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 News    July 29, 2014 

HDPC holds hearing on jobs, workforce development

Members of the House Democratic Policy Committee heard from school administrators, business executives and higher education advocates at a public hearing on July 23 focusing on jobs and economic development, said state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

Public comment sought on changes to emissions

The Allegheny County Board of Health is accepting public comments until August 27 on proposed changes to county air quality regulations for emissions inventory reporting and will hold a hearing on the revisions on Friday, Aug. 22, at 10:00 a.m., at t...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

Mayor applauds cleaner, safer concert atmosphere

Changes implemented by the city, North Shore stakeholders and country music fans led to a cleaner and safer atmosphere Saturday outside PNC Park. City Public Works and Public Safety officials reported much improved activity surrounding the Jason...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

Sprint custumers can now text to 911 in Allegheny County

Sprint customers in Allegheny County can now send a short message service (SMS) text message to 911 for emergency help when unable to make a 911 voice call. Text to 911 will allow access for the hearing/speech impaired and a safe means of contact to...

 
 Public Safety    July 22, 2014

Police issue warrant for SS bank robbery suspect

Pittsburgh Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Jeffrey Schrott who is wanted for the Sunday, July 13 robbery at Citizens Bank in the Wharton Square Giant Eagle on South Side. Mr. Schrott,...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    July 15, 2014

Limited police means prioritizing where officers are sent

If Carrick-Overbrook residents create a list of what they think are the three most crime-ridden addresses, Mayor Bill Peduto said that could help him direct a limited police force to prioritize the...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Sen. Fontana introduces ride-sharing legislation in state Senate

Legislation that would provide a remedy to the Public Utility Commission’s (PUC) ruling that bars Uber and Lyft from offering ride-sharing transportation alternatives in Allegheny County has been introduced in the state Senate by Sen. Wayne...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

First Open Streets Pittsburgh event will be Sunday on Market Street

Open Streets Pittsburgh will hold its first free event downtown on Sunday, July 20, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to noon Market Street to the Clemente Bridge will be open for everyone to enjoy with activities including yoga, Zumba, dance classes, a...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

City starts protected bike lane project

Mayor William Peduto has announced the first phases of the city’s new protected bike lane program, to be built in Schenley Park, Greenfield and Downtown. More lanes will follow around the city in partnership with People for Bikes and the Green...

 
 Public Safety    July 8, 2014

Robbery suspect arrested after jumping from bridge

A robbery suspect jumped off the 10th Street Bridge early Sunday morning to elude police but his attempts were thwarted after a nearly two-hour search. At approximately 12:12 a.m. Sunday, Zone 3 Officers responded to the area of E. Carson and 14th...

 
 Front Page    July 1, 2014

Slopes Association receives $100K to evaluate and repair public steps

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) has been awarded $100,000 from Allegheny County’s Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund for the rehabilitation of public steps in the neighborhood. The grant will allow the SSSNA to...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

City wins grant at conference

At the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting in Dallas, the city of Pittsburgh won a $75,000 grant to support low and moderate income housing, and accolades for its work on climate protection. On Sunday, June 22, Pittsburgh joined three other...

 
 News    July 1, 2014

T-Mobile customers can now text to the county 911 system

T-Mobile customers in Allegheny County can now send a short message service (SMS) text message to 911 for emergency help when unable to make a 911 voice call. The service is available to any T-Mobile customer within range of an Allegheny County cell...

 
 News    June 17, 2014

Inaugural Get Outside and Learn Day at North Park on Saturday, June 21

The inaugural Get Outside and Learn Day – or GOAL Day – will take place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the North Park Boathouse. The event is free and open to adults and children of all skills and abilities. “Get Outside...

 
 News    June 17, 2014

Stove collection successful

The Allegheny County Health Department accepted 62 old woodstoves at a collection event in North Park last month as part of its “bounty” program for old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission...

 
 News    June 10, 2014

Farmers market checks for seniors available next week

Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will again be administering the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. This program assists eligible older adults in purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables by providing a set...

 
 Public Safety    June 3, 2014

Carrick store owner arrested for selling synthetic marijuana

After a three-year investigation involving State Police, Zone 3 Officers arrested a Carrick store owner on Thursday, June 29, in connection with a synthetic marijuana operation. A search warrant served at approximately 10:22 a.m. on Zach’s Market...

 
 Health    June 3, 2014

WIC families to get produce checks

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering free produce through the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program again this summer as part of its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program. Women who are pregnant,...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Master Gardeners program: 'Bee Wise...Plant Natives'

Allegheny County and the Penn State Master Gardeners will present “Bee Wise…Plant Natives,” a free program that teaches the value of bees as pollinators, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, in the Allegheny County Courtyard at 436...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

County launches side yard program

The Allegheny County Department of Economic Development has launched its 2014 Side Yard and Blighted Structure Program through its Vacant Property Recovery Program. The program provides an opportunity for individuals, businesses, non-profits or...

 
 Health    May 20, 2014

Comment on Health Dept. restaurant grading plan

The Allegheny County Board of Health is seeking public comments on a proposed restaurant grading plan and revisions to the Health Department’s food safety regulations. The comment period runs for 30 days, ending June 12. The restaurant grading...

 
 News    May 20, 2014

Health Department offers free home inspections to eligible owners/renters

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering eligible homeowners and renters free inspections that identify health and safety hazards and offer recommendations on how to make their homes healthier. The Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Program,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 13, 2014

Harry Readshaw

State Representative Harry A. Readshaw has been representing South Pittsburgh area residents in the state legislature since taking office in 1995. A lifelong resident of Allegheny County, Mr....

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    May 13, 2014

City grilled on Carrick landlord

An apartment building with sewage and water problems so severe residents had to be abruptly evacuated by the Allegheny County Health Department was the main topic at Carrick Community Block Watch’s May 5 meeting.  The audience grilled...

 
 Public Safety    May 6, 2014

Beltzhoover man arrested in connection with robberies

After a brief foot pursuit on Friday, May 2, Pittsburgh police arrested a man believed to be connected with three West End robberies. Shortly after midnight, Zone 3 Officers were called to a CoGo’s convenience store at the intersection of Virginia...

 

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