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Articles from the July 14, 2020 edition

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South Pittsburgh area churches in the Diocese of Pittsburgh impacted by COVID-19

An employee at Blessed Trinity Parish in the South Hills has tested positive for the coronavirus. Out of an abundance of caution, churches and other buildings in the parish will be closed for extra...

 

New 12 Step Program is beginning on the Hilltop

The Western Orthodox Church, Society of Sancta Maria Magdalena, will now administer the 12 Step Program beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15 with instructor Shawn Collington at its Hilltop location, 108 Locust Street, Mt. Oliver, PA 15210. At...

 

City Calls for proposals for public safety cultural competency training

The City of Pittsburgh is seeking proposals for a vendor to create a cultural competency training curriculum for the Department of Public Safety bureaus under the management of the Multicultural...

 

Borough of Mt. Oliver Notice of Electronic Auction

The Borough of Mt. Oliver intends to sell a 2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor and a 2013 Ford Police Interceptor SUV via electronic auction. All are welcome to bid on one or both of these items beginning 10:00 AM on July 14, 2020 and...

 

South Side learns of changes to SouthSide Works Square

The first development activities meeting (DAM) of the South Side Community Council (SSCC) reviewed two proposed development projects on the South Side. The projects are the renovation of the Town...

 

City and county offering assistance to prevent eviction or foreclosure

While Governor Tom Wolf has extended protections for homeowners and renters from foreclosure or eviction through August 31, eligible residents of Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh should be aware they can apply for rental assistance if...

 

Friends rally to help neighbors whose home was damaged in 4th of July fireworks fire

The Fourth of July wasn’t cause for celebration for one family in Knoxville. The Pittsburgh Police Fireworks Task Force received more than 250 complaints concerning fireworks, including two for structure fires. One of those fires occurred on...

 

Expose the longterm effects of littering with your trashiest photos

Did you know that littering is against the law! Pennsylvania motorists can be fined up to $300 for littering from a vehicle and many municipalities have fines for pedestrians and businesses as well. Also, according to PENNDOT, the decomposition time...

 

City files legal responses in Harrisburg gun case

The City of Pittsburgh has signed onto an amicus brief on a suit before the state Supreme Court that would allow gun industry groups to sue cities with gun safety ordinances, even if the ordinances have not been enforced. Mayor William Peduto...

 

Borough of Mt. Oliver Notice of Regular Meeting

The Council of Mt. Oliver Borough will hold their Regular Meeting on July 20, 2020 at 7:30 PM at the Fire Hall, 120 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. All individuals attending the meeting must wear masks while in the Fire Hall and must...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough Council Meeting moves to fire hall

The Mt. Oliver Borough Council will hold its next regular meeting on July 20, 7:30 p.m. at the Mt. Oliver Fire Hall, 120 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Any individual attending the meeting...

 

Road work will close some South Side streets

Traffic restrictions will continue on East Carson Street Monday through Friday, July 13-17 weather permitting. Fire hydrant work requiring roadway closures will occur from 6:30 - 4:30 PM each day...

 

What The Reporter means to me...Carolyn K

In addition to the sense of “comfort” knowing that I remember The Reporter being around for so long, The Reporter has consistently provided the information I want to know. More times that I can count, my neighbors and I have referenced to...

 

Emerald View Park Photo Challenge! opens

Mount Washington Community Development Corp. (MWCDC) is kicking off the 2020 Emerald View Park Trail Photo Challenge! in partnership with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC), and community supporter Robert Smith, a member of MWCDC’s Emerald...

 

County to allow indoor dining starting 5 p.m. July 17

Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen has announced a new order to stem the spread of coronavirus cases in the county has been issued following review of the state’s orders issued July 15. The new order rescinds the July 8 order and takes...

 

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