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City Department of Innovation have issued an ITQ for professional services

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation (I&P) and Performance and Office of Management and Budget Procurement Division have issued an Invitation to Qualify (ITQ) for information technology...

 

City receives grant for electric vehicle chargers

The City of Pittsburgh has received a $189,403 grant from the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority as part of their COVID-19 Restart Grants. The grant will be used to purchase and install 30...

 

Struggling to make mortgage payments due to COVID-19? You have options.

 Recent data from Fannie Mae indicate that, of those homeowners most clearly affected by the pandemic and its economic impact, more than 96 percent took advantage of a forbearance plan to help manage their financial obligations. In Allegheny...

 

County provides financial resources for programs to assist those in need

Allegheny County has committed an additional $2 million to programs through the United Way that support those who have been most impacted by the pandemic. The funding for the Students and Families Food Relief Fund (SFFRF) and the Emergency Basic...

 

Volunteers needed to help prepare taxes

United Way of Southwestern PA is recruiting 350 volunteer tax preparers for its 2020-2021 Free Tax Preparation effort in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Volunteers complete tax returns for hard-working, low-income...

 

City continues support programs during pandemic

The City of Pittsburgh has been working on pandemic planning since before mitigation efforts began in March, and continues to offer support to residents and employees during the latest spike in...

 

Fontana bill would make Penna a mail-in ballot state for future elections

Sen. Wayne Fontana will reintroduce a bill that would change Pennsylvania’s voting system so elections are conducted entirely by mail. “With the pandemic menacing the 2020 elections, I was pleased to see how many citizens chose to cast their...

 

EPA grant of $5.7M will support purchase of electric buses

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $5,666,950 grant to the county’s Health Department which will offset the cost incurred by the Port Authority of Allegheny County in purchasing...

 

State Department of Human Services announces temporary change to SNAP benefit issuance schedule

Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller announced DHS is altering payment schedules for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for the month of December to allow all benefits to be issued without risk of delay in...

 

LifeSpan is collecting cookies for seniors

LifeSpan is beginning its 11th Annual Holiday Sweet Treats Cookie Campaign. The organization is seeking 450 dozen cookies to distribute in half-dozen packages to brighten their seniors this holiday season. LifeSpan is asking bakers to donate two...

 

City accepting applications for Snow Angels Program

The City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community Affairs is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Snow Angels Program. This program pairs older adult residents and residents with disabilities...

 

Restrictions begin Thursday for S. 10th and S. 14th streets in South Side

Traffic restrictions on East Carson Street will continue Thursday, Dec. 3 weather permitting. Beginning Thursday, fire hydrant and utility work requiring the closure of South 14th Street will occur weekdays as needed from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through...

 

Mayor Peduto proposes COVID-19 sick leave

Workers in Pittsburgh impacted by COVID-19 will receive paid sick leave under legislation introduced by Mayor William Peduto's Administration to City Council.  Such sick leave is currently offered...

 

PRC is offering online workshops in December

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) has released its December 2020 schedule of online workshops. PRC’s new webinar format enables individuals living throughout the Commonwealth to take part in a free online Recycling & Waste Reduction webinar...

 

Friends of South Side Park one of only a few to finish Love Your Block projects

The Office of Community Affairs' 2020 Love Your Block Program awarded 26 $1,500 mini-grants this year to neighborhood and community groups throughout the City of Pittsburgh. Love Your Block is a City...

 

LifeSpan collecting cookies to brighten holidays for seniors

LifeSpan is beginning its 11th Annual Holiday Sweet Treats Cookie Campaign. The organization is seeking 450 dozen cookies to distribute in half-dozen packages to brighten their seniors this holiday season. LifeSpan is asking bakers to donate two...

 

Pancake breakfast at Concord Church

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Christmas Pancake Breakfast and Vendor Fair on December 5, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event will take place at Concord Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall,...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough department reports

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough for October: Public Safety Department • 548 calls for service • 37 drug arrests for the seizure of marijuana, crack cocaine, heroin...

 

Holy Trinity Cathedral holiday "Sweets" sale

Although Holy Trinity Cathedral isn’t able to hold its Annual Cookie Sale this year, their bakers have been hard at work making various “goodies” to enjoy during the holidays. They will be selling nut rolls, apricot rolls, poppy seed rolls,...

 

MWCDC issues call for chalk artists

Mount Washington Community Development Corporation is seeking volunteer chalk artists to create art on the business district sidewalks on Saturday and Sunday, November 28 and 29. Participants will...

 

OMB improves contracting procedures for local businesses owned by women and people of color

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Management and Budget has changed its procurement systems to better meet the needs of local businesses owned by women and people of color when they do business with...

 

Mayor Peduto and United WE's Appointments Project partner to increase representation of women on Pittsburgh civic boards

The Office of Mayor William Peduto and United WE have announced their collaborative partnership to increase the number of women on local boards and commissions through the Appointments Project®....

 

United Way's free tax preparation seeks 350 volunteers

United Way of Southwestern PA is recruiting 350 volunteer tax preparers for its 2020-2021 Free Tax Preparation effort in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Volunteers complete tax returns for hard-working, low-income...

 

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