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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...

 

Pittsburgh projects receive $2.25 M in state funding

A total of $2.25 million in state multimodal grant funds for five Allegheny County projects have been approved. The multimodal funds, approved by the board of the state’s Commonwealth Financing Agency (CFA) program, include: $1.177 million for...

 

DA Zappala in Carrick to talk about area's cameras

The Carrick/Overbrook Crime Watch and Public Safety meeting will take place on Monday, April 1, 6:30 p.m. at 25 Carrick Avenue. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala, Jr. will speak on the upcoming installation of county monitored...

 

Local studies on food, housing among college students reveal critical findings

Two studies completed in 2018 highlight the necessity to support the basic needs of college students in the two critical areas of food and housing. Focusing on the needs of students in southwestern Pennsylvania, the studies were conducted through...

 

County launches start of a new Adopt-a-Road litter program

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has announced the launch of a new program for county roads to help address littering issues while also protecting the environment and local wildlife. The county’s Adopt-a-Roadway program allows non-political...

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, ALLEGHENY COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING UPDATED ZONING ORDINANCE AND SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE The Planning Commission of the Borough of Mt. Oliver, Allegheny County, will hold a public meeting on Monday,...

 

Project Prom gown giveaway March 9

The Department of Human Services (DHS) and its partner, the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), will hold the annual Project Prom giveaway of prom attire for eligible high school students. The gown giveaway kickoff begins on Saturday, March 9...

 

PA Resources Council will conduct spring workshops throughout county

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has announced its Spring 2019 schedule of workshops to take place at locations throughout Allegheny County. To register for a PRC workshop, visit www.prc.org/programs or call 412-488-7490 x226. Learn the benefits...

 

City to upgrade child care facilities

Mayor William Peduto’s administration is introducing a $2 million fund to boost the quality of early learning and Pre-K within the city by improving child care facilities. The City of Pittsburgh Childcare Quality Fund, introduced to Pittsburgh...

 

UPMC AG announces legal action to modify UPMC consent degrees

Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed a petition in Commonwealth Court to modify the consent decrees governing the relationship between UPMC and Highmark, two of the largest health care providers and insurers in the western Pennsylvania market....

 

County accepting ballfield permit applications today

The Allegheny County Parks Department will accept ballfield permit applications from organized baseball, softball and soccer leagues from Tuesday, Feb. 5, through Monday, Feb. 25. Applications must be filed in person by team representatives during...

 

County gets 18.3M HUD grant to fight homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $18.3 million Continuum of Care grant to Allegheny County’s Department of Human Services (DHS) to assist in its efforts to reduce homelessness. “Allegheny County continually...

 

History Center to send piece of Pittsburgh to the Moon

As the Senator John Heinz History Center begins the "Final Countdown" to the closing of the epic Smithsonian exhibition Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission on Feb. 18, the museum will look to the...

 

Lenten Fish Fry sponsors reminded to obtain health permit

With the Lenten season coming up, the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reminding sponsors of fish frys they will need to have a health permit to operate. Operation of a food facility, whether temporary, seasonal, or permanent, requires a...

 

Officials announce city property tax relief plan

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr., Representatives Ed Gainey and Sara Innamorato, and Mayor William Peduto have announced plans for a property tax relief program for Pittsburgh. As Pittsburgh continues to experience increased investment and...

 

Kumanchik announces for District 3 Council

Oakland resident and Democrat, Chris Kumanchik, has announced his candidacy for Pittsburgh City Council District 3. Mr. Kumanchik stated he is not happy with City Council President Bruce Kraus’s leadership as Council tramples on citizen’s rights...

 

Hilltop Urban Farm launches 2019 pilot Farmer Incubation Program

The 2019 Pilot Farmer Incubation Program (FIP) at Hilltop Urban Farm (HUF), a 23-acre urban farm nonprofit in the City of Pittsburgh, is accepting applications from experienced urban farmers to farm...

 

County is recycling Christmas Trees

Allegheny County is again offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. County residents may drop off Christmas trees from Wednesday, Dec. 26 through Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at all nine regional parks from 8:00 a.m. until...

 

County has one-stop call center, website, app for residents

Allegheny County residents now have a one-stop shop to ask a question or request a county service with the official launch of a newly-consolidated Call Center, web-based Support Center, and free mobile app. The 24/7 effort is intended to better serve...

 

Tax credits will benefit residents of Mt. Oliver

Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, announced that $280,000 in state tax credits under the Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) were awarded, benefitting more than 11,000 residents. The funding supports Economic Development South, a community...

 

Holiday hours for some county offices

In observance of the upcoming New Year’s holiday, county offices will have shortened hours and will also be closed on the actual holiday, with a few exceptions: On Monday, Dec. 31, the Court of Common Pleas and the District Attorney’s Office...

 

Baldwin Library will close Feb. 1 to prepare for move to new location

The Baldwin Borough Public Library will be temporarily closing on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 to prepare for its upcoming move. The new library at Leland Center will be opening in March 2019. In order to prepare for this move, the library will be closing...

 

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:...

 

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