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Crisis funding is available for PWSA customers needing help

Customers of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) are encouraged to apply for the new Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), a temporary assistance program created by the...

 

PRC conservation workshops spotlight backyard composting

In January, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will conduct two online environmental education webinars to teach residents the importance and process of backyard composting. "It's easy to create compost at home, and using finished compost is a...

 

City completes Second Avenue electric vehicle fleet charging depot

The Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh (PPA), and the Duquesne Light Company (DLC) have announced completion of the largest Electric Vehicle (EV) charging installation in Western Pennsylvania at...

 

State officials discuss their roles in liquor license enforcement

Concerned about the uptick in crime seemingly related to alcohol serving venues in South Side, State Rep. Jessica Benham brought together Pennsylvania Liquor Enforcement (LCE) and Pennsylvania Liquor Control Bureau (PLCB) for a panel discussion on st...

 

Annual county Christmas Tree Recycling Program kicks off December 26

The Allegheny County Parks Department is offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents may drop off Christmas trees from Sunday, Dec, 26, through Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at all nine county parks from 8:00 a.m....

 

PRC conducts workshops on backyard composting

In December, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will conduct two online environmental education webinars to teach residents the importance and process of backyard composting. “It’s easy to create compost at home, and it can be used in many...

 

County holiday music program

Allegheny County’s 53rd Annual Holiday Music Program includes performances each weekday at 11:30 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. through Monday, Dec. 20. “We are thrilled to see this annual tradition return to the Courthouse after a year’s hiatus,...

 

South Tenth Street Bridge to periodically close December 9

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works will periodically close the South Tenth Street Bridge to traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec.9, 2021. The closures are required to complete work started last month to repair a damaged...

 

No real estate tax increase for 2022 in Mt. Oliver Boro

There will be no increase in the Real Estate tax for Mt. Oliver Borough for 2022. At the November public meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council, the council adopted the 2022 Fee Schedule with sever...

 

Chamber Holiday Mingle postponed due to concerns

The South Side Chamber of Commerce has postponed the Holiday Mingle Restaurant Crawl planned for Wednesday, Dec. 1. In the name of safety for everyone involved, the event was postposed in...

 

New Brashear CARES center will soon open on Brownsville Road

The new Brashear CARES Center in Knoxville, at 320 Brownsville Road, is expected to be open before the end of the year, with Programs and Services set to be fully operational in December. Brashear is...

 

Port Authority presenting design concepts for South Hills Junction

Port Authority of Allegheny County will present design concepts for a more welcoming, accessible, and development-friendly South Hills Junction at two workshops in November. Residents are invited to attend either of two virtual workshops to learn...

 

Arrest made in South Pittsburgh robberies

Dakota Face, 23, will face charges in connection with two business robberies in Zone 3 that occurred within the last half of October. On October 19, officers responded to a robbery in progress at a...

 

Fall PRC "green" ReUseFest collection takes place in North Park

Clean out the garage…the basement…the overflowing closets throughout the house because the region’s annual large-scale collection of materials to be reused by local nonprofits will take place on Saturday, Oct. 16. The Pennsylvania Resources...

 

Fall PRC "green" ReUseFest collection takes place in North Park

Clean out the garage…the basement…the overflowing closets throughout the house because the region’s annual large-scale collection of materials to be reused by local nonprofits will take place on Saturday, Oct. 16. The Pennsylvania Resources Cou...

 

Pittsburgh is the 12th Certified Welcoming Place for immigrant, refugee and new Americans in the United States

As part of the City of Pittsburgh's Welcoming Week 2021, the Office of Mayor William Peduto and Office of Equity's Welcoming Pittsburgh announced  Pittsburgh has been named a Certified...

 

Boro council hears concerns about scooters, speeders and senior residence

Mt. Oliver Borough Council's September public meeting was in-person with all council members present and along with a number of people in the gallery. Council President Amber McGough turned over the o...

 

PWSA explains rate hike for stormwater efforts

By Margaret L. Smykla Contributing Writer A presentation by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) on a proposed stormwater fee, and on stormwater planning efforts, kicked off the Sept. 14 meeting of the South Side Planning Forum. Presenter...

 

Arlington Heights Preparedness Day Fair will take place on Friday, Sept. 17

Minority Emergency Preparedness Task Force’s (MEPTF) Arlington Heights Preparedness Day Fair will take place on Friday, Sept. 17 from 2-4 p.m. in the Arlington Heights Cordell Place parking lot. The fair will feature free COVID-19 vaccine for ages...

 

Sen. Costa announces $2.6M in community crime prevention programs

Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) has announced more than $2,615,616 million in grant funding has been awarded to area programs to address gun violence, opioid use, and community crime prevention programs. “I am pleased that numerous organizations in...

 

Neighborhood Allies and Steel Smiling launch Organization-in-Residence Pilot Program

Neighborhood Allies and Steel Smiling are launching an innovative Organization-in-Residence Pilot Program. The Organization-in-Residence initiative is an innovative pilot program co-created by Neighborhood Allies and Steel Smiling. The intention of...

 

Port Authority asking for input on future of South Hills Junction

Port Authority of Allegheny County is seeking public input to help determine the future of South Hills Junction.   The Authority wants the community’s input to help identify opportunities to make the station easier to use,...

 

Police ask for assistance in Mt. Oliver shooting

The Allegheny County Police Department's Homicide Unit responded to a request for assistance in Mount Oliver on August 7. County 911 was notified of a shooting in the 100 block of Locust Street. First responders found an 18-year-old male victim shot...

 

Fitzgerald announces vaccination requirement for new county employees

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has announced measures for unvaccinated county employees as COVID cases begin to increase again in our region. Beginning next week, all new hires will have to be vaccinated, current employees who are unvaccinated...

 

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