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Gathering to raise opioid awareness at Hot Metal Bridge Faith Community

Addiction to heroin and other opioids has become a national crisis that touches everyone. It’s in our streets, in our schools, and in our homes. Concerns about this threat are sometimes expressed as fear or anger towards those who are addicted....

 

Mt. Oliver man arrested in Penn Hills homicide

On August 6, Kevin Trowery, 54, was shot and killed during a robbery at his residence in Penn Hills. During the course of the investigation, it was determined Dustin K. Taylor, 25, from Mt. Oliver was involved in the robbery/homicide. He was...

 

WIC families urged to redeem checks for free produce soon

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 29 or until the FMNP checks run out....

 

The Opioid Crisis: A Community Gathering hosted at HMBFC

Addiction to heroin and other opioids has become a national crisis that touches everyone. It’s in our streets, in our schools, and in our homes. Concerns about this threat are sometimes expressed as fear or anger towards those who are addicted....

 

WIC families urged to redeem checks for free 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 29 or until the FMNP checks run out....

 

Construction set to begin soon on Glass Run Road

Construction for the Glass Run Road (Route 3098) bridge, spanning Glass Run is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT...

 

Rabies precautions recommended in Carrick

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is advising residents in Carrick to take precautions after a rabid skunk found in the area was killed in an altercation with a dog. The incident took place in the 100 block of Spencer Avenue on July...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 1, 2017

Procedure to sell Arlington School building explained

Discussion continued at the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) concerning Academy Charter School’s desire to purchase and relocate to the former Arlington Elementary School on Jonquil Street. Bill Styche, principal at Academy Charter School (ACS),...

 

Mt. Oliver founder John Ormsby had an intesting past

The following is from Mt. Oliver’s 100th Anniversary celebration Founder’s Day program. The story of John Ormsby is too long to go into at this time. However, some facts about the Mt. Oliver’s founder follow: • He returned to Pittsburgh in 17...

 

City launches parcel map in Burgh's Eye View application

The City of Pittsburgh has unveiled Burgh’s Eye View Parcels (http://bit.ly/2u8Ejkk), a new feature of the mobile web application giving residents instant visual access to property data. For the first time, residents can access parcel-level...

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT MT. OLIVER BOROUGH OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

The Mt. Oliver Borough is soliciting comments on a Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP). The Borough’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit requires Mt. Oliver to develop a PRP for the removal of sediment and phosphorus and make this plan...

 

Live and Invest in Mt. Oliver Reclaiming Vacant and Blighted Properties

Through the assistance of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, Allegheny County has launched a new Vacant Property Recovery Program in Mt. Oliver that substantially discounts acquisition costs. Traditionally, acquisition costs include...

 

Medical Society awards $9,800 grant to Achieva

 The Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Foundation has awarded a $9,800 grant to Achieva to train individuals in Infant Massage for Children with Developmental Delays or Disabilities. Founded 65 years ago, Achieva is built upon a foundation...

 

Boro to seek relief from some EPA stormwater reporting requirements

The June 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver council began with a presentation on Live Well Allegheny by Hannah Hardy of the county Health Department. She explained the wellness campaign, for which more than 40 municipalities have expressed support through the...

 

Goatfest celebration in South Side Park

For six weeks in June and July, a herd of eight goats and one donkey from the nonprofit Allegheny Goatscape will be coming to South Side Park to eat invasive species and vines in a previously...

 

Area seniors earn medals at Citiparks games

The Senior Games of Pittsburgh, sponsored by the Citiparks Healthy Active Living Department held its awards ceremony at Riverview Park last week. Mt. Washington's Dee Stromberg earned numerous awards...

 

PA Resources summer environmental workshops

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has announced its Summer 2017 schedule of environmental workshops to take place in Allegheny County. By attending a PRC workshop, participants can learn how to conserve water with a rain barrel, turn leaves and...

 

County mibsters advance to semifinals at national marbles tournament

Five of Allegheny County’s marbles players have advanced to the semifinals of the 94th National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, New Jersey. In the girls division, 13-year-old Lauren Shutey of the South Side Flats, 12-year-old Sierra Ricci of...

 

Lauren Shutey is county marbles champ

The Allegheny County Parks Department has announced the winners of the 2017 County Marbles Tournament, which took place June 1-3 in the Courthouse Courtyard. In the girl’s division, 13-year-old Lauren Shutey of South Side Flats was crowned...

 

WIC distributes checks for Farmers' Market Program

The Allegheny County Health Department Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) has started distributing the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. They will be available until September 29 or until the FMNP checks run out. Each...

 

Lane restrictions begin next week for 10th Street Bridge

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works has announced rehabilitation of the Philip Murray Bridge (South 10th Street) will begin Monday, June 19. This phase of the project includes replacement of bridge deck, painting, structural steel...

 

County Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program begins June 13

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 by...

 

City and county end duplication of services in complaint process

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections (PLI) announced effective immediately the agencies will eliminate what had been a duplication of services. Specifically, PLI...

 

County Pools Open for the Season

Boyce Park Wave Pool, North Park Swimming Pool & Spray Park, Settlers Cabin Park Wave Pool & Dive Pool, and South Park Wave Pool are now open for the season. Daily hours of operation are 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., weather and conditions permitting. If a...

 

Allegheny County Health Dept. releases results of latest behavioral health survey

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has announced the results of the newest county-wide behavioral health survey will be available on its website, www.achd.net. Using responses from 9,000 randomly-selected residents, this data will help...

 

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