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MEPTF draws attention with Emergency Preparedness Day

In an effort to draw awareness to the need for emergency preparedness among the special populations, the Minority Emergency Preparedness Task Force (MEPTF) sponsored an Emergency Preparedness Day Fair on Friday, Sept. 27, in recognition of National...

 

Boro to put veterans' photos on street poles

Patriotic military banners displayed on street poles are coming to Mt. Oliver. At the Sept. 16 meeting of borough council, Mayor Frank Bernardini asked that veterans residing in the borough provide...

 

PA Resources will hold final collection events for 2019

Pennsylvania residents have one last chance to clean out basements, garages, garden sheds – and medicine cabinets – in preparation for the Pennsylvania Resources Council’s final three collection events of 2019. PRC will collect a wide variety...

 

Non-profit creates program to assist county homebuyers

City of Bridges Community Land Trust is launching a Buyer-Initiated Program to help people purchase homes in Allegheny County. City of Bridges Community Land Trust, a non-profit that creates and stewards permanently affordable homes, has a new...

 

PWSA to begin stormwater project in South Side Slopes, Flats

Many of Pittsburgh's sewers were built in the turn of the 20th century and are still in pretty solid shape. The problem in this watershed is that the sewers are combined sanitary and stormwater...

 

Arlington Civic council meets

The Arlington Civic Counsel will meet on Monday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at the New Academy Charter School, 2500 Jonquil Way. Topic for the meeting will be crime in the Arlington area. Speakers include Officer Christine Luffey and Commander Karen Dixon...

 

Pilot STEM program provides students with career experience

Mayor William Peduto joined Housing Authority City of Pittsburgh, Phase 4 Learning Inc., Allegheny County Housing Authority, and Everyone On to celebrate the launch of “Bridges to Tech. This 10-week STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Ma...

 

County debuts 'Project Reset' to help residents clear, seal records

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald was joined by Judge Elliot Howsie, District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala, Jr., Chief Public Defender T. Matthew Dugan, Court Records Director Michael McGeever and other officials in announcing the launch of ‘Project...

 

Final food policy community meeting is Aug. 27

The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) will hold its final community meeting to help shape the Greater Pittsburgh Food Action Plan. The PFPC is working with community members to develop a food action plan for Allegheny County. The meeting will...

 

State announces millions in grants for South Pittsburgh, city projects

State Senators Jay Costa and Wayne D. Fontana announced millions in state grants for Pittsburgh development projects. “These state dollars will support and speed up progress on innovative projects that will help create jobs, attract investment and...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Wednesday, July 24, at 8:00 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Valentine Kraska, 106 Brosville Street, 17th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. • Ravi...

 

Transit Tunnel work will detour buses and light rail cars

Port Authority of Allegheny County is replacing approximately 480 feet of light rail track and concrete pavement in and around the south entrance of the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel. Weather...

 

Quality of life cases will be heard by local judges

A new order from the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas will lead to neighborhood-level oversight of enforcement actions by the city’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure.  DOMI regularly holds contractors and others responsible for...

 

Income guidelines increased for WIC program participants

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced that income guidelines for the PA Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program have increased. The 2019-2020 income limits for eligibility start with an annual gross income...

 

Controller says sites were not checked, standards not met for 'recovery houses'

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner said the county’s Department of Human Services (DHS) allowed contractors to establish housing sites for individuals recovering from addiction where they were not permitted, and has not held the providers to...

 

Mt. Oliver in county side yard program

Applicants to the 2019 Allegheny County Side Yard and Blighted Structure program will be provided the opportunity to acquire vacant lots and structures at a discounted cost through the Vacant...

 

Health Dept. wants to know about health issues, contributing factors

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has announced the start of its community health survey. The survey period runs through October 4, 2019 and is part of the larger 2020 Community Health Assessment (CHA). A Community Health Assessment,...

 

Health Dept. and CountyStat announce air quality dashboard

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) and CountyStat announced the launch of an air quality dashboard on the county’s website. The new interactive site takes information from ACHD’s air quality monitors and provides it in a user-friendly...

 

One million meals among citywide food improvement efforts

Mayor William Peduto celebrated the kickoff of the 2019 Summer Food Program, and findings that the city’s food programs have served more than 1 million meals since they were reformed in 2015. Meals served by Citiparks’ GrubUp program accompany...

 

Mt. Washington Library closed for renovations, expansion

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is preparing for the expansion and renovation of one of the city's historic neighborhood libraries. Located at 315 Grandview Avenue overlooking Downtown Pittsburgh, CLP...

 

Seniors can receive free produce at farmers markets with vouchers

Allegheny County residents 60 years and older may be eligible to receive a set of four checks for a total of $20 to purchase locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables through the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, administered by the...

 

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, June 5, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. 2529 E. Carson Street, South...

 
 By Ed Blank    Front Page    May 21, 2019

Veterans will hold Memorial Day services throughout So. Pittsburgh

Traditions matter. They reinforce our sense of well-being and self-worth. Whatever our personal traditions, they provide us with blueprints by which we celebrate life joyously and commemorate our...

 

Kraus for District 3

In the upcoming District 3 City Council election three candidates are vying for the seat: the incumbent Bruce A. Kraus; his former chief of staff, Ken Wolfe; and, Chris Kumanchik. Over the course of the campaign for the District 3 seat several South...

 

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