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 News    May 20, 2014

Emmaus celebrates 25 years

The Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014. In May, they did so with the help of key community members and elected officials at the Emmaus Kentucky Derby Gala & 25th Anniversary Celebration. More than 250 people...

 
 Meetings    April 8, 2014

Land bank meeting on Thursday

State Representative Jake Wheatley and his staff will be at St. Paul AME Church on Thursday, April 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to discuss pending land bank legislation and how it could affect Hilltop neighborhoods. St. Paul AME Church is at 400 Orchard...

 
 Health    February 11, 2014

National Black HIV/Aids Awareness Day, testing outreach continued through Feb. 14

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force observed National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which focuses on education, testing and treatment. “National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is so critical in the fight to make...

 
 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...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    December 23, 2013

Consumer Health Coalition explains ObamaCare, offers enrollment help

What is ObamaCare? How does it affect those who do not currently have health insurance? And, how does it affect those who do? Is there anyone I can talk to if I have questions about the law, enrolling in services or selecting the health care plan...

 
 Meetings    December 10, 2013

Affordable Care Act event on Hilltop

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and the Consumer Health Coalition have rescheduled two local meetings to help his constituents get answers to questions about the Affordable Care Act. Both meetings will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m.: •...

 
 Meetings    November 19, 2013

Affordable Care Act discussed

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, is hosting an event this month with the Consumer Health Coalition to help constituents get answers to questions about the Affordable Care Act on the Hilltop, 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 26, Allentown Senior Center, 631 E....

 
 News    November 19, 2013

Wheatley co-authors transportation funding bill

State Reps. Dwight Evans, D-Phila., and Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, have unveiled compromise legislation designed to fast-track the transportation funding needed urgently in Pennsylvania. “House Bill 1823 finds the middle ground between House and...

 
 Health    August 20, 2013

Wheatley issues save the date for Health, Wellness weekend

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will host a Health and Wellness Weekend Sept. 13-15, with an array of interactive events designed to increase health awareness and motivate participants to live an active, sustainable and healthier lifestyle....

 
 By Margaret L. Smykla    Front Page    August 6, 2013

Projects updated at S.S. Forum

The brief July 30 combined July-August meeting of the South Side Planning Forum consisted of updates and news of upcoming events. A scheduled presentation by the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association was postponed, at the organization’s...

 
 Health    July 23, 2013

Health, Wellness Weekend

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will host a Health and Wellness Weekend Sept. 13-15, with an array of interactive events designed to increase health awareness and motivate participants to live an active, sustainable and healthier lifestyle....

 
 Front Page    July 16, 2013

McKinley Park renovations completed

Upper McKinley Park recently completed a quarter million dollar renovation to the entrance of the park and parking lot serving the McKinley Community Center in Beltzhoover. At a ceremony unveiling...

 
 News    May 7, 2013

Free chicken dinner in Beltzhoover

The Beltzhoover Civic Association’s Feed the Community Campaign continues on Friday, May 17 with a free chicken dinner for all Hilltop residents. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. at the Warrington Recreation Center, 329 Warrington Avenue,...

 
 News    April 16, 2013

Rep. Wheatley appointed to committee on school safety

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has been appointed by House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody to the House Select Committee on School Safety. The panel will investigate and review security and policy procedures in public and nonpublic schools...

 
 News    April 2, 2013

Candidates in Beltzhoover

Residents of Beltzhoover, Knoxville, Mt. Oliver and Allentown are welcome to attend a Mayoral Candidates Forum on Saturday April 13 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 400 Orchard Place at 1 p.m. Confirmed to attend are Bill Peduto and Michael Lamb. Rep....

 
 News    February 12, 2013

House passes legislation to help military, spouses

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has won House passage of his legislation that would help in making out-of-state occupational licenses held by military members and spouses “portable” to Pennsylvania. The House unanimously approved Rep....

 
 Front Page    February 5, 2013

Free produce distribution on the Hilltop for Fresh Fridays

Area residents may qualify for free produce to be distributed on the Hilltop. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh produce from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. No pre-registra...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    Obituaries    February 5, 2013

Mister Butler, founder of Elder-ado, Knoxville Y director

Arthur M. Butler, Sr., left a legacy of devotion to important community organizations serving both seniors and youth. But those who knew him said that he always put his family first--and advised...

 
 News    January 15, 2013

Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Businesses Lobby Day

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will hold his fourth annual Minority/Women/Disadvantaged Businesses Lobby Day on Feb. 12. “Just like many other small businesses, businesses owned by minorities, women and the disadvantaged have the potential...

 
 Front Page    January 8, 2013

South Pittsburgh area state representatives sworn in

Three South Pittsburgh area state representatives were sworn into office on January 1 to mark the beginning of the 197th legislative session. The state constitution mandates the legislature convene...

 
 By Sarah Beth Martin    Front Page    October 30, 2012

Group proposes community center in Schramm Hall

“We hope to be community partners, neighbors working hand-in-hand with you, to hear your pain points and discover how we can work together to alleviate them,” said Kim Young at Thursday night’s...

 
 Service News    October 30, 2012

House adopts Wheatley veteran status admendment

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, welcomed the House’s adoption of his amendment that would deter and penalize those who falsely claim veteran status to give their businesses an advantage in state contracting. “Veterans dedicate years of...

 

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