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 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...

 
 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...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

Farmers' Market checks distribution is in area senior centers on June 14

Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will 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 purchase...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

County launches trails app for county parks

Allegheny County has launched a new Trails App which will give users information on trails available in the Allegheny County Parks System. Using their mobile devices, residents and visitors alike will be able to discover and navigate park trails...

 
 News    June 7, 2016

Bee Wise program Downtown June 8

The Penn State Extension Allegheny County and the Allegheny County Master Gardeners’ “Bee Wise: Plant Natives” program will, once again, be offered for free at the Allegheny County Courthouse. The free program will be held on Wednesday, June...

 
 News    May 31, 2016

South Side attorney joins ACBA Board of Governors

 The Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) has elected South Side resident Ronald L. Hicks, Jr. to its 2016-2017 Board of Governors and Officers. A partner at Meyer Unkovic & Scott, Mr. Hicks is a civil trial and appellate lawyer who for the past...

 
 News    May 31, 2016

City files application for $50 M Federal transportation initiative

The City of Pittsburgh, with the assistance of dozens of local and national public and private organizations, has filed its application for the Smart City Challenge, a federal initiative that will provide the winning city $50 million to build technol...

 
 Public Safety    May 24, 2016

Mt. Washington man arrested following shooting on S. Side

A Mount Washington man was arrested in South Side following a shooting and foot pursuit early Friday morning. At approximately 2:05 a.m. a police officer working a secondary detail reported shots fired near S. 13th Street and E. Carson Street. He...

 
 Service News    May 24, 2016

Joseph J. Wetzel

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Joseph J. Wetzel graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    May 17, 2016

Gas line work coming to Slopes

The May 10 general meeting of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) featured details of the upcoming pipeline replacement project in the Slopes by Peoples Natural Gas. The targeted areas are: Stella St.; Barry St.; top of Mission...

 
 News    May 17, 2016

This year's Spring Redd Up removes 500 tons of litter

Reports from communities for area Redd Ups in March, April and May indicate spring cleanups attracted 22,500 to 25,000 volunteers who removed 450 to 500 tons of litter. An estimated 450 to 500 communities in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County and beyond...

 
 Public Safety    May 17, 2016

Zone 3 community crime alerts

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: May 9, 2016 thru May 16, 2016. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft from Vehicle – 800 blk. Southern Ave. – between 5/11 at 9:00 PM and 5/12 at 6:32 AM –...

 
 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    May 10, 2016

Blockwatch learns process for reporting child abuse, neglect

A presentation from Allegheny County Children, Youth and Families (CYF) in conjunction with a monthly crime report was the focus of this month’s Carrick / Overbrook Crime watch meeting in the Concord K5 auditorium. Following several reports of...

 
 News    May 10, 2016  

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