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 News    September 2, 2014 

Goodwill recruiting for RISE training project

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is seeking candidates the RISE job-training and employment-assistance program designed to assist youth whom are residents of certain local communities. The program is entering its third year. Eligible candidates...

 
 News    August 26, 2014

City, county officials announce final transition of joint 9-1-1

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced that the final transition for the full merger of the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s 9-1-1 will begin this week, with full consolidation of...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 19, 2014

Program works to remedy code enforcement problems

Realizing one aspect of a stable neighborhood is well maintained homes and properties, the Hilltop Alliance began a code enforce-ment taskforce to identify problems in the neighborhoods and help...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

State legislative committee discusses Allegheny County Crime Lab funding

A joint hearing of the state Senate and House Democratic Policy committees explored ways to restore $2.9 million in state reimbursements for law enforcement services for Allegheny County’s Forensic Science Crime Laboratory. The rare joint hearing...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

County pools operating on end of the season schedule

The county has release the end of season schedule for the Allegheny County Parks Department pools in Boyce Park, North Park, Settlers Cabin Park and South Park. Starting this week, county pools will be closed Monday through Friday and open Saturdays...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Rudiak calls for investigation of sale price of Cork Factory Lofts

Pittsburgh City Councilmember Natalia Rudiak has asked Mayor William Peduto to investigate the recent undisclosed sale price of the Cork Factory Lofts in the Strip District.  Rather than a traditional deed transfer, some buyers avoid paying...

 
 Public Safety    August 12, 2014

Zone 3 police make arrest in Knoxville street robbery

Zone 3 police officers made an arrest in a street robbery that occurred near the intersection of Suncrest Street and Brownsville Road in Knoxville at approximately 7:08 p.m. over the weekend on Saturday, Aug. 9. The victim, a 21-year-old black woman...

 
 Health    August 12, 2014

WIC families urged to redeem checks

As National Farmers Market Week is celebrated August 3 – 9, the Allegheny County Health Department is reminding WIC families checks for the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program are still available, while supplies last, and must be used bef...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Health Dept. setting raccoon rabies vaccine bait this week

The Allegheny County Health Department will conduct its annual raccoon rabies vaccine baiting program through August 15. The program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and part of a multi-state effort to eradicate raccoon rabies, is in...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Moody's upgrades Pittsburgh bond rating

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the outlook on Pittsburgh’s bond rating last week, following their first meeting with Mayor William Peduto and other administration officials. Moody’s moved the city’s rating up from A1 (Stable Outlook) to A...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Garden in the Parks Field Day scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 16

Penn State Master Gardeners of Allegheny County are hosting an open house at their demonstration gardens at North Park and South Park on Saturday, August 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Garden in the Parks Field Day is a great opportunity to meet other...

 
 Health    August 5, 2014

WIC increases limits

The Allegheny County Health Department has announced income limits for its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program increased on July 1. The income limits, based on family size, went up by 1.2 percent to 1.5 percent....

 
 News    July 29, 2014

HDPC holds hearing on jobs, workforce development

Members of the House Democratic Policy Committee heard from school administrators, business executives and higher education advocates at a public hearing on July 23 focusing on jobs and economic development, said state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny...

 
 News    July 29, 2014

Public comment sought on changes to emissions

The Allegheny County Board of Health is accepting public comments until August 27 on proposed changes to county air quality regulations for emissions inventory reporting and will hold a hearing on the revisions on Friday, Aug. 22, at 10:00 a.m., at t...

 
 News    July 29, 2014

Mayor applauds cleaner, safer concert atmosphere

Changes implemented by the city, North Shore stakeholders and country music fans led to a cleaner and safer atmosphere Saturday outside PNC Park. City Public Works and Public Safety officials reported much improved activity surrounding the Jason...

 
 News    July 29, 2014

Sprint custumers can now text to 911 in Allegheny County

Sprint customers in Allegheny County can now send a short message service (SMS) text message to 911 for emergency help when unable to make a 911 voice call. Text to 911 will allow access for the hearing/speech impaired and a safe means of contact to...

 
 Public Safety    July 22, 2014

Police issue warrant for SS bank robbery suspect

Pittsburgh Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Jeffrey Schrott who is wanted for the Sunday, July 13 robbery at Citizens Bank in the Wharton Square Giant Eagle on South Side. Mr. Schrott,...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    July 15, 2014

Limited police means prioritizing where officers are sent

If Carrick-Overbrook residents create a list of what they think are the three most crime-ridden addresses, Mayor Bill Peduto said that could help him direct a limited police force to prioritize the...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Sen. Fontana introduces ride-sharing legislation in state Senate

Legislation that would provide a remedy to the Public Utility Commission’s (PUC) ruling that bars Uber and Lyft from offering ride-sharing transportation alternatives in Allegheny County has been introduced in the state Senate by Sen. Wayne...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

First Open Streets Pittsburgh event will be Sunday on Market Street

Open Streets Pittsburgh will hold its first free event downtown on Sunday, July 20, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to noon Market Street to the Clemente Bridge will be open for everyone to enjoy with activities including yoga, Zumba, dance classes, a...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

City starts protected bike lane project

Mayor William Peduto has announced the first phases of the city’s new protected bike lane program, to be built in Schenley Park, Greenfield and Downtown. More lanes will follow around the city in partnership with People for Bikes and the Green...

 
 Public Safety    July 8, 2014

Robbery suspect arrested after jumping from bridge

A robbery suspect jumped off the 10th Street Bridge early Sunday morning to elude police but his attempts were thwarted after a nearly two-hour search. At approximately 12:12 a.m. Sunday, Zone 3 Officers responded to the area of E. Carson and 14th...

 
 Front Page    July 1, 2014

Slopes Association receives $100K to evaluate and repair public steps

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) has been awarded $100,000 from Allegheny County’s Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund for the rehabilitation of public steps in the neighborhood. The grant will allow the SSSNA to...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

City wins grant at conference

At the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting in Dallas, the city of Pittsburgh won a $75,000 grant to support low and moderate income housing, and accolades for its work on climate protection. On Sunday, June 22, Pittsburgh joined three other...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

T-Mobile customers can now text to the county 911 system

T-Mobile customers in Allegheny County can now send a short message service (SMS) text message to 911 for emergency help when unable to make a 911 voice call. The service is available to any T-Mobile customer within range of an Allegheny County cell...

 

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