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 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...

 

County police make arrests in the abuse of three children

Officers of the White Oak Police Department responded to a disturbance call at the Francis McClure Elementary School on Longvue Drive on May 5. There, the officers learned an 11-year-old boy was...

 

City Housing Authority chosen for Housing Choice Demonstration Project

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh is one of nine public housing authorities chosen by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to pilot a new Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Mobility Demonstration.  Through the program, the...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Goodwill recruiting fathers to participate in new FIRE program

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is looking for fathers who want to improve the parenting, relationship, and communication skills they need to be involved, responsible, and committed fathers. The organization’s new FIRE program helps fathers...

 

Vaccine provider map shows vaccine clinic locations throughout the county

With vaccine becoming more plentiful in the county, residents now have the option of considering locations closer to their home or workplace to get the COVID-19 vaccine. To make that process easier for the public, Allegheny County has worked with...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Online campaign finance reports now available

The Allegheny County Elections Division has announced it now has an online option for candidates, political committees and contributing lobbyists that are required to disclose contributions and expenditures. The link to the online form is available...

 

Citiparks, Remake Learning and Allegheny County Library Association win state STEM grant

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Remake Learning Network and Allegheny County Library Association, has been awarded a $500,000 PAsmart Grant to promote STEM programs for K-12 students.  Citiparks...

 

Mt. Oliver Department reports from March

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough from the December department reports for March 2021: Code Enforcement 85 code violations were issued in March There were 34 open cases...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    April 27, 2021

Boro approves leasing on-street parking spaces

The April public meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council began with a request from a local business to lease several on-street parking spaces on Brownsville Road. Ben Prisbylla, representing RE360,...

 

Green infrastructure discussed on Mount

Stormwater, Emerald View Park master plan, and clean air were the focus of the Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) 's "Green" Community Forum held via Zoom on April 15.  The a...

 

TruthNotCOVID campaign launches with community website, social channels

Dr. Debra Bogen, director of the Allegheny County Health Department, has announced a new campaign, developed by a Community Advisory Board and MEE Productions Inc., has launched. The “Spreading Truth, NOT COVID” initiative provides trusted,...

 

County's new vaccination registration website now available to the public

Allegheny County Health Department's new Vaccine Registration site is now open to the public. Individuals seeking vaccine appointments may register online at http://vax4.alleghenycounty.us for availab...

 

Mt. Oliver Department reports for February

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough from the December department reports for February 2021: Public Safety Total police calls for service: 437 There were 22 drug arrests...

 

Carrick shooting

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a 911 call for a gunshot heard in the 400 block of Linnview Ave. in Carrick just after 12:30 a.m. early on March 27. There, police found a woman with a...

 

Women Voters launches new website

There is a colorful and imaginative infographic for everyone on the new and improved website of the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh (LWVPGH). If you are a voter looking for information on voter registration, mail-in and in-person voting...

 

County extends real estate tax deadline

Allegheny County Council has extended the discounted real estate tax deadline by 30 days. Payments received or postmarked by April 30, will be eligible to receive a 2% discount from the gross amount due. Allegheny County Treasurer John K. Weinstein,...

 

New commander introduced at Zone 3 Public Safety Council

The introduction of the new Zone 3 commander was the focus of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council (Z3PSC) Feb. 15 Zoom meeting. Commander John Fisher began on the Pittsburgh police force in April, 1988....

 

City looking to change steam heat provider for Downtown buildings

The City of Pittsburgh has signed a letter of intent to move forward with entering into a formal energy services agreement with Clearway Community Energy (Clearway), experts in district energy,...

 

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...

 

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