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 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    July 28, 2015 

New commander to be named for Zone 3 by the end of the month

(Editor's Note: On Monday afternoon, too late for publication, Lt. Karen Dixon was promoted to Commander and assigned to Zone 3.) The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will name a new Zone 3 commander at...

 
 Front Page    July 28, 2015 

St. John Vianney parishioners notified of condition of parish, possible closure

St. John Vianney Parish’s days could be numbered at the Catholic parish for many of the Hilltop neighborhoods. Bishop David Zubik outlined the current status of the parish in a letter to parishioners dated July 16, 2015, and the outlook wasn’t pr...

 
 News    July 21, 2015

Volunteers welcome to help build a rain garden in Mt. Washington

Join the Girl Scout Jessica Friss Mount Washington Community Development Corp. to help build a rain garden on Thursday, July 30 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the trail entrance to Emerald View Park at the end of Republic Street. The rain garden will help...

 
 Meetings    July 14, 2015

Mt. Washington community forum Thursday, July 16

The next Mount Washington Community Development Corporation monthly Community Forum will be held this Thursday, July 16 at 7 p.m. at the Mount Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. There will be an update of the Grandview Avenue project, a...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    July 7, 2015

SSCC elects board, learns about 311

Annual board elections held during the June 25 open meeting of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) resulted in the reelection to two-year terms of incumbents: Mike McCullough, Barbara Rudiak, Mike Clark, Kathleen Petrillo, Jane Yanosick, and Dan...

 
 News    July 7, 2015

Wreath making, nature crafts in Grandview Park on July 11

Mount Washington Community Development Corporations Season Hike Series continues with Nature Crafts in Emerald View Park in Grandview Park on Saturday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. Join in for wreath making and nature crafts suitable for the whole...

 
 Public Safety    June 30, 2015

Police arrest two men on drug charges in Mount Washington

Crack cocaine and heroin were recovered in an arrest in Mount Washington. According to the police, at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, officers observed a gray Chrysler 200 pull to the side of the road near the 100 block of Boggs...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    June 23, 2015

Repairs to Grandview Avenue sidewalks will be coming soon

Grandview Avenue renovations and the proposed Shiloh Street Gateway were among topics discussed at the Mount Washington Community Development Center (MWCDC) meeting on Thursday at the Mount...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 23, 2015

Acting commander takes over temporarily at Zone 3 station

The June 15 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting began with the news that Lt. Lori McCartney was the zone’s acting commander. The former Zone 3 Commander, Larry Scirotto, was moved two weeks ago to head the Major Crimes division. He...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Police look for Mount bank robber

Pittsburgh Police are looking for a bank robbery suspect who robbed the First Niagara Bank in Mount Washington. At approximately 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 15 Zone 3 Officers responded to a bank...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Detour in place for northbound Route 88

PennDOT District 11 was slated to begin a long-term closure of northbound Route 88 (Library Road) at the intersection with Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard), June 22 weather permitting. Beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday night, northbound Route 88 was...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

City expands free summer meal program for kids and teens

The City of Pittsburgh is expanding its free summer breakfast, lunch, and snack program for kids and teens to more than 125 locations across the city. GrubUp will continue year-round, adding out-of-school time meals to all 10 Citiparks sites this...

 
 Meetings    June 16, 2015

MWCDC June forum meeting

The next Mount Washington Community Development Corp. Community Forum will be held this Thursday, June 18 at 7 p.m. at the Mount Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. The agenda will include Tinsy Labrie from Visit Pittsburgh about their...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

Program on container gardening at the Mount Washington Library

Bob Madden of Garden Dreams Urban Farm and Nursery will be presenting a program on container gardening at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh—Mount Washington. The program is being held on Saturday June 20 at 2 p.m. Contact the library for more...

 
 Entertainment    June 16, 2015

City Theatre announces winners of 2015 Young Playwrights Contest

City Theatre has announced the six winners of its 2015 Young Playwrights Contest. These winning playwrights will develop their scripts in collaboration with professional theatre artists in productions on City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio stage during...

 
 School News    June 16, 2015

Sprout Fund offering Playbook for Success to schools nationwide

The Sprout Fund and 200 public and private organizations in Pittsburgh are taking an unprecedented approach to meeting the challenge of engaging the city’s youth in education and setting them on a path to discovering their passions and pursuing rea...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 9, 2015

Haberman, McKinley Park plans moving forward

Hilltop residents had their first opportunity to view the preliminary work of Pfaffmann + Associates on developing a Master Plan for McKinley Park and a Haberman Corridor Study following an April...

 
 News    June 9, 2015

City pools open today, free pool passes, lessons offered for kids

The City of Pittsburgh will open its 17 outdoor swimming pools today, Tuesday, June 9, and while launching an initiative to encourage children 15 years and younger to learn to swim and enjoy...

 
 News    June 9, 2015

Pittsburgh is a summer 'City of Learning'

Young people are always learning, but their academic gains can slide when school is out for the summer. For the second year, The Sprout Fund is leading Pittsburgh City of Learning, a citywide campaign to connect more than 50 organizations offering...

 
 Front Page    June 2, 2015

Food Stamp incentive program expanded to city farmers markets

The City of Pittsburgh is joining with Just Harvest to promote a healthy new incentive for food stamps at 14 area farmers markets this summer. For the first time, for every $5 shoppers spend using their food stamps at participating farmers markets,...

 
 News    June 2, 2015

Mulick earns scholarships, awards

Mount Washington resident Jonathan Mulick,18, will graduate from Bishop Canevin High School with high honors this year. He was awarded the 2015 Bob O'Connor Foundation Community Service Scholarship....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 26, 2015

Motorcycle noise, teddy bears discussed at Zone 3 safety meeting

The May 18 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting included discussion of motorcycles on Grandview Ave., National Night Out, and teddy bears. The latter topic was brought up by public safety council secretary Donna Williams, who...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 19, 2015

Bikes, food and permit parking highlight Planning Forum session

Bikes, food fest, and residential permit parking (RPP) were among the topics at the May 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. In the evening’s only presentation, Erin Potts of Bike Share Pittsburgh talked about the city’s new bike-sharing...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 19, 2015

Police commander wants top three issues in Slopes

At the May 12 general meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA), new Zone 3 Commander Larry Scirotto spoke about a community-police partnership. The other brief presentation was of an overview of the proposed mosaic steps pro...

 
 Opinion    May 19, 2015

It's possible to change St. John Vianney's future

As a third generation active member of St. George Parish and the succeeding St. John Vianney, I would share some thoughts about the April 28, 2015 South Pittsburgh Reporter article “St. John Vianney Church faces an uncertain future.” Almost all...

 

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