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 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...

 
 News    May 31, 2016 

City files application for $50 M Federal transportation initiative

The City of Pittsburgh, with the assistance of dozens of local and national public and private organizations, has filed its application for the Smart City Challenge, a federal initiative that will provide the winning city $50 million to build technol...

 
 Public Safety    May 24, 2016

Mt. Washington man arrested following shooting on S. Side

A Mount Washington man was arrested in South Side following a shooting and foot pursuit early Friday morning. At approximately 2:05 a.m. a police officer working a secondary detail reported shots fired near S. 13th Street and E. Carson Street. He...

 
 Meetings    May 24, 2016

Mount forum Thursday, May 26

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s May Community Forum, originally scheduled for May 19, has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 26 at the Mount Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue....

 
 Public Safety    May 24, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 16, 2016 thru May 22, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft by Deception (scam) – 500 blk. Meridan St. – 5/17 at 12:55 PM – The victims received a...

 
 Meetings    May 17, 2016

Mount forum this Thursday

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s May Community Forum, originally scheduled for May 19, has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 26 at the Mount Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue....

 
 News    May 17, 2016

This year's Spring Redd Up removes 500 tons of litter

Reports from communities for area Redd Ups in March, April and May indicate spring cleanups attracted 22,500 to 25,000 volunteers who removed 450 to 500 tons of litter. An estimated 450 to 500 communities in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County and beyond...

 
 News    May 17, 2016

Volunteers welcome to help Grandview Park playground

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s Grandview Park playground beautification project, sponsored through a the City of Pittsburgh Love Your Block Grant, has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 21. The event will start at 10 a.m....

 
 Entertainment    May 17, 2016

City Theatre Momentum series will feature four plays in different stages

City Theatre has announced the lineup for the theatre’s annual Momentum: New Plays at Different Stages Festival, June 2-5. This year’s Momentum series will feature exclusive presentations of works by Liza Birkenmeier (Carnegie Mellon Drama...

 
 Entertainment    May 17, 2016

Harmony Singers will perform at Carnegie Hall in New York

On May 28, the Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will join six choirs from Arizona, Georgia, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, Texas, and Washington at Carnegie Hall in New York City to perform a concert featuring co-conductor Mark Hayes conducting...

 
 Public Safety    May 17, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 9, 2016 thru May 16, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from Vehicle – 800 blk. Southern Ave. – between 5/11 at 9:00 PM and 5/12 at 6:32 AM –...

 
 News    May 10, 2016

Local filmmaker's short films to screen at Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Steve “Stevo” Parys’ newest short films, Lightheaded and Breakage, will screen on Tuesday, May 10 at the Pittsburgh Filmmakers’ Film Kitchen’s Melwood Screening Room in Oakland. A reception starts at 7 p.m., with Mr. Parys’ films, along...

 
 News    May 10, 2016

Suggestions needed for names of the Emerald View Park trails

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation is working with the City of Pitts burgh to develop name recommendations for the Emerald View Park trail system, with feedback from the community and park users. Trail names are important for...

 
 Public Safety    May 10, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 2, 2016 thru May 9, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from Vehicle – 500 blk. Sweet Briar St. – between 5/1 at 10:00 PM and 5/2 at 8:00 AM – Victims states someone entered into her...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 3, 2016

Next 3 Days will highlight Allentown, Mount Washington

An April 28 community meeting about a weekend summer festival to highlight the Hilltop – its rich history and offerings today and more -- met its organizers’ goal of infusing neighborhood input into the planning process. The first ever...

 
 Real Estate    May 3, 2016

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Daniel Proch to Ty Hennes at 2250 Mary St. 112 for $320,000. Estate of Lorraine Rump to A&J Holdings LLC at 2715 Niles St. for $5,000. Stephen Edwards to Derek Sinchar and Nicole Regula at 2740 Shelly St. for $129,400. 17th Ward Melicent ak...

 
 Public Safety    May 3, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 25, 2016 thru May 1, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from Vehicle – 100 blk. Augusta St. – between 4/28 at 10:00 PM and 4/30 at 9:30 AM – The victim states she and her husband had l...

 
 Front Page    April 26, 2016

Next 3 Days will showcase Allentown, Mt. Washington

Next 3 Days (N3D), a showcase for emerging neighborhoods, is coming to Allentown and Mt. Washington June 17-19. An initiative of The Mayor’s Office, the Urban Redevelopment Authority and NEXTPittsburgh, Next 3 Days will not only showcase the...

 
 Entertainment    April 26, 2016

City Theatre announces 2016-17 season of new voices, comedy, unlikely heroes

City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden has announced the full lineup for 2016-2017, the South Side company’s 42nd Season. All six productions in the season are Pittsburgh premieres, including one world premiere, and continue City Theatre’s...

 
 News    April 26, 2016

PA Resources Council to resume collecting TVs

A policy clarification by the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) allows the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) to resume collecting televisions at its five remaining hard-to-recycle events in 2016. “The good news is that residents ca...

 
 Public Safety    April 26, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 18, 2016 thru April 24, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary – 400 blk. Griffin St. – 4/21 between 12:00 AM and 7:15 AM – The victim states...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

Resident input wanted for Next 3 Days

Next 3 Days (N3D), a showcase for emerging neighborhoods, is coming to Allentown and Mt. Washington June 17-19. An initiative of The Mayor’s Office, the Urban Redevelopment Authority and NEXTPittsburgh, Next 3 Days will not only showcase the...

 
 News    April 19, 2016

City to provide free Wi-Fi at recreation, Healthy Active Living centers

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Recreation (Citiparks) and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance have announced free Wi-Fi will be installed in 22 City of Pittsburgh Community Recreation and Healthy Active Living...

 
 Public Safety    April 19, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 11, 2016 thru April 17, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft by Deception (attempted) – 200 blk. Sweetbriar St. – 4/6 – Reporting person stated her elderly mother received a phone call...

 

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