Parkway East (I-376) Weekend Closure June 14-17

Pittsburgh, PA, June 11, 2019 – PennDOT District 11 has announced the full closure — weather permitting — of the inbound (westbound) Parkway East (I-376) between the Edgewood/Swissvale (Exit 77) off-ramp and the Boulevard of the Allies on-ramp to westbound I-376 from 9pm Friday June 14 continually until 5am Monday June 17.

All traffic will be detoured.

Motorists can use the Wilkinsburg (Exit 78B) or Edgewood/Swissvale (Exit 77) detour routes.  All trucks will be detoured at the Wilkinsburg (Exit 78B) interchange. 

Click here to download the detour map.

PennDOT detour map for June 14-17, 2019

Joint Public Meeting in The Run, June 20

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority and the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure invite you to attend and participate in a public meeting on the Four Mile Run Stormwater Improvement Project and the Mon-Oakland Mobility Project. This meeting will update attendees on the progress and current status of the projects and solicit feedback and stakeholder comment.

When: Thursday, June 20, 2019 , 6:00p to 8:00p

Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Presentations: 6:30 to 7:00 PM
Q&A and Small Group Discussions: 7:00 to 8:00 PM

Where: Local 95 Union Hall, 300 Saline St., Pittsburgh, PA 15207

Refreshments will be provided.

For more information or to RSVP Click Here (but pre-registration is not required!).


Public Safety Presentation, June 20, 6p

At this month’s Greenfield Community Association Public Safety meeting there will be a special presentation by the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. Come learn about emergency services in our neighborhood.

What: Greenfield Public Safety Meeting with Special Presentation
When: Thursday June 20, 2019, 6pm
Where: Magee Recreation Center, 745 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh 15217

For more information, see the Zone 4 Public Safety Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Zone4PublicSafety


Greenfield Glide: This Sunday June 2

Greenfield Glide photo

Greenfield Glide 5k Run/Walk

Sunday, June 2, 2019, race starts at  8:30a.m

Schenley Park Overlook

Come Glide this Sunday!

Registration opens at 7:00 am at the Overlook Shelter in Schenley Park. Day-of registration cost is $25 per runner and walker. Or sign up online at runsignup.com

Special thanks to our sponsors!

Platinum
Joseph F. McCarthy, III Legacy Foundation

Gold Level Sponsors

Gold
Hough’s Taproom
Escape Room
State Senator Jay Costa

Silver Level Sponsors

Silver
Bernacki Wellness Center
Community Kitchen Pittsburgh
Donald W Beck, DPM

Bronze Level Sponsors

Bronze
Murray Ave Apothecary
Eat n Park
Fleet Feet
Greenfield Grooming
Anya Salon


Run Around The Run, May 25

What: Fun Run and Walk down in The Run

When: Saturday, May 25, 2019, 9am

Where: Start at the parking lot by the Junction Hollow soccer fields in lower Schenley Park


Thank You, Gardening Volunteers!

Weeding and planting the Ronald Street garden, 18 May 2019 (photo by Pat Hassett)

Thanks to 12 hearty volunteers, the Greenfield community space at Ronald Street was transformed from a weedy outpost to a well planted garden on Saturday morning 18 May 2019.

Here are Before and After photos by Pat Hassett.

BEFORE: yes, it’s green but most of the infill is weeds (photo by Pat Hassett)
AFTER: No weeds! New plants! 18 May 2019 (photo by Pat Hassett)

Thank you to all the volunteers!


Volunteer at Spring Plantings, May 11 & 18

Ready to plant!

It’s spring planting season!  Help beautify Greenfield.

Join the GCA Public Spaces Committee and your Greenfield neighbors for our annual Spring Plantings in the community gardens.  GCA provides the tools and plants. All you need to do is show up.

TWO EVENTS! May 11 and May 18, 2019

Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9:00am – 12:00pm at the Irvine Street Garden.

The Irvine Street garden is at the Pump House at the intersection of Greenfield Ave, Irvine Street and Saline Street.

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 9:00am – 12:00pm at the Ronald Street Garden.

Located at the corner of Greenfield Avenue and Ronald Street, it’s right next to Rialto’s Pizza.  Bonus for volunteers at this planting:  Pizza after we’re done!

For further information, comments or questions please email us at publicspace@gcapgh.org.


2019 Greenfield Glide Registration is Open

Greenfield Glide photo

Greenfield Glide 5k Run/Walk

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Start:  8:30a.m

Schenley Park Overlook

Sign up today at runsignup.com

Post-Race Raffle and Picnic for all registered runners and walkers!

Picnic includes hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers and beverages.

For more information, see the Greenfield Glide website.

Proceeds support the activities of the Greenfield Community Association and Magee Recreation Center.

It’s the Glide’s 37th Anniversary!

2019 Greenfield Glide Course Map

Spring 2019 Cleanup: Thank You!

Thank you, volunteers, for your help last Saturday, 13 April 2019 at the Greenfield Cleanup. Great Job!