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South Pittsburgh library branches begin to open for in-person services

This week Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh re-opened the CLP- Knoxville branch location for in-person services. Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, the CLP-Carrick and CLP-South Side branches will also open....

 

Knoxville Community Council meets by Zoom on Aug. 6

The Knoxville Community Council will meet on Zoom on Thursday, Aug. 6, 6 p.m. The agenda includes reports on: A Back-to-school Backpack Distribution. Details will be discussed during the meeting.;...

 

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...

 

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 fires occurred on...

 

Three area libraries will operate curb side pick-up locations

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is expanding its curb side pick-up locations to several South Pittsburgh branches. At the curb side pick-up locations, readers may pick up existing holds, return all...

 

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 of no more than...

 

Zara St. block comes together over food with its own cookbook

An idea to bring their block together during the COVID-19 pandemic came from two long-time Knoxville women grew out of a simple question: What are our neighbors’ favorite recipes? Julia Morris and Joan Smith, who have lived in the 400 block of...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Knoxville Community Council cancels events through July

Due to coronavirus concerns, the Knoxville Community Council (KCC) is canceling its events through July 2. Events canceled include: Monthly meeting on May 7; Housing Forum on May 13; Community...

 

Knoxville Community Council monthly meeting canceled

The Knoxville Community Council (KCC) monthly meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 2 has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns. The next scheduled meeting will be Thursday, May 7, 6 p.m. at St....

 

City of Pittsburgh moves to Level 2 emergency operations in response to COVID-19

The City of Pittsburgh is moving to further restrict face-to-face interactions between city personnel and residents, while preserving core city services in response to the spread of the COVID-19 pande...

 

Knoxville voter forum March 23

The Knoxville Community Council Voting Forum on Wednesday, March 11 has been rescheduled for Monday, March 23, 6 p.m., at the Knoxville Library, 400 Brownsville Rd. Meet local candidates, pick up...

 

KCC voter forum postponed

The Knoxville Community Council Voting Forum on Wednesday, March 11, has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, March 23, 6 p.m., at the CLP-Knoxville Library, 400 Brownsville Road. Meet local...

 

KCC meets on March 5

The next meeting of the Knoxville Community Council (KCC) will be on Thursday, March 5, 6 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The agenda includes: KCC Board...

 

Zone 3 Council reviews and looks toward the future

The February 17 regular business meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) featured elections, crime report, and the 2020 meeting schedule. It began with guest speaker Anthony Kobak, a new senior planner with the Strategic Planning...

 

Genealogy program in Knoxville

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville will host Genealogy 101 on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. In the program, learn what types of records you can use to start your family history research...

 

U.S. Census recruiting census takes in South Pittsburgh neighborhoods

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill local positions as census takers in the community. Locally, the Census is paying up to $23.50 per hour and offers flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training. Census recruiting events will take place at...

 

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 Knoxville offers...

 

New steering group, area crime reports discussed in Carrick

The Brashear Association is looking for Hilltop residents to become members of a new Hilltop Program Steering Committee to drive future programing needs in the Hilltop. Kelli Murphy, a master’s level University of Pittsburgh intern with Brashear,...

 

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 City/St. Clair...

 

Knoxville council meets February 6

The Knoxville Community Council (KCC) will meet on Thursday, Feb. 6, 6 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The agenda will include: KCC Board Report, Cheryl Veatch,...

 

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The Reporter is a wonderful source for the latest news regarding the southern neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. I grew up in Knoxville, and moved to Mt. Washington when I was 14. I now live in Virginia, and work in DC. I have been here for about 30...

 

Block watch questions if police reports are always being filed

The Carrick and Overbrook communities continue to see lower crime rates in recent months, but not all block watch members are convinced victims are reporting crimes or that officers are consistently filing reports. At last week’s monthly block...

 

Zone 3 Council celebrates a successful year and looks forward to a better '20

The annual end-of-year meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) on Nov. 18 began with President Liz Style detailing some of the group's 2019 accomplishments. They include: holding seven...

 

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