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Millvale Ecodistrict Achieves Nationally Recognized EcoDistricts™ Certification, Second in the World  May 28, 2020

Millvale Ecodistrict Achieves Nationally Recognized EcoDistricts™ Certification, Second in the World. A catalyst for the region and a role model for the world. PITTSBURGH, PA?—?The Millvale…


 
COVID-19 Response

Eden Hall Trout to be harvested, delivered to 412 Food  Rescue in Millvale   May 13, 2020

Fish that were raised in Chatman University’s Eden Hall will be harvested today and Saturday to feed people across the Lower Valley.  The coronavirus pandemic canceled usual…


Etna Borough Councilwoman Megan Tunon and her husband, Robert, of Etna Economic Development Corp., deliver boxes of food to Etna Commons.‘People are more invested in doing good’: EcoDistrict serving up charitable ‘Dinners for Neighbors’  May 7, 2020

Dinner with friends is something we’ve all missed during the COVID-19 lockdown but Triboro EcoDistrict members have come up with a great replacement: “Dinners for Neighbors.”


Millvale, Etna, Sharpsburg buddy up to aid those in need during quarantine  April 24, 2020

The simple act  of calling a neighbor could be enough to change someone’s day during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, leaders of the Millvale Community Development Corporation (MCDC) said. 


2561732_web1_PTR-MARKETS03A-072615Crisis fund helps Allegheny, Beaver organizations cope with pandemic  April 16, 2020

A Pittsburgh nonprofit has tapped funding from the Hillman Foundation to provide loans and grants to organizations in Allegheny and Beaver counties that are experiencing economic distress…


 

2020

Millvale Ecodistrict Achieves Nationally Recognized EcoDistricts™ Certification, Second in the World  May 28, 2020

Millvale Ecodistrict Achieves Nationally Recognized EcoDistricts™ Certification, Second in the World. A catalyst for the region and a role model for the world. PITTSBURGH, PA?—?The Millvale…


One of the Port Authority #12 McKnight bus southbound on McKnight Road, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Ross Township.After years of maintaining, Port Authority is finding small ways to add service March 14, 2020

Some are as simple as a name change to avoid confusion. Others involve changing the path of bus routes against rush-hour traffic to expand service to other areas. But make no mistake, Port…


Millvale business owner helping reshape, energize the borough Feburary 4,2020

Tupelo Honey Teas, the Millvale Community Library (MCL) and Triboro EcoDistrict are collaborating to reshape a portion of Millvale’s Grant Avenue over the next three to five years.


Baby Loves Tacos opens second location in Millvale January 22, 2020

After months of anticipation, Millvale is welcoming a new baby this week.  Baby Loves Tacos will hold a soft opening for its Grant Avenue location on Friday night from 5 to 8 p.m…


 

2019

Jen Saffron’s Sprezzatura Café in Millvale serves Italian food made (sustainably) with love December 9, 2019

There’s a new eatery in Millvale in a community space where everyone is welcome and the food is affordable. Sprezzatura Café, located in The Millvale Food and Energy Hub on…


The No. 21 Coraopolis bus moves along Liberty Avenue, Downtown Pittsburgh in this January 2018 file photo.Port Authority to reroute some buses to service CCAC North and Northland Library November 17, 2019

More than five years after North Hills residents, businesses and organizations began lobbying for it, Port Authority will extend service to Community College of Allegheny County’s North Campus and…


Millvale Library, Girty’s Run Watershed offer environmental fellowship opportunities September 27, 2019

Shaler Area eighth through 12th graders have the opportunity to gain hands-on environmental conservation experience and serve their communities through an after-school…


Gentrification is a concern among resiidents of Sharpsburg, Etna and Millvale. This file photo from Oct. 6, 2017, shows homes in Sharpsburg, with St. Mary Catholic Church in the background.Etna, Millvale and Sharpsburg working to keep real estate accessible May 16, 2019

Etna, Millvale and Sharpsburg boroughs, which comprise the Triboro Ecodistrict, are working to retain the character of their neighborhoods and slow gentrification through a…


Residents and friends from Millvale, Etna and Sharpsburg have been dreaming and working together to make our communities healthier, greener, and kinder. This effort is called the Triboro Ecodistrict. 


