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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... — Updated 8/5/2020


Friends rally to help neighbors whose home was damaged in 4th of July fireworks fire

The Fourth of July wasn’t cause for celebration for one family in Knoxville. The Pittsburgh Police Fireworks Task Force received more than 250 complaints concerning fireworks, including two for structure fires. One of those... — Updated 8/3/2020


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 Allen... — Updated 7/9/2020


Knoxville clean-up on Saturday

The Knoxville Community Council is holding a community clean-up on Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers will meet at 200 Orchard Place and will be sent out in groups... — Updated 6/23/2020


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... — Updated 6/10/2020


Volunteers needed to deliver boxes of food on Hilltop

The Hilltop Alliance is seeking volunteers to help deliver Senior Boxes to Hilltop residents. Senior Boxes is a Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank program they are participating in, in a partnership with Rebuilding Together Pi... — Updated 6/3/2020


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 f... — Updated 5/28/2020


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... — Updated 4/30/2020


Alliance can help Hilltop organizations buy food for distributions

The start of the Hilltop Alliance's (HA) 2020 Fresh Fridays free food distribution program had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Alliance is still looking to... — Updated 4/14/2020


Help is out there to help businesses, individuals to get through the COVID-19 crisis

As the COVID-19 crisis expands grassroots efforts along with non-profits and government are teaming to help take the sting out for reduced and closed businesses in South... — Updated 4/7/2020


Hilltop Alliance continues to provide services

During the COCID-19 crisis, the Hilltop Alliance has closed its offices, but staff continue to work remotely. Arron Sukenik, executive director of the Hilltop Alliance, says they... — Updated 3/24/2020


Neighbors in three Hilltop neighborhoods can apply for improvement grants

Neighbors in three Hilltop communities have an opportunity to make a difference in their neighborhoods. Neighborhood Allies' Love My Neighbor! program in Allentown, Beltzhoover and... — Updated 2/20/2020


City developing a vision plan for future transportation

Crime statistics, a new Hilltop Program Steering Committee, and the Dept. of Public Works' 4th Division site update were among the topics at the Jan. 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver... — Updated 2/5/2020


Property Reserve details discussed on Mt. Wash.

Representatives from various community organizations educated Mt. Washington residents about the City of Pittsburgh Property Reserve and the importance of property recycling at... — Updated 1/22/2020

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Readers respond to: What The Reporter means to me

Several weeks ago, I wrote a little story explaining what The Reporter has meant to me over the years. I wrote about some of the opportunities and experiences I had because of my life-long association with the weekly newspaper. I... — Updated 1/9/2020


State grant will help stabilize, renovate Allentown buildings

The Hilltop Alliance has received a $41,026 state grant to stabilize and enhance two anchor buildings in the Allentown business district. The Alliance purchased the buildings at... — Updated 1/9/2020


What The Reporter means to me...

Dear Tom, I've been an avid, print journalism reader for more than 50-years. One vital measure of a community is the presence of a civic-minded, local newspaper. There is no better way to get a handle on local color & issues.... — Updated 1/6/2020


What The Reporter means to me...

Foremost, The Reporter’s coverage of what’s going on in South Pittsburgh communities is important to me and to the work of the Hilltop Alliance. In the 1980s, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill used to famously say “All... — Updated 1/5/2020


It's not 'sour grapes'

In response to the Commentorial in The South Pittsburgh Reporter dated November 26, 2019, it was stated that myself and Mr. Viglione expressed “sour grapes.” The comment I had made was that the Borough of Mt. Oliver receives... — Updated 12/11/2019


Residents hear benefits of Alliance, Urban Farm update

Crime statistics, urban farm news, and the Dept. of Public Works’ 4th Division site update were among the topics at the Nov. 21 general meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. Speakers included City Councilman B... — Updated 12/5/2019


Sour grapes is unsightly

At last week's Mt. Oliver Borough Council meeting Councilman Nick Viglione and Mayor Frank Bernardini expressed sour grapes at the success of a neighboring community. In... — Updated 11/28/2019


Borough approves raises in salaries and a variety of fees

Adopted resolutions with salary increases and changes in borough fees highlighted the Nov. 18 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Councilwoman Tina Reft was absent.  The average pay... — Updated 11/28/2019

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

PLI, Judge Ricciardi discuss quality of life issues

Quality of life issues took main focus at the Arlington Civic Council November meeting with guest speakers District Judge Eugene Ricciardi, City of Pittsburgh Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspection’s (PLI) Government and... — Updated 11/13/2019


Learn about block watches at KCC November meeting

Knoxville residents, home owners and renters, are invited to join the Knoxville Community Council (KCC) Monthly Meeting, Thursday, Nov. 7, 6 p.m., at St. Paul AME Church, 400... — Updated 11/6/2019


Last Fresh Fridays of 2019 is Friday

The final Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop of 2019, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will be on Friday, Nov. 8. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick... — Updated 11/6/2019


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