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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...

 
 Front Page    December 16, 2014 

Holiday Mingle a great success

 The South Side Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Holiday Mingle on December 4 at the Double Wide Grill on Carson Street. About 150 people attended. It was well attended by chamber members an...

 
 Front Page    December 16, 2014 

Linda Donahue named Volunteer of the Year

Carrick's Linda Zysk Donahue was named Tree Pittsburgh's Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Ms. Donahue is a certified tree tender and chairperson of the Carrick Community Council's Beautification...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 9, 2014

Former brewery complex applies for historic places status

A public information meeting on the nomination of the former Duquesne Brewery complex to the National Register of Historic Places was held at the Brew House Gallery on Dec. 1. "It is a very detailed,...

 
 Front Page    December 9, 2014

Brashear Board elects officers, Reporter editor new president

New officers were installed at the December meeting of the Board of Directors of The Brashear Association. The South Pittsburgh community service agency will be led by Tom Smith, the editor and publisher of The South Pittsburgh Reporter. Mr. Smith...

 
 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    December 2, 2014

Mt. O. City learns about possible area urban farm

Updates on current and potential projects highlighted the Nov. 20 meeting of the Mount Oliver City/Saint Clair Block Watch held in the Ormsby Avenue Cafe. Block watch coordinator Suzanne Photos said the city told her it would cost $3,900 for the...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 25, 2014

Boro council fires police chief, hears of safety concerns

Frank Mosesso was fired as the Mount Oliver police chief by a 4-1 vote by the borough council at its Nov. 17 meeting. Voting to fire Mr. Mosesso were President Darnell Sains, Amber McGough, Dave Lowe, and Nick Viglione. Frank Bernardini voted no....

 
 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...

 
 Front Page    November 25, 2014

Rudiak guest reader at Concord

Council Member Natalia Rudiak served as a guest reader for first graders at Pittsburgh Concord K-5 on Thursday, Nov. 13, to celebrate National Young Readers Week. Co-founded in 1989 by Pizza Hut...

 
 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...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    November 18, 2014

Residents let library officials know what they would like in renovations

A green roof would top the Knoxville library, and more computers and dedicated space for teenagers would fill the space inside if residents get their way. Library users ranging in age from teens to...

 
 Front Page    November 18, 2014

Brownsville Road corridor receiving $2.1M for community revitalization

Economic Development South (EDS) has announced $2.1 million in secured funding for investment in the Mount Oliver, Knoxville and Carrick communities. This funding was secured via the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) tax credit prog...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 18, 2014

South Side updated at Planning Forum

A brief meeting of the South Side Planning Forum on Nov. 11 consisted mostly of project updates and upcoming events. There were no presentations. In the report of the Development Review Committee (DRC), Peter Kreuthmeier said construction of the...

 
 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...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    November 11, 2014

Carrick area residents updated on police activity in the neighborhood

Zone 3 crime prevention officer Christine Luffey opened the Carrick Overbrook Block Watch November meeting with updates on recent crime activity in the neighborhoods. She began by talking about the homicide of refuse worker Omar Hodges on Birmingham...

 
 Front Page    November 4, 2014

South Side Chamber working to become a complete organization

Over the last couple of years, the South Side Chamber of Commerce has been working to be a stand-alone organization in a stand-alone neighborhood, according to new chamber president Jonathan Growall....

 
 Front Page    November 4, 2014

Yes, there will be Holiday Lights on East Carson Street for this year

There will be Holiday Lights along East Carson Street in South Side this year. After a Holiday Season in which the South Side Chamber of Commerce (SSCC) was roundly criticized, new SSCC president Jonathan Growall promises new lights will be up on...

 
 Front Page    November 4, 2014

Final Fresh Fridays distribution will take place on Friday, Nov. 14

The final Fresh Fridays of the year, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, Nov. 14. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 28, 2014

Vandals damage equipment, building at Transverse Park

Vandalism at Transverse Park headlined the Oct. 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Council members President Darnell Sains and Billie Michener were absent. Vice-president Frank Bernardini conducted the hour-long meeting. Up only a few days at...

 

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