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Surge in disruptive behavior in South Side leads Zone 3 council

The post-pandemic surge in crowds, disruptive behavior, and crime in the East Carson St. corridor was a major focus of the July 22 monthly Zoom meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC)....

 
 News    July 27, 2021 

$23.9 Million Approved for Pittsburgh Water & Sewer rehabilitation project

Pennsylvania State Senators from Allegheny County including Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Senator Wayne Fontana and Senator Lindsey Williams announced the approval of a $23,970,000 loan for...

 
 News    July 27, 2021 

Flood Education Workshop Series every Tuesday

Are you a homeowner or a business owner in Allegheny County? Have you asked yourself: Why is my basement flooding? Why is the street flooding? What do I do in a flood? How do I protect my house? When do I evacuate? To answer these questions, join...

 

Market House Senior Center open, hours limited but with programs

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) will begin re-opening Healthy Active Living (Senior) Centers in a phased approach starting this week. Three of four Focal...

 

County, PRC recycling glass in parks

Allegheny County has partnered with the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) to offer its Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Program at eight of the county’s nine parks. The bin will be located in each park for six days, Saturday through Thursday, from...

 

Household chemical collection in Boyce Park

In August, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will host a household chemical collection event in Allegheny County to provide residents with an opportunity to safely and cost effectively dispose of common chemicals such as cleaners, paints,...

 

City receives more funding for rental assistance program

The City of Pittsburgh has received an additional $7 million for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program to assist those impacted financially from the COVID-19 crisis. The City of Pittsburgh and...

 

Department of Human Services reopens county assistance offices 

All Allegheny Department of Human Services County Assistance Offices (CAO) have resumed in-person operations for clients. On-site CAO services will provide clients with access to DHS’ caseworkers and services if they cannot access online services...

 

Spike in violent crime, homelessness focus at Zone 3

A spike in violent crime in Pittsburgh was a major focus of the June 24 Zoom monthly meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC). The meeting kicked off with a presentation on homelessness --...

 

Area fire departments and EMA receive grants

State Rep. Jessica Benham has announced a total of $59,499.12 is being awarded to local fire and emergency medical service companies. The funding is provided by the Fire Company and Emergency Medical...

 

City launches Childcare Quality Fund

The City of Pittsburgh has announced the launch of their Childcare Quality Fund, which will allow licensed childcare centers in the city to apply for grant funding for facility and program...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 29, 2021

Parking issues at Mt. Oliver Council discussed in-person

The Mt. Oliver Borough Council returned to in-person meetings in June. Attending the meeting were council members Aaron Graham, David Lowe, Amber McGough, Christina Reft and Francis Heckman, along...

 

Allentown Senior Center reopening

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center, Inc. has been given approval by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services/Area Agency on Aging to soft reopen on Thursday, July 1. The center has been closed since March of 2020 due to COVID 19....

 

City Financial Empowerment Center wins grant for eviction prevention

The City of Pittsburgh and its partner Neighborhood Allies have been awarded a technical assistance grant by Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund to expand services provided by the Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center. The CFE Fund is seeking to...

 

Local food policy collaboration launches Pittsburgh's first Food Equity Ambassador Program

The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) and #PghFoodTeam is announcing the first cohort of the newly created Pittsburgh Food Equity Ambassador Program. From more than 50 applications, the first...

 

County police seek help in identifying suspects in Mt. Oliver shooting

Allegheny County detectives are asking for the public's help to identify suspects in a shooting on Brownsville Road in Mt. Oliver on May 19 at 12:12 a.m. Mt. Oliver Police first responded to the 500...

 

Allegheny County wave pools and spray parks will open starting June 5

Boyce Park Wave Pool, North Park Swimming Pool, Settlers Cabin Park Wave Pool, and South Park Wave Pool will open for the season on Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6. All pools will close the week of June 7 and then open, and remain open, starting...

 

Health Department asks public to answer Community Health Survey

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) seeks public participation in its Community Health Assessment Survey supplement, which is designed to better understand the complex impacts 2020 had on community residents. The survey is part of the ACHD...

 
 By Ed Blank    Front Page    May 25, 2021

Memorial services will be part of pilgrimage in the South Side, Hilltop

After a very disappointing 2020, in which the South Side Hilltop Memorial Day Pilgrimage was canceled because of Covid-19 concerns, the event is on the 2021 docket and will take place Memorial Day...

 

Carnegie Library director announces retirement at end of year

Mary Frances Cooper, MLS, president and director of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, has announced plans to retire at the end of the calendar year. She has held this position since January 1, 2012 when she became the 11th president and director to...

 

Seniors can now get applications for farmers' market checks in June

The Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (DHS AAA) will administer the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program again by mail due to coronavirus concerns. This program helps eligible older adults to supplement their diets with locally...

 

Allegheny County announces return of Summer Concert Series

The Allegheny County Summer Concert Series will return the first week of June after a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic. Live performances are scheduled at South Park every Friday and Hartwood Acres Park every Sunday beginning at 7:30 p.m. The firs...

 

Arrest made in February fire in S.S.

A joint investigation between the City's Fire Investigation Unit and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), has resulted in the arrest of Christian Ross, 25, of Pittsburgh, in...

 

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania announces $200,000 region-wide "Give Back" voucher initiative for people in need

In response to the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on our region, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania will be providing a total of $200,000 in thrift store vouchers throughout its 17-county territory in southwestern Pennsylvania and north...

 

Assistance is available to pay PWSA water and sewer bills

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) encourages renters responsible for paying their PWSA water and wastewater bill to apply for financial relief through the Allegheny County Emergency...

 

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