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Blessing of the animals in Allentown

All are welcome to celebrate with their pets at the Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E Warrington Ave., parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 2-3:30 p.m. All animals and community members are welcome. Dogs, cats, birds, etc. will receive a...

 

Residents asked to step up and comment on city staircases

The city has more than 800 public staircases in its 90 neighborhoods, many are right-of-ways while others are considered streets, Kristin Saunders, a principle planner in the city’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DMI) told those...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop is Sept. 8

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, Sept. 8. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 28-September 3

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 28-September 3. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Robbery – 100 blk. Harwood Way – 8/29/17 at 10:34 PM...

 

Alarm program, City Steps Plan on agenda for Allentown CDC

The next Allentown monthly community meeting is planned for Tuesday, Sept. 5, 6 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. The agenda includes: Sandi Wraith, Red Cross South the Alarm Program; Kirstin Saunders, City Steps Plan;...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 21-27

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 21-27. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – 200 blk. Bailey Ave...

 

Mayor Peduto talks about issues in South Pittsburgh

Mayor William Peduto recently spoke briefly on a variety of topics he discussed while attending an Allentown CDC community meeting in the spring. A few of the subjects included establishing a new...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 14-20

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 14-20. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Theft – 100 blk. Oneida St. – between 8/8/17 at 8 AM and 8/10/17 at 5 PM – Victim reported his...

 

South Side learns more about RFP for business district plan

An update on the status of a request for proposal (RFP) for an East Carson St. business district strategy was the lead presentation at the combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. The project will be focused on the development o...

 

Piano Day hits the right notes

Piano Day, 8/8, featured a Steinway & Sons grand piano on a flat bed trailer. The piano traveled around the city making stops for for performances at area universities and other venues before...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 7-13

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 7-13. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft – 1700 blk. Grandview Ave. – between 8/1/17 at midnight and 8/7/17 at 8:45 PM – Victim reported th...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop this Friday

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, Aug. 11. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 

Focus on Health at Allentown Senior Center

Harry Manley, of Gateway Health Plan, recently provided Allentown Senior Center participants with a healthy dose of health literacy. His focus centered on the importance of being an informed patient...

 

WiFi now available at South Pittsburgh area parks

Comcast has installed WiFi hotspots at nine City of Pittsburgh Parks as well as at three city Recreation Center playgrounds, continuing a partnership with the City that began last year with the provision of WiFi access to 22 senior and rec centers....

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 24-30

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 24-30. Duquesne Heights (1911) – NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary – 200 blk. LaBelle St. –...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 31-August 6

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 31-August 6. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Robbery – 300 blk. Kingsboro St....

 

Allentown Night Out celebration is today, Aug. 1 at senior center

The annual Allentown CDC National Night Out celebration will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 6-8 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center. Area residents are welcome to stop in for a free hot dog and chips along with soft drinks. The Allentown Senior...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 10-16

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 10 - 16. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from vehicle – Republic St. & Rutledge St. – between 7/4/17 at 6 PM and 7/5/17 12:30 AM – Vic...

 

Mt. Oliver founder John Ormsby had an intesting past

The following is from Mt. Oliver’s 100th Anniversary celebration Founder’s Day program. The story of John Ormsby is too long to go into at this time. However, some facts about the Mt. Oliver’s founder follow: • He returned to Pittsburgh in 17...

 

Report issued on city facilities conditions

The City of Pittsburgh last week issued a report on the building conditions of city-owned facilities, which recommends major reinvestments, particularly to Public Safety facilities. The report by Massaro Construction Management Services estimates...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 17-23

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 17- 23. Duquesne Heights (1911) – nothing to report (NTR). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft of property lost or mislaid –...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 3-9

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 3-9. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – 100 blk. Kathleen St. – between 7/4/17 at 4 PM and 7/5/17 at 2 PM – Victim noticed the...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 18, 2017

Recycling in the city moving away from blue bags

Trash and recycling was the focus of much of the July community meeting of the Allentown CDC. Guest speaker for the evening was Kyle Winkler, recycling supervisor for the City of Pittsburgh Dept. of Environmental Services. “What the heck is the...

 

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