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Police to open substation in South Side

The city has started construction and will be opening a Zone 3 Police substation in the former South Side police station on South 18th Street. Instead of having to respond and commute between the Sout...

 

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...

 

Fresh Fridays is on Oct. 8

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on October 8. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free...

 

Roberta F. Smith, longtime Reporter editor

Roberta A story I frequently tell is when I graduated from journalism school my mother said I could work for her until I found a real job. That was in January of 1979 and my mother, Roberta F. Smith,...

 

Alliance business support expands into Mt. Oliver

It's not your father's Allentown business district, anymore. Over the past six years the Hilltop Alliance (HA) has succeeded in attracting close to 50 new businesses to the small neighborhood...

 

Next Fresh Fridays is September 10

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on September 10. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's...

 

Fresh Fridays free produce distribution is August 13

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on August 13. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free...

 

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)....

 
 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...

 

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