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 News    May 23, 2017 

Application deadline extended for youth employment program

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County young people between the ages of 14 and 21 have an additional time to apply for Learn & Earn, the summer youth employment program. Partner4Work, the organization tapped to coordinate the program on behalf of Allegheny...

 

Man arrested after fleeing, crashing in Carrick

Just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, Zone 3 police officers were patrolling on Dellrose Street when they witnessed a silver Hyundai Azera fail to use a turn signal while turning onto Copperfield...

 

City wide public safety meeting focuses on city's opiod epidemic

The spring city wide public safety meeting focusing on the opioid epidemic and other addictions drew more than 125 people to the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill on April 19. It featured a presentation and discussion by victims, first...

 
 News    May 2, 2017

Councilwoman Rudiak honored as a Pittsburgh Public Schools alumni

Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak of the 1997 Pittsburgh Carrick High School graduating class was inducted into the Pittsburgh Public Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame at a ceremony at Heinz Field...

 
 News    May 2, 2017

PRC schedules household chemical collections

A collection event on Saturday, May 6, at the North Park Swimming Pool parking lot will provide Pennsylvania residents with the first of six opportunities to safely and cost effectively dispose of common household chemicals in 2017. Throughout the...

 

Celebration this week will precede closing/expansion of CLP- Carrick

The Carrick community will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the area, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will begin renovations on its Carrick location at 1811 Brownsville Road. To...

 

Data Across Sectors for Health is now available on WPRDC

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced that 22 datasets on health determinants and nine datasets related to insurance have been added to the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center (WPRDC). The data was collected through a Data...

 

Man arrested in Knoxville after report of shots fired

Police officers from Zone 3 were in the area of Charles Street and Beltzhoover Avenue on the morning of Wednesday, April 19, when they heard multiple shots fired in the area. Officers immediately trav...

 

Brothers arrested for Arlington Heights shooting

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Group Violence Intervention Unit arrested Terrence Brown, 29, of Brighton Heights, and Jerome Brown, 30, of Brookline in connection with a shooting in Arlington on Wednesday, April 19. Terrence Brown’s charges...

 

Four arrested in South Side for assault

At 6:43 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, Zone 3 Officers were called to an assault in the 1100 block of E. Carson Street. Officers arrived and spoke with the 25-year-old victim who told them his gun and...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 18, 2017

Another 'virtual block watch' could be coming to S. Pittsburgh

Warrington Avenue in Allentown may soon have a “virtual block watch” similar to one on Brownsville Road in Carrick. Speaking at the Allentown CDC April meeting, Zone 3 officer Nathan Auvil explained after 14 cameras were installed in a two-block...

 

Summer 17 Dream! Explore! Do! campaign launched

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and representatives of the expanded learning community have introduced the Summer 17 Dream! Explore! Do! youth campaign for summer activities. This is the second year for a collaborati...

 

South Pittsburgh leads city in fatal drug overdoses

The impact of ongoing opiate abuse and drug-related crimes on Carrick and other South Pittsburgh neighborhoods was addressed at this month’s Carrick / Overbrook Crime Watch meeting last Monday in the Concord K5 auditorium. The Zone 3 monthly crime...

 

Boro receives $110K for sewer work

Mount Oliver Borough has been approved for a state grant to replace a sewer line located along Anthony Street. The community will receive $110,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to replace 550 linear feet of...

 

County marriage license and passport office extends hours

Allegheny County’s marriage license and passport office will offer Saturday hours to accommodate requests for more convenience. From April through October, the office will be open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The Saturday hours are in addition to...

 

Project Prom holds annual public gown sale

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) and the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) will hold a public sale of prom gowns and dresses beginning on Wednesday, April 5 at Thriftique in Lawrenceville. Proceeds from the sale will...

 

Reps. Readshaw and Deasy, Sen. Fontana to hold Opiate Town Hall on April 10

State Rep. Harry Readshaw will join state Rep. Dan Deasy and state Senator Wayne Fontana to co-sponsor a heroin and opiate community awareness town hall. The town hall will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 10 at: Mt. Washington Healthy Active Livin...

 

Recovery United providing recovery services in the Hilltop

Long before Carrick and neighboring Hilltop neighborhoods were identified in a 2016 report by the Allegheny County Health Department as a hot spot for opiate overdose deaths, Recovery United...

 

City plans to reestablish the police Mounted Unit

The City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Department is in the early phases of reestablishing a Mounted Unit for the Police Bureau. The unit will be used to patrol Pittsburgh’s entertainment districts and the city’s numerous special events, giving...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 14, 2017

Mayor provides updates on state of the city at Allentown meeting

Mayor William Peduto visited the March Allentown CDC meeting at the Allentown Senior Center last week to provide a few updates about what was happening "Downtown." He began by saying when the latest...

 

Guns and drugs recovered after chase through South Pittsburgh

Zone 2 Detectives were assisting Zone 3 police with an investigation in the Allentown area when they observed two known individuals get into a car on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 21. When the driver...

 

Karina Ricks hired as new director of Mobility and Infrastructure Dept.

Mayor William Peduto has hired transportation expert Karina Ricks as the city’s first director of the new Mobility and Infrastructure Department. The department will lead efforts to provide residents with safe, accessible, sustainable and...

 

Mount senior center has March activities planned

Join in at the Mount Washington Healthy Active Living Center, 122 Virginia Avenue across from the Shop n’ Save in Mount Washington, for March activities. Enjoy line dancing and ESL classes on Mondays, moderate intensity group exercise classes on...

 

Learn to be a tree tender

Register today for the first Tree Tender Course of the year on Saturday, March 11 in South Park. Tree Tenders take a seven-hour course and learn about urban forestry practices; tree biology and health; proper planting, pruning, and maintenance; and...

 

Questions about new townhouses, drive-thru restaurant at S.S. forum

A new city website, accessible on computers and mobile devices, that allows users to view public safety data, building code violations, city facility information, and more on an interactive map, was the sole presentation at the Feb. 14. meeting of...

 

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