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 Public Safety    August 23, 2016 

Shots fired call leads to the arrest of suspect

Zone 3 police officers were sent to the intersection of Estella Avenue and Freeland Street for a report of 10 shots fired at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20. A gray, four-door vehicle was seen speeding in the area. While Officers were...

 
 News    August 23, 2016 

Music festival fundraiser

The Allegheny County Music Festival, featuring Pittsburgh-based Rusted Root and several local bands, will be held Sunday, Sept. 4, at the amphitheater in Hartwood Acres Park in Hampton. Opening acts begin at 5 p.m. and Rusted Root will take the...

 
 News    August 16, 2016

Carrick student earns honors in the CLP Teen Media Awards

 More than 300 Allegheny County middle and high school age teens vied for awards in Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 2016 Teen Media Awards competition. The awards were presented August 10 at the Carnegie Lecture Hall in Oakland. The library’s...

 
 News    August 16, 2016

Report on overdose deaths identifies risks and opportunities for interventions

Allegheny County has issued a new report on the opioid epidemic through the work of its Health Department (ACHD) and Department of Human Services (DHS). Entitled Opiate-Related Overdose Deaths in Allegheny County: Risks and Opportunities for...

 
 Health    August 16, 2016

WIC families urged to redeem farmers market checks for produce

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reminding Women, Infants and Children (WIC) families to pick up their Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. They will be available through September 30 or until the FMNP checks run out. The...

 
 News    August 9, 2016

Medical Society awards grants in So. Pittsburgh

The Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Foundation has awarded $72,500 in grants to support home and community environments that nurture and develop healthy children and families. In South Pittsburgh, the grants included: Hilltop Community Health...

 
 News    August 9, 2016

Joint Legistative Hearing focuses on eradicating blight

At the request of state Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, a joint state Senate-House Democratic Policy Committee hearing was held last week on efforts and resources to fight blight within communities, including the successes and challenges of land...

 
 News    August 9, 2016

PRC household chemical collection August 13

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    August 9, 2016

Andy Warhol Bridge to close August 15 for rehab project

The Andy Warhol (7th Street) Bridge will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. The closure is required for a $25.4 million rehabilitation project. The project includes a new concrete deck, structural...

 
 Public Safety    August 9, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts July 25-July 31

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 25th, 2016 thru July 31st, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Theft from person – 1 Trimont Lane – 7/27 between 1:00 PM and 8:45 PM – Reporting person states her mother/victim is in the...

 
 News    August 2, 2016

Rachel Carson Bridge to be part of Light Up Night celebration

The Pittsburgh Bicentennial Steering Commission announced an innovative project envisioned as part of the city’s celebrations is moving forward. With financial support from Covestro, LLC and logistical support from Duquesne Light Company and...

 
 Health    July 26, 2016

Health Department unveils new placards

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has unveiled new placards which will be on display in food establishments in the county. The new design features a QR code which provides a quick link...

 
 News    July 26, 2016

ACHIEVA selected to host team of cyclists on 3,500-mile ride

NHS Allegheny Valley School (NHS/AVS) and ACHIEVA have been selected to host a team of cyclists from around the United States that has embarked upon a 3,500-mile cross-country ride to raise money and awareness for adults with intellectual and...

 
 Front Page    July 26, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alert for July 18-24

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 18th, 2016 thru July 24th, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from person/access device fraud/identity theft – 400 blk. Kambach St. – between 7/16...

 
 News    July 19, 2016

Report shows economic contributions of immigrants

Mayor William Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald have announced the Report on Advancing the Pittsburgh Region Shows Economic Contributions of Immigrants in partnership with PA Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh – Allegheny...

 
 News    July 19, 2016

Safe Families Resource Center provides safe area for court users

Allegheny County and the Family Court Division of the Fifth Judicial District of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania today celebrated the opening of the new Safe Families Resource Center in the Family Courthouse. A gift from Child Watch of Pittsburgh,...

 
 Health    July 12, 2016

Limits increased for WIC program

Income limits for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program have increased. The new 2016-17 income limits for eligibility start with an annual gross income of $21,978 for a family of one; $29,637 for two; $37,296...

 
 News    July 12, 2016

Smartphone app, CPR training, AED registration ordinance

Councilman Dan Gilman, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and Mayor William Peduto, along with other partners, have announced a three-pronged plan to improve public safety services and enable residents to take action while awaiting response...

 
 News    July 12, 2016

County joins nationwide justice initiative

Allegheny County is one of 67 city, county and state governments which have joined a new White House initiative to use proven, data-driven strategies to safely reduce incarceration. The bipartisan effort is intended to also help stabilize...

 
 Public Safety    July 12, 2016

Zone 3 Community Crime Alerts July 6-July 12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 6, 2016 thru July 12, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft by deception – 100 blk. Ruth St. – 7/5 between 9:00 AM and 7:30 PM – Victim states she...

 
 News    July 5, 2016

City to use CCAC facility for police academy

The City of Pittsburgh is close to finalizing plans to build an interim police training facility in a vacant building at the Community College of Allegheny County, replacing the city’s old training academy site on Washington Boulevard in Highland...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    June 28, 2016

South Side residents concerned with number of vagrants in the area

The focus was on vagrancy at the June 20 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council.  The officials in attendance included city Councilman Bruce Kraus, police Commander Karen Dixon, and Officer Christine Luffey.  Mr. Kraus kicked-off the meeting...

 
 News    June 28, 2016

Two city girls take first, second places in National Marbles Championships

Haley Grenesko, 13, of Morningside was crowned the girls' champion at the 93rd National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, New Jersey. Lauren Shuty, 12, of the South Side Flats was the girls' national...

 
 News    June 21, 2016

RISE program seeks candidates for construction job-training

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s RISE (Reentry through Industry Specific Education) Project is currently seeking candidates for the program. Now entering its fifth year, the construction job-training program focuses on individuals who need...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Lauren Shuty is this year's County girls marble champion

The Allegheny County Parks Department has announced the winners of the 2016 County Marbles Tournament, which took place June 2-4 in the Courthouse Courtyard.  In the girls’ division, 12-year-old Lauren Shuty of the South Side Flats was crowned...

 

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