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Articles from the March 9, 2021 edition

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Zoning Board hearings for Thursday, March 11

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Board meetings will be hosted on Zoom and streamed on YouTube Live on the Pittsburgh City Planning YouTube page at To join the Zoom webinar, use... — Updated 3/11/2021


Shade Tree Commission has equitable streeet tree investment strategy

Mayor William Peduto and the City of Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission have announced a new Equitable Street Tree Investment Strategy to promote maintenance in low-income neighborhoods with low tree canopy cover as part of Mayor... — Updated 3/11/2021


Fresh Fridays is March 12

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on March 12. The distribution typically runs April through... — Updated 3/11/2021


Artists celebrate CLP 125th anniversary with new library cards

In 1895, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) opened its doors as one of the first public libraries to give all people free access to art, music and literature – a pioneering... — Updated 3/11/2021


Plans discussed for Riverside Mews, marijuana dispensary

The latest virtual development activities meeting (DAM) of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) featured presentations on three South Side proposed projects. The Zoom video confe... — Updated 3/11/2021


Penn State Extension offers two webinars on understanding mental health

Penn State Extension will offer two webinars on understanding mental health, Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health First Aid – Adults Working with Youth. Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and... — Updated 3/11/2021


Gov. Wolf revises mitigation order on gatherings and lifts out-of-state travel restrictions

As COVID-19 cases continue to decline and the state’s vaccination plan is amplified, the Wolf Administration announced revised and lifted mitigation restrictions. “Pennsylvania is taking a measured approach to revising or lifti... — Updated 3/8/2021


Gov. Wolf Announces $145 Million in relief available for hospitality industry by March 15

Governor Tom Wolf announced the hospitality industry be able to apply for immediate relief through the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP), a new grant program established by the Wolf Administration to support... — Updated 3/8/2021


Senator Fontana partners with Mayor Peduto on bill to empower Pittsburgh blight-fighting tool

State Sen. Wayne Fontana has partnered with Mayor William Peduto to introduce legislation to help the City of Pittsburgh land bank more efficiently acquire vacant and distress... — Updated 3/8/2021


South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association meeting is Tuesday, March 9

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association will hold its first virtual meeting of the year on Tuesday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom - (via URL or phone) — Updated 3/8/2021


Police come up with a plan for off-road vehicles on city streets

In 2020, the City of Pittsburgh began witnessing large numbers of unlawful, off-road vehicles such as ATV's and dirt bikes riding recklessly on city streets, taking over roadways... — Updated 3/8/2021


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