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 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    September 20, 2016

MWCDC members get to hear from candidates seeking board positions

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s (MWCDC) annual board candidates’ forum was last Thursday at the Mount Washington Senior Center and residents heard from eight of the candidates hoping to fill six board seats this October....

 
 Front Page    September 20, 2016

Arlington Civic Council meeting gets updated on schools, spray park and more

Members of the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) filled the front meeting room of the Henry Kaufmann Center to learn more about what was happening in their neighborhood. Invited speakers included Nicole Ballard, supervisor of services for the Allegheny C...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 5, 2016

Community council recaps work in South Side

Barbara Rudiak, president of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), outlined the organization's past year's accomplishments and the goals going forward at the General Membership Meeting held in...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 28, 2016

South Side residents concerned with number of vagrants in the area

The focus was on vagrancy at the June 20 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council.  The officials in attendance included city Councilman Bruce Kraus, police Commander Karen Dixon, and Officer Christine Luffey.  Mr. Kraus kicked-off the meeting...

 
 Front Page    June 28, 2016

Armstrong Park renovations underway

Renovations to Armstrong Playground on 12th Street have begun in earnest with the removal of the play equipment and the safety surface. In February, city officials met with South Side residents to go...

 
 Front Page    June 21, 2016

N3D was a lot of fun

Day two of Next 3 Days (N3D) took place on Saturday and included a family-friendly festival with music, food, fun and even goats in Grandview Park. In addition, neighborhood groups, local businesses,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 21, 2016

Kids will 'get wet' this year in the new Arlington Spray Park

The patience of Arlington area residents was wearing thin with promises from city officials that a spray park would be constructed on the site of the closed swimming pool in Arlington Playground when they requested an update from Citiparks Director...

 
 Front Page    June 21, 2016

Knoxville Library reopens on Saturday

 Abundant daylight and welcoming open space mark the eco-friendly transformation of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Knoxville. The library will unveil the renovation during a community celebration on...

 
 By Margaret L. Smyklas    Front Page    June 21, 2016

South Side Neighborhood Plan revisions nearly complete

A brief June 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with news about the city’s upcoming budget forums. The so-called capital budget deliberative forums will be conducted from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on June 21 and June 23. The June 21 forum will...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 7, 2016

Mt. Oliver City block watch considers name change, updated on farm project

The status of the proposed Hilltop Farm & Homes development on the former 556-unit St. Clair Village housing site was the focus of the May 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch....

 
 Front Page    June 7, 2016  
 News    June 7, 2016

Next 3 Days to feature concert, contests in Allentown, Mt. Wash.

Next 3 Days is coming to Allentown and Mt. Washington as a three-day showcase of emerging neighborhoods and to promote affordable housing in the neighborhoods. The program will highlight neighborhood culture, businesses and amenities. N3D will kick...

 
 Meetings    June 7, 2016

Spray park, public safety at ACC forum

The Arlington Civic Council will hold a community meeting on Monday, June 13, 7 p.m., at the Henry Kaufmann Center, 2201 Salisbury Street. Guest speakers for the meeting will be a representative from the Zone 3 Police Station along with Councilman...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 31, 2016

Preventable crimes discussed at May's Public Safety meeting

The May 16 Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting began with a Mt. Washington resident complaining about vandalism in Grandview Park. He said youngsters try to break newly planted trees and set the port-a-johns on fire, among other destructive acts. Th...

 
 News    May 31, 2016

N3D will feature a block party and a Hilltop Bake Off with Rick Sebak

Next 3 Days is coming to Allentown and Mt. Washington as a three-day showcase of emerging neighborhoods and to promote affordable housing in the neighborhoods. The program will highlight neighborhood culture, businesses and amenities. N3D will kick o...

 
 Front Page    May 24, 2016

Memorial Day services at Hilltop, South Side memorials

The South Side Hill Top Memorial Day Parade Committee will hold Memorial Day services this weekend to commemorate their comrades and remember those who sacrificed for their country. Representatives...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 24, 2016

Knoxville next in line for a public safety blitz of the neighborhood

A community forum on starting a “Knoxville Blitz” to reduce neighborhood crime and blight, and generate community pride and empowerment, drew city officials to the St. Paul AME Church on May 11. The meeting was sponsored by the Knoxville...

 
 Meetings    May 24, 2016

Mt. Oliver City Block Watch meets Thurs. at Ormsby Cafe

The Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch will meet on Thursday, May 26, 7 p.m., at the Ormsby Avenue Cafe, 402 Ormsby Avenue. The agenda will include the city’s status and interaction concerning the proposed urban farm and homes to be located at...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 17, 2016

Planning forum discusses ongoing South Side projects

The May 10 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with the monthly report of the Development Review Committee (DRC) as there were no presentations. DRC Chair Tracy Myers reported that the Giant Eagle on Wharton St. is undergoing renovation,...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 17, 2016

Gas line work coming to Slopes

The May 10 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured details of the upcoming pipeline replacement project in the Slopes by Peoples Natural Gas. The targeted areas are: Stella St.; Barry St.; top of Mission...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 19, 2016

South Side updated on Works, proposed housing on the Slopes

A 25-minute meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on April 12 featured updates on on-going issues and news of upcoming events. While there were no presentations, audience member Zone 3 Police Commander Karen Dixon reported briefly that the St....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    News    April 5, 2016

Mt. Oliver City Block Watch updated on public safety questions

The March 24 Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch meeting began with the local crime rate, which community relations Officer Christine Luffey called “extremely low.” The report for Mt. Oliver City covered Jan. 28 to March 24. The four reported...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 15, 2016

S.S. groups stress their cooperation at Forum

Coordination and cooperation among South Side organizations was the theme of the March 8 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. For the St. Patrick’s Parade Day, celebrated on March 12, the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association (SSB&RA)...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 15, 2016

Slopes residents continue to question Winter Park Villas development plans

The March 8 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured an update on a controversial, proposed single-family residential development in the Slopes. Architect Justin Cipriani, of Cipriani Studios, said the...

 
 News    March 15, 2016

Free wills and assistance buying side yards is available on Hilltop

Purchasing a vacant city-owned lot on parts of the Hilltop is getting a little easier, at least in the wallet. The Hilltop Alliance has expanded its program to Side Yard Program to include: Allentown, Arlington, Beltzhoover, Knoxville and Mt. Oliver...

 

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