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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 18, 2017

Another 'virtual block watch' could be coming to S. Pittsburgh

Warrington Avenue in Allentown may soon have a “virtual block watch” similar to one on Brownsville Road in Carrick. Speaking at the Allentown CDC April meeting, Zone 3 officer Nathan Auvil explained after 14 cameras were installed in a two-block...

 Entertainment    April 18, 2017

SuperMonkey Recording Company opens retail establishment on Record Store Day 2017

SuperMonkey Recording Company - Pittsburgh’s Rock ‘n Roll Record Label will open its base of operations and retail establishment on April 22, Record Store Day, at 10 a.m. Located at 813 E. Warrington Ave in the Allentown neighborhood of...

 News    April 11, 2017

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop free produce distribution returns April 14

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will resume for the year on Friday, April 14 and continue on the second Friday of each month through November. Eligible households in the...

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 11, 2017

Parks, parklets and park groups plans presented at Allentown CDC

Parks, parklets and friends of parks highlighted the April meeting of the Allentown CDC. Guest speakers included Erin Tobin, community outreach coordinator for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy; Sarah Baxendell, project manager, Greenspace Asset...

 News    April 11, 2017

Pitch in to help with Allentown clean-ups

Allentown will be holding several clean-up and beautifying efforts on Earth Day, April 22. The Hill Top United Methodist Church will hold a clean-up on E. Warrington and nearby streets. Volunteers are asked to meet at the church, 631 E. Warrington...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 4, 2017

Recycling, neighborhood programs highlighted at community forum

Recycling, neighborhood crime, and Hilltop Alliance programs were among the topics at the March 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group held in the Ormsby Avenue Café. The first speaker was the city’s recycling supervisor,...

 Meetings    April 4, 2017

Allentown CDC meeting about parks and cameras

The next community meeting of the Allentown CDC will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 6 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. A full agenda will include: Erin Tobin from the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy; Jolie Valentine with...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 28, 2017

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...

 Meetings    March 28, 2017

Knoxville council will host Rev. Welch at April meeting

The Knoxville Community Council will hold its next community forum on Thursday, April 13, 6 p. m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. Featured speakers include: Rev. John Welch, dean of students at the at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary...

 Meetings    March 28, 2017

Next Allentown CDC meeting will feature parks, parklets and public safety on April 4

The next community meeting of the Allentown CDC will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 6 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. A full agenda will include: Erin Tobin from the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy; Jolie Valentine with...

 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 14, 2017

Mayor provides updates on state of the city at Allentown meeting

Mayor William Peduto visited the March Allentown CDC meeting at the Allentown Senior Center last week to provide a few updates about what was happening "Downtown." He began by saying when the latest...

 News    March 7, 2017

Contractors on Hilltop wanted

The Hilltop Alliance is looking for local contractors or contractors that employ Hilltop talent to assist with various projects in its neighborhoods. Contractors are asked to provide their contact information at

 Meetings    February 28, 2017

Mayor, Burgh's Eye View will be at the meeting of the Allentown CDC

Mayor William Peduto will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Allentown CDC on Tuesday, March 7, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. The agenda will also include a presentation about Burgh’s...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 7, 2017

Camera survey first step in area crime prevention strategy

Topics discussed at the Jan. 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group included local crime, the proposed urban farm, cameras for crime prevention, and the annual Biscuits Bingo fundraiser for local animal organizations. The...

 News    February 7, 2017

Love My Neighbor grants, art projects to be discussed in Allentown sessions

There will be a general information session for the Love My Neighbor Grant program at WorkhardPGH, 744 E. Warrington Avenue on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 6-8 p.m.  Love My Neighbor! Is an initiative founded by Neighborhood Allies that invests in resident-led...

 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    January 31, 2017

McKinley Park concepts and timeline outlined to community for feedback

Initial concepts and a timeline for the redesign of McKinley Park were presented at the first in a series of community feedback meetings last Wednesday at the McKinley Park shelter on Delmont Avenue...

 By Jeffrey Benzing    Front Page    January 24, 2017

The 'new Pittsburgh' takes root on the Hilltop

Allentown mirrors Pittsburgh's rebirth. The Hilltop neighborhood has been lauded with glossy press cheering its new growth and all the innovative opportunities after years of disinvestment. The main...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 17, 2017

Councilman disappointed in Villas decision

The Mission Street Bridge, South Side Park, and South Side Smooth Streets were among the topics at the Jan. 10 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) held at the Brashear Center in the South Side Flats. City Councilman Bruc...

 Meetings    January 10, 2017

Allentowners can get involved and learn about weatherization

Building on a successful year in Allentown in 2016 with new businesses opening, artistic board up, a three-day festival, and more the Hilltop Alliance and the Allentown CDC will host a community meeting on January 11, 6 p.m. at 831 E. Warrington...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 6, 2016

Zone 3 should be up to 107 officers in the new year

The officials in attendance at the Nov. 16 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council were city Council President Bruce Kraus, Acting Police Chief Scott Schubert, Commander Karen Dixon, and Officer Christine Luffey. The meeting was conducted by...

 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 29, 2016

Community group asks for action on wish list given to councilman

The former Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held its first meeting on Nov. 17 since changing its name to the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. The meeting was held in the Ormsby Avenue Café. “We’re coming into the twenty-first cent...

 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    November 22, 2016

CCC elects board members, hears of new transit changes

Three board nominees were elected prior to a presentation on Port Authority’s changes for 2017 at last Monday’s Carrick Community Council (CCC) meeting in the Concord K5 auditorium. Board nominees Rich Dervin, Linda Donahue, and Sherry Loy...


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