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 News    June 30, 2015 

Local teens reveal their goals in CLP-Knoxville laptop contest

When Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville announced plans to renovate the library and temporarily close the branch for the $3.2 million update, teen specialist Brandi Cox , a Knoxville resident, wondered what the neighborhood teens would do...

 
 News    June 30, 2015 

Goodwill's RISE youth job training program offers two new components

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Reentry through Industry Specific Education (RISE) Project to assist area youth is currently seeking candidates. Now entering its fourth year, the successful job-training program has added two new...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

CLP-Knoxville closing on Saturday for year-long renovations

Residents in Knoxville will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the community, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will begin renovations...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

Public invited to weigh in on color for sister bridges across Allegheny

Built in the 1920’s, the “Sister Bridges” – Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street), Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) and Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) – are all scheduled to be rehabilitated over the next few years. As part of that work, each of the...

 
 News    June 23, 2015

South Side Mibster competing at 92nd National Marbles Championship

The 92nd National Marbles Tournament got underway on Monday, June 22, in Wildwood, N.J. Allegheny County is represented by girls champion Sierra Ricci, age 10, of Shaler Twp., boys champion Eli Murphy, age 12, of Squirrel Hill, girls runner-up...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

City expands free summer meal program for kids and teens

The City of Pittsburgh is expanding its free summer breakfast, lunch, and snack program for kids and teens to more than 125 locations across the city. GrubUp will continue year-round, adding out-of-school time meals to all 10 Citiparks sites this...

 
 News    June 16, 2015

County, AHN announce jail medical collaboration

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and the leadership of Allegheny Health Network (AHN) announced an agreement has been reached between the county and AHN to collaborate on the management of medical services at the Allegheny County Jail....

 
 News    June 9, 2015

City pools open today, free pool passes, lessons offered for kids

The City of Pittsburgh will open its 17 outdoor swimming pools today, Tuesday, June 9, and while launching an initiative to encourage children 15 years and younger to learn to swim and enjoy...

 
 News    June 9, 2015

Seniors can get farmers market vouchers at centers on June 16

 Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will again be administering the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. This program benefits eligible older adults by providing a set of four checks for a total of $20 to...

 
 News    June 9, 2015

Vouchers and more at the Market House

The Market House Senior Center will be distributing Farmers Market Vouchers on June 16 from 9-11a.m. and 1-3 p.m., seniors should bring their ID when they come. This is a program for people 60 and over, that meet specific financial requirements and...

 
 Front Page    June 2, 2015

Food Stamp incentive program expanded to city farmers markets

The City of Pittsburgh is joining with Just Harvest to promote a healthy new incentive for food stamps at 14 area farmers markets this summer. For the first time, for every $5 shoppers spend using their food stamps at participating farmers markets,...

 
 News    June 2, 2015

Hilltop seniors earn awards from Older Person's Transit contest

Debbie Braden-Evans of the Allegheny County Human Services Area Agency on Aging presented certificates and awards to "Older Person's Transit" (OPT) poster contest winners at the Allentown/Henry...

 
 News    June 2, 2015

Farmers' market checks distributed on June 16

The Allentown/Henry Kaufmann Senior Center will distribute farmers’ market checks at two locations on Tuesday, June 16. Checks will be distributed at the Allentown/Henry Kaufmann Senior Center, 2201 Salisbury Street, from 9-11 a.m. Checks will be...

 
 News    May 26, 2015

Market House Senior Center will be open Monday evenings

The Market House Senior Center on 12th Street in South Side will be offering evening hours every Monday in June. The center will be open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., with the exception of June 22. The Market House will offer a Latin aerobics class from 6-7...

 
 Health    May 26, 2015

Health Dept. issues Naloxone order for pharmacies

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker has issued a countywide standing order for naloxone, or Narcan. The standing order allows any licensed pharmacy in the county, which chooses to participate, to dispense naloxone to...

 
 News    May 19, 2015

Spring Redd Ups a success

Reports from communities for area Redd Ups in March, April and May indicate spring cleanups attracted 19,500 volunteers who removed 480 tons of litter. An estimated 350 communities in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County and beyond participated. Citizens...

 
 Front Page    May 12, 2015

City and ACLU reach agreement on new police hiring procedures

Seeking to increase diversity within the ranks of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the City of Pittsburgh signed a legal agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union to secure cutting-edge improvements to police hiring methods. Through the...

 
 Health    May 5, 2015

Health Dept. launches web tools to help understand area health

As part of its ongoing efforts to be more data driven, the Allegheny County Health Department has launched two web-based tools that are available at www.achd.net. Both the Allegheny Community Indicators (ACI) dashboard and a comprehensive Community...

 
 News    May 5, 2015

City calling for input on transit and community improvements

The City of Pittsburgh is seeking public input on an action plan for transit improvements and community development in the corridor between Downtown and neighborhoods east. Two public meetings are: Tuesday, May 5, Uptown/Downtown, Noon – 2:00...

 
 News    May 5, 2015

Health Dept. offering cash for old wood-fired boilers and wood stoves

After three successful woodstove collections, the Allegheny County Health Department is again offering county residents a chance to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards in...

 
 Health    May 5, 2015

AAA offering free series for caregivers of older adults

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services’ Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering a free education series for caregivers of older adults. This series is for nonprofessional caregivers and is designed to help them gain an understanding of...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 28, 2015

Mt. Oliver Boro hires first manager, gets update economic development

The hiring of the borough’s first ever manager -- project manager Ricky Hopkinson -- kicked off the April 20 meeting of Mount Oliver council. He was sworn in by District Justice Richard King. Mr. Hopkinson’s contract begins on May 1 and runs...

 
 Government    April 21, 2015

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...

 
 News    April 21, 2015

Brashear can help teens apply for city Learn and Earn Program

This summer, 2,000 summer jobs are projected for young people, 14 to 21, through the Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment Program offered by the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. To help teens from South Pittsburgh apply for these jobs, the...

 
 News    April 14, 2015

Applications now available for city and county Learn and Earn program

Applications for the 2015 Learn and Earn program are now available online. Completed applications for the summer youth employment initiative must be submitted in person byApril 30 at various locations throughout the county and city. “By working tog...

 

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