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 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...

 
 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...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 2, 2014

Free wireless Internet is online on Warrington Ave.

Free public wireless Internet service has come to Allentown for residents and the business district within one-half block in either direction of Warrington Ave. from Beltzhoover Ave. to Arlington...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 25, 2014

Volunteers, city police prepare for Thanksgiving, Ferguson verdict

The Nov. 19 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting included an update on the “Get Stuffed With Love” program so no residents go without a traditional turkey dinner on Thanksgiving, and news of the police department’s pro-active...

 
 Entertainment    November 25, 2014

South Hills Chorale to offer holiday concert

The South Hills Chorale will perform its annual holiday concert program Friday, Dec. 19 and Saturday, Dec. 20 at Westminster Church on Washington Road in Upper St. Clair. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. A variety of choral works will delight...

 
 Front Page    November 18, 2014

Mount Washington celebrates partners, neighborhood work

Celebrating its sixth Annual Dinner, the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) took the opportunity to acknowledge work done by the organization’s staff and board and recognize community stakeholders. Newly elected board...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

City to submit Promise Zone application for So. Pittsburgh neighborhoods

The City of Pittsburgh is going to partner with the Urban Redevelopment Authority on a federal “Promise Zone” application to assist previously neglected parts of South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, along with the Hill District, Hazelwood and other...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    November 11, 2014

$1.5M coming to Allentown for community revitalization program

Things are about to change for the better in Pittsburgh’s Hilltop neighborhood of Allentown with the announcement yesterday of a Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) for the community through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

Councilwoman Rudiak concludes tours of District 4 for city officials

Friday, Oct. 31 marked the conclusion of the South Pittsburgh neighborhood tour series, hosted by City Council member Natalia Rudiak to acquaint new city chiefs, directors, and managers with South Pittsburgh, including Beechview, Bon Air, Brookline,...

 
 Front Page    October 28, 2014

Bravo! Brashear honors soup, Gormley

Bravo! Brashear, the 97th Annual Meeting and awards luncheon of the Brashear Association was held on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the LeMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. The luncheon featured a brief...

 
 News    October 28, 2014

Free Thanksgiving dinner at Mount's Grace Church

Grace Church will once again prepare and provide a complete Thanksgiving dinner at 319 West Sycamore Street in Mt. Washington for anyone in the community who would like to join them. The free meal will be served at noon on Thursday, Nov. 27. Advance...

 
 By Ashley Murray    Front Page    October 21, 2014

MWCDC members elect new board members, change bylaws

Members of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation voted for new board members Thursday night at the Mount Washington Senior Center and also passed bylaw changes—17 yes, 10 no—that were highly debated during September’s meeting....

 
 Health    October 21, 2014

Health Department will hold a District 12 community meeting

The Allegheny County Health Department will a community health meeting Wednesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Brashear High School, 590 Crane Avenue, Beechview, for Allegheny County Council District 12 which includes: Banksville, Beechview,...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    October 14, 2014

Judge explains why he can't send code violator to jail

The Berg Place apartment building owner charged with dozens of code violations at the now vacant property--including a raw sewage pit outside -- can’t be sent to jail, Magisterial District Judge Richard King says. Mr. King says it’s a...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Annual Fall Redd Up coming up this weekend

Guaranteed. There will be less litter on streets, sidewalks, overgrown lots, trails and grassy places after Saturday, Oct. 18 in at least 150 signed up Pittsburgh neighborhoods and Allegheny County communities. “Upwards of 10,000 volunteers are...

 
 Real Estate    October 7, 2014

Real estate transactions for issue of 10-07-2014

16th Ward Michael Joyce to Wallor Holdings LLC at 2500 E. Carson St. for $1,295,000. Anthony Bonfanti to Joshua Hearne and Laura Pawlikowski at 2623 Elsie St. for $129,900. Craig Zinger to Alex Ferraco at 2526 Mission St. for $135,000. Suzanne...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 30, 2014

Zone 3 updated on hiring of police chief, Get Stuffed with Love

A brief meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Sept. 17 included updates on the summer’s community forums for selecting the city’s police chief, and on the “Get Stuffed With Love” program that ensures no residen go without...

 
 By Ashley Murray    Front Page    September 23, 2014

By-law changes, board elections topics at the Mt. Washington CDC

Board member elections and proposed by-law changes dominated the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) meeting Thursday night at the Mount Washington Senior Center on Virginia Avenue. Just over 30 people of the 43-member...

 
 News    September 23, 2014

Carrick High will observe 90th anniversary with a ceremony on Wednesday

Pittsburgh’s Carrick High School, which first opened its doors on September 24, 1924, will celebrate its 90th Anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 according to Principal Angel Washington. The faculty and student body will witness the raising...

 
 Entertainment    September 16, 2014

Young Playwrights Festival at City Theatre Oct. 4 and 5

City Theatre will present the 2014 Young Playwrights Festival, October 4 and 5 in City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio featuring original one-act plays written by select middle and high school playwrights from Western Pennsylvania and Northern West...

 
 Meetings    September 16, 2014

Zone 3 council meets this week

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m. at the South Hills Retirement Residence, 125 Ruth Street in Mount Washington....

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Interfaith coalition sponsors first event on Mt. Washington

The Greater Pittsburgh Interfaith Coalition, a new grassroots organization seeking to convene the region’s diverse faith communities, will sponsor its first event on Sunday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. Dr. Lucinda Mosher, director of the interfaith chaplain...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Learn how to make your summer harvest last longer

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh -- Mount Washington will present Enjoying Your Harvest & Making it Last by Faith Starr, former host of Living Green With Faith radio on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Join Ms. Starr for this informative and...

 

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