The 3rd Annual Holiday Meet & Greet will take place Saturday, December 19th between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the Zone 5 Police Headquarters on Washington Blvd. Please join us as we celebrate the goodness of our community and to meet Zone 5 police officers.

Please note that there is no Public Safety Meeting Tuesday December 8.

The deadline is fast approaching to donate unwrapped toys for the Tree of Hope Holiday Toy Drive. Toys can be dropped off at East Minister Church on Highland Avenue. The distribution will take place Friday December 18th from 6 – 8:00 p.m.

East End neighbors are requested to voice their opinion on the potential use of the Historical Hunt Armory Building on Emerson Street. The community based committee in support of an indoor ice skating rink is requesting the community to contact URA members in support of the ice rink.  The URA board meeting is 2:00 p.m. December 10 at 200 Ross Street 13th floor.

You can also email your thoughts and comments to the URA board members at the email addresses below:

Kevin Acklin:

Ed Gainey:

Jim Ferlo:

Daniel Lavelle:

Cheryl Hall-Russell:

There is more information at the District 8 Website.

See this PG Article for more information.hunt armory

HPPT Web Event

Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, 2015
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visit the homes and studios of four Highland Park potters and the Union Project Ceramics Co-op at the fifth annual Highland Park Pottery Tour. Meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and buy local artwork for the holidays!

New this year – a private preview event!

Want first dibs on the pottery and exclusive access to the artists? Join us for a private preview event on Friday, December 11 from 6-9 pm.
Tickets are limited, purchase yours today – $15 each or $25 for two.

The Highland Park Pottery Tour is an intimate experience that welcomes guests right into the artists homes. Art lovers and artists mingle in studios and living rooms, discuss ceramics techniques together, and share snacks at kitchen counters. You’ll experience Highland Park in a whole new way, as you walk from cozy stop to cozy stop.

The Highland Park Pottery Tour features the work of

  • Joseph Delphia with guest artists Scott Cornish, Gerry Dinnen, and Dale Huffman
  • Jeff Guerrero with guest artist Chelsey Albert
  • Keith Hershberger with guest artists Adam Conway, Marko Biddle, and Amanda Wolf
  • Jenna Vanden Brink with guest artist Kyle Houser, Stak Ceramics, and Toby Atticus Fraley
  • Union Project Ceramics Co-op members Molly Bee, Kimberlyn Bloise, Mary Briggs, Carina Kooiman, Araina Marsden, Martha Matthews, Silvija Singh, Talon Smith, Claire Thibodeau, and Gloria Tsang

For full details and a map, visit the Highland Park Pottery Tour website.

Sponsors for the 2015 Highland Park Pottery Tour include Standard Ceramic Supply Company and media sponsors WESA and WYEP.

LarimerThe Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) and community stakeholders have brought on a team of landscape architects, planners, and engineers led by WRT to create a framework for a major new neighborhood open space system. Through a robust community and stakeholder engagement process, the WRT Team will develop conceptual level planning and design for the park system and detailed design and implementation of a new signature 3-acre neighborhood park.

Wednesday, December 9

6:00 – 8:00pm
Kingsley Association
6435 Frankstown Ave

FROM:  The Department of City Planning & The Office of Community Affairs

“Following the Mayor’s Executive Order for Complete Streets in April, the Department of City Planning is hosting the National Complete Streets Coalition in Pittsburgh. We would like to extend an invitation to an upcoming public meeting to join the discussion about Pittsburgh’s plans to make streets more complete. Please share this information about this event with your membership and constituents to include them in the upcoming complete streets process.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
University of Pittsburgh, Alumni Hall
4227 5th Avenue
Connolly Ballroom

Ray Gastil, AICP
Director, Department of City Planning

Emiko Atherton
Director, National Complete Streets Coalition

Jeff Riegner, PE, PTOE, AICP, PP
Complete Streets Expert

If you have any questions, please email myself or Kristin Saunders at<>”


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