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 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...

 
 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,...

 

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