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 Kids    March 24, 2015 

Readings of Number One Sam at local Carnegie libraries

This April, children visiting Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will be introduced to Sam, a competitive race-car-driving dog who learns that some things are more important than being number one. The 2015 selection, Number One Sam, by Philadelphia...

 
 News    March 24, 2015 

PA Resources Council will hold special collection events in 2015

Mark your 2015 calendar now for dates to drop off a wide variety of materials – ranging from televisions and computers to household chemicals and usable building materials – at upcoming collections sponsored by the Pennsylvania Resources Council...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    March 17, 2015

Future of Olympia Park building discussed by Mount community

The future of the historic Olympia Park community building was the focus of a small group discussion activity hosted by the Mount Washington Community Development Center (MWCDC) on Wednesday at the Mount Washington Senior Center on Virginia Avenue....

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Area community groups receive city Love Your Block grants

South Pittsburgh community organizations are among the 15 groups that will receive funding for the eighth round of the City of Pittsburgh’s Love Your Block (LYB) grant program, a servePGH initiative. Through the block revitalization program the...

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Link announces candidacy for school board

Tracy Link of Mt. Washington has announced she is a candidate for Pittsburgh Public School Board Director for District 6 which includes Mt. Washington, Banksville, Brookline and Beechview.M Ms. Links was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She has been...

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross, a traditional Good Friday devotion, will be walked along Grandview Avenue in Mt. Washington on Friday, April 3. All those interested in participating in this ecumenical event are asked to gather at the Mon incline, near...

 
 News    March 3, 2015

Rudiak to run for city controller

City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak has announced her candidacy to be the first female City Controller of Pittsburgh. “I’m running for City Controller to fight for stronger schools and vibrant neighborhoods. I will bring fiscal leadership to...

 
 News    February 24, 2015

MWCDC receives $400K grant for Emerald View Park work

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has received a grant of $400,000 from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support woodland restoration and trail construction in Emerald View Park (EVP). The two-year grant enables the MWCDC...

 
 Kids    February 24, 2015

WHAA holding baseball, softball sign-ups March 5 for boys, girls

Washington Heights Athletic Association sign-ups for baseball and softball players ages 5-19 will continue on March 5. The March 5 sign-ups will be at Board Meeting on the second floor of the Eagles Club, 853 Boggs Avenue. Fees are: $20 for boys and...

 
 Kids    February 10, 2015

WHAA baseball, softball sign-ups for boys and girls

Washington Heights Athletic Association sign-ups for baseball and softball players ages 5-19 will continue on February 14 and March 5. The February 14 sign-ups will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Mary of the Mount School, 115 Bingham St.,...

 
 News    February 3, 2015

Money in Your Pocket Coalition is providing free tax preparation

United Way, in partnership with the Money in Your Pocket Coalition, is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying residents across the region. PA 2-1-1 Southwest, United Way’s 24/7 human services helpline, has begun scheduling...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    January 27, 2015

Hillcrest Senior Residences may begin on Browsville by November

Sixty-six high-end apartments for the 62-plus set will be available on the Hilltop about two years from now, if all goes as planned. One of the country's largest nonprofit developers plans a $15...

 
 News    January 27, 2015

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private partnerships,...

 
 News    January 27, 2015

Money in Your Pocket Coalition to provide free tax preparation

United Way, in partnership with the Money in Your Pocket Coalition, is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying residents across the region. PA 2-1-1 Southwest, United Way’s 24/7 human services helpline, has begun scheduling...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    January 20, 2015

New plans for One Grandview

A hotel, luxury apartments, and retail space were among the plans for a new One Grandview Avenue plaza presented at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) meeting at the Mount Washington Senior Center on Virginia Avenue. The...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    January 13, 2015

Chief McLay addresses photo controversy in Carrick

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay says he regrets not communicating better to his staff after he was photographed with a sign stating, “I Resolve to Challenge Racism at Work:...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Seniors get new exercise equipment at South Side Market House senior center

City residents 60 and over, or with a spouse 60 and over, are welcome to come to the South Side Market House where they have a sew state of the art exercise room. The new equipment includes user...

 
 Public Safety    January 13, 2015

Mt. Washington car break-ins

Pittsburgh Police Zone 3 detectives are investigating 12 car break-ins overnight on January 7 in the area of Albert and Utah streets on Mt. Washington. Nothing of extreme value was taken from any of the 12 vehicles. Detectives are following viable...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    January 6, 2015

New manager sparks interest in Warrington Avenue

East Warrington Avenue in Allentown had been known for years as a connecting route between South Side and Rt. 51 or Mount Washington. Considered a bumpy shortcut between South Hills neighborhoods and...

 
 Health    January 6, 2015

Early blood glucose control extends lifespan in people

People with type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose soon after diagnosis are likely to live longer than those who do not, a recent report led by a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health investigator revealed....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 23, 2014

Zone 3 Public Safety Committee discuss police personnel changes

The Dec. 17 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting began with news of the police department personnel changes coming in 2015. In Zone 1, the new commander will be LaVonnie Bickerstaff, replacing RaShall Brackney, who is moving to Major...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    December 16, 2014

Plans for Mt. Wash. developments unveiled at community forum

Parking issues and past development failures highlighted the community criticism of two new development plans presented at the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) meeting on Thursday evening at the Mount Washington Senior Cente...

 
 News    December 9, 2014

County will adopt a 'Ban the Box' policy beginning January 1

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced, effective January 1, 2015, Allegheny County will remove a question regarding prior convictions from its employment application. The initiative, dubbed “Ban the Box,” will broaden the applicant...

 
 School News    December 9, 2014

Nursing scholarships are available from PA Registered Nurses Club

Scholarship opportunities are available from the Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club to nursing students entering their final year of studies in a diploma, associate degree or Bachelor of Science degree. Nurses actively pursuing advance...

 
 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...

 

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