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MACC: Morningside Area Community Council

Welcome to Morningside!

Morningside is one of Pittsburgh’s best kept secrets. Close-knit and friendly, neighbors live in two-story brick homes with old fashioned porches that encourage long talks and quick chats with friends and neighbors. Children ride their bicycles in the gentle shade of the trees that line the sidewalk, and joggers have two-square miles of neighborhood to explore. The Morningside Area Community Council meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Morningside VFW Hall at 1820 Morningside Avenue.

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An Update on Morningside School

MACC would like to thank A.M. Rodriguez Associates for presenting their preliminary plans at the November general meeting for the redevelopment of the Morningside elementary school. If you missed it, the minutes from the meeting are now available here: MACC-Minutes-2014-November

MACC’s December meeting (Wednesday the 4th, 7:00 pm at the VFW) will be dedicated to providing additional feedback to Rodriguez Associates’ refined development plan.

As with every monthly MACC meeting, everyone from the community is encouraged to attend.

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Help Keep Morningside Beautiful on 10/18/14 at 10am

WHAT: Morningside neighborhood clean-up

WHO: Individuals and groups (sports teams, church groups, scouts, etc.). *If under 18, parents must sign a waiver in order to participate

WHEN: Saturday, October 18, 2014

TIME: 10:00am – 12:30pm (or until you have to leave)

WHERE: Meet at the Morningside VFW parking lot, 1820 Morningside Ave

RSVP: Neighborhood clean-up to Lisa Petrilli lpetrilli911@gmail.com or 412-450-8062

RAIN OR SHINE!

Possible areas of clean up include:

  • Natoli Field
  • Heth’s Field
  • Business District
  • Neighborhood Streets

Gloves, trash bags and vests will be provided.

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2014 Morningside Mile Wrap Up

On behalf of the Morningside Mile Committee, we would like to thank you for your participation, donation, and support for the runners for the 4th Annual Morningside Mile Honoring Those Who Serve! This year we had just under 200 participants register for the one mile race and many others attend the Morningside Mile MACC n’ Cheese competition and Comedy Night fundraisers. Together, we raised over $6,000 for the Allegheny Gold Star Mothers and the Morningside Area Community Council in the name of our 2014 honoree – Morningside resident and Gold Star Mother, Mrs. Frances Colletto 1914-2013.

Check Presentation

We will be presenting a check to the Allegheny Gold Star Mothers on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:00PM at the Morningside VFW (1820 Morningside Ave).

Race Results

http://results.chronotrack.com/event/results/event/event-9675?lc=en

Feedback

We’d very much appreciate it if you would take a few minutes to provide us with feedback on your experience and recommendation for next year. We are looking for feedback from those who participated in the race and those who did not, since the race impacts all Morningside residents. Click here for the short survey:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1SnYC8RzQ8WhXuOj2USqpiMG5hLUHiZ9K9AM6ZnC81fw/viewform

Thank you again for your support of the 2014 Morningside Mile and we appreciate your help planning for an even more successful 2015 race!

Sincerely,

The Morningside Mile Planning Committee

p.s. Don’t forget to ‘like’ us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MorningsideMilePgh

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Opening of Heth’s Bridge 10/9 at 11am: You’re Invited

Come be a part of history and see the new Heth’s Bridge at 11am on 10/9/14.

You can walk, bike, or drive over and there will be parking in the Zoo lot.

Check out the invite and share it with your friends.

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Are you a Morningsider who would like a free tree?

Did you know that trees increase property value, decrease storm runoff, help eliminate pollution, cut energy costs and add beauty and harmony to our beautiful neighborhood?

If you live in Morningside and are interested in being considered for a tree, free of charge, from the City of Pittsburgh, please download the form below. Please read it carefully, fill it out and return it to Lisa Petrilli, MACC Beautification & Greening Chair, on or before August 21, 2014 (contact information is on the form).

Don’t hesitate to Lisa if you have any questions.

Download a tree application!

*Please note that completing this form does not guarantee that you will get a tree. An assessment of the property where the tree will be planted will be conducted by Tree Vitalize to determine the suitability of the location.

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