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PA Resources Council invites entries for 'Lens on Litter' photo contest

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) invites student and adult amateur photographers throughout the state to enter the 35th annual Gene Capaldi Lens on Litter Photo Contest designed to highlight the impact of litter on the environment and scenic...

 

Mayor Peduto names former Obama Administration official Kinsey Casey chief operations officer

Mayor William Peduto has named Kinsey Casey as the City of Pittsburgh's new chief operations officer.  In this role Ms. Casey will oversee all day-to-day operations of the city with an emphasis on co...

 

New assistant directors in City Departments of Mobility and Infrastructure and Parks and Recreation

Mayor William Peduto has announced the hiring of two top officials in the Departments of Mobility and Infrastructure and Parks and Recreation.  Kimberly Lucas is the new Assistant Director for...

 

Call for free Thanksgiving Dinner

Get Stuffed with Love, the annual program to deliver a free meal on Thanksgiving Day to anyone in need of one in the city, is now registering people. The Rotary Clubs of Bethel-St. Clair and Northern...

 

Fall Flea Market October 25 at Allentown Senior Center

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center, Inc. will hold a Flea Market on Friday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. The flea market will feature crafts such as Steeler wreaths and fall wreaths handmade by the participants of the center, fall decorations,...

 

Gigantic fall flea market coming

A “Gigantic 5-Day Fall Flea Market and Holiday Decor Sale” is slated for Trinity Lutheran Church Oct. 22-26. The fall flea market/holiday decor sale is filled with an assortment of new and gently used items, including household items, seasonal...

 

Hearing tests this Friday at Allentown Senior Center

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center along with the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will offer hearing tests on Friday, Oct. 11. The hearing tests are open to the community and will be offered from 9 a.m. to...

 

Dare to Dream Youth Session is this Friday

The Seventh Annual Dare to Dream Youth Session will take place on Friday, Oct. 11 at the Lighthouse Cathedral, 810 Fisher Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. The Dare to Dream Youth Session is collaboration between South Pittsburgh Coalition for Peace and...

 

Veterans' Brunch at Trinity

Trinity Lutheran Church will host a Veterans’ Brunch on October 19 from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. for veterans and their families. RSVP by October 16 by calling 412-381-9215 or emailing telcmo@gmail.com. Trinity Lutheran Church is at 601 Brownsville...

 

Free on-site shredding event will be offered by Carrick businesses

Carrick Business Association (CBA) is sponsoring a free on-site shredding day on Saturday, Oct. 12. Shredding will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lots of the Concord Presbyterian...

 

Oktoberfest is on October 12

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1628 Brownsville Road, will be holding its annual Oktoberfest featuring German food and a live band on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call the office at 412-881-4404 to make a...

 

Flea Market at Shred It event

In conjunction with the Carrick Business Association’s Shred-It event on Saturday, Oct. 12, the Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Flea Market/Bake Sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The Bake Sale and Flea Market will take place outside at 1907...

 

Donations needed to repair signboard

The South Side Presbyterian Church is seeking donations to help with repair of its signboard which was hit by a car. Donations can be made by sending a check to: South Side Presbyterian Church, South 20th & Sarah St, 15203, or by visiting the...

 

Port Authority to eliminate some stops on 51 - Carrick route

The Port Authority in an effort to improve on-time performance is considering eliminating almost 40 stops in the 51 – Carrick route. Stops to be considered for elimination are considered close to...

 

Becks Run restoration to begin Oct. 2

Pennsylvania American Water will start construction on October 2 to restore a portion of Becks Run Road in Baldwin Borough that was impacted by a water main break along East Agnew Avenue. Project hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 5...

 

Market House center reopens

The South Side Market House Healthy Active Living Center has reopened and the new air conditioning is up and running. Eric Schiller will be the center director and Kristen Coyne is the Recreation Leader 1. Mr. Schiller was been transferred from the...

 

Carrick Library has programs for all ages in October

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick is offering a variety of programs for children and adults throughout October. Programs for Children include: Storytime: Baby & Me, Tuesdays – 11 a.m. Sing, clap and bounce along to interactive rhymes,...

 

MEPTF draws attention with Emergency Preparedness Day

In an effort to draw awareness to the need for emergency preparedness among the special populations, the Minority Emergency Preparedness Task Force (MEPTF) sponsored an Emergency Preparedness Day Fair on Friday, Sept. 27, in recognition of National...

 

SSPC to celebrate World Communion Sunday

The South Side Presbyterian Church is reminding people Sunday, Oct. 6, is World Communion Sunday, the one Sunday of the year when almost all churches around the globe share in the Lord’s Supper. The church and Pastor Kathy Hamilton-Vargo welcome...

 

Benham announces for State District 36 seat

Jessica Benham, a co-founder of the Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy and community organizer, announced her candidacy for State Representative in District 36. Ms. Benham is a South Side Slopes resident. “I’m running for State Legislature...

 

Goodwill seeking young adults for new IMPACT Program

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is currently seeking participants for its new IMPACT program. IMPACT prepares students for success in the workplace and provides real world work experience by offering two distinct training tracks, Job Search...

 

Senator Costa announces more than $1M in grants for district projects

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. has announced more than $1 million in state grants that will come to the 43rd senatorial district for greenway and recreational projects, including in Swissvale...

 

AG Shapiro sues to block anticompetitive megamerger of T-Mobile and Sprint

Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced a lawsuit to block the anticompetitive megamerger of telecommunications giants T-Mobile and Sprint. Attorney General Shapiro is the 18th attorney general to challenge the merger, adding to the forward...

 

Gender equity In Pittsburgh and comparable cities

The Gender Equity Commission (GEC), housed in Mayor William Peduto’s Office of Equity, has released a pathbreaking white paper about gender and racial inequality in the city. As part of a city-wide Gender Analysis, the GEC commissioned this...

 

PA Resources will hold final collection events for 2019

Pennsylvania residents have one last chance to clean out basements, garages, garden sheds – and medicine cabinets – in preparation for the Pennsylvania Resources Council’s final three collection events of 2019. PRC will collect a wide variety...

 

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