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 News    June 20, 2017 

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...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

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...

 

Application deadline extended for youth employment program

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County young people between the ages of 14 and 21 have an additional time to apply for Learn & Earn, the summer youth employment program. Partner4Work, the organization tapped to coordinate the program on behalf of Allegheny...

 

Man arrested after fleeing, crashing in Carrick

Just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, Zone 3 police officers were patrolling on Dellrose Street when they witnessed a silver Hyundai Azera fail to use a turn signal while turning onto Copperfield...

 

City wide public safety meeting focuses on city's opiod epidemic

The spring city wide public safety meeting focusing on the opioid epidemic and other addictions drew more than 125 people to the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill on April 19. It featured a presentation and discussion by victims, first...

 
 News    May 2, 2017

Councilwoman Rudiak honored as a Pittsburgh Public Schools alumni

Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak of the 1997 Pittsburgh Carrick High School graduating class was inducted into the Pittsburgh Public Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame at a ceremony at Heinz Field...

 
 News    May 2, 2017

PRC schedules household chemical collections

A collection event on Saturday, May 6, at the North Park Swimming Pool parking lot will provide Pennsylvania residents with the first of six opportunities to safely and cost effectively dispose of common household chemicals in 2017. Throughout the...

 

Celebration this week will precede closing/expansion of CLP- Carrick

The Carrick community will soon see a dramatic difference in their neighborhood library. In order to serve the growing needs of the area, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will begin renovations on its Carrick location at 1811 Brownsville Road. To...

 

Data Across Sectors for Health is now available on WPRDC

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced that 22 datasets on health determinants and nine datasets related to insurance have been added to the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center (WPRDC). The data was collected through a Data...

 

Man arrested in Knoxville after report of shots fired

Police officers from Zone 3 were in the area of Charles Street and Beltzhoover Avenue on the morning of Wednesday, April 19, when they heard multiple shots fired in the area. Officers immediately trav...

 

Brothers arrested for Arlington Heights shooting

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Group Violence Intervention Unit arrested Terrence Brown, 29, of Brighton Heights, and Jerome Brown, 30, of Brookline in connection with a shooting in Arlington on Wednesday, April 19. Terrence Brown’s charges...

 

Four arrested in South Side for assault

At 6:43 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, Zone 3 Officers were called to an assault in the 1100 block of E. Carson Street. Officers arrived and spoke with the 25-year-old victim who told them his gun and...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 18, 2017

Another 'virtual block watch' could be coming to S. Pittsburgh

Warrington Avenue in Allentown may soon have a “virtual block watch” similar to one on Brownsville Road in Carrick. Speaking at the Allentown CDC April meeting, Zone 3 officer Nathan Auvil explained after 14 cameras were installed in a two-block...

 

Summer 17 Dream! Explore! Do! campaign launched

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and representatives of the expanded learning community have introduced the Summer 17 Dream! Explore! Do! youth campaign for summer activities. This is the second year for a collaborati...

 

South Pittsburgh leads city in fatal drug overdoses

The impact of ongoing opiate abuse and drug-related crimes on Carrick and other South Pittsburgh neighborhoods was addressed at this month’s Carrick / Overbrook Crime Watch meeting last Monday in the Concord K5 auditorium. The Zone 3 monthly crime...

 

Boro receives $110K for sewer work

Mount Oliver Borough has been approved for a state grant to replace a sewer line located along Anthony Street. The community will receive $110,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to replace 550 linear feet of...

 

County marriage license and passport office extends hours

Allegheny County’s marriage license and passport office will offer Saturday hours to accommodate requests for more convenience. From April through October, the office will be open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The Saturday hours are in addition to...

 

Project Prom holds annual public gown sale

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) and the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) will hold a public sale of prom gowns and dresses beginning on Wednesday, April 5 at Thriftique in Lawrenceville. Proceeds from the sale will...

 

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