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Drop off donations for DHS Holiday Project at various locations

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Holiday Project is collecting new, unwrapped gifts for children and youth who receive services through the Department of Human Services Office of Children, Youth and Families. “The DHS Holiday Project benefits...

 

Fund my Future program helps provide incentives to increase savings accounts

On October 27, state, county, and city representatives gathered at the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania to announce the countywide expansion of Fund My Future. The program incentivizes saving by giving participants the chance to win prizes as...

 

Health Dept. office awards microgrants aimed at violence prevention

The Health Department’s (ACHD) Office of Violence Prevention recently awarded five microgrants to organizations to integrate violence prevention into their youth development work. The five organizations receiving a microgrant are Infinite Lifestyle...

 

Fund My Future program will help families save for college and beyond

Fund My Future, a program from Propel Schools that has helped hundreds of local families save for college and beyond, is now available throughout Allegheny County for all children from birth to age 18. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh...

 

Glass Run Road reopens after bridge replacement

The Glass Run Road (Route 3098) bridge, which spans Glass Run Road that’s been under construction as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, is complete and open to traffic. Replacement of the...

 

Nurses to hold services for veterans in South Park

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hold its 25th Veterans’ Day Memorial Service at the South Park nursing war memorials on Corrigan Drive at noon on Saturday, Nov. 11. All nurses who served in the military will be...

 

South Shore Riverfront Park renovations reveiled

Robert Rubinstein, executive director of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), was joined by County Executive Rich Fitzgerald along with government, development and community...

 

Readshaw's Raiders ride again, raising Civil War memorial funds

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, served as host of his 17th Annual "Ride to Gettysburg" on Sept. 23, with 473 riders participating in the motorcycle ride from the state Capitol in Harrisburg...

 

Proposed county budget doesn't have a tax increase

Pursuant to 1.7-702 of the Home Rule Charter, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald presented his sixth proposed budget and the 2018 Comprehensive Fiscal Plan to County Council. The $905.7 million budget represents a $25.4 million, or 2.8 percent...

 

Council District 4 Candidates Night Oct. 16

The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh will conduct a non-partisan forum for candidates for Allegheny County Judge of the Court of Common Pleas and Pittsburgh City Council District 4. It will be held at St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran...

 

Health Dept. opens flu vaccine clinic

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will begin offering seasonal flu and high-dose flu immunizations starting on Tuesday Oct. 10. The vaccines will be available at the walk-in immunization clinic at 425 First Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Hilltop Redevelopment LLC, 32 Eleanor Street, 16th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. The...

 

PRC to hold collection events in October

Area residents have one last chance to clean out basements, garages, garden sheds – and medicine cabinets – in preparation for the Pennsylvania Resources Council’s final three collection events of 2017. PRC will collect a wide variety of...

 

Dist. 4 candidates forum

The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh will conduct a non-partisan forum for candidates for Allegheny County Judge of the Court of Common Pleas and Pittsburgh City Council District 4. It will be held at St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran...

 

RISE Project for young adults, youth recruiting participants

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s RISE (Reentry through Industry Specific Education) Project is currently seeking candidates for the program. Now entering its sixth year, the successful construction job-training program focuses on...

 

Gently used items needed for Market House rummage sale

The South Side Market House is collecting gently used items, with the exception of furniture and clothing, for donation to its Octoberfest Rummage Sale on Friday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday, 8...

 

DA adds surveillance cameras

The number of government cameras keeping an eye on E. Carson Street in South Side increased with the addition of 13 high-definition surveillance cameras installed by the Allegheny County District...

 

WPA Diaper Bank celebrates Diaper Needs Awareness Week

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank joins the National Diaper Bank Network in supporting National Diaper Need Awareness Week, Sept. 25-Oct. 1. The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank, a nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Diaper Bank...

 

Composting workshops on the schedule this fall

Since Fall is the perfect time to focus on education and acquiring new skills, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) is offering a full slate of adult education classes held at a variety of locations in Allegheny County throughout the months ahead...

 

WiFi service will be available is some Port Authority light rail stations

Wireless service will be available for passengers at seven of Pittsburgh’s busiest light rail stations. Riders can access the service immediately. “We continue to work to improve the riders’ experience, and providing WiFi, free of charge, does...

 

Government officials recognize local law enforcement heroes

U.S. Representative Mike Doyle, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, County Council Member Sam DeMarco, Acting US Attorney for the Western District of...

 

Health Dept. to treat Slopes, Knoxville for mosquitoes on Wednesday

Recent samples of mosquitoes collected from the North Side, Lawrenceville, South Side Slopes, and Knoxville neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh have tested positive for West Nile virus. In response, the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) w...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough receives county Live Well Allegheny designation

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced that Mt. Oliver Borough has been been designated as part of the Live Well Allegheny campaign during the past month. This brings the total to 49 communities, 13 school districts, 13 workplaces...

 

Gathering to raise opioid awareness at Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community

Addiction to heroin and other opioids has become a national crisis that touches everyone. It’s in our streets, in our schools, and in our homes. Concerns about this threat are sometimes expressed as fear or anger towards those who are addicted....

 

Mt. Oliver man arrested in Penn Hills homicide

On August 6, Kevin Trowery, 54, was shot and killed during a robbery at his residence in Penn Hills. During the course of the investigation, it was determined Dustin K. Taylor, 25, from Mt. Oliver was involved in the robbery/homicide. He was...

 

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