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 By Tom Smith    Front Page    May 11, 2021

Council seeks solution to rail riders on East Carson

The main topics of discussion at the April Zoom meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council included a shooting in Carrick and "freegans" on Carson Street. Zone 3 Commander John Fisher discussed an...

 

Fresh Fridays free produce distribution is on the Hilltop on Friday in Allentown

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, a free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on May 14. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free...

 

Assistance is available to pay PWSA water and sewer bills

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) encourages renters responsible for paying their PWSA water and wastewater bill to apply for financial relief through the Allegheny County Emergency...

 

Mayor, judge candidates in Beltzhoover at forum

Conversations in the Park with the Candidates will take place on Thursday, May 13 in the new shelter atop Chicken Hill in McKinley Park at Michigan Street and Haberman Avenue from 5-7:30 p.m. Invited mayoral candidates include: Ed Gainey, Tony...

 

Vaccine clinics will be held in Beltzhoover

UPMC is partnering with the Knoxville Community Council and the Beltzhoover Consensus Group for COVID-19 vaccine clinics for the Hilltop neighborhoods. The clinics will be held on Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the McKinley Park Shelter...

 

Youth resilience training session offered

McDonald’s restaurants across the Greater Pittsburgh area are partnering with author and Veteran Army Resilience Master Trainer Duncan Kirkwood to offer youth resilience training. The free, virtual workshop for high school students across the...

 

Why in Mt. Oliver?

We agreed, collectively, that the taxpayers of Mt. Oliver Borough and all residents should be made aware of the following issue: The transfer of the liquor license to 104 Brownsville Road. This 104 location has been nothing but a nuisance bar for...

 

New website will track police reform progress

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has launched a new website to track the implementation of changes recommended by Mayor William Peduto's Community Task Force on Police Reform. The site is broken down i...

 

City to track gun data

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of Public Safety will expand the city's tracking of gun data with funding from Everytown Support Fund, the education, research, and litigation arm of Everytown...

 

Pittsburgh Parking Authority adds apps for on-street and neighborhood lot parking locations

The Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh has partnered with leading parking solution suppliers to add more convenience at on-street and neighborhood lot parking locations. Three different mobile apps will be available to pay for parking time,...

 

County police make arrests in the abuse of three children

Officers of the White Oak Police Department responded to a disturbance call at the Francis McClure Elementary School on Longvue Drive on May 5. There, the officers learned an 11-year-old boy was...

 

Pittsburgh wins state grant for EMS diesel exhaust system project

The City of Pittsburgh has won a state grant to supplement its placement of diesel exhaust removal systems in Emergency Medical Services stations.   The city announced plans in October to...

 

City Housing Authority chosen for Housing Choice Demonstration Project

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh is one of nine public housing authorities chosen by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to pilot a new Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Mobility Demonstration.  Through the program, the...

 

South Side Presbyterian opens for in-person services

The South Side Presbyterian Church after many months of gathering remotely only has resumed in-person worship services at its historic building at the corner of S. 20th and Sarah streets. Each Sunday...

 

Concord Presbyterian hosts election day spaghetti dinner

An Election Day spaghetti dinner will be held on May 18 at the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road. The take-out only dinner includes salad, spaghetti, breadsticks and dessert and will...

 

Mt. Oliver Housing Court case for May 18

The following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13, at 10:30 a .m. in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Phomy Enterprises, 307 Church Avenue,...

 

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