Education

Announcements and information on public and private institutions in the area along with breaking news on outreach programs and services throughout the Northside communities.

City Council candidates gather at Penn Brewery to discuss transportation issues

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Walk/Ride Northside (WRNS) hosted a District 1 City Council candidate forum on Tuesday, April 2 at Penn Brewery in the Northside to discuss transportation...

Candidate forum covers economic development, affordable housing in the Northside

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The "In Your Business" City Council Candidate Forum took place yesterday at HIP at the Flashlight Factory in the Northside. The event was part...

Summer Hill: A brief history of Pittsburgh’s northernmost neighborhood

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Summer Hill: What's in a name? By John Canning, Vice-President of Allegheny City Society As a summer substitute mail carrier in the 15214 “Observatory” Post Office,...

YouthPlaces offers Northside youth a platform for creative, communal pursuits

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YouthPlaces began small, as a safe place for children to go after school when few programs of the sort were available. Now, young people...

Straw Forward at Cafe Sci asks burning questions about plastic waste

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The Carnegie Science Center's Cafe Scientifique: Straw Forward included a film on the shocking impacts of plastic pollution to marine life and a panel...

Northside Community Development Fund hosts workshop on how to start your own business

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This Monday, the Northside Community Development Fund is hosting a meeting for Northside residents interested in starting their own business. The meeting will be...

Quantum Theatre’s “The Gun Show” explores playwright’s contradictory beliefs about firearms

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Quantum Theatre's "The Gun Show (Can We Talk About This?)" offers an open dialogue about hard topics in politically polarized times. By Nick Eustis Photo by...

Elks Lodge brings nationally recognized Drug and Alcohol Prevention Specialist to Perry High

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In May, The Drug Awareness Committee of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) Allegheny Lodge 339 will bring Ray Lozano, a nationally...

Pittsburgh negotiates new cable contracts, PCTV needs community’s input

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Pittsburgh’s current cable contracts with both Verizon and Comcast are set to expire in August 2019, and September 2020, respectively. Pittsburgh Community Television (PCTV)...

Aviary debuts Andean Mountain Habitat and a Golden Eagle

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Several unique birds have made the National Aviary their new home just in time for the new year to take off. An exciting new...