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Photo by Nick Buzzelli Owner Latersa Blackwell cuts the ribbon during Cafe On the Corner's grand opening Sunday, Aug. 30 in Brightwood. (From left to right: Judge Leah Williams Duncan, Michael Blackwell, Manny Williams, Lateresa Blackwell and Councilwoman Darlene Harris.) By Nick Buzzelli As a former corner tavern turned creamery...
Photo by Justin Criado Mayor Bill Peduto thanks firemen from Deutschtown Fire Station No. 32 for their service as the station was given an "award of excellence" during Tuesday night's National Night Out event at Tripoli Park.   By Justin Criado There was free food, games, and arts & crafts. Not to...
Photo by Alyse Horn Henry Pyatt, the small business and redevelopment manager for the City, holds up the diplomatic sandwich document signed by Mayor Bill Peduto, Councilwoman Darlene Harris, and Scratch Food & Beverage Owner Don Mahaney. By Alyse Horn To kick off Northside Sandwich Week, the Northside Leadership Conference