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Hilltop Farm is largest urban farm in the country

Walking down Cresswell Street in the former St. Clair Village for the ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the Hilltop Urban Farm brought back memories from the early 1960s. Then, there were more tha...

 

Community Corn Fest will take place on Aug. 26 in Phillips Park

The Annual Community Corn Fest in Phillips Park, 2200 Spokane Avenue, will feature entertainment, vendors, corn and more on Saturday, Aug. 26 from noon to 6 p.m. Entertainment includes: CAPA, Ira Soul, Cathasaigh, a kids’ corn shucking contest,...

 

Community Corn Fest features family fun in Carrick

The Annual Community Corn Fest in Phillips Park, 2200 Spokane Avenue, will feature entertainment, vendors, corn and more on Saturday, Aug. 26 from noon to 6 p.m. Entertainment includes: CAPA, Ira Soul, Cathasaigh, a kids’ corn shucking contest,...

 
 By Tom Smith    News    May 16, 2017

Carrick council updated on Berg Place, Dairy District projects

The Carrick Community Council’s (CCC) quarterly meeting was no attendance match for a Penguins’ playoff game the same evening, but scored with updates and information about the community. CCC president Trish Hatfield passed off the duties of faci...

 

Zone 3 council recaps public safety initiatives in South neighborhoods

The March 20 Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting featured a packed room of local residents, Zone 3 officers, and city/zone officials.  The meeting began with Zone 3 community relations Officer Christine Luffey reporting that the 19th annual...

 

Annual Community Cornfest will take place Aug. 27 in Carrick's Phillips Park

The annual Community Cornfest will take place on Saturday, Aug. 27, from noon until 6 p.m. at Phillips Park. The Cornfest will feature family friendly fun, entertainments and vendors. The annual Corn Shucking Contest for children 12 and under is...

 

Annual Community Cornfest will take place Aug. 27

The annual Community Cornfest will take place on Saturday, Aug. 27, from noon until 6 p.m. at Phillips Park. The Cornfest will feature family friendly fun, entertainments and vendors. The annual Corn Shucking Contest for children 12 and under is...

 

We Move series supports diverse communities

Mayor William Peduto’s Welcoming Pittsburgh Initiative has announced [ ] We Move, a pilot series of 10 community-led cultural celebrations. [ ] We Move is made possible through an existing grant awarded by the National League of Cities to...

 

City Bicentennial celebration July 9

Organizers of the Pittsburgh Bicentennial Celebration are welcoming all residents of the greater Pittsburgh region to come Downtown for Bicentennial events throughout the day on Saturday, July 9.  The day begins with a 11 a.m. parade on Liberty...

 

City will present films highlighting diverse cultures

Mayor William Peduto’s Welcoming Pittsburgh Initiative is partnering with Citiparks to present the Spark! Film Series at this summer’s Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park. Spark! includes a lineup of films featuring stories from diverse cultures. The...

 

Commander assures block watch help is on the way for Zone 3

A big auto heist, a man hiding 36 bags of heroin in the crotch of his pants, and a rise in copper stolen from abandoned buildings. These were among the crimes police described in Carrick and Overbrook at the communities’ block watch meeting on...

 

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...

 

Boro council fires police chief, hears of safety concerns

Frank Mosesso was fired as the Mount Oliver police chief by a 4-1 vote by the borough council at its Nov. 17 meeting. Voting to fire Mr. Mosesso were President Darnell Sains, Amber McGough, Dave Lowe, and Nick Viglione. Frank Bernardini voted no....

 

Bhutanese seek to let their children, others learn the beauty of their culture

Bhutanese refugees in the U.S. have been committing suicide at a higher rate than any other refugee group. This highlights the difficulty this population faces in acclimating to a new world -- and...

 

Boro council hears updates on arsonist, robocalling for trash

An update on a convicted arsonist fighting a local fire, robocalling on late garbage payments, and a vote on a full-time public works hire were among the topics at the Sept. 15 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Council member Billie Michener was...

 

Annual Community Cornfest features food, family friendly fun in Carrick

Join in fun at the family friendly annual Community Cornfest under the great oak trees at Carrick’s Phillips Park on Saturday, Aug. 23 from noon to 6 pm. Friends and neighbors are welcome to join in for a day of musical entertainment for adults...

 

Police recommend 'virtual' block watch in Carrick

While Block Watch groups have relied on neighbors' eyes and ears to deter crime, Pittsburgh police are now asking Carrick-Overbrook residents to pilot a virtual block watch by mounting home...

 

Community Cornfest lines up entertainment and ATV simulator

The annual Community Cornfest in Carrick’s Phillips Park will be on Saturday, Aug. 23, from noon to 6 p.m. with more than 50 venders. The Cornfest committee announced the finalization of the daylong entertainment. Traditionally beginning with the...

 

Synthetic marijuana bust in Carrick store

A tearful mother said her son’s life was ruined by drugs he bought from a market police say sold synthetic marijuana.  “My son’s demeanor--he was mean, he was nasty,” the woman said at the June Carrick Block Watch meeting. “It affected my...

 

City grilled on Carrick landlord

An apartment building with sewage and water problems so severe residents had to be abruptly evacuated by the Allegheny County Health Department was the main topic at Carrick Community Block Watch’s May 5 meeting.  The audience grilled...

 

Carrick block watch updated crime trends

After being cancelled due to snowy weather for several months, the Carrick Overbrook Block Watch meeting resumed for the first time this year on April 7. The evening’s guest speaker was Kelly Henretty, an investigator with Pittsburgh’s Office of...

 

First Hilltop Cultural Festival at Transverse Park a success

The Hilltop Culture Festival, held last week on August 10 at Transverse Park in Mount Oliver, was an overwhelming success. The event was an opportunity for Bhutanese residents of the Hilltop to show...

 

Community Cornfest this Saturday in Carrick's Phillips Park

Join in fun at the family friendly annual Community Cornfest under the great oak trees at Carrick’s Phillips Park on Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 6 pm. Friends and neighbors are welcome to join...

 

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