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Mt. Oliver Borough prepares to celebrate 125th anniversary

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of The Borough of Mount Oliver. Throu gh the years this community has remained autonomous, despite several attempts to make us part of the great City of Pittsburgh. We are unique because we a...

 
 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...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 9, 2017

Candidates vie for Council District 4 seat

City of Pittsburgh Council District 4 is the only City Council race in this year's Primary Election being contested with two Democrats vying to run against the only Republican candidate on the...

 

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...

 

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....

 

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

'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....

 

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...

 

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....

 

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)...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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