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 News    June 28, 2016 

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...

 Entertainment    May 12, 2015

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...

 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 14, 2015

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...

 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    November 25, 2014

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....

 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    October 14, 2014

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...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 23, 2014

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...

 Front Page    August 19, 2014

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...

 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    August 12, 2014

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...

 News    July 1, 2014

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...

 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    June 10, 2014

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...

 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    May 13, 2014

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...

 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 15, 2014

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...

 Front Page    August 20, 2013

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...

 Front Page    August 13, 2013

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...

 News    August 6, 2013

Hilltop Cultural Festival Aug. 10 at Transverse Park in Mt. Oliver

The Hilltop Computer Center and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Knoxville, in partnership with Mt. Oliver Borough and the Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh, will present the first Hilltop Cultural Festival in Transverse Park on August 10...

 News    July 23, 2013

Community Cornfest coming up in Phillips Park August 17

The annual Community Cornfest will be held under the great oak trees at Carrick’s Phillips Park on Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 6 pm. Friends and neighbors will join in for a day of musical...

 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    May 14, 2013

Hilltop Computer Ctr. provides free tech access and gets youth involved

“We’re here. We’re here to stay. And, we’re here to help you.” That’s what Nic Jaramillo had to say about the Hilltop Computer Center (HCC), located at 500 Brownsville Road in Mount...

 By Margaret L Smykla    Front Page    January 2, 2013

Bhutanese refugees find a home in Hilltop communities

Kishor Pradhan lived in a refugee camp in Nepal for 14 years after being forced out of Bhutan. He arrived in the U.S. in 2005. “I felt there was an opportunity for better living here,” he said of...

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 4, 2012

Hilltop Summit brings neighborhoods together to share 2012 successes

In a first, the Hilltop Alliance (HA) brought together representatives from member organizations for an evening of sharing, networking and even a little bragging. The evening began with a performance...

 News    August 14, 2012  
 News    November 15, 2011

Zion Christian Church releases Holiday Calendar

 The Holiday Calendar for Zion Christian Church, 2019 Brownsville Road, will be as follows: Tuesday, Nov. 15 - “Passion of the Christ' Youth Group at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 - Thanksgiving Dinner with Bhutanese at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 - Combined...

 Front Page    August 16, 2011  
 News    June 7, 2011  
 Front Page    August 17, 2010  

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