by Sandeepa Kaleida, founder and chief executive officer of Sigma Resources. The certified minority and women-owned technology and IT business develops software and...

Arlington hears promises about spray park for The Fort, again

It's hard to blame members of the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) for being skeptical when city officials come to their meetings and tell them a spray park is coming. They've heard it again and again...

So. Pittsburgh groups among those receiving Love Your Block grants

Mayor William Peduto announced five South Pittsburgh organizations are among those that will receive funding for the 2017 season of the City of Pittsburgh’s Love Your [Resilient] Block grant program. Through the Love Your [Resilient] Block...

Progressive becomes Dollar Bank

A big change is coming to Warrington Avenue this weekend when Progressive Home Federal Savings and Loan completes its merger with Dollar Bank. Progressive Home Federal will close its doors on Friday, March 24 and reopen for business on Monday,...

South Side Park Clean-up April 2

The Friends of South Side Park will host a spring cleanup from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 2. Volunteers should gather at the Bandi Schaum Community Garden at 10 a.m. The work will include general trash cleanup, installing new sign posts for the...

So. Side Chamber Happy Hour Wed.

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will present its next happy hour on Wednesday, March 22, from 57 p.m. Southside Works City Apartments will host the event at its luxury apartments complex, 2626 Tunnel Boulevard. Metered street parking will not be...

Living Stations at Holy Apostles

The Living Stations is coming to Holy Apostles Parish on Sunday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the St Albert the Great site, 3198 Schieck St. The youth ministry at Saint Ferdinand’s parish in Cranberry Township will bring their “Living Stations of...

City plans to reestablish the police Mounted Unit

The City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Department is in the early phases of reestablishing a Mounted Unit for the Police Bureau. The unit will be used to patrol Pittsburgh’s entertainment districts and the city’s numerous special events, giving...

Zone 3 community crime alerts for March 13-19

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: March 13-19. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft by deception – 1700 blk. Grandview Ave. - 3/2/17 at 10:30 PM – victim reported he caught a taxi...

Real estate transactions by RealStats

17th Ward Jon Pitcavage to Cost Sun Group LLC at 30 Uxor Way for $170,000. 18th Ward Horacio Ruiz Cortes to SSHT Community Partn. LLC at 426 E. Warrington Ave. for $36,000. Estate of David Clarke to SSHT Community Partn. LLC at 29 Emerald St. for...

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings 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 123/17 on...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, March 23, at 1:30 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge Richard Kings’s courtroom: • Earl J. Morton, 520 E. Warrington Avenue, 18th Ward, Codes 301.3, 304.2, 304.13. • Industry...

 
 
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