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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 25, 2015

Zone 3 crowded for safety meeting about car, house break-ins

A standing room only crowd overflowed the conference room in the Zone 3 Police Station for the August public safety committee meeting. The primary focus of the meeting was two-fold: the rash of car break-ins in South Side and the large number of home...

 
 News    August 25, 2015

Health Department chosen as a site for improving community health

The Allegheny County Health Department has been chosen as one of the first four sites in the country to participate in a new initiative Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing, supported by the Robert Wood...

 
 News    August 18, 2015

Grant will aid LifeSpan Meals on Wheels program

Local seniors will benefit from improved Meals on Wheels service thanks to a grant from the Walmart Foundation. LifeSpan, Inc. will use the $50,000 donation in support of its Meals on Wheels/Home Delivered Meals (MOW/HDM) Program. The funds will...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 11, 2015

Residents seek solutions to rising neighborhood crime

Prompted by rising crime and culminating in the premature closing of the annual St. Basil Parish Festival more than 120 Carrick residents filled the basement of the Zion Christian Church asking for...

 
 Health    August 11, 2015

ACHD to be distributing rabies vaccine bait this week throughout county

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will conduct its annual raccoon rabies baiting program through August 14. ACHD employees will be identified as part of the “Rabies Control Team” with signage on their vehicles and on their t-shirts....

 
 News    August 11, 2015

PA Resources Council will hold collection events

 Clean out the basement, the garage and the tool shed. The Pennsylvania Resources Council will hold six collection events for a wide variety of materials – ranging from pesticides and paints to tires and computers – in August, September and...

 
 News    August 4, 2015

Port Authority to close Mon Incline for reconstruction in Sept.

Port Authority of Allegheny County will push construction on the Monongahela Incline back to Tuesday, Sept. 8, after the Labor Day holiday. The decision to postpone the reconstruction project occurred following meetings and conversations with state...

 
 News    August 4, 2015

SHIM receives funding for Smart Investments

South Hills Interfaith Ministries (SHIM) recently received close to $99,000 from United Way of Allegheny County to continue their Smart Investments program for the next three years. Smart Investments provides modest emergency grants to help eligible...

 
 Kids    July 28, 2015

County is offering free youth dek hockey clinics

The Allegheny County Parks Department will host free dek hockey clinics for boys and girls ages 4-15 at its new dek hockey rinks in North Park and Settlers Cabin Park. The times for the free clinics are: North Park Dek Hockey Clinics from 10 a.m. to...

 
 News    July 28, 2015

PennDOT, Health Dept. offering mature drivers education courses

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), in conjunction with the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced it will offer traffic safety education courses for mature drivers in Allegheny County. The programming will be offere...

 
 News    July 28, 2015

Final OpenStreetsPGH, included ceremony

The final installation of OpenStreetsPGH included a new event: celebrating citizenship in a public space with a pop-up naturalization ceremony. Surrounded by family, friends, and open streets enthusiasts in Market Square, nine individuals took the...

 
 News    July 28, 2015

Book collection results in 4,500 books for DHS Summer program

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Marc Cherna, recently thanked all of those who assisted in collecting picture books and storybooks for children attending the DHS SummerFood Program. Particip...

 
 News    July 21, 2015

City signs MOU with Dept. of Energy on energy infrastructure

Mayor William Peduto has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Energy Technology Laboratory on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy on joint efforts to design 21st Century energy infrastructure for Pittsburgh. Mayor Peduto...

 
 News    July 21, 2015

Interactive map for transit

Port Authority is now providing an interactive map that makes it easier to find transit routes and service locations. The map allows users to view all routes, transit stops, park and ride facilities, locations where riders can purchase ConnectCards...

 
 News    July 21, 2015

Health Department officials urging public to avoid with wild animals

The Allegheny County Health Department urges residents to avoid contact with wild animals, including bats. Animal bites of any type, including pets, strays, or wild animals should be immediately reported to avoid transmission of rabies, which is 100...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 14, 2015

Rudiak calls experts together to learn about heroin epidemic

In mid-April of this year, 10 Pittsburgh residents, including several in South Pittsburgh, overdosed on a single batch of heroin. In an effort to address the root causes of addiction and learn more about the problem as a public health issue Councilwo...

 
 News    July 14, 2015

County minutes books taken to History Center

Allegheny County has formally transferred its minutes books covering the years of 1868-1999 to the Thomas & Katherine Detre Library & Archives at the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center. An ordinance, approved by County Council...

 
 News    July 7, 2015

Phillips identified as 'On-the-Cusp' school

Pittsburgh Phllips K-5 has been identified as one of Allegheny County’s On-the-Cusp Schools by PennCan, a non-profit organization that runs results-oriented advocacy campaigns through research and policy, communications and mobilization and...

 
 News    July 7, 2015

Survey says: 'Aztec Gold' favored color for three Sister Bridges

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced that the “Three Sisters Bridges” – Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street), Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) and Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) – will remain “Aztec...

 
 News    June 30, 2015

Local teens reveal their goals in CLP-Knoxville laptop contest

When Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville announced plans to renovate the library and temporarily close the branch for the $3.2 million update, teen specialist Brandi Cox , a Knoxville resident, wondered what the neighborhood teens would do...

 
 News    June 30, 2015

Goodwill's RISE youth job training program offers two new components

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Reentry through Industry Specific Education (RISE) Project to assist area youth is currently seeking candidates. Now entering its fourth year, the successful job-training program has added two new...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

CLP-Knoxville closing on Saturday for year-long renovations

Residents in Knoxville will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the community, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will begin renovations...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Public invited to weigh in on color for sister bridges across Allegheny

Built in the 1920’s, the “Sister Bridges” – Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street), Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) and Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) – are all scheduled to be rehabilitated over the next few years. As part of that work, each of the...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

South Side Mibster competing at 92nd National Marbles Championship

The 92nd National Marbles Tournament got underway on Monday, June 22, in Wildwood, N.J. Allegheny County is represented by girls champion Sierra Ricci, age 10, of Shaler Twp., boys champion Eli Murphy, age 12, of Squirrel Hill, girls runner-up...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

City expands free summer meal program for kids and teens

The City of Pittsburgh is expanding its free summer breakfast, lunch, and snack program for kids and teens to more than 125 locations across the city. GrubUp will continue year-round, adding out-of-school time meals to all 10 Citiparks sites this...

 

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