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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...

 

Block watch hears the latest in what was happening in their neighborhoods

Pressed into service early when the Carrick/Overbrook Block Watch’s speaker was unable to attend the May 6 meeting, Zone 3 officer Christine Luffey began by leading a discussion concerning unruly juveniles in and around Phillips Park. The same...

 

Mayor William Peduto creates the city's first Office of Equity

Mayor William Peduto has signed an Executive Order creating the City’s Office of Equity, which will work across City of Pittsburgh government to embed the importance of equity in government work, and address and eradicate inequalities in all its...

 
 News    May 7, 2019

Hard-To-Recycle event is May 11 at Pgh. Mills

The Pennsylvania Resources Council will host the first of its six 2019 Hard-To-Recycle Collection events on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer Township. Individuals can dispose of cell/home phones, CFL...

 

Hilltop area gang members indicted in 2014 shootings

A years-long investigation of gang activity in South Pittsburgh has resulted in multiple Grand Jury indictments and nine arrests — including the arrests of four people who are charged in the 2014 murder in Carrick of Omar Hodges, a City of...

 

Historic review hearings

The Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh has scheduled the following hearing in the East Carson Street Historic District for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, following Internal Business beginning at 12:30 p.m. Monongahela Incline — Individual...

 

Johnny Appleseeds wanted to help plant Urban Farm orchard

Volunteers at the Hilltop Urban Farm will help plant the largest orchard in the City of Pittsburgh on May 4 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at 700 Cresswell Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The one-acre...

 

Household chemical collections held by PA Resources Council

A collection event on Saturday, May 4, at the North Park Swimming Pool parking lot will provide Pennsylvania residents with the first of seven opportunities in 2019 to safely and cost effectively dispose of common household chemicals. Throughout the...

 

Mayor continues opposition to care facility in borough

While the Mt. Oliver Zoning Hearing Board gave conditional approval for Auberle to operate the Auberle Family Healing Center in the former Mt. Oliver School Building on Hays Avenue, Mayor Frank...

 

Candidates will be in Allentown on April 10

The April 10 Allentown Community Meeting will feature a Meet the Candidates’ Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. Candidates confirming their attendance include: City of Pittsburgh District 3...

 

Surveillance cameras are now watching Brownsville Road

Four new license plate cameras at two high-traffic Carrick intersections were announced by local government officials at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch at 25 Carrick Avenue. The cameras, which were installed at the...

 

Pittsburgh projects receive $2.25 M in state funding

A total of $2.25 million in state multimodal grant funds for five Allegheny County projects have been approved. The multimodal funds, approved by the board of the state’s Commonwealth Financing Agency (CFA) program, include: $1.177 million for...

 

DA Zappala in Carrick to talk about area's cameras

The Carrick/Overbrook Crime Watch and Public Safety meeting will take place on Monday, April 1, 6:30 p.m. at 25 Carrick Avenue. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala, Jr. will speak on the upcoming installation of county monitored...

 

Local studies on food, housing among college students reveal critical findings

Two studies completed in 2018 highlight the necessity to support the basic needs of college students in the two critical areas of food and housing. Focusing on the needs of students in southwestern Pennsylvania, the studies were conducted through...

 

County launches start of a new Adopt-a-Road litter program

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has announced the launch of a new program for county roads to help address littering issues while also protecting the environment and local wildlife. The county’s Adopt-a-Roadway program allows non-political...

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

BOROUGH OF MT. OLIVER, ALLEGHENY COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING UPDATED ZONING ORDINANCE AND SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE The Planning Commission of the Borough of Mt. Oliver, Allegheny County, will hold a public meeting on Monday,...

 

Project Prom gown giveaway March 9

The Department of Human Services (DHS) and its partner, the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), will hold the annual Project Prom giveaway of prom attire for eligible high school students. The gown giveaway kickoff begins on Saturday, March 9...

 

PA Resources Council will conduct spring workshops throughout county

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has announced its Spring 2019 schedule of workshops to take place at locations throughout Allegheny County. To register for a PRC workshop, visit www.prc.org/programs or call 412-488-7490 x226. Learn the benefits...

 

City to upgrade child care facilities

Mayor William Peduto’s administration is introducing a $2 million fund to boost the quality of early learning and Pre-K within the city by improving child care facilities. The City of Pittsburgh Childcare Quality Fund, introduced to Pittsburgh...

 

UPMC AG announces legal action to modify UPMC consent degrees

Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed a petition in Commonwealth Court to modify the consent decrees governing the relationship between UPMC and Highmark, two of the largest health care providers and insurers in the western Pennsylvania market....

 

County accepting ballfield permit applications today

The Allegheny County Parks Department will accept ballfield permit applications from organized baseball, softball and soccer leagues from Tuesday, Feb. 5, through Monday, Feb. 25. Applications must be filed in person by team representatives during...

 

County gets 18.3M HUD grant to fight homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $18.3 million Continuum of Care grant to Allegheny County’s Department of Human Services (DHS) to assist in its efforts to reduce homelessness. “Allegheny County continually...

 

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