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 News    June 15, 2021 

PA has new unclaimed property site

Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced the Pennsylvania Treasury’s unclaimed property website is back online after a temporary shutdown to implement major system upgrades. The updated website features new tools to make it easier for Pennsylvanians to...

 
 News    June 15, 2021 

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...

 
 News    June 15, 2021 

South Side Summer Golf Classic will benefit Chamber's recovery

The South Side Chamber of Commerce and the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association will partner together again to present their 2021 South Side Summer Golf Classic to be held on Monday, Aug. 2, at...

 

Stop the Violence and Pray Vigil

A Stop the Violence Rally and Prayer Vigil will take place on Wednesday, June 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Lighthouse Cathedral parking lot, 810 Fisher Street. Sponsored by the South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace, the rally will have community...

 

Rummage sale

A Rummage Sale will take place at Spencer United Methodist Church, 117 Spencer Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15227, on Friday, June 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturday, June 12, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The sale will feature clothes, jewelry, toys, linens,...

 

Volunteers needed for Mount clean-up

The Mount Washington Community Development Corporation has issued a call for volunteers for a property clean-up for a low-income homeowner in the neighborhood. A low-income senior citizen in Mount...

 

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh announces high-profile speaker series to cultivate civic engagement 

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has announced a new speaker series program designed to inspire, excite and challenge the community with fresh ideas and perspectives on today's most important civic...

 

City releases citywide Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh's Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) has released the city's first Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (PSAP). The PSAP identifies the necessary policies and infrastruct...

 

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...

 

World Square returns to Downtown celebrating Pittsburgh's international and immigrant communities

Welcoming Pittsburgh initiative and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership have announced from June 11 to June 13, while the Three Rivers Arts Festival is in full swing, Market Square will once again be transformed with the sights, sounds, and cuisine...

 

Fresh Fridays free produce distribution will be on June 11

Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the free produce distribution through the Hilltop Alliance, will continue with a distribution on June 11. The Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free...

 

Speed humps coming to Merrimac

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) will install traffic calming measures on Merrimac Street from Grandview Avenue to Woodruff Street in Mount Washington. Data collected during the spring indicated that 82...

 

City to convert streetlights to LED

The City of Pittsburgh is seeking proposals to convert its 35,000 streetlights to LED, which will provide long-term savings, and reduce energy usage and light pollution.  The Office of Management and Budget has released a Request for...

 

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...

 

Unemployment work search requirements restart

The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Jennifer Berrier announced that work search requirements for individuals receiving unemployment benefits will restart the week of July 11, with individuals to begin certifying on July 18 that...

 

Great Race returns for 2021 with a live in person event

The 44th annual Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and 26th annual Dollar Bank Junior Great Race open registration inviting participants to the live event. The One Great Weekend is...

 

City of Pittsburgh Safe Routes to School Program announces Youth Bike Safety Day on June 12

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure’s (DOMI) Safe Routes to School Program has announced a Youth Bike Safety event to provide children and families knowledge about bicycle safety as youth participate in...

 

Community Day returns to Baldwin Borough

Community Day, a family-friendly, community-oriented event, is returning to Borough of Baldwin on June 5 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Baldwin Borough Building. Community Day begins with the Baldwin Mile, a race for youth up to age 14....

 

Mount Oliver Borough Department reports for April

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough from the December department reports for April 2021: Public Safety 464 total calls for service for Mt. Oliver Police Department (MOPD)...

 

Carnegie Library director announces retirement at end of year

Mary Frances Cooper, MLS, president and director of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, has announced plans to retire at the end of the calendar year. She has held this position since January 1, 2012 when she became the 11th president and director to...

 

PUC to investigate PWSA rate changes

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has voted to suspend and investigate rate changes proposed by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) for water, wastewater and storm water services. The commission voted 4-0 to suspend...

 

Seniors can now get applications for farmers' market checks in June

The Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging (DHS AAA) will administer the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program again by mail due to coronavirus concerns. This program helps eligible older adults to supplement their diets with locally...

 

Love Your Block grants

Applications are now open for the City of Pittsburgh's Love Your Block program. Love Your Block is a The mini-grant program brings neighbors together to improve communities by combating blight, creating assets, and building resilience - block-by-bloc...

 

Dept. of Aging hosting event for future Medicare beneficiaries

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced older adults who will soon be turning 65 and are not yet enrolled in Medicare can attend a free virtual event to learn about their healthcare coverage options when enrolling for Medicare. The “Welcome...

 

State treasury starts processing property tax/rent rebate payments

The Pennsylvania Treasury Department has started processing payments for the annual Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. Eligible Pennsylvanians can still apply through June 30, 2021, to receive a rebate this year. “Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvan...

 

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