Category Archives: News

South Side Slopes Year in Review 2014

What an exciting year for the South Side Slopes! Here are some highlights from 2014: January: We welcomed in Bruce Kraus as President of City Council and Bill Peduto as Mayor of Pittsburgh. February: First General Meeting of the year March: … Continue reading

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South Side Park Trail work to begin this month!

As part of our grant award to improve South Side Park, the SSSNA has partnered with the Mount Washington CDC’s Emerald Trail Corps to improve the hiking trails in the park.  Pending final city approval, the Emerald Trail Corps will … Continue reading

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South Side Slopes Receives $100K Grant for Steps

For Immediate Release June 24, 2014   Contact: Brad Palmisiano Phone: 412-951-3899 Email: SOUTH SIDE SLOPES RECEIVES $100K TO EVALUATE, REPAIR PUBLIC STEPS Allegheny County grant will strengthen network of vital infrastructure   Pittsburgh, PA—On June 20, 2014, the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our new Pittsburgh elected officials!

Last night, South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association President Brian Oswald and former President Brad Palmisiano celebrated the inauguration of Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and the election of new City Council President Bruce Kraus. Congratulations to our new officials, and we … Continue reading

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Paper Streets of Pittsburgh

Last year Harvard Graduate student, Anna Cawrse, received a Penny White Grant to study the paper streets of Pittsburgh. She came to visit our city, walked StepTrek, and had a great time. Click here to read her thoughts: Paper Streets of … Continue reading

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Election of Board of Directors

At our Tuesday October 15 General Meeting we will have an election of new members for our Board of Directors. Mark Zalenchak and Fr. Donald Ware are stepping down from the Board. We thank them for their efforts and energies … Continue reading

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South Side Community Council and the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association invite you to a Grow Pittsburgh Education Session: MINI GARDEN PRIMER. Monday, February 27th at the Brashear Association from 6pm to 8pm. “Don’t know the first thing about vegetable … Continue reading

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Christmas Party

Join us! Tuesday December 13th is our annual Christmas/Holiday party. As in the past, dinner will be provided by the SSSNA, and you are welcome to bring a favorite side dish or dessert. It’s a great opportunity to meet your … Continue reading

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Tree Planting This Saturday!

Join us this Saturday 11/19 at 10 AM at the 18th Street entrance to South Side Park to plant ten new trees. Registration is required. Please go to to reserve your spot.

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Next General Meeting

Our next general meeting will be held on Tuesday October 11 PM at St Paul’s. We hope to see you there!

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