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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...

 

Community group asks for action on wish list given to councilman

The former Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Block Watch held its first meeting on Nov. 17 since changing its name to the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. The meeting was held in the Ormsby Avenue Café. “We’re coming into the twenty-first cent...

 

Rep. Readshaw honored by the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Assoc.

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, received an honorary auctioneer award in Harrisburg Tuesday, Oct. 25 from the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association. The award was in recognition of his work as...

 

Bikers top 400 in annual Ride to Gettysburg

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, hosted his 16th Annual "Ride to Gettysburg" on Sept. 24, with an estimated 400 riders participating in the motorcycle ride from the fountain on Commonwealth...

 

CBA sponsoring a free on-site shredding event in Carrick

Carrick Business Association (CBA) is sponsoring a free on-site shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 24. 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....

 

Rep. Readshaw recives municipal assoc. award

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, a board member of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN), has received the Sahli Service Award from the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association. The award is presented to association members with 20 or...

 

Resident calls help to put drug dealers behind bars in area

As drug issues continue to plague many South Pittsburgh neighborhoods, Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch members are fighting back. Since July 11, several drug arrests were made as a result of information and complaints given by Carrick residents. At...

 

State approves grant for S.S. greenway project

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, today announced the approval of a state grant for a South Side project. Mr. Readshaw said the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved $73,500 in Greenways, Trails and Recreation funding for the Western...

 

Public hearing held on Readshaw bill allowing involuntary commitment

 The House Human Services Committee has held a public hearing on a bill introduced by Rep. Harry Readshaw that would allow for the involuntary commitment of those suffering from drug or alcohol addiction for treatment. “I am gratified the...

 

Readshaw resolution looks at opioid addiction

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, which would look at options for dealing with heroin and other opioid addiction. The resolution (H.R. 893) directs the Joint...

 

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