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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....

 

City Financial Empowerment Center wins grant for eviction prevention

The City of Pittsburgh and its partner Neighborhood Allies have been awarded a technical assistance grant by Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund to expand services provided by the Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center. The CFE Fund is seeking to...

 

Local food policy collaboration launches Pittsburgh's first Food Equity Ambassador Program

The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) and #PghFoodTeam is announcing the first cohort of the newly created Pittsburgh Food Equity Ambassador Program. From more than 50 applications, the first...

 

County police seek help in identifying suspects in Mt. Oliver shooting

Allegheny County detectives are asking for the public's help to identify suspects in a shooting on Brownsville Road in Mt. Oliver on May 19 at 12:12 a.m. Mt. Oliver Police first responded to the 500...

 

Allegheny County wave pools and spray parks will open starting June 5

Boyce Park Wave Pool, North Park Swimming Pool, Settlers Cabin Park Wave Pool, and South Park Wave Pool will open for the season on Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6. All pools will close the week of June 7 and then open, and remain open, starting...

 

Health Department asks public to answer Community Health Survey

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) seeks public participation in its Community Health Assessment Survey supplement, which is designed to better understand the complex impacts 2020 had on community residents. The survey is part of the ACHD...

 

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