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Consultants ask for input on future of South Side business

A community meeting to help develop priority actions strengthening the East Carson Street business district drew about 65 attendees to the South Side Market House on July 12. “We’re in this journey in which you are the most valuable component...

 
 News    July 17, 2018 

Pittsburgh explores moving civic offices from Ross Street

The City of Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority are exploring moving city services from the John P. Robin Civic Building to a new Downtown location on the Boulevard of the Allies.  A proposed new location at 420 Boulevard of the Allies...

 

Police give details of significant crimes in Carrick/Overbrook

Carrick residents heard an update on summer crime as Zone 3 officer Christine Luffey was the primary speaker at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch at its temporary location in former Birmingham United Church of Christ on...

 

PWSA exceeds DEP requirement to replace lead service lines

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) reported it has surpassed its Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) requirement to replace 1,341 lead service lines by June 30. As part of this work, PWSA has also replaced more...

 

Cool Globes exhibit debuts in Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh has announced the grand opening of Cool Globes in Pittsburgh. The nearly 30 large globe sculptures - described as “public art with a purpose”- will be on display in Market Square, PPG Plaza, and Gateway Center through...

 

Free child care approved for city employees and community events

Mayor William Peduto signed legislation approved last week by Pittsburgh City Council to provide free, on-site child care for city employees and those attending designated community events.  The legislation will cover the costs of child care at...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 12, 2018

Mayor updates on more police, asks for Hilltop area priorities

With summer approaching and better weather here, Mayor William Peduto hoped Allentown residents took note of more police on the streets. “I hope you’ve noticed there are more police in Zone 3,” he told residents at the June meeting of the Allen...

 

Mayor at ACDC meeting on June 5 in Allentown

City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto will be the featured speaker at the Allentown CDC community meeting on Tuesday, June 5. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. A light dinner will be...

 

Mental health frames discussion at Zone 3 meeting

The May 21 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council featured a discussion on mental health with therapist and social worker Julius Boatwright of Steel Smiling, the community-based social-service agency he founded which conducts free outreach....

 

Abandonded cars an issue in Mt. Oliver City

Crime the past four months in Mt. Oliver City was “extremely low”, said community relations Officer Christine Luffey in kicking off the May 24 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. The crimes included: one aggravated assault,...

 

Mayor Peduto speaker at Allentown meeting

City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto will be the featured speaker at the Allentown CDC community meeting on Tuesday, June 5. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. A light dinner will be...

 

Mayor will open Arlington Spray Park this Saturday

The Arlington Civic Council is sponsoring a Grand Opening celebration and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the Arlington Spray Park at The Fort on May 26 at noon. Mayor Peduto will be cutting the ribbon to officially open the season. Festivities will...

 

PWSA customers in South Side may have lead lines replaced

The May meeting of the South Side Planning Forum featured presentations on the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) and its lease service line replacement project, and a proposed City Theatre renovation project. In his overview of the PWSA, ex...

 

Allentown will have one of city's first 'Sparks' on Warrington

The City of Pittsburgh has announced the initial two applicants in the 2018 Spark Pilot Program, creating small street parks outside businesses in Allentown and Downtown.  A Spark is a small park or street park. It is a sidewalk extension...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 8, 2018

Program will renovate facades of homes in Beltzhoover near McKinley

Looking for synergy with nearby improvements to upper McKinley Park, the Hilltop Alliance (HA) has partnered with Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation (PHLF) to restore the facades of 12...

 
 By Tom Smith    News    May 8, 2018

Hilltop programs aim to keep kids off the streets with academics and sports

The May meeting of the Allentown CDC had a recreation theme with speakers from YouthPlaces and the Hilltop Huskies making presentations. Cynthia James, president of YouthPlaces, said the countywide program is currently operating in ten locations,...

 
 Kids    May 1, 2018

Time running out to apply for Cops and Kids camp

Every summer for more than a decade, The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police hosts children ages 8 to 12 at the annual Cops and Kids Summer Camp -- and time is running out to sign up. The week-long camps, which are held at Allegheny County Community College...

 

Mayor touts decrease in homicides, increase of ShotSpotter program

“Trauma, Public Safety & You: Impacts & Solutions” was the topic of the spring city-wide public safety meeting which drew more than 125 residents to the Teamster Temple in Lawrenceville on April 18. The meeting was conducted by Zone 5 public...

 

Pittsburgh debuts solar charging stations for its electric vehicle fleet

Mayor William Peduto joined other city officials in debuting five solar charging stations for the city’s growing fleet of electrical vehicles. The Envision Solar EV ARC charging stations are 100 percent emissions free. Mayor Peduto has...

 

City to pave streets throughout South Pittsburgh during 2018

Mayor William Peduto and the city’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) have finalized the list of 2018 street resurfacing projects, totaling nearly 55 miles of paving this year. Paving work is set to begin this week. The full...

 

Mayor supports URA micro loan program

A micro loan program supported by Mayor William Peduto for small businesses and entrepreneurs went before the board of the Urban Redevelopment Authority last Thursday.  The Micro-Enterprise Loan Program would offer loans of $5,000...

 

City to participate in Smart Cities Collaborative Program cohort

The City of Pittsburgh has been selected by Transportation for America (T4America) as one of 22 communities chosen to participate in the second cohort of their Smart Cities Collaborative program. In its second year, the collaborative will...

 

City, CMU highlight tool to predict fire-prone buildings

Mayor William Peduto joined officials from the Departments of Public Safety and Innovation & Performance and from Carnegie Mellon University to detail their latest collaborative efforts to use data sharing to provide Pittsburgh residents with...

 

Mayor issues order on Safe Leave Policy

Mayor William Peduto joined community partners in announcing an Executive Order creating a Paid Safe Leave policy for city employees victimized by domestic abuse.  Many individuals in the city – and particularly women – face intimate partner...

 

Mayor Peduto honored by women business owners

Last week, Mayor William Peduto addressed more than 100 Women Business Owners and supporters at the National Association of Women Business Owners Meeting at Gaetano’s Banquet Center. Mayor Peduto received an award for his support of Women in...

 

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