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 News    July 20, 2021 

Gainey listening sessions in Beltzhoover, South Side postponed

Listening sessions for Democratic nominee for mayor Ed Gainey and Councilman Bruce Kraus in South Pittsburgh have been postponed. The sessions, planned for the McKinley Park Recreation Center and at...

 
 News    July 20, 2021 

Task force, conservancy investigating erosion problems in South Side Park

The Pittsburgh Area Watershed Task Force is partnering with Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to investigate problems associated with the lower Jurassic Valley portion of South Side Park. These problems...

 
 News    July 20, 2021 

Market House Senior Center open, hours limited but with programs

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) will begin re-opening Healthy Active Living (Senior) Centers in a phased approach starting this week. Three of four Focal...

 
 News    July 20, 2021 

Local organizations receive violence prevention grants

The City of Pittsburgh’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative has announced it has awarded 16 mini-grants to local community groups and projects that are focused on violence reduction and intervention efforts throughout the city. The...

 
 News    July 20, 2021 

County, PRC recycling glass in parks

Allegheny County has partnered with the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) to offer its Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Program at eight of the county’s nine parks. The bin will be located in each park for six days, Saturday through Thursday, from...

 
 News    July 20, 2021 

Household chemical collection in Boyce Park

In August, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will host a household chemical collection event in Allegheny County to provide residents with an opportunity to safely and cost effectively dispose of common chemicals such as cleaners, paints,...

 
 News    July 20, 2021 

City receives more funding for rental assistance program

The City of Pittsburgh has received an additional $7 million for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program to assist those impacted financially from the COVID-19 crisis. The City of Pittsburgh and...

 
 News    July 20, 2021 

Department of Human Services reopens county assistance offices 

All Allegheny Department of Human Services County Assistance Offices (CAO) have resumed in-person operations for clients. On-site CAO services will provide clients with access to DHS’ caseworkers and services if they cannot access online services...

 
 News    July 20, 2021 

Pittsburgh Launches Innovative Mobility and Equity Initiatives Move PGH and Universal Basic Mobility

Mayor William Peduto joined the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) and partners in launching Move PGH – a first of its kind Mobility as a Service (MaaS) system. Move PGH integrates...

 
 News    July 20, 2021 

Office of Community Health and Safety receives grant for Neighborhood Health and Safety Academy pilot

The City of Pittsburgh's new Office of Community Health and Safety (OCHS) has received a $17,500 grant from the Staunton Farm Foundation for the launch of their Neighborhood Health and Safety...

 

Area fire departments and EMA receive grants

State Rep. Jessica Benham has announced a total of $59,499.12 is being awarded to local fire and emergency medical service companies. The funding is provided by the Fire Company and Emergency Medical...

 

Electronic, household hazardous waste to be collected in Bon Air

The City of Pittsburgh will host eight electronic waste and household hazardous waste neighborhood collection events on Saturdays this summer and fall. Electronic waste and household hazardous waste...

 

Mayor proposes spending plan for $335M in Federal Relief Funding

Mayor William Peduto has released his spending allocations for the $335 million in relief funding the City of Pittsburgh received as part of the American Rescue Plan. The Office of Management and...

 

City launches Childcare Quality Fund

The City of Pittsburgh has announced the launch of their Childcare Quality Fund, which will allow licensed childcare centers in the city to apply for grant funding for facility and program...

 

City creates grant program to support community youth sports programs

Mayor William Peduto and City Council President Theresa Kail-Smith have proposed the creation of a new Youth Sports Grant Program that will allow neighborhood and community sports...

 

City of Pittsburgh selects Art in Parks Expansion Project coordinator

The City of Pittsburgh's Department of City Planning Public Art and Civic Design division has selected Casey Droege of Casey Droege Cultural Productions to serve as the project coordinator for...

 

Concord Church flea markets

Concord Presbyterian Church in Carrick will hold flea markets with a food stand in July and September. The flea markets are planned for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays July 17 and September 18, outside and inside, at the church, 1907 Brownsville Road,...

 

Concord Church vendor fair

The Concord Presbyterian Church Vendor Fair and Food Stand will take place on August 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside and inside. Spots and/or tables are available for $10 by calling 412-882-1141. Concord Presbyterian Church is at 1907 Brownsville...

 

Mt. Oliver Department reports for May

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough from the December department reports for May 2021: Public Safety 516 total calls for service for Mt. Oliver Police Department (MOPD) Drug...

 

Fireworks task force using ShotSpotter

It's no secret that Pittsburghers love their fireworks. From Pirates games to Independence Day at Point State Park, elaborate fireworks displays are a time worn tradition in the city....

 

Website lists city's condemned buildings

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections (PLI) has launched a new interactive website on EngagePGH, https://engage.pittsburghpa.gov/pli-demolition-engagement, for the...

 

City recreational activities begin returning

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety Office of Special Events and Department of Parks and Recreation (Citiparks) is providing updates for summer programs and operations. The Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park will return starting with "Spid...

 

Allentown Senior Center reopening

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center, Inc. has been given approval by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services/Area Agency on Aging to soft reopen on Thursday, July 1. The center has been closed since March of 2020 due to COVID 19....

 

City secures former Veterans Administration site on Highland Drive for regional Public Safety facility

The City of Pittsburgh has finalized the acquisition – for free – of the former VA Highland Drive campus in Lincoln-Lemington, with plans to create a regional Public Safety training site and...

 

South Side Summer Golf Classic will benefit Chamber's recovery

The South Side Chamber of Commerce and the South Side Bar and Restaurant Association will partner together again to present their 2021 South Side Summer Golf Classic to be held on Monday, Aug. 2, at...

 

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