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Winter Shelter opens for persons experiencing homelessness

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) has opened the winter shelter for persons experiencing homelessness. The seasonal, low-barrier shelter will open temporarily to provide cold weather shelter while Second... — Updated 11/29/2022


County to host Dec. 6 virtual career fair

Allegheny County will be hosting a virtual career fair on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Job seekers can register through the day of the event at The online platform is mobile friendly an... — Updated 11/29/2022


Changes coming to county COVID-19 testing options

Allegheny County continues to respond to the evolving pandemic. With lower daily infections, deaths and hospitalizations, the Health Department, along with its partners, are making... — Updated 11/29/2022

 By Tom Smith    Front Page 

Former mayor disrupts Mt. Oliver Council meeting

The November public business meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council included a presentation on recycling, the resignation of one borough employee and the hiring of another and a... — Updated 11/29/2022


Discounted Fares Pilot Program seeking participants

A new discounted fares pilot program announced by County Executive Rich Fitzgerald in late September is seeking participants. Managed by the Department of Human Services (DHS), the 12-month program is limited to participants who... — Updated 11/22/2022


County Jail expands methadone services

Warden Orlando Harper announced the Allegheny County Jail has expanded its methadone medication services as part of the jail’s Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program for individuals who experience Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).... — Updated 11/8/2022


Hilltop organizations receive state funding

Three Hilltop non-profit organizations have been awarded Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) funding for community projects and initiatives through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. “This... — Updated 11/8/2022


County publishes list of voters with incorrectly dated ballots

Yesterday, the state Supreme Court issued an order defining incorrectly dated declaration envelopes. Specifically, mail-in ballots with dates of September 19 through November 8 are properly dated. Absentee ballots with dates of... — Updated 11/6/2022


Arrest made in Mt. Oliver stabbing

On October 28, at 4:08 a.m. Mount Oliver Police and paramedics responded to the 100 Block of Margaret Street for a male stabbed. When first responders arrived, they found a 28-year-old male stabbed multiple times. The victim was... — Updated 11/1/2022


Sample ballots, over the counter voting, and ballot return provide tools for voters

The Allegheny County Elections Division is reminding voters there are a number of tools available to them this election season including sample ballots, over-the-counter voting, and ballot return. “Voting is easier than ever... — Updated 10/19/2022


Comcast awards $90K, 50 laptops to Neighborhood Allies

In celebration of National Digital Inclusion Week, Comcast has awarded a $90,000 grant and 50 laptops to Neighborhood Allies, a non-profit dedicated to making Pittsburgh neighborhoods equitable. The organization will use the grant... — Updated 10/13/2022


PRC has environmental workshops in October

In October, Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will conduct environmental education webinars to teach southwestern PA residents principles of backyard composting and options for... — Updated 10/12/2022


NCCHC begins review of fatalities, site visit planned for November

The team from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) has begun its contracted review of fatalities at the Allegheny County Jail. The county and NCCHC agreed to a review in August, with NCCHC providing... — Updated 10/12/2022


Controller offers property assessment session in Brentwood

Allegheny County Controller Corey O’Connor will conclude a series of information sessions on property owners’ rights in the County’s property assessment and appeals process in Brentwood on October 18. The controller’s... — Updated 10/12/2022


Armstrong Tunnel, Philip Murray Bridge to close for 3 hours on Sunday

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works granted a permit to P3R to close the Armstrong Tunnel and Philip Murray (South Tenth Street) Bridge for the Pittsburgh Penguins 6.6K Run and Family Walk. The closure will occur from... — Updated 10/4/2022


Final PRC Hard-To-Recycle event Oct. 1

Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will host its final hard-to-recycle collection event of the season, providing area residents with one final opportunity to conveniently dispose... — Updated 9/27/2022


City, County announce Pittsburgh Digital Equity Coalition

City of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey and County Executive Rich Fitzgerald have announced the Pittsburgh Digital Equity Coalition (PDEC), a working group of anchor organizations alread... — Updated 9/27/2022


Audit will look at programs for children of incarcerated

Allegheny County Controller Corey O’Connor announced his office will conduct an audit of programs operated by the County’s Department of Human Services (DHS) or its contractors to meet the needs of children with incarcerated pa... — Updated 9/27/2022


Bishop Zubik to ordain permanent deacons

Bishop David A. Zubik will ordain 17 men as permanent deacons for the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at Saint Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh.... — Updated 9/27/2022


Controller schedules info sessions on assessments

Allegheny County Controller Corey O’Connor has announced dates and locations for a series of information sessions on property owners’ rights in the County’s property assessment and appeals process. Mr. O’Connor is partnerin... — Updated 9/16/2022


PRC household chemical collection Sept. 10

In September, Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) in partnership with Allegheny County Health Department will host a household chemical collection event to provide Pennsylvania res... — Updated 9/6/2022


County to add enhanced lighting on Sister Bridges

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has announced the county will be installing enhanced lighting on the Roberto Clemente, Andy Warhol and Rachel Carson bridges, otherwise known as the Sister Bridges, that will highlight the spans... — Updated 9/6/2022


Allegheny Land Trust earns national recognition

The Land Trust Alliance’s Land Trust Accreditation Commission granted Sewickley-based land conservation nonprofit Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) with its second renewal as a nationally accredited land trust on August 18, 2022. ALT... — Updated 8/30/2022


Mosquito treatment again scheduled for August 24 in South Pittsburgh

For the second time this summer, the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will be spraying for mosquitos in South Pittsburgh neighborhoods and adjacent communities. Collected... — Updated 8/23/2022


County to contract with NCCHC for historical review of fatalities at the jail

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has announced that after several weeks of research into best practices throughout the country, the administration is moving forward to contract with National Commission on Correctional Health Care... — Updated 8/16/2022


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