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Articles from the February 25, 2020 edition

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Wheatley announces updated legislation on adult-use cannabis

State Rep. Jake Wheatley has introduced updated legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis, which includes provisions to help disadvantaged populations and victims of the war on drugs. Rep. Wheatley, D-Allegheny, said residents... — Updated 2/26/2020


Civic Leadership Academy applications open for spring 2020 class

Applications are now open for the Spring 2020 City of Pittsburgh Civic Leadership Academy (CLA). CLA is a free 11-week course where participants learn about city operations,... — Updated 2/26/2020


New Opportunity Zones Marketplace to help Pittsburgh produce more equitable development projects

The City of Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh are now part of Smart Growth America's new National Opportunity Zones Marketplace, intended to equip... — Updated 2/26/2020


Genealogy program in Knoxville

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Knoxville will host Genealogy 101 on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. In the program, learn what types of records you can use to start... — Updated 2/26/2020


Pancake fundraiser will be at Abiding Missions

Abiding Missions, 731 Excelsior Street, Pgh., PA 15210, will hold a Pancake Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 29 to benefit St. Paul's Community Academy. The fundraiser, from 10 a.m.-1... — Updated 2/26/2020


U.S. Census recruiting census takes in South Pittsburgh neighborhoods

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill local positions as census takers in the community. Locally, the Census is paying up to $23.50 per hour and offers flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training. Census recruiting events... — Updated 2/26/2020


Magistrate orders end to Mt. O. feud, council adopts a 'Code of Conduct'

Mayor Frank Bernardini began the February 17 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council with an update on a recent hearing before the magistrate. Absent were council members Aaron Graham and... — Updated 2/26/2020


Zone 3 Council reviews and looks toward the future

The February 17 regular business meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) featured elections, crime report, and the 2020 meeting schedule. It began with guest speaker Anthony Kobak, a new senior planner with the... — Updated 2/26/2020


Annual contest a 'Souper' success

After months of planning and preparation, South Side was treated to the Sixteenth Annual South Side Soup Contest on Saturday, Feb. 22. All 1,200 general admission ticket... — Updated 2/26/2020


What a 'souper' day for soup

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This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Valentine Kraska, 106 Brosville Street, 17th Ward, Code PM108... — Updated 2/26/2020


Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 901-905 E. Carson S... — Updated 2/25/2020


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