Police commander wants top three issues in Slopes

At the May 12 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), new Zone 3 Commander Larry Scirotto spoke about a community-police partnership. The other brief presentation was of an overview of the proposed mosaic steps...

South Side Hilltop's Memorial Day "Parade" coming up on Monday

The South Side Hilltop Memorial Day Parade Committee will hold Memorial Day services this weekend to commemorate their comrades and remember those who sacrificed for their country. Representatives...

Bikes, food and permit parking highlight Planning Forum session

Bikes, food fest, and residential permit parking (RPP) were among the topics at the May 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. In the evening’s only presentation, Erin Potts of Bike Share Pittsburgh talked about the city’s new...

CLP-Knoxville will start $3.2 million renovation in June

CLP-Knoxville will close on June 27 to undergo a $3.2 million renovation to the 50-year-old building. Renovations will take 10-12 months but will not significantly change many features of the exterior of the masonry and concrete block building. The...

Carrick senior residence project receives state tax credits

Carrick residents and business owners are celebrating a $1,029,560 tax credit awarded to the Hillcrest Senior Residences, a senior living development that has been in the works since 2011. The tax...

Spirits Moving workout

New participants are welcome at “Spirits Moving” workout and play in the gym of South Side Presbyterian Church on Thursday evenings 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., starting May 21, sharing breath and movement disciplines, body prayers, and play for the...

Changes underway at city's department of Permits, Licenses, Inspections

New changes are underway at the Department of Permits, Licenses & Inspections (PLI) to make it more customer-friendly and efficient for Pittsburgh residents and businesses. The changes spearheaded by PLI Director Maura Kennedy include upgrades to...

Spring Redd Ups a success

Reports from communities for area Redd Ups in March, April and May indicate spring cleanups attracted 19,500 volunteers who removed 480 tons of litter. An estimated 350 communities in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County and beyond participated. Citizens...

Zone 3 Public Safety Council collecting Teddy Bears for officers and area kids

After several incidents involving Zone 3 police officers and children in the zone, the Zone 3 Public Safety Council wanted to help soothe the children during the call. On May 6, three officers...

Science Center honors veterans with a special memorial service on Sunday

Carnegie Science Center will honor veterans with a special memorial on Sunday, May 24. Veterans of USS VI Requin Base will host a ceremony from 10 – 11 a.m. on USS Requin, the Cold War-era submarine moored along the Ohio River. The event is free...

Carrick 'last hump' cleanup

The Carrick Community Council will host a “last hump of every month community cleanup” on Wednesday, May 27. Volunteers meet behind Carrick shopping center, behind Dunkin Donuts and RiteAid, at 6 p.m. for bags gloves and clean up assignment. ...

City, boro to "shake on it"

In the spirit of cooperation City of Pittsburgh Mount Oliver Borough officials will gather for a ceremonial handshake at noon on May 30. City of Pittsburgh councilmembers Bruce Kraus and Natalia Rudiak, Zone 3 police representatives including...

Applications available for Georgina Peters Scholarship

Applications are now available for the Georgina Chamberlain Peters Scholarship. This annual award is presented by The Brashear Association at its awards luncheon, Bravo, Brashear!, held in the fall. The Peters Scholarship is given to an individual...

It's possible to change St. John Vianney's future

As a third generation active member of St. George Parish and the succeeding St. John Vianney, I would share some thoughts about the April 28, 2015 South Pittsburgh Reporter article “St. John Vianney Church faces an uncertain future.” Almost all...

            Carrick open-air marketplace meeting postponed

      The final design presentation of an open-air marketplace/farmer’s market, the cornerstone project of the Carrick Dairy District, scheduled for Thursday, May 21, 6:30 p.m. at Pittsburgh Concord PreK-5, has been postponed. A new date for the...

Beltzhoover Block Watch

The monthly meeting of the Lower Beltzhoover Block Watch will be held on Wednesday, May 27, at 29 Sylvania Ave in the Community Room at 6 p.m. The meeting is not limited to lower Beltzhoover residents and is open to everyone. The agenda includes...

Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch will meet at St. John Vianney May 28

The next meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 7 p.m. at the St. John Vianney Church Parish Center, 823 Climax Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Guest speaker will be Zone 3 Crime Prevention Officer...

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

Due to a water main break on Gregory Street that shut off water, UUBU6 was forced to move its Mother's Day Brunch to Monday Night and a tradition was...

D-Day: Normandy 1944 tells the story of the largest Allied operation of WWII

D-Day: Normandy 1944 is now showing on Pittsburgh’s biggest screen at Carnegie Science Center’s Rangos Omnimax Theater. The film tells the story of June 6, 1944 – the largest Allied operation of World War II in Normandy, France. It explains...

Register now for kindergarten at Pittsburgh Concord PreK-5

Pittsburgh Concord PreK-5 is now registering children for kindergarten in t he fall. Children must be five years old by September 30. Documents needed to register the child include: Birth certificate; immunization records with dates; two proofs of...

Mercy Health System offering free screenings

Pittsburgh Mercy Family Health Center, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s family medicine primary care physician practice, will mark its third anniversary in the community with a free health fair on Thursday, May 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at 249 South...

Real estate transactions from RealStats

16th Ward Black & Gold Properties LLC to Malcolm Butters at 2652 Larkins Way for $390,000. Mercedes Kostelnik to Mercedes Kostelnik and Beverly Kubiak at 2534 Leticoe St. for $10 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $35,310). Mark...

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 140/15 on...