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Light the Night Winners

Thanks to our winners and all our neighbors who helped make the Slopes brighter this holiday season. Happy new year!

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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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