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Festival of Praise at Holy Apostles Parish

Holy Apostles Parish – St. Albert The Great Church, 3171 Churchview Ave. in Baldwin, will hold a Festival of Praise on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 7 -8:30 p.m. The theme is Strength from Heaven. The Adoration Service includes motivational contemporary...

 

Mayor issues Executive Order directing city agencies to consider workplace reforms

Mayor William Peduto has issued an Executive Order directing all city authorities to consider 17 workforce improvements his administration has advanced for city employees and residents. “Our government is doing its part to make Pittsburgh a better...

 

Voter Registration Deadline is October 9 for Upcoming General Election

Residents who wish to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election must be registered by Tuesday, Oct. 9. Registered voters who have moved or changed their name or party affiliation must also notify the Elections Division by October 9. In order to...

 

State legislators unveil police and community relations reform legislation

Following the death of Antwon Rose, Jr. earlier this year, and other incidents around the state and nation, state legislators began work on legislation regarding police management and community relations. Today, senators Jay Costa, Wayne Fontana, Jim...

 

City administration proposes new accessibility legislation

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Mayor William Peduto is proposing legislation requiring any new or renovated playgrounds to include at least one accessible swing according to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) and at least one...

 

Automated speed enforcement for workzones passes state senate, awaits governor's signature

After years of debate, the Pennsylvania Senate passed Senate Bill 172 which allows for automated speed enforcement for active work zones. “Active construction zones on highways can be dangerous places – both for drivers and for workers,” said...

 

St. George Church appeal moves to Apostolic Signatura

Parishioners of the former St. John Vianney Church (dedicated as St. George Church) in Allentown have advanced their appeal to the Apostolic Signatura, the “supreme court” at the Vatican. During recent communications, parishioners and the St....

 

New Division 4 building along with more paving in city's 2019 budget

Mayor William Peduto’s administration has filed preliminary 2019 budgets with the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority that included no tax increases and increased spending on landslides and flooding, facilities, paving and other priorities....

 

Redeemer Oktoberfest

The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1628 Brownsville Road, Carrick, will be holding its annual Oktoberfest dinner featuring German food and a live band on Saturday, October 13,5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call the office at 412-881-4404 to make a...

 

Free on-site shredding of documents

Carrick Business Association (CBA) is sponsoring a free on-site shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 29. Shredding will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lots of the Concord Presbyterian...

 

Registration still open for city's fall Student Police Academy

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is offering an opportunity for students, free of charge, to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau through the Pittsburgh Student Police Academy (SPA). The SPA brings the...

 

Clean up "Olympics," Bites, Brews at the Dairy District

The Carrick Dairy District Pavilion, 1529 Brownsville Road, will host several events during September. Volunteers are needed for the Garbage Olympics community clean up on September 22 from 9-11a.m....

 

Banned Books Week event celebrates F READ om

The Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the ACLU of Pennsylvania will distribute banned and challenged books around the city for “F READ om,” its 23rd annual celebration of reading, free speech, and artistic expression. The local ACLU chapter has...

 

Diabetes Tour DeCure on South Side raises money for Diabetes Association

Pittsburgh's South Shore riverfront was the premier venue for the American Diabetes Tour DeCure Ride/Walk/Run event on Saturday, Sept. 15. This charity fundraiser occurred simultaneously across the...

 

St. Michael's class reunion

St. Michael’s High School class of 1968 in South Side, will be having a reunion on Friday, Oct. 26. For more information contact Bob, 412-563-4670, or Karen, 412-770-4985....

 

Duquesne tennis teams partner with chamber to clean up South Side

On September 15, Duquesne University's Director of Tennis, Vanessa Steiner, and the Duquesne University Men's and Women's Tennis Teams joined the South Side Chamber of Commerce to clean up selected...

 

City makes money with online auctions

The City of Pittsburgh has made nearly $200,000 annually through online auctions of used city vehicles and other equipment, according to a study by the Office of Management and Budget.  The city has taken in a total of $771,971 since moving to...

 

Free produce distribution at this week's Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on the Hilltop, will take place on Friday, Sept. 14. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 

Free services available for veterans at event

Stand Down Pittsburgh, services for veterans, will take place on September 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stage AE, 400 North Shore Drive. Presented by Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA Inc., services for veterans include: Breakfast, lunch and...

 

PA Democrats hold open houses on addiction to honor Recovery Month

September is recognized nationally as Recovery Month to honor the work being done to combat addiction and celebrate those who are in recovery from substance abuse disorder. To commemorate the month, Pennsylvania Senate Democrats will host several...

 

CBA sponsors free on-site shredding of documents

Carrick Business Association (CBA) is sponsoring a free on-site shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 29. Shredding will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lots of the Concord Presbyterian...

 

Aloha welcomes seniors at Luau

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center was recently transformed into an island retreat when the seniors enjoyed a Hawaiian Luau. Participants donned muumuus, Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts. Upon enter...

 

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