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Articles from the December 21, 2021 edition

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Christmas lights on East Carson started with a man and a plan

The following is a reprint of a 2013 article by Roberta Smith on how holiday lights returned to E. Carson Street. In 1965, Wilbur Joseph, executive director of Brashear Association, hired a guy named Dick Wells to develop a program for teenagers at...

 

There won't be holiday pole decorations in South Side, this year

Some people are thinking the Grinch stole Christmas along East Carson Street in South Side with the lack of holiday decorations on the poles in the neighborhood's business district. In years past, sta...

 

Pittsburgh will designate six greenways as new city parks

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of City Planning will submit legislation to City Council to designate and transfer certain properties across the city from the Greenways for Pittsburgh...

 

City launches Dashburg to increase public access to data

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of Innovation & Performance have introduced Dashburgh, a new online transparency tool that allows the public to see and explore data on City of Pittsburgh...

 

State officials discuss their roles in liquor license enforcement

Concerned about the uptick in crime seemingly related to alcohol serving venues in South Side, State Rep. Jessica Benham brought together Pennsylvania Liquor Enforcement (LCE) and Pennsylvania Liquor Control Bureau (PLCB) for a panel discussion on st...

 

Sunday enforcement of parking meters in South Side postponed

The November report of the Parking Enhancement District (PED), or the enforcement of South Side Flats parking meters from 6 p.m. to midnight, kicked off the Dec. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Currently, the PED operates on Thursdays,...

 

Bhutanese Community Association gets receives $20,000 state COVID-19 vaccine outreach grant

The Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh was awarded $20,000 as part of $2.5 million in state funding to help grassroots organizations across the commonwealth encourage hesitant Pennsylvanians to get the COVID-19 vaccine through the...

 

Pittsburgh to designate area greenways as newest city parks

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of City Planning have submitted legislation to City Council to designate and transfer certain properties across the city from the Greenways for Pittsburgh Program, and other adjacent vacant properties...

 

Local Zoning Board hearing for Jan. 13

Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Board meetings will be hosted on Zoom and streamed on YouTube Live on the Pittsburgh City Planning YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/planpghvideo. To join the Zoom webinar, use the link:...

 

Re-organization Meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council

The Re-organization Meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 7:00 PM and the Borough Building, 150 Brownsville Road. Council will also vote on appointments to the Civil Service Commission, Planning Commission,...

 

Love Carrick has free luncheons and dinners at Concord Church for Christmas, New Years, more

Love Carrick will hold a number of free events at the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road. The events include: Christmas Day Luncheon with ham, turkey, gravy, yams, potatoes, stuffing, corn, peas, cranberry sauce, desserts and...

 

Concord Church Christmas Eve service

All are welcome to Concord Presbyterian Church’s Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m. Please note current congregants have priority for attendance and seating. Seating is limited due to current COVID-19 restrictions and recommendations. Those who are...

 

PUC approves lower than requested rate increase by Columbia Gas

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has approved a settlement that reduces a base rate increase request filed by Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Inc. (Columbia Gas) on March 30, 2021. The commission voted 3-0 to approve a Joint Petition...

 

Unemployment compensation claimants asked to alert authorities of suspected fraudulent activity 

The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) is encouraging Pennsylvanians to remain vigilant about guarding their personal and confidential information and to monitor for signs that their information is being used fraudulently. “Since the beginning of...

 

Annual county Christmas Tree Recycling Program kicks off December 26

The Allegheny County Parks Department is offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents may drop off Christmas trees from Sunday, Dec, 26, through Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at all nine county parks from 8:00 a.m....

 

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