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 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 28, 2015 

St. John Vianney Church faces an uncertain future

St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, a towering cathedral in Allentown has "no chance to succeed," with a debt of some $2 million and a roof crumbling into the pews, according to a spokesman. Yet...

 News    April 28, 2015 

Next Fresh Fridays distribution on May 8

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

 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 21, 2015

Lifelong Allentowner witnessed the changes in her neighborhood

Ninety-year-old Helen Baney's officially retired from working with Allentown's commercial leaders, but she's still often dressed for business. On a recent afternoon, Mrs. Baney donned sling-back...

 News    April 21, 2015

Brashear can help teens apply for city Learn and Earn Program

This summer, 2,000 summer jobs are projected for young people, 14 to 21, through the Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program offered by the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. To help teens from South Pittsburgh apply for these jobs, the...

 Front Page    April 14, 2015  
 News    April 14, 2015  
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 7, 2015

Mt. O. City block watch learns more about the status of area projects

Block watch coordinator Suzanne Photos began the March 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch with an update on the tentative revitalization plan for the former St. Clair Village and adjacent neighborhood. She said she talked to...

 News    April 7, 2015

Fresh Fridays resumes free produce distribution this week

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will resume on Friday, April 10. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh...

 News    April 7, 2015

South Pittsburghers honored at Carnegie Library Annual Meeting

During its annual public meeting on March 31, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Board of Trustees honored Mike Smialek of the North Hills as its 2014 Advocate of the Year and Emily MacIntyre of...

 Lifestyles    April 7, 2015  
 News    April 7, 2015

Spring Redd Up coming

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up during March, April and May is on a pace to attract 400 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in a five county area. “Based on this participation, we’re upping the volunteer turnout number to 16,000...

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 31, 2015

EDS staff update CBA on their work along Brownsville Road

Enthusiasm was on the menu at the March dinner meeting of the Carrick Business Association (CBA) with guest speakers Stephanie Miller and Jami Gregg from Economic Development South (EDS). Ms. Miller,...

 Lifestyles    March 24, 2015  
 Front Page    March 17, 2015

County Executive Fitzgerald visits Allentown's relocated senior center

Approximately 45 participants from Allentown's Henry Kaufmann Senior Center listened intently as Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald, acknowledged the past difficulties encountered when...

 News    March 17, 2015

Open in Allentown features Bar Marco, comedy, food

Open in Allentown, a “Pop-up” event featuring food and drinks in an available building in the community’s business district is happening on April 1, from 5-10 p.m. at 816 E. Warrington Avenue, Pgh, PA 15210. The Pop-up event will feature...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 10, 2015

Slopes neighbors updated on projects

The March 3 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with an overview of upcoming events: March 28: South Side Spring Social, Steel Cactus, 1831 E. Carson St.; 5-9 p.m. All profits from ticket sales go toward t...

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 3, 2015

Hilltop Alliance staff making progress in the Allentown area

Good news and positive energy were presented by members of the Hilltop Alliance team working in Allentown. Tim Dolan, Property Stabilization Program manager, and Siena Kane, Allentown business...

 News    March 3, 2015

Brashear opens a new office inside the YMCA Hilltop Computer Center

The Brashear Association has opened a new office at the YMCA Hilltop Computer Center, 500 Brownsville Road. At the new office, residents can meet with a case manager to apply for energy assistance programs, access public benefits, discover community...

 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...


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