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City looking to change steam heat provider for Downtown buildings

The City of Pittsburgh has signed a letter of intent to move forward with entering into a formal energy services agreement with Clearway Community Energy (Clearway), experts in district energy,...

 

Apply now for the city Civic Leadership Academy spring class

Applications are now open for Pittsburgh's Spring 2021 Civic Leadership Academy (CLA). CLA is a free 11-week course where participants learn about city operations, services and resources from...

 

Free public Wi-Fi has been added to Citiparks recreation centers in Beltzhoover and Carrick

Free pubic wi-fi will be boosted at two City of Pittsburgh recreation centers under legislation introduced in City Council. Using $43,000 in CARES Act funding via the Allegheny County Department of...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough Departmental Reports

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough from the December department reports for January 2021: Public Safety • 495 total calls for service including: 33 drug arrests for the...

 

Abiding Missions warming center open when temperature drops

Abiding Missions in Allentown will open its Warming Center from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. on days when the temperature drops to 28 degrees and colder. The Warming Center provides a warm, safe place with low...

 

South Side fire destroys historic building, Welcome Center, shop and six apartments

A devastating four-alarm fire in South Side resulted in the collapse of a historic 150-year-old building that housed six apartments, J's Master Barbershop and the South Side Welcome Center. The South...

 

United Way's free tax prep program seeks to help low-income and COVID-burdened families receive much-needed refunds

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania's Free Tax Prep program is offering free virtual or hybrid tax preparation for individuals. With these new virtual services, clients can upload their materials...

 

Mayor Peduto makes appointments to city's LGBTQIA+ Commission

Mayor William Peduto is making appointments to the City's new LGBTQIA+ Commission.  The mayor created a LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council in 2016, and under legislation he introduced in June he replaced it...

 

SNAP benefits extended for qualifying college students 

Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Deputy Secretary for Postsecondary and Higher Education Dr. Tanya I. Garcia announced a...

 

Pennsylvanians encouraged to use myPATH to file PA tax returns

With the tax filing season now open, the Department of Revenue is encouraging taxpayers to electronically file their Pennsylvania personal income tax returns with the department's new, state-only...

 

Online Meet and Greet with State Rep. Benham

Join PennEnvironment and newly-elected PA State Representative Jessica Benham (D-36) for an online Meet and Greet on Thursday, Feb. 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This will be an opportunity to learn more...

 

URA warns of scam targeting local Pittsburgh homeowners

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is warning local homeowners of a national mortgage insurance scam that is currently targeting City of Pittsburgh residents. "On or around February...

 

Marketing workshop is for Mt. O., Knoxville businesses

The Mt. Oliver Down2Business Series will present Social Media Marketing + Your Business on February 24 at 9 a.m. Featured speaker for the presentation will be Jared Roberts, owner of Right Brain +...

 

Planning Commission to consider amendment for parking spaces for single-family attached dwellings

Planning Commission will be considering a Zoning Code Text amendment, Council Bill 2021-1085, to require rear or side access to off-street parking spaces for single-family attached dwellings where...

 

Office of Community Health and Safety selected for National League of Cities Community Health Cohort

The City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community Health and Safety (OCHS), in partnership with Allegheny Health Network's Center for Inclusion Health, has been selected to join the National League of...

 

City and county will consider establishing $36 Million COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

A proposal to establish an Emergency Rental Assistance Program to assist those impacted financially from the COVID-19 crisis has been introduced to Pittsburgh City Council.  The City of Pittsburgh...

 

City will partner with FUSE Corps on police-community relations, workforce development and adult diversion programs

The Peduto Administration is partnering with the nonprofit FUSE Corps to host three researchers to work on community-police relations, job opportunities for students, and creating an adult div...

 

Mayor submits bill to make Juneteenth a city holiday

Mayor William Peduto has introduced a bill to City Council to make Juneteenth an official city holiday.  The mayor announced in August at a Black Voting Rights Forum at St. Benedict the Moor...

 

Join Keep PA Beautiful's campaign to clean up litter in Pennsylvania

Whether you sweep the sidewalk, plant a tree, clean a vacant lot or pick up random litter, sometimes the small things make the greatest impact. Pick Up Pennsylvania can help get you started. From...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough Council will hold its regular meeting remotely

Mt. Oliver Borough Council's regular February meeting will be a remote meeting. A Remote Regular Meeting of the Borough Council will be held on February 15 at 7:30 p.m. Telephone conference call...

 

City of Pittsburgh DOMI updating its Right of Way manual

The City of Pittsburgh's Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) is in the final stages of certifying and publishing an update to the Right-of-Way Procedures Manual. Once finalized, the 2021...

 

Pittsburgh Police giving recruits new training on homelessness

Pittsburgh police recruits are receiving unique training to understand the experiences of residents who are homeless, the availability of services, and the impact of public safety involvement on displ...

 

Rep. Benham calls failure to provide discrimination protection abhorrent

State Rep. Jessica Benham called last week's State Legislature failure to adopt an amendment that would have provided discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians abhorrent. "Hearing anyone...

 

Concord Presbyterian Church Easter Pancake Breakfast

Concord Presbyterian Church will host an Easter Pancake Breakfast & Vendor Fair on March 20 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost of breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for kids under 6. Vendor tables are...

 

Considering running for District 7 the Pittsburgh School Board seat?

After serving two terms Pittsburgh Public School Board Director for District 7 Cindy Falls has decided not to run again. The district includes all or part of the South Pittsburgh neighborhoods of: Allentown, Arlington, Bon Air, Carrick, East...

 

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