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Considering running for District 7 the Pittsburgh School Board seat?

After serving two terms Pittsburgh Public School Board Director for District 7 Cindy Falls has decided not to run again. The district includes all or part of the South Pittsburgh neighborhoods of: Allentown, Arlington, Bon Air, Carrick, East...

 

City reaches new agreement with crossing guards

Mayor William Peduto has announced the city has finalized a new contract for City of Pittsburgh crossing guards. The five-year contract was negotiated with the crossing guards' representatives from...

 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency invites PWSA to apply for WIFIA Water Infrastructure Loan 

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has been invited by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to apply for a Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan. If...

 

Carson St. restrictions, construction continue

 Traffic restrictions will continue on East Carson Street in South Side. Motorists can expect single-lane restrictions to continue on East Carson Street between Arlington Avenue and 22nd Street weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through late...

 

State offers websites to safely support restaurants

As Pennsylvania continues to mitigate the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Wolf Administration said Pennsylvanians can take a few simple steps to ensure they are supporting their local restaurants, including utilizing online resources that promote...

 

Unemployment claimants receiving tax forms soon

Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Jennifer Berrier is reminding individuals who claimed unemployment benefits during 2020 to watch their mailboxes and unemployment system notifications for the 1099 form that is required to file...

 

Peduto announces run for third term as city's mayor

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has announced his campaign for a third term. In a video announcement with 14 community leaders, Mayor Peduto addressed questions regarding issues including economic development, equality, and public safety. Mayor Peduto...

 

Nominations are open for Goodwills annual Power of Work Awards

Nominations are now open for the 24th annual Power of Work Awards, hosted by Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania and presented by Glimcher Group. The Power of Work Awards recognizes businesses in...

 

City announces sixth PGH Lab Cohort

Mayor William Peduto and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation & Performance (I&P) have announced the selection of the sixth cohort of the PGH Lab government incubator program. PGH Lab...

 

Welcoming Pittsburgh and URA complete National Welcoming Economies Pilot Program

The City of Pittsburgh's Welcoming Pittsburgh and the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) have completed Welcoming America's 2020 Welcoming Economies Technical Assistance Pilot (WE Pilot) program....

 

CLP - Mt. Washington reopens after $4M renovation, expansion

Residents are invited to tour the newly renovated CLP – Mt. Washington during a timed ticketed event on Saturday, Jan. 23. After a much-anticipated year-long renovation project that added 46...

 

Pittsburgh selected to participate in Reforestation Hubs initiative

The City of Pittsburgh has been selected by Cambium Carbon in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation as one of four cities nationally to receive a "Reforestation Hub" assessment, which includes the...

 

State awards $2M to be split between 405 AAA affiliated senior centers

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) has awarded $2 million in grants equally among 405 Area Agency on Aging-affiliated Senior Community Centers (SCCs) for the fiscal year 2020-2021. Due to the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on SCCs...

 

City announces scaled back Christmas Tree Recycling Program

The City of Pittsburgh has five drop-off locations for live trees until January 26, 2021 for its Christmas Tree Recycling program this winter. The program allows residents to drop off their trees to...

 

State senators announce funding for South Pittsburgh projects

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa has announced the award of $9.3 million in grants from the state to help fund local projects in the 43rd senatorial district. “Our community needs all the help it...

 

Bethani Cameron announces for District 4 seat

Bethani Cameron (D-Overbrook) has announced a run for Pittsburgh City Council, District 4. Ms. Cameron is a single mom of a Pittsburgh Public School student; she has been a small business owner,...

 

City partners with Cultural Humility & Equity Collaborative for public safety cultural competency training

The City of Pittsburgh and Mayor William Peduto's Office of Equity have partnered with Cultural Humility & Equity Collaborative, LLC (CHEC) to create a cultural competency training curriculum for...

 

GAP to the Point bicycle connection recognized nationally

The City of Pittsburgh's new Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) to the Point bicycle facilities project has been recognized nationally by PeopleForBikes as third on their top 10 list of "America's Best...

 

Pittsburgh receives first place award in U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Awards

Mayor William Peduto and the City of Pittsburgh were awarded first place for the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) 14th Annual Climate Protection Awards, in partnership with Walmart. The award program...

 

PWSA's community lead response meets new lead and copper rules standards

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has announced its existing Community Lead Response, a multi-faceted approach to remove lead from Pittsburgh's water distribution system, already meets...

 

East Carson Street utility work next week in South Side

Utility work on East Carson Street will occur Monday through Saturday, January 4-9 weather permitting. Single-lane alternating traffic will occur as needed on East Carson Street between 17th and 19th streets from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Crews...

 

Abiding Missions changes its distribution day time

For the rest of this year, Abiding Missions 731 Excelsior Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 will be hosting its main distribution day on Thursdays from 3-7 p.m., offering fresh-cooked meals, fresh produce, and non-perishable foods....

 

Mt. Oliver Borough department updates for the month of November

Highlights from the department reports for Mt. Oliver Borough from the December department reports for November: Public Safety Department • During November, the Mt. Oliver Police Department...

 

New Bank on Allegheny program aims to provide equitable access to sustainable financial products

Neighborhood Allies, in partnership with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the City of Pittsburgh’s Office of Equity, and with participation from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) and the Office of the...

 

Goodwill program helps young adults go from jail to a job

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania is helping young adults that are currently or have been justice system involved and reside within Allegheny County transition to new jobs as part of a training program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor...

 

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