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PRC hosting vermicomposting, recycling workshops this fall

Pennsylvania Resources Council workshops taking place at locations in Allegheny County this fall will include a new “Recycling Awareness Workshop” and vermiculture (worm composting) classes. To register for a PRC workshop, visit...

 

Monthly special needs dances at Lebanon Presbyterian Church

The Circle of Friends, Pittsburgh are holding monthly special needs dances at the Lebanon Presbyterian Church 2800 Old Elizabeth Road, West Mifflin. The dances are on the fourth Friday of the month in Fellowship Hall from 7:30-10:00 p.m. The...

 

City seeks ways to increase women, minority firefighters

The City of Pittsburgh is looking for ways to increase the numbers of qualified women and minority firefighter candidates, and is asking for insights from workplace experts. The city issued a Request For Information last month to find creative...

 

AG leads fight to stop illegal robocalls and spoofing in PA

Leading a bipartisan coalition of 34 Attorneys General, Attorney General Josh Shapiro has called on the Federal Communications Commission to create new rules to allow telephone service providers to block more illegal robocalls being made to...

 

ChemFest at Science Center will be Out of This World

This year’s ChemFest will show visitors that “Chemistry is Out of This World”! This annual celebration of National Chemistry Week will be Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 at Carnegie Science Center, in partnership with the American...

 

Pop-up museum will highlight South Side's Carson Street history

In celebration of the 25th year of the historic designation of East Carson Street by the City of Pittsburgh, residents and friends of South Side came together at City Theatre’s Hamburg Studio on August 15 and heard storytellers share their...

 

Free produce distribution on Hilltop at Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop Oct. 12

Fresh Fridays, the free produce distribution on th e Hilltop, will take place on Friday, Oct. 12. Eligible households in the 15203, 15210, 15211 and Carrick residents in 15227 zip codes can pick up...

 

Support the Youth Farm by voting your support today

The Youth Farm at Hilltop Urban Farm is in a competition to win $15,000 in the Nature's Path Organic's Gardens for Good campaign. The Youth Farm features an orchard, raised beds, solar and STEM garden...

 

Trinity hosting veterans, families

Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, will host a brunch for veterans and their families on October 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP by October 20 to 412-381-9215 or telcmo@gmail.com....

 

Online applications now available for city's Snow Angels program

Snow Angels – the City of Pittsburgh program matching volunteers to elderly residents and those with disabilities needing snow removal help – is now taking applications online.  Both volunteers and residents may sign up for the program at the...

 

Order your tickets now for St. George Society Fall Fest

St. George Church Preservation Society is holding a Fall Fest on Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 4 p.m. at St. Pius X auditorium, 2336 Brownsville Road. Parishioners, alumni, family and friends of the former St. George Church and School and St. John...

 

Trinity Church flea market, sale

A fall flea market and holiday décor sale will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 601 Brownsville Road, October 17-19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and October 20 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The sale will feature an assortment of new and gently used items with the...

 

Free dinner on the Hilltop

Feed the Community, a free dinner for all Hilltop residents will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21 beginning at 4 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church, 400 Orchard Place. For more information, call 412-641-0362. The dinner is sponsored by the Beltzhoover...

 

Automated speed enforcement for workzones passes senate and awaits govenor'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...

 

Wheatley introduces legislation to legalize adult use of cannabis

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, has introduced comprehensive legislation regarding the recreational use and possession of cannabis among adults 21 or older. House Bill 2600 would legalize the possession of cannabis products such as edibles,...

 

Columbus Day buffet on October 13

There will be a Columbus Day Italian Buffet Dinner to benefit the Knights of Columbus Charities at the St. Albert the Great Faith Formation Building from 3-7 p.m. on October 13. Chef Steve of Signature Servings will be cooking up an all-you-can-eat...

 

Five for Life to plant trees for newborns

Parents living near and around South Side Park with children born in April and early May 2018 at UPMC-Magee Womens Hospital a card in their discharge packet telling them about “Plant Five For Life.” If they received one they should register at:...

 

World Communion Sunday is October 7

World Communion Sunday, Sunday, Oct. 7, the day of the year when the most churches all around the world share in the sacrament of Communion in a unity that transcends nationality, ethnicity, and language. A special offering for Peace and Global...

 

South High Class of 73 holding a Get Together

South High School Class of 1973 will hold a Get Together on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. at Michael’s Pizza Bar on Sarah Street in South Side. Contact Gina on Facebook for more information....

 

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...

 

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