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Fresh Fridays Grab-N-Go distribution will talk place this Friday, Sept. 11

The next Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will again pass out pre-boxed food on Friday, Sept. 11 at St. John Vianney Church parking lot in Allentown. Fre...

 

Next Fresh Fridays Grab-N-Go will be on August 14

The next Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will again pass out pre-boxed food on Friday, August 14 at St. John Vianney Church parking lot in Allentown....

 

Fresh Fridays will distribute Grab-N-Go boxes

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will again pass out pre-boxed food on Friday, July 10 at St. John Vianney Church parking lot in Allentown. Following a s...

 

Fresh Fridays will return on June 12 as a Grab-n-Go

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will return on Friday, June 12, in a different format. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fresh Fridays will be a Grab-N-Go...

 

Local organizations come together to support their South Pittsburgh neighbors

As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to challenge residents of South Pittsburgh, The Brashear Association has received support from their neighbors to help them continue their front-line support...

 

MEPTF draws attention with Emergency Preparedness Day

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 Fair on Friday, Sept. 27, in recognition of National...

 

Brashear receives $1 million from state RACP for new Hilltop center

In a meeting with Senator Jay Costa and State Representative Harry Readshaw on August 1, representatives from The Brashear Association received news the South Pittsburgh social service non-profit was...

 

South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace meets Moms Demand Action founder

Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, met with members of the South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace (SPCP). Ms. Watts, a Colorado resident, is the author of “Fight Like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on...

 

Zone 3 safety council plans for Picnic with the Police and NNO

Two upcoming events – Picnic with the Police and National Night Out (NNO) – were the focus of the June 17 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council held at the Knoxville Library. The family-orie...

 

Hilltop Urban Farm holding free youth camps for So. Pittsburgh kids

Hilltop Urban Farm will offer four free summer camps at the one-acre Youth Farm in the summer of 2019 focusing on the teaching of nutrition and cooking, growing food, local food systems, agriculture as a career pathway and the ecology of western Penn...

 

Hilltop Urban Farm holding free youth camps for So. Pittsburgh kids

Hilltop Urban Farm will offer four free summer camps at the one-acre Youth Farm in the summer of 2019 focusing on the teaching of nutrition and cooking, growing food, local food systems, agriculture a...

 

Brashear helped 550+ families over the holidays

The Brashear Association, a South Pittsburgh community service agency, sustained a high level of service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past seven years, Brashear has consistently provided food assistance and...

 

CERT is recertified as first responders

A graduation ceremony was held recently to recognize members of the Arlington Heights Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), a part of the Minority Emergency Preparedness Task Force (MEPTF). The Ar...

 

UPMC to end surgeries at outpatient center this summer

Last week UPMC, citing $10 million in needed repairs, announced plans to discontinue performing outpatient surgeries at UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center this summer. Surgeries will be moved to...

 

Fresh Fridays will again offer free produce to Hilltop residents

Recognizing many of the Hilltop communities were food deserts with limited access to fresh produce the Hilltop Alliance piloted a program with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (GPCFB) to...

 

East Carson Street consultant should be in place by mid-2018

Updates and reminders were the essence of the brief Dec. 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Forum member Tracy Myers reported that she, Barbara Rudiak of the South Side Community Council (SSCC), and Candice Gonzalez of the South Side...

 

Brashear unveils plans for Hilltop Community Center

Brashear Association invited area residents to LifeSpan's Knoxville center to learn more about plans for a new Hilltop community center. Plans call for the new community center to integrate the...

 

Emergency Preparedness event Sept. 28

The Arlington Heights Emergency Preparedness Day Fair will take place on Thursday, Sept . 28, 1-3 p.m. at the Arlington Heights Community Center, 3123 Cordell Place, rear. The event is sponsored by the Minority Emergency Preparedness Task Force and...

 

Hilltop Farm is largest urban farm in the country

Walking down Cresswell Street in the former St. Clair Village for the ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the Hilltop Urban Farm brought back memories from the early 1960s. Then, there were more tha...

 

Ride your bike down E. Carson Street at OpenStreetsPGH in So. Side May 28

OpenStreetsPGH began with its first test in Pittsburgh in 2014. After immediate success, the event continued in following years. This year, OpenStreetsPGH will have events on the last Sundays of May,...

 

Health care center has history on the Hilltop

In mid-June 2002, the Beltzhoover Citizens Community Development Corporation (BCCDC) and the Hilltop Community Health Care Partnership it had formed, contacted the Sto-Rox Neighborhood Health Center (...

 

Proposed housing discussed at S.S. Slopes general meeting

The March general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) included news about South Side Park, OpenStreetsPGH, the new South Watch public safety/code compliance initiative, and more. It was held on March 14 at the Henry...

 

Brashear holiday assistance campaign helped 650 families with food and toys

The Brashear Association, a South Pittsburgh community service agency, sustained a high level of service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past seven years, Brashear...

 

Hilltop Alliance honored with service award at Bravo! Brashear luncheon

The 99th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon of the Brashear Association was held October 27 at the LaMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. The luncheon featured the awarding of the Charles and...

 

Rec2Tec Pittsburgh addresses digital divide with after-school programs in recreation centers

Five of Pittsburgh's city-owned recreation centers were transformed into technology-enhanced learning centers during the week of September 12-16 to demonstrate how free after-school programs can help...

 

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