2010 Biggest newsmakers and stories


From long-awaited development projects taking off to charity projects and changes in education, 2010 was another big year for the Northside. Catch up on the news you might have missed or just reminisce about the big stories that happened during the pastyear.
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Northside councilwoman named city council president

Columbus Square Associates break ground on new Manchester development

Charity sends relief to Haiti after devastating earthquake

Unitarian Universalist church to celebrate its 100th anniversary

Trails in Riverview Park to get facelift

Photogallery: Northside digs out after record snowfall

25th Anniversary Special Edition

Deutschtown residents disgruntled over utility’s proposed crossover station

Brightwood embarks on new housing project

Deutschtown residents disgruntled over utility’s proposed crossover station 


The Priory Hotel holds groundbreaking for expansion

URA and PennDOT to rehab two railroad overpasses in Deutschtown

New microgrant-funded projects will bring art and urban gardens to Northside communities

Northsiders crowd meeting on ‘Allegheny City Corridor’

CCAC’s new science building slated for fall construction

Ravenstahl, Wheatley win Democratic nominations for state rep.’s races

Aviary holds ceremony for large expansion


Bernie Klein: 1922-2010

Brightwood offers new canoe, kayak launch site

Bistro Soul gives Northside a sample of things to come

The Pittsburgh Banjo Club, a Northside tradition welcoming a younger fanbase

A future loft district takes shape

With heavy dose of community’s perseverence, Brightwood development succeeds

Central Northside plans to revitalize the neighborhood by 2015

School district makes changes for 2010-11 school year, more to come

Casino celebrates 1st birthday by giving $1 million to Leadership Conference

Tug of war over dog park between city, residents continues

Jazz Poetry Concert gathers poets, musicians from the world over

Providence Family Center focuses on future, not tragedy

Northsiders praise and protest proposed park

Service cuts inevitable for Northside riders

Library proposes to cut spending, hours rather than close branches

Northside Partnership celebrates 20 years of collaboration

Ground broken on new soccer field in Riverview Park

Obituary: Mike Coleman was passionate, committed to Northside neighborhoods

Garden Theater block: Mostly positive response on developer decision

Once ugly underpass to become art gallery

Some Oliver and Perry athletics may be combined in program reform

Hustler Club poised to open in Chateau

In Memoriam: Betty Jane Ralph

Metropolitan Baptist Church: Serving the Northside for 160 years

Reactions to proposed Northside charter school mixed

Officials: Library branches to remain open, but sustainable funding needed

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