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Free public Wi-Fi has been added to Citiparks recreation centers in Beltzhoover and Carrick

Free pubic wi-fi will be boosted at two City of Pittsburgh recreation centers under legislation introduced in City Council. Using $43,000 in CARES Act funding via the Allegheny County Department of...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough Departmental Reports

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough from the December department reports for January 2021: Public Safety • 495 total calls for service including: 33 drug arrests for the...

 

City and county will consider establishing $36 Million COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

A proposal to establish an Emergency Rental Assistance Program to assist those impacted financially from the COVID-19 crisis has been introduced to Pittsburgh City Council.  The City of Pittsburgh...

 

CeaseFirePA wants 'common sense' laws concerning firearms

The Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) meeting that began on Jan. 18 was completed on Jan. 25. The reason was that a malicious Zoom "bomb" about 30 minutes into the Jan. 18 meeting was so...

 

New Zone 3 commander has roots in South Pittsburgh area neighborhoods

The new Zone 3 Police commander, John Fisher, took over command of the zone on Monday, Feb. 8, replacing retiring commander, Karen Dixon. Commander Dixon had led Zone 3 since the summer of 2015. A...

 

Fish Fries reminded to secure Health Permit to operate, practice COVID safety

With the upcoming Lenten season, the Allegheny County Health Department is reminding fish fry sponsors that they must have a valid health permit to operate, which is a requirement for all food...

 

Considering running for District 7 the Pittsburgh School Board seat?

After serving two terms Pittsburgh Public School Board Director for District 7 Cindy Falls has decided not to run again. The district includes all or part of the South Pittsburgh neighborhoods of: Allentown, Arlington, Bon Air, Carrick, East...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough departmental reports

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough from the December department reports for December 2020: Public Safety • In December, the Mt. Oliver Police Department (MOPD) responded...

 

Neighborhood Allies opens spring 2021 RISE HIGH Grant Partnership Program

Neighborhood Allies’ Catalytic Grant Program is now the RISE HIGH (Racial Inclusive Solutions for Equitable Development, Healing, Impact, Growth & Health) Grant Partnership Program. Neighborhood Allies is calling for letters of intent (LOIs) from...

 

City announces sixth PGH Lab Cohort

Mayor William Peduto and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance (I&P) have announced the selection of the sixth cohort of the PGH Lab government incubator program. PGH Lab...

 

CLP - Mt. Washington reopens after $4M renovation, expansion

Residents are invited to tour the newly renovated CLP – Mt. Washington during a timed ticketed event on Saturday, Jan. 23. After a much-anticipated year-long renovation project that added 46...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough department updates for the month of November

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough from the December department reports for November: Public Safety Department • During November, the Mt. Oliver Police Department...

 

There are options for people struggling to make mortgage payments during COVID-19

 Recent data from Fannie Mae indicate that, of those homeowners most clearly affected by the pandemic and its economic impact, more than 96 percent took advantage of a forbearance plan to help manage their financial obligations. In Allegheny...

 

New Bank on Allegheny program aims to provide equitable access to sustainable financial products

Neighborhood Allies, in partnership with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the City of Pittsburgh’s Office of Equity, and with participation from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) and the Office of the...

 

Goodwill program helps young adults go from jail to a job

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is helping young adults that are currently or have been justice system involved and reside within Allegheny County transition to new jobs as part of a training program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor...

 

Struggling to make mortgage payments due to COVID-19? You have options.

 Recent data from Fannie Mae indicate that, of those homeowners most clearly affected by the pandemic and its economic impact, more than 96 percent took advantage of a forbearance plan to help manage their financial obligations. In Allegheny...

 

County provides financial resources for programs to assist those in need

Allegheny County has committed an additional $2 million to programs through the United Way that support those who have been most impacted by the pandemic. The funding for the Students and Families Food Relief Fund (SFFRF) and the Emergency Basic...

 

Fontana bill would make Penna a mail-in ballot state for future elections

Sen. Wayne Fontana will reintroduce a bill that would change Pennsylvania’s voting system so elections are conducted entirely by mail. “With the pandemic menacing the 2020 elections, I was pleased to see how many citizens chose to cast their...

 

EPA grant of $5.7M will support purchase of electric buses

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $5,666,950 grant to the county’s Health Department which will offset the cost incurred by the Port Authority of Allegheny County in purchasing...

 

Opening of Downtown WIC Clinic at Warner Center delayed

The opening of Allegheny County Health Department’s Downtown WIC Clinic has been delayed. A new opening date will be announced when it is available. The new address is 332 Fifth Avenue, Warner Center 5th floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 and was...

 

Mt. O. mayor expresses concerns over Arlington Avenue dance club in city

"I've called everybody but the dogcatcher, more than once, more than twice," Mt. Oliver Mayor Frank Bernardini told the Borough Council at the November meeting. Mayor Bernardini was complaining about...

 

Chamber postpones this year's Progressive Holiday Mingle

The South Side Chamber of Commerce has postponed its Progressive Holiday Mingle event planned for December 2. The Mingle is being postponed in compliance with the Allegheny County Department of Health...

 

Downtown WIC clinic moving, new clinic opens November 23 at Warner Center

The Downtown WIC Clinic will be moving to a new location later this month. The new address is 332 Fifth Avenue, Warner Center 5th floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Current Downtown WIC participants will be...

 

Police arrest man in Knoxville after ShotSpotter alert

Zone 3 police responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 100 block of Zara Street around 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The officers saw a man fleeing as they arrived on scene and observed him force his...

 

Boro council approves liquor license transfer for Indian restaurant, store

The Mt. Oliver Borough Council held a public hearing concerning the transfer of a liquor license into the borough, the second in recent months. Attorney Charles Caputo, representing Fat Friday LLC, came before the council with owner Ravi Singh last...

 

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