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Fresh Fridays continues in the new year on Friday, January 8

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue in 2021 through the winter months with a distribution on January 8, 2021. The distribution...

 

Hilltop Alliance Making History On The Hilltop

Over the last decade, the Hilltop Alliance has worked to create positive change throughout the 11 South Pittsburgh neighborhoods to which it provides services. But the story starts before the...

 

Fresh Fridays is extended through the winter months

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue in December and through the winter with a distribution on December 11. The distribution typically...

 

Fresh Fridays free produce distribution is Friday, Nov. 13

The next Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will again pass out pre-boxed food on Friday, Nov. 13 at St. John Vianney Church parking lot in Allentown....

 

Remember David McIntyre

Do you remember David McIntyre? On November 1, 2015 David and his brother CJ were playing video games in the living room of their south Pittsburgh home. Their mother Amanda and grandfather were in...

 

Grab-N-Go food boxes at Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop on Oct. 9

The next Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will again pass out pre-boxed food on Friday, Oct. 9 at St. John Vianney Church parking lot in Allentown....

 

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...

 

City, URA contribute $100K toward improvements of Esser Park in S. Side

The City of Pittsburgh and Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) are investing $100,000 for improvements to Esser's Plaza in South Side as part of the URA's Neighborhood Initiatives Fund...

 

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...

 

Beltzhoover School building gets $72K grant to repair roof, stabilize building

The City of Pittsburgh and Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) are investing $72,000 in improvements to the historic former Beltzhoover Elementary School as part of the...

 

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...

 

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