Now Hiring: Lawrenceville Farmers’ Market Manager!

Calling all creative, community-oriented individuals with a passion for food access! The Lawrenceville Farmers’ Market is looking for a new Market Manager.  Contact Helen at Lawrenceville United with any questions about the position. Job Description

Meeting Recap: Milhaus Development

On January 25, 2016, Lawrenceville United and Lawrenceville Corporation jointly hosted a community meeting on proposed development at 40th and Butler (the lot currently housing Rite Aid and St. Margaret’s Health Center.) Full meeting minutes and the presentation given by the development company, Milhaus Ventures, are linked below. A follow up meeting will be held on… (read more)

Meeting Recap: Air Quality in Lawrenceville

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) hosted a meeting on air quality in Lawrenceville on January 21, 2016. Their presentation and notes from the meeting are attached. Air Quality Q & A ACHD Presentation  

Recap of Community Development Meeting 1.14.2016

It was so encouraging to have 90 residents show up on a cold January night to review the plans our community has created together and engage with the development process in a meaningful way. Thank you for asking the tough questions and for caring about equity and authenticity in your neighborhood. We are proud to… (read more)

January Development Meetings

There are 2 important community meetings this month regarding development issues around 40th & Butler. The first will be an opportunity to go over long-term community plans (created through resident engagement),  recommendations for traffic, parking, and riverfront improvements,  and zoning standards. The second will be a development proposal presentation and Q&A with Milhaus Development. Milhaus… (read more)

Read PEP Rally Testimony for PPS Superintendent Search

Pittsburgh Public Schools is now accepting input from the community about the search for a new superintendent to replace Dr. Lane at the end of her term in June. PEP Rally gave testimony at the first public hearing on Thursday, January 7th at Pittsburgh Obama 6-12, urging the board to hire a candidate who: shares… (read more)

2016 Block Watch Schedule

As of 2016, Zone Two police representatives will be attending one block watch in Lawrenceville per month. The schedule is as follows; updates will be made as needed. January:   10th Ward Block Watch 1/12 6:30 pm , AOH 9th Ward Block Watch 1/19 7:00 pm , St. Mary’s (Police will attend) February:  10th Ward Block… (read more)

Your voice is needed in the search for a new superintendent of PPS

Pittsburgh Public Schools is now accepting input from the community about the search for a new superintendent to replace Dr. Lane at the end of her term in June. During the month of January, there are many opportunities to give input about the priorities you have for the next superintendent, and we hope you’ll get involved in… (read more)