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Non-profit, arts fair coming up at Phillips Rec Center

Friends of Phillips Park (FoPP) will present Non-Profit & Arts Fair, at Phillips Recreation Center, 201 Parkfield Street, Carrick on March 24 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., The event will feature performances from Brandon Lehman, 12 Peers Theatre,...

 

Hill Top Lions support their community with donation to St. John Vianney Pantry

Members of the Pittsburgh Hill Top Lions Club recently visited the St. John Vianney Food Pantry and made a contribution of $1,000 to the pantry for their work in providing food assistance to those in...

 

Slovak Mass and Easter customs at Prince of Peace

Prince of Peace Parish will host the Annual Slovak Mass and Easter Customs Breakfast on Saturday, March 24, at St. Adalbert Church, South 15th Street, on South Side. This celebration of rich Slovak religious culture and traditional Easter customs...

 

Register for Keep PA Beautiful's Great American Cleanup

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has announced that registration for the 2018 Great American Cleanup of PA is open. This annual event begins on March 1 and ends on May 31.  During this period, registered events can get free trash bags, gloves, and...

 

PA Resources to conduct composting, rain barrel workshops

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has released its Spring 2018 schedule of workshops at locations throughout Allegheny County. To register for a PRC workshop, visit www.prc.org/programs or call 412-488-7490 x226. Backyard composting workshops will b...

 

City launches interactive public engagement tool

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Management and Budget has officially launched "Balancing Act," an online public engagement tool that allows residents to be in charge of the city budget through...

 

Pittsburgh's Chief of Administration and Human Resources takes new role at PWSA

Debbie Lestitian, Pittsburgh’s Chief of Administration and Director of its Human Resources Department, is leaving city government for a new role overseeing the restructuring of the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority.  Ms. Lestitian has been...

 

Fitzgerald comments on voter-verified paper ballots directive

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald issued the following statement in response to last week’s announcement from Governor Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of State on new voting machines: “I applaud Governor Wolf’s announcement to require new...

 

American Spirits:The Rise and Fall of Prohibition: brings the Roaring '20s to life at the History Center

At the Senator John Heinz History Center, the “Smithsonian’s home in Pittsburgh,” visitors to explore an exhilarating era of bootleggers, flappers, gangsters, speakeasies, and suffragists as part of a new traveling exhibition, American...

 

Market House lists activities for February

The South Side Healthy Active Living Senior Center, 12th Street in South Side, is offering a variety of programs and activities in February. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, we will offer a class in How to Use Small Computers/Tablets from 10-11 a.m. a Mardi...

 

Black History Month events and exhibits at the Heinz History Center

The Senator John Heinz History Center, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, interprets and preserves African American heritage year-round through a variety of exhibitions and events curated by...

 

Sign up for Pittsburgh's Leadership Academy

The City of Pittsburgh is again offering its Civic Leadership Academy, a free, 11-week course that encourages more informed, effective and inspired community and civic leadership by giving city residents an opportunity to learn about their local...

 

Learn more about Love My Neighbor! grants at South Pittsburgh workshops

Love My Neighbor! grants up to $2,500 are available to residents of Allentown, Beltzhoover, Hill District, Homewood, Larimer, Lincoln-Lemington, Knoxville, Millvale, and Wilkinsburg to support resident-led projects that love their neighbors and...

 

A+ Schools want a plan in event of school strike

After a year and a half of negotiating, the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers (PFT) and Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) are at an impasse in their talks about new contracts for teachers, paraprofessionals, and technical-clerical workers. Last week,...

 

Goodwill is offering adult education classes

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania offers many opportunities for people who wish to improve their education on their way to improving their employment future. The agency is now enrolling for free adult education classes at locations in downtown...

 

Pittsburgh, Paris join in mobility pledge

The City of Pittsburgh is a signatory on an international pact among governments, transportation, technology and climate organizations adopting common principals on mobility that promote equity, efficiency and sustainable urban communities.  The “...

 

Reaching retirement age? Here's what you need to know

Every birthday deserves celebration, but some seem a little more special than others. Think of a baby’s first birthday. Sweet 16. The “Big 4-0.” Then, before you know it, along comes 65. This last milestone is especially important to retirees....

 

PA Secretary of Banking cautions investors about cryptocurrencies

With cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin continuing to attract headlines and market interest, Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann reminds consumers that investments involving cryptocurrencies should not be confused with developments of...

 

Blue Ribbon Panel will discuss PWSA at community forum Jan. 30

The City of Pittsburgh will host the PWSA Blue Ribbon Panel Community Forum. The forum will take place on Tuesday, January 30, 6-8 p.m. in Council Chambers, 5th Floor, City-County Building. The panel will use this meeting to provide an overview...

 

Penna. Attorney General warns of Super Bowl LII scams

Attorney General Josh Shapiro and his Bureau of Consumer Protection warned Pennsylvanians to be alert for scams when purchasing Super Bowl LII tickets or other products relating to the event. Consumers and sports fans can be scammed and end up...

 

Learn more about Love My Neighbor! grants at South Pittsburgh workshops

Love My Neighbor! grants up to $2,500 are available to residents of Allentown, Beltzhoover, Hill District, Homewood, Larimer, Lincoln-Lemington, Knoxville, Millvale, and Wilkinsburg to support resident-led projects that love their neighbors and...

 

Snow Angels needed to clear seniors' sidewalks

Mayor’s Office & Office of Community Affairs is calling for volunteers to assist elderly and disabled residents with home snow removal this winter  The Office of Mayor William Peduto and the Office of Community Affairs launched Pittsburgh...

 

Greater Pitt Community Food Bank earns Live Well Allegheny designation

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced another workplace has earned the Live Well Allegheny designation. This brings the total to 50 communities, 41 restaurants, 14 workplaces and 13 school districts that are making health a...

 

State to provide $10M to Growth Fund for Hazelwood Green research facility

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa announced the award of $10 million to Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) Southwestern Pennsylvania Growth Fund to transform a former industrial mill in Hazelwood into a research facility for...

 

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