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 Opinion    November 22, 2016

Expungement Day was a start, more work to do

As you may know, many of our residents here in the City of Pittsburgh took advantage of “Expungement Day” on Monday, Nov. 14. This was possible because of Act 5 of 2016, legislation I was proud to support earlier this year. The newly effective...

 
 News    November 22, 2016

Port Authority makes small change to the 51-Carrick route

The Port Authority has made a change to the 51-Carrick bus route. The 51-Carrick weekday outbound trips arriving Downtown at 6:20 p.m. and 6:40 p.m. will be converted from Brentwood Loop trips to Walmart trips. The round trip arriving/leaving...

 
 Meetings    November 22, 2016

Lead in city water meetings

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will hold community meetings to present information on lead in drinking water. PWSA leadership, in conjunction with the Allegheny County Health Department and the United Way, will give presentations on...

 
 News    November 22, 2016

Wheatley delivers keynote address to National Black Caucus of local elected officials

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, delivered the keynote address to the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials during the National League of Cities 2016 City Summit at the Westin Convention Center. Rep. Wheatley spoke to more than 100...

 
 Public Safety    November 15, 2016

Suspect caught in South Side home

Zone 3 officers were sent to S. 11th Street in south Side for a burglary in progress shortly after 11 p.m. on November 9. According to police, the homeowners were watching television when they heard a loud bang come from the rear bedroom. One of the...

 
 Public Safety    November 8, 2016

Suspect caught in Knoxville

Zone 3 Officers were sent to the 100 block of Redlyn Street in Knoxville for a burglary in progress on November 1 at approximately 11:22 p.m. According to police, neighbors heard noises in a garage...

 
 Front Page    November 1, 2016

Hilltop Alliance honored with service award at Bravo! Brashear luncheon

The 99th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon of the Brashear Association was held October 27 at the LaMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. The luncheon featured the awarding of the Charles and...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    November 1, 2016

Jon Istik will be inducted into the City League All-Sports Hall of Fame

Besides playing on South High School’s first undefeated football team in 1973, Jon Istik left his own indelible impression. “He was kind of a Mike Dutka-style tough guy, who had the respect of his teammates, and played the game the way it was...

 
 News    November 1, 2016

Absentee ballot deadline here, Knoxville polling places change

The Allegheny County Elections Division announced that voters in affected voting districts have been notified by mail, but there are two South Pittsburgh area polling place locations that have changed since the April primary. In South Pittsburgh new...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 25, 2016

Tech focus of city-wide safety meeting

Technology was the focus of the Oct. 19 city-wide public safety council meeting, held at the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers building in South Side. After welcomes from the presidents of the Zones 1, 3, and 6 public safety councils, opening remarks...

 
 Opinion    October 25, 2016

Disappointed in library choice

I was distressed to read of the decision to rebuild the Carrick branch of the Carnegie library in its existing location (Carrick Library will be all new from the bottom up, October 10, 2016). After talking with other residents who are active and invo...

 
 News    October 11, 2016

Volunteers needed to help plant more trees in Carrick

Volunteers are needed for a community tree planting event on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Those interested in helping out are asked to meet at Volunteers Field, Riota and Strata ways, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Trees and materials are provided...

 
 News    October 11, 2016

Fitzgerald budget has no county tax increase

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has released the 2017 Comprehensive Fiscal Plan and presented his budget address to County Council. The $880.3 million budget calls for no tax increase and does not include any one-time revenues to balance t...

 
 Public Safety    October 11, 2016

Zone 3 Part 1 crime report for September 26th thru October 2nd

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: September 26th thru October 2nd, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Stolen auto – 200 Meridan St. – between 9/25 at 9:30 PM and 9/26 at 6:00 AM – Victim states items were stolen out of her car. No...

 
 News    October 11, 2016

Health Department and Partner Agencies to Host Tire Collection Event

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD), the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will be hosting a one-day tire collection event this Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9 a.m. to...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    October 4, 2016

Progress slowed on urban farm while HUD considers sale

A new name emerged from the Sept. 22 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch: the organization will now be known as the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. Attendees voted to adopt a broader name that would encompass the broader...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Inbound trolleys, buses detoured over Hilltop

Port Authority of Allegheny County began restricting transit service in the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel beginning at the start of service on Monday, Oct. 3, through the end of service on Saturday, Oct. 22, while crews replace nearly 800 feet of lig...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Columbia Gas donates $8,000 to to In Service of Seniors program

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. recently presented an $8,000 contribution to Family Services of Western Pennsylvania, In Service of Seniors: Pittsburgh program to assist in funding a range of home-safety modifications for eligible senior...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Bikers top 400 in annual Ride to Gettysburg

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, hosted his 16th Annual "Ride to Gettysburg" on Sept. 24, with an estimated 400 riders participating in the motorcycle ride from the fountain on Commonwealth...

 
 News    September 27, 2016

W.PA Diaper Bank seeks to meet challenge during National Diaper Need Awareness Week

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank joins the National Diaper Bank Network in supporting National Diaper Need Awareness Week, Sept. 26-Oct. 3. The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank, a nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Diaper Bank...

 
 Front Page    September 20, 2016

Arlington Civic Council meeting gets updated on schools, spray park and more

Members of the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) filled the front meeting room of the Henry Kaufmann Center to learn more about what was happening in their neighborhood. Invited speakers included Nicole Ballard, supervisor of services for the Allegheny C...

 
 News    September 20, 2016

Human service providers hosting job fair in S.S.

The Conference of Allegheny Providers, a coalition of human service agencies across Allegheny County, will be hosting a job fair at the Sokol Club, 2912 East Carson St., in South Side from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on September 22. More than 25 agencies...

 
 News    September 13, 2016

Market House Center fall activities

South Side Market House Senior Center will have a variety of activities for seniors at the center this fall. The Community College of Allegheny County Fall Semester at the center started September 6 with a Chair Exercise Class. This is a free...

 
 News    September 13, 2016

Household chemical collection Saturday

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, an average home can easily accumulate 100 pounds of cleaners, paints, batteries, automotive fluids, pesticides and other products containing potentially hazardous chemicals. A collection event...

 
 News    September 13, 2016

Lane Restrictions on Becks Run Road on September 16-17 for Paving

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works today announced that in-house paving crews will be paving Becks Run Road from Agnew Street to Brownsville Road in the City of Pittsburgh between 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 and...

 

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