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Cupid's Chase 5K benefits Community Options

Every February, the Cupid's Chase 5K series celebrates the 1989 founding of Community Options, Inc. Volunteers raise funds and awareness to support housing and employment for... — Updated 1/19/2022


Pittsburgh to designate area greenways as newest city parks

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of City Planning have submitted legislation to City Council to designate and transfer certain properties across the city from the Greenways for Pittsburgh Program, and other adjacent... — Updated 12/22/2021


Pittsburgh will designate six greenways as new city parks

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of City Planning will submit legislation to City Council to designate and transfer certain properties across the city from the Greenways for... — Updated 12/22/2021


United Way's Free Tax Preparation seeks 325 volunteers

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is recruiting 325 volunteer tax preparers for its 2021-2022 Free Tax Preparation effort in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Volunteers complete tax returns... — Updated 11/18/2021


Former Veterans Admistration campus will become city public safety facility

Mayor William Peduto joined Department of Public Safety and Department of Public Works officials at the site of the former Veterans Administration campus in Lincoln-Lemington to... — Updated 11/4/2021

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Alliance, partners to build 31 single-family homes

Last week, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency announced the Hilltop Alliance and its development partner Gatesburg Road Development had been awarded $1,042,763 in Low Income... — Updated 11/4/2021


27th Annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival

The 27th Annual Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts Christmas Festival will take place at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Washington, PA on October 15, 16, 17, 23 and 24. The festival has been rated the ‘#1 Christmas Show in... — Updated 10/19/2021


City Awards Love Your Block community grants

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Community Affairs has announced the 2021 cohort of Love Your Block grantees. Love Your Block is a City of Pittsburgh mini-grant program that... — Updated 8/1/2021


Local organizations receive violence prevention grants

The City of Pittsburgh’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative has announced it has awarded 16 mini-grants to local community groups and projects that are focused on violence reduction and intervention efforts throughout the... — Updated 7/22/2021


Market House Senior Center open, hours limited but with programs

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) will begin re-opening Healthy Active Living (Senior) Centers in a phased approach starting this week. Three... — Updated 7/22/2021

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Housing Opportunity Fund helping residents stay in their homes

The Hilltop Alliance (HA) is hosting a series of on-line presentations highlighting programs of the city's Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) in cooperation with the Urban... — Updated 7/22/2021


City secures former Veterans Administration site on Highland Drive for regional Public Safety facility

The City of Pittsburgh has finalized the acquisition – for free – of the former VA Highland Drive campus in Lincoln-Lemington, with plans to create a regional Public Safety... — Updated 6/30/2021


City recreational activities begin returning

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety Office of Special Events and Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) is providing updates for summer programs and operations. The Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park will return... — Updated 6/30/2021

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Affordable housing takes many forms in South Pittsburgh

"Long-term affordable housing is the concept of having housing that is affordable for low and moderate income people on an ongoing basis," began Gordon Davidson, executive director... — Updated 6/24/2021


McArdle Roadway to close for two weeks

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) will be closing McArdle Roadway in the Mount Washington neighborhood from the Liberty Bridge to Grandview Avenue to perform routine maintenance on the... — Updated 6/17/2021


Volunteers needed for Mount clean-up

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has issued a call for volunteers for a property clean-up for a low-income homeowner in the neighborhood. A low-income senior... — Updated 6/7/2021


Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books give books to local children

Last week Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books partnered with Reading is FUNdamental to distribute more than 1100 children's books to 31 locations across the city. Through the help... — Updated 6/3/2021


City of Pittsburgh Safe Routes to School Program announces Youth Bike Safety Day on June 12

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure’s (DOMI) Safe Routes to School Program has announced a Youth Bike Safety event to provide children and families knowledge about bicycle safety as youth... — Updated 6/3/2021


Speed humps coming to Merrimac

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) will install traffic calming measures on Merrimac Street from Grandview Avenue to Woodruff Street in Mount Washington. Data collected during the spring... — Updated 6/3/2021


Carrick Community Council meets on Zoom this week

The Carrick Community Council will hold a public meeting on Zoom on Thursday, May 27, at 7 p.m. The agenda for the meeting will include an informational presentation from Just... — Updated 5/27/2021


Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania announces $200,000 region-wide "Give Back" voucher initiative for people in need

In response to the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on our region, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania will be providing a total of $200,000 in thrift store vouchers throughout its 17-county territory in southwestern... — Updated 5/19/2021


Green infrastructure discussed on Mount

Stormwater, Emerald View Park master plan, and clean air were the focus of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) 's "Green" Community Forum held via Zoom o... — Updated 4/29/2021


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... — Updated 4/8/2021


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... — Updated 4/1/2021


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... — Updated 4/1/2021


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