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Lions Clubs seeking new members

 — Updated 6/8/2022

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

MO Council considers new meeting guidelines

A request to eliminate parking from both sides of the 100 block of Holzer Street in Mt. Oliver opened the May public meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council. Attending were... — Updated 5/25/2022


Senator Costa announces clean-energy job grant for Allegheny County

Senator Jay Costa has announced a $500,000 grant to support clean-energy job training for underserved communities in Allegheny County. The award comes from the Clean Energy Workfor... — Updated 5/24/2022


Fitzgerald, Gainey create Intimate Partner Violence Reform Leadership Team

The leadership team is being created to provide leadership and strategic direction in coordinating policy and system level work across agencies to improve a complex and fragmented system for intimate partner violence victims. The... — Updated 5/24/2022


County marbles program

The Allegheny County Parks Department annual marbles program is about halfway through its 2022 schedule. The program is free to all youngsters ages 14 and under. All local winners... — Updated 5/24/2022


Brashear awarded $1M state grant for expanding community center

The Brashear Association has received a $1 million grant award for the Hilltop Community Center project on Brownsville Road.  "This is welcome news for Allegheny County," said Stat... — Updated 5/12/2022


 17,000 MOVERS braved the weather to return for Marathon Sunday

At the 14th DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon under rainy and sometimes downpour conditions, more than 17,000 runners braved the weather to return to the in-person Pittsburgh Marathon. Runners have spent the past two... — Updated 5/9/2022


Fitzgerald, Gainey, Kelly Visit Brother's Brother Foundation

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, City of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey and Darrin Kelly, president of the Allegheny Fayette Labor Council, recently visited Brother’s Brother Foundation and to meet with officials from the... — Updated 5/9/2022


Allentown senior center opens for in-person meals, services

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center is welcoming back seniors to the center by serving hot meals. Frozen meals which were offered during COVID have been discontinued and replaced with the hot meals. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m.... — Updated 5/9/2022

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Public safety a priority for police in South Side going into the summer

City of Pittsburgh Public Safety officials addressed neighborhood concerns at the South Side Community Council’s (SSCC) recent biannual public meeting via Zoom. SSCC President Barbara Rudiak began the presentation by introducing... — Updated 4/21/2022


Deadline extended on discount for county real estate taxes

Allegheny County property owners are reminded the deadlines for submitting 2022 County real estate tax payments have been extended by 30 days. The decision was reached following consultation between the Allegheny County Treasurer a... — Updated 4/7/2022


Power of Work Award goes to South Side business

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania announced the winners of its 2022 Power of Work Awards, which honors businesses that are opening their doors and improving the lives of people with disabilities and/or other challenges by... — Updated 4/7/2022

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Animal control issues considered by Mount Oliver Boro Council

Mt. Oliver Borough Council's March public meeting began with a public hearing concerning dog attacks in the borough. Emilie Nottle requested the public hearing to advocate for... — Updated 4/7/2022


County receives $23M HUD grant to help fight homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $23 million Continuum of Care grant to the county’s Department of Human Services (DHS) to assist in its efforts to reduce homelessness. The amount reflects a... — Updated 4/3/2022


Final arrangements are in place for April 5 Special Election

Everything is in place for the April 5 Special Election in the 19th and 24th Legislative Districts. All 176 precincts in the 19th and 24th Legislative Districts will be open on Tuesday, April 5. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.... — Updated 4/3/2022


PWSA building green stormwater infrastructure in park

The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) has two new board members following election at the organization's annual meeting via Zoom on March 8: Andrew Fetzko and Marc... — Updated 3/24/2022


Project Prom gown giveaway begins March 26

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) will hold its annual Project Prom giveaway of prom attire for eligible high school students beginning Saturday, March 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Project Prom Shop, 10... — Updated 3/22/2022


Mayor appoints team to manage neighborhood and constituent services

Mayor Ed Gainey has appointed three key positions to manage neighborhood and constituent services. Melvin "Brother Mel" Hubbard El has been appointed community advisor to the... — Updated 3/8/2022

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

NPP program in Mt. Oliver/Knoxville will focus on businesses and residents

In early November 2021, two Hilltop organizations received word their applications for Neighborhood Partnership Programs (NPP) through the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) had been approved. The... — Updated 2/24/2022


City Theatre to Receive $100,000 National Endowment for the Arts Grant

City Theatre has been approved for an American Rescue Plan award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), a grant program which was funded to help the arts and cultural... — Updated 2/17/2022


Special Election scheduled for State House 19th District

The Allegheny County Elections Division has been advised a second special election will be held on Tuesday, April 5, in Allegheny County. In addition to the seat for House Representative in Pennsylvania's 24th Legislative... — Updated 2/3/2022


PRC conservation workshops spotlight backyard composting

In January, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will conduct two online environmental education webinars to teach residents the importance and process of backyard composting. "It's easy to create compost at home, and using fin... — Updated 1/12/2022


Crisis funding is available for PWSA customers needing help

Customers of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) are encouraged to apply for the new Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), a temporary assistance... — Updated 1/12/2022


City completes Second Avenue electric vehicle fleet charging depot

The Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh (PPA), and the Duquesne Light Company (DLC) have announced completion of the largest Electric Vehicle (EV) charging installation in... — Updated 1/10/2022

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

State officials discuss their roles in liquor license enforcement

Concerned about the uptick in crime seemingly related to alcohol serving venues in South Side, State Rep. Jessica Benham brought together Pennsylvania Liquor Enforcement (LCE) and Pennsylvania Liquor Control Bureau (PLCB) for a pan... — Updated 12/22/2021


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