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 News    June 28, 2016 

Brashear's Christmas in July event

Brashear Association’s annual Christmas in July celebration will take place at the Rowdy Buck, 1325 E. Carson Street, on Thursday, July 14 from 5-7:30 p.m. The eighth annual Christmas in July event benefits Brashear’s Holiday Assistance Program...

 
 News    June 28, 2016 

Allentown Senior Center holding a fundraiser at the Rowdy Buck

Allentown Senior Center will be holding a fundraiser at the Rowdy Buck, 1321 E. Carson Street, on Thursday, July 21 from 4-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served to anyone making a donation or purchasing a raffle ticket to benefit the senior...

 
 News    June 28, 2016 

Sancta Maria will host St. Rock Day

Sancta Maria Magdalena will again be sponsoring the Feast Day of St. Rock on August 14, beginning at noon with the Divine Liturgy in honor of the sick. This year’s open air liturgy will be held at Esser Plaza, 12th and Carson, South Side, the...

 
 News    June 28, 2016 

City Bicentennial celebration July 9

Organizers of the Pittsburgh Bicentennial Celebration are welcoming all residents of the greater Pittsburgh region to come Downtown for Bicentennial events throughout the day on Saturday, July 9.  The day begins with a 11 a.m. parade on Liberty...

 
 News    June 28, 2016 

Fontana amendment would outlaw sexual orientation discrimination

A state Senate committee has approved Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s (D-Allegheny) amendment that would outlaw discrimination in the workplace based on one’s sexual orientation or gender identity. “My proposal puts the force of law behind basic human...

 
 News    June 28, 2016 

Public hearing held on Readshaw bill allowing involuntary commitment

 The House Human Services Committee has held a public hearing on a bill introduced by Rep. Harry Readshaw that would allow for the involuntary commitment of those suffering from drug or alcohol addiction for treatment. “I am gratified the...

 
 News    June 28, 2016 

Rudiak calls to improve swimming pool inspection

Last week, Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak introduced a resolution calling on the Department of Public Works to improve the process by which City swimming pools are inspected and repaired. The move was prompted by the late opening of Moore Swimming Pool...

 
 News    June 28, 2016 

Readshaw resolution looks at opioid addiction

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, which would look at options for dealing with heroin and other opioid addiction. The resolution (H.R. 893) directs the Joint...

 
 News    June 28, 2016 

Social Security has online service for replacement of SS cards in PA

The Social Security Administration introduced the expansion of online services for residents of Pennsylvania available through its my Social Security portal at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social...

 
 News    June 21, 2016

Volunteers needed in Carrick for June's Last Hump clean-up

Carrick volunteers are needed for the Last Hump of the Month Litter Clean-Up on Wednesday, June 29 from 6-8 p.m. Volunteers meet behind the Carrick Shopping Center. Bags and Gloves are provided. Those with questions about the clean-up may email...

 
 News    June 21, 2016

Flea Market June 25 at the St. Clair AA/Senior Center

St. Clair AA/Senior Center will hold its annual Flea Market on Saturday, June 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. In addition to the Flea Market, there will be a bake sale and food available. The St. Clair AA/Senior Center is at 2400 Elsie Street in...

 
 News    June 21, 2016

RISE program seeks candidates for construction job-training

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s RISE (Reentry through Industry Specific Education) Project is currently seeking candidates for the program. Now entering its fifth year, the construction job-training program focuses on individuals who need...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Diocese will merge four South Pittsburgh area church parishes

Bishop David A. Zubik announced over the weekend mergers involving ten parishes in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh including four from South Pittsburgh. According to a news release from the Diocese, the pastors of all ten parishes had petitioned...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

40 Acres site in Hays will now be Pittsburgh's biggest park

The board of the Urban Redevelopment Authority has accepted a gift of 660 acres of land in Hays from the Pittsburgh Development Group II, with plans to create new city parkland, trails and possibly housing. The $5 million price paid by the URA as par...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Citiparks outdoor pools open June 14

Citiparks will open 16 outdoor swimming pools for the summer season and six spray parks for daily operation today, Tuesday, June 14. The Citiparks pools are in Highland Park, Riverview Park, Schenley Park, Banksville, Bloomfield, Brighton Heights,...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Healthy cooking program at Trinity

A Healthy Cooking program will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road in Mt. Oliver, on Saturday, June 25. The program will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. RSVP to Val at telcmo@gmail.com or...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Father's Day dinner Sunday at St. Paul AME

The Beltzhoover Civic Association and St. Paul AME Church will host a family Father’s Day Dinner on Sunday, June 19. The dinner will take place from 4-6 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard St., Pittsburgh, PA 15210. For more information, call...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

PRC 'Reuse Fest' will benefit non-profits

Clean out the garage…the basement…the overflowing closets throughout the house because the region’s fifth annual large-scale collection of materials to be reused by local nonprofits will take place on Saturday, June 18. The Pennsylvania...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Emergency management reorganized in the city

As the result of internal reviews after the April 13 Donald Trump rally in Downtown, the City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Department will refocus its Office of Emergency Management to conduct comprehensive planning for all large-scale public events a...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Pennsylvania residents surveyed on their ability, willingness to recycle

Over the last 5 months the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center (RMC) in partnership with the Center for Survey Research at Penn State Harrisburg completed a state-wide survey of Pennsylvanians to understand how much e-waste is likely destined for...

 

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