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 Meetings    March 14, 2017

MWCDC public forum has water related topics

Water related topics will be the focus of the March Community Forum of the Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation. Slated for Thursday, March 16, 6:30 at the Mt. Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue, guest speakers and their...

 
 News    March 14, 2017

EDS offers consulting to Mt. Oliver area businesses

Economic Development South is holding its next on-demand consulting session in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh ‘s Small Business Development Center (SBD) and the Institute of Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE) on Friday, March 24....

 
 Meetings    February 28, 2017

Housing needs in Knoxville topic at March 8 KCC forum

Knoxville residents interested in learning more about how to own their own home; understand how their credit score impacts their way of life or if they are eligible for financial assistance to make home repairs are urged to attend a community forum...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    November 22, 2016

Infrastructure repairs continuing on Mount

Infrastructure repairs along Grandview Avenue and other development projects were discussed by representatives from the Mayor’s Office at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) last Thursday. Grant Gittlen, community and...

 
 Opinion    November 8, 2016

Our voices were heard in design of library

I’ll admit that as a walked toward the Carrick Library Meeting on that Thursday in September my mind was more focused on if I was going to beat the forecasted rain and pick-up the couch I had bought on Craigslist. I made arrangements with my dad,...

 
 By Ashley Murray    Front Page    November 1, 2016

MWCDC elects six new board members at annual meeting

Tom Tighe stood at the entrance of the Mount Washington Senior Center on the Thursday evening of Oct. 20, waving hello and shaking hands with those who came out to vote for the nine residents vying for six open spots on the Mount Washington...

 
 Front Page    November 1, 2016

Hilltop Alliance honored with service award at Bravo! Brashear luncheon

The 99th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon of the Brashear Association was held October 27 at the LaMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. The luncheon featured the awarding of the Charles and...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    October 18, 2016

Crime updates, news of new safety position outlined in Carrick

A monthly crime report, a Big Brothers Big Sisters program overview, and the announcement of a new Zone 3 Public Safety official were all part of this month’s Carrick/Overbrook Crime Watch meeting. Zone 3 officer Christine Luffey opened the...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

URA receives award for SouthSide Works development

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) received two Silver Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC): Financing our Future: 2015 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Report won in...

 
 Front Page    September 27, 2016

'Make it Happen' seminar for businesses planned in Allentown

Allentown Business District is hosting a “Make It Happen” seminar for business owners to assist in advancing their sales and sustaining customer growth.  The program will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 8- 10 a.m. at 831 E. Warrington Ave....

 
 News    September 27, 2016

Immigrant and Refugee Wellness Festival Oct. 22

An Immigrant and Refugee Wellness Festival is being held on October 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Knoxville LifeSpan, 320 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Healthy cooking demos, free flu shots, health screenings and more will take place at the...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    September 20, 2016

MWCDC members get to hear from candidates seeking board positions

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s (MWCDC) annual board candidates’ forum was last Thursday at the Mount Washington Senior Center and residents heard from eight of the candidates hoping to fill six board seats this October....

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    July 26, 2016

MWCDC monthly forum provides public safety update of the Mount

A neighborhood crime update, an innovative solution to the city’s vacant lots, and an overview of the area’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program were the highlights of this month’s Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC)...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 28, 2016

Mount Oliver boro awards contracts for sewer, pavement maintenance programs

The June 20 Mt. Oliver council meeting began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in new Zoning Board member Deborah Viglione. He also swore in two new part-time police officers, and a promoted officer.  The two new officers are Karra White and Brett...

 
 Front Page    June 21, 2016

Knoxville Library reopens on Saturday

 Abundant daylight and welcoming open space mark the eco-friendly transformation of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Knoxville. The library will unveil the renovation during a community celebration on...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 7, 2016

MWCDC prepares for changes in the way they operate

The May Community Forum of the Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) included a celebration of departing staff members and updates concerning the future of the organization. Talia Piazza, MWCDC Parks and Conservation Committee...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 31, 2016

Community development can't be rushed, it takes time CBA told

When Jason Tigano came to the May meeting of the Carrick Business Association he couldn't be clearer in his message. "I think this is the new hotness," the director of Real Estate for Economic...

 
 News    May 31, 2016

City files application for $50 M Federal transportation initiative

The City of Pittsburgh, with the assistance of dozens of local and national public and private organizations, has filed its application for the Smart City Challenge, a federal initiative that will provide the winning city $50 million to build technol...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    May 17, 2016

Carrick updated on library options, opening of Dairy District market

Last Monday’s Carrick Community Council (CCC) meeting provided several updates on local developments including plans for the Carrick Library, the opening of the Dairy District Open Market, and efforts to improve the Carrick business district. The...

 
 Meetings    May 3, 2016

Carrick Community Council next open meeting is May 9

The next Carrick Community Council’s open meeting will take place on Monday May 9, 7 p.m. at Pittsburgh Concord School, 2350 Brownsville Road. Guest speakers will be: John Byrne, president of the Carrick Business Association; Ashley Holloway,...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 26, 2016

Borough awards contracts for sewer work, demolition

A new leash law, a borough real estate purchase, and a pavement maintenance plan were among the topics at the April 18 Mt. Oliver council meeting. Council members President Amber McGough and Vice-president Nick Viglione, and Mayor James Cassidy, were...

 
 News    April 26, 2016

'Summer of Learn and Earn' to employ 2,000 youths for second year

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County youths seeking summer jobs may apply for the region’s second “Summer of Learn and Earn” program. Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh and the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) have joined...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 19, 2016

Road closure having detrimental affect on businesses

The cost of the gas and water line replacement along Brownsville Road in Mt. Oliver and Knoxville could be much higher than the $2.6 million estimated for the construction work. Merchants in the 100...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 15, 2016

S.S. groups stress their cooperation at Forum

Coordination and cooperation among South Side organizations was the theme of the March 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. For the St. Patrick’s Parade Day, celebrated on March 12, the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSB&RA)...

 

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