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 Kids    July 28, 2015 

County is offering free youth dek hockey clinics

The Allegheny County Parks Department will host free dek hockey clinics for boys and girls ages 4-15 at its new dek hockey rinks in North Park and Settlers Cabin Park. The times for the free clinics are: North Park Dek Hockey Clinics from 10 a.m. to...

 
 News    July 28, 2015 

PennDOT, Health Dept. offering mature drivers education courses

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), in conjunction with the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced it will offer traffic safety education courses for mature drivers in Allegheny County. The programming will be offere...

 
 News    July 28, 2015 

Final OpenStreetsPGH, included ceremony

The final installation of OpenStreetsPGH included a new event: celebrating citizenship in a public space with a pop-up naturalization ceremony. Surrounded by family, friends, and open streets enthusiasts in Market Square, nine individuals took the...

 
 News    July 28, 2015 

Book collection results in 4,500 books for DHS Summer program

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Marc Cherna, recently thanked all of those who assisted in collecting picture books and storybooks for children attending the DHS SummerFood Program. Particip...

 
 News    July 21, 2015

City signs MOU with Dept. of Energy on energy infrastructure

Mayor William Peduto has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Energy Technology Laboratory on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy on joint efforts to design 21st Century energy infrastructure for Pittsburgh. Mayor Peduto...

 
 News    July 21, 2015

Interactive map for transit

Port Authority is now providing an interactive map that makes it easier to find transit routes and service locations. The map allows users to view all routes, transit stops, park and ride facilities, locations where riders can purchase ConnectCards...

 
 News    July 21, 2015

Health Department officials urging public to avoid with wild animals

The Allegheny County Health Department urges residents to avoid contact with wild animals, including bats. Animal bites of any type, including pets, strays, or wild animals should be immediately reported to avoid transmission of rabies, which is 100...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 14, 2015

Rudiak calls experts together to learn about heroin epidemic

In mid-April of this year, 10 Pittsburgh residents, including several in South Pittsburgh, overdosed on a single batch of heroin. In an effort to address the root causes of addiction and learn more about the problem as a public health issue Councilwo...

 
 News    July 14, 2015

County minutes books taken to History Center

Allegheny County has formally transferred its minutes books covering the years of 1868-1999 to the Thomas & Katherine Detre Library & Archives at the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center. An ordinance, approved by County Council...

 
 News    July 7, 2015

Phillips identified as 'On-the-Cusp' school

Pittsburgh Phllips K-5 has been identified as one of Allegheny County’s On-the-Cusp Schools by PennCan, a non-profit organization that runs results-oriented advocacy campaigns through research and policy, communications and mobilization and...

 
 News    July 7, 2015

Survey says: 'Aztec Gold' favored color for three Sister Bridges

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced that the “Three Sisters Bridges” – Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street), Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) and Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) – will remain “Aztec...

 
 News    June 30, 2015

Local teens reveal their goals in CLP-Knoxville laptop contest

When Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville announced plans to renovate the library and temporarily close the branch for the $3.2 million update, teen specialist Brandi Cox , a Knoxville resident, wondered what the neighborhood teens would do...

 
 News    June 30, 2015

Goodwill's RISE youth job training program offers two new components

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Reentry through Industry Specific Education (RISE) Project to assist area youth is currently seeking candidates. Now entering its fourth year, the successful job-training program has added two new...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

CLP-Knoxville closing on Saturday for year-long renovations

Residents in Knoxville will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the community, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will begin renovations...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Public invited to weigh in on color for sister bridges across Allegheny

Built in the 1920’s, the “Sister Bridges” – Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street), Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) and Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) – are all scheduled to be rehabilitated over the next few years. As part of that work, each of the...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

South Side Mibster competing at 92nd National Marbles Championship

The 92nd National Marbles Tournament got underway on Monday, June 22, in Wildwood, N.J. Allegheny County is represented by girls champion Sierra Ricci, age 10, of Shaler Twp., boys champion Eli Murphy, age 12, of Squirrel Hill, girls runner-up...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

City expands free summer meal program for kids and teens

The City of Pittsburgh is expanding its free summer breakfast, lunch, and snack program for kids and teens to more than 125 locations across the city. GrubUp will continue year-round, adding out-of-school time meals to all 10 Citiparks sites this...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

County, AHN announce jail medical collaboration

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and the leadership of Allegheny Health Network (AHN) announced an agreement has been reached between the county and AHN to collaborate on the management of medical services at the Allegheny County Jail....

 
 News    June 9, 2015

City pools open today, free pool passes, lessons offered for kids

The City of Pittsburgh will open its 17 outdoor swimming pools today, Tuesday, June 9, and while launching an initiative to encourage children 15 years and younger to learn to swim and enjoy...

 
 News    June 9, 2015

Seniors can get farmers market vouchers at centers on June 16

 Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will again be administering the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. This program benefits eligible older adults by providing a set of four checks for a total of $20 to...

 
 News    June 9, 2015

Vouchers and more at the Market House

The Market House Senior Center will be distributing Farmers Market Vouchers on June 16 from 9-11a.m. and 1-3 p.m., seniors should bring their ID when they come. This is a program for people 60 and over, that meet specific financial requirements and...

 
 Front Page    June 2, 2015

Food Stamp incentive program expanded to city farmers markets

The City of Pittsburgh is joining with Just Harvest to promote a healthy new incentive for food stamps at 14 area farmers markets this summer. For the first time, for every $5 shoppers spend using their food stamps at participating farmers markets,...

 
 News    June 2, 2015

Hilltop seniors earn awards from Older Person's Transit contest

Debbie Braden-Evans of the Allegheny County Human Services Area Agency on Aging presented certificates and awards to "Older Person's Transit" (OPT) poster contest winners at the Allentown/Henry...

 
 News    June 2, 2015

Farmers' market checks distributed on June 16

The Allentown/Henry Kaufmann Senior Center will distribute farmers’ market checks at two locations on Tuesday, June 16. Checks will be distributed at the Allentown/Henry Kaufmann Senior Center, 2201 Salisbury Street, from 9-11 a.m. Checks will be...

 
 News    May 26, 2015

Market House Senior Center will be open Monday evenings

The Market House Senior Center on 12th Street in South Side will be offering evening hours every Monday in June. The center will be open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., with the exception of June 22. The Market House will offer a Latin aerobics class from 6-7...

 

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