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 News    March 3, 2015 

Brashear opens a new office inside the YMCA Hilltop Computer Center

The Brashear Association has opened a new office at the YMCA Hilltop Computer Center, 500 Brownsville Road. At the new office, residents can meet with a case manager to apply for energy assistance programs, access public benefits, discover community...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Annual Project Prom for Gentlemen, Project Prom, public sale dates set

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) annual Project Prom giveaway of prom attire to eligible high school students begins on Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Project Prom Shop in Century III Mall, West Mifflin. The...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

County will provide parental leave benefits

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced he has approved and directed the implementation of procedures and policy guidelines for a six-week paid parental leave benefit for Allegheny County employees. “The fact that the United States sti...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Readshaw Bill would require self-reporting of convictions

House Bill 209, introduced by state Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, unanimously passed the House last week. The bill would require all licensees under the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs to report criminal convictions to the...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Bettis joins city, county officials in backing summer jobs effort

Top government, community, business and faith-based leaders joined Steelers legend Jerome Bettis to launch a groundbreaking effort to provide life-changing jobs for youths around the Pittsburgh region. The “Summer of Learn and Earn” seeks to...

 
 News    February 24, 2015

MWCDC receives $400K grant for Emerald View Park work

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has received a grant of $400,000 from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support woodland restoration and trail construction in Emerald View Park (EVP). The two-year grant enables the MWCDC...

 
 News    February 24, 2015

City releases Education Task Force report, recommendations

After a year of work, Mayor William Peduto’s Education Task Force released a wide-ranging set of policy recommendations designed to foster further collaboration between the City of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Public Schools, and support children...

 
 News    February 24, 2015

Deadline nears for YouthWorks employment initiative applications

Applications are being accepted through March 31, 2015 for young men interested in enrolling in Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s YouthWorks Employment Initiative. The program is designed to provide work experience in the form of internships...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

South Side Presbyterian Ash Wednesday services

The South Side Presbyterian Church is reminding people that Wednesday, Feb. 18, is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Christian season called Lent, a special time for reflection, discovery, and growth leading up to the significant anniversaries of...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Glenbury St. closed this week

The temporary portion of Glenbury Street between Route 88 and Transport Street was scheduled to be closed to traffic beginning Monday, Feb. 16 weather permitting. Glenbury Street will be closed between Route 88 and Transport Street to allow crews to...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Pancake Breakfast at Concord Church

The Family Group Of Concord Presbyterian Church will hold its Annual Easter Pancake Breakfast on Concord Family Group Easter Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Concord Social Hall, 1907 Brownsville Rd. Cost for the...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Drop Stitch for knitters

Experienced knitters and those just starting out are welcome to join in for Drop Stitch on February 21, from 1 -2:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Carrick. Drop Stitch meets once each month and is an informal knitting group for...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Practice speaking English at the Carrick Library

For those who English is not their first language and would like a place to practice, they are welcome to come to the Carrick library. There they will join other non-native speakers for friendly, low-stress conversation. The program meets at the...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Application deadline extended to apply for Love Your Block

The application deadline for the spring 2015 Love Your Block grant award program has been extended until Friday, Feb, 20. This round of the Love Your Block program will grant 15 organizations up to $1,000 in funds and donated supplies for a...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Boilermakers announce 'Guns for Opportunity' initiative in city, county

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto joined Raymond C. Ventrone, Business Manager of Boilermakers Local 154 and other representatives of the union in announcing the launch of the Boilermakers’ “Gu...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Code for America Fellowship in Pittsburgh

The Code for America Fellowship has officially launched in Pittsburgh. The Fellowship pairs local governments with teams of mid-career, civic-minded technology experts for one year. The governments and fellows explore answers to local challenges by...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Port Authority adds features for commuter ConnectCard

Several new ConnectCard features have launched to make using Port Authority easier and more convenient for both daily commuters and occasional riders.  The new features include automated electronic transfers and the introduction of single-trip...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

Valentine's Party at the Market House

Alumni from St. Casmir’s, St. Micheal’s and South High are invited to a free Valentine’s Day Party at the South Side Market House Senior Center on February 12 from 9:30-3 p.m. They will be playing games, having a Chinese Auction, money raffle,...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

Trinity Lutheran Church begins 12-month Mission Program

Trinity Lutheran Mt. Oliver is presenting a 12-month Mission Program. Starting with a Soup and Sandwich Day on January 24, they presented brochures on various food banks, WIC, senior boxes, and the qualifying base for each of these programs. They...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

Open Mic Night Feb. 21 for artists ages 12 to 25

CLP-Knoxville will continue celebrating Black History Month with an Open Mic Night on Saturday, Feb.21 from 6 – 9 p.m. Artists age 12-25, can come in and express themselves through music, storytelling, spoken word, poetry and more. Audience...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

Open Mike Coffee House at the S.S. Presbyterian Church

The Open Mike Coffee House at the South Side Presbyterian Church will take place on Friday, Feb. 13, 7:30 – 9 p.m. People are invited to share their performing artistry, from music to poetry, dance to drama. Call Teresa at 412-916-4040 if you wish...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

Ashes services at Sancta Maria

Sancta Maria Magdalena will celebrate a Blessing of Ashes and the Divine Liturgy on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at noon. The church will also hold a light supper from 5-6:30 p.m., open to all at no cost followed by Lenten Reflections of Healing and Praise,...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

Wabash Tunnel closed this week for waterlines

The Wabash Tunnel will be closed for up to five days this week due to a waterline replacement project. The HOV tunnel closed to traffic starting on Sunday, Feb. 8, and reopening at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14. The work includes installation of a new...

 

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