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Love my Neighbor grant info at next workshop on Feb. 22

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 the...

 

Knoxville Green Space meeting Feb. 21

The first community forum for the new Knoxville Green Playce will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. Economic Development South is working with the Knoxville Community Council, Landforce, and GTECH to collect ideas to create a community...

 
 By Austin Vaught    News    February 20, 2018 

Mt. Washington establishes new business advisory council

A new business advisory council sponsored by the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) will look to strengthen the connection between the community and its local businesses. The new business advisory council, which was announced...

 

Non-profit, arts fair at the 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,...

 

South Side Soup Contest another souper day in the neighborhood

The 2018 South Side Soup Contest wowed and challenged everyone as the weather became a force to be reckoned with. Anxious soup taster-judges queued up in warm weather gear at SouthSide Works Cinema...

 

City announces third cohort of PGH Lab Startup Program

Mayor William Peduto, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), and the Pittsburgh Parking Authority have announced...

 

Pittsburgh delegation attends 2018 RHI Sociable City Conference in New Orleans

Continuing a multi-year commitment to creating a sociable city and one that is welcoming to all, the City of Pittsburgh and partners have sent a sizable delegation to the Responsible Hospitality Institute’s 2018 Sociable City Summit in New Orleans...

 

Pittsburgh Mercy Parish Nurse, Health Ministry program offering day retreat April 14

The Pittsburgh Mercy Parish Nurse & Health Ministry Program, a member of Trinity Health, serving in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, will host a day retreat, “Nurturing Body, Mind, and Spirit,” on Saturday, April 14 at St. Paul of the...

 

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...

 

Funeral directors association installs new officers for 2018

The Allegheny County Funeral Directors Association (ACFDA) recently installed officers for 2018. The newly installed officers are: President: John N. Elachko, III, John N. Elachko Funeral Home, Oakland; Vice-President: James E. Maksin, John F....

 

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 “...

 

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