With millions in funding and new businesses opening, are Millvale, Sharpsburg & Etna the next hot neighborhoods? Feburary 25, 2019

Last week, the Power of 32 Site Development Fund announced a $9.6 million loan to jumpstart construction on Riverfront 47, a 30-acre brownfield redevelopment project located on the…


 

2018

Brian Wolovich of Millvale, Triboro EcoDistrict director, holds his 4-year-old son Orion while at a celebration for a grant he and other organizations from Etna, Millvale and Sharpsburg received.Three Allegheny River boroughs help each other with ecodistrict game plan July 2, 2018

For generations, Millvale, Etna and Sharpsburg had heavy industry and flooding in common. Then, they had declining industry and flooding in common. Hurricane Ivan in 2004 was the devastating…


468219sjallies112918Millvale library, sustainability coordinator recognized at Neighborhood Allies Award ceremony  November 27, 2018

Nearly 200 people attended Neighborhood Allies’ Second Annual Healthy Neighborhoods Celebration and Award Ceremony on Nov. 16 at the Carnegie Museum of Art…


Triboro EcoDistrict Announce Support for Millvale, Etna, and Sharpsburg Effort May 31, 2018

PITTSBURGH, PA (May 29, 2018) Sharpsburg Neighborhood Organization, New Sun Rising, and Etna Economic Development Corporation announce the launch of the Triboro EcoDistrict and…


herlibraryaward111815Sharpsburg, Etna, Millvale will share $2.3 million Hillman grant for energy alternatives May 25, 2018

Three Allegheny County river towns are partnering to implement sustainable development and energy alternatives thanks to a $2.3 million grant. The Sharpsburg…


 

2017

Millvale’s Food + Energy Hub received Market Confidence award at the first “Annual Healthy Communities Awards” hosted by Neighborhood Allies.


Zaheen Hussain outside the Millvale Community Library. Millvale Sustainability Coordinator Helps Pair Economic Growth With Environmentally Minded Practices September 18, 2017

As Zaheen Hussain walked through the garden at the Millvale Community Library, he pointed to a small instrument mounted on the library’s outer wall. “You can see the air quality monitor on the…


New Tazza d’Oro coffee shop to anchor Millvale’s Bennett Station project August 21, 2017

It took nearly 25 years, but Millvale is finally getting its Tazza d’Oro.  After graduating from Pitt in the early ’90s, Amy Enrico, a Millvale resident at the time, looked at buying a building next to Jean-Marc


Triboro Ecodistrict will expand Millvale’s nationally-recognized model to Sharpsburg and Etna August 10, 2017

In May, when Millvale was awarded a prestigious national environmental planning award from the American Planning Association (APA), jury chairman W. Shedrick Coleman told NEXTpittsburgh


Millvale EcoDistrict: 2017 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards. Award presented by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and produced by OPR Group for the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. 


Millvale is thrust into the national spotlight with an award for its Ecodistrict Pivot Plan May 25, 2017

L.A., Austin, Miami and . . . Millvale?  This month’s announcement that Millvale was awarded a National Planning Achievement Award from the American Planning Association (APA) thrust…


Solar finds a home in Millvale as Ecodistrict grows April 17, 2017

“Do you want to see something cool?” Millvale Sustainability Coordinator, Zaheen Hussain walks to the side of the Millvale Community Library and gestures to the electric meter…


New Sun Rising purchases Millvale Moose lodge for new sustainable food service hub March 16, 2017

New Sun Rising finally has a home, and they’ve invited some friends to move in with them.  The social enterprise incubator, founded in 2005 by brothers Brian and Scott Wolovich…


 

2016

Tupelo Honey Teas brewing a move to Millvale Feburary 16, 2016

Ever since starting her company Tupelo Honey Teas in 2007, Danielle Spinola has wanted to move her business to Millvale. It’s where she grew up and where her family lives, and…


The Gardens of Millvale provides the area with consistent fresh produce and strengthens the community.


The Millvale Ecodistrict is a community collaboration between residents, local business owners, and community organizations.  Hear what various individuals have to say about Millvale’s EcoDistrict Pivot Plan.