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Pittsburgh named winner in American Cities Climate Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Pittsburgh as a winning city in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. The Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge is a $70 million dollar program that will accelerate 20 ambitious cities’ efforts...

 

Lead line replacement program receives major investment from Wolf Administration

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is receiving more than $49 million in loans and grants to significantly boost efforts to protect the city’s drinking water, Governor Tom Wolf announced today.  The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment...

 

Residents concerned about proposed needle exchange program

A possible needle exchange program in Carrick continues to draw support from many residents, but others are not convinced and remain concerned about the impact it will have on the community. Discussions around Prevention Point’s proposed mobile...

 

Online applications now available for city's Snow Angels program

Snow Angels – the City of Pittsburgh program matching volunteers to elderly residents and those with disabilities needing snow removal help – is now taking applications online.  Both volunteers and residents may sign up for the program at the...

 

Mayor issues Executive Order directing city agencies to consider workplace reforms

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order directing all city authorities to consider 17 workforce improvements his administration has advanced for city employees and residents. “Our government is doing its part to make Pittsburgh a better...

 

City administration proposes new accessibility legislation

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Mayor William Peduto is proposing legislation requiring any new or renovated playgrounds to include at least one accessible swing according to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) and at least one...

 

MO mayor opposes care facility proposed for school building

A new council member, and a proposal to turn the former Mt. Oliver School into a health and care giving facility operated by the human service agency Auberle, kicked off the Sept. 17 meeting of Mt. Ol...

 

New Division 4 building along with more paving in city's 2019 budget

Mayor William Peduto’s administration has filed preliminary 2019 budgets with the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority that included no tax increases and increased spending on landslides and flooding, facilities, paving and other priorities....

 

PGH Lab 4.0 applications now open

Mayor William Peduto, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Parking Authority, and the Allegheny Conference on...

 

City to save energy with high-tech electrical plugs

Mayor William Peduto’s administration has introduced legislation to City Council creating the nation’s first Integrated Energy Savings as a Service initiative, which will deliver energy savings to city facilities.  The pilot program with...

 

Pittsburgh CFO, budget director leaving for new opportunities

Sam Ashbaugh, the city's Chief Financial Officer, and Jennifer Presutti, the director of the city's Office of Management and Budget, are leaving city government next month to take new...

 

Mayor Peduto reopens investigation into city home sale in Beechview

Mayor William Peduto has asked the Office of Municipal Investigations to reopen its inquiry into the sale of a vacant city-owned home to the city’s real estate manager.  The home on Tropical Avenue in Beechview was vacant and tax delinquent...

 

Mayor Peduto appoints task force on contracting with disadvantaged businesses

Mayor William Peduto is convening an MWBE task force in order to identify best practices in engaging MWBE businesses, as well as to propose policy and procedural improvements for increased engagement with the City of Pittsburgh and its departments....

 

City of Pittsburgh celebrating National Farmers Market Week

The City of Pittsburgh is joining cities across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August this week. Pittsburgh has had continuous, weekly farmers markets since 1942 when the Farmers Market Cooperative of East Liberty first...

 

Leadership changes at I&P, Citiparks

Leadership changes have occurred in the City of Pittsburgh departments of Innovation & Performance and Citiparks. Lee Haller, the director of the city’s Innovation and Performance Department, has left city government to join a local software...

 

City releases Pittsburgh Equity Indicators Report

As part of the ONEPGH Resilience Strategy, the City of Pittsburgh has released the first annual report of the Pittsburgh Equity Indicators, a set of 80 measures that report disparities by race, gender, or income in four domains: Health, Food, and...

 

Consultants ask for input on future of South Side business

A community meeting to help develop priority actions strengthening the East Carson Street business district drew about 65 attendees to the South Side Market House on July 12. “We’re in this journey in which you are the most valuable component...

 

Pittsburgh explores moving civic offices from Ross Street

The City of Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority are exploring moving city services from the John P. Robin Civic Building to a new Downtown location on the Boulevard of the Allies.  A proposed new location at 420 Boulevard of the Allies...

 

Police give details of significant crimes in Carrick/Overbrook

Carrick residents heard an update on summer crime as Zone 3 officer Christine Luffey was the primary speaker at last Monday’s meeting of the Carrick / Overbrook Block Watch at its temporary location in former Birmingham United Church of Christ on...

 

PWSA exceeds DEP requirement to replace lead service lines

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) reported it has surpassed its Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) requirement to replace 1,341 lead service lines by June 30. As part of this work, PWSA has also replaced more...

 

Cool Globes exhibit debuts in Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh has announced the grand opening of Cool Globes in Pittsburgh. The nearly 30 large globe sculptures - described as “public art with a purpose”- will be on display in Market Square, PPG Plaza, and Gateway Center through...

 

Free child care approved for city employees and community events

Mayor William Peduto signed legislation approved last week by Pittsburgh City Council to provide free, on-site child care for city employees and those attending designated community events.  The legislation will cover the costs of child care at...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    June 12, 2018

Mayor updates on more police, asks for Hilltop area priorities

With summer approaching and better weather here, Mayor William Peduto hoped Allentown residents took note of more police on the streets. “I hope you’ve noticed there are more police in Zone 3,” he told residents at the June meeting of the Allen...

 

Mayor at ACDC meeting on June 5 in Allentown

City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto will be the featured speaker at the Allentown CDC community meeting on Tuesday, June 5. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Allentown Senior Center, 631 E. Warrington Avenue. A light dinner will be...

 

Mental health frames discussion at Zone 3 meeting

The May 21 meeting of the Zone 3 Public Safety Council featured a discussion on mental health with therapist and social worker Julius Boatwright of Steel Smiling, the community-based social-service agency he founded which conducts free outreach....

 

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