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1st Annual Slopes Photo Contest is now open!

Do you have a photo of the neighborhood that you love and want to share? Enter your best photos (up to three) of the South Side Slopes for a chance to win a gift card and to be featured in … Continue reading

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South Side Slopes Gives Big

Normally, the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) celebrates the holiday season with a holiday party inviting all of our neighbors and asking neighbors to bring a toy for the annual Brashear Association Toy Drive benefiting area children. This year, … Continue reading

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Slopes Announces $5,000 Matching The Brashear Association Grant

For over a hundred years, The Brashear Association has served people in poverty – from those facing temporary challenges to families living in chronic, multi-generational poverty and works to move them toward self-sufficiency. In this time of need, they are … Continue reading

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2020 Slopes Board Updates

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association wants to congratulate and is pleased to announce four newly elected and re-elected members of our Board of Directors. At the March general meeting, Lucía Sánchez Madrigal was elected to be a new member … Continue reading

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Proposed 2019 By-Laws Changes

The Board of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association is proposing the following by-law changes and policy addition for a vote before the membership at our Annual elections meeting on Tuesday October 8, 2019. You can see a copy of … Continue reading

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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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