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 News    February 24, 2015 

MWCDC receives $400K grant for Emerald View Park work

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has received a grant of $400,000 from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support woodland restoration and trail construction in Emerald View Park (EVP). The two-year grant enables the MWCDC...

 
 Front Page    February 17, 2015

Allentown meeting for residents, businesses

Innovative and exciting programs in the Allentown business district and residential neighborhood will be the topic of an Allentown CDC community meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26 at The Hardware Store, 744 East Warrington Avenue. Speakers...

 
 Front Page    February 10, 2015

Wear Red Day celebrated at senior center

February 6 was "Wear Red Day" throughout the nation and the 'over age 60' crowd at Henry Kaufmann Senior Center wore red from head to toe.  One participant confided she also had on her "red gutchies....

 
 News    January 27, 2015

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private partnerships,...

 
 Meetings    January 13, 2015

Zone 3 safety council to meet next on January 21

The next Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting is slated for Wednesday, Jan. 21, 6 p.m. at the Zone 3 Police Station, corner of Arlington and Warrington avenues in Allentown. In public safety council news, Zone 3 council president Ken Wolfe said...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Rep. Wheatley named minority Finance Committee chairman

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, was sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 6, to his seventh term representing Pittsburgh’s 19th Legislative District and will begin serving in the key post of minority chairman of the House Finance Committee. Mr. Wheatley...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    January 6, 2015

New manager sparks interest in Warrington Avenue

East Warrington Avenue in Allentown had been known for years as a connecting route between South Side and Rt. 51 or Mount Washington. Considered a bumpy shortcut between South Hills neighborhoods and...

 
 Front Page    December 30, 2014

Students add a mini free library to East Warrington Ave.

Brashear High School students belonging to the "Be There" campaign donated a mini free-library in front of Paisano's Pizza in Allentown. Fitting snugly inside an empty pay-phone box this is the first...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Summit brings neighborhoods together to celebrate successes

The third annual Hilltop Summit brought together nearly 100 representatives of Pittsburgh's Hilltop communities along with guests and elected officials to hear what has been happening in the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Free wireless Internet is online on Warrington Ave.

Free public wireless Internet service has come to Allentown for residents and the business district within one-half block in either direction of Warrington Ave. from Beltzhoover Ave. to Arlington...

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Food, toys can be dontated during Brashear Open House on Dec. 11

The Board of Directors and staff of The Brashear Association are extending an invitation to neighbors and friends of the agency to celebrate the season at Brashear’s Holiday Open House. The annual event will take place Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6-7:3...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

City to submit Promise Zone application for So. Pittsburgh neighborhoods

The City of Pittsburgh is going to partner with the Urban Redevelopment Authority on a federal “Promise Zone” application to assist previously neglected parts of South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, along with the Hill District, Hazelwood and other...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

Crochet Buddies donate afghans to women's shelter

The Allentown Senior Center "Crochet Buddies" meet every Tuesday and Thursday to crochet together. Sometimes they work on their own projects, sometimes they work on afghans, tea towels, and other...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    November 11, 2014

$1.5M coming to Allentown for community revitalization program

Things are about to change for the better in Pittsburgh’s Hilltop neighborhood of Allentown with the announcement yesterday of a Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) for the community through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic...

 
 Front Page    November 4, 2014

Final Fresh Fridays distribution will take place on Friday, Nov. 14

The final Fresh Fridays of the year, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, Nov. 14. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Annual Fall Redd Up coming up this weekend

Guaranteed. There will be less litter on streets, sidewalks, overgrown lots, trails and grassy places after Saturday, Oct. 18 in at least 150 signed up Pittsburgh neighborhoods and Allegheny County communities. “Upwards of 10,000 volunteers are...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    October 7, 2014

City working to empower neighborhoods and business

Making his way to the Carrick Business Association’s September meeting as its guest speaker, Henry Pyatt, small business and redevelopment manager in the Bureau of Neighborhood Empowerment (BNE) in the City of Pittsburgh, was there to listen to...

 
 Front Page    October 7, 2014

Free produce distribution is this week on the Hilltop

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop continues on the second Friday of the month with the next one on October 10. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh...

 
 News    October 7, 2014

Councilman serves sundaes at senior center

Councilman Bruce Kraus and his staff hosted an "Ice Cream Social" at the Henry Kaufmann Center in an effort to lift the spirits of the Allentown Senior Citizen Centers, Inc. older adult programs in...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 30, 2014

Police talk about trash, community concerns at Mt. Oliver City BW

Updates on current and future projects highlighted the Sept. 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. It began with news of the Oct. 17 clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon by three to four students on...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    September 23, 2014

State DCED officals stop on Hilltop during regional road tour

Officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) brought their roadshow of southwestern Pennsylvania to the Hilltop last week to meet with Mount Oliver Borough...

 
 News    September 23, 2014

Caliguiri Plaza residents help senior center

Caliguiri Plaza wanted to help the Allentown Senior Center after a fire damaged the Hilltop United Methodist Church and water damage destroyed just about everything in the senior center's space in...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Fresh Fridays produce distribution on September 12

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop continues on the second Friday of the month with the next one on September 12. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick...

 

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