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Police on lookout for bears after South Pittsburgh sightings

Pittsburgh Police Zone 3 officers responded to calls for several sightings of a black bear in the early morning hours of April 7. Officers spotted a bear once on Groveland Street in Overbrook, on...

 

Community Police Task Force tasked to recommend changes

Updates on the Community Police Reform Task Force kicked off the March 15 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The Zoom meeting also featured crime trend information and public safety...

 

City slated to begin reconstruction of Mount's Olympia Park shelter house

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works has awarded a design contract for the Olympia Park Shelter House, allowing for the renovation of the Mount Washington/Duquesne Heights shelter to...

 

History Center partners with Smithsonian for new American Democracy exhibition

Revolutionary Americans took a great leap of faith by establishing a new government based on the sovereignty of the people. Since that revolution, generations of Americans have been on a quest to...

 

United Way's free tax prep program seeks to help low-income and COVID-burdened families receive much-needed refunds

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania's Free Tax Prep program is offering free virtual or hybrid tax preparation for individuals. With these new virtual services, clients can upload their materials...

 

CLP - Mt. Washington reopens after $4M renovation, expansion

Residents are invited to tour the newly renovated CLP – Mt. Washington during a timed ticketed event on Saturday, Jan. 23. After a much-anticipated year-long renovation project that added 46...

 

Hilltop Alliance Making History On The Hilltop

Over the last decade, the Hilltop Alliance has worked to create positive change throughout the 11 South Pittsburgh neighborhoods to which it provides services. But the story starts before the...

 

City receives $10M grant to remediate landslide conditions in Mt. Washington

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) has won a nearly $10 million grant to remediate landslide conditions along historic Grandview Avenue in Mount Washington....

 

Volunteers needed to help prepare taxes

United Way of Southwestern PA is recruiting 350 volunteer tax preparers for its 2020-2021 Free Tax Preparation effort in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Volunteers complete tax returns for hard-working, low-income...

 

Mayor Peduto proposes COVID-19 sick leave

Workers in Pittsburgh impacted by COVID-19 will receive paid sick leave under legislation introduced by Mayor William Peduto's Administration to City Council.  Such sick leave is currently offered...

 

MWCDC issues call for chalk artists

Mount Washington Community Development Corporation is seeking volunteer chalk artists to create art on the business district sidewalks on Saturday and Sunday, November 28 and 29. Participants will...

 

United Way's free tax preparation seeks 350 volunteers

United Way of Southwestern PA is recruiting 350 volunteer tax preparers for its 2020-2021 Free Tax Preparation effort in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Volunteers complete tax returns for hard-working, low-income...

 

MWCDC community forum will on Thursday, Nov. 19

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation will hold a community forum via Zoom on Thursday, Nov. 19 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes the proposed demolition of 110 Sweetbriar...

 

URA announces 2020 Biz Buzz grants

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) announced seven projects spanning nine neighborhood business districts have been awarded 2020 Biz Buzz grants for a total of $27,000. The Biz Buzz program was created in 2013 to offer small grants...

 

Mayor Peduto proposes 2021 Operating and Capital budgets

Last week, Mayor William Peduto delivered his proposed 2021 Operating and Capital budgets to City Council, and delivered his annual State of the City address.  The $564 million operating budget does...

 

MWCDC community forum will be this Thursday, Nov. 19

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation will hold a community forum via Zoom on Thursday, Nov. 19 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes the proposed demolition of 110 Sweetbriar...

 

Unoccupied delivery truck rolls down hill into a home on Mount Washington

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire 27 Engine and Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a vehicle that had crashed into a home in the 100 block of Virginia Avenue around 5 p.m. on October 15 The driver of...

 

Developer discusses ideas to enclose vacant property on Grandview Ave.

Prospective board member introductions and plans for the vacant property at the corner of Grandview Avenue and Sweetbriar Street were the topics of a short virtual community forum hosted by the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCD...

 

Police make arrest in Mt. Washington homicide

Federal law enforcement officials have made an arrest in the June 11 slaying of Edgard Fumbula in Mt. Washington. US Marshal’s in Florida arrested Damian Schott, 24, of Mt. Washington on Aug. 26. Schott faces charges of criminal homicide,...

 

Zipline across the Ohio proposed for Mt. Washington site

Concepts for a half-mile zipline ride that would take riders from Mount Washington to the North Shore received mixed reactions during the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) Development Committee’s virtual meeting last Wednes...

 

South Side Post Office reduces hours in August

The South Side Post Office, 1731 E. Carson Street, will have new hours beginning August 22. The lobby hours for the Carson Station will be Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. except from 1-2...

 

MWCDC will host Zoom Wednesday concerning Zipline from Mt. Washington

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation Development Committee will hold a Zoom virtual teleconference on Wednesday, July 22 from 6-7:30 p.m. The agenda will include discussion on new...

 

First responders rescue elderly man who fell over hillside in Mt. Washington

Pittsburgh Bureaus of EMS (Rescue 2/Medic 3), Fire (27 Engine) and Police (Zone 3) responded to a call for an elderly male who had fallen about 20 feet down a hillside while walking in the 600 block...

 

Emerald View Park Photo Challenge! opens

Mount Washington Community Development Corp. (MWCDC) is kicking off the 2020 Emerald View Park Trail Photo Challenge! in partnership with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC), and community supporter Robert Smith, a member of MWCDC’s Emerald...

 

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