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Articles from the July 20, 2021 edition

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Gainey listening sessions in Beltzhoover, South Side postponed

Listening sessions for Democratic nominee for mayor Ed Gainey and Councilman Bruce Kraus in South Pittsburgh have been postponed. The sessions, planned for the McKinley Park Recreation Center and at...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 20, 2021

Housing Opportunity Fund helping residents stay in their homes

The Hilltop Alliance (HA) is hosting a series of on-line presentations highlighting programs of the city's Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) in cooperation with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of the...

 

Urban 4-H group is raising chickens at Abiding Missions in Allentown

In Allentown, on Eureka Street, a unique program is taking place for neighborhood children ages 5 to 15. At the end of last winter, Abiding Missions Church planted the seeds of a 4-H group for an...

 

Illegal dumping forces a reduction in recycling hours

The McKinley Park recycling drop-off located on Bausman Street in Beltzhoover is closed on weekends until further notice due to the excessive amount of illegal dumping in and around the recycling...

 

Task force, conservancy investigating erosion problems in South Side Park

The Pittsburgh Area Watershed Task Force is partnering with Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to investigate problems associated with the lower Jurassic Valley portion of South Side Park. These problems...

 

Market House Senior Center open, hours limited but with programs

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) will begin re-opening Healthy Active Living (Senior) Centers in a phased approach starting this week. Three of four Focal...

 

Local organizations receive violence prevention grants

The City of Pittsburgh’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative has announced it has awarded 16 mini-grants to local community groups and projects that are focused on violence reduction and intervention efforts throughout the city. The...

 

County, PRC recycling glass in parks

Allegheny County has partnered with the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) to offer its Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Program at eight of the county’s nine parks. The bin will be located in each park for six days, Saturday through Thursday, from...

 

Household chemical collection in Boyce Park

In August, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will host a household chemical collection event in Allegheny County to provide residents with an opportunity to safely and cost effectively dispose of common chemicals such as cleaners, paints,...

 

City receives more funding for rental assistance program

The City of Pittsburgh has received an additional $7 million for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program to assist those impacted financially from the COVID-19 crisis. The City of Pittsburgh and...

 

Department of Human Services reopens county assistance offices 

All Allegheny Department of Human Services County Assistance Offices (CAO) have resumed in-person operations for clients. On-site CAO services will provide clients with access to DHS’ caseworkers and services if they cannot access online services...

 

Pittsburgh Launches Innovative Mobility and Equity Initiatives Move PGH and Universal Basic Mobility

Mayor William Peduto joined the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) and partners in launching Move PGH – a first of its kind Mobility as a Service (MaaS) system. Move PGH integrates...

 

Office of Community Health and Safety receives grant for Neighborhood Health and Safety Academy pilot

The City of Pittsburgh's new Office of Community Health and Safety (OCHS) has received a $17,500 grant from the Staunton Farm Foundation for the launch of their Neighborhood Health and Safety...

 

Results of Mt. Oliver Housing Court cases on July 20

Results for the following Mt. Oliver Borough Housing Court case on Tuesday, July 20, in Municipal District Judge Richard King's Courtroom: • Carl Heidkamp, 625 Margaret Street, Mt. Oliver Borough,...

 

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