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Northside United Lawsuit Thrown Out – Group Plans Next Move

There was a sixty-year-old Oak tree growing in his neighbor’s backyard, and Michael Glass saw that the roots had begun to push out the nice wall that separated the two yards. He knew if...

HUD Offers States, Cities Neighborhood Stabilization Grants

Housing and Urban Development is offering states and cities a chance to buy up and redevelop abandoned properties.

Allegheny West to receive pedestrian improvements

After many years of waiting, residents of Allegheny West will see new construction geared toward improving the Western Avenue business district.

PennDOT to use old canal stones as part of historic “trail”

By Andy Medici The Pittsburgh Public Works lot on Ridge Avenue doesn’t draw a lot of attention. Moveable barricades line one area of the compound alongside a flatbed hitch, about a dozen picnic tables, and...

City Council visits Northside to discuss future, budget issues

By Andy Medici On June 12, Councilwoman Darlene Harris brought the rest of the City Council to the Perry High School auditorium in Observatory Hill to help answer an important question.   Does Pittsburgh have any money? The...

Central Northside Neighborhood Council votes in seven opposition members in clean sweep

As the early enthusiasm surrounding the presidential race took a severe nosedive after the Pennsylvania primary in late April, residents of one Northside neighborhood turned their attention to a more immediate election—that of the...