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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:...

 

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,...

 

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