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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...

 
 News    June 19, 2018 

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...

 

Tenth Street Bridge to close outbound May 24

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works has announced the Tenth Street Bridge (Philip Murray Bridge) will close to outbound traffic at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 24. Traffic will be detoured using Forbes Avenue, the Birmingham Bridge, and East...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 22, 2018

PWSA preparing to expand its lead line replacement on Mount

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation kicked off its May public forum will a presentation from Daniel Duffy and Rachael Rampa concerning the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority's (PW...

 

Outbound overnight closures of Liberty Tunnels this week

Overnight outbound closures of the Liberty Tunnel (Route 3069) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur through Friday night, May 18 weather permitting. The outbound (southbound) Liberty Tunnel will close to traffic from 8 p.m. to 5 a....

 

Slopes updated on city steps plan, East Carson Street safety projects

Presentations on the city steps plan and on the East Carson Street safety improvement project headlined the May meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). Angie Martinez, of the city’s new Dept. of Mobility and Infrastructur...

 
 Kids    May 1, 2018

Time running out to apply for Cops and Kids camp

Every summer for more than a decade, The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police hosts children ages 8 to 12 at the annual Cops and Kids Summer Camp -- and time is running out to sign up. The week-long camps, which are held at Allegheny County Community College...

 
 News    May 1, 2018

Absentee ballot application deadline near

Pennsylvania voters who will be absent from their municipality on May 15, or those who cannot reach the polls due to an illness or physical disability, must apply for an absentee ballot by next week. Specifically, applications for an absentee ballot...

 
 News    May 1, 2018

Mobile Toolbox available for neighborhood outdoor projects

“You bring the team, we bring the tools,” that’s the slogan for GTECH and Neighborhood Allies’ latest free resource, the PGH Mobile Toolbox. This is a n enclosed trailer, packed full of all the landscaping and gardening tools that...

 

PA Resources Council hosting three drug take-back collections

In conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) 15th National Drug Take-Back Day, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) and its partners will provide several local venues to safely dispose of unwanted medication on Saturday,...

 

April volunteer events will help urban farm and South Side Park

April will feature several events to improve outdoor spaces in South Pittsburgh. South Side Park events include: • April 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Good Deeds Day Volunteer Event with Jewish Federation of...

 

UPMC to end surgeries at outpatient center this summer

Last week UPMC, citing $10 million in needed repairs, announced plans to discontinue performing outpatient surgeries at UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center this summer. Surgeries will be moved to...

 

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