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Mt. O. mayor expresses concerns over Arlington Avenue dance club in city

"I've called everybody but the dogcatcher, more than once, more than twice," Mt. Oliver Mayor Frank Bernardini told the Borough Council at the November meeting. Mayor Bernardini was complaining about...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough department reports

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough for October: Public Safety Department • 548 calls for service • 37 drug arrests for the seizure of marijuana, crack cocaine, heroin...

 

Holy Trinity Cathedral holiday "Sweets" sale

Although Holy Trinity Cathedral isn’t able to hold its Annual Cookie Sale this year, their bakers have been hard at work making various “goodies” to enjoy during the holidays. They will be selling nut rolls, apricot rolls, poppy seed rolls,...

 

MWCDC issues call for chalk artists

Mount Washington Community Development Corporation is seeking volunteer chalk artists to create art on the business district sidewalks on Saturday and Sunday, November 28 and 29. Participants will...

 

OMB improves contracting procedures for local businesses owned by women and people of color

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Management and Budget has changed its procurement systems to better meet the needs of local businesses owned by women and people of color when they do business with...

 

Mayor Peduto and United WE's Appointments Project partner to increase representation of women on Pittsburgh civic boards

The Office of Mayor William Peduto and United WE have announced their collaborative partnership to increase the number of women on local boards and commissions through the Appointments Project®....

 

United Way's free tax preparation seeks 350 volunteers

United Way of Southwestern PA is recruiting 350 volunteer tax preparers for its 2020-2021 Free Tax Preparation effort in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Volunteers complete tax returns for hard-working, low-income...

 

State Police, PennDOT announce annual 'Operation Safe Holiday' Enforcement

With the holiday season just around the corner, while travel is not recommended in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) remind Pennsylvanians who must...

 

Mt. O. Light Up Night is o n Saturday, Nov. 28

Mt. Oliver will celebrate Light Up Night on Saturday, Nov. 28 in the 100-200 blocks of Brownsville Road. The celebration, from 4-8 p.m. will feature a visit from Santa and lighting of the Christmas...

 

Chamber postpones this year's Progressive Holiday Mingle

The South Side Chamber of Commerce has postponed its Progressive Holiday Mingle event planned for December 2. The Mingle is being postponed in compliance with the Allegheny County Department of Health...

 

Support our local business disricts on Small Business Saturday

"Our South Side small businesses need our help," says South Side Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Candice Gonzalez. In the midst of the recession in 2010 American Express created Small...

 

Quads, speakeasies discussed at Zone 3 Nov. council meeting

The last Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) meeting of 2020 on Nov. 16 featured a year-end report and plans for 2021. The meeting began with news that Zone 3 police Commander Karen Dixon will be returning Nov. 30, but is retiring in early January....

 

Mt. Oliver Council approves paying the bills

The Mt. Oliver Borough Council quickly took care of business at a short November meeting with a series of motions authorizing payments. The council authorized payments of: $3,938 to State Pipe...

 

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