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 Opinion    April 21, 2015 

Enough surveys

I am writing in response to a recent article you posted (Beltzhoover residents will be surveyed to create strategies for neighborhood, South Pittsburgh Reporter March 24, 2015) regarding an upcoming survey of Beltzhoover by the Hilltop Alliance. They...

 
 Front Page    April 7, 2015  
 News    April 7, 2015

Spring Redd Up coming

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up during March, April and May is on a pace to attract 400 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in a five county area. “Based on this participation, we’re upping the volunteer turnout number to 16,000...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 31, 2015

EDS staff update CBA on their work along Brownsville Road

Enthusiasm was on the menu at the March dinner meeting of the Carrick Business Association (CBA) with guest speakers Stephanie Miller and Jami Gregg from Economic Development South (EDS). Ms. Miller,...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 24, 2015

Boro announces 2015 street paving program plans

The awarding of the paving contract at the March 16 meeting of Mount Oliver council spells good news for these streets: Kohler St. from Arlington Ave. to Walnut St.; Carl St. from Margaret St. to Bertha St.; Hays St. from Quincy to the City of...

 
 Kids    March 24, 2015

Readings of Number One Sam at local Carnegie libraries

This April, children visiting Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will be introduced to Sam, a competitive race-car-driving dog who learns that some things are more important than being number one. The 2015 selection, Number One Sam, by Philadelphia...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 10, 2015

Slopes neighbors updated on projects

The March 3 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) began with an overview of upcoming events: March 28: South Side Spring Social, Steel Cactus, 1831 E. Carson St.; 5-9 p.m. All profits from ticket sales go toward t...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 3, 2015

Hilltop Alliance staff making progress in the Allentown area

Good news and positive energy were presented by members of the Hilltop Alliance team working in Allentown. Tim Dolan, Property Stabilization Program manager, and Siena Kane, Allentown business...

 
 Kids    March 3, 2015

Family PlayShop for children in Knoxville

March will be an exciting month for young children and their caregivers to visit the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville and shake off those winter blues. The meeting room will be transformed into a giant play area, filled with a variety of...

 
 News    March 3, 2015

Brashear opens a new office inside the YMCA Hilltop Computer Center

The Brashear Association has opened a new office at the YMCA Hilltop Computer Center, 500 Brownsville Road. At the new office, residents can meet with a case manager to apply for energy assistance programs, access public benefits, discover community...

 
 Kids    February 10, 2015

'All about the Hoops' program at CLP-Knoxville

Black History Month programming for kids at the CLP-Knoxville Library will include “All about the Hoops” on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 1:30 p.m. Families with children ages 4-11 can take part in activities that celebrate the legacy of excellence...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

Open Mic Night Feb. 21 for artists ages 12 to 25

CLP-Knoxville will continue celebrating Black History Month with an Open Mic Night on Saturday, Feb.21 from 6 – 9 p.m. Artists age 12-25, can come in and express themselves through music, storytelling, spoken word, poetry and more. Audience...

 
 News    February 3, 2015

Health programs at Knoxville LifeSpan

UPMC Health Plan is partnering with LifeSpan, Inc., “Resources and Services for Seniors,” to provide health management programs, health coaches, mobile screening services, exercise equipment, and more for LifeSpan’s community resource centers....

 
 News    January 27, 2015

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private partnerships,...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

UPMC Health Plan partnering with LifeSpan for healthier active lives

UPMC Health Plan is partnering with LifeSpan Inc., “Resources and Services for Seniors,” to provide older adults in Allegheny county with a variety of services and equipment designed to help them lead healthier and more active lives. Grand...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Rep. Wheatley named minority Finance Committee chairman

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, was sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 6, to his seventh term representing Pittsburgh’s 19th Legislative District and will begin serving in the key post of minority chairman of the House Finance Committee. Mr. Wheatley...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    January 6, 2015

New manager sparks interest in Warrington Avenue

East Warrington Avenue in Allentown had been known for years as a connecting route between South Side and Rt. 51 or Mount Washington. Considered a bumpy shortcut between South Hills neighborhoods and...

 
 Front Page    December 30, 2014

No left turn on Josephine has been years in the making

The intersection where Josephine Street intersects with 18th Street has been a problem for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians for years, if not decades, according to Councilman Bruce Kraus. An 18th...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

Two Hilltop women earn honors as 'Women of Excellence'

Two Hilltop women were for their community service recently when they were named two of The New Pittsburgh Courier’s 50 Women of Excellence for 2014. Bibiana Hill and Pastor Cheryl Ruffin received the awards at a ceremony on December 11 at the...

 
 Kids    December 30, 2014

Let it Snow Party at the Knoxville Library

Families with kids from preschoolers to grade 5 can enjoy some cold weather activities indoors at the Knoxville Library. A “Let It Snow” party on Saturday, Jan. 10 will feature some really cool games and activities with a winter theme. Attendees...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Summit brings neighborhoods together to celebrate successes

The third annual Hilltop Summit brought together nearly 100 representatives of Pittsburgh's Hilltop communities along with guests and elected officials to hear what has been happening in the...

 
 News    December 2, 2014

Food, toys can be dontated during Brashear Open House on Dec. 11

The Board of Directors and staff of The Brashear Association are extending an invitation to neighbors and friends of the agency to celebrate the season at Brashear’s Holiday Open House. The annual event will take place Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6-7:3...

 
 Kids    December 2, 2014

Play a life-sized game of Candy Land at the CLP

Kids can wander through a magical land of giant lollipops and candy canes while playing a life-sized Candy Land game on Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville. Everyone wins when kids play this...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    November 18, 2014

Residents let library officials know what they would like in renovations

A green roof would top the Knoxville library, and more computers and dedicated space for teenagers would fill the space inside if residents get their way. Library users ranging in age from teens to...

 
 Front Page    November 18, 2014

Brownsville Road corridor receiving $2.1M for community revitalization

Economic Development South (EDS) has announced $2.1 million in secured funding for investment in the Mount Oliver, Knoxville and Carrick communities. This funding was secured via the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) tax credit prog...

 

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