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Winter Shelter for homeless returns to Smithfield United Church downtown

Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net® Winter Shelter for persons who are experiencing homelessness has returned to its original location, Smithfield United Church of Christ, 620 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, Downtown. When the...

 

ACHD awards mini-grants for overdose prevention, including two in S. Pittsburgh

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) recently awarded five mini-grants totaling $47,500 to community organizations working to prevent fatal opioid overdoses in communities disproportionately impacted by overdoses. Each of the organizations:...

 

Non-profits can apply for Catalytic Grants from Neighborhood Allies

Neighborhood Allies is calling for letters of intent (LOIs) from local organizations who seek a Catalytic Grant to support neighborhood revitalization projects that promote healthier, stronger communities in Pittsburgh. Catalytic grant requests betwe...

 

County will present the 51st annual Holiday Music Program at Courthouse

The 51st Annual Allegheny County Holiday Music Program will kick off on Thursday, Nov. 29 with a performance by the Quaker Valley High School Concert Choir at 11:30 a.m. This, and all concerts for the program, will be on the Grand Staircase of the...

 

Trio arrested on bank robbery charges

A coordinated effort by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the Allegheny County Sherriff's Office and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force has resulted in the arrest of three people on bank robbery...

 

Carrick council holds election, results will be announced later

Eleven nominees hoping to join the Carrick Community Council (CCC) board of directors introduced themselves to members prior to the official election at last Wednesday’s meeting in the Concord K5 auditorium. Interim board president Sherry Brown...

 

Operation Safety Net shelter will be open nightly thru mid-March

Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net® has announced a new, temporary location and the hours of operation for the winter shelter for persons who are experiencing homelessness. The new location, Shepherd’s Heart Fellowship and Veteran’s...

 

Philip Murray Bridge (South Tenth Street) reopens to all traffic

The Philip Murray Bridge (South Tenth Street) has reopened to all traffic. Both outbound lanes and one of the two inbound lanes on the bridge have been closed since May 24, 2018 for Stage 2 of Phase 2 of a bridge rehabilitation project. The work...

 

Tobacco cessation health fair slated for Nov. 15 at the SS Market House

A tobacco cessation health fair will be available to the public on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the South Side Market House, 202 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. The public is welcome learn more about topics including: smoking,...

 

Family Healing Center will be good for borough

There are few homes on the Hilltop that haven’t been touched by drugs with a son, daughter, brother, sister, mother, father or friend. Drug addiction can be particularly tough on a family with young children. Auberle is proposing a...

 

Amy Schrempf announces candidacy for District 3

South Side resident Amy R. Schrempf has announced her candidacy for Pittsburgh City Council District 3. Since 2002, Ms. Schrempf has been a practicing attorney with offices on East Carson Street. She...

 

Tobacco cessation health fair slated for Nov. 15 at the SS Market House

A tobacco cessation health fair will be available to the public on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the South Side Market House, 202 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. The public is welcome learn more about topics including: smoking,...

 

Mount Oliver home invasion ends in the death of an armed intruder

Mt. Oliver Police and paramedics were dispatched to an address in the 100 block of Sherman Avenue at approximately 5:17 a.m. on November 1 in response to a 9-1-1 call about a home invasion/burglary in progress. There they found Daniel Onan Johnson...

 

Neighborhood Assistance Program doubles in size with House Bill 645

A bill that will help to rebuild low-income communities through projects aimed at affordable housing, crime prevention and workforce development, has been signed by Governor Tom Wolf, said state Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny. Rep. Wheatley, the...

 

DHS Holiday Project is collecting gift donations at county drop-off locations

The DHS Holiday Project is collecting new, unwrapped gifts for children and youth who receive services through the Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Children, Youth and Families. While all gift donations are appreciated, there is a particu...

 

Five for Life to plant trees for newborns

Parents living near and around South Side Park with children born in April and early May 2018 at UPMC-Magee Womens Hospital a card in their discharge packet telling them about “Plant Five For Life.” If they received one they should register at:...

 

Family Healing Center is being proposed for the former Mt. Oliver school building on Hays Avenue

The former Mt. Oliver school building on Hays Avenue may soon find new life in a new unique program designed to help the families of recovering addicts, The Auberle Family Healing Center. Auberle, a...

 

Allegheny Land Trust master naturalist program expanding

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is hosting the Pennsylvania Master Naturalist program in Spring 2019 for the first time in Washington County and for its second round in Allegheny County. A Pennsylvania Master Naturalist is an individual with a passion...

 

Lead line replacement program receives major investment from Wolf Administration

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is receiving more than $49 million in loans and grants to significantly boost efforts to protect the city’s drinking water, Governor Tom Wolf announced today.  The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment...

 

PRC hosting vermicomposting, recycling workshops this fall

Pennsylvania Resources Council workshops taking place at locations in Allegheny County this fall will include a new “Recycling Awareness Workshop” and vermiculture (worm composting) classes. To register for a PRC workshop, visit...

 

Free wills, assistance for homeowners and free Thanksgiving dinners discussed

Free personal wills, free and reduced-cost assistance for homeowners, and free Thanksgiving dinners were among the topics discussed at the September 27 meeting of the Mt. Oliver City/St. Clair Community Group. The meeting was conducted by Jamie...

 

New Carrick Library opens October 20

After a decade-long community process, Carrick will have a new the first-of-its-kind library when it opens October 20. The country’s first Passive House library, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s (CLP) Carrick Branch, is a better-quality...

 

Health Department's Influenza Vaccine Clinic now open

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is offering flu immunizations at its walk-in clinic, 425 First Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Residents should enter the building via Cherry Way and proceed to the fourth floor. Open weekdays from 9 a.m. ...

 

Tree plantings in South Side Park

Join in and help prepare the South Side Park and plant trees on October 20 and November 3 to help support the health of future generations. Volunteers are welcome to join Plant Five for Life, Friends...

 

Five for Life to plant trees for newborns

Parents living near and around South Side Park with children born in April and early May 2018 at UPMC-Magee Womens Hospital a card in their discharge packet telling them about “Plant Five For Life.” If they received one they should register at:...

 

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