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Surge in disruptive behavior in South Side leads Zone 3 council

The post-pandemic surge in crowds, disruptive behavior, and crime in the East Carson St. corridor was a major focus of the July 22 monthly Zoom meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC)....

 

What The Reporter means to me - What about you?

Recently, I was sitting in a coffee shop having a conversation about what was happening with The South Pittsburgh Reporter. They had noticed, as most of our readers, the number of pages has gone down and we occasionally take a week off. I explained...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 20, 2021

Housing Opportunity Fund helping residents stay in their homes

The Hilltop Alliance (HA) is hosting a series of on-line presentations highlighting programs of the city's Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) in cooperation with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of the...

 

Urban 4-H group is raising chickens at Abiding Missions in Allentown

In Allentown, on Eureka Street, a unique program is taking place for neighborhood children ages 5 to 15. At the end of last winter, Abiding Missions Church planted the seeds of a 4-H group for an...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop free produce distribution is Friday, July 9

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance will continue with a distribution on July 9. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free...

 

Spike in violent crime, homelessness focus at Zone 3

A spike in violent crime in Pittsburgh was a major focus of the June 24 Zoom monthly meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The meeting kicked off with a presentation on homelessness --...

 

Allentown Senior Center reopening

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center, Inc. has been given approval by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services/Area Agency on Aging to soft reopen on Thursday, July 1. The center has been closed since March of 2020 due to COVID 19....

 

Arrest made in shooting of Allentown teen in May

On Friday, June 25, Pittsburgh Police detectives and the U.S. Marshals Western Pa. Fugitive Task Force arrested Clinton Miller, 18. He was wanted for the shooting death of 17-year-old Izeyah Clancy...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 22, 2021

Affordable housing takes many forms in South Pittsburgh

"Long-term affordable housing is the concept of having housing that is affordable for low and moderate income people on an ongoing basis," began Gordon Davidson, executive director of the Mount Washin...

 

Fresh Fridays free produce distribution will be on June 11

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on June 11. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free...

 

Pittsburgh wins state grant for EMS diesel exhaust system project

The City of Pittsburgh has won a state grant to supplement its placement of diesel exhaust removal systems in Emergency Medical Services stations.   The city announced plans in October to...

 

Fresh Fridays free produce distribution is on the Hilltop on Friday in Allentown

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on May 14. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free...

 

Pittsburgh wins state grant for EMS diesel exhaust system project

The City of Pittsburgh has won a state grant to supplement its placement of diesel exhaust removal systems in Emergency Medical Services stations.   The city announced plans in October to...

 

Abandoned vehicles on the Hilltop are the object of police towing blitz

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police launched a blitz on April 27 to remove abandoned vehicles from city streets, beginning in the Hilltop neighborhoods of Allentown, Beltzhoover, Carrick, Arlington Height...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Allentown Senior Center celebrating with free plants

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center, Inc. will celebrate “Older Americans Month” in May with a gift for their participants. A small plant will be available for pick up on Mondays in May while supplies last from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 27, 2021

Mobility hub will feature e-scooters, transit information on Warrington

Holding its first public meeting in more than a year, the Allentown CDC (ACDC) presented a short agenda by way of Zoom last week. Tyler Abbott, ACDC president, welcomed those in attendance. "We're an...

 

Green infrastructure discussed on Mount

Stormwater, Emerald View Park master plan, and clean air were the focus of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) 's "Green" Community Forum held via Zoom on April 15.  The a...

 

Get rewarded with this Allentown passport

Travelling out of the country might be difficult right now, but there's a different kind of passport, right here in Pittsburgh. The Hilltop Alliance has launched a promotional campaign with that can match as much as every dollar spent in the E....

 

Fresh Fridays is April 9

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on April 9. The distribution typically runs April through November but with...

 

Man found shot after Allentown Shotspotter alert

In the early afternoon of April 7, Pittsburgh Police responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 800 block of E. Warrington Avenue. After arriving on scene, the officers were notified of a gunshot...

 

Allentown community meeting is April 21

Allentown CDC (ACDC) will resume its bi-monthly community meetings via Zoom on Wednesday, April 21 beginning at 6 p.m. Join members of ACDC, along with local leaders, nonprofits, business owners and...

 

Fresh Fridays is March 12

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on March 12. The distribution typically runs April through November but with...

 

Abiding Missions warming center open when temperature drops

Abiding Missions in Allentown will open its Warming Center from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. on days when the temperature drops to 28 degrees and colder. The Warming Center provides a warm, safe place with low...

 

New Zone 3 commander has roots in South Pittsburgh area neighborhoods

The new Zone 3 Police commander, John Fisher, took over command of the zone on Monday, Feb. 8, replacing retiring commander, Karen Dixon. Commander Dixon had led Zone 3 since the summer of 2015. A...

 

Fresh Fridays 'grab-n-go' is February 12

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on February 12. The distribution typically runs April through November but...

 

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