For the purposes of the Best of the Best Community Choice Awards, TribLIVE has divided our southwestern Pennsylvania coverage area into 4 regions – WESTMORELAND, ALLEGHENY EAST, ALLEGHENY NORTH and ALLEGHENY SOUTHWEST.
Using the three rivers as natural borders, the regions are broken out as follows:
- Allegheny East: Cheswick, Springdale, New Kensington, Arnold, Tarentum, Natrona Heights, Freeport, Sarver, Lower Burrell, Apollo, Leechburg, Vandergrift AND communities east of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers to the Westmoreland County line including: Downtown Pittsburgh, Strip District, Oakland, Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, Point Breeze, East Liberty, Bloomfield, Garfield, Highland Park, Plum, Oakmont, Verona, Penn Hills, Monroeville, North Versailles, White Oak, East End, Hill District, Lawrenceville, Edgewood-Swissvale, Wilkinsburg, Woodland Hills, Pitcairn, Churchill, McKeesport, Glassport, Elizabeth and surrounding communities.
- Allegheny South-West: Communities south of the Ohio and Monongahela Rivers including Coraopolis, Kennedy Twp, Stowe Twp, McKees Rocks, Crafton, Ingram, Rosslyn Farms, Oakdale, Mount Washington, Green Tree, Carnegie, Dormont, Scott Twp, Moon, Robinson, Bridgeville, Heidelberg, West End, Mount Oliver, Mount Lebanon, Castle Shannon, Whitehall, Baldwin, Bethel Park, Upper St. Clair, Pleasant Hills, Homestead, Jefferson Hills, Duquesne, West Mifflin, Clairton, South Park, and surrounding communities.
- Allegheny North: Communities located between the Ohio and Allegheny Rivers including Northside, North Shore, Troy Hill, Millvale, Etna, Sharpsburg, Fox Chapel, Aspinwall, O’hara Twp, Blawnox, Harmar, Indianola, Dorseyville, Hampton, Gibsonia, Allison Park, Pine Twp, McCandless, Wexford, Ross, Franklin Park, Bradford Woods, Glenshaw, Shaler, Cranberry Twp, Leetsdale, Edgeworth, Sewickley, Emsworth, Bellevue, West View and surrounding communities
- Westmoreland: Westmoreland County communities including Murrysville, Delmont, Export, Penn Trafford, Norwin, Irwin, North Huntingdon, Greensburg, Derry, Ligonier, Latrobe, Pleasant Unity, Youngwood, Scottdale, Mt. Pleasant, Jeannette, New Stanton, Monessen, Donegal, and surrounding communities
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