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 Front Page    April 15, 2014 

Mayor visits Hilltop

Bill Peduto celebrated his first 100 days in office by staging a Mayor's Night Out at the Warrington Recreation Center offering city residents an opportunity to address the mayor with their concerns....

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 8, 2014

CLP Pop-up begins its transformation into ALEC

When the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh opened the CLP Pop-Up in the fall of 2012 in Allentown it was intended to "pop-up" in the neighborhood and at the end of March 2014 it would pack up and...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Spring Redd Up expects 300 communities and 15,000 volunteers

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up (March, April and May) is on a pace to attract more than 300 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in the counties of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland. Citizens Against Litter, one of...

 
 Front Page    April 1, 2014

Visiting Mt. Washington, there's an app for that

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) has launched the Mt. Washington Guide, an iPhone application, and restructured website featuring the business directory and interactive...

 
 News    April 1, 2014

Rt. 51 watershed project selected for design help

The American Architectural Foundation has selected Pittsburgh and the Saw Mill Run Integrated Watershed Management Project to participate in the 2014 Sustainable Cities Design Academy. The successful application, developed by the City of...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    March 25, 2014

Police don't want vigilantes in the fight against crime in neighborhoods

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council Meeting of March 19 began with discussion about the information listed on police reports distributed at these meetings. The reports contain street names/blocks as it is unlawful to give specific addresses. Attendees...

 
 News    March 25, 2014

Peduto appoints Molchany to Southwestern PA Commission

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, was appointed by Mayor William Peduto to serve on the board of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission. “I am honored to be appointed to the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission because I understand how...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 18, 2014

Lack of bike police hamper Zone 3's abilitity to tackle quality of life issues

The ability of police to patrol some neighborhoods in Zone 3district could be hampered due to changes in staffing at the station. With approaching better weather, Zone 3 Commander Catherine McNeilly had a plan to resume bike patrols in the South...

 
 News    March 18, 2014

Hard to recycle events scheduled

On Saturday, April 5, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will host the first of four 2014 “hard-to-recycle” collection events to enable individuals to drop off e-waste such as computers and televisions, cell phones, printer/toner...

 
 Kids    March 4, 2014

Last chance to sign up to play baseball/softball for W.H.A.A.

 Last call for W.H.A.A Baseball/Softball 2014 Season sign-ups on Mt. Washington is on Thursday, March 6 at The Eagles Club, 853 Boggs Ave., second floor from 6:30-8 p.m. The fee for ages 5-19 is $20 plus 12 $5 raffle tickets. The W.H.A.A. also...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 25, 2014

Slopes hears from Mayor's Office, RHI and county executive

The first South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) meeting of 2014 was packed with news of proposed developments; city and county updates; and the staple issues of parking, trash and irresponsible landlords. Among the speakers were county...

 
 Front Page    February 18, 2014

Boundaries of 36th District are going to change

Change is coming to the 36th Legislative District currently represented by State Rep. Harry Readshaw. The 2010 census identified a loss of population in the greater Pittsburgh area and a gain in the...

 
 News    February 11, 2014

Free income tax help available at Just Harvest in South Side

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites are up and running locally at Just Harvest in the 16 Terminal Way, South Side and the Hill District as well as the YMCA in Hazelwood and YWCAs in downtown Pittsburgh and Homestead. Altogether, PNC Bank is...

 
 News    February 11, 2014

PA 2-1-1 Southwest achieves milestones

PA 2-1-1 Southwest, the free human services helpline powered by United Way, is now fully operational and professionally staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer,...

 
 Front Page    February 4, 2014

Kraus opening satellite office in So. Side

District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus is preparing to open his third neighborhood satellite office. The new neighborhood office, opening on February 14, will be on the first floor of UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center two days a month. The opening...

 
 News    January 21, 2014

Belloli will be interim executive director of MWCDC

Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) Board of Directors has named Rick Belloli the interim executive director of the non-profit. Mr. Belloli will oversee operations and staff to ensure a smooth transition, while also assisting t...

 
 Public Safety    January 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Police are recruiting for upcoming Citizens Police Academy

Twice a year, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police sponsors an opportunity for members of the community to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau. The Pittsburgh Citizen’s Police Academy brings the police and...

 
 Opinion    January 14, 2014

A world turned upside down

“Even the heavens cried,” an observer said of the rain at a memorial for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg. I almost cried, when I learned Nelson Mandala had died because I remembered a place far away and long ago - South Africa. Memories never die,...

 
 Health    January 14, 2014

Breathe PA offers free breathing masks

Breathe Pennsylvania, a non-profit organization that helps the residents of southwestern Pennsylvania achieve and maintain optimal lung health, is offering free cold weather masks to residents within their 10-county service area of Allegheny,...

 
 Front Page    January 7, 2014

Readshaw receives Four Chaplains Legion of Honor Award

The Four Chaplains Memorial Foundation has recognized state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, with its award, the Four Chaplains Legion of Honor. Retired state Rep. Tom Tigue, a retired U.S. Marine...

 
 Entertainment    January 7, 2014

South Pittsburgh artist releases new urban rock single and video

The new sound of long-time Pittsburgh favorite Jesse Mader is growing in popularity thanks to the release of his latest song and video "You Can Always Come Home" recorded with producer Chris...

 
 News    December 17, 2013

Emerald View Park will receive support from National Park Service

Emerald View Park has been selected to receive assistance from the National Park Service (NPS) Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program to assist with identifying best practices for steep hillside trails, fund-finding, developing a trail...

 
 Public Safety    December 17, 2013

Police ask for help to identify Mount robber

Rite Aid is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person or persons who robbed a Rite Aid Associate at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Guerdon Way on Mount Washington in mid-November. On...

 
 School News    December 10, 2013

School Board swears in new area board members

Following last week’s Swearing-In Ceremony, four newly elected district representatives joined the Pittsburgh Public Schools Board. Cynthia Ann Falls, District 7; Terry Kennedy, District 5; Carolyn Klug, District 9; and Sylvia Wilson, District 1,...

 
 School News    December 10, 2013

Nursing scholarships available to area students

Scholarship opportunities are provided by the Southwestern Registered Nurses Club to nursing students entering their final year of studies or who are actively pursuing advanced education in nursing. Students from Allegheny, Washington and...

 

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