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Concord Church Christmas Eve service

All are welcome to Concord Presbyterian Church’s Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m. Please note current congregants have priority for attendance and seating. Seating is limited due to current COVID-19 restrictions and recommendations. Those who are...

 

PUC approves lower than requested rate increase by Columbia Gas

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has approved a settlement that reduces a base rate increase request filed by Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Inc. (Columbia Gas) on March 30, 2021. The commission voted 3-0 to approve a Joint Petition...

 

Unemployment compensation claimants asked to alert authorities of suspected fraudulent activity 

The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) is encouraging Pennsylvanians to remain vigilant about guarding their personal and confidential information and to monitor for signs that their information is being used fraudulently. “Since the beginning of...

 

Annual county Christmas Tree Recycling Program kicks off December 26

The Allegheny County Parks Department is offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents may drop off Christmas trees from Sunday, Dec, 26, through Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at all nine county parks from 8:00 a.m....

 

PWSA Hardship Program seeking donations

Pittsburgh is a city rich with the traditions of community, friendliness, and neighborliness, especially during the holiday season. From coat, sweater, and toy drives to nursing home visits to more...

 

PRC conducts workshops on backyard composting

In December, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will conduct two online environmental education webinars to teach residents the importance and process of backyard composting. “It’s easy to create compost at home, and it can be used in many...

 

County holiday music program

Allegheny County’s 53rd Annual Holiday Music Program includes performances each weekday at 11:30 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. through Monday, Dec. 20. “We are thrilled to see this annual tradition return to the Courthouse after a year’s hiatus,...

 

City Council passes ordinance to prevent lead poisonings

During last week's Regular Council Meeting, Pittsburgh City Council voted on final passage of an ordinance to reduce lead exposure and poisonings in the city.  The legislation includes the following...

 

City Council to hold public hearing on Zoning amendments

Pittsburgh City Council will be holding a public hearing on three Zoning Code Amendments: Council Bill 2021-2094 – Related to accessory uses and setbacks for parking, decks, porches, and fences;...

 

South Tenth Street Bridge to periodically close December 9

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works will periodically close the South Tenth Street Bridge to traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec.9, 2021. The closures are required to complete work started last month to repair a damaged...

 

Slopes holiday decorating contest

To promote Slopes unity this holiday season, and show off their neighborhood, The South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association (SSSNA) is sponsoring a Light the Night Holiday Decorating Contest. All...

 

Mt. Oliver lighting contest

The annual Mt. Oliver Borough Holiday Decorating Contest is now underway. To nominate your own home or a neighbor's call 412-431-8107 x106 or email rick.hopkinson@mtoliver.com. Judging will occur the...

 

Carrick Light Up Night Dec. 3

Light Up Night Carrick will take place on Friday, Dec. 3 from 7-9 p.m. at the Carrick Community Pavilion, 1529 Brownsville Road. All are welcome to the free event presented by the Carrick Community...

 

PWSA announces approval of rate structure including stormwater fee

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority announced changes to water and wastewater conveyance rates and the adoption of a new stormwater fee were approved by the Pennsylvania Public Utility...

 

Timothy Eggert will lead So. Side Chamber Board

The South Side Chamber of Commerce elected new officers to lead the organization at its November Board of Directors meeting. New officers are: President, Timothy Eggert, Dollar Bank South Side;...

 

Pittsburgh councilperson proposes to ban plastic bags

During the November 22 Regular Meeting of Pittsburgh City Council, Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced legislation to regulate the sale of single-use plastic bags in the City of Pittsburgh. The proposed legislation, modeled after a bill...

 

Get your passport to savings in Allentown and Mount Oliver

This holiday season, two Hilltop business districts are welcoming everyone to shop small and explore all they have to offer. Launched on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27, the Mt. Oliver and Allentown Business District Passports will encourage patrons...

 

City receives grant toward 21st Street Complete Green Street Project

The City of Pittsburgh has been awarded a $963,578 grant from the state’s Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Multimodal Transportation Fund for the South 21st Street Complete Green Street Project in South Side. The community-driven project...

 

Carrick Community Council elections on Monday, Nov. 22

The Carrick Community Council will present a slate of candidates for election to the organization's Board of Directors at its public meeting on Monday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at 25 Carrick Avenue...

 

City, Comcast to bring media hub to Warrington Rec Center

The City of Pittsburgh will enter into a new 10-year agreement with Comcast for a cable franchise renewal package that will include technology investments in Warrington, Ammon and the new Thaddeus...

 

City electronic waste and household hazardous waste recycling temporarily suspended

Due to unforeseen issues with Pittsburgh's hard-to-recycle vendor, Environmental Coordination Services & Recycling (ECS&R), the city is temporarily suspending service at its bi-weekly...

 

Mayor Peduto signs bill to create Hays Woods Park

Mayor William Peduto has signed a bill to officially create the Hays Woods Park.  Pittsburgh City Council recently passed the legislation allowing the city to buy the property from the Urban...

 

United Way's Free Tax Preparation seeks 325 volunteers

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is recruiting 325 volunteer tax preparers for its 2021-2022 Free Tax Preparation effort in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Volunteers complete tax returns for hard-working,...

 

Christmas Pancake Breakfast and Vendor Fair in Carrick

A Christmas Pancake Breakfast and Vendor Fair is planned at the Concord Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Dec. 4. Cost for the breakfast is $5. All attending must wear masks and be socially distant. Hall capacity is 75 people, including vendors,...

 

Save the date for the Holiday Mingle Restaurant Crawl

The South Side Chamber of Commerce is planning a Holiday Mingle Restaurant Crawl for Wednesday, Dec. 1, from 6-10 p.m. The event will feature five restaurants along East Carson Street, each with...

 

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