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Hill Top Methodist $1 Sale

Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E Warrington Avenue in Allentown, is holding a $1 Clothing Sale on July 3. Most things are brand new and all ages and sizes are available. Everything will be $1. For safety, the sale will be held outside in the...

 

Carrick girl victim of hit-and-run

Pittsburgh EMS and Police responded to a 9-1-1 call for a child struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Edgar Street and Biscayne Avenue around 12:35 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23. When the first...

 

Final 10-Year Bike(+) Plan released and Pittsburgh moves toward rapid implementation

After five years of development and consultation with hundreds of local stakeholders across scores of neighborhoods, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure released the...

 

City reaches five-year accord with Citiparks and Park Ranger employees

The City of Pittsburgh recently signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding with the union for many Citiparks employees and Park Rangers within the Public Safety Department that issues them salary...

 

Mayor Peduto calls for transparency in release of police body-worn camera footage

Mayor William Peduto is calling for changes to state law to make it easier for city officials to quickly release footage from police body-worn cameras. Last year Pittsburgh Police invested $10...

 

Peduto Administration to create LGBTQIA+ Commission

Mayor William Peduto's administration has forwarded legislation to City Council to create a permanent LGBTQIA+ Commission within City government. The mayor created a LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council in...

 

Mayor Peduto names Community Task Force on Police Reform

Mayor William Peduto named the Pittsburgh Community Task Force on Police Reform, which is part of his commitment to President Obama's MBK Alliance Pledge. We are committed to "engage your communities...

 

City of Pittsburgh Dolly Parton Imagination Library receives $68,000 in grant funding and sends 30,000th book

The City of Pittsburgh's Dolly Parton Imagination Library has received $50,000 from the Hillman Family Foundation and $18,000 from McCauley Ministries to sustain and grow the program. Since the City...

 

City announces plans for an Office of Community Health and Safety

The Office of Mayor William Peduto, Office of Equity and Department of Public Safety have announced their blueprint for a new Office of Community Health and Safety. The office will redirect city resou...

 

Health Dept. treats catch basins

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will be treating storm water catch basins in select areas of the City of Pittsburgh with pesticides to combat the breeding of mosquitoes that can be a nuisance and potentially spread diseases such as...

 

PA Resources Council will offer workshops as webinars this summer

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) has released its Summer 2020 schedule of workshops, now conducted as online webinars.  “PRC now offers numerous webinars as a more convenient, flexible way to educate Pennsylvania residents who desire to le...

 

All businesses operating in Pittsburgh required to post paid sick leave notice for employees

All businesses that operate within the City of Pittsburgh are required to post a paid sick leave notice for all employees in their business.  Printable copies of the notice are available online in...

 
 By Alyse Horn Pyatt    News    June 9, 2020

South Hilltop Men's Group honored with Vibrancy Award

With many previously scheduled in-person events going virtual, the upcoming New Sun Rising Vibrancy Awards on June 20 is taking a different approach to make the gathering more communal. The event will...

 

Health Dept. treats catch basins

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) will be treating storm water catch basins in select areas of the City of Pittsburgh with pesticides to combat the breeding of mosquitoes that can be a nuisance and potentially spread diseases such as...

 

Playgrounds and other amenities will reopen in city parks

City of Pittsburgh playgrounds, basketball courts, spray parks and ballfields will soon reopen with Allegheny County having entered the green phase of response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organized sports will be allowed to resume — provided organize...

 

Hilltop Men's Group earns Vibrancy Award

This year, New Sun Rising’s (NSR) Vibrancy Awards will honor Brown Mamas, Triboro Ecodistrict, and South Hilltop Men’s Group/Hilltop Rising LLC for cultivating Culture, Sustainability, and Opportunity in their communities.  Each will receive...

 

City gathering community input virtuall for '21 budget

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Management and Budget and Office of Community Affairs are collecting community input for the 2021 Capital Budget through an online survey and virtual meetings....

 

Enforcement to resume in Parking Authority lots

Enforcement resumed in Pittsburgh neighborhood metered parking lots on Monday, June 1. The Pittsburgh Parking Authority will allow the first half-hour parking to be free when parkers enter their...

 

Loyalty Bond Program supports businesses

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) and Honeycomb Credit are partnering to create the Pittsburgh Loyalty Bonds program, a new way for small businesses within the City of Pittsburgh to smooth out cash flow and engage their customers....

 

First responders rescue city worker from hillside

First responders from the Pittsburgh bureaus of EMS, Fire and Police responded to a 9-1-1 call for a construction worker who had fallen down a hillside on Arlington Avenue and William Street around...

 

Churches in Pittsburgh Diocese may begin to offer daily Mass and weekend Masses according to plan

Priests in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh have begun offering daily Mass on Monday, June 1, and will begin weekend Masses on June 6 and 7, as allowable in Phase 2 of the diocesan reopening plan. In continued alignment with local, state, and...

 

Community Prayer and Peace Vigil on Friday at Lighthouse Cathedral

The community, clergy, families of victims are welcome to a community Prayer and Peace Vigil in honor of George Floyd and all victims of racial and social injustice. Friday, June 5, 6-7 p.m. in the Lighthouse Cathedral parking lot, 810 fisher St....

 

Volunteers needed to deliver boxes of food on Hilltop

The Hilltop Alliance is seeking volunteers to help deliver Senior Boxes to Hilltop residents. Senior Boxes is a Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank program they are participating in, in a partnership with Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh. Once a mo...

 

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