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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...

 

Molchany pay equity bill discussed at public hearing

A bill authored by state Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, that would address wage inequality in Pennsylvania was the subject of a House Labor and Industry Committee public hearing last week. "In...

 

Molchany announces $3.4 M in grants for local projects

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, announced the state has committed more than $3.4 million in funding for two local projects. “These funds will help create jobs, strengthen our communities and stimulate the growth of our regional economy,”...

 

State legislative committee discusses Allegheny County Crime Lab funding

A joint hearing of the state Senate and House Democratic Policy committees explored ways to restore $2.9 million in state reimbursements for law enforcement services for Allegheny County’s Forensic Science Crime Laboratory. The rare joint hearing...

 

Sen. Fontana introduces ride-sharing legislation in state Senate

Legislation that would provide a remedy to the Public Utility Commission’s (PUC) ruling that bars Uber and Lyft from offering ride-sharing transportation alternatives in Allegheny County has been introduced in the state Senate by Sen. Wayne...

 
 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

Erin Molchany

Erin Molchany, the freshman legislator currently representing the 22nd Legislative District (which will be moving to the eastern part of the state), is a Mount Washington resident for the last 17...

 

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...

 

Carrick block watch updated crime trends

After being cancelled due to snowy weather for several months, the Carrick Overbrook Block Watch meeting resumed for the first time this year on April 7. The evening’s guest speaker was Kelly Henretty, an investigator with Pittsburgh’s Office of...

 

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...

 

Molchany meets with President Obama on jobs, pay equity

Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, met privately with President Barack Obama at the White House last week to discuss pay equity, as well as issues and opportunities in South Pittsburgh. "I was deeply...

 

Rep. Molchany sponsors annual Senior Fair

Rep. Erin Molchany will host her annual South Hills Senior Fair on Thursday, April 24 from 4-7 p.m. at St. Pamphilus Church, 1000 Tropical Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15226   For the event, Rep. Molchany is bringing together government agencies,...

 

Police don't want vigilantes in the fight against crime in neighborhoods

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council Meeting of March 19 began with discussion about the information listed on police reports distributed at these meetings. The reports contain street names/blocks as it is unlawful to give specific addresses. Attendees...

 

Peduto appoints Molchany to Southwestern PA Commission

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, was appointed by Mayor William Peduto to serve on the board of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission. “I am honored to be appointed to the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission because I understand how...

 

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...

 

Emergency management topic of February Zone 3 safety meeting

The Feb. 19 Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting featured a presentation by Raymond V. DeMichiei, deputy director of the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. The meeting began with crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey...

 

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...

 

Volunteers prepare more than 2,000 Thanksgiving meals and have them delivered

On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, the annual Get Stuffed With Love Project was another success. The goal was to insure every Pittsburgher in need of a Thanksgiving Meal received one delivered...

 

Upcoming holiday events focus of Zone 3 meeting

Upcoming holiday events were among the focus at the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Nov. 20. Crime prevention Officer Christine Luffey is in her sixth year of organizing the delivery of free, warm meals on Thanksgiving Day in Zones 3 and 6,...

 

Zone 3 council plans for citywide meeting, Get Stuffed With Love

Topics ranged from Halloween to Thanksgiving -- interspersed with news of day-to-day crime-related issues -- at the Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting on Sept. 18. The evening began with the announcement the council will be hosting the next city-wi...

 

Block watch celebrates successes, learns details of area assault

As Crime Prevention Officer Christine Luffey distributed copies of the August crime statistics for Carrick at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch, she prepared those in attendance to receive a mixed message. “While I’m...

 

Town Hall Forum will offer answers about Affordable Care Act

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, will hear from experts in the insurance and health care industries, nonprofits and community leaders at a public hearing on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at St. Pamphilus...

 

Community Cornfest this Saturday in Carrick's Phillips Park

Join in fun at the family friendly annual Community Cornfest under the great oak trees at Carrick’s Phillips Park on Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 6 pm. Friends and neighbors are welcome to join...

 

Filing crime reports stressed at Zone 3 Public Safety Council meeting

The importance of filing a police report when a crime occurs was a focus of the May 15 Zone 3 Public Safety Council Meeting held in the Zone 3 police station. A 25-year area resident said her ex-husband was robbed recently in the early evening by...

 

Molchany co-sponsors bipartisan non-discrimination bill

State Rep. Erin Molchany, D-Allegheny, issued the following statement touting strong, statewide support for Pennsylvania non-discrimination legislation. “In 64 of 67 Pennsylvania counties, a person can be fired from a job, evicted, and denied a...

 

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