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 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...

 
 News    November 29, 2016

Brashear collecting toys and food to brighten the holidays for many

The Brashear Association is turning to its friends and neighbors, once again, to help make Christmas brighter for children and families throughout South Pittsburgh. The Association, a South Pittsburgh community services agency, collects toys and...

 
 News    November 29, 2016

Applications are now available for the city's Love Your [Resilient] Block grant program

Applications are available for the City of Pittsburgh’s 2017 Love Your [Resilient] Block grant award program. The block revitalization program gives organizations up to $1,500 in funds for a neighborhood resilience-building project that mobilizes...

 
 News    November 22, 2016

Donate cookies for seniors

LifeSpan –Resources and Services for Seniors has kicked off its seventh annual “Sweet Holiday Wishes” Cookie Donation Campaign. Many of their participants have stated one of the holiday traditions they miss the most is baking their own...

 
 Government    November 15, 2016

This week's South Pittsburgh area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Timothy W. Oswald, 932 Lillian Street, 18th Ward, Codes 118.1, 302.8. The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for...

 
 Public Safety    November 8, 2016

Suspect caught in Knoxville

Zone 3 Officers were sent to the 100 block of Redlyn Street in Knoxville for a burglary in progress on November 1 at approximately 11:22 p.m. According to police, neighbors heard noises in a garage...

 
 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,...

 
 Meetings    November 8, 2016

Knoxville CC public meeting November 9

Knoxville Community Council will hold a public meeting to discuss the Knoville Blitz on November 9, 6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road. Other topics for the evening include: How to Report Property Violations, and What’s...

 
 Meetings    November 1, 2016

Knoxville CC public meetings Nov. 3 and 9

Knoxville Community Council has scheduled two upcoming meetings to discuss recent neighborhood updates. At 6 p.m. on November 3, the KCC will hold a meeting at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, to provide neighborhood updates. A second meeting...

 
 News    November 1, 2016

Absentee ballot deadline here, Knoxville polling places change

The Allegheny County Elections Division announced that voters in affected voting districts have been notified by mail, but there are two South Pittsburgh area polling place locations that have changed since the April primary. In South Pittsburgh new...

 
 Opinion    October 25, 2016

Disappointed in library choice

I was distressed to read of the decision to rebuild the Carrick branch of the Carnegie library in its existing location (Carrick Library will be all new from the bottom up, October 10, 2016). After talking with other residents who are active and invo...

 
 Public Safety    October 25, 2016

Man grazed by bullet while inside Knoxville living room

At close to 11:30 p.m. on October 17, Zone 3 police officers were sent to the 200 block of Mathews Avenue for report of a male grazed in the head by a bullet. According to police, a 43-year-old man was in a home with two adult women and a...

 
 Public Safety    October 25, 2016

Zone 3 crime community crime alerts for Oct. 17-23

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: October 17-23. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from vehicle – Kambach & Judicial Sts. – between 10/17 at 7:30 PM and 10/18 at 8:15 AM – Victim states whe...

 
 Meetings    October 18, 2016

Knoxville council plans two community meetings

Knoxville Community Council has scheduled two upcoming meetings to discuss recent neighborhood updates. At 6 p.m. on November 3, the KCC will hold a meeting at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, to provide neighborhood updates. A second meeting...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 11, 2016

Carrick library will be all new from the bottom up

In January, residents crowded into a makeshift meeting space at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) – Carrick to learn the plans for renovating and enlarging the facility.  The consensus among...

 
 Opinion    October 11, 2016

Don't compare us to Lawrenceville

I am writing in response to some quotes in last week’s article “Residents get to talk directly with Zone 3 Commander about issues” (South Pittsburgh Reporter, Oct. 4, 2016) I have to disagree with the quote, “the Hilltop is light years away...

 
 Public Safety    October 11, 2016

Zone 3 Part 1 crime report for September 26th thru October 2nd

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: September 26th thru October 2nd, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Stolen auto – 200 Meridan St. – between 9/25 at 9:30 PM and 9/26 at 6:00 AM – Victim states items were stolen out of her car. No...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 4, 2016

Residents get to talk directly with Zone 3 commander about issues

A new meeting room in the renovated Knoxville branch of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh was host to the Sept. 19 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council. The library reopened this summer after closing for a year for a $3.5 million renovation...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 27, 2016

Blitz finds 25 worst properties for city to focus enforcement on

The “Knoxville Blitz” and its list of the neighborhood’s 25 worst properties was a focus of the Sept. 14 community forum of the Knoxville Community Council (KCC) held in the St. Paul AME Church. There was also a question/answer session with...

 
 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...

 
 Front Page    September 6, 2016

Walkatop urban hike on Mount

Walkatop, an urban hiking adventure, is back for a second year with an even tougher hiking challenge through Emerald View Park in Mount Washington benefitting the Thomas Brown Alton Foundation. Whatever fitness level, Walkatop challenges hikers to...

 
 Government    September 6, 2016

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Anthony and Joseph Vojtash, 421 Kingsboro Street, 18th Ward, Continued Code 116.1. • Carol N. and James N. Hubenthal, 2600...

 
 Meetings    September 6, 2016

Knoxville community forum Sept. 14

The Knoxville Community Council will hold a community forum on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. Guest speakers for the evening include: Grant Gittlen, manager of the Mayor’s Community Affairs Office discussing the...

 

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