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 News    May 26, 2015 

Market House Senior Center will be open Monday evenings

The Market House Senior Center on 12th Street in South Side will be offering evening hours every Monday in June. The center will be open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., with the exception of June 22. The Market House will offer a Latin aerobics class from 6-7...

 
 Health    May 26, 2015 

Health Dept. issues Naloxone order for pharmacies

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker has issued a countywide standing order for naloxone, or Narcan. The standing order allows any licensed pharmacy in the county, which chooses to participate, to dispense naloxone to...

 
 News    May 19, 2015

Spring Redd Ups a success

Reports from communities for area Redd Ups in March, April and May indicate spring cleanups attracted 19,500 volunteers who removed 480 tons of litter. An estimated 350 communities in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County and beyond participated. Citizens...

 
 Front Page    May 12, 2015

City and ACLU reach agreement on new police hiring procedures

Seeking to increase diversity within the ranks of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the City of Pittsburgh signed a legal agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union to secure cutting-edge improvements to police hiring methods. Through the...

 
 Health    May 5, 2015

Health Dept. launches web tools to help understand area health

As part of its ongoing efforts to be more data driven, the Allegheny County Health Department has launched two web-based tools that are available at www.achd.net. Both the Allegheny Community Indicators (ACI) dashboard and a comprehensive Community...

 
 News    May 5, 2015

City calling for input on transit and community improvements

The City of Pittsburgh is seeking public input on an action plan for transit improvements and community development in the corridor between Downtown and neighborhoods east. Two public meetings are: Tuesday, May 5, Uptown/Downtown, Noon – 2:00...

 
 News    May 5, 2015

Health Dept. offering cash for old wood-fired boilers and wood stoves

After three successful woodstove collections, the Allegheny County Health Department is again offering county residents a chance to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards in...

 
 Health    May 5, 2015

AAA offering free series for caregivers of older adults

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services’ Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering a free education series for caregivers of older adults. This series is for nonprofessional caregivers and is designed to help them gain an understanding of...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 28, 2015

Mt. Oliver Boro hires first manager, gets update economic development

The hiring of the borough’s first ever manager -- project manager Ricky Hopkinson -- kicked off the April 20 meeting of Mount Oliver council. He was sworn in by District Justice Richard King. Mr. Hopkinson’s contract begins on May 1 and runs...

 
 Government    April 21, 2015

Live and Invest in Mt. Oliver Reclaiming Vacant and Blighted Properties

Through the assistance of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, Allegheny County has launched a new Vacant Property Recovery Program in Mt. Oliver that substantially discounts acquisition costs. Traditionally, acquisition costs include...

 
 News    April 21, 2015

Brashear can help teens apply for city Learn and Earn Program

This summer, 2,000 summer jobs are projected for young people, 14 to 21, through the Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program offered by the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. To help teens from South Pittsburgh apply for these jobs, the...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Applications now available for city and county Learn and Earn program

Applications for the 2015 Learn and Earn program are now available online. Completed applications for the summer youth employment initiative must be submitted in person byApril 30 at various locations throughout the county and city. “By working tog...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

ConnectCard online payment website launches this week

Starting April 16, Port Authority riders can manage their ConnectCard accounts online through a new website. The new web feature at ConnectCard.org will allow customers to load and reload fare products and stored cash value on their cards from their...

 
 News    April 7, 2015

Spring Redd Up coming

This spring’s area-wide Redd Up during March, April and May is on a pace to attract 400 Pittsburgh neighborhoods, groups and communities in a five county area. “Based on this participation, we’re upping the volunteer turnout number to 16,000...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 31, 2015

EDS staff update CBA on their work along Brownsville Road

Enthusiasm was on the menu at the March dinner meeting of the Carrick Business Association (CBA) with guest speakers Stephanie Miller and Jami Gregg from Economic Development South (EDS). Ms. Miller,...

 
 News    March 31, 2015

County launches website for program registration

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced the launch of a new parks program registration website, where for the first time, county park users will be able to register for programs online and pay registration fees at the same time. The...

 
 News    March 24, 2015

PA Resources Council will hold special collection events in 2015

Mark your 2015 calendar now for dates to drop off a wide variety of materials – ranging from televisions and computers to household chemicals and usable building materials – at upcoming collections sponsored by the Pennsylvania Resources Council...

 
 News    March 24, 2015

Mayor creates Committee to celebrate Pittsburgh's 200th Anniversary in '16

On March 18, Pittsburgh city government’s 199th birthday, Mayor William Peduto named a committee of more than 25 civic leaders to help him plan events around the 200th anniversary of the city’s incorporation. The 200th Anniversary committee will...

 
 News    March 24, 2015

Walk benefits LifeSpan

LifeSpan, Inc. – Resources and Services for Seniors is participating in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on Saturday, May 16 at Stage AE in Pittsburgh. One of 75 non-profits chosen to participate in the annual event, LifeSpan is asking...

 
 Front Page    March 17, 2015

County Executive Fitzgerald visits Allentown's relocated senior center

Approximately 45 participants from Allentown's Henry Kaufmann Senior Center listened intently as Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald, acknowledged the past difficulties encountered when...

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Walk benefits LifeSpan

LifeSpan, Inc. – Resources and Services for Seniors is participating in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on Saturday, May 16 at Stage AE in Pittsburgh. One of 75 non-profits chosen to participate in the annual event, LifeSpan is asking...

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Carnegie Library's 2015 Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest for Teens

Creative teens with a passion for writing can become published authors through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 2015 Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest. Open to all high school students in grades 9 through 12 in Allegheny County, the contest is...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 3, 2015

Councilman's satellite offices bring services into the District 3 communities

Working one day a week for the past year at the Councilman Bruce Kraus' satellite office in UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center, Arlene Trost and Donna Wielock have handled nearly 600 requests...

 
 News    March 3, 2015

Annual Project Prom for Gentlemen, Project Prom, public sale dates set

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) annual Project Prom giveaway of prom attire to eligible high school students begins on Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Project Prom Shop in Century III Mall, West Mifflin. The...

 

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