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 News    July 29, 2014 

Allentown celebrating National Night Out

Allentown Community Development Corp. (ACDC) will hold its annual National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. The ACDC will be giving out free hot dogs, drinks,...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

Learn how house plants can help to keep the air clean in your home

Many people may be surprised to learn what air-cleaning power-houses houseplants are. Join the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Mt. Washington on Wednesday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. to learn some fascinating information on the best ways to use...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

State will soon issue license plates supporting Gettysburgh monuments

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, announced the state will begin issuing a license plate in November that will support the Pennsylvania monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park. On July 2, the governor signed S.B. 1187 into law...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

HDPC holds hearing on jobs, workforce development

Members of the House Democratic Policy Committee heard from school administrators, business executives and higher education advocates at a public hearing on July 23 focusing on jobs and economic development, said state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

Pittsburgh site for National League of Cities 2016 convention

The governing board of the National League of Cities has chosen Pittsburgh as the site of its 2016 Congress of Cities and Exposition, which will draw thousands of local government officials from around the country to the city. That year will also mar...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

Public comment sought on changes to emissions

The Allegheny County Board of Health is accepting public comments until August 27 on proposed changes to county air quality regulations for emissions inventory reporting and will hold a hearing on the revisions on Friday, Aug. 22, at 10:00 a.m., at t...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

Mayor applauds cleaner, safer concert atmosphere

Changes implemented by the city, North Shore stakeholders and country music fans led to a cleaner and safer atmosphere Saturday outside PNC Park. City Public Works and Public Safety officials reported much improved activity surrounding the Jason...

 
 News    July 29, 2014 

Sprint custumers can now text to 911 in Allegheny County

Sprint customers in Allegheny County can now send a short message service (SMS) text message to 911 for emergency help when unable to make a 911 voice call. Text to 911 will allow access for the hearing/speech impaired and a safe means of contact to...

 
 By Jennifer Szweda Jordan    News    July 22, 2014

Carrick substitutes for the Bronx in new Gyllenhall movie

Bringing Hollywood magic to the border of Carrick and Brentwood, local artists quickly transformed Brownsville Road at Maytide Street into New York's Bronx last week, setting the stage for the...

 
 By Tom Smith    News    July 22, 2014

Hilltop Community Health Center moving to Mt. Washington July 28

Although only 10 years old, the Hilltop Community Health Center's (HCHC) roots began 40 years ago in Sto Rox with a program developed by two priests and an nun, Joanne Andiorio, COO of the HCHC, expla...

 
 News    July 22, 2014

New website supports Penna attorneys and civil legal aid

A website redesigned to better serve attorneys, financial institutions and others who support civil legal aid for the state’s poorest individuals and families has been launched by the Pennsylvania Interest on Lawyers Trust Account, or IOLTA,...

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Call before you start digging

As summer approaches and people start to work on outdoor projects, the message of calling 811 at least three days before digging is more important than ever. Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania also reminds all homeowners that in addition to calling 811...

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Free lunch for kids at Trinity

Free lunch is available to all kids age 18 and younger at theTrinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road. There isn’t a fee for lunch and registration isn’t required. The meal is available from noon to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday until...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Mayor says a compromise is planned to keep a dog park in Mt. Washington

Mayor William Peduto last week announced a compromise aimed at keeping a dog park in Mount Washington, but removing it from the space it currently occupies in Olympia Park some area residents objected to. “I realize that many people in Mount...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Councilwoman Rudiak in NY, NY to learn more about pre-school

The Grable Foundation has partnered with The Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC) to design a series of learning tours to foster innovative early childhood education, strategies and policies. Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Carrick High marching band holding an all-years reunion

Alumni of the Carrick High School Raider Marching Band have organized a reunion for marching band members from all years on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2 p.m. at South Park, Silent Brook Grove. The cost is $15 per person which will include a catered meal and...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Gardening Thyme on Mount

Faith Starr, host of Living Green With Faith radio show, will present a series of Gardening Thyme programs at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh--Mt. Washington. The first program will be held on July 16, at 6:30 p.m. on the topic of Companion...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Grandview Park barbecue

Pittsburgh Urban Gardening Project and the Burgh Bites Cart will host a Sunday Barbecue in Grandview Park on July 20 from 2-6 p.m. The menu will include a corn roast, wood fired jerk wings, roasted pork butt, homemade Italian sausage and more. There...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Lanes shifted at Rt. 51 Overbrook jug handle

PennDOT has shifted traffic on northbound Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) onto the newly constructed jug handle. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained on northbound Route 51 during peak travel hours. Motorists can access Route 88 or continue...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Msgr. Cianca to be ordained Bishop

The Most Reverend, John P. Walzer, D.D. Patriarch of the Charismatic Catholic Church will ordain and consecrate Victor Stephen Cianca to the Sacred Order of Bishop in Christ’s One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church on Saturday, July 26 at 2 p.m....

 
 News    July 15, 2014

St. Basil Parish annual festival features rides, games and food

St. Basil Parish, 1735 Brownsville Road will host its annual six night festival from July 21-26 on the parish grounds from 7-10 p.m. There will be children’s and adult games, refreshments, a bake sale, drawings, a Chinese auction, a flea market,...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Help a child learn to read, become an OASIS tutor

Help a child learn to read by becoming an OASIS tutor. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and over. All materials, books, and supplies are provided by OASIS at no cost. Ongoing education is offered...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

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...

 

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