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 News    June 30, 2020 

City forms Fireworks Taskforce

Pittsburghers love fireworks shows. But with public shows cancelled this year due to Covid-19 concerns, many people across the city are conducting private shows in neighborhoods citywide. Indeed,...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

Dollar sale at Hill Top Methodist

Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E Warrington Avenue in Allentown, is holding a $1 Clothing Sale on July 3. Most things are brand new and all ages and sizes are available. Everything will be $1. For safety, the sale will be held outside in the...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

City reaches five-year accord with Citiparks and Park Ranger employees

The City of Pittsburgh recently signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding with the union for many Citiparks employees and Park Rangers within the Public Safety Department that issues them...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

Peduto Administration to create LGBTQIA+ Commission

Mayor William Peduto's administration has forwarded legislation to City Council to create a permanent LGBTQIA+ Commission within City government.  The mayor created a LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council in...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

City announces plans for an Office of Community Health and Safety

The Office of Mayor William Peduto, Office of Equity and Department of Public Safety have announced their blueprint for a new Office of Community Health and Safety. The office will redirect city resou...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin have announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority (PMBDA), and Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) are extending business loan deferrals by three additional calendar months.

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin have announced that the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority (PMBDA), and Commonwealth Financing...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

Filling the Gap: City constructs final segment linking Great Allegheny Passage to Point State Park

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) initiated construction on the final segment of the “GAP to the Point” project. The project provides enhanced on-street bicycle accommodation extending the nationally...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

PA Senate passes two major law enforcement reform bills

The Pennsylvania Senate has unanimously passed two major pieces of police reform legislation, both sponsored by members of the Senate Democratic Caucus: Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. (D-Allegheny) and Senator Sharif Street...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

Readshaw police background bill passes in House

A measure requiring law enforcement agencies to conduct a thorough background investigation on potential new hires was approved by the state House of Representatives, state Rep. Harry Readshaw announced. The bill now heads to the state Senate for...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

PWSA extends water shutoff suspensions through August 1

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has extended the suspension on water shutoffs until August 1. "Given the recent economic disruptions, some of our customers are experiencing unique...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

Grandview speed humps are now being made permanent

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) is installing permanent asphalt speed humps on Grandview Avenue in Mount Washington. The speed humps are intended to discourage...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

Mayor call for transparency in release of police footage

Mayor William Peduto is calling for changes to state law to make it easier for city officials to quickly release footage from police body-worn cameras. Last year Pittsburgh Police invested $10...

 
 News    June 30, 2020 

MWCDC seeking contractors for housing programs

MWCDC is seeking contractors and tradespeople (contractors) who are interested in providing services for MWCDC housing programs. Contractors who complete and submit an Application Form at...

 

Knoxville clean-up on Saturday

The Knoxville Community Council is holding a community clean-up on Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers will meet at 200 Orchard Place and will be sent out in groups of no more than...

 

Hill Top Methodist $1 Sale

Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E Warrington Avenue in Allentown, is holding a $1 Clothing Sale on July 3. Most things are brand new and all ages and sizes are available. Everything will be $1. For safety, the sale will be held outside in the...

 

Carrick girl victim of hit-and-run

Pittsburgh EMS and Police responded to a 9-1-1 call for a child struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Edgar Street and Biscayne Avenue around 12:35 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23. When the first...

 

Final 10-Year Bike(+) Plan released and Pittsburgh moves toward rapid implementation

After five years of development and consultation with hundreds of local stakeholders across scores of neighborhoods, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure released the...

 

City reaches five-year accord with Citiparks and Park Ranger employees

The City of Pittsburgh recently signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding with the union for many Citiparks employees and Park Rangers within the Public Safety Department that issues them salary...

 

Mayor Peduto calls for transparency in release of police body-worn camera footage

Mayor William Peduto is calling for changes to state law to make it easier for city officials to quickly release footage from police body-worn cameras. Last year Pittsburgh Police invested $10...

 

Peduto Administration to create LGBTQIA+ Commission

Mayor William Peduto's administration has forwarded legislation to City Council to create a permanent LGBTQIA+ Commission within City government. The mayor created a LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council in...

 

Mayor Peduto names Community Task Force on Police Reform

Mayor William Peduto named the Pittsburgh Community Task Force on Police Reform, which is part of his commitment to President Obama's MBK Alliance Pledge. We are committed to "engage your communities...

 

City of Pittsburgh Dolly Parton Imagination Library receives $68,000 in grant funding and sends 30,000th book

The City of Pittsburgh's Dolly Parton Imagination Library has received $50,000 from the Hillman Family Foundation and $18,000 from McCauley Ministries to sustain and grow the program. Since the City...

 

City announces plans for an Office of Community Health and Safety

The Office of Mayor William Peduto, Office of Equity and Department of Public Safety have announced their blueprint for a new Office of Community Health and Safety. The office will redirect city resou...

 

Health Dept. treats catch basins

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will be treating storm water catch basins in select areas of the City of Pittsburgh with pesticides to combat the breeding of mosquitoes that can be a nuisance and potentially spread diseases such as...

 

PA Resources Council will offer workshops as webinars this summer

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) has released its Summer 2020 schedule of workshops, now conducted as online webinars.  “PRC now offers numerous webinars as a more convenient, flexible way to educate Pennsylvania residents who desire to le...

 

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