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 By Austin Vaught    Front Page    May 15, 2018 

City police increase their crackdown on narcotics in Carrick

More than 12 drug arrests were made in Carrick and Overbrook last month as city police and narcotics detectives continue to increase their presence and crackdown on narcotics throughout Zone 3 neighborhoods. Several of those arrests were described...

 

CBA offering free on-site shredding April 21

Carrick Business Association (CBA) is sponsoring a free on-site shredding day on Saturday, April 21. Shredding will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lots of the Concord Presbyterian Church and Vern’s Electric, 1917 Brownsville Road....

 

Answers sought about new addiction facility on Brownsville Road

Carrick residents are demanding more communication and community investment from the addiction facility Accessible Recovery Services (ARS) after it opened a new location on the corner of Brownsville Road and Nobles Lane. The facility’s procedures...

 

Meet and greet officials representing 19th Ward

State Senator Wayne Fontana, State Representatives Dan Miller, Dan Deasy and Harry Readshaw, are hosting an elected official open house on Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Brookline Teen Outreach Center, 520 Brookline Boulevard. The gathering will run from...

 

Readshaw announces NAP investment in area

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, said he is excited to announce four community investment projects located within his district will receive financial assistance following Gov. Tom Wolf’s approval of $17.9 million in funding through the...

 

Rep. Readshaw appointed to committee to review the state's licensing practices

Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has been appointed to a special committee designed to examine the state’s licensing practices. Mr. Readshaw, the Democratic chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee, will now serve on the Advisory...

 

Readshaw bill calls for referendum on creating parks revenue source

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has introduced H.B. 1962, which would permit a Pittsburgh voter referendum on authorizing a specific revenue source dedicated to establishing, maintaining and aiding the city’s public parks. Rep. Readshaw,...

 

Grant aids McKinley Park project

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has announced Pittsburgh will receive a $100,000 state grant for a storm water management project at McKinley Park. The grant was approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority. “As a result of this...

 

Opioid crisis draws crowd to Carrick for answers to epidemic

A new coalition staffed with multiple city and health officials introduced strategies for reining in the opioid problem at one of the most well-attended Carrick block watch meetings in recent months. More than 100 neighbors filled the Concord K5...

 

Readshaw's Raiders ride again, raising Civil War memorial funds

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, served as host of his 17th Annual "Ride to Gettysburg" on Sept. 23, with 473 riders participating in the motorcycle ride from the state Capitol in Harrisburg...

 

South Side Neighborhood Street Party was a huge success, again

South Side's 22nd Street was closed to traffic on Saturday, Sept. 16th so 325 neighbors could enjoy live music, delicious food and each other. The fifth annual South Side Neighborhood Street Party...

 

Hilltop Farm is largest urban farm in the country

Walking down Cresswell Street in the former St. Clair Village for the ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the Hilltop Urban Farm brought back memories from the early 1960s. Then, there were more tha...

 

CBA sponsors free on-site shredding of documents

Carrick Business Association (CBA) is sponsoring a free on-site shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 16. Shredding will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lots of the Concord Presbyterian Church and Vern’s Electric, 1917 Brownsville Road....

 

Readshaw bill to place PWSA under PUC passes State House

House Bill 1490, introduced by state Reps. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, and Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, has unanimously passed the House. The bill would establish Public Utility Commission oversight of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. Under st...

 

Representatives call for PUC to oversee PWSA

House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Harry Readshaw (D-Allegheny) will be introducing legislation to place the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) under the oversight of the Public Utility Commission (PUC). Over the last year,...

 

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...

 

Readshaw honored at annual Preservation Ball

State Rep. Harry Readshaw was both the host and a surprise honoree at the 14th annual Civil War Preservation Ball held recently in the Capitol Rotunda. Rep. Readshaw said this year's ball included...

 

Reps. Readshaw and Deasy, Sen. Fontana to hold Opiate Town Hall on April 10

State Rep. Harry Readshaw will join state Rep. Dan Deasy and state Senator Wayne Fontana to co-sponsor a heroin and opiate community awareness town hall. The town hall will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 10 at: Mt. Washington Healthy Active Livin...

 

Recovery United providing recovery services in the Hilltop

Long before Carrick and neighboring Hilltop neighborhoods were identified in a 2016 report by the Allegheny County Health Department as a hot spot for opiate overdose deaths, Recovery United...

 

Concussion awareness event March 7

State Reps. Bill Kortz and Harry Readshaw, both D-Allegheny, in conjunction with the Baldwin Football Boosters, are cosponsoring a concussion prevention and management seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 in the LGI Room at Baldwin High School, 4653...

 

Rep. Appointed Democratic chairman of House professional Licensure Committee

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, was appointed to his fourth term as Democratic chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee. Mr. Readshaw pointed out professional licensure impacts every Pennsylvanian. The panel is responsible for...

 

Parking concerns expressed to police at Arlington Civic meeting

The quarterly meeting of the Arlington Civic Council (ACC) had a public safety focus with Zone 3 Commander Karen Dixon, motorcycle officer Dale Ruble and officer Christine Luffey. In addition, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and State...

 

Carrick/Overbrook hears recap of safety issues, Big Brothers, Sisters

Food and gifts donated from more than 40 local businesses accompanied this month’s crime update as the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch celebrated its annual holiday party last Monday in the Concord K5 cafeteria on Brownsville Road. Prior to the...

 

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