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"Christine's Law" to clear snow from vehicles reintroduced in State Senate

State Senator Lisa Boscola has reintroduced “Christine’s Law,” which would require all drivers to clear snow and ice from their vehicles within 24 hours following winter storms. “Christine’s Law is a commonsense proposal to protect...

 

New Century Job Shop names new manager and promotion

After just six months in operation, New Century Job Shop at New Century Careers’ (NCC) Training and Innovation Center, 305 E. Carson Street in South Side, has announced the hiring and promotion of two individuals focused on meeting custom parts pro...

 

Lenten Fish Fry sponsors reminded to obtain health permit

With the Lenten season coming up, the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) is reminding sponsors of fish frys they will need to have a health permit to operate. Operation of a food facility, whether temporary, seasonal, or permanent, requires a...

 

Cupid's Chase races benefit Community Options

On January 23, Dollar Bank’s South Side Branch teamed up with Community Options, Inc., and the South Side Chamber of Commerce and hosted a happy hour to network with Chamber members, businesses, residents, and guests to mark Community Options...

 

Festival of Praise Feb. 9 at Holy Apostles Parish

A Festival of Praise will take place at Holy Apostles Parish - St Albert The Great Church, 3171 Churchview Ave., in Baldwin on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. Join in for a spiritually uplifting Adoration Service, motivational contemporary worship...

 

Bring a friend to church day

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold a “Bring a Friend to Church” day on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. Come and hear the Gospel of Luke by Reverend Gary Hansen. Music for the service will be in the Gospel style with Virginia Campbell at the piano....

 

Soup contest tickets on sale February 1

The 2019 South Side Soup Contest is on Saturday, Feb. 16, from noon to 3 p.m. It features tasty soups created by South Side chefs at South Side restaurants and again featured and served in South Side...

 

Drowned Hogs planning a dip in the Mon on February 2

The Pittsburrrgh Drowned Hogs are looking for all daring devils willing to assist Pennsylvania's most famous rodent in predicting spring's arrival by jumping into the Monongahela River at the 18th...

 

Officials announce city property tax relief plan

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr., Representatives Ed Gainey and Sara Innamorato, and Mayor William Peduto have announced plans for a property tax relief program for Pittsburgh. As Pittsburgh continues to experience increased investment and...

 

Kumanchik announces for District 3 Council

Oakland resident and Democrat, Chris Kumanchik, has announced his candidacy for Pittsburgh City Council District 3. Mr. Kumanchik stated he is not happy with City Council President Bruce Kraus’s leadership as Council tramples on citizen’s rights...

 

Women Sharing Wisdom at So. Side Presbyterian

The South Side Presbyterian Church welcomes women of all ages to Women Sharing Wisdom, a diverse group that gathers the first Saturday every month at 10:30 a.m. - noon. Women Sharing Wisdom is a safe and welcoming time for supportive friendships,...

 

Brashear helped 550+ families over the holidays

The Brashear Association, a South Pittsburgh community service agency, sustained a high level of service during its recent holiday assistance campaign. In each year for the past seven years, Brashear has consistently provided food assistance and...

 

Shapiro warns student to beware of scams

Earlier this month, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and a coalition of 49 other Attorneys General announced a settlement with Career Education Corporation (CEC), the former operator of Sanford-Brown and Le Cordon Bleu schools. The settlement provides...

 

City, Parks Conservancy hosting 'Listening Tour' in neighborhoods

The City of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (www.pittsburghparks.org/listening-tour) will host a series of “listening” events in every Pittsburgh city neighborhood over the next four months, seeking input from residents on how to...

 

Pittsburgh Police will establish a new domestic violence unit

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is set to establish a new investigations unit this year focusing on domestic violence cases, using $500,000 in funding from the Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation. Legislation accepting the funding has been introduced to...

 

Bike Pittsburgh survey concerns sharing the road with autonomous vehicles

Shortly after Uber began testing Semi-Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) on Pittsburgh’s streets in September 2016, Bike Pittsburgh launched a survey to capture how Pittsburghers who bike and walk feel about sharing the road with this new technology. Two...

 

Bike Pittsburgh's Woman and Non-Binary Forum is on April 6

On Saturday, April 6, Bike Pittsburgh will host the 6th Annual Women and Non-Binary Forum presented by Dollar Bank. This forum brings together women and non-binary people from across the region to talk about shared experiences, challenges, and tools...

 

Record drop in Pennsylvania prison inmate population

Governor Tom Wolf has announced the largest reduction of inmates in the Pennsylvania state prison system since record keeping began. In 2018, the total DOC inmate population dropped from 48,438 to 47,370, a decrease of 1,068 inmates or 2.2 percent...

 

Civic Leadership Academy for city residents, businesses

Registration is now open for the City of Pittsburgh Civic Leadership Academy, a free program for residents and business owners operating within city limits. The Civic Leadership Academy is an 11-week course encouraging civic leadership by giving...

 

Attorney General provides update on for-profit Brightwood Schools closing

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced new information and resources intended to help students who previously attended Brightwood schools across Pennsylvania continue or complete their education.  In December 2018, Education Corporation of America...

 

South Side P2P changing location site

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s South Side Produce to People (P2P) will be in a new location for the P2P distribution. Beginning January 26, the South Side P2P will be held at the Pittsburgh Online Academy, 93 S 10th Street,...

 

Bruce Kraus announces run for new term

City of Pittsburgh Council President Bruce Kraus has formally announced his intentions to run for another four-year term in District 3. The long-time South Side resident cited a desire to continue work to make South Pittsburgh communities “safe,...

 

Wheatley will retain position as chair of finance committee

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, will retain a top position on the influential state House Finance Committee, as he was named its Democratic chairman for another two-year term. “As chairman, I look forward to continuing the work that we...

 

Become a charter member of the St. George Church Preservation Society

Memberships are available to the St. George Church Preservation Society (SGCPS). Those joining in January as a charter member of the SGCPS will receive a variety of additional benefits including: Heinz History Center admission - Since SGCPS is affili...

 

Brentwood VFW Post 1810, State Rep Readshaw to hold Purse Bash Jan. 26

To help support local veterans and their families in 2019, Veterans of Foreign Wars Brentwood Post 1810 is doing something a little different. Rather than a football tailgating fundraiser or firearms...

 

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