A Squirrel’s Tale

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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SHUC #GivingTuesday and givebigPittsburgh Gratitude

December 3, 2020
We are so thankful to all of our neighbors and supporters who also helped us to raise over $1,650
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2020 SHUC Treasure Awards

November 23, 2020
Even during unprecedented times, we were able to come together to honor four local community treasures with a film
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O’Connor’s Corner: History

November 23, 2020
With the O’Connor’s Corner project underway, let’s take a look back at all the hard work that got us
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Wightman Park Renovation

November 9, 2020
On Wednesday, October 28th, Squirrel Hill’s Wightman park re-opened after years of planning and significant renovations. This renovation project has been
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Murray the Squirrel: 1st Day of In-person Learning for Sunday School

November 9, 2020
Rodef Shalom and Beth Shalom Sunday School invited Murray the Squirrel to a socially distanced celebration of the first
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2021 Squirrel Hill Calendar

November 4, 2020
The Squirrel Hill Historical Society and Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition have teamed up to create a beautiful calendar. This
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Make a Difference Day – Litter Patrol

October 27, 2020
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Litter Patrol event! Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition would like to recognize
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Socially Distanced Litter Patrol Event

October 13, 2020
In honor of Make a Difference Day, the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition will be hosting a Litter Patrol in
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Help Save Allderdice’s Trees

October 10, 2020
Update (12/10/2020): Redwood Tree Replacements at Allderdice Special thanks to Ray Baum and Dalia Belinkoff for
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Kindness is Contagious: Maria Cohen

August 25, 2020
Our executive director Maria goes above and beyond in volunteering for her community. Her kindness spreads throughout SHUC and is always visible in the work she does.
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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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