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 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...

 
 Meetings    November 22, 2016

Police commander, councilman speakers at Allentown meeting

Zone 3 commander Karen Dixon will be the featured speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Allentown CDC on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 6 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. In addition to Commander Dixon, District 3 Councilman Bruce...

 
 Meetings    November 15, 2016

Mt. Oliver City group will meet at Ormsby Ave Cafe

The Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group will meet on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. Zone 3 Officer Christine Luffey, Councilman Bruce Kraus, a representative from the Port Authority to explain the new fares,...

 
 News    November 8, 2016

Councilman Bruce Kraus to receive annual award

The Board of Directors of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Local Officials (LGBTLO) of NLC, will recognize City Council President Bruce Kraus as this year’s LGBTLO local leadership honoree at the upcoming joint constituency groups...

 
 By Ashley Murray    Front Page    November 1, 2016

MWCDC elects six new board members at annual meeting

Tom Tighe stood at the entrance of the Mount Washington Senior Center on the Thursday evening of Oct. 20, waving hello and shaking hands with those who came out to vote for the nine residents vying for six open spots on the Mount Washington...

 
 Front Page    October 25, 2016  
 News    October 25, 2016  
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 18, 2016

S.S. Planning Forum learns of holiday lighting challenges

The Oct. 11 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with Mary Ellen Solomon, Duquesne University’s new assistant vice-president for executive affairs, introducing Rev. Jim McCloskey, the senior advisor to the university president for strateg...

 
 Front Page    October 11, 2016

Residents express their concerns over parking on Allentown streets

Contentious at times, supportive at others and hopeful in the end, the quarterly meeting of the Allentown CDC (ACDC) had residents expressing their opinions concerning changes in the neighborhood. First on the agenda was discussion about the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 4, 2016

Progress slowed on urban farm while HUD considers sale

A new name emerged from the Sept. 22 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch: the organization will now be known as the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. Attendees voted to adopt a broader name that would encompass the broader...

 
 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...

 

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