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 Front Page    July 28, 2015 

St. John Vianney parishioners notified of condition of parish, possible closure

St. John Vianney Parish’s days could be numbered at the Catholic parish for many of the Hilltop neighborhoods. Bishop David Zubik outlined the current status of the parish in a letter to parishioners dated July 16, 2015, and the outlook wasn’t pr...

 
 News    July 21, 2015  
 News    July 14, 2015

July 18 is a Sweet Saturday in Mount Oliver

Sweet Saturday, a delicious opportunity to pick up fresh baked cupcakes, breads, cookies and more is happening this Saturday, July 18 in Mount Oliver. The sale features bakers offering their goods at...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    July 7, 2015

Police, community get together after

On the morning of June 22, Tyrone Harris began firing at random in the alleys around Knoxville United Church. About 30 minutes later, after shooting at police on Route 51 after stealing a car and leading officers on a two-mile chase, the 20-year-old...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 7, 2015

McKinley Park Master Plan outlined

The third public meeting on the McKinley Park Master Plan and Haberman Corridor Study wrapped up this stage of the planning process. The outline presented to area residents and stakeholders at the...

 
 News    June 30, 2015

Local teens reveal their goals in CLP-Knoxville laptop contest

When Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville announced plans to renovate the library and temporarily close the branch for the $3.2 million update, teen specialist Brandi Cox , a Knoxville resident, wondered what the neighborhood teens would do...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

CLP-Knoxville closing on Saturday for year-long renovations

Residents in Knoxville will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the community, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will begin renovations...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

First Sweet Saturdays a success for Mount Oliver

On June 13, things got a little sweeter in Mt. Oliver. Sweet Saturdays came to fruition because of the closing of Kullman’s Bakery and the need to fill that void for the residents and visitors. Sweet Saturdays is a community sale in which anyone wi...

 
 Front Page    June 16, 2015  
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 9, 2015

Haberman, McKinley Park plans moving forward

Hilltop residents had their first opportunity to view the preliminary work of Pfaffmann + Associates on developing a Master Plan for McKinley Park and a Haberman Corridor Study following an April...

 
 News    June 2, 2015

Carrick's Linda Donahue named CPC's Volunteer of the Year

Volunteers, community groups and neighborhoods were honored at the May 28 Clean Pittsburgh Commission's (CPC) Meet and Greet Mixer at Riverview Park with the "Bob Awards" for their efforts to...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 26, 2015

Motorcycle noise, teddy bears discussed at Zone 3 safety meeting

The May 18 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting included discussion of motorcycles on Grandview Ave., National Night Out, and teddy bears. The latter topic was brought up by public safety council secretary Donna Williams, who...

 
 By Tom SmithSouth    Front Page    May 19, 2015

CLP-Knoxville will start $3.2 million renovation in June

CLP-Knoxville will close on June 27 to undergo a $3.2 million renovation to the 50-year-old building. Renovations will take 10-12 months but will not significantly change many features of the exterior of the masonry and concrete block building. The...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 19, 2015

Police commander wants top three issues in Slopes

At the May 12 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), new Zone 3 Commander Larry Scirotto spoke about a community-police partnership. The other brief presentation was of an overview of the proposed mosaic steps pro...

 
 News    May 5, 2015

Informational meeting on CLP-Knoxville renovations

Hilltop residents will have an opportunity to learn more about and ask questions concerning the upcoming renovation of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville on May 12. An informational meeting will be held at the library, 400 Brownsville...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 28, 2015

Mt. Oliver Boro hires first manager, gets update economic development

The hiring of the borough’s first ever manager -- project manager Ricky Hopkinson -- kicked off the April 20 meeting of Mount Oliver council. He was sworn in by District Justice Richard King. Mr. Hopkinson’s contract begins on May 1 and runs...

 
 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...

 

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