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Historic Review Commission hearings for August 5

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 903 E. Carson Street, Semple Street...

 

Human Services provides update on SNAP online grocery purchasing, encourages retailers to join

Pennsylvanians are reminded of the ability to use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds to purchase groceries online through select retailers. This flexibility allows SNAP recipients to purchase groceries from home, which can help...

 

Community benefits of filling out 2020 Census important for Allegheny County

 Responding to the 2020 Census shape decisions about how billions of dollars in federal funds flow into communities each year for the next 10 years for critical services. It is more important than...

 

East Carson Street restrictions this weekend in South Side

Traffic restrictions on East Carson Street will occur Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2 weather permitting. Crews will perform paving operations requiring single-lane alternating traffic on East Carson Street between Arlington Avenue and South Third...

 

Low-cost computers now available for curbside pickup in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh-based nonprofit Computer Reach launched its new Curbside Pickup program to offer low-cost computers, laptops, and technological devices in an effort to get families and individuals digitally connected during the COVID-19 health crisis....

 

Zipline across the Ohio proposed for Mt. Washington site

Concepts for a half-mile zipline ride that would take riders from Mount Washington to the North Shore received mixed reactions during the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) Development Committee’s virtual meeting last Wednes...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    July 28, 2020

Mt. Oliver approves liquor license transfer for a new restaurant on Brownsville Road

The July public meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council was moved to the Mt. Oliver Fire Hall so social distancing could be observed. To begin the meeting, the council approved a series of motions...

 

Slopes resident interns for Rep. Wheatley

Louis Schoen, a South Side Slopes resident and graduate of Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies 6-12, landed a summer internship with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives...

 

PWSA lead line replacement program is on target for 2026

Since June 2016, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority has replaced more than 7,400 public lead service lines and more than 4,700 private lead service lines throughout Pittsburgh. PWSA is on...

 

City's pre-arrest diversion program for low-level crimes will begin in Zone 1

The City of Pittsburgh and CONNECT have been awarded funds to develop and implement a public health-focused, pre-arrest diversion program for people who commit low-level crimes stemming from...

 

South Side Post Office reduces hours in August

The South Side Post Office, 1731 E. Carson Street, will have new hours beginning August 22. The lobby hours for the Carson Station will be Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. except from 1-2...

 

Increased income guidelines released for WIC program

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced increased income guidelines for the PA Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program. Income limits for eligibility start...

 

15th and 17th to close for fire hydrant and paving work through August 7

PennDOT District 11 has announced that traffic restrictions on East Carson Street will continue weather permitting. Fire hydrant and paving work requiring the closures of South 17th street and South...

 

Police find male gunshot victim in Arlington after Shotspotter alert

Pittsburgh Police were sent to the 2200 block of Fort Hill Street for a Shotspotter alert around 1 p.m. on July 30. The responding Zone 3 officers initially found no evidence on Fort Hill Street....

 

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