MWCDC moving to new digs in May

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) is moving to a new home inside of Haven Heights Methodist Church on Virginia Avenue to make way for a souvenir shop that is expected to open in its current Shiloh Street location...

MAD DADS may soon be mentoring area youth on Hilltop street corners

MAD DADS, clean-ups, graffiti, and squatters were among the topics at the April 17 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council held in the Zone 3 station. Officer Nathan Auvil began the meeting with news that he is working on a Warrington Ave....

Borough could see additional businesses

In the absence of council President Amber McGough and vice-president Nick Viglione, the April 17 meeting of Mt. Oliver council was conducted by Councilman Justin Viale. In the public hearings which now occur at the start of meetings, Jorg Gerlach...

Disposing of unwanted prescription drugs will help prevent drug abuse

On Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the public will have an opportunity in to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Pills will be accepted for...

City to offer free lead filters for residents

Mayor William Peduto's administration and the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority announced its additional plans for distributing lead filters to interested City residents, through the Safe Water Program. The plans are detailed at ...

Celebration this week will precede closing/expansion of CLP- Carrick

The Carrick community will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the area, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will begin renovations on its Carrick location at 1811 Brownsville Road. To...

Mayor adopts 'Rooney Rule' for city hiring

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order adopting measures to promote diversity in City hiring, similar to an initiative backed by late Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney within the National Football League.  The Executive Order names a...

Mayor issues Executive Order on tree protection

In honor of Earth Day, Mayor William Peduto issued an Executive Order calling for new ways to protect city trees, which cover 40 percent of Pittsburgh’s land area and are vital to the city’s parks, green spaces and quality of life.  The...

Data Across Sectors for Health is now available on WPRDC

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced that 22 datasets on health determinants and nine datasets related to insurance have been added to the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center (WPRDC). The data was collected through a Data...

LifeSpan's Walk will raise money for its senior centers

LifeSpan’s spring fundraiser, The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, has a goal to raise $10,000. All donations go directly to LifeSpan. The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community takes place on May 13 beginning at Stage AE. Register online or...

St. Pius X Saturday Sale

St. Pius X Byzantine Catholic Church, 2336 Brownsville Rd., will hold its Super Saturday Sale on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The day includes craft/vendor sale in the auditorium behind the church and a flea market in the church basement....

ACDC May public meeting

The next public meeting of the Allentown CDC will be on Tuesday, May 2 at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with pizza with programing beginning at 6:30 p.m. All interested area Allentown...

Sample Hilltop restaurants at a Taste of Allentown event

Treat your taste buds to a filling, fun event in Allentown on Saturday, May 20 beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy a stroll down East Warrington Avenue for a progressive dinner featuring new and established restaurants in the revitalized neighborhood....

Man arrested in Knoxville after report of shots fired

Police officers from Zone 3 were in the area of Charles Street and Beltzhoover Avenue on the morning of Wednesday, April 19, when they heard multiple shots fired in the area. Officers immediately...

Four arrested in South Side for assault

At 6:43 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, Zone 3 Officers were called to an assault in the 1100 block of E. Carson Street. Officers arrived and spoke with the 25-year-old victim who told them his gun and...

Brothers arrested for Arlington Heights shooting

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Group Violence Intervention Unit arrested Terrence Brown, 29, of Brighton Heights, and Jerome Brown, 30, of Brookline in connection with a shooting in Arlington on Wednesday, April 19. Terrence Brown’s charges...

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Primestar Fund 1 TRS Inc. to Warfield Capital LLC at 2403 Wrights Way for $110,500. 17th Ward Christine Saitta trustee to Brightridge Properties L.P. at 129 S. 17th St. for $260,500. Estate of Charles Peters to Southside Sarah LLC at 1817...

Zachary McGrail

U.S. Air Force Airman Zachary W. McGrail graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that...

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, at 1:15 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik’s courtroom: • Stonehendge Partners LLC, 131 Shiloh Street, 19th Ward, Codes 302.4, 304.13, 304.7. The following...

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1300 Bingham Street, City Theatre,...