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 News    June 20, 2017 

Brashear Camp reunion is Aug. 5

The 2017 Brashear Camp reunion is set for Saturday, Aug. 5 from 1-5 p.m. at the American Serbian Club, 2524 Sarah Street in South Side. The reunion is for all campers, staff and those who have ever...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

Teen Talk seeks support for event

Teen Talk will host a community event to spread awareness of and prevent bullying on June 24 from 1-4 p.m. at the Beltzhoover Community Building, 407 Gearing Ave Pgh, PA. 15210. The group is accepting monetary, craft products, food items, paper...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

Ice cream event at Dairy District

Summer Scoops, an ice cream event, will take place at the Carrick Dairy District on Thursday, June 29 from 6-8 p.m. The free activities at the family friendly event include: games, strolling entertainment and a bounce house. Ice cream sundaes will...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

Summer games with police, community at Highmark Stadium

The family-oriented USSIE Summer Games is designed to build, nurture, and maintain relationships between the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and residents throughout the City of Pittsburgh.  The Power of &, Bridges Mentoring Group and the Bureau of...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

First ever South Side Park GoatFest coming in July

The first ever South Side Park Goat Fest will take place in South Side Park at the Bandi Schaum Community Garden on Saturday July 8 from noon to 4 p.m. Everyone will have a chance to meet the goats eating their way through the park’s “Jurassic...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

PA Resources summer environmental workshops

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has announced its Summer 2017 schedule of environmental workshops to take place in Allegheny County. By attending a PRC workshop, participants can learn how to conserve water with a rain barrel, turn leaves and...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

State Attorneys General evaluating marketing of the sale of opioid drugs

Attorney General Josh Shapiro is working with a bipartisan coalition of a majority of Attorneys General from across the country in an ongoing investigation to evaluate whether manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing and...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

Costa intends to introduce resolution to hold opioid industry accountable

State Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) has signaled his intent to introduce a resolution urging Governor Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro to file suit against the pharmaceutical industry for deceptive and unfair marketing practices. The...

 
 News    June 20, 2017 

OverdoseFreePA launches new website

The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) and Pennsylvania Overdose Reduction Technical Assistance Center (TAC) recently launched the newly redesigned OverdoseFreePA.org website, which has been...

 

Health center holding Open House, 15,000 free diapers available on Sat.

Sto-Rox Family Health Center, parent organization of the Hilltop Community Health Center, will hold an open house on Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 710 Thompson Ave; McKees Rocks, PA 15136. Visitors can get a free health check for diabetes,...

 

Arson dog coming to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire will be welcoming a new investigator to its ranks next year. With the assistance of State Farm and Main Specialty Dogs, the Fire Bureau will soon have an arson dog, formally known as an accelerant detection dog. ...

 

CHS Class of 77 holding reunion

Carrick High School Class of 1977 40th Reunion will be held on September 16. For more information, contact: chrissyb1959@gmail.com or Linda Streib Carrington at 412-728-4685...

 

South Side business cleans memorials

Gary and Pam McBurney, owners of Vapor Galleria joined their employees in beginning a project to clean and restore the headstones of 20 veterans' graves in honor of Memorial Day. They will clean and...

 

Come out to help mulch Carrick trees

Volunteers are needed to join their neighbors and the Carrick Tree Tenders for a Mulch party along Brownsville Road on Tuesday, June 20 from 6-8 p.m. On that evening, they will care for the Carrick street trees by cleaning up the litter from the...

 

WIC distributes checks for Farmers' Market Program

The Allegheny County Health Department Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) has started distributing the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. They will be available until September 29 or until the FMNP checks run out. Each...

 

Carrick clean up

Volunteers are needed for the Last Hump of the Month Litter Clean Up in Carrick on Wednesday June 28 from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers should meet behind the Carrick Shopping Center, 2134 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Bags and Gloves provided Those...

 

Lane restrictions begin next week for 10th Street Bridge

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works has announced rehabilitation of the Philip Murray Bridge (South 10th Street) will begin Monday, June 19. This phase of the project includes replacement of bridge deck, painting, structural steel...

 

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...

 

Beltzhoover Community Day vendors and sponsors wanted

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council is looking for food and non-food vendors, and sponsors for Community Day 2017. To become a vendor or sponsor or for more information, contact the BNC at 412-904-1732 and leave a message or email...

 

Open Mic Night June 9 at S.S. Presbyterian Church

The next Open Mic Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church is on Friday, June 9, 7:30 – 9 p.m., and welcomes singers, poets, readers, dancers, comedians, and more to the stage. Those interested in sharing are asked to call 412-431-0118...

 

Capital Budget forums allow for resident input

The city will be holding several Capital Budget Deliberative Forums to gain input into what residents would like to see in the way of projects. The forum will follow a format that gives residents a chance to learn more about what goes into the...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough prepares to celebrate 125th anniversary

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of The Borough of Mount Oliver. Throu gh the years this community has remained autonomous, despite several attempts to make us part of the great City of Pittsburgh. We are unique because we a...

 

Help needed for Allentown community garden project

The LLC Community Garden on the corner of Industry and Arlington Avenue is getting ready to start an exciting new day in its neighborhood history. It is the goal of the current volunteers to create a space for neighbors to gather and enjoy...

 

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