A Squirrel’s Tale

Pittsburgh Chinatown Earns Its Historical Marker

March 18, 2022
Following three denials, Pittsburgh's Historic Chinatown's historical marker application was finally approved last year!
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City Council passes legislation to extend outdoor dining and retail permits

March 17, 2022
City will see more outdoor dining and retail options in the near future.
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SHUC Celebrates Women’s History Month!

March 15, 2022
In March (and every other month) we celebrate the past, present, and future contributions of all women. Join us
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Squirrel Hill Clean Sweep Week

March 9, 2022
Join SHUC for their annual Community Clean Up and Clean Sweep Week from April 22nd to May 1st!
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SHUC presents Walk Squirrel Hill! walking map to residents at JAA’s Weinberg Terrace

March 3, 2022
Sophie Bean and Marshall Hershberg with the walking map. The Coalition presented
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Squirrel Hill Has a New Mural!

February 8, 2022
SHUC is delighted to announce the completion of the Squirrel Hill Mural by artist Alison
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Fern Hollow Bridge Closing and Detours

February 4, 2022
The Fern Hollow Bridge played an integral role in connecting Squirrel Hill with Point Breeze and Regent Square. During
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2021 SHUC Treasure Awards

December 1, 2021
We’d like to thank everyone who attended and/or sponsored our 2021 Treasure Dinner! Congratulations again to our 2021 Treasures:
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Announcing our 2021 Squirrel Hill Treasures!

June 14, 2021
SHUC is excited and proud to announce our Squirrel Hill 2021 Treasures! Brian Lee, Kiya Tomlin, Nancy Johnson, and our Place Treasure - Wightman Park!
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O’Connor’s Corner: Completed and Open!

May 20, 2021
This past month SHUC held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to recognize the completion of the parklet at Phillips and Murray which was named in honor of the late Mayor Bob O’Connor.
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Squirrel Hill Grand Pandemic Clean Up Wrap Up!

May 20, 2021
The trees are green, flowers sprung and there are lines at the Blue Slide and Rita's -- it must be spring in Squirrel Hill! What better way to celebrate the season than to lend a hand at doing a little spring cleaning! The 1st Annual Grand Pandemic Litter Clean Up did just that.
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Squirrel Hill Grand Pandemic Clean Up

April 6, 2021
The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition Hosts the Grand Pandemic Clean Up April 18 -24 (participate any
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Honoring the late Jean Robinson

February 15, 2021
Jean died last month after a difficult but short illness. She will be missed, not only for her commitment to gardening, but mostly for her cheery self. Jean spread cheerfulness as she walked our streets, stopping to talk to those she knew – which was a very long list in Squirrel Hill. Jean delighted in spending time with the family who loved her and the friends who adored her.
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Allegheny Alerts from ACHD

February 11, 2021
The ACHD has provided some Allegheny Alerts, Frequently Asked Questions, and more resources regarding COVID-19/Vaccinations: ACHD-COVID-19-Update_02-10-21Download
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Information on De-icing: Save our Trees from Salt! (And our Pets and Concrete too!)

December 10, 2020
SHUC and Uncover have tried very hard to make Forbes Avenue look like Rodeo Drive, or name any tree
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Preserving, Improving, and Celebrating the Quality of Life in Squirrel Hill

For over fifty years, the Coalition has been an active and important link in the community. It has served as a sounding board for new ideas, as well as a “watchdog” in the areas of public safety, education, residential quality, the business district, and parks and open space. With its focus on the quality of life in the 14th Ward, SHUC continues to monitor activities and future developments in the community through a range of standing committees.


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