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 News    October 28, 2014 

Costume contest a hit with Carrick kids

The Carrick Community Council's annual Halloween Contest drew dozens of neighborhood kids to show off their scariest, and prettiest, costumes. In addition to a costume competition, the kids could...

 
 News    October 28, 2014 

Mt. Oliver will receive state grant for Ormsby

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, reported he has been informed Mount Oliver is being awarded a grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority.  “The funding will help provide assistance with improvements to Ormsby Park, making it a more...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Front Page    October 14, 2014

Judge explains why he can't send code violator to jail

The Berg Place apartment building owner charged with dozens of code violations at the now vacant property--including a raw sewage pit outside -- can’t be sent to jail, Magisterial District Judge Richard King says. Mr. King says it’s a...

 
 News    October 14, 2014

Readshaw's Raiders Ride to Gettysburgh

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, hosted his 14th annual “Ride to Gettysburg” on Sept. 27, with more than 300 participating in the motorcycle ride from the fountain on Commonwealth Avenue in Harrisburg to Gettysburg. Mr. Readshaw and his...

 
 News    September 23, 2014

Acupuncture bill with Readshaw language changes awaits governor

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, Democratic chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee, announced last week his language contained in S.B. 990 has passed the House and is now awaiting the governor’s signature to become law. Rep....

 
 News    August 19, 2014

Yellow Dot program can help after a traffic accident

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, said there’s a state Transportation Department program aimed at providing help immediately following a traffic accident. “It’s called the Yellow Dot Program and that’s because it’s designed to help...

 
 News    July 29, 2014

State will soon issue license plates supporting Gettysburgh monuments

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, announced the state will begin issuing a license plate in November that will support the Pennsylvania monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park. On July 2, the governor signed S.B. 1187 into law...

 
 News    June 10, 2014

State Rep. Harry Readshaw named Thompson Outstanding Legislator

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, was honored recently with the Pennsylvania Dental Association's Kay Thompson Outstanding Legislator Award. Kay Thompson, DDS, was the first woman student to...

 
 Front Page    May 27, 2014

So. Pittsburgh area school students design trash cans for litter project

A selected group of Pittsburgh Public School students were invited and encouraged to help in the fight against litter with the City of Pittsburgh, and to have creative and educational fun -- by participating in a pilot awareness campaign, “Litter...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 13, 2014

Incumbents vie for 36th District seat

Many South Pittsburghers are faced with something they haven’t had in the past two decades: a choice for the Democratic nominee in the General Election in 36th Legislative District. Thanks to redistricting, two sitting state representatives, Harry...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 13, 2014

Harry Readshaw

State Representative Harry A. Readshaw has been representing South Pittsburgh area residents in the state legislature since taking office in 1995. A lifelong resident of Allegheny County, Mr....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 29, 2014

Boro councilman resigns, is then hired for public works dept.

Resignations submitted by a council member, the tax collector, and the meter enforcer highlighted the April 21 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Councilman Corey McGough submitted his letter of resignation prior to his being hired for a full-time...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    April 15, 2014

Slopes residents learn more about permit parking process

An informational presentation on residential permit parking headlined the April 8 meeting of the South Sides Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA). It was conducted by Pittsburgh City Planning’s neighborhood planner, Ashley Holloway. He said the...

 
 News    April 8, 2014

Annual Preservation Ball successful for 11th year

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, declared the 11th annual Preservation Ball held recently in the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg was “a complete and unconditional success.” This year’s ball included more than 225 attendees from as far...

 
 Meetings    March 25, 2014

Molchany, Readshaw on the Slopes

Meet The Candidates for the new 36th Legislative District at The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association’s Special Meeting on Tuesday, April 15, 7 p.m., at St. Paul’s Retreat Center, 147 Monastery Avenue. State representatives Erin Molchany...

 
 News    March 18, 2014

Readshaw bill advances out of House committee

Last week, the House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to move House Bill 1925 out of committee. The bill, introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, would provide for the right to dispose of a person’s remains. “After discussions...

 
 Front Page    February 25, 2014

Mt. Oliver collects on past taxes, swears in three full time officers

Snow and the salt to clear it was a primary topic at the Feb. 17 meeting of Mount Oliver council. Councilman Nick Viglione was absent. The evening began with Mayor James Cassidy swearing in new full-time police officers Adam J. Candioto, Patrick J....

 
 Front Page    February 18, 2014

Boundaries of 36th District are going to change

Change is coming to the 36th Legislative District currently represented by State Rep. Harry Readshaw. The 2010 census identified a loss of population in the greater Pittsburgh area and a gain in the...

 
 News    February 11, 2014

Readshaw bill on licensing boards was signed into law

House Bill 261, introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, was signed into law on February 4 as Act 6 of 2014. The law gives specific authority to all 29 licensing boards and commissions within the Department of State’s Bureau of...

 
 News    February 11, 2014

House adopts Random Acts resolution

The House of Representatives this week unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, declaring the week of Feb. 10 - 16 as Random Acts of Kindness Week in Pennsylvania. House Resolution 608 marks the 20th...

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    February 4, 2014

Officials discuss challenges of limiting liquor licenses in S.S.

Efforts to manage the proliferation of alcohol establishments in the South Side Flats often encounter a brick wall: a mixture of politics, regulations, bureaucracy, legalities, and well-funded opposition forces who can afford specialized legal...

 
 Meetings    January 28, 2014

Liquor license saturation topic in S.S.

The South Side Community Council is planning its “Second in a Series” public safety meetings on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street. The topic for this session is the saturation of liquor licenses on...

 
 Meetings    January 21, 2014

S. Side Community Council plans public safety meeting

The South Side Community Council is planning its “Second in a Series” public safety meetings on Thursday, Jan. 30 at a site to be determined. The topic for this session is the saturation of liquor licenses on South Side and its effect on South...

 
 News    January 21, 2014

Readshaw bill allowing licensing bureaus to collect fines approved

House Bill 261, introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, was approved by the Senate and now awaits the governor’s signature. The bill would provide specific authority to all 29 licensing boards and commissions within the Department of...

 
 News    January 14, 2014

Gettysburg superintendent is honored by state representatives

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, and state Rep. Dan Moul, R-Adams/Franklin, recently honored James R. Kirby upon his retirement as superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park. “Superintendent Kirby was responsible for preparing...

 

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