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City plans to hire most EMS personnel in more than a decade

First meeting of new South Watch is slated for March 8 at Brashear Center

After a year of planning, the first South Watch meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 8 at noon at the Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah Street. The agenda will begin with introductions by the meeting chairs and a presentation on the purpose and...

Mt. Oliver Borough approves new Comprehensive Plan

The adoption of the Mt. Oliver Borough Comprehensive Plan headlined the Feb. 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council. The purpose of the plan "is to decide what the future of the borough will be,"...

Mount senior center has March activities planned

Join in at the Mount Washington Healthy Active Living Center, 122 Virginia Avenue across from the Shop n’ Save in Mount Washington, for March activities. Enjoy line dancing and ESL classes on Mondays, moderate intensity group exercise classes on...

City plans to hire most EMS personnel in more than a decade

Mayor William Peduto – in conjunction with a Emergency Medical Services promotion ceremony on February 23 -- announced the city is hiring the most EMS personnel since 2003.  The 197 paramedics ...

Karina Ricks hired as new director of Mobility and Infrastructure Dept.

Mayor William Peduto has hired transportation expert Karina Ricks as the city’s first director of the new Mobility and Infrastructure Department. The department will lead efforts to provide residents with safe, accessible, sustainable and...

Volunteers needed in Carrick

Volunteers needed for a Carrick litter pick-up on Saturday, March 18. Those interested in helping will meet at the Dairy District Pavilion, corner of East Meyers and Brownsville Road at 9 a.m. The pick-up is scheduled to last until noon. Gloves,...

Prince of Peace offering course in discipleship

Prince of Peace Parish is offering a seven-week course, Sharing Christ, in basic Catholic discipleship. The series is the third of a three-part endeavor in “The New Pentecost” evangelization movement encouraged by St. John Paul II, Pope...

Festival of Praise at Holy Apostles

Holy Apostles Parish at St. Albert the Great Church, 3198 Schieck Street, will hold a Festival of Praise on March 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. The Festival of Praise will include Eucharistic Adoration and contemporary worship music. The theme for the...

Learn to be a tree tender

Register today for the first Tree Tender Course of the year on Saturday, March 11 in South Park. Tree Tenders take a seven-hour course and learn about urban forestry practices; tree biology and health; proper planting, pruning, and maintenance; and...

Mayor, Burgh's Eye View will be at the meeting of the Allentown CDC

Mayor William Peduto will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Allentown CDC on Tuesday, March 7, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. The agenda will also include a presentation about...

Housing needs in Knoxville topic at March 8 KCC forum

Knoxville residents interested in learning more about how to own their own home; understand how their credit score impacts their way of life or if they are eligible for financial assistance to make home repairs are urged to attend a community forum...

Carrick council meets March 13

Carrick Community Council will hold a public meeting on March 13 at Pittsburgh Concord K-5, 2350 Brownsville Road, from 6:30-7:45 p.m. Speakers include: Sarah Quinn from Pittsburgh’s City Planning Department; David Weber of Housing Authority...

Men arrested in killing of Somali cab driver in Beltzhoover

Pittsburgh police have arrested four men in connection with the attack and beating death of a Somali cab driver on Climax Street in Beltzhoover on February 21. King Edwards and Hosea Moore, both 20...

Guns and drugs recovered after chase through South Pittsburgh

Zone 2 Detectives were assisting Zone 3 police with an investigation in the Allentown area when they observed two known individuals get into a car on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 21. When the driver...

City youth may apply to be part of Youth Participorty Budget Council

Pittsburgh’s children and youth have limited access to government officials, lack programs that promote their engagement and interaction with city government, and are often left out of conversations on development. Recognizing this need and the...

Concussion awareness event March 7

State Reps. Bill Kortz and Harry Readshaw, both D-Allegheny, in conjunction with the Baldwin Football Boosters, are cosponsoring a concussion prevention and management seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 in the LGI Room at Baldwin High School, 4653...

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Michelle Smith Loduca to Shay Johnson at 515 Fisher St. for $79,000. Kenneth Radcliffe to Cameron Crossley at 2128 Merriman Way for $285,000. Martin Perry to Gregory Briski at 122 S. 24th St. for $230,000. 2600 Southside Sarah Assoc. L.P....

Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 101/17 on...

So. Pgh. area Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, March 1, at 1:00 p.m. in District Magisterial Judge James Motznik’s courtroom: • John D. Hendricks, 140 LaBelle Street, 19th Ward, Codes 304.10, 304.7, 304.6. • City of Pittsburgh...

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 1114 E. Carson Street, First...

 
 
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