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AG leads fight to stop illegal robocalls and spoofing in PA

Leading a bipartisan coalition of 34 Attorneys General, Attorney General Josh Shapiro has called on the Federal Communications Commission to create new rules to allow telephone service providers to block more illegal robocalls being made to...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Rhumaud Brooks Sr., 1924 Arlington Avenue, 16th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Sadie LLC, 507 Boggston Avenue, 18th Ward, Code...

 

Six candidates seek five board seats on the Mount Washington CDC

Six nominees campaigning for five open board seats introduced themselves to Mount Washington Community Development (MWCDC) members at the organization’s annual “Meet the Candidates” night last Thursday. Board nominees Corey Diethorn, Perry...

 

Safety measures needed at 18th and Mary

Many of you are already aware of a number of planned safety measures coming to the South Side Flats to calm traffic and improve safety for pedestrians. East Carson Street, in a combined effort...

 

Banned Books Week event celebrates F READ om

The Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the ACLU of Pennsylvania will distribute banned and challenged books around the city for “F READ om,” its 23rd annual celebration of reading, free speech, and artistic expression. The local ACLU chapter has...

 

Walkatop is this weekend on Mt. Wash.

The fourth annual Walkatop urban hiking adventure through Emerald View Park in Mt. Washington will be held on Sunday, Sept., 16. Organizer Tom Brown said this year there will be two hikes guided by...

 

West Mifflin VFW 914, community to remember 9/11

West Mifflin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 914 Intrepid, first responders and civic leaders will be on hand for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Mitchell Paige Memorial Park Sept. 11. Slated to begin at 6:30 p.m., the event will feature remarks by...

 

Three more schools become Pittsburgh Promise Preferred College Partners

As the new academic year commences for students in the region’s colleges and universities, Clarion University, Edinboro University, and Juniata College have joined 21 other institutions of higher education in becoming Pittsburgh Promise Preferred...

 

Zone 3 council getting organized, starting to plan for future events

The Aug. 20 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council was the first group meeting presided over by Interim President Liz Style. She assumed the role last month following the resignation of Ken Wolfe...

 

Beltzhoover man arrested over the weekend for Mt. Washington robbery

Zone 3 officers responded to a call Saturday night, Aug. 25, around 9 p.m., of an armed robbery at the Rite Aid in the 200 block of Virginia Avenue in Mt. Washington. Police determined an adult male...

 

Speed humps may be used to calm Grandview traffic

Planning is underway for new speed humps and other traffic calming devices for Grandview Avenue following ongoing residential complaints about speeding motorcycles and traffic congestion throughout...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 13-19

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 13 - 19. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary – 400 blk. Ruxton St. -...

 

Traffic calming on MWCDC agenda

Traffic calming and safety concerns will be the focus of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation’s August community forum on Thursday, Aug. 16. Discussion will center around the Grandview Avenue corridor along with Shiloh Street,...

 

Zone 3 Part 1 Crimes for August 6-12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 6-12. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 400 blk. Winton St. - 8/11/18...

 

MWCDC development committee meets July 25

The Mt. Washington Community Development Corp. Development Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 25 from 6-7 p.m. The meeting will take place in the MWCDC’s conference room in the basement of 608 Virginia Avenue, at the corner of Virginia and...

 

MWCDC clarifies forum rules, gets input for possible bylaw changes

A short presentation and community discussion about several proposed Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) bylaw revisions took place at last week’s community forum. Before reading the proposed bylaw revisions, new MWCDC...

 

Wolfe resigns from Zone 3 council, Liz Style will now lead safety group

Zone 3 Public Safety Council vice-president Liz Style is the group’s new president following the resignation of Ken Wolfe. “It has been my pleasure to serve you,” he said at the July 16 meeting. After 14 years he stepped down as president to...

 

Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 9-15, 2018. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Stolen vehicle – Volk Rd & Kearsarge St. – between 7/7/18...

 

Curb Appeal Program aims to improve Mt. Washington area one door at a time

It began as an idea to improve the neighborhood by painting homeowners' front doors and grew quickly to the Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation's (MWCDC) Curb Appeal Program. Through a...

 

MWCDC advocacy group initial meeting is June 27

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation Advocacy Committee will hold its first meeting on Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m. at the Mount Washington Health Active Living Community Center, 122 Virginia Avenue. The role of this new committee...

 

Planning Forum recaps South Side area developments

The June 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with Chair Hugh Brannan thanking Barbara Rudiak for chairing the forum meetings the past few months. He said he heard she did a very good job. Mr. Brannan reminded everyone of what he...

 

MWCDC is recruiting new Board Members

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) is currently accepting nominations for its 2018 Board Elections. Those interested in serving on the Board of Directors may get more information on n the MWCDC web-site at https://mwcdc.or...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 12, 2018

Surveillance cameras impacting crime along E. Carson in South Side

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala returned to South Side to update the community on the high-definition surveillance cameras his office has placed along E. Carson Street, throughout t...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 12, 2018

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 meeting of the Allen...

 

ACHD will survey area residents on opioid crisis

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has received a two-year grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation to support the expansion of the department’s outreach in local communities affected by the opioid crisis. A portion of the funds will...

 

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