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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 28, 2015

CMU, Pitt students study and then make recommendations for the Mount

A quick introduction of Laura Guralnick, a recent hire as Economic Development Director for the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC), opened the organization’s April Community Forum. MWCDC Board President Breen Masciotra said...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    March 17, 2015

Future of Olympia Park building discussed by Mount community

The future of the historic Olympia Park community building was the focus of a small group discussion activity hosted by the Mount Washington Community Development Center (MWCDC) on Wednesday at the Mount Washington Senior Center on Virginia Avenue....

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Link announces candidacy for school board

Tracy Link of Mt. Washington has announced she is a candidate for Pittsburgh Public School Board Director for District 6 which includes Mt. Washington, Banksville, Brookline and Beechview.M Ms. Links was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She has been...

 
 News    February 24, 2015

MWCDC receives $400K grant for Emerald View Park work

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has received a grant of $400,000 from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support woodland restoration and trail construction in Emerald View Park (EVP). The two-year grant enables the MWCDC...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    January 20, 2015

New plans for One Grandview

A hotel, luxury apartments, and retail space were among the plans for a new One Grandview Avenue plaza presented at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) meeting at the Mount Washington Senior Center on Virginia Avenue. The...

 
 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...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    December 16, 2014

Plans for Mt. Wash. developments unveiled at community forum

Parking issues and past development failures highlighted the community criticism of two new development plans presented at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) meeting on Thursday evening at the Mount Washington Senior Cente...

 
 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...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Free wireless Internet is online on Warrington Ave.

Free public wireless Internet service has come to Allentown for residents and the business district within one-half block in either direction of Warrington Ave. from Beltzhoover Ave. to Arlington...

 
 Front Page    November 18, 2014

Mount Washington celebrates partners, neighborhood work

Celebrating its sixth Annual Dinner, the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) took the opportunity to acknowledge work done by the organization’s staff and board and recognize community stakeholders. Newly elected board...

 
 By Ashley Murray    Front Page    October 21, 2014

MWCDC members elect new board members, change bylaws

Members of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation voted for new board members Thursday night at the Mount Washington Senior Center and also passed bylaw changes—17 yes, 10 no—that were highly debated during September’s meeting....

 
 By Ashley Murray    Front Page    September 23, 2014

By-law changes, board elections topics at the Mt. Washington CDC

Board member elections and proposed by-law changes dominated the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) meeting Thursday night at the Mount Washington Senior Center on Virginia Avenue. Just over 30 people of the 43-member...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 24, 2014

Mt. Washington residents express concern over Grandview Avenue

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s (MWCDC) June community forum featured a light agenda and an opportunity for community questions and answers. Ilyssa Manspeizer, MWCDC executive director, provided an update on what some of th...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    May 20, 2014

MWCDC reveals renovated house, addresses area car break-in concerns

"We can't help you unless we know you need help," Officer Christine Luffey told Mt. Washington residents last Thursday evening. "If you or someone you know has been the victim of a crime, or if you...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    May 20, 2014

Mt. Washington CDC names Manspeizer director

Sometimes, after you search everywhere, you discover what you've been looking for has been right in front of you the whole time... This was the sentiment felt round the Mt. Washington Community...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 22, 2014

Mount landslide appears to be stable, ED may be hired soon

Nearly three dozen Mount Washington residents came out last week to the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s (MWCDC) April Community Forum. The three major topics discussed during the evening included: an update on the landslide...

 
 Front Page    April 1, 2014

Visiting Mt. Washington, there's an app for that

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) has launched the Mt. Washington Guide, an iPhone application, and restructured website featuring the business directory and interactive...

 
 News    January 21, 2014

Belloli will be interim executive director of MWCDC

Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) Board of Directors has named Rick Belloli the interim executive director of the non-profit. Mr. Belloli will oversee operations and staff to ensure a smooth transition, while also assisting t...

 
 News    December 17, 2013

Emerald View Park will receive support from National Park Service

Emerald View Park has been selected to receive assistance from the National Park Service (NPS) Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program to assist with identifying best practices for steep hillside trails, fund-finding, developing a trail...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 3, 2013

Hilltop groups get their chance to boast a little bit at annual event

Representatives from Hilltop Alliance member neighborhoods joined government officials and invited guests for the second annual Hilltop Summit, an opportunity to show their peers the work they have been doing in their neighborhoods. First to make a...

 
 By Akasha Chamberlain    Front Page    October 8, 2013

Some Mt. Washington residents have a different view of the neighborhood

Raymond Wehring, who has lived on Mount Washington for 50 years, remembers when Norton Street was vibrant and full of neighbors. Now surrounded by empty houses instead, Mr. Wehring wants nothing more...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    News    September 24, 2013

Candidates for MWCDC board positions introduced

It was a “Meet the Candidates” night at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) forum meeting last week. With annual elections coming up in October, the group introduced the six individuals vying for five open seats on the...

 
 News    September 17, 2013

Original Emerald View Park trail completed

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC), recently completed a trail originally envisioned in Emerald View Park’s 2010 Master Trail Plan. “While we are constantly working to improve Emerald View Park’s infrastructure,...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    August 6, 2013

MWCDC trys new ways to promote business

Last week, three sleek new signs popped up by storefronts on Shiloh Street in Mount Washington. They were placed there as part of a $25,000 initiative to enhance business traffic and development in...

 

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