Category Archives: News

Looking back: The origins of the SSSNA

Submitted by Beverly Bagosi Boggio, founding board member 1998-2008, past president and past StepTrek chair On Memorial Day weekend 1998, there was a fire in a home on Holt Street that destroyed three homes in the time that it took … Continue reading

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2017 Board Elections

Welcome to Jamie Balser to the Board of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association. Jamie has been a vocal and active participant in the Friends of South Side Park and many many volunteer days for South Side Park and other … Continue reading

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Welcome New Board Members

Congratulations and welcome to the newest members of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association Board of Directors: Elizabeth Heidenreich Blake McLaren Donna Tarkett Thank you to our departing members: Sarah Alessio Shea, Laura Officer, and Pavel Yakovlev.   

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STEPPIN STANZAS ARTISTS PERFORM POETRY AT 16TH ANNUAL STEPTREK

This year StepTrek is partnering with Steppin Stanzas, a new performance arts project created to promote the use of Pittsburgh’s public steps and celebrate the city’s rich heritage, its diversity, and distinctive geography.   Steppin Stanzas co-founders and lead artists Paola Corso, a poet and … Continue reading

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Church Route Signage Installed

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) is excited to announce the installation of signs marking the “Church Route” through the South Side Slopes. The Church Route is a walking tour that goes up and down our unique stairways providing … Continue reading

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Windom / McArdle Gateway Sign

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) is pleased to announce the completion of a unique entrance marker reflecting the uniqueness of the neighborhoods it announces. The signage has been erected on PJ McArdle Roadway on the corner of Windom … Continue reading

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2016 Slopes Survey

Do you live in the South Side Slopes? If so, South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association wants to know what you think about our neighborhood! Please take 5-10 minutes to complete our online survey, and you can be entered to win … Continue reading

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Proposed Hotel – E. Carson St & Sarah St

There is a new hotel being proposed at the intersection of E. Carson Street and Sarah Street. They are requesting 4 site variances: 60’ max. height : requesting 85’-4”, with majority of structure at 73’-4” and 69’-4” ( the 85’-4” … Continue reading

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South Side Slopes Receives $15K grant for South Side Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Brian Oswald, SSSNA 814-599-4627 brian.oswald@southsideslopes.org SOUTH SIDE SLOPES NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION RECEIVES $15,000 GRANT FROM BIRMINGHAM FOUNDATION FOR SOUTH SIDE PARK DEVELOPMENT Pittsburgh, Pa. (July 17, 2015) – The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) is pleased … Continue reading

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Welcome New Board Member

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association is happy to announce the addition of Laura Officer to the Board of Directors. Originally from Mt. Lebanon, Laura moved to the South Side Slopes in 2011. She works at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, where the mission is … Continue reading

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