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 News    August 26, 2014 

City, county officials announce final transition of joint 9-1-1

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced that the final transition for the full merger of the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s 9-1-1 will begin this week, with full consolidation of...

 
 News    August 26, 2014 

Miss Freddye to play at Science Center

Local artist Miss Freddye will bring her blues stylings to Carnegie Science Center on Aug. 30 for the final BLUE! performance. The performance will begin at 1 p.m. in the BLUE! exhibit gallery. Free with general admission to the Science Center,...

 
 News    August 26, 2014 

St. Pius X Church will hold its annual rummage sale on Sept 5-6

St. Pius X Church, 2336 Brownsville Rd. in Carrick, Pgh. Pa. 15210, will be holding its Annual Rummage Sale on Sept. 5-6 Hours of the sale will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sept. 5 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sept. 6. Shoppers may fill a bag at the $2 Sale starting...

 
 News    August 26, 2014 

Vegetable preservation workshop on August 30

On Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10-11:45 a.m. at the Buffalo Inn, South Park, Penn State master food preserver, Susan Marquesen, will be demonstrating state of the art techniques for the preservation of summer vegetable crops. Late summer is the perfect...

 
 News    August 26, 2014 

Parents projected to spend $245K on raising a child born in 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child. The report shows that a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about...

 
 News    August 26, 2014 

Healing Mass in honor of St. Rock on Sun.

The Society of Sancta Maria Magdalena celebrates its annual open air Healing Mass in honor of St. Rock, Patron of the Sick on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. The Mass will take place at the newly renovated Alla Famiglia Parking Center on Allen Street in...

 
 News    August 26, 2014 

Lane restrictions on Rt. 51 this week

Southbound lane restriction on Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) in the City of Pittsburgh and Whitehall Borough will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 27, weather permitting. A single lane closure will occur as needed on southbound Route 51...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

South Sider to celebrate her 100th birthday

Martha Lech, a life-long resident of Enon Way in South Side, and a life-long member of Prince of Peace Parish (St. Adalbert's) celebrates her 100th birthday on August 25. She is the only surviving...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

Pop-up program will aid Mt. O. area businesses

UpTo will be launching UpTo Mainstreet, a pop-up education program that goes into neighborhoods to deliver creative services to small businesses for a suggested donation, in Mt. Oliver, PA (101 Brownsville Rd.) August 25-29. UpTo’s creative...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

So. Pgh. groups get Love Your Block grants

Fourteen organizations that will receive funding for the seventh round of the Love Your Block (LYB) grant program, a servePGH initiative. Through the block revitalization program, in partnership with The Home Depot Foundation, Peoples Gas and PNC,...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

Yellow Dot program can help after a traffic accident

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, said there’s a state Transportation Department program aimed at providing help immediately following a traffic accident. “It’s called the Yellow Dot Program and that’s because it’s designed to help...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

Service increased on 51 Carrick routes

Service enhancements on the 51 Carrick and 51L Carrick Limited will take effect on August 31. 51 service will run more frequently during weekday morning and afternoon peak periods to help address overcrowding. An earlier first trip will be added on...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

Pasta celebration

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of San Giorgio® pasta. To commemorate this milestone, San Giorgio is launching a pasta recipe contest and celebrating with festivities in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and surrounding neighborhoods...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

State legislative committee discusses Allegheny County Crime Lab funding

A joint hearing of the state Senate and House Democratic Policy committees explored ways to restore $2.9 million in state reimbursements for law enforcement services for Allegheny County’s Forensic Science Crime Laboratory. The rare joint hearing...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

County pools operating on end of the season schedule

The county has release the end of season schedule for the Allegheny County Parks Department pools in Boyce Park, North Park, Settlers Cabin Park and South Park. Starting this week, county pools will be closed Monday through Friday and open Saturdays...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

Wabash Tunnel to close for repairs next week

The Wabash Tunnel will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily next week, Monday, Aug. 25 through Friday, Aug. 29, for ventilation fan replacement. The tunnel provides a shortcut for motorists between Route 51 and the South Side. Port Authority...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

Line striping on 10th Street Bridge will restrict traffic Monday

Line striping will be done on the Phillip Murray (South 10th Street) Bridge on Monday, August 25 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Drivers should be aware of lane shifting and intermittent closures as the line striping is being completed. This...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Rudiak calls for investigation of sale price of Cork Factory Lofts

Pittsburgh City Councilmember Natalia Rudiak has asked Mayor William Peduto to investigate the recent undisclosed sale price of the Cork Factory Lofts in the Strip District.  Rather than a traditional deed transfer, some buyers avoid paying...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Worm composting workshop in S.S.

PRC will be holding a worm composting workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at the CCI Center in South Side from 6:30-8 p.m. Worm composting is an easy way to recycle organic kitchen waste into a valuable and nutrient-rich soil fertilizer. All...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Seniors celebrate birthdays with luau

Allentown Senior Center's "Luau" party recently brought more than 80 older adults to the Hilltop center. Amidst grass skirts, flowered shirts, conga-line dancing, games, and prizes, Loretta Marburger...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Back 2 School Cookout in upper McKinley Park

The third annual Back 2 School Cookout is planned for Saturday, Aug. 24 in upper McKinley Park from 3-7 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council Inc. (BNC), will feature a D.J., food, give-a-ways. The BNC will also give away...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Health Dept. setting raccoon rabies vaccine bait this week

The Allegheny County Health Department will conduct its annual raccoon rabies vaccine baiting program through August 15. The program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and part of a multi-state effort to eradicate raccoon rabies, is in...

 
 News    August 12, 2014

Moody's upgrades Pittsburgh bond rating

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the outlook on Pittsburgh’s bond rating last week, following their first meeting with Mayor William Peduto and other administration officials. Moody’s moved the city’s rating up from A1 (Stable Outlook) to A...

 

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