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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 22, 2014 

Grandview traffic problems will garner extra police attention

Public safety, in particular traffic along Grandview Avenue, was an emotional issue for Mount Washington residents at the July community forum of the Mount Washington Community Development Corp. District 2 Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith opened the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    July 22, 2014 

Residents of Zone 3 voice provide feedback onhiring a new police chief

The city’s search for its next police chief transformed the July 16 Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting in Allentown into a community forum. Community forums in all six of the city police zones began on June 26. The Zone 3 meeting was the fourth,...

 
 By Tom Smith    News    July 22, 2014 

Hilltop Community Health Center moving to Mt. Washington July 28

Although only 10 years old, the Hilltop Community Health Center's (HCHC) roots began 40 years ago in Sto Rox with a program developed by two priests and an nun, Joanne Andiorio, COO of the HCHC, expla...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Mayor says a compromise is planned to keep a dog park in Mt. Washington

Mayor William Peduto last week announced a compromise aimed at keeping a dog park in Mount Washington, but removing it from the space it currently occupies in Olympia Park some area residents objected to. “I realize that many people in Mount...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Gardening Thyme on Mount

Faith Starr, host of Living Green With Faith radio show, will present a series of Gardening Thyme programs at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh--Mt. Washington. The first program will be held on July 16, at 6:30 p.m. on the topic of Companion...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 8, 2014

Free wireless internet coming soon to Warrington Avenue

Soon, those traveling down or stopping on Warrington Avenue in Allentown will benefit from new technology being installed to provide free public wireless internet service through the business corridor. A new “mesh wireless internet network” will...

 
 News    July 8, 2014

South Side Park trail work beginning this week

As part of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association’s (SSSNA) grant award to improve South Side Park, the organization is partnering with Mount Washington CDC’s Emerald View Trail Corps to improve the hiking trails in the park. Pending...

 
 News    July 8, 2014

Hilltop health center moving up to So. Hills Retirement Residence

Fourteen years ago members of the Beltzhoover neighborhood approached Father Regis Ryan and Sto-Rox Family Health Center and requested an outreach program for their community. It was at that moment the non-profit Hilltop Community Health Center...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

Brookline Regional Catholic now as St. John Bosco Academy

Brookline Regional Catholic School has been re-structured as Saint John Bosco Academy. In addition to the current sponsoring parishes of Saint Pius, Resurrection and Our Lady of Loreto, five new parishes will join the restructured school. Those...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 24, 2014

Mt. Washington residents express concern over Grandview Avenue

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s (MWCDC) June community forum featured a light agenda and an opportunity for community questions and answers. Ilyssa Manspeizer, MWCDC executive director, provided an update on what some of th...

 
 Entertainment    June 17, 2014

City Theatre releases names of winners of Young Playwrights

City Theatre has announced the six Young Playwrights Contest winners who will develop their scripts in collaboration with professional theatre artists—a director, dramaturgs, and actors—for productions in City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio during...

 
 Public Safety    June 10, 2014

Mount Wash. bank robbed

At approximately 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, the First Niagara Bank, at 22 Shiloh St., in Mt. Washington was robbed. Surveillance cameras captured the image of the suspect believed to be a black male...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 3, 2014

Zone 3 residents express concerns over safety issues to commander

At the Zone 3 Public Safety Council Meeting of May 21, a Carrick resident said while she has faith in Zone 3, there is a “revolving door” of crime in Carrick and Overbrook. Criminals simply pay the fine and move to another street, she said of her...

 
 News    May 27, 2014

South Side entrepreneurs benefit from crowd funded loans

As new entrepreneurs establish businesses in the South Side, Kiva Zip has been helping them access crowd funded loans at 0 percent interest. James Deighan, a lifelong Pittsburgher, founded Orro Fundraising with his business partner Milton Barr. For...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    May 20, 2014

MWCDC reveals renovated house, addresses area car break-in concerns

"We can't help you unless we know you need help," Officer Christine Luffey told Mt. Washington residents last Thursday evening. "If you or someone you know has been the victim of a crime, or if you...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    May 20, 2014

Mt. Washington CDC names Manspeizer director

Sometimes, after you search everywhere, you discover what you've been looking for has been right in front of you the whole time... This was the sentiment felt round the Mt. Washington Community...

 
 News    May 20, 2014

Health Department offers free home inspections to eligible owners/renters

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering eligible homeowners and renters free inspections that identify health and safety hazards and offer recommendations on how to make their homes healthier. The Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Program,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 13, 2014

Erin Molchany

Erin Molchany, the freshman legislator currently representing the 22nd Legislative District (which will be moving to the eastern part of the state), is a Mount Washington resident for the last 17...

 
 News    May 6, 2014

Spring Redd Ups clear litter in 300 communities

Reports from communities for area Redd Ups in March and April indicate spring cleanups will attract 18,000 volunteers who will remove more than 400 tons of litter by the end of May. An estimated 300 known communities in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County...

 
 Entertainment    May 6, 2014

Chorale group offers spring Singpiration

The South Hills Chorale will perform its annual spring concert program Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31 at Westminster Church on Washington Road in Upper St. Clair. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. A variety of choral works will delight audiences,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 22, 2014

Mount landslide appears to be stable, ED may be hired soon

Nearly three dozen Mount Washington residents came out last week to the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s (MWCDC) April Community Forum. The three major topics discussed during the evening included: an update on the landslide...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    April 22, 2014

Neighborhood Plan completed for the Allentown community

The people have spoken. The plan has been drafted... Now, it's just a matter of time before Allentown enthusiasts find out whether they'll get the support they need to make their vision for the neighb...

 
 Entertainment    April 22, 2014

City Theatre to present world premiere of Hope and Gravity

City Theatre closes its 39th season with the world premiere of Hope and Gravity, a new play by Michael Hollinger featuring dynamic, interconnected stories. Directed by Tracy Brigden, Hope and Gravity runs on City Theatre’s Mainstage from May...

 

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