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 Front Page    November 18, 2014

Brownsville Road corridor receiving $2.1M for community revitalization

Economic Development South (EDS) has announced $2.1 million in secured funding for investment in the Mount Oliver, Knoxville and Carrick communities. This funding was secured via the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) tax credit prog...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

Fontana elected to serve as Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman

 State Senate Democrats unanimously elected state Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) to serve as Democratic Caucus chairman for the coming two-year legislative session. The caucus chairman sets the daily caucus agenda and leads the discussion...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    November 11, 2014

Carrick area residents updated on police activity in the neighborhood

Zone 3 crime prevention officer Christine Luffey opened the Carrick Overbrook Block Watch November meeting with updates on recent crime activity in the neighborhoods. She began by talking about the homicide of refuse worker Omar Hodges on Birmingham...

 
 News    November 11, 2014

LifeSpan cookie drive

LifeSpan – Resources and Services for Seniors is asking the community to help brighten the holiday season for seniors throughout southwestern Allegheny County. Remember the wonderful smell of Grandma’s cookies baking in the oven and just waiting...

 
 News    November 11, 2014

Severe Weather Emergency Shelter in effect when temperatures dip

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Community Services and Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s Operation Safety Net® will again operate the Severe Weather Emergency Shelter (SWES) this winter for the safety of people...

 
 Government    November 11, 2014

Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 13, at 10:00 a.m. in Magisterial District Judge Eugene Ricciardi’s Courtroom: • Frederick Eugene and Mary Lois Cameron, 2300 Spring Street, 16th Ward, Code 302.4. • Patricia...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

City, county calling for volunteer for Snow Angels program

Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh are putting out a county-wide call for volunteers to help elderly and disabled residents stay safe this winter through the Allegheny Snow Angels program. Sn...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

Minimize smoke from wood-burning appliances

The Allegheny County Health Department is cautioning county residents who use wood- burning appliances, such as fire pits, chimineas, fireplaces and wood stoves, to minimize wood smoke emissions to help protect air quality and public health. “With...

 
 Health    October 21, 2014

Health Department, officials discuss county's preparedness for Ebola

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen A. Hacker joined Chief Alvin Henderson of Allegheny County Emergency Services and Jim Gill, acting executive director of the Allegheny County Airport Authority to talk about the county’s...

 
 News    October 21, 2014

Deadline for absentee ballots is October 28

Residents who need an absentee ballot for the upcoming November 4 general election must apply before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Absentee ballots are available to registered voters who will be absent from their municipality on November 4 or those...

 
 Health    October 21, 2014

Health Department will hold a District 12 community meeting

The Allegheny County Health Department will a community health meeting Wednesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Brashear High School, 590 Crane Avenue, Beechview, for Allegheny County Council District 12 which includes: Banksville, Beechview,...

 
 News    October 21, 2014

County collects 149 old woodstoves to improve air

The Allegheny County Health Department accepted 29 old woodstoves at a collection event in Boyce Park last month, bringing the total collected to 149 since launching a “bounty” program last year for old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    October 14, 2014

Judge explains why he can't send code violator to jail

The Berg Place apartment building owner charged with dozens of code violations at the now vacant property--including a raw sewage pit outside -- can’t be sent to jail, Magisterial District Judge Richard King says. Mr. King says it’s a...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Annual Fall Redd Up coming up this weekend

Guaranteed. There will be less litter on streets, sidewalks, overgrown lots, trails and grassy places after Saturday, Oct. 18 in at least 150 signed up Pittsburgh neighborhoods and Allegheny County communities. “Upwards of 10,000 volunteers are...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Readshaw's Raiders Ride to Gettysburgh

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, hosted his 14th annual “Ride to Gettysburg” on Sept. 27, with more than 300 participating in the motorcycle ride from the fountain on Commonwealth Avenue in Harrisburg to Gettysburg. Mr. Readshaw and his...

 
 News    October 7, 2014

Dollar Energy Fund now accepting applications

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) is now accepting Dollar Energy Fund applications Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Human Services Building, One Smithfield Street, downtown. The Dollar Energy Fund is a...

 
 Entertainment    September 23, 2014

Adults only 'Starry' night at Carnegie Science Ctr.

Carnegie Science Center is inviting adults to leave the kids at home for 21+ Starry Nights, a special evening of astronomy-themed events on Friday, Sept. 26, from 6–10 p.m. Throughout the evening, guests can scale a 21-foot “zero” gravity...

 
 Health    September 16, 2014

Health Department influenza now clinic open in Oakland

The Allegheny County Health Department has opened its influenza vaccination clinic at 3441 Forbes Avenue, Oakland. The clinic will offer influenza vaccine, while supplies last, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and...

 
 News    September 16, 2014

Molchany announces $3.4 M in grants for local projects

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, announced the state has committed more than $3.4 million in funding for two local projects. “These funds will help create jobs, strengthen our communities and stimulate the growth of our regional economy,”...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Market House planning dinner dance, Health Fair along with regular activities

The Market House Senior Center has a fun filled September Calendar full of trips, classes, parties and other activities to celebrate Senior Center Month. The center is planning a Fall Dinner Dance September 30 from 4-8 p.m. with dinner, dancing and...

 
 Health    September 9, 2014

Mayor reminds parents of free health care enrollment resource for children

Mayor William Peduto’s Healthy Together enrollment campaign, made possible through a $200,000 grant from the National League of Cities (NLC), partnered last week with the United Way of Allegheny County and Ready Freddy to reach families at...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Temporary and permanent bike lanes now on bridges in Downtown, South Side

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has announced the county has developed short and long term bike lanes on several bridges within the City of Pittsburgh, including the Andy Warhol Bridge (Seventh Street), the Roberto Clemente Bridge (Sixth...

 
 News    September 9, 2014

Health Dept. to pay bounty on old woodstoves, wood-fired boilers

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering County residents cash incentives to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards. The collection event will be held on Saturday,...

 
 News    September 2, 2014

Goodwill recruiting for RISE training project

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is seeking candidates the RISE job-training and employment-assistance program designed to assist youth whom are residents of certain local communities. The program is entering its third year. Eligible candidates...

 
 News    August 26, 2014

City, county officials announce final transition of joint 9-1-1

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced that the final transition for the full merger of the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s 9-1-1 will begin this week, with full consolidation of...

 

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