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Tax credit program will impact state's 42nd Senatorial District

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) recently announced the awarding of $17.9 million in tax credits through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP), including more than $2.7 million in communities within the 42n...

 

Health Dept. to offer free lead testing for children

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is offering free blood lead level testing for uninsured and underinsured children in Allegheny County. Testing will be done at ACHD’s Immunization Clinic on Tuesday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and on Thursday...

 

Heating assistance is now available through LIHEAP

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) is accepting applications for this season’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The program helps low income families pay their heating bills. Apply and check the status of an...

 

Readshaw announces NAP investment in area

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, said he is excited to announce four community investment projects located within his district will receive financial assistance following Gov. Tom Wolf’s approval of $17.9 million in funding through the...

 

Chamber hosts happy hour at South Side Dollar Bank

The South Side Chamber of Commerce will hold its first 2018 Happy Hour on Thursday, Jan. 11, from 5-7 p.m. Dollar Bank will host the event at its South Side Branch, 1712 East Carson Street, with Community Options, Inc. of Pittsburgh. Located on...

 

Lead Safe Homes Program offers services to homeowners, renters

The Lead Safe Homes Program offered by Allegheny County Economic Development (ACED) continues to provide residents with vital financial support for lead testing, hazard remediation, and one-on-one education. A recently released Allegheny County Lead...

 

Universal blood level testing now in effect

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reminding parents and providers that a regulation requiring all children in the county, unless otherwise exempted, to have their blood lead levels tested went into effect on January 1, 2018. Under the...

 

County offices, facilities on Holiday Schedule

Allegheny County offices will have revised schedules due to the holiday observances. On Tuesday, Dec. 26, the Court of Common Pleas, the District Attorney’s office, and the Department of Court Records will be closed in observance of Christmas Day,...

 

County Lead Task Force releases recommendations and final report

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and members of the Lead Task Force appointed last May have released recommendations of the task force and its final report to the public. The 58-page document includes 24 recommendations in seven categories based on t...

 

Allegheny County will recycle your Christmas Tree at nine regional parks

Allegheny County is offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. County residents can drop off their Christmas trees Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at all nine regional parks during regular hours of operation (dawn to dusk). All...

 

AG settles over Do-Not-Call violations

Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced a $50,000 settlement with Sperian Energy Corp, a retail energy supplier that violated Pennsylvania’s Do-Not-Call Law and called Pennsylvanians on the list who do not want to receive these kinds of calls....

 

Center for Victims expanding services at new So. Side facility

In July, 2016, “Hilda” sought refuge from an abusive husband in an emergency shelter operated by Centers for Victims (CV), a nonprofit provider of services, advocacy, and education for victims of all crime. After one month in the shelter, Hilda...

 

Health Dept. identifies rabid cat found last week in Mount Oliver

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has confirmed that a dead cat brought to one of its facilities last week has tested positive for rabies. The cat was found on Monday, Dec. 11, on Otillia Street, in the vicinity between Walde Street and M...

 

Senate hearing focuses on mandated drug addiction treatment

At the request of state Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing last week on legislation that would enable families to seek court-ordered addiction treatment for their loved ones. “As this...

 

Health Dept. confirms rabies found in Mt. Oliver cat

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has confirmed that a dead cat brought to one of its facilities has tested positive for rabies. The cat was found on Monday, Dec. 11, on Otillia Street, in the vicinity between Walde Street and McManus...

 

Open house, plans display for Ar mstrong Tunnel Work

Allegheny County will conduct an Open House and Plans Display for the proposed Armstrong Tunnel Safety Improvement project on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 6-7 p.m. at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Room 206, 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. The pu...

 

St. Basil's school building will be demolished for possible development

The St. Basil's School building in Carrick is now facing demolition as early as December after city officials announced new plans for the property at last week's Carrick Community Council (CCC)...

 

Drop off donations for DHS Holiday Project at various locations

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Holiday Project is collecting new, unwrapped gifts for children and youth who receive services through the Department of Human Services Office of Children, Youth and Families. “The DHS Holiday Project benefits...

 

Fund my Future program helps provide incentives to increase savings accounts

On October 27, state, county, and city representatives gathered at the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania to announce the countywide expansion of Fund My Future. The program incentivizes saving by giving participants the chance to win prizes as...

 

Health Dept. office awards microgrants aimed at violence prevention

The Health Department’s (ACHD) Office of Violence Prevention recently awarded five microgrants to organizations to integrate violence prevention into their youth development work. The five organizations receiving a microgrant are Infinite Lifestyle...

 

Fund My Future program will help families save for college and beyond

Fund My Future, a program from Propel Schools that has helped hundreds of local families save for college and beyond, is now available throughout Allegheny County for all children from birth to age 18. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh...

 

Glass Run Road reopens after bridge replacement

The Glass Run Road (Route 3098) bridge, which spans Glass Run Road that’s been under construction as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, is complete and open to traffic. Replacement of the...

 

Nurses to hold services for veterans in South Park

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hold its 25th Veterans’ Day Memorial Service at the South Park nursing war memorials on Corrigan Drive at noon on Saturday, Nov. 11. All nurses who served in the military will be...

 

South Shore Riverfront Park renovations reveiled

Robert Rubinstein, executive director of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), was joined by County Executive Rich Fitzgerald along with government, development and community...

 

Readshaw's Raiders ride again, raising Civil War memorial funds

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, served as host of his 17th Annual "Ride to Gettysburg" on Sept. 23, with 473 riders participating in the motorcycle ride from the state Capitol in Harrisburg...

 

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