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Governor calls charter school law 'worst in nation,' proposes changes

Recognizing Pennsylvania’s flawed and outdated charter school law is one of the worst in the nation, Governor Tom Wolf is taking executive action, overhauling regulations, and will propose legislation to comprehensively reform the law. The...

 

Hawaiian Luau for seniors at Allentown center Aug. 20

Seniors 60 and over are invited to the Allentown Senior Citizens Center for a Hawaiian Luau on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Don a favorite flowered shirt, grass skirt or muu muu for the activities that begin at 10 a.m. There will be live entertainment by Bruce...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop is this Friday at the St. John Vianney site

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, continues on Friday, Aug. 9. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pic...

 

Transit Tunnel work will detour buses and light rail cars

Port Authority of Allegheny County is replacing approximately 480 feet of light rail track and concrete pavement in and around the south entrance of the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel. Weather...

 

Work Hard receives nearly $1 million for workforce development

Work Hard Pittsburgh, in conjunction with New Sun Rising (NSR), will expand its workforce development and regional tech equity initiatives in Pittsburgh’s Hilltop neighborhoods, thanks to $950,000 in total funding commitments over two years from...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop next free produce distribution is July 12

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, continues on Friday, July 12. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can...

 

The South Pittsburgh SCENE With Brad Palmisiano

The third annual Taste of Allentown drew more than 150 people to the Allentown business district for samples from Onion Maiden, Black Market Deli, Leon's Caribbean, alla Famiglia and...

 

Mt. Washington Library closed for renovations, expansion

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is preparing for the expansion and renovation of one of the city's historic neighborhood libraries. Located at 315 Grandview Avenue overlooking Downtown Pittsburgh, CLP...

 

Hilltop Urban Farm holding free youth camps for So. Pittsburgh kids

Hilltop Urban Farm will offer four free summer camps at the one-acre Youth Farm in the summer of 2019 focusing on the teaching of nutrition and cooking, growing food, local food systems, agriculture as a career pathway and the ecology of western Penn...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop next free produce distribution is June 14

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, continues on Friday, June 14. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can...

 

Free water pitchers and water filters in Allentown

Free water pitchers and filters certified to remove lead from the water, will be available on Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m.-noon at 831 E. Warrington Avenue. Sponsored by Women for a Healthy Environment, priority will be given to expecting families,...

 

Tickets on sale now for third annual 'Taste of Allentown' restaurant tour

Allentown’s third annual ‘Taste of Allentown,’ hosted by the Hilltop Alliance, is on Friday, June 14 from 6-8 p.m. This event, which showcases food from neighborhood eateries served at neighborhood businesses, is an opportunity to explore the...

 

Hilltop Urban Farm holding free youth camps for So. Pittsburgh kids

Hilltop Urban Farm will offer four free summer camps at the one-acre Youth Farm in the summer of 2019 focusing on the teaching of nutrition and cooking, growing food, local food systems, agriculture a...

 

EDS hires new executive director

Economic Development South has hired a new executive director. Joey-Linn Ulrich started with EDS in May. Prior to joining EDS, Ms. Ulrich served as the executive director of Venture Outdoors where...

 

Housing Opportunity Fund at Allentown June meeting

The Housing Opportunity Fund will be discussed at the June 12 meeting of the Allentown CDC at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue beginning at 6:30 p.m. Vethina Hage and Justin...

 

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...

 

Night Market, Taste of Allentown coming up on Warrington Avenue

Allentown’s second bi-annual Night Market, hosted by local businesses is coming up on Saturday, June 1, from 7-11 p.m. in the 800 block of East Warrington Avenue. The can’t-miss night of great food and exciting live entertainment includes three...

 

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...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop next free produce distribution is May 10

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, continues on Friday, May 10. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up fresh produce from about 3:30 p.m. until...

 

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...

 

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop resumes produce distribution April 12

The first Fresh Fridays of 2019, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, April 12. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip...

 

BNC Reach Program to provide clothing, assistance

The Beltzhoover Neighborhood Council Reach Project is available to Beltzhoover, Allentown and Knoxville Residents, with a financial need for utilities, food, shelter, clothing for interviews or transportation. Funds are limited. For...

 

Mt. Oliver Council meeting covers parking meters to the Easter Bunny

In the mayor’s report which began the March 18 meeting of Mt. Oliver council, Mayor Frank Bernardini said the borough is in danger of losing lifelong residents due to quality-of-life decline in the neighborhood – bottles thrown in yards, trash...

 

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