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Traffic calming on MWCDC agenda

Traffic calming and safety concerns will be the focus of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s August community forum on Thursday, Aug. 16. Discussion will center around the Grandview Avenue corridor along with Shiloh Street,...

 

Zone 3 Part 1 Crimes for August 6-12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 6-12. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 400 blk. Winton St. - 8/11/18...

 

MWCDC development committee meets July 25

The Mt. Washington Community Development Corp. Development Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 25 from 6-7 p.m. The meeting will take place in the MWCDC’s conference room in the basement of 608 Virginia Avenue, at the corner of Virginia and...

 

MWCDC clarifies forum rules, gets input for possible bylaw changes

A short presentation and community discussion about several proposed Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) bylaw revisions took place at last week’s community forum. Before reading the proposed bylaw revisions, new MWCDC...

 

Wolfe resigns from Zone 3 council, Liz Style will now lead safety group

Zone 3 Public Safety Council vice-president Liz Style is the group’s new president following the resignation of Ken Wolfe. “It has been my pleasure to serve you,” he said at the July 16 meeting. After 14 years he stepped down as president to...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 9-15, 2018. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Stolen vehicle – Volk Rd & Kearsarge St. – between 7/7/18...

 

Curb Appeal Program aims to improve Mt. Washington area one door at a time

It began as an idea to improve the neighborhood by painting homeowners' front doors and grew quickly to the Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation's (MWCDC) Curb Appeal Program. Through a...

 

MWCDC advocacy group initial meeting is June 27

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation Advocacy Committee will hold its first meeting on Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m. at the Mount Washington Health Active Living Community Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. The role of this new committee...

 

Planning Forum recaps South Side area developments

The June 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with Chair Hugh Brannan thanking Barbara Rudiak for chairing the forum meetings the past few months. He said he heard she did a very good job. Mr. Brannan reminded everyone of what he...

 

MWCDC is recruiting new Board Members

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) is currently accepting nominations for its 2018 Board Elections. Those interested in serving on the Board of Directors may get more information on n the MWCDC web-site at https://mwcdc.or...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 12, 2018

Surveillance cameras impacting crime along E. Carson in South Side

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala returned to South Side to update the community on the high-definition surveillance cameras his office has placed along E. Carson Street, throughout t...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 12, 2018

Mayor updates on more police, asks for Hilltop area priorities

With summer approaching and better weather here, Mayor William Peduto hoped Allentown residents took note of more police on the streets. “I hope you’ve noticed there are more police in Zone 3,” he told residents at the June meeting of the Allen...

 

ACHD will survey area residents on opioid crisis

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has received a two-year grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation to support the expansion of the department’s outreach in local communities affected by the opioid crisis. A portion of the funds will...

 

Abandonded cars an issue in Mt. Oliver City

Crime the past four months in Mt. Oliver City was “extremely low”, said community relations Officer Christine Luffey in kicking off the May 24 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. The crimes included: one aggravated assault,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 22, 2018

PWSA preparing to expand its lead line replacement on Mount

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation kicked off its May public forum will a presentation from Daniel Duffy and Rachael Rampa concerning the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority's (PW...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 22, 2018

MWCDC creates advocacy committee

One of the priorities coming out of the strategic planning process the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) undertook last year was a need for an advocacy committee. Michael Grande, president of the MWCDC, explained to those...

 

Learn more about city budget with Potholes & Pierogies on Mt. Wash.

Potholes & Pierogies, a dinner and discussion of the City of Pittsburgh 2019 Capital Budget, will be held in two city neighborhoods in June. Pittsburgh residents are welcome to share their ideas about the City of Pittsburgh’s 2019 budget...

 

Advocacy to be discussed at MWCDC May forum

The May Community Forum of the Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) will take place on Thursday, May 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Mt. Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. The forum will include information on the newly-formed...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for April 30 to May 6

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 30 to May 6. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Nothing to report (NTR) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 200 blk. Lelia St. - betwe...

 

City Council will hold hearing on zone change

An application has been filed by Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects on behalf of property owner, GCP, LLC, to change parcel 6-H-43 (recently consolidated into 6-H-45) in the Mount Washington...

 

How will mergers affect parishioners and church buildings left behind

Update (4/29/2018): The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh announced on Saturday, April 28, how its 188 parishes would be grouped into 57 new, multisite parishes. The diocese had originally proposed...

 

Motorcyclist injured on Mt. Washington

Around 8:36 p.m. on April 26, Zone 3 officers were sent to the 400 block of Woodruff Street for an accident involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. According to the initial police report, the operator...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for April 23-29

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 23-29. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Nothing to report (NTR) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary – 100 blk. Estella Ave. -...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for April 16-22

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 16-22. Duquesne Heights (1911) – Nothing to report (NTR) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 400 blk. Edgemont St. - 4/16/18...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for April 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 9-15. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft – 200 blk. Sweetbriar St. - between 3/9/18 at midnight and 4/9/18 at midnight – Victim reported cash...

 

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