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Stop the Violence rally at Brashear CARES Center

A Stop the Violence Call to Action Rally will be held at the Brashear CARES Center, 320 Brownsville Road, on Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m. The South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace is calling the...

 

Fresh Fridays is Friday the 13th

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on May 13. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance’s free pro...

 

Zone 3 council discusses gun violence prevention

The April 28 monthly meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) began with the report of Ian Reynolds of the city's Safer Together. He said leaving guns unattended in cars can be very...

 
 News    May 10, 2022 

Brashear awarded $1M state grant for expanding community center

The Brashear Association has received a $1 million grant award for the Hilltop Community Center project on Brownsville Road.  "This is welcome news for Allegheny County," said State Rep. Jessica Benh...

 

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...

 

Rental registration requirement begins at the end of May

The city’s new rental registration program headlined the April 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Sarah Kinter, Director of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections (PLI), said the city’s new rental registration program begins on May 29,...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop is April 8

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

 

Fresh Fridays distribution is March 11

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

 

NPP program in Mt. Oliver/Knoxville will focus on businesses and residents

In early November 2021, two Hilltop organizations received word their applications for Neighborhood Partnership Programs (NPP) through the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) had been approved. The Hilltop programs...

 

Fresh Fridays is on Feb. 11

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

 

Hilltop Alliance continues work in Allentown with second NPP

In early November 2021, two Hilltop organizations received word their applications for Neighborhood Partnership Programs (NPP) through the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) had been approved. The Hilltop programs...

 

First Fresh Fridays of 2022 is Friday

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

 

Christmas lights on East Carson started with a man and a plan

The following is a reprint of a 2013 article by Roberta Smith on how holiday lights returned to E. Carson Street. In 1965, Wilbur Joseph, executive director of Brashear Association, hired a guy named Dick Wells to develop a program for teenagers at...

 

New Division 4 campus won't be open for this winter announced at Zone 3

The Dept. of Public Works' (DPW) 4th Division in Knoxville will not be operational this winter. The expectation earlier this year had been that the new facility would open for winter, 2021. That was...

 

Brashear services highlighted at public safety meeting

The October Zoom monthly meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) featured a presentation on the Brashear Association’s new location, program updates, and services. The speaker was Margie Schill, Brashear’s communications and...

 

New Brashear CARES center will soon open on Brownsville Road

The new Brashear CARES Center in Knoxville, at 320 Brownsville Road, is expected to be open before the end of the year, with Programs and Services set to be fully operational in December. Brashear is...

 

Who was John Brashear and why was he important to the people in South Pittsburgh?

Many South Pittsburgh residents are already familiar with the history of The Brashear Association, but we think it's important to take a quick look back as Brashear prepares to move forward. Brashear...

 

Brashear launching Weekend Backpack Program

The Brashear Association recently received a $100,000 grant from the Cigna Foundation to fund a new Weekend Backpack Program, in collaboration with Arlington K-8, as part of Cigna's Healthier Kids...

 

Brashear hires new staff members for four Brashear locations

The Brashear Association is excited to introduce new staff members: Beth A. Buck, Family Services Case Manager; Lindsay Patton, Employment Case Manager; Stephen Liwan, Family Services Support; Donora...

 

Brashear partnering with artist to explore food insecurity

Through the Public Arts and Communities Program, Brashear will collaborate with Pittsburgh artist Lindsey Peck Scherloum to create public art, focused on the intersection of community health crises...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop will take place on Friday, Nov. 12

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on November 12. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's...

 

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...

 

Community Task Force on Policing Recommendations gives six-month update

Zone 3 By Margaret L. Smykla Contributing Writer A six-month update on implementation of the Community Task Force on Policing Recommendations was the focus of the Sept. 23 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The Zoom meeting also...

 

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,...

 

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