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WCDC Appoints Three New Board Members

WILKINSBURG COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS The Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. The appointments are for a three-year term and reflect the organization’s commitment to the community and the recently completed five-year plan, which highlights development of the central business… Continue Reading

Wilkinsburg Plans Development of Vacant Lots

Wilkinsburg Plans Development of Vacant Lots

Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC) is working to transform several vacant lots to create greener, more usable community spaces. Last September through November, the WCDC worked with seven landscape architecture students from the Pennsylvania State University to create designs for vacant lots in the borough’s business district. After visiting the community and gathering input from… Continue Reading

Borough of Wilkensburg Hosts Public Meeting on Liquor License Referendum

The Borough of Wilkinsburg will hold a special public meeting about liquor licensing on at 5:30 p.m., on Jan. 9, 2013, to garner input and answer questions about a proposed referendum enabling borough restaurants to apply for (R) liquor licenses from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The meeting will be held at the Wilkinsburg Borough Building,… Continue Reading

Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation Will Pursue Liquor License Referend for Local Restaurants

Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation Will Pursue Liquor License Referend for Local Restaurants

Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC) announced that it will seek to get a referendum on the primary election ballot next April allowing restaurants in Wilkinsburg to apply for and receive (R) liquor licenses from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Board of Directors voted Nov. 17 to approve the effort to pursue “R” liquor licenses as… Continue Reading

70 New Trees to be Planted in Downtown Wilkensburg

The Nine Mile Run Watershed Association (NMRWA) has announced plans to plant 77 new trees along the Penn Avenue corridor in downtown Wilkinsburg as part of the Wilkinsburg TreeVitalize Project: Rooted in Wilkinsburg – 500 Tree Initiative. In a collaborative effort between TreeVitalize Pittsburgh, the Borough of Wilkinsburg, the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC), and NMRWA,… Continue Reading