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 News    June 20, 2017 

First ever South Side Park GoatFest coming in July

The first ever South Side Park Goat Fest will take place in South Side Park at the Bandi Schaum Community Garden on Saturday July 8 from noon to 4 p.m. Everyone will have a chance to meet the goats eating their way through the park’s “Jurassic...

 

Residents urged to be vocal about issues in their neighorhood

Community group coordinator Suzanne Photos began the May 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group with the reminder to be vigilant if observing drug dealing, abandoned cars, and more, and call 911. The meeting was held in the Ormsb...

 

Fresh Fridays is this week on June 9

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, June 9. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fres...

 

Mt. Oliver City group

The next meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group is on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7 p.m. At the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. Discussion for the evening will center around the surveillance camera survey project, the June 9...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 16, 2017

Health care access, new internet service, parklet progress discussed in Allentown

Access to health care, a new parklet, the fate of an anchor business and innovative solution to internet access for businesses were topics discussed at the Allentown Community Development Corp’s (ACDC) May public meeting. Peter Kaufmann, a...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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 http://bit.ly/2m8Z...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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