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Mt. Oliver Borough department reports

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough for October: Public Safety Department • 548 calls for service • 37 drug arrests for the seizure of marijuana, crack cocaine, heroin...

 

Holy Trinity Cathedral holiday "Sweets" sale

Although Holy Trinity Cathedral isn’t able to hold its Annual Cookie Sale this year, their bakers have been hard at work making various “goodies” to enjoy during the holidays. They will be selling nut rolls, apricot rolls, poppy seed rolls,...

 

MWCDC issues call for chalk artists

Mount Washington Community Development Corporation is seeking volunteer chalk artists to create art on the business district sidewalks on Saturday and Sunday, November 28 and 29. Participants will...

 

OMB improves contracting procedures for local businesses owned by women and people of color

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Management and Budget has changed its procurement systems to better meet the needs of local businesses owned by women and people of color when they do business with...

 

Mayor Peduto and United WE's Appointments Project partner to increase representation of women on Pittsburgh civic boards

The Office of Mayor William Peduto and United WE have announced their collaborative partnership to increase the number of women on local boards and commissions through the Appointments Project®....

 

United Way's free tax preparation seeks 350 volunteers

United Way of Southwestern PA is recruiting 350 volunteer tax preparers for its 2020-2021 Free Tax Preparation effort in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Volunteers complete tax returns for hard-working, low-income...

 

State Police, PennDOT announce annual 'Operation Safe Holiday' Enforcement

With the holiday season just around the corner, while travel is not recommended in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) remind Pennsylvanians who must...

 

Mt. O. Light Up Night is o n Saturday, Nov. 28

Mt. Oliver will celebrate Light Up Night on Saturday, Nov. 28 in the 100-200 blocks of Brownsville Road. The celebration, from 4-8 p.m. will feature a visit from Santa and lighting of the Christmas...

 

Chamber postpones this year's Progressive Holiday Mingle

The South Side Chamber of Commerce has postponed its Progressive Holiday Mingle event planned for December 2. The Mingle is being postponed in compliance with the Allegheny County Department of Health...

 

Support our local business disricts on Small Business Saturday

"Our South Side small businesses need our help," says South Side Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Candice Gonzalez. In the midst of the recession in 2010 American Express created Small...

 

105th Pittsburgh Christmas Tree lighting will be virtually streamed on Friday, Nov. 20

The City of Pittsburgh will officially kick off the holiday season with the 105th Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony this Friday. In line current health regulations and the cancellation of traditional...

 

URA announces 2020 Biz Buzz grants

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) announced seven projects spanning nine neighborhood business districts have been awarded 2020 Biz Buzz grants for a total of $27,000. The Biz Buzz program was created in 2013 to offer small grants...

 

Mayor Peduto proposes 2021 Operating and Capital budgets

Last week, Mayor William Peduto delivered his proposed 2021 Operating and Capital budgets to City Council, and delivered his annual State of the City address.  The $564 million operating budget does...

 

Pittsburgh signs partnership/Sister Cities agreement with City of Glasgow

The Cities of Pittsburgh and Glasgow announced a new partnership/sister city relationship. A virtual signing ceremony was held formalizing a long-valued relationship between the two cities and is the...

 

City accepting applications for Snow Angels Program

The City of Pittsburgh's Office of Community Affairs is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Snow Angels Program. This program pairs older adult residents and residents with disabilities...

 

Deadline near to order Thanksgiving Day meal delivered by police

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...

 

Pancake breakfast at Concord Church

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a Christmas Pancake Breakfast and Vendor Fair on December 5, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event will take place at Concord Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall,...

 

LifeSpan collecting cookies to brighten holidays for seniors

LifeSpan is beginning its 11th Annual Holiday Sweet Treats Cookie Campaign. The organization is seeking 450 dozen cookies to distribute in half-dozen packages to brighten their seniors this holiday season. LifeSpan is asking bakers to donate two...

 

Library branches are expanding hours

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's (CLP) phased roll out of in-person services continues with expanded hours at the branch locations. Based on library users' feedback, they will adjust hours to...

 

Pittsburgh joins Baltimore to address digital divide

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1,515,430 to the Digital Harbor Foundation and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) on a collaborative Advancing Informal STEM...

 

Gingerbread house competition goes virtual

A treasured Pittsburgh holiday tradition – the annual Gingerbread House Competition – will return in 2020 in a new virtual format that once again will showcase hundreds of talented individuals, families, organizations, students and chefs who...

 

Fresh Fridays free produce distribution is Friday, Nov. 13

The next Fresh Fridays on the Hilltop, the Hilltop Alliance's free produce distribution, will again pass out pre-boxed food on Friday, Nov. 13 at St. John Vianney Church parking lot in Allentown....

 

City offering a way to recycle campaign signs

With election season coming to an end the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works, in conjunction with the Clean Pittsburgh Commission, has an opportunity for residents to take their civic...

 

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