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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 18, 2017

Another 'virtual block watch' could be coming to S. Pittsburgh

Warrington Avenue in Allentown may soon have a “virtual block watch” similar to one on Brownsville Road in Carrick. Speaking at the Allentown CDC April meeting, Zone 3 officer Nathan Auvil explained after 14 cameras were installed in a two-block...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 4, 2017

Recycling, neighborhood programs highlighted at community forum

Recycling, neighborhood crime, and Hilltop Alliance programs were among the topics at the March 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group held in the Ormsby Avenue Café. The first speaker was the city’s recycling supervisor,...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 7, 2017

Camera survey first step in area crime prevention strategy

Topics discussed at the Jan. 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group included local crime, the proposed urban farm, cameras for crime prevention, and the annual Biscuits Bingo fundraiser for local animal organizations. The...

 
 By Jeffrey Benzing    Front Page    January 24, 2017

The 'new Pittsburgh' takes root on the Hilltop

Allentown mirrors Pittsburgh's rebirth. The Hilltop neighborhood has been lauded with glossy press cheering its new growth and all the innovative opportunities after years of disinvestment. The main...

 
 Front Page    November 1, 2016

Hilltop Alliance honored with service award at Bravo! Brashear luncheon

The 99th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon of the Brashear Association was held October 27 at the LaMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. The luncheon featured the awarding of the Charles and...

 
 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 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....

 
 News    March 8, 2016

Industry on Industry bringing artists to Allentown

This month, the Hilltop Alliance is launching a new, innovative program, “Industry on Industry,” which will bring artists and makers to a large warehouse space in Allentown. The 20,000 sq. ft. building, currently home to a cabinetmaker,...

 
 News    February 23, 2016

New program encourages artists to locate in Allentown

This month, the Hilltop Alliance is launching a new, innovative program, “Industry on Industry,” bringing artists and makers to a large warehouse space in Allentown. The 20,000 sq. ft. building, which is currently home to a cabinetmaker,...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 2, 2016

St. John Vianney Church closure could impact food pantries

As of now, the food pantry at Saint John Vianney Parish, and Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, will continue at the parish site until a decision is rendered otherwise.  That is according to volunteer Mary Fleisner, who coordinates the food pantry, and...

 
 Front Page    February 2, 2016

Latest Hilltop farm plans explained at Mount Oliver City Block Watch

The proposed Hilltop Farm Master Plan was the main focus of the Jan. 28 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. The meeting drew about 80 attendees. Aaron...

 
 News    December 8, 2015

Beltzhoover residents can get help with wills and side yards

The Hilltop Alliance (HA) will provide assistance to Beltzhoover residents interested in receiving personal wills and acquiring side yards from the City of Pittsburgh. The Beltzhoover Blight Fight Grants Program, was announced on Thursday, Dec. 3 to...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 1, 2015

Hilltop organizations get to brag a little about their accomplishments

Each year the Hilltop Alliance (HA) brings together member organizations along with neighborhood stakeholders to spread the word on the good work being accomplished on the Hilltop by their groups....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 1, 2015

Mt. O. City/St. Clair Block Watch gets updates on urban farm, crime, gardens

The project at Mountain and Fisher streets, local crime update, and the proposed urban farm were among the topics at the Nov. 19 Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch meeting. It was held at the Ormsby Avenue Café. Block watch coordinator Suzanne...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    April 28, 2015

St. John Vianney Church faces an uncertain future

St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, a towering cathedral in Allentown has "no chance to succeed," with a debt of some $2 million and a roof crumbling into the pews, according to a spokesman. Yet...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 7, 2015

Mt. O. City block watch learns more about the status of area projects

Block watch coordinator Suzanne Photos began the March 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch with an update on the tentative revitalization plan for the former St. Clair Village and adjacent neighborhood. She said she talked to...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 7, 2015

Volunteers surveying Beltzhoover properties to develop a community blight reduction plan

Volunteers are being sought to help conduct a condition survey of all residential property in Beltzhoover. The project involves conducting a comprehensive inventory of more than 1,500 parcels in Beltzhoover, after which a framework of a blight...

 
 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    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

Mt. O. City learns about possible area urban farm

Updates on current and potential projects highlighted the Nov. 20 meeting of the Mount Oliver City/Saint Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. Block watch coordinator Suzanne Photos said the city told her it would cost $3,900 for the...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 1, 2014

HA one step closer to farming St. Clair Village

When St. Clair Village public housing community was demolished in September 2010, few people thought it would be repurposed for anything meaningful in their lifetimes. That could all change with a...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    April 22, 2014

Neighborhood Plan completed for the Allentown community

The people have spoken. The plan has been drafted... Now, it's just a matter of time before Allentown enthusiasts find out whether they'll get the support they need to make their vision for the neighb...

 
 Front Page    April 15, 2014

Mayor visits Hilltop

Bill Peduto celebrated his first 100 days in office by staging a Mayor's Night Out at the Warrington Recreation Center offering city residents an opportunity to address the mayor with their concerns....

 

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