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State announces millions in grants for South Pittsburgh, city projects

State Senators Jay Costa and Wayne D. Fontana announced millions in state grants for Pittsburgh development projects. “These state dollars will support and speed up progress on innovative projects that will help create jobs, attract investment and...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, July 24, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Valentine Kraska, 106 Brosville Street, 17th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Ravi...

 

Transit Tunnel work will detour buses and light rail cars

Port Authority of Allegheny County is replacing approximately 480 feet of light rail track and concrete pavement in and around the south entrance of the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel. Weather...

 

Quality of life cases will be heard by local judges

A new order from the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas will lead to neighborhood-level oversight of enforcement actions by the city’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.  DOMI regularly holds contractors and others responsible for...

 

Income guidelines increased for WIC program participants

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced that income guidelines for the PA Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program have increased. The 2019-2020 income limits for eligibility start with an annual gross income...

 

Controller says sites were not checked, standards not met for 'recovery houses'

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner said the county’s Department of Human Services (DHS) allowed contractors to establish housing sites for individuals recovering from addiction where they were not permitted, and has not held the providers to...

 

Mt. Oliver in county side yard program

Applicants to the 2019 Allegheny County Side Yard and Blighted Structure program will be provided the opportunity to acquire vacant lots and structures at a discounted cost through the Vacant...

 

Health Dept. wants to know about health issues, contributing factors

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has announced the start of its community health survey. The survey period runs through October 4, 2019 and is part of the larger 2020 Community Health Assessment (CHA). A Community Health Assessment,...

 

Health Dept. and CountyStat announce air quality dashboard

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) and CountyStat announced the launch of an air quality dashboard on the county’s website. The new interactive site takes information from ACHD’s air quality monitors and provides it in a user-friendly...

 

One million meals among citywide food improvement efforts

Mayor William Peduto celebrated the kickoff of the 2019 Summer Food Program, and findings that the city’s food programs have served more than 1 million meals since they were reformed in 2015. Meals served by Citiparks’ GrubUp program accompany...

 

Mt. Washington Library closed for renovations, expansion

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is preparing for the expansion and renovation of one of the city's historic neighborhood libraries. Located at 315 Grandview Avenue overlooking Downtown Pittsburgh, CLP...

 

Seniors can receive free produce at farmers markets with vouchers

Allegheny County residents 60 years and older may be eligible to receive a set of four checks for a total of $20 to purchase locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables through the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, administered by the...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearings in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 2529 E. Carson Street, South...

 
 By Ed Blank    Front Page    May 21, 2019

Veterans will hold Memorial Day services throughout So. Pittsburgh

Traditions matter. They reinforce our sense of well-being and self-worth. Whatever our personal traditions, they provide us with blueprints by which we celebrate life joyously and commemorate our...

 

Kraus for District 3

In the upcoming District 3 City Council election three candidates are vying for the seat: the incumbent Bruce A. Kraus; his former chief of staff, Ken Wolfe; and, Chris Kumanchik. Over the course of the campaign for the District 3 seat several South...

 

Block watch hears the latest in what was happening in their neighborhoods

Pressed into service early when the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch’s speaker was unable to attend the May 6 meeting, Zone 3 officer Christine Luffey began by leading a discussion concerning unruly juveniles in and around Phillips Park. The same...

 

Mayor William Peduto creates the city's first Office of Equity

Mayor William Peduto has signed an Executive Order creating the City’s Office of Equity, which will work across City of Pittsburgh government to embed the importance of equity in government work, and address and eradicate inequalities in all its...

 
 News    May 7, 2019

Hard-To-Recycle event is May 11 at Pgh. Mills

The Pennsylvania Resources Council will host the first of its six 2019 Hard-To-Recycle Collection events on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer Township. Individuals can dispose of cell/home phones, CFL...

 

Hilltop area gang members indicted in 2014 shootings

A years-long investigation of gang activity in South Pittsburgh has resulted in multiple Grand Jury indictments and nine arrests — including the arrests of four people who are charged in the 2014 murder in Carrick of Omar Hodges, a City of...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearing in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. Monongahela Incline — Individual...

 

Johnny Appleseeds wanted to help plant Urban Farm orchard

Volunteers at the Hilltop Urban Farm will help plant the largest orchard in the City of Pittsburgh on May 4 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at 700 Cresswell Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The one-acre...

 

Household chemical collections held by PA Resources Council

A collection event on Saturday, May 4, at the North Park Swimming Pool parking lot will provide Pennsylvania residents with the first of seven opportunities in 2019 to safely and cost effectively dispose of common household chemicals. Throughout the...

 

Mayor continues opposition to care facility in borough

While the Mt. Oliver Zoning Hearing Board gave conditional approval for Auberle to operate the Auberle Family Healing Center in the former Mt. Oliver School Building on Hays Avenue, Mayor Frank...

 

Candidates will be in Allentown on April 10

The April 10 Allentown Community Meeting will feature a Meet the Candidates’ Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. Candidates confirming their attendance include: City of Pittsburgh District 3...

 

Surveillance cameras are now watching Brownsville Road

Four new license plate cameras at two high-traffic Carrick intersections were announced by local government officials at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch at 25 Carrick Avenue. The cameras, which were installed at the...

 

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