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February Community Meeting: This Wednesday

animalcontrolThe next Stanton Heights Neighborhood Association meeting will be held this Wednesday, February 17th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. The group meets on the third Wednesday of every month in the Sunnyside Elementary School Library. All residents are welcome!

A representative from the City of Pittsburgh’s Animal Control will be our featured speaker this month. Bring your questions regarding neighborhood wildlife (keeping in mind that Animal Control does not manage deer!)

We hope to see you there!

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Priorities for Stanton Heights

"Priorities" Road Sign with dramatic clouds and sky.What’s great about Stanton Heights? What challenges do we face? How can we improve the quality of life for our residents? These questions and more were the topic of discussion at our last community meeting on February 5, 2015. The Stanton Heights Neighborhood Association (SHNA) board of directors invited the community to an open board meeting to engage in a discussion facilitated by consultant Ron Porter. Mr. Porter is working with the neighborhood to identify priorities and challenges for the community, and provide a foundation of goals for the group to work toward in the future. You can read his notes on the meeting here.

Many neighbors expressed their love of the green spaces and diversity of residents within Stanton Heights, while acknowledging the challenge of unifying a neighborhood that is split by city council districts and lacks a common meeting place or business district. The discussions opened up many exciting ideas and potential community projects, and there was enthusiasm among those in attendance to share news of upcoming meetings & events with their neighbors.

This engaging discussion will be continued at our next regularly scheduled SHNA meeting on March 18, 2015 from 6:30 – 7:00 pm at the Three Rivers Village School. Please join us!!

New Meeting Location + Happy Hour!

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Stanton Heights Neighborhood Association will take place on Wednesday, January 21st from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Three Rivers Village School. (Please Note: this is a change from our usual location at Sunnyside elementary.) The Three Rivers Village School is located in the former Methodist Church at 4721 Stanton Avenue.

On the meeting agenda: Community Consultant Ron Porter of RDP Consulting Services will facilitate a discussion on goals for the neighborhood association, including sharing the results of our recent online survey. Your participation in this process is important, and we hope you can attend!

Don’t forget: This Thursday, January 15th is our monthly neighborhood happy hour! We will meet at Stinky’s Bar & Grill in Lawrenceville at 6:00 pm.

Mark your calendars: September & November Community Meetings

calendarAfter a summer break, the Stanton Heights Neighborhood Association is lining up speakers for the next two community meetings. Both take place at Sunnyside Elementary from 6:30 – 8:00 pm in the auditorium.

September 18th:

  • Meet the candidates for the City Council District 7 special election!
  • City detectives Matt Marks and Ken Wagner will be on hand to provide safety tips and answer your questions

November 20th: 

  • Duquesne Light will give away free energy efficiency kits for all who attend

Save the date(s) and bring your neighbor! Meetings are a great place to get to know your community, share ideas, and voice concerns. Please join us!

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