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Mt. Oliver shooting investigated

The Allegheny County Police Department’s (ACPD) General Investigations Unit is assisting the Mt. Oliver police in investigating a shooting on Friday, Oct. 16. County 911 was notified of a shooting in the 1700 block of Arlington Ave. First...

 

Man shot and killed in Mt. Oliver

The Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit responded to a request for assistance in Mount Oliver on Friday, Sept. 25. At approximately 3:10 a.m., County 9-1-1 was notified of a shooting in the 1700 block of Arlington Avenue. First...

 

Citiparks to Offer KidSMART Club @ Home Program

Over the past several years, Citiparks has offered their KidSMART Club program as an after-school program for children in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Citiparks has re-imagined their KidSMART Club into an @Home...

 

Hello Baby provides fresh approach, supporting parents of newborns

The Department of Human Services (DHS), together with partners United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania (2-1-1) and Healthy Start Pittsburgh have begun rolling out a first-of-its-kind parenting initiative, Hello Baby, to all parents of new babies in...

 

Two organizations work for peace in South Pittsburgh

Presentations on two local organizations working to help maintain peace in the zone were the focus of the Sept. 21 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The presenters were Reverend Eileen O. Smith, director of the South Pittsburgh...

 

Disaster Preparedness Day event held in Arlington Heights by Task Force

In an effort to draw awareness to the need for emergency preparedness among the special populations, the Minority Emergency Preparedness Task Force (MEPTF) sponsored an Emergency Preparedness Day event in recognition of National Emergency...

 

City food distribution for children to continue

With the announcement by Pittsburgh Public Schools that it is delaying the start of school until after Labor Day, the City of Pittsburgh will continue distributing food to children at recreation centers around the city. On Friday, Citiparks...

 

Arlington Civic Council to hold in-person meeting

The Arlington Civic Counsel will hold a meeting on September 8, 6:30 p.m. with social distancing in the parking lot of the Charter School on Jonquil Street. Community residents are welcome to come and see what the ACC has planned for the upcoming...

 

Zone 3 council hears from Black Women, impact of COVID-19

Liz Style, president of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC), began the Aug. 17 meeting stating this has been a "year of confusion, fear, and uncertainty, and have survived it all. But 2020 is...

 

Street restrictions continue in South Side

Traffic restrictions on East Carson Street will continue this week weather permitting. Currently the following restrictions are in place: • South 15th Street closed around-the-clock between East Carson Street and Bingham Street due to a water main...

 

Police community engagement unit focuses on needs in the neighborhood

A presentation on the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police (PBP) Community Outreach Office (COO) highlighted the July 20 virtual meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The group's Zoom video...

 

East Carson Street restrictions this weekend in South Side

Traffic restrictions on East Carson Street will occur Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2 weather permitting. Crews will perform paving operations requiring single-lane alternating traffic on East Carson Street between Arlington Avenue and South Third...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 28, 2020

Mt. Oliver approves liquor license transfer for a new restaurant on Brownsville Road

The July public meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council was moved to the Mt. Oliver Fire Hall so social distancing could be observed. To begin the meeting, the council approved a series of motions...

 

Police find male gunshot victim in Arlington after Shotspotter alert

Pittsburgh Police were sent to the 2200 block of Fort Hill Street for a Shotspotter alert around 1 p.m. on July 30. The responding Zone 3 officers initially found no evidence on Fort Hill Street....

 

Road work will close some South Side streets

Traffic restrictions will continue on East Carson Street Monday through Friday, July 13-17 weather permitting. Fire hydrant work requiring roadway closures will occur from 6:30 - 4:30 PM each day...

 

Trollies, buses to spend nights going over the Hilltop for two years

Port Authority of Allegheny County will be sending light rail vehicles and buses over E. Warrington and Arlington avenues overnight instead of using the Mount Washington Transit Tunnel for two years...

 

First responders rescue city worker from hillside

First responders from the Pittsburgh bureaus of EMS, Fire and Police responded to a 9-1-1 call for a construction worker who had fallen down a hillside on Arlington Avenue and William Street around...

 

Zone 3 safety council reconnecting through Zoom during the pandemic

Updates on the city's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and related matters, were the focus of the May 18 virtual meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The group's first ever Zoom vide...

 

Crime is 'unusual' on the S.S. Slopes, revenue down in PED

The city is facing a $122 million shortfall in its operating budget due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent closures, city Councilman Bruce Kraus announced during the May 12 virtual general...

 

2020 Pittsburgh Paving Program gets under way

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure is excited to announce the 2020 Paving Season. Street resurfacing work is scheduled all over the City. This year the City is investing nearly $15.7 million in the street resurfacing...

 

Emerald View Park is alive

I reside on lower Arlington Avenue, where Mt. Washington, Allentown and South Side Slopes converge with the vast Emerald View Park. While the city is silent, Emerald View Park seems more alive. The...

 

Landslide remediation Resumes in Allentown

Contractors working with the City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) have resumed landslide remediation work in two city locations. The sites are along Arlington Avenue at William Street in Allentown and Forward and...

 

City schoolchildren and senior meal distribution sites amend their schedule for week of April 6

The city’s food distribution sites for schoolchildren and registered seniors will follow adjusted schedules for the week of April 6. City schoolchildren grab-and-go meals will be distributed Tuesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 8 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m...

 

Two shot on Arlington Avenue

Pittsburgh Police officers responded to a Shotspotter alert Monday, April 6 around 11:50 p.m. in the 3000 block of Arlington Avenue. Officers from Zone 3 responding to the alert found a vehicle stuck...

 

Brashear staff working remotely, food pantries to resume April 2

The Brashear Association continued to be committed to helping the community stay strong and healthy through the COVID-19 crisis. It is their desire to ensure staff and their families stay healthy while preserving its mission focused support to the...

 

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