Manchester

Columbus Square Associates break ground on new Manchester development

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Public Allies chooses Manchester for service project

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At least one lucky Manchester non-profit will get 10 volunteers this spring. Members of Public Allies, a national AmeriCorps-affiliated service program, has picked the Northside...

Manchester hopes to sell 40 houses in 2-day sale

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Manchester Citizens Corporation may break ground on 31-house development project this fall

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The 4.3 acre plot between Juniata Street, Sedgwick Street and Columbus Avenue the Manchester Citizens Corporation purchased almost five years ago is finally ready for development -- almost. Jerome Jackson, associate director of MCC, said that he hoped they'd get the final green light on the 31-house development project by this fall, and that they’d begin construction next spring.

Manchester students record oral histories of Northside residents

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It’s easy to forget about the Northside's long, storied history with all the layers of change over the past century, but a group of eighth-grade students from the Manchester Academic Charter School have helped keep that history alive and in the present by giving it a voice. Their project "Allegheny Voices," a small magazine and accompanying CD filled with interviews the students conducted with 11 elders who grew up on the Northside and lived through many of its transformations.

Local Boy Scouts collect food for less fortunate

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Local boy scout troop and pack 281 collected food from Manchester residents as part of their 2009 Scouting for Food Campaign. The scouts dropped...