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Wilkinsburg Demolition Projects

Date: 1/4/17 Contact: Patrick Shattuck, Council Pres. or Donn Henderson, Borough Mgr. 412-244-2969 Borough Statement on Demolitions and Blight 1/3/17 Last week, multiple news channels have chosen to focus on recent emergency demolition projects in Wilkinsburg.  While dealing with blight … Continue reading

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Wilkinsburg Ardmore Grant

Ardmore Boulevard in Wilkinsburg will be getting a facelift in 2017 thanks to a recently awarded grant. On Tuesday, December 6th, Governor Wolf announced investments to support statewide economic development and infrastructure efforts and job creation through the Commonwealth Financing Authority, … Continue reading

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Pledge Your Support for the Train Station Project

Visit WilkStation.org to contribute to this landmark community project today We kicked off the Wilkinsburg Train Station Restoration Project earlier this month, and are excited to announce we are well on our way to reaching our $3 million goal! To … Continue reading

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Scrubba’s Cleaning | We free up your time so you can focus on what matters

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Hire an Urban Real Estate Specialist that CARES About the Community You Want to Live In.

Call DeAnna Davis today! 412.377.3823 Save Save Save

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Who has helped you achieve where you are today?

Eight new graduates across Point Park University’s four schools shared their thoughts about who has helped them along their journey to earning a master’s degree from Point Park. Below is the response from a friend of Soul Pitt, Mr. Lorenzo … Continue reading

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Steel Center | Basic Residential Electrical Wiring

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Steel Center | Interested in Welding?

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Provident Charter School

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Join Pittsburgh EMS!

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Visit www.TheSoulPitt.com Daily – It’s good for your SOUL :)

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NEED Mentoring Program Site Coordinator

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Never reveal your next move…

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Soul Pitt Quarterly Magazine WINS 2016 Vann Award | Congrats to Soul Pitt Quarterly Writer Ron Fisher!

Soul Pitt Media staff would like to congratulate Ron Fisher on his 1st Pittsburgh Black Media Federation Vann award tonight for his Johnstown Spotlight Series featured in Soul Pitt Quarterly!!! Awesome job Ron, we love you!

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Soul Pitt CEO Awarded Business Woman of the Year by the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc.

“Thank you so much for recognizing my efforts in something that I am so passionate about — Pittsburgh and Technology.  It is with these two passions I have built a business while serving the Pittsburgh community with positive images and … Continue reading

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Higher Achievement is looking for 4th and 5th grade students for our year-round academic enrichment program

Visit www.higherachievement.org and click “ENROLL” Questions? Contact: recruiter@higherachievment.org or call (412) 721-0695

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Be the One to Answer the Call | Join Pgh Fire

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PITTSBURGH PROUD

Constance Parker, President Pittsburgh Chapter NAACP was recently selected as one of the community leaders nationwide to take part in a teleconference call with President Barack Obama to help galvanize support for Merrick Garland’s nomination for Supreme Court Justice. A … Continue reading

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Soul Pitt Ticket Winner!

Congrats to Gail! One of our winners of the two Madea tickets and Panera Bread gift card! Remember, you must be a Soul Pitt Soul Blast email subscriber to be entered into our contests.

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Sylvia Celeste Deaderick, Realtor -SRES | Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist

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Johnstown Native Takes Fitness to the Streets

By Ron Fisher Most of us start the New Year with some sort of resolution, however, as time passes those resolutions go right out the window. Johnstown native Joe Greenwood is here to remind us that one particular resolution is … Continue reading

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Royal Roots, a fair trade collection of skirts and accessories

Ujamaa Collectives First Direct International Fair Trade Contract By Renee P. Aldrich The terrain of lush greenery, palm and pine trees grow beside each other; the red clay soil that creates the roads in Tanzania’s Village of Kagera located in East … Continue reading

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Choose Liberty Tax to have your Taxes Prepared Call 412.271.6060

When you choose Liberty Tax, you choose to have your taxes prepared in a warm, friendly environment with a tax professional dedicated to meet your specific needs. Come as you are, kick your feet up, and relax – taxes are … Continue reading

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St. James Food Service Ministry | 4th Sunday 1PM-6PM

          [click photos for larger view] St. James Food Service Ministry opened up on Sunday, June 24, 2012. Under the direction of our Coordinator Hazel Jackson, the Food Service Ministry is a ministry in which the … Continue reading

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Inaugural Live Well Restaurants Celebrated by Health Department

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Health Department today designated the first group of eating establishments as Live Well Restaurants. The announcement, made by Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker, took place this morning at the very first restaurant to make … Continue reading

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Calling all MENTORS to Participate in Gwen’s Girls RAPS Program at Propel!

Visit www.gwensgirls.org or call 412.904.4239 ext. 13 to learn more about our mentoring program

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Fayette Resources is Now Hiring!

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Rock’s Landing – The New Destination Location, Happy Hour & New Orleans Cuisine.

“Rocks Landing Bar & Grille, McKees Rocks’ newest restaurant and bar. Located on Chartiers Avenue, Rocks Landing is owned by PK Brown, owner of Professional Limousine Service and Sam Woodson. Their mission? To create an old school, laid-back vibe where … Continue reading

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We Will HAUL, MOVE, LANDSCAPE or SNOW REMOVAL | YOU CALL WE DO IT ALL!

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Because “never” happens all the time. That’s why we’re there.

