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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 18, 2017 

Another 'virtual block watch' could be coming to S. Pittsburgh

Warrington Avenue in Allentown may soon have a “virtual block watch” similar to one on Brownsville Road in Carrick. Speaking at the Allentown CDC April meeting, Zone 3 officer Nathan Auvil explained after 14 cameras were installed in a two-block...

 
 News    April 18, 2017 

Summer 17 Dream! Explore! Do! campaign launched

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and representatives of the expanded learning community have introduced the Summer 17 Dream! Explore! Do! youth campaign for summer activities. This is the second year for a collaborati...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    April 11, 2017

South Pittsburgh leads city in fatal drug overdoses

The impact of ongoing opiate abuse and drug-related crimes on Carrick and other South Pittsburgh neighborhoods was addressed at this month’s Carrick / Overbrook Crime Watch meeting last Monday in the Concord K5 auditorium. The Zone 3 monthly crime...

 
 News    April 4, 2017

Boro receives $110K for sewer work

Mount Oliver Borough has been approved for a state grant to replace a sewer line located along Anthony Street. The community will receive $110,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to replace 550 linear feet of...

 
 News    April 4, 2017

County marriage license and passport office extends hours

Allegheny County’s marriage license and passport office will offer Saturday hours to accommodate requests for more convenience. From April through October, the office will be open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The Saturday hours are in addition to...

 
 News    April 4, 2017

Project Prom holds annual public gown sale

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) and the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) will hold a public sale of prom gowns and dresses beginning on Wednesday, April 5 at Thriftique in Lawrenceville. Proceeds from the sale will...

 
 News    April 4, 2017

Reps. Readshaw and Deasy, Sen. Fontana to hold Opiate Town Hall on April 10

State Rep. Harry Readshaw will join state Rep. Dan Deasy and state Senator Wayne Fontana to co-sponsor a heroin and opiate community awareness town hall. The town hall will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 10 at: Mt. Washington Healthy Active Livin...

 
 Front Page    March 28, 2017

Recovery United providing recovery services in the Hilltop

Long before Carrick and neighboring Hilltop neighborhoods were identified in a 2016 report by the Allegheny County Health Department as a hot spot for opiate overdose deaths, Recovery United...

 
 Public Safety    March 21, 2017

City plans to reestablish the police Mounted Unit

The City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Department is in the early phases of reestablishing a Mounted Unit for the Police Bureau. The unit will be used to patrol Pittsburgh’s entertainment districts and the city’s numerous special events, giving...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    March 14, 2017

Mayor provides updates on state of the city at Allentown meeting

Mayor William Peduto visited the March Allentown CDC meeting at the Allentown Senior Center last week to provide a few updates about what was happening "Downtown." He began by saying when the latest...

 
 Public Safety    February 28, 2017

Guns and drugs recovered after chase through South Pittsburgh

Zone 2 Detectives were assisting Zone 3 police with an investigation in the Allentown area when they observed two known individuals get into a car on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 21. When the driver...

 
 News    February 28, 2017

Karina Ricks hired as new director of Mobility and Infrastructure Dept.

Mayor William Peduto has hired transportation expert Karina Ricks as the city’s first director of the new Mobility and Infrastructure Department. The department will lead efforts to provide residents with safe, accessible, sustainable and...

 
 News    February 28, 2017

Mount senior center has March activities planned

Join in at the Mount Washington Healthy Active Living Center, 122 Virginia Avenue across from the Shop n’ Save in Mount Washington, for March activities. Enjoy line dancing and ESL classes on Mondays, moderate intensity group exercise classes on...

 
 News    February 28, 2017

Learn to be a tree tender

Register today for the first Tree Tender Course of the year on Saturday, March 11 in South Park. Tree Tenders take a seven-hour course and learn about urban forestry practices; tree biology and health; proper planting, pruning, and maintenance; and...

 
 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...

 

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