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Pennsylvania launches application for new mail-in voting option

Pennsylvania launches application for new mail-in voting option Pennsylvania voters can now apply online to vote by mail-in ballot for the April 28 primary. The deadline for county election offices to receive applications is 5 p.m. on April 21....

 

Open Mic Night Feb. 14 at South Side Presbyterian

On Friday, Feb. 14, the South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes all to its Open Mic Coffee House: Valentine Special at 7:30 - 9 p.m. Come to enjoy performances as well as the friendly fellowship...

 

Neighbors in three Hilltop neighborhoods can apply for improvement grants

Neighbors in three Hilltop communities have an opportunity to make a difference in their neighborhoods. Neighborhood Allies' Love My Neighbor! program in Allentown, Beltzhoover and Knoxville offers...

 

Pancake fundraiser will be at Abiding Missions

Abiding Missions, 731 Excelsior Street, Pgh., PA 15210, will hold a Pancake Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 29 to benefit St. Paul's Community Academy. The fundraiser, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., includes:...

 

Richard Green earns degree from WGU

Richard Green has earned a Bachelor of Science, Computer Science degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university has graduated over 167,000 students from across the country since its inception in 1...

 

Still time to register to be a Snow Angel in the city and help a neighbor

The City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community affairs is still accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Snow Angels Program. This program pairs older adult residents and residents with disabilities...

 

Free veterans dinner at Concord

Concord Presbyterian Church has a free dinner for veterans and their families on the third Wednesday of every month. The dinner takes place from 5-7 p.m. RSVP is required by calling 412-882-1141 and leaving a message for Margaret Whisner. Upcoming...

 

Senior to celebrate Valentine's Day

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center will celebrate Valentine's Day on Thursday, Feb. 13.  There will be dancing, sing-a-longs, door prizes, raffles, and refreshments. Entertainment will be provided...

 

State Independent Regulatory Review Commission approves new overtime rules

Governor Tom Wolf announced the state’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) voted to approve the Department of Labor & Industry’s final regulation that will extend overtime pay eligibility to 82,000 more workers. “This is an...

 

Punxsutawney Phil predicts second consecutive early spring 

Sunday morning, Pennsylvania’s own world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil once again predicted an early spring after he did not see his shadow, a prediction so rare that it has only happened 20 times in the 134-year history of Groundhog Day and...

 

Rivers Casino launches 'Rivers Gives' at A Giving Heart

The first month of a new decade starts with “Rivers Gives.” Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is giving a new name to its longstanding community outreach program. Rivers Gives (formerly Community Champions) debuted during a volunteer service day at A...

 

Soups On at the annual So. Side Soup Contest

Question: What happens when you add 26 + 26 + 1200? The South Side Soup Contest! Yes, on Saturday, Feb. 22, from noon to 3 p.m., 26 South Side restaurant chefs will enter their secret soups to be...

 

Mt. Oliver WIC office has reopened

The Allegheny County Health Department's (ACHD) Women, Infants and Children (WIC) office in Mt. Oliver has reopened. The location has undergone interior renovations and expansion to better serve WIC...

 

Free veterans' dinner at Concord Presbyterian Church

Concord Presbyterian Church has a free dinner for veterans and their families on the third Wednesday of every month. The dinner takes place from 5-7 p.m. RSVP is required by calling 412-882-1141 and leaving a message for Margaret Whisner. Upcoming...

 

Landslide Remediation Project to Begin on Greenleaf Street in Duquesne Heights

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) will begin construction of a retaining wall along Greenleaf Street following several months of extensive geotechnical analysis and engineering design. The $350,000 project...

 

Help Clean and Green South Side Participate in Pick Up Pennsylvania, supporting the Great American Cleanup of PA

Whether it’s sweeping the sidewalk, planting a tree, cleaning a vacant lot or picking up random litter, sometimes the small things make the greatest impact. Pick Up Pennsylvania supporting the Great American Cleanup of PA can help get everyone...

 

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program applications now available

Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2019, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell announced. The deadline to apply for a rebate is...

 

MWCDC appoints new volunteer program manager

Mount Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) has appointed Amanda Abernathy as its new volunteers’ program manager. “Many projects we’ve undertaken over the years have been supported by a wide range of volunteers,” says MWCDC...

 

Local volunteer fire depts. are receiving state grants

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has announced the award of $77,619 in state grants to six fire and ambulance companies in the 36th Legislative District. The grants are made possible by the...

 

MWCDC awarded NPP program worth $600,000 from PA DCED

A multi-year grant award totaling $600,000 is expected to significantly aid Mt. Washington Community Development Corporation (MWCDC) in rolling out their latest array of community development programs...

 

Registration is now open for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful's Pick Up Pennsylvania, supporting the Great American Cleanup 

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has opened registration for the 2020 Pick Up Pennsylvania, an initiative supporting the Great American Cleanup. This annual event begins on March 1 and ends on May 31.  During this period, registered events can get free...

 

Free high school equivalency classes available at Goodwill

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is offering several opportunities for people who wish to improve their education. The agency is now enrolling for free adult education classes at locations on bus routes. “There’s so much more to enrolling...

 

City requesting contractor proposals for City Cuts lawn cutting program

The City of Pittsburgh is now accepting bids for the third year of its City Cuts lawn-cutting program. City Cuts began in 2018 through legislation introduced by Councilwoman Ther...

 

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