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 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...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

City to submit Promise Zone application for So. Pittsburgh neighborhoods

The City of Pittsburgh is going to partner with the Urban Redevelopment Authority on a federal “Promise Zone” application to assist previously neglected parts of South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, along with the Hill District, Hazelwood and other...

 
 Kids    November 11, 2014

Story time continues at Knoxville Library

A new series of Monday morning story times for young children has begun at the Knoxville Library. Come in to explore stories and activities promoting language and listening skills, expanding imaginations and self-image and arousing curiosity about...

 
 Meetings    October 28, 2014

Knoxville library will be renovated

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will hold an informational meeting about the upcoming renovation of CLP – Knoxville at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the branch, 400 Brownsville Road. Library officials will discuss the new features of the building...

 
 News    October 28, 2014

Magnet schools information at library

Representatives from the Pittsburgh Public Schools will present information on Magnet schools and the application process at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m. A question-and-answer session follows the presentation....

 
 Kids    October 28, 2014

Halloween mini-carnival

The Knoxville Library will celebrate Halloween with a mini-carnival for all ages on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. Games, crafts, a photo booth and prizes for kids and teens will be part of the fun. Costumes are not required. Learn more...

 
 Health    October 21, 2014

Health Department will hold a District 12 community meeting

The Allegheny County Health Department will a community health meeting Wednesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Brashear High School, 590 Crane Avenue, Beechview, for Allegheny County Council District 12 which includes: Banksville, Beechview,...

 
 Kids    September 30, 2014

Family PlayShop to be held at the Knoxville Branch Library

Family PlayShop, a nationally recognized program where parents and children learn and play together, will be held every Thursday in October at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville. The library’s Family PlayShop series gives infants and...

 
 Kids    September 30, 2014

Homework Help Center will open at the Knoxville Library

The Knoxville Library’s Homework Help Center opens on Monday, Oct. 13 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. for any student, first grade and up, enrolled in an educational program. Library staff and helpers will be available to assist with resources and questions....

 
 News    September 23, 2014

Carrick High will observe 90th anniversary with a ceremony on Wednesday

Pittsburgh’s Carrick High School, which first opened its doors on September 24, 1924, will celebrate its 90th Anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 according to Principal Angel Washington. The faculty and student body will witness the raising...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Volunteers needed to help at Knoxville Inclince Overlook

The final Knoxville Incline Overlook volunteer work day is slated for Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the old Knoxville Incline Overlook and trail along Brosville Street. The ReClaim South Ambassador Project aims to highlight the...

 
 Kids    September 9, 2014

Fire and Ice Show will amaze kids at the Knoxville Branch Library

The Knoxville Library celebrates back to school with the Fire & Ice Show, presented by Mad Science of Pittsburgh, on Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 5-6 p.m. A bubbling potion and the spectacular “Swish, Whoosh, Aah!” are the highlights of this fun...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 19, 2014

Program works to remedy code enforcement problems

Realizing one aspect of a stable neighborhood is well maintained homes and properties, the Hilltop Alliance began a code enforce-ment taskforce to identify problems in the neighborhoods and help...

 

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