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 Entertainment    September 23, 2014 

Adults only 'Starry' night at Carnegie Science Ctr.

Carnegie Science Center is inviting adults to leave the kids at home for 21+ Starry Nights, a special evening of astronomy-themed events on Friday, Sept. 26, from 6–10 p.m. Throughout the evening, guests can scale a 21-foot “zero” gravity...

 
 Health    September 16, 2014

Health Department influenza now clinic open in Oakland

The Allegheny County Health Department has opened its influenza vaccination clinic at 3441 Forbes Avenue, Oakland. The clinic will offer influenza vaccine, while supplies last, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and...

 
 News    September 16, 2014

Molchany announces $3.4 M in grants for local projects

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, announced the state has committed more than $3.4 million in funding for two local projects. “These funds will help create jobs, strengthen our communities and stimulate the growth of our regional economy,”...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Market House planning dinner dance, Health Fair along with regular activities

The Market House Senior Center has a fun filled September Calendar full of trips, classes, parties and other activities to celebrate Senior Center Month. The center is planning a Fall Dinner Dance September 30 from 4-8 p.m. with dinner, dancing and...

 
 Health    September 9, 2014

Mayor reminds parents of free health care enrollment resource for children

Mayor William Peduto’s Healthy Together enrollment campaign, made possible through a $200,000 grant from the National League of Cities (NLC), partnered last week with the United Way of Allegheny County and Ready Freddy to reach families at...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Temporary and permanent bike lanes now on bridges in Downtown, South Side

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has announced the county has developed short and long term bike lanes on several bridges within the City of Pittsburgh, including the Andy Warhol Bridge (Seventh Street), the Roberto Clemente Bridge (Sixth...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Health Dept. to pay bounty on old woodstoves, wood-fired boilers

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering County residents cash incentives to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards. The collection event will be held on Saturday,...

 
 News    September 2, 2014

Goodwill recruiting for RISE training project

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is seeking candidates the RISE job-training and employment-assistance program designed to assist youth whom are residents of certain local communities. The program is entering its third year. Eligible candidates...

 
 News    August 26, 2014

City, county officials announce final transition of joint 9-1-1

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced that the final transition for the full merger of the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s 9-1-1 will begin this week, with full consolidation of...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 19, 2014

Program works to remedy code enforcement problems

Realizing one aspect of a stable neighborhood is well maintained homes and properties, the Hilltop Alliance began a code enforce-ment taskforce to identify problems in the neighborhoods and help...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

State legislative committee discusses Allegheny County Crime Lab funding

A joint hearing of the state Senate and House Democratic Policy committees explored ways to restore $2.9 million in state reimbursements for law enforcement services for Allegheny County’s Forensic Science Crime Laboratory. The rare joint hearing...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

County pools operating on end of the season schedule

The county has release the end of season schedule for the Allegheny County Parks Department pools in Boyce Park, North Park, Settlers Cabin Park and South Park. Starting this week, county pools will be closed Monday through Friday and open Saturdays...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Rudiak calls for investigation of sale price of Cork Factory Lofts

Pittsburgh City Councilmember Natalia Rudiak has asked Mayor William Peduto to investigate the recent undisclosed sale price of the Cork Factory Lofts in the Strip District.  Rather than a traditional deed transfer, some buyers avoid paying...

 
 Public Safety    August 12, 2014

Zone 3 police make arrest in Knoxville street robbery

Zone 3 police officers made an arrest in a street robbery that occurred near the intersection of Suncrest Street and Brownsville Road in Knoxville at approximately 7:08 p.m. over the weekend on Saturday, Aug. 9. The victim, a 21-year-old black woman...

 
 Health    August 12, 2014

WIC families urged to redeem checks

As National Farmers Market Week is celebrated August 3 – 9, the Allegheny County Health Department is reminding WIC families checks for the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program are still available, while supplies last, and must be used bef...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Health Dept. setting raccoon rabies vaccine bait this week

The Allegheny County Health Department will conduct its annual raccoon rabies vaccine baiting program through August 15. The program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and part of a multi-state effort to eradicate raccoon rabies, is in...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Moody's upgrades Pittsburgh bond rating

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the outlook on Pittsburgh’s bond rating last week, following their first meeting with Mayor William Peduto and other administration officials. Moody’s moved the city’s rating up from A1 (Stable Outlook) to A...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Garden in the Parks Field Day scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 16

Penn State Master Gardeners of Allegheny County are hosting an open house at their demonstration gardens at North Park and South Park on Saturday, August 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Garden in the Parks Field Day is a great opportunity to meet other...

 
 Health    August 5, 2014

WIC increases limits

The Allegheny County Health Department has announced income limits for its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program increased on July 1. The income limits, based on family size, went up by 1.2 percent to 1.5 percent....

 
 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...

 

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