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Allegheny County libraries kick-off annual "Love Your Library" campaign with boost in matching dollars

The Allegheny County Library Association and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh officially kicked-off its annual “Love Your Library” campaign on Tuesday, Sept. 1 and continue through the month of September. Now in its fifth year, the county-wide...

 

Public-private partnership brings homeless shelter to Second Avenue

Through an unprecedented public-private collaboration, a coalition of corporate, civic and community leaders unveiled plans for a 45,000-square-foot facility near downtown Pittsburgh to provide shelter and comprehensive wrap-around services for...

 

COVID-19 datasets are now available

A COVID-19 dataset has been added to the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center (WPRDC). “We have received multiple requests for access to the data that is used to present the county’s COVID-19 dashboard,” said County Executive Rich...

 

City to allow Allegheny Cleanways access to city property to combat illegal dumping and littering

The Mayor's Office and Department of Public Works (DPW) have proposed legislation that will permit Allegheny CleanWays to remove litter and illegally dumped materials from city-owned properties. This...

 

Man shot on Anthony Street in Mt. Oliver

Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is assisting the Mt. Oliver Police in the investigation of a shooting on Anthony Street in the borough. At approximately 3:40 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24, 9-1-1 was notified of a shooting in the 200...

 

County, city officials urge Residents Be Counted Before It's Too Late in 2020 Census

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto joined the County-City Complete Count Committee (CCC) co-chairs Stefani Pashman and Gregg Behr in calling for a renewed focus on the 2020 Census. With recent changes...

 

County Health Department increases limit on outdoor gatherings to 100

Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen announced the department's order to stem the spread of coronavirus cases in the county has been amended to increase the limit on outdoor events and...

 

Man shot in Mt. Oliver

The Allegheny County Police Department's General Investigations Unit responded to a request for assistance in Mt. Oliver at approximately 7:30 a.m. on August 17. County 911 was notified of a shooting incident in the 200 block of Locust Street....

 

County Elections Division launches Allegheny Votes E-Newsletter

The Allegheny County Elections Division announced it will be launching a new e-newsletter, Allegheny Votes, to share information on what the division is doing in preparation for the upcoming election. The first newsletter was issued, August 6....

 

Pennsylvania to provide postage-paid return envelopes with mail and absentee ballots 

The Pennsylvania Department of State will provide funding for postage so all eligible voters can return their mail-in and absentee ballots at no cost to the voter for the 2020 general election.  “Our goal is to make voting as accessible, safe,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

County COVID Field Response Team will begin visiting businesses

Allegheny County has created a COVID Field Response Team which will begin its work July 23. Consisting of 10 team members who are contracting with the county, the COVID Field Response Team...

 

City and county offering assistance to prevent eviction or foreclosure

While Governor Tom Wolf has extended protections for homeowners and renters from foreclosure or eviction through August 31, eligible residents of Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh should be aware they can apply for rental assistance if...

 

Outdoor dining returns Friday, indoor dining and alcohol still prohibited

Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen has announced a new, two-week order has been issued to stem the spread of coronavirus cases in the county. The new order rescinds the June 28 and July 2 orders and takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July...

 

Early Learning Resource Center has help finding child care, summer camps

Parents looking for childcare programs or camps this summer in Allegheny County can find information through the Region 5 Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) and a new childcare tool, find.alleghenychildcare.org. The tool is a searchable database...

 

County bans on-premises alcohol consumption beginning Tuesday, recommends quarantine for travelers

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen announced additional mitigation measures are being taken in Allegheny County in response to recent one-day increases in...

 

Trollies, buses to spend nights going over the Hilltop for two years

Port Authority of Allegheny County will be sending light rail vehicles and buses over E. Warrington and Arlington avenues overnight instead of using the Mount Washington Transit Tunnel for two years...

 

County Health Department closing bars/restaurants for eat-in service for one week

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen has announced additional mitigation measures are being taken in Allegheny County to further stem the spread of coronavirus cases in the...

 

Mayor Peduto names Community Task Force on Police Reform

Mayor William Peduto named the Pittsburgh Community Task Force on Police Reform, which is part of his commitment to President Obama's MBK Alliance Pledge. We are committed to "engage your communities...

 

Health Dept. treats catch basins

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will be treating storm water catch basins in select areas of the City of Pittsburgh with pesticides to combat the breeding of mosquitoes that can be a nuisance and potentially spread diseases such as...

 

Health Department provides update on clinical operations

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is providing the following updates on its clinical operations as the county moves into the green phase of reopening. Patients are required to wear a mask or face covering when coming to an ACHD clinic....

 

Health Dept. treats catch basins

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will be treating storm water catch basins in select areas of the City of Pittsburgh with pesticides to combat the breeding of mosquitoes that can be a nuisance and potentially spread diseases such as...

 

Playgrounds and other amenities will reopen in city parks

City of Pittsburgh playgrounds, basketball courts, spray parks and ballfields will soon reopen with Allegheny County having entered the green phase of response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organized sports will be allowed to resume — provided organize...

 

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