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 Health    February 9, 2016 

Allegheny County registers 246 opioid overdose deaths in 2015

In Allegheny County, the most significant component of overdose deaths is due to opioids which include illegal drugs such as heroin, as well as prescription medications such as oxycodone, methadone and fentanyl. According to the Office of the...

 
 Health    February 2, 2016

Health Dept. selected to implement project to improve health data sharing

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has been selected by DASH -- Data Across Sectors for Health -- as one of ten grantees to implement projects that improve health through multi-sector data sharing collaborations. DASH is a national...

 
 News    February 2, 2016

Port Authority schedules fare changes public hearing

Port Authority of Allegheny County has scheduled two public hearings to accept testimony on its transit fare proposal, which aims to simplify its system and lower fares for about a quarter of its current ridership. The hearings will be held from 11...

 
 News    January 26, 2016

County Bar Association appoints South Side attorney to committee

The Allegheny County Bar Association has appointed attorney Ronald L. Hicks to serve on its new Ad Hoc Committee for Diversity and Gender Equality.  The ACBA recently formed the Diversity & Gender Equality Ad Hoc Committee to advise and assist its...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

State Sen. Costa announces re-election bid

State Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) has announced he will seek re-election to the Senate of Pennsylvania from the 43rd District. “This is a very difficult time with many challenges to overcome, that’s why it’s important to...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

PA Resources Council will hold workshops in the first quarter of '16

 The Pennsylvania Resources Council has released its Winter 2016 schedule of workshops to take place in January, February and March at several locations in Allegheny County.  To register for a PRC workshop, visit www.prc.org/programs or call...

 
 News    January 12, 2016

South Side attorney inducted into Academy of Trial Lawyers

Attorney Ronald L. Hicks, Jr., was inducted into the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County at its 2015 fall meeting. A partner at Meyer Unkovic & Scott, Mr. Hicks is a civil trial and appellate lawyer who works closely with businesses and...

 
 Kids    January 12, 2016

Health Dept. accepting entries for annual Environmental Poster Contest

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is now accepting entries for its 17th annual environmental poster contest for students in grades 6-8. This year’s theme, “Pollution: Be Part of the Solution,” encourages students to consider how the...

 
 Health    January 12, 2016

Pitt study shows racial bias may be conveyed by doctors' body language

Physicians give less compassionate nonverbal cues when treating seriously ill black patients compared with their white counterparts, a small University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine trial revealed. It is the first to look at such interactions in...

 
 News    December 22, 2015

Recycle Christmas trees at nine Allegheny County park locations

The Allegheny County Department of Parks is again offering its Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents of the county can drop off their Christmas trees beginning on Saturday, Dec. 26 through Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at...

 
 Government    December 8, 2015

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCES # 949-15 & # 950-15

The following ordinances will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 7:30 PM, 150 Brownsville Road. BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCE # 949-15 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF...

 
 Government    December 8, 2015

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCES # 951-15 & # 952-15

The following ordinances will be considered for adoption at a Regular Meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 7:30 PM, 150 Brownsville Road. BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER ORDINANCE # 951-15 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF...

 
 News    December 8, 2015

Online booking for county parks

Online booking for shelters and facilities in all nine county parks is now available. This marks a major procedural change for the Allegheny County Parks Department, which currently requires individuals to rent shelters and facilities in person at...

 
 News    December 8, 2015

County Jail modernizes scheduling, registration

The Allegheny County Jail has implemented a new scheduling and registration system that will allow for visitors to register for and schedule visits with inmates online at https://alleghenypa.gtlvisitme.com. Information on the transition has been prov...

 
 Public Safety    November 24, 2015

Mount man arrested after robbing Downtown convenience store

At approximately 1:20 a.m. on November 19, Zone 2 Officers responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store in the 600 block of Penn Avenue for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival...

 
 News    November 24, 2015

No restrictions on Wabash Tunnels through August 2016

The Federal Transit Administration has extended the waiver of high-occupancy vehicle restrictions on the Wabash Tunnel through August 31, 2016. The temporary waiver allows vehicles with fewer than two occupants to use the tunnel during peak hours,...

 
 News    November 24, 2015

County jail modernizing visitation scheduling and registration

The Allegheny County Jail has implemented a new scheduling and registration system that will allow for visitors to register for and schedule visits with inmates online at https://alleghenypa.gtlvisitme.com. The system formally launched last week,...

 
 News    November 17, 2015

Applications accepted for LIHEAP

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) has begun accepting applications for this season’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The program helps low income families pay their heating bills. They can apply and check the s...

 
 News    November 17, 2015

County ice skating rinks now open for the season

North Park and South Park ice rinks have opened for the season with sessions from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 10 p.m. The 2015-16 ice skating season will run through mid-March, weather and conditions permitting. Ice skating admission rates and rental...

 
 News    November 17, 2015

County redesigns website

The most recent investment in the county’s technological infrastructure, a redesigned county website, was launched last week. The site puts in place the infrastructure needed to deliver more to the public electronically, functioning as a 24/7/365 p...

 
 News    November 17, 2015

Severe weather emergency shelter prepared to again serve homeless

This winter, the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Community Services and Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net® will again operate the Severe Weather Emergency Shelter (SWES) for the safety and well-being of people...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    November 10, 2015

Mother asks for justice in the shooting of her young sons

Amanda McKnight was putting Christmas gifts away Sunday evening, Nov. 1 when an unknown man entered her Hays Avenue home in Mount Oliver and shot and killed her 11-year-old son David McIntyre and wounded his 16-year-old brother, Christopher “CJ”...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    November 3, 2015

Hill Top church almost ready to open after fire

August 28, 2014 was a devastating day for the congregation of the Hill Top United Methodist Church on East Warrington Avenue. Around 4:30 p.m. that day, a fire broke out on the roof where workmen...

 
 Public Safety    November 3, 2015

Carnegie man arrested in Arlington shooting

Twenty-year-old Lucas Guggenheimer from Carnegie has been charged in the homicide of Justin Granda, 28, of Mt. Oliver. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Violent Crime Unit investigated fatal shooting...

 
 Meetings    November 3, 2015

Community forum on helping those coming out of jail succeed

A community forum on helping more people coming out of Allegheny County Jail succeed will be held on Monday, Nov. 9, 6:30-8:30 at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 E. Warrington Avenue. The meeting is sponsored by the Jail Collaborative....

 

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