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Outdoor dining returns Friday, indoor dining and alcohol still prohibited

Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen has announced a new, two-week order has been issued to stem the spread of coronavirus cases in the county. The new order rescinds the June 28 and July 2 orders and takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July...

 
 News    July 7, 2020 

Early Learning Resource Center has help finding child care, summer camps

Parents looking for childcare programs or camps this summer in Allegheny County can find information through the Region 5 Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) and a new childcare tool, find.alleghenychildcare.org. The tool is a searchable database...

 

County bans on-premises alcohol consumption beginning Tuesday, recommends quarantine for travelers

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen announced additional mitigation measures are being taken in Allegheny County in response to recent one-day increases in...

 

Trollies, buses to spend nights going over the Hilltop for two years

Port Authority of Allegheny County will be sending light rail vehicles and buses over E. Warrington and Arlington avenues overnight instead of using the Mount Washington Transit Tunnel for two years...

 

County Health Department closing bars/restaurants for eat-in service for one week

Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen has announced additional mitigation measures are being taken in Allegheny County to further stem the spread of coronavirus cases in the...

 

Mayor Peduto names Community Task Force on Police Reform

Mayor William Peduto named the Pittsburgh Community Task Force on Police Reform, which is part of his commitment to President Obama's MBK Alliance Pledge. We are committed to "engage your communities...

 

Health Dept. treats catch basins

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will be treating storm water catch basins in select areas of the City of Pittsburgh with pesticides to combat the breeding of mosquitoes that can be a nuisance and potentially spread diseases such as...

 

Health Department provides update on clinical operations

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is providing the following updates on its clinical operations as the county moves into the green phase of reopening. Patients are required to wear a mask or face covering when coming to an ACHD clinic....

 

Health Dept. treats catch basins

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will be treating storm water catch basins in select areas of the City of Pittsburgh with pesticides to combat the breeding of mosquitoes that can be a nuisance and potentially spread diseases such as...

 

Playgrounds and other amenities will reopen in city parks

City of Pittsburgh playgrounds, basketball courts, spray parks and ballfields will soon reopen with Allegheny County having entered the green phase of response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organized sports will be allowed to resume — provided organize...

 

Polling places have been consolidated for the June 2 election

The Allegheny County Elections Division has issued the full list of consolidated polling place locations for the Tuesday, June 2 primary election. Updates to the Elections website were to be made by Monday, May 18, but a time frame on when the...

 

Crime is 'unusual' on the S.S. Slopes, revenue down in PED

The city is facing a $122 million shortfall in its operating budget due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent closures, city Councilman Bruce Kraus announced during the May 12 virtual general...

 

Diocese of Pittsburgh plans to gradually reopen churches

Bishop David Zubik shared more details regarding the strategic plan for the gradual reopening of churches in the diocese, including additions to current directives that will be in effect, as well as more clarity regarding the timeline for opening for...

 

City launches online portal for housing assistance resources

The City of Pittsburgh has launched a Housing Assistance Resource Portal (HARP) where users can search for housing-related resources. Users identify their needs through a series of questions and are provided housing-related programs and...

 

The Reporter plans a return to print edition

The South Pittsburgh Reporter is planning (hoping) to resume a print edition beginning on May 19. To have a paper edition on the streets several things have to come together: First and foremost,...

 

Elected officials, business leaders provide guidance as county moves to yellow phase

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald joined elected officials and business leaders to provide basic guidance for employers and employees as the county moves to the yellow phase of reopening this Friday, May 15. “We have been successful in our efforts...

 
 News    May 5, 2020

City officials analyzing summertime activities

City of Pittsburgh officials continues to monitor and plan for possible summertime activities, under ongoing guidance from Governor Tom Wolf’s administration during the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime, during periods of good...

 
 News    May 5, 2020

City releases latest food distribution numbers

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation, City Council President Theresa Kail-Smith and the city's partners at the Salvation Army and Parkhurst Dining distributed 5,360 meals to children and seniors last week. Emergency meals to seni...

 

Gov. Wolf moves Allegheny County and Western Pennsylvania into Yellow Phase of Reopening on May 15

Governor Tom Wolf announced 13 Pennsylvania counties will move to the yellow phase of reopening at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, May 15. Those counties include Allegheny, Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Fulton, Greene, Indiana,...

 

Mayor William Peduto releases statement on Pittsburgh entering Yellow Phase of COVID-19 response

Mayor William Peduto has released the following statement on Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement that he is easing COVID-19 restrictions in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County: “I want to thank Governor Wolf for recognizing all that the greater...

 

County Elections Department submits resolution to state for polling place consolidation

The Allegheny County Elections Division has submitted a resolution passed by the Board of Elections to the Department of State to consolidate polling places. The resolution was accompanied by an outline of a plan for the consolidation of present...

 

Mayor William Peduto Addresses Pittsburgh on COVID-19 Pandemic

Mayor William Peduto made the following remarks at the end of last week regarding the City of Pittsburgh's ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic: "Good afternoon Pittsburgh. One month ago today...

 

Elections to send mail-in ballot application to all registered county voters

The Allegheny County Division of Elections has announced that staff is finalizing mailings to registered voters in the county containing mail-in ballot applications for the June 2 primary election. While some overlap may occur, the applications will...

 

Residents asked to refrain from open burning during pandemic

The departments of Health and Emergency Services have joined forces to ask residents to “be a good neighbor” and reduce the amount of smoke and air pollution they produce during the COVID-19 crisis. In most county municipalities (not all so check...

 

Fitzgerald calls for Primary Election to be conducted by mail

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has called for an expansion of the state’s emergency declaration to allow the county to send a ballot to every registered voter in Allegheny County so that the June 2, 2020 primary election may be conducted by...

 

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