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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...

 

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)....

 

$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...

 

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....

 

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