(2014) stories found containing 'allegheny county'

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Permanent mail-In, absentee ballot applications for 2023 elections sent out

Mail-in and absentee ballot applications have begun going out to county voters who requested to be placed on the permanent mail-in or absentee ballot list. Act 77 of 2019 provides that individuals on the list shall receive an... — Updated 1/30/2023


Health Department readies for Fish Fry season

The Lenten season is right around the corner, which means fish fries are too. The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reminding fish fry sponsors they must have a valid food permit, a requirement for all food facilities... — Updated 1/30/2023


Discounted Fares Pilot Program application period closes February 12

The Department of Human Services (DHS) announced the application period for the discounted fares pilot program will close on Sunday, Feb. 12. The program was announced last September and began accepting applications in November of... — Updated 1/30/2023


County opens Special Appeal Period for 2022 Tax Year

A special appeal period for 2022 Allegheny County property assessments has now opened. Appeals may be filed by property owners or by taxing bodies for the 2022 tax year through March 31, 2023. This special appeal period is running... — Updated 1/30/2023


Over $170,000 in grants to combat campus sexual assault and violence in county

Senator Wayne Fontana has announced $170,600 in It’s On Us PA grants to combat sexual assault and violence at college campuses across the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. “Pittsburgh is home to some of the best... — Updated 1/17/2023


PWSA receives $13.4M in grants and low-interest loans from PENNVEST

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) was awarded a $9.7 million grant and $3.7 million in low-interest loans from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority... — Updated 1/17/2023


County Christmas Tree Recycling Program underway

The Allegheny County Parks Department is offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents may drop off Christmas trees through Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at all nine county parks from 8:00 am until... — Updated 1/2/2023


Arrest made in Mt. Oliver homicide

On August 30, Mt. Oliver Police were notified of a shooting at the intersection of Dawes Street and Frederick Street. First responders found an adult male, in a vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, Timothy... — Updated 12/27/2022

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

No tax increase in Mt. Oliver Borough

Although brief, the public meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council on December 19 took care of some important business to end the year. Present at the meeting were Mayor JoAnna Taylor and council members Amber McGough, Christina... — Updated 12/27/2022


Controller's Office data dashboards put county info online

New Data Dashboards at AlleghenyController.com put a variety of county government information at users’ fingertips and will be periodically expanded with new additions, Allegheny County Controller Corey O’Connor said. “These... — Updated 12/20/2022


Boyce Park Ski Slopes open Tuesday, Dec. 20

The Boyce Park Ski Slopes open for the season on Tuesday, Dec. 20 for the 3:30 p.m. session. The 2022-23 season will run through mid-March, weather and conditions permitting. The... — Updated 12/20/2022


PCCD funding for county programs will increase safety, public health, security

Senator Jay Costa has announced more than $20 million in funding for Allegheny-based agencies and organizations from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD).... — Updated 12/20/2022


Girl shot on Penn Avenue in Mt. Oliver

The Allegheny County Police Department's Homicide Unit is assisting Mt. Oliver Police in investigating the shooting of a 15-year-old girl on Saturday night, December 17. County 911 was notified of a shooting in the 100 block of... — Updated 12/18/2022


New discount transit fares pilot launches for Allegheny County

Enrollment is now open for a new 12-month pilot program to test how providing free and discounted transit fares to low-income riders on Pittsburgh Regional Transit (formerly Port... — Updated 12/13/2022


Winter Shelter opens for persons experiencing homelessness

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) has opened the winter shelter for persons experiencing homelessness. The seasonal, low-barrier shelter will open temporarily to provide cold weather shelter while Second... — Updated 11/29/2022


County to host Dec. 6 virtual career fair

Allegheny County will be hosting a virtual career fair on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Job seekers can register through the day of the event at https://alleghenycounty.vfairs.com. The online platform is mobile friendly an... — Updated 11/29/2022


Changes coming to county COVID-19 testing options

Allegheny County continues to respond to the evolving pandemic. With lower daily infections, deaths and hospitalizations, the Health Department, along with its partners, are making... — Updated 11/29/2022

 By Tom Smith    Front Page

Former mayor disrupts Mt. Oliver Council meeting

The November public business meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council included a presentation on recycling, the resignation of one borough employee and the hiring of another and a... — Updated 11/29/2022


Discounted Fares Pilot Program seeking participants

A new discounted fares pilot program announced by County Executive Rich Fitzgerald in late September is seeking participants. Managed by the Department of Human Services (DHS), the 12-month program is limited to participants who... — Updated 11/22/2022


County Jail expands methadone services

Warden Orlando Harper announced the Allegheny County Jail has expanded its methadone medication services as part of the jail’s Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program for individuals who experience Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).... — Updated 11/8/2022


Hilltop organizations receive state funding

Three Hilltop non-profit organizations have been awarded Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) funding for community projects and initiatives through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. “This... — Updated 11/8/2022


County publishes list of voters with incorrectly dated ballots

Yesterday, the state Supreme Court issued an order defining incorrectly dated declaration envelopes. Specifically, mail-in ballots with dates of September 19 through November 8 are properly dated. Absentee ballots with dates of... — Updated 11/6/2022


Arrest made in Mt. Oliver stabbing

On October 28, at 4:08 a.m. Mount Oliver Police and paramedics responded to the 100 Block of Margaret Street for a male stabbed. When first responders arrived, they found a 28-year-old male stabbed multiple times. The victim was... — Updated 11/1/2022


Sample ballots, over the counter voting, and ballot return provide tools for voters

The Allegheny County Elections Division is reminding voters there are a number of tools available to them this election season including sample ballots, over-the-counter voting, and ballot return. “Voting is easier than ever... — Updated 10/19/2022


Controller offers property assessment session in Brentwood

Allegheny County Controller Corey O’Connor will conclude a series of information sessions on property owners’ rights in the County’s property assessment and appeals process in Brentwood on October 18. The controller’s... — Updated 10/12/2022


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