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 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 Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    September 30, 2014 

Police talk about trash, community concerns at Mt. Oliver City BW

Updates on current and future projects highlighted the Sept. 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. It began with news of the Oct. 17 clean-up from 9 a.m. to noon by three to four students on...

 
 Government    September 30, 2014 

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 227/14 on Thursd...

 
 Public Safety    September 30, 2014 

Three arrested in shooting, fleeing on South Side

Just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning, Zone 3 police attempted to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection of S. 14th and Muriel streets on South Side on a vehicle involved in a shots fired call. An officer working an off-duty detail at...

 
 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...

 
 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....

 
 Government    August 26, 2014

Zoning Board hearing

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 187/13 on...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    August 12, 2014

Police recommend 'virtual' block watch in Carrick

While Block Watch groups have relied on neighbors' eyes and ears to deter crime, Pittsburgh police are now asking Carrick-Overbrook residents to pilot a virtual block watch by mounting home...

 
 Public Safety    August 12, 2014

Zone 3 police make arrest in Knoxville street robbery

Zone 3 police officers made an arrest in a street robbery that occurred near the intersection of Suncrest Street and Brownsville Road in Knoxville at approximately 7:08 p.m. over the weekend on Saturday, Aug. 9. The victim, a 21-year-old black woman...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 5, 2014

Carrick residents air their concerns at Mayor's Night Out

Violent crime, drugs, police staffing, the Routes 51-88 construction project, absentee landlords, and potholes were among the topics addressed by Mayor William Peduto in Carrick on July 30. It was the sixth installment of his “Mayor’s Night...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 5, 2014

South Side updated on most recent attempts at expanding permit parking

A brief update on residential permit parking in the South Side was the sole presentation at the July 29 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Ashley Holloway, City Planning’s neighborhood planner, said he spoke at the South Side Slopes...

 
 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 Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    July 15, 2014

Limited police means prioritizing where officers are sent

If Carrick-Overbrook residents create a list of what they think are the three most crime-ridden addresses, Mayor Bill Peduto said that could help him direct a limited police force to prioritize the...

 
 Front Page    July 15, 2014

Next Zone 3 safety council will be a forum for input to hire new city police chief

South Pittsburgh area residents will have an opportunity to provide input into the hiring of the City of Pittsburgh’s next police chief. The Zone 3 Public Safety Council’s July 16 meeting will be a community forum to discuss the needs and...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 8, 2014

New RPP zone will extend permit parking to 29th St.

Interest in the city's Residential Permit Parking (RPP) Program is keen, for and against, as demonstrated by the attendance at the June 26 Parking Enforcement Management Plan meeting at the Emmaus...

 
 Public Safety    July 8, 2014

Robbery suspect arrested after jumping from bridge

A robbery suspect jumped off the 10th Street Bridge early Sunday morning to elude police but his attempts were thwarted after a nearly two-hour search. At approximately 12:12 a.m. Sunday, Zone 3 Officers responded to the area of E. Carson and 14th...

 
 Public Safety    July 1, 2014

Police investigate weekend shootings

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is investigating whether two shootings in Carrick early Saturday morning are connected. Zone 3 police responded to the 1900 block of Brownsville Road at approximately 2:34 a.m. for a report of a man who had been shot....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    News    June 24, 2014

Zone 3 Public Safety Council has a senior focus at new venue

Reflecting its venue of the South Hills Retirement Residence, the June 18 Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting focused largely on seniors. It began with public safety council president Ken Wolfe announcing monthly public safety meetings would be held...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    June 10, 2014

Synthetic marijuana bust in Carrick store

A tearful mother said her son’s life was ruined by drugs he bought from a market police say sold synthetic marijuana.  “My son’s demeanor--he was mean, he was nasty,” the woman said at the June Carrick Block Watch meeting. “It affected my...

 
 Meetings    June 10, 2014

Bon Air Block Watch meets June 11

The Bon Air Block Watch will meet on Wednesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. at the gazebo. Guest speaker will be Zone 3 Crime Prevention Officer Christine Luffey from the Bureau of Police. All Bon Air residents are welcome to attend....

 
 Government    June 10, 2014

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 187/13 on...

 
 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...

 
 Public Safety    June 3, 2014

Beltzhoover man arrested for selling drugs in Hilltop

Zone 3 Police Officers arrested two Beltzhoover residents on charges related to selling heroin on May 31. At approximately 12:34 p.m. on May 31 in the 800 block of Climax Street, officers stopped Dewayne Chatfield, Jr., a 28-year-old black male, afte...

 

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