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Pittsburgh wins state grant for EMS diesel exhaust system project

The City of Pittsburgh has won a state grant to supplement its placement of diesel exhaust removal systems in Emergency Medical Services stations.   The city announced plans in October to...

 

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania announces $200,000 region-wide "Give Back" voucher initiative for people in need

In response to the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on our region, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania will be providing a total of $200,000 in thrift store vouchers throughout its 17-county territory in southwestern Pennsylvania and north...

 

City of Pittsburgh gathering community input on 2022 Capital and Operating budgets

The Office of Mayor William Peduto, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Office of Community Affairs welcome residents to share their input on the City of Pittsburgh's 2022 Capital and Operati...

 

Pittsburgh wins state environmental grant for new electric vehicles, including first electric bucket truck

The City of Pittsburgh has won a $160,000 state grant to purchase nine new vehicles for its electric vehicle fleet - including its first all-electric bucket truck for the Forestry Division - to...

 

Concord Presbyterian hosting an outdoor flea market May 22

Concord Presbyterian Church will hold an outdoor Flea Market and Food Stand on May 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1907 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210. Spots/tables are available for $10 by calling 412-882-1141. RSVP by May 10...

 

Arlington flea market, vendor and craft show

A Flea Market, Vendor and Craft Show will take place on May 23 at Academy Charter School (old Arlington School), 2500 Jonquil Way from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Arlington Civic Council is hosting the sale. Tables are $10 each and available by calling...

 

Assistance is available to pay PWSA water and sewer bills

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) encourages renters responsible for paying their PWSA water and wastewater bill to apply for financial relief through the Allegheny County Emergency...

 

Mayor, judge candidates in Beltzhoover at forum

Conversations in the Park with the Candidates will take place on Thursday, May 13 in the new shelter atop Chicken Hill in McKinley Park at Michigan Street and Haberman Avenue from 5-7:30 p.m. Invited mayoral candidates include: Ed Gainey, Tony...

 

Vaccine clinics will be held in Beltzhoover

UPMC is partnering with the Knoxville Community Council and the Beltzhoover Consensus Group for COVID-19 vaccine clinics for the Hilltop neighborhoods. The clinics will be held on Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the McKinley Park Shelter...

 

Youth resilience training session offered

McDonald’s restaurants across the Greater Pittsburgh area are partnering with author and Veteran Army Resilience Master Trainer Duncan Kirkwood to offer youth resilience training. The free, virtual workshop for high school students across the...

 

New website will track police reform progress

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has launched a new website to track the implementation of changes recommended by Mayor William Peduto's Community Task Force on Police Reform. The site is broken down i...

 

City to track gun data

Mayor William Peduto and the Department of Public Safety will expand the city's tracking of gun data with funding from Everytown Support Fund, the education, research, and litigation arm of Everytown...

 

Pittsburgh Parking Authority adds apps for on-street and neighborhood lot parking locations

The Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh has partnered with leading parking solution suppliers to add more convenience at on-street and neighborhood lot parking locations. Three different mobile apps will be available to pay for parking time,...

 

Pittsburgh wins state grant for EMS diesel exhaust system project

The City of Pittsburgh has won a state grant to supplement its placement of diesel exhaust removal systems in Emergency Medical Services stations.   The city announced plans in October to...

 

City Housing Authority chosen for Housing Choice Demonstration Project

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh is one of nine public housing authorities chosen by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to pilot a new Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Mobility Demonstration.  Through the program, the...

 

South Side Presbyterian opens for in-person services

The South Side Presbyterian Church after many months of gathering remotely only has resumed in-person worship services at its historic building at the corner of S. 20th and Sarah streets. Each Sunday...

 

Concord Presbyterian hosts election day spaghetti dinner

An Election Day spaghetti dinner will be held on May 18 at the Concord Presbyterian Church, 1907 Brownsville Road. The take-out only dinner includes salad, spaghetti, breadsticks and dessert and will...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Goodwill recruiting fathers to participate in new FIRE program

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is looking for fathers who want to improve the parenting, relationship, and communication skills they need to be involved, responsible, and committed fathers. The organization’s new FIRE program helps fathers...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

City announces investments in OnePGH Plan

Mayor William Peduto has released the OnePGH plan, which addresses long-standing challenges facing Pittsburgh through a new partnership with city nonprofits, and by building upon existing...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Legislation allows LGBTQIA+ businesses to register with the City of Pittsburgh's procurement platform 

City of Pittsburgh Council members Erika Strassburger and Bruce Kraus have introduced legislation allowing LGBTQIA+ businesses to specifically register with the City of Pittsburgh's procurement...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Fontana home-ownership initiative cleared for full-Senate vote

An initiative originally introduced by state Sens. Wayne Fontana and Bob Mensch to boost first-time home ownership has cleared a key committee and is headed again to the full Senate for a vote. The...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Battle of the Block Watches results in a cleaner South Side

On Saturday, April 24, Representative Jessica Benham (D-Allegheny), partnered with the South Side Community Council's Block Watch team and Thick Bikes to host what may anecdotally be the largest...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Allentown Senior Center celebrating with free plants

The Allentown Senior Citizens Center, Inc. will celebrate “Older Americans Month” in May with a gift for their participants. A small plant will be available for pick up on Mondays in May while supplies last from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police releases online version of 2020 Annual Report

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has released its 2020 Annual Report.  "As we know, 2020 was a challenging year on many levels, for our country, for our communities, and for law enforcement. Between t...

 
 News    May 4, 2021

Online campaign finance reports now available

The Allegheny County Elections Division has announced it now has an online option for candidates, political committees and contributing lobbyists that are required to disclose contributions and expenditures. The link to the online form is available...

 

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