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 News    May 3, 2016 

Albert J. Suess, Jr. named Fraternal Societies' Fraternalist of the Year

The Fraternal Societies of Greater Pittsburgh (FSGP) has named Albert J. Suess Jr., director of sales and marketing for the Slovak Catholic Sokol, as the Fraternalist of the Year. The FSGP is...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 26, 2016

Police warn residents about targeted scams, crimes of deception

An April 20 city-wide public safety zone council meeting in the Teamsters Hall in Lawrenceville drew more than 150 residents, public safety personnel, and city/state officials.  The event’s theme was “Keeping Our Neighborhood Treasures Safe.”...

 
 News    April 26, 2016

PA Resources Council to resume collecting TVs

A policy clarification by the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) allows the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) to resume collecting televisions at its five remaining hard-to-recycle events in 2016. “The good news is that residents ca...

 
 News    April 26, 2016

'Summer of Learn and Earn' to employ 2,000 youths for second year

Pittsburgh and Allegheny County youths seeking summer jobs may apply for the region’s second “Summer of Learn and Earn” program. Allegheny County, the City of Pittsburgh and the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) have joined...

 
 News    April 26, 2016

PUC initiates safety investigation of 9th Street rail crossing in South Side

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has ordered an investigation into all safety-related issues involving a crossing in the City of Pittsburgh where 9th Street crosses two mainline tracks of CSX Transportation Inc. The Commission voted...

 
 Public Safety    April 26, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: April 18, 2016 thru April 24, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary – 400 blk. Griffin St. – 4/21 between 12:00 AM and 7:15 AM – The victim states...

 
 Government    April 12, 2016

Upcoming City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 89/16 on...

 
 Public Safety    April 12, 2016

Two men arrested fleeing police after S.S. burglary

Zone 3 Officers were dispatched to Wharton Court in the South Side Flats for a home burglary at 3:30 a.m. April 8. The 36-year-victim called 911 to report he was home when heard noise in his garage and saw his white Chevy Camero being driven out of...

 
 News    April 12, 2016

Columbia Gas to replace pipe on Leticoe Street

Starting this spring, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. will upgrade more than 2,360 feet of underground steel pipe to state-of-the-art plastic pipe on Leticoe Street in the South Side Slopes. “As construction and digging season begin, we remind...

 
 Government    April 5, 2016

Upcoming City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board hearings

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has scheduled the following public hearings of interest to South Pittsburgh residents in the first floor hearing room of the John P. Robin Civic Building, 200 Ross Street, Downtown. Zone case 82/16 on...

 
 News    April 5, 2016

South Pittsburgh groups will be represented in biggest Redd Up

More than 500 neighborhoods and groups from Pittsburgh and surrounding counties are and will be participating in community Redd Up events in March, April and May,” said Boris Weinstein of Citizens Against Litter, an organizer of the event. Many...

 
 News    March 29, 2016

Veterans Leadership Program competes in Community Aces Challenge

Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. (VLP) is competing in a nationwide contest with 124 organizations, seven of which are located in western Pennsylvania. The Community Aces Challenge is a social media contest where...

 
 Kids    March 22, 2016

Camp Cadet program registering

The Allegheny County Camp Cadet program is accepting applications through April 15 for its July 31 - August 6 program. Any boy or girl who resides in Allegheny County who is between the ages of 12 and 14 and in good physical condition can apply....

 
 News    March 22, 2016

City debuts new customer service app, improvements to 311

Mayor William Peduto and the City Department of Innovation & Performance have unveiled a new app and other technological upgrades to improve customer service for Pittsburgh residents and increase efficiency for 311 operators and other city workers....

 
 Front Page    March 15, 2016

Brownsville closed for utility work

A portion of Brownsville Road -- from Bausman Street to Arlington Avenue -- in Mt. Oliver closed for utility work beginning Monday, March 14, at 5 a.m. The work is being performed by Pennsylvania...

 
 News    March 15, 2016

Free wills and assistance buying side yards is available on Hilltop

Purchasing a vacant city-owned lot on parts of the Hilltop is getting a little easier, at least in the wallet. The Hilltop Alliance has expanded its program to Side Yard Program to include: Allentown, Arlington, Beltzhoover, Knoxville and Mt. Oliver...

 
 Kids    March 15, 2016

Camp Cadet program sets April 15 deadline for applications

The Allegheny County Camp Cadet program is accepting applications through April 15 for its July 31 - August 6 program. Any boy or girl who resides in Allegheny County who is between the ages of 12 and 14 and in good physical condition can apply....

 
 News    March 15, 2016

City of Pittsburgh debuts new customer service app and improvements to 311 system

Mayor William Peduto and the City Department of Innovation & Performance have unveiled a new app and other technological upgrades to improve customer service for Pittsburgh residents and increase efficiency for 311 operators and other city workers....

 
 Front Page    March 8, 2016

Brownsville Road to close Monday in Mt. Oliver for two months

A portion of Brownsville Road -- from Bausman Street to Arlington Avenue -- in Mount Oliver will close for utility work beginning Monday, March 14, at 5:00 a.m. The work is being performed by Pennsylvania American Water and Columbia Gas in order to...

 
 Front Page    March 8, 2016

St. Patrick's Day Parade plans in S.S. include use of the 'Circulator South'

Hoping to continue the successes of the past two after St. Patrick's Day Parade celebrations in South Side, city officials have outlined their after parade plans for March 12. South Side will see a la...

 
 News    March 8, 2016

Rep. Wheatley establishes scholarship to honor former Speaker K. Leroy Irvis

State Reps. Jake Wheatley and Ed Gainey have created a new annual scholarship fund for needy students in Allegheny County. The new scholarship will be the Speaker K. Leroy Irvis Scholarship Fund, named after the former Speaker of the Pennsylvania Hou...

 
 News    February 23, 2016

State Sen. Fontana re-elected vice-chair of PHEAA Board

Representative William F. Adolph, Jr. has been re-elected as Chairman of the PHEAA Board of Directors. Senator Wayne D. Fontana was re-elected as Vice Chairman of the Board. Representative Adolph has represented Delaware County’s 165th Legislative...

 
 News    February 16, 2016

Project Prom, the annual giveaway of prom attire coming March 5

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) annual Project Prom giveaway of prom attire to eligible high school students begins with the Gown Giveaway kickoff on Saturday, March 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Project Prom Shop in...

 
 News    February 16, 2016

County accepting nominations for annual EnviroStar awards

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is accepting nominations for its annual EnviroStar awards which honor local businesses and organizations for voluntary pollution prevention practices undertaken in 2015. “Pollution prevention not only...

 
 Health    February 9, 2016

Allegheny County registers 246 opioid overdose deaths in 2015

In Allegheny County, the most significant component of overdose deaths is due to opioids which include illegal drugs such as heroin, as well as prescription medications such as oxycodone, methadone and fentanyl. According to the Office of the...

 

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