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 Public Safety    February 9, 2016 

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: February 1, 2016 thru February 7, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) South Shore (1921) South Side Flats (1702, 1609) Burglary – 2800 blk Sarah St. - between 1/...

 
 Public Safety    February 2, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 25, 2016 to January 31, 2016: Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from Person – 400 blk. Norton St. – between 12/22/15 at 8:00 AM and 12/22/15 at 7:00...

 
 Front Page    January 26, 2016

Pittsburgh Diocese will close St. John Vianney

Mounting debt and declining attendance were considerations in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh's decision to close Saint John Vianney Parish on the Hilltop. "This decision was a very difficult one...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    January 26, 2016

Mount residents updated on 311 process, direction

An overview of the new 311 complaint process and a brief update on the executive director plans were topics discussed at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) community forum last Thursday at the Mount Washington Senior...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Police investigating fatal shooting on Mt. Washington

The Pittsburgh Police Violent Crime Unit is investigating a fatal shooting of a man in a home in the 100 block of Southern Avenue in Mount Washington on January 19. Police and Paramedic were sent to the scene at approximately 10:45 p.m. where they...

 
 Public Safety    January 26, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 18, 2016 to January 24, 2016*: Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft of Firearm – 30 blk. Natchez St. – between 1/17 at 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM – Victim...

 
 Kids    January 19, 2016

WHAA baseball, softball sign-ups on Mt. Washington

The Washington Heights Athletic Association is holding baseball and softball sign-ups for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Sign-ups will be at St. Mary of the Mount School small gym, 115 Bingham Street, on January 30 and February 13 from 10 a.m. to 1...

 
 Meetings    January 19, 2016

MWCDC will hold January public forum

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation monthly Community Forum will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Mount Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. The agenda includes a representative from the City of...

 
 Health    January 19, 2016

Sedentary behavior linked to poor health in adults with severe obesity

Sedentary behavior is associated with poor cardiovascular health and diabetes in adults with severe obesity, independent of how much exercise they perform, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health-led study showed for the first...

 
 Public Safety    January 19, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 11, 2016 to January 17, 2016: Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary of Residence/Construction Site -2600 Tunnel Blvd. between1/8 at 3:30 PM and 1/11 at 7:...

 
 Public Safety    January 12, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: January 4, 2016 to January 10, 2016: Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from Auto –800 Blk. of saw Mill Run Blvd on 1/4- license plate taken from parked...

 
 News    January 5, 2016

Veterans Leadership Program receives $1.8 M Federal grant

Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. (VLP) on South Side announced the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded the local nonprofit organization with $1.8 million to provide transitional and permanent housing to...

 
 News    January 5, 2016

New Pittsburgh public safety director has local ties

Mayor William Peduto has announced the hiring of Wendell Hissrich as the city's next Public Safety Director. Mr. Hissrich, 53, has spent a quarter century at Federal Bureau of Investigation...

 
 Public Safety    January 5, 2016

Police search for two in South Side robbery

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Robbery Squad is requesting the assistance of the public in identifying two people wanted in connection with a recent street robbery. On Dec. 13, 2015 at approximately 11:25 p.m., Zone 3 Officers were sent to S. 19th...

 
 Public Safety    January 5, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: December 28, 2015 to January 3, 2016: Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 200 block of Smith Way, occurred between 3:00pm and 4:30pm on 12/29. Jewelry taken....

 
 Front Page    December 29, 2015

Change in mail pick up coming for South Side

Changes are coming for South Side residents and businesses in the 15203 Postal Zip Code. Beginning the first of the year, those who have received “Notice Left” mail will be required to go to the Mount Oliver Post Office at 140 Brownsville Road...

 
 Public Safety    December 29, 2015

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: December 21 to December 27, 2015: Duquesne Heights (1911) Aggravated Assault – 200 block of Republic Street, occurred at 7:19pm on 12/24. Victim reported that he was assaulted by unknown males. V...

 
 Public Safety    December 22, 2015

Zone 3 police investigating Friday night robberies

Pittsburgh police are investigating four robberies, three that may be related, occurring in Zone 3 overnight on Friday, Dec. 18. Police have added additional investigative resources, including extra patrols and plainclothes detectives, have been...

 
 Public Safety    December 15, 2015

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the Part I crimes, crime trends for the week of: November 30 to December 6, 2015: Duquesne Heights (1911) Burglary of Residence – 300 block of Republic Street, occurred between 11/25 and 11/28 (reported on 11/30). Unknown entry...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    December 8, 2015

MWCDC spins off trail corps, ED to head new entity

Big changes are ahead for the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC), when executive director Ilyssa Manspeizer officially steps down on Dec. 14 to lead the spin-off of the Emerald Trail Corps in January. The Emerald Trail Corps...

 
 News    December 8, 2015

Website online for those who bought Radio Shack gift cards

Consumers holding unused gift cards purchased from RadioShack now have an established way to obtain refunds. Consumers may file claims online at www.oldradioshackgiftcard.com or call 844-794-3477. RadioShack filed for bankruptcy earlier this year....

 
 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....

 
 Public Safety    December 1, 2015

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts

The following are the violent crimes, crime trends for the week of: November 23 to November 29, 2015: Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary of Residence – 200 block of Cairo Street, occurred between 11/25 12:30pm...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 24, 2015

Still time to get a free Thanksgiving dinner delivered by Pittsburgh's finest

The Nov. 16 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council began with a reminder about the “Get Stuffed with Love” program that aims to ensure that no city residents go without Thanksgiving dinner. Again this year, the delivery of free, warm meals...

 
 Public Safety    November 24, 2015

Mount man arrested after robbing Downtown convenience store

At approximately 1:20 a.m. on November 19, Zone 2 Officers responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store in the 600 block of Penn Avenue for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival...

 

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