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 Front Page    February 21, 2017 

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...

 
 News    February 14, 2017

County, partners launch home ownership program for low, limited income families

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald was joined by Frank Aggazio, executive director of the Allegheny County Housing Authority, Dr. Howard B. Slaughter, Jr., president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh, and Patricia Darnley,...

 
 Health    February 7, 2017

Free education series for family caregivers offered

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering a free six-week education series, Powerful Tools for Caregivers. This series is for nonprofessional caregivers and is designed to educate caregivers on how to...

 
 Kids    February 7, 2017

Health Dept. holds annual environmental post contest

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has started of its annual environmental poster contest for all students in Allegheny County who are currently in grades 6 thru 8. This will be the Health Department’s 18th year holding the contest....

 
 Government    January 31, 2017

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT "THE MT. OLIVER PLAN"

The Borough Council of the Borough of Mt. Oliver, Allegheny County, will hold a public hearing and consider the adoption of the “Mt. Oliver Plan” the Borough’s comprehensive plan pursuant to the Municipalities Planning Code on Monday, February...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    January 24, 2017

Project Lifesaver could help responders locate missing people

A new program to help emergency responders quickly locate missing people suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia, autism, or brain injuries was presented at January’s Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch meeting in the Concord K5 auditorium. Project...

 
 News    January 24, 2017

Fontana Tours SCI-Pittsburgh and meets with prison officials on possible closing

State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) last week toured SCI-Pittsburgh and met with prison workers and officials on the facility’s possible closing. The 24-acre SCI-Pittsburgh facility on the city’s North Side is one of five prisons across...

 
 Public Safety    January 24, 2017

Stolen firearm located during arrest in Bon Air

Zone 3 police officers on patrol in Bon Air at 9:44 p.m. on January 18 observed the driver and passenger crouch low in a vehicle parked near Bon Air Avenue and Camfield Street as the patrol car...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    January 17, 2017

Councilman disappointed in Villas decision

The Mission Street Bridge, South Side Park, and South Side Smooth Streets were among the topics at the Jan. 10 meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) held at the Brashear Center in the South Side Flats. City Councilman Bruc...

 
 Meetings    January 17, 2017

Mt. Washington next up to learn about lead in District 2 water

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will hold another community meeting to present information on lead in drinking water on January 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Mt. Washington Senior Center, 122 Virginia Ave. PWSA leadership, in conjunction...

 
 Public Safety    January 17, 2017

Police arrest Allentown man

Zone 1 Detectives were patrolling the Troy Hill/Spring Garden area on January 11, when they observed a warrant suspect, Jaejuan Penn, 20, of Allentown, on Goettman Street. Detectives pulled alongside...

 
 Health    January 17, 2017

ACHD clinic moves to Downtown

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is moving its Immunization Clinic from its current location on Forbes Avenue in Oakland to the fourth floor of the Hartley-Rose building in downtown Pittsburgh at 425 First Avenue. The new location is...

 
 Front Page    January 3, 2017

PWSA meetings will discuss lead in city drinking water

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will hold community meetings to present information on lead in drinking water. PWSA leadership, in conjunction with the Allegheny County Health Department and the United Way, will give presentations on...

 
 Real Estate    January 3, 2017

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward RE 360 SS Partn. 2 L.P. to John Papp at 919 Eleanor St. for $184,123. 17th Ward Megan Shea to Edgar Morano at 120 S 16th St. for $204,000. Thomas Jackson to Michael Mingrone at 129 S 16th St. for $575,000. Shirley Farkas to H Investments LL...

 
 Public Safety    January 3, 2017

Two guns recovered in arrests on January 1 on the South Side Flats

On January 1 Zone 3 Officers were sent to the area of 1820 E. Carson Street for a report of shots fired at approximately 8 p.m. Officers were advised a bearded black man, approximately 6’ tall and wearing black pants and a black sweatshirt, was...

 
 Front Page    December 27, 2016

County, city working on a holiday schedule

Allegheny County offices will have revised schedules due to the holiday observances. On Friday, Dec. 30, the Court of Common Pleas, the District Attorney’s office, and the Department of Court Records will be closed in observance of New Year’s Eve...

 
 News    December 27, 2016

Recycle Christmas Trees in county parks

Allegheny County is once again offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents of the county can drop off their Christmas trees through Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 at all nine regional parks during regular hours of...

 
 News    December 27, 2016

Application process for medical marijuana organizations set to open in early 2017

New details regarding the availability of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania were released by the Wolf administration last week marking the first major step in the legalization process since the landmark legislation (Act 16) was signed into law,...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    December 20, 2016

Parking concerns expressed to police at Arlington Civic meeting

The quarterly meeting of the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) had a public safety focus with Zone 3 Commander Karen Dixon, motorcycle officer Dale Ruble and officer Christine Luffey. In addition, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and State...

 
 News    December 20, 2016

City and PWSA release draft of city-wide Green First Plan for public comment

The City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) have released a comprehensive draft City-Wide Green First Plan for public comment. The plan outlines how Pittsburgh intends to use innovative, cost-effective, and green...

 
 News    December 20, 2016

PWSA holding meetings to discuss lead in drinking water

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will hold community meetings to present information on lead in drinking water. PWSA leadership, in conjunction with the Allegheny County Health Department and the United Way, will give presentations on...

 
 Public Safety    December 20, 2016

Knoxville man arrested after firing shots

On Monday morning, December 12, Zone 2 Officers were in the 2500 block of Chauncey Drive when they heard several gunshots nearby. Police learned a red Chevrolet Aveo occupied by a male, later identifi...

 
 News    December 13, 2016

Health Department recruiting for violence prevention program

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is asking the public join them in the fight against gun violence. After receiving a grant from Heinz Endowments earlier this year, the department has launched its Office of Violence Prevention. As part...

 
 News    December 13, 2016

PWSA holding meetings to discuss lead in drinking water

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will hold community meetings to present information on lead in drinking water. PWSA leadership, in conjunction with the Allegheny County Health Department and the United Way, will give presentations on...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    December 6, 2016

A year later, Amanda McKnight still wonders why

By Margaret L. Smykla, Contributing Writer At 8:30 pm on Nov. 1, 2015, David McIntyre, 11, and his brother, Christopher Mikula-Conrad, called CJ, 16, were playing video baseball when a man suddenly...

 

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