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 News    February 24, 2015 

Sen. Wayne Fontana re-elected vice chairman of PHEAA Board

Representative William F. Adolph, Jr. has been re-elected as chairman of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Board of Directors. Senator Wayne D. Fontana was re-elected as vice chairman of the board. Representative Adolph has...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Boilermakers announce 'Guns for Opportunity' initiative in city, county

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto joined Raymond C. Ventrone, Business Manager of Boilermakers Local 154 and other representatives of the union in announcing the launch of the Boilermakers’ “Gu...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

Nominating petitions now available for May Primary

Nominating petitions for all elected offices appearing on the May 19 Municipal Primary ballot, except statewide judicial and Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas races, are now available.  Nominating petitions may be obtained by visiting the...

 
 Front Page    February 3, 2015

New county information portal offers access to public info, data

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced the County has launched an information portal, providing quick access to public information, data and forms in one place. The portal includes information from departments in the Executive Branch...

 
 Government    February 3, 2015

Full-time Police Officer Wanted

The Borough of Mt. Oliver is now accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer. Applicants must meet the following requirements prior to application: • Be at least 21 years of age. • Possess a high school diploma or...

 
 News    February 3, 2015

County treasurer's office earns international honor

Allegheny County Treasurer, John K. Weinstein’s Investment Policy Certification was awarded the Investment Policy Certificate of Excellence by the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States & Canada. A periodic review is suggested in...

 
 Health    February 3, 2015

Health Department, Healthy Start join to extend helping hours

The Allegheny County Health Department’s Maternal and Child Health Program and Healthy Start, Inc. will collaborate to extend the department’s free breastfeeding advice helpline hours for new mothers. The extended hours were made possible...

 
 News    February 3, 2015

Money in Your Pocket Coalition is providing free tax preparation

United Way, in partnership with the Money in Your Pocket Coalition, is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying residents across the region. PA 2-1-1 Southwest, United Way’s 24/7 human services helpline, has begun scheduling...

 
 News    February 3, 2015

Apply for county ballfield permits from Feb. 4-11

The Allegheny County Parks Department will accept ballfield permit applications from organized baseball, softball and soccer leagues from Wednesday, Feb. 4, through Wednesday, Feb. 11. Applications must be filed in person by team representatives at...

 
 News    February 3, 2015

County to partner with History Center to preserve records

Allegheny County will partner with the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center to preserve and maintain some of the county’s historical records and document books, including minutes books that date back to 1868. Legislation submitt...

 
 News    January 27, 2015

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private partnerships,...

 
 News    January 27, 2015

PAAR, Propel Schools receive ACMS grants

The Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Foundation recently awarded grants of $10,000 per year for three years to Pittsburgh Action Against Rape for the expansion of curriculum of its “Parents in the Know” program and $25,000 to Propel School...

 
 News    January 27, 2015

Mayor names contributors to 'Undercover Boss' fund

Mayor William Peduto has released the names of core Pittsburgh stakeholders that provided funding to support “Undercover Boss.” The show aired Dec. 21, 2014. VisitPittsburgh, the region’s convention and tourism bureau, was the first to donate $...

 
 News    January 27, 2015

Money in Your Pocket Coalition to provide free tax preparation

United Way, in partnership with the Money in Your Pocket Coalition, is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying residents across the region. PA 2-1-1 Southwest, United Way’s 24/7 human services helpline, has begun scheduling...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

County Health Department accepting nominations for EnviroStar awards

The Allegheny County Health Department is accepting nominations for its annual EnviroStar awards which honor local businesses and organizations for voluntary pollution prevention practices undertaken in 2014. “Pollution prevention not only...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Sen. Fontana appointed Democratic chair of Urban Affairs and Housing Committee

State Senator Wayne Fontana has been named Democratic Chair of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee. “I am pleased with this committee assignment and will use my position to help cities like Pittsburgh and its outlying communities grow...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

UPMC Health Plan partnering with LifeSpan for healthier active lives

UPMC Health Plan is partnering with LifeSpan Inc., “Resources and Services for Seniors,” to provide older adults in Allegheny county with a variety of services and equipment designed to help them lead healthier and more active lives. Grand...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Senator Fontana sworn in to another term

With family, friends and supporters on hand, State Senator Wayne Fontana took the oath of office on Tuesday, Jan. 6, and pledged to continue fighting for jobs, economic investment and tax relief. First elected in 2005, the Brookline lawmaker ran unop...

 
 Health    January 6, 2015

Commission makes recommendations on preventing violence and promoting community mental health

The Public Health Commission on Preventing Violence and Promoting Community Mental Health recently completed the work it was charged with in May of 2013, presenting a full report including recommendations and action steps to County Executive Rich...

 
 Front Page    December 30, 2014

Students add a mini free library to East Warrington Ave.

Brashear High School students belonging to the "Be There" campaign donated a mini free-library in front of Paisano's Pizza in Allentown. Fitting snugly inside an empty pay-phone box this is the first...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

Recycle your Christmas Tree

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 through Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at all nine regional parks during...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

Burning regulations change

The Allegheny County Health Department recently approved revisions to its open burning regulation will take effect January 1, 2015.  “These revisions will better protect public health and the environment, because wood smoke emissions from open bur...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 23, 2014

New chief sworn in for Mt. Oliver Boro, new budget passes

The swearing in by Mayor James Cassidy of acting police chief Matthew Juzwick as the borough's new police chief highlighted the Dec. 15 meeting of Mount Oliver council. He has been in charge of the de...

 
 Kids    December 23, 2014

New Year's Day means messy fun

It’s a one-of-a-kind tradition that’s guaranteed to get your New Year off to a very messy – and very fun – start! Carnegie Science Center is breaking out its sloppiest, goopiest, gooiest activities for MessFest 2015 on Thursday, Jan. 1. This...

 
 News    December 23, 2014

All dogs must be licensed in Pennsylvania by January 1

City of Pittsburgh residents can now purchase 2015 dog licenses from the city treasurer. State law requires all dogs three months and older to be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. “If you own a dog, you need to get him a license,” said...

 

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