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Hilltop Urban Farm land plans advance

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) have announced plans to further advance the Hilltop Urban Farm. The URA and HACP...

 

South Side Park Pump Track Arlington meeting postponed

The South Side Park's Pump Track preliminary conceptual design was to be presented at the Arlington Community Council's (ACC) meeting on January 10. That meeting was canceled. The ACC meeting has...

 

Crisis funding is available for PWSA customers needing help

Customers of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) are encouraged to apply for the new Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), a temporary assistance program created by the...

 

Warming center opens in Allentown

Abiding Missions has opened its 28 Below winter warming center and will be open any day the daytime high is forecasted at 28 degrees or lower. The warming center will be open 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m....

 

Applications open for city Neighborhood Health & Safety Academy

The Office of Community Health & Safety has opened applications for the Neighborhood Health & Safety Academy. The 2-month Academy will provide 20 community members with education and...

 

PRC conservation workshops spotlight backyard composting

In January, 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 using finished compost is a...

 

10th St. Bridge closed to traffic January 12, 13

The Philip Murray (South Tenth Street) Bridge in South Side will close to traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12 and Thursday, Jan. 13. The closure is required to complete work started last year to replace a damaged expansion dam...

 

Love Carrick dinner on Jan. 11 is take-out only

The Love Carrick Dinner pm Tuesday, Jan. 11 will be To Go only from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. due to the increased COVID-19 infection rate. To pick up a dinner, go to the back door of the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road, opposite...

 

City completes Second Avenue electric vehicle fleet charging depot

The Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh (PPA), and the Duquesne Light Company (DLC) have announced completion of the largest Electric Vehicle (EV) charging installation in Western Pennsylvania at...

 

 City of Pittsburgh and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank launch pilot program

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire, and the Office of Community Health & Safety has launched a new pilot program in partnership with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to help Pittsburgh...

 

City releases new public engagement budget tool

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Management & Budget (OMB) has released a new budget tool to help the public engage in the budgeting process. To allow residents to take a more active role in both...

 

Pittsburgh will designate six greenways as new city parks

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of City Planning will submit legislation to City Council to designate and transfer certain properties across the city from the Greenways for Pittsburgh...

 

City launches Dashburg to increase public access to data

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of Innovation & Performance have introduced Dashburgh, a new online transparency tool that allows the public to see and explore data on City of Pittsburgh...

 

Bhutanese Community Association gets receives $20,000 state COVID-19 vaccine outreach grant

The Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh was awarded $20,000 as part of $2.5 million in state funding to help grassroots organizations across the commonwealth encourage hesitant Pennsylvanians to get the COVID-19 vaccine through the...

 

Pittsburgh to designate area greenways as newest city parks

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of City Planning have submitted legislation to City Council to designate and transfer certain properties across the city from the Greenways for Pittsburgh Program, and other adjacent vacant properties...

 

Love Carrick has free luncheons and dinners at Concord Church for Christmas, New Years, more

Love Carrick will hold a number of free events at the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road. The events include: Christmas Day Luncheon with ham, turkey, gravy, yams, potatoes, stuffing, corn, peas, cranberry sauce, desserts and...

 

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...

 

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