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Judge gives one last chance to those with outstanding warrants

District Judge Richard King is providing an opportunity for people with outstanding fines and costs from his office the chance to pay, prior to issuing new warrants. According to Judge King, once he...

 

Needle exchange program draws questions, little opposition from Carrick residents

A new proposal for a needle exchange service in Carrick was met with questions but no contention from residents at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch in the former Birmingham United Church of Christ on Carrick Avenue. Preven...

 

PA Resources hard-to-recycle, household chemical collections

Clean out the basement, the garage and the garden shed. There’s still plenty of time this summer and fall to responsibly dispose of a wide variety of materials – ranging from pesticides and paints to televisions and tires – at upcoming...

 

Everyone's favorite goats are back and eating their way through 'Jurassic Valley'

For 40 days in June and July, a herd of ten goats from the nonprofit Allegheny Goatscape has been and will continue to be in South Side Park to eat invasive species and vines in a previously...

 

One additional chance to get senior vouchers

The Area Agency on Aging is offering additional opportunities for seniors to pick up their Farmers Market Vouchers if they were unable to on June 12. Senior can pick up their vouchers at the Fresh Access tents at the Carrick Bellevue, Northside or...

 

SSCC elects board, hears about lead and Carson construction

The June 25 general meeting of the South Side Community Council featured board re-elections, and presentations on lead service line replacement and the Carson St. infrastructure project. Board President Barbara Rudiak said the by-laws call for 15 boa...

 

Councilman's office urges reporting due to recent storms to city agency

Councilman Anthony Coghill’s office has reported that the City of Pittsburgh would like to report all damage that has occurred due to recent storms to PEMA in hopes that it can come up with a plan of action to infuse money into the district and...

 

Income eligibility guidelines for the WIC Program are increased for 2018

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has announced that income guidelines for the PA Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program have increased. The 2018-2019 income limits for eligibility start with an annual...

 

PWSA exceeds DEP requirement to replace lead service lines

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) reported it has surpassed its Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) requirement to replace 1,341 lead service lines by June 30. As part of this work, PWSA has also replaced more...

 

BigBurgh.com has summer food info

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety has announced that BigBurgh.com is partnering with Citiparks to feature the City of Pittsburgh Summer Food Service Program sites in its listings of free meal locations. Summer meals available...

 

Planning Forum recaps South Side area developments

The June 12 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum began with Chair Hugh Brannan thanking Barbara Rudiak for chairing the forum meetings the past few months. He said he heard she did a very good job. Mr. Brannan reminded everyone of what he...

 

Health Dept. expanding elevated blood lead level home investigations

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced starting this week, in-home lead investigations will be offered to all families with a child or children under 6 years of age that have a confirmed venous blood lead test ≥5 µg/dl (greater...

 

WIC will be distributing checks for Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) has started distributing Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. Each eligible participant will receive $20 worth of FMNP checks for the summer for purchasing Pennsylvania-grown fresh fruits and...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 12, 2018

Surveillance cameras impacting crime along E. Carson in South Side

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala returned to South Side to update the community on the high-definition surveillance cameras his office has placed along E. Carson Street, throughout t...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 12, 2018

Mayor updates on more police, asks for Hilltop area priorities

With summer approaching and better weather here, Mayor William Peduto hoped Allentown residents took note of more police on the streets. “I hope you’ve noticed there are more police in Zone 3,” he told residents at the June meeting of the Allen...

 

ACHD will survey area residents on opioid crisis

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has received a two-year grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation to support the expansion of the department’s outreach in local communities affected by the opioid crisis. A portion of the funds will...

 

Clean air for our children

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, it is time we turn our attention to the safety of our children and the air they are breathing. Currently, Allegheny County is tied at eighth in the country for worst metro air quality year-round,...

 

Two more Hard-To-Recycle events coming during June

The Pennsylvania Resources Council will host two Hard-To-Recycle Collection events to accept e-waste, cell phones, tires and more in June: • Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Bethel Park High School. • Saturday, June 30, from 9 a.m....

 

DHS is collecting new sports equipment for Holiday Project

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is collecting new sports equipment – baseballs, basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, hockey sticks, helmets and pads, rackets, and outdoor games for the Holiday Project, which provides meaningful holiday...

 

DA to provide updates on South Side security cameras

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala, Jr., scheduled an open South Side informational meeting to provide an update on the county’s security camera system installed along East Carson Street. The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. on...

 

South Sider recognized on 2018 'Super Lawyers' list

Pittsburgh law firm Meyer, Unkovic & Scott has announced that Super Lawyers® has named Ron Hicks to the 2018 list of top attorneys in Pennsylvania. Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters...

 

ACHD will treat catch basins to combat mosquito breeding

The Allegheny County Health Department will be treating storm water catch basins in selected areas of Pittsburgh to combat the breeding of mosquitos that can be a nuisance and potentially spread diseases such as West Nile virus. The treatments will...

 

County Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program begins in June

The Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will again be administering the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. This program helps eligible older adults to supplement their diets with locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables...

 

Arrest made in Mount Oliver bank robbery

Mount Oliver Police responded to a robbery at the Northwest Savings Bank on Brownsville Road on May 30, at approximately 3 p.m. The Mount Oliver Police requested the assistance of the Allegheny...

 

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