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 News    March 31, 2020 

URA waiving all fees for administration of the COVID-19 working capital assistance program

The Pittsburgh Economic and Industrial Development Corporation (PEIDC), the Certified Economic Development Organization (CEDO) affiliated with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), is waiving all application fees for all City of...

 

Help is out there to help businesses, individuals to get through the COVID-19 crisis

As the COVID-19 crisis expands grassroots efforts along with non-profits and government are teaming to help take the sting out for reduced and closed businesses in South Pittsburgh. Business owners...

 
 News    March 31, 2020 

Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center is open for free one-on-one financial counseling by phone or video

The Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center, a joint service of the City of Pittsburgh and Neighborhood Allies operated by Advantage Credit Counseling, is now operating virtually. This free service is available to area residents over age 18 by video...

 
 News    March 31, 2020 

Neighborhood Allies, Computer Reach, University of Pittsburgh Work to deploy laptops to families in need

As schools and workplaces in Allegheny County issued stay-at-home and remote work directives, families without computers and internet access felt the squeeze. Local nonprofits such as Circles Greater Pittsburgh, Hazelwood Initiative, Wesley Family...

 

EDS has information to help businesses to survive during COCID-19

Economic Development South Executive Director Joey-Linn Ulrich is reaching out to area businesses with the following message: As we continue to monitor our nation's evolving crisis, and learn new...

 

State Police to assist in enforcement of closure of non-life-sustaining businesses, encourages compliance

Colonel Robert Evanchick, commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), issued the following statement on the agency’s enforcement of Governor Tom Wolf’s order closing physical locations of non-life-sustaining businesses: “The priority o...

 

Just Harvest ramps up Food Stamp Assistance Program

In response to increased need due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its economic impacts, Just Harvest has increased staff working on its program to help people with SNAP/food stamps, medical,...

 

City will distribute meals to registered seniors

Senior Center alternative meals are being provided to those seniors who are currently registered for normal congregate meal service. A pre-packaged (likely frozen) meal will be available through the...

 

Port Authority reduces service

Port Authority of Allegheny County is reducing bus and light rail service by approximately 25 percent due to substantial decreases in ridership and operational challenges brought on by the ongoing...

 

Wolf Administration updates businesses on guidance for COVID-19 mitigation efforts

The Wolf Administration strongly urged non-essential businesses across the state to close for at least 14 days to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The governor’s request protects employees, customers, and suppliers and limits the spread of...

 

Project Prom gown giveaway days canceled

This year’s Project Prom Gown Giveaway Days have been canceled. Project Prom is a partnership between the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) and the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) to provide free prom attire to students. D...

 

City-County Building closed to visitors

Beginning today at noon, access to the City-County Building is limited to help protect visitors and employees from the COVID-19 virus. The Grant Street entrance to the building will be closed and only the Ross Street entrance will be available for...

 

Port Authority adopts Social Distancing Policy

The Port Authority of Allegheny County is implementing a temporary Social Distancing Policy on all vehicles effective immediately. Signage will be posted on all vehicles reminding customers to maintain a safe distance of at least six feet from each o...

 

Annual Project Prom gown giveaway begins March 21 for eligible students

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) and its partner, the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), will hold its annual Project Prom giveaway of free formal attire for eligible high school students. The giveaway kickoff begins on...

 

St. John the Baptist gets PLH&F grant

St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church on South Side has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Historic Religious Properties Grant Program of Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation (PHLF). The church will use the grant to install a new handicapped...

 

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, March 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 901-905 E. Carson Street, Empire Const...

 

DOMI releases draft Bike(+) Master Plan for review and opportunities to comment

After five years of planning and input from hundreds of individuals, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure has released the draft Bike(+) Master Plan for public comment....

 

Punxsutawney Phil predicts second consecutive early spring 

Sunday morning, Pennsylvania’s own world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil once again predicted an early spring after he did not see his shadow, a prediction so rare that it has only happened 20 times in the 134-year history of Groundhog Day and...

 

Mt. Oliver WIC office has reopened

The Allegheny County Health Department's (ACHD) Women, Infants and Children (WIC) office in Mt. Oliver has reopened. The location has undergone interior renovations and expansion to better serve WIC...

 

Rep. Readshaw will not seek re-election

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Carrick, a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh and the longest-serving state representative of the 36th Legislative District, announced he will not seek a 14th term next...

 

Christmas Tree Recycling Program again offered in Allegheny County parks

Allegheny County is again offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. County residents may drop off Christmas trees through Tuesday, Jan. 14, at all nine regional parks...

 

County Emergency Services Chief offers holiday safety tips

With the holiday season in full swing, Allegheny County Emergency Services Chief Matthew J. Brown is encouraging county residents to take precautions to ensure they and their families remain safe and injury-free throughout this festive time of year....

 

Jay Costa, State Senate Democratic Leader, announces 2020 re-election campaign 

State Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) has announced his intention to seek re-election to the Pennsylvania Senate from the 43rd District. "While we've come far, I know there's still...

 

It's not 'sour grapes'

In response to the Commentorial in The South Pittsburgh Reporter dated November 26, 2019, it was stated that myself and Mr. Viglione expressed “sour grapes.” The comment I had made was that the Borough of Mt. Oliver receives “little or no help...

 

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, Dec. 4, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 901-905 E. Carson Street, Empire...

 

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