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South Pittsburgh Reporter continues to publish online edition

As a weekly community newspaper, The South Pittsburgh Reporter has published a print edition (almost) every week for the last 79½ years. Depending on the publisher, The Reporter has been on...

 

Local businesses working through COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis is affecting small businesses with those businesses closing, operating under reduced hours and staffing and employees asked to practice social distancing and to stay home unless absolutely necessary. Much has been written and...

 

Hilltop Alliance continues to provide services

During the COCID-19 crisis, the Hilltop Alliance has closed its offices, but staff continue to work remotely. Arron Sukenik, executive director of the Hilltop Alliance, says they are still actively...

 

EDS has information to help businesses to survive during COCID-19

Economic Development South Executive Director Joey-Linn Ulrich is reaching out to area businesses with the following message: As we continue to monitor our nation's evolving crisis, and learn new...

 

State Police to assist in enforcement of closure of non-life-sustaining businesses, encourages compliance

Colonel Robert Evanchick, commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), issued the following statement on the agency’s enforcement of Governor Tom Wolf’s order closing physical locations of non-life-sustaining businesses: “The priority o...

 

Free sandwiches this Saturday at St. Basil's

The Catholic Community of South Pittsburgh, Holy Apostles, Holy Angels and St. Sylvester's is distributing free ham/bologna and cheese sandwiches on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m.-noon at St. Basils...

 

Mt. Oliver Boro services continue, but with some restrictions

During the COVID-19 crisis, the Mt. Oliver Borough Administrative Office, 150 Brownsville Road, will be closed to the public. Borough staff will continue to answer phones, respond to emails, and...

 

City amends schoolchildren meal distribution schedule

The city’s grab-and-go meal locations for city schoolchildren will amend their pick-up schedule in conjunction with Pittsburgh Public Schools. Meals and activity packets will be distributed Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Children...

 

Just Harvest ramps up Food Stamp Assistance Program

In response to increased need due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its economic impacts, Just Harvest has increased staff working on its program to help people with SNAP/food stamps, medical,...

 

Governor Wolf and Health Secretary issue 'Stay at Home' orders to seven counties to mitigate spread of COVID-19

Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine have issued “Stay at Home” orders to Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Monroe, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, as the state seeks relief to save lives and stop the spread of...

 

Mayor William Peduto calls for support for workers and small businesses

Mayor William Peduto is working with municipal and labor leaders around the country in support of financial aid for workers, small businesses and cities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mayor is...

 

Pennsylvania extends Personal Income Tax Return filing deadline to July 15, 2020

The Department of Revenue has extended the deadline for taxpayers to file their 2019 Pennsylvania personal income tax returns to July 15, 2020. This means taxpayers will have an additional 90 days to file from the original deadline of April 15. The...

 

City will distribute meals to registered seniors

Senior Center alternative meals are being provided to those seniors who are currently registered for normal congregate meal service. A pre-packaged (likely frozen) meal will be available through the...

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Application Deadline Extended to End of Year

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the deadline for older adults and Pennsylvania residents with disabilities to apply for rebates on rent and property taxes paid in 2019 has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, 2020, the Department of Revenue...

 

URA partners with city and Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh to provide short-term rent/mortgage/utility financial assistance to city residents

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh approved a new program for households at or below 80 percent Area Median Income (AMI) who have been affected by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Housing Stabilization Fund is...

 

South Side Spring Social canceled

The South Side Neighborhood Party Planners and the South Side Community Council have regretfully and reluctantly canceled the 2020 Spring Social scheduled for April 4. Sponsors who stepped forward...

 

Port Authority reduces service

Port Authority of Allegheny County is reducing bus and light rail service by approximately 25 percent due to substantial decreases in ridership and operational challenges brought on by the ongoing...

 

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