For more information call 412-351-3305

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Anna Middleton Waite Adult Learning Center | Class from 6PM to 8PM @ St. Paul A.M.E. Church in McKeesport PA

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Don’t Judge a Brotha by his Ride – Troy Miles and his Bentley Flying Spur

 

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McKeesport church to make learning center available to community | Via Triblive.com

St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in McKeesport is celebrating its 150th anniversary with the theme “A Faithful Past, A Hopeful Future, The Journey Continues…” Part of that journey involves the introduction of the Anna Middleton-Waite Learning Center with an … Continue reading

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of Sept 30, 2015

Fall is in the air, harvest season is here!  Donna and Terina put you down with upcoming October entertainment and church events around town from Church Anniversaries to a new spot for Jazz and mature adults.  Click the play button … Continue reading

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of Sept 21, 2015

Soul Pitt Media has so much to offer you as far as ways to get exposure about your event or service and this is the show to find out all about it in this episode!    

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Sweet Dreams Child Care – 24 Hour Child Care Solutions

New site coming soon. Enroll Today!

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of September 14, 2015

Jazz, jazz and more jazz! Plus plenty of free church events and programs.  Entertainment is definitely not slowing down just because summer is coming to an end. Allow Donna and Terina to put you down with what to do.

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Ola Appetit’s Delicious Mission | Go Fund Me

I am Olafemi Mandley, sole proprietor of Ola Appetit Catering Company.  Our mission is to nourish the body, mind and soul and improve our community and environment through education, supporting local businesses and through charitable contributions.  We have worked for … Continue reading

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Men’s Shoe Sale Clearance / $49.95 per pair at Michelangelo’s in Penn Hills, PA

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NEED is currently hiring

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of September 1, 2015

From the AKA’s to Kente Arts jazz events; Soul Sessions, Church Revivals, Bus Trips and More!  Donna and Terina put you down with what’s happening around town.

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of August 24, 2015

Soul Pitt Media has so much to offer you as far as ways to get exposure about your event or service and this is the show to find out all about it in this episode!

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of August 17, 2015

Donna and Terina put you down with all the happenings going on around Pittsburgh. This weekend is no exception! There is plenty to do so turn up your speakers and take notes.

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Michelangelo’s Tailoring and Tuxedo Rentals

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Wilkinsburg Passes Enhanced Tax Abatement to Spur Private Development

Working with the Borough of Wilkinsburg, Wilkinsburg School District, and Palo Alto Partners, the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC) has developed an enhanced tax abatement strategy as part of a toolkit to spur private development in the distressed borough. The … Continue reading

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Homewood Rising: A Community with plans to be in the driver seat of soon coming Development

By Renee P. Aldrich Change is on the horizon for the Homewood neighborhood. With an overall history of negativity in terms of the high level of crime, which includes drug activity and heightened gun violence, this community is bracing itself … Continue reading

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Johnstown Spotlight: Andres Taylor and Dr. George Pueblitz Presents “Bulldog Arena”

By Ron Fisher The streets of downtown Johnstown were once known as the bustling streets of the city with its many storefronts and steady flow of traffic. These days, things appear a little differently as you walk through the city’s … Continue reading

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Community Advocate Mycaiah Camile | KidsKardio, Big Ideas for Little Lives

by bonita penn One prominent question that busy parents ask is: what and where are the available activities for my children?   In today’s health conscious climate, parents are not only in search of fun activities, but ones that build healthy … Continue reading

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Gwen’s Girls is in Need of Your Energy and Wisdom!

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Success Stories from the Ward Home

By Bonita Lee Penn Jamee-Alaeylah Dany’le Garth-Flemister is a senior at Propel Andrew Street High School in Munhall. She is also involved in the Ward Home’s Supervised Independent Living Program (S.I.L.).  The S.I.L. program is a 24-hour supervised community-based residential … Continue reading

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Dennis Henderson, Community Change Agent

by Marcia Liggett for SPQ Magazine How did a young Black boy from a small, inner city neighborhood in Erie, PA, grow up to become an inspirational role model and asset to the Pittsburgh region? Take a peek into the … Continue reading

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Urban Fellowship Community Church is currently seeking Musicians and Singers for their Praise and Worship Team!

Urban Fellowship Community Church is currently seeking Musicians and Singers. The team of musicians and singers will lead the praise and worship service and special events. Urban Fellowship Community Church is a non-denominational congregation located at 2413 Center Avenue Pittsburgh, … Continue reading

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Urban Fellowship Community Church Child Development Center Position

PT Administrator position at Urban Community Developmental Child Care Learning Center.  Call 412.853.5203 for more information.

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of Aug 10, 2015

Soul Pitt Media has so much to offer you as far as ways to get exposure about your event or service and this is the show to find out all about it in this episode!  

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of Aug 3, 2015

Have you ever wanted to advertise on TheSoulPitt.com website or even in the magazine Soul Pitt Quarterly? Did you know that we have a free event calendar and free diversity directory? Soul Pitt Media has so much to offer you.

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Luxury Downtown Living! Unit 1402 at The Carlyle

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Change Your Mind Change Your Season: Sometimes networking just happens…Always be ready!

By James Boggus Networking opportunities do not always happen in hotel ballrooms complete with nametags.  As an entrepreneur, you never know when you may meet someone at a restaurant, a ball game, or even at the gym, who may be … Continue reading

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of July 27, 2015

From having fun, getting fit and being fabulous to home tours in Blackridge, Christian events with plenty of free food and more. Listen up for cool things to do even during a heat wave!

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of July 21, 2015

Donna and Terina put you with what’s going on in Pittsburgh.  From upcoming concerts and festivals to spiritually uplifting church programs and retreats.  The weather is hot outside and so are events in and around the Burgh!  

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of July 13, 2015

Donna and Terina put you down with all the happenings going on around Pittsburgh.  This weekend is no exception!  There is plenty to do so turn up your speakers and take notes.

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