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 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


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

 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


Alliance in line to receive Housing Opportunity Funding

The Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) Advisory Board voted last week to recommend the URA Board of Directors approve a resolution supporting affordable housing units in the Hilltop.... — Updated 2/14/2019


Real estate transactions for issue of June 26

16th Ward Caleb Bowser to Ramana Rao and Frances Angara at 2511 Jane St. for $310,000. Hazel Arch Holdings LLC to 2232-2238 Larkins Way LLC at 2234 2238 Larkins Way for $530,000. Ro... — Updated 6/25/2018

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Mayor updates on more police, asks for Hilltop area priorities

With summer approaching and better weather here, Mayor William Peduto hoped Allentown residents took note of more police on the streets. “I hope you’ve noticed there are more police in Zone 3,” he told residents at the June m... — Updated 6/15/2018

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Program will renovate facades of homes in Beltzhoover near McKinley

Looking for synergy with nearby improvements to upper McKinley Park, the Hilltop Alliance (HA) has partnered with Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation (PHLF) to restore... — Updated 5/8/2018


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... — Updated 4/4/2018


New Division 4, urban farm work days discussed on Hilltop

Topics discussed at the Jan. 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group included local crime, urban farm work days, a new Public Works’ 4th Division building, and the annual Biscuits Bingo fundraiser for local an... — Updated 1/31/2018


Mt. Oliver City group meets on January 25

The Mt. Oliver City Community Group will hold its first meeting of 2018 on Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Ormsby Avenue Café, 402 Ormsby Avenue. The agenda will include updates from District 3 Councilman Bruce Kraus or his delegate and... — Updated 1/24/2018


Hilltop Alliance seeking board member candidates

The Hilltop Alliance is looking for interested applicants to fill an At-Large Board seat for a two-year term beginning January 2018. The Alliance is specifically seeking candidates with the following experience/expertise:... — Updated 11/8/2017

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

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,... — Updated 9/6/2017


Residents urged to be vocal about issues in their neighorhood

Community group coordinator Suzanne Photos began the May 25 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group with the reminder to be vigilant if observing drug dealing, abandoned cars, and more, and call 911. The meeting wa... — Updated 6/7/2017

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Health care access, new internet service, parklet progress discussed in Allentown

Access to health care, a new parklet, the fate of an anchor business and innovative solution to internet access for businesses were topics discussed at the Allentown Community Development Corp’s (ACDC) May public meeting. Peter... — Updated 5/15/2017

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Another 'virtual block watch' could be coming to S. Pittsburgh

Warrington Avenue in Allentown may soon have a “virtual block watch” similar to one on Brownsville Road in Carrick. Speaking at the Allentown CDC April meeting, Zone 3 officer Nathan Auvil explained after 14 cameras were... — Updated 4/17/2017


Recycling, neighborhood programs highlighted at community forum

Recycling, neighborhood crime, and Hilltop Alliance programs were among the topics at the March 23 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group held in the Ormsby Avenue Café. The first speaker was the city’s... — Updated 4/3/2017


Camera survey first step in area crime prevention strategy

Topics discussed at the Jan. 26 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group included local crime, the proposed urban farm, cameras for crime prevention, and the annual Biscuits Bingo fundraiser for local animal... — Updated 2/6/2017


The 'new Pittsburgh' takes root on the Hilltop

Allentown mirrors Pittsburgh's rebirth. The Hilltop neighborhood has been lauded with glossy press cheering its new growth and all the innovative opportunities after years of... — Updated 1/24/2017


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... — Updated 11/5/2016


Progress slowed on urban farm while HUD considers sale

A new name emerged from the Sept. 22 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch: the organization will now be known as the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. Attendees voted to adopt a broader name that would... — Updated 10/3/2016


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