South Side may see another large permit parking zone in neighborhood

The City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning will hold a Residential Permit Parking (RPP) informational meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 27 for the next proposed permit parking district in South...

Allentown to compete in energy saving contest

Allentown is one of three Pittsburgh neighborhoods soon to be involved in a heated competition to see which neighborhood can save the most energy. ReEnergize Pgh, a project of GTECH Strategies, will pit Allentown, Homewood and Hazelwood in an...

Boro council meeting cut short after repeated outbursts by member

A raucous August 18 Mount Oliver council meeting marked by shouting and procedural challenges ended abruptly with President Darnell Sains calling for adjournment before the agenda was completed. Council member Amber McGough was absent. The meeting...

            Lane restrictions on Rt. 51 this week

      Southbound lane restriction on Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) in the City of Pittsburgh and Whitehall Borough will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 27, weather permitting. A single lane closure will occur as needed on southbound Route 51...

Vegetable preservation workshop on August 30

On Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10-11:45 a.m. at the Buffalo Inn, South Park, Penn State master food preserver, Susan Marquesen, will be demonstrating state of the art techniques for the preservation of summer vegetable crops. Late summer is the perfect...

Miss Freddye to play at Science Center

Local artist Miss Freddye will bring her blues stylings to Carnegie Science Center on Aug. 30 for the final BLUE! performance. The performance will begin at 1 p.m. in the BLUE! exhibit gallery. Free with general admission to the Science Center,...

City, county officials announce final transition of joint 9-1-1

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced that the final transition for the full merger of the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s 9-1-1 will begin this week, with full consolidation of...

Parents projected to spend $245K on raising a child born in 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child. The report shows that a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about...

Healing Mass in honor of St. Rock on Sun.

The Society of Sancta Maria Magdalena celebrates its annual open air Healing Mass in honor of St. Rock, Patron of the Sick on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. The Mass will take place at the newly renovated Alla Famiglia Parking Center on Allen Street in...

St. Pius X Church will hold its annual rummage sale on Sept 5-6

St. Pius X Church, 2336 Brownsville Rd. in Carrick, Pgh. Pa. 15210, will be holding its Annual Rummage Sale on Sept. 5-6 Hours of the sale will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sept. 5 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sept. 6. Shoppers may fill a bag at the $2 Sale...

Letters to the Editor submission guidelines

Letters to the Editor may be submitted by: • Email to tsmith@sopghreporter.com • Mail to PO Box 4285, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 • By Fax at 412-488-8011 The South Pittsburgh Reporter reserves the right to edit letters for length and accuracy....

City police will be conducting back to school safety initiative

With the recent start of the school year the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will be conducting a two-week proactive “Back to School Highway Safety Initiative” to help ensure children make it to and from school in a safe manner. Motorcycle...

Time to apply for city's Citizen's Police Academy

Applications are now being taken for the Pittsburgh Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). Twice a year, CPA brings the police and the community close together in a setting that offers civilians insight into the roles and responsibilities of the Bureau...

Police look for Subway robbery suspect

Pittsburgh Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man suspected of robbing the Subway Sandwich Shop at 219 Shiloh St. on August 16. According to police, the suspect showed the clerk a black semi-automatic handgun that was...

Carrick Library has programs for kids

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick is hosting several programs in the coming weeks for kids from kindergarten to teens. Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse will present Reuse-a-Palooza @ the Library for kids in grades K-5 to celebrate...

Real estate transactions for issue of 8/26/14

16th Ward Bank America NA to SRB Construction LLC at 2618 Stella St. for $75,075. 17th Ward Arash Arshi to Judy Richter at 120 15th St. S Unit 203 for $272,000. Christopher Singer to Ryan Fedornak Singer at 904 Bingham St. for $175,000. John...

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 1:15 p.m. in Magisterial District Judge James Motznik’s Courtroom: • Ralph P. St. Clair, 133 Amabell Street, 19th Ward, Code 302.7. • Alliance PA Holdings LLC, 428...

Zoning Board hearing

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 187/13 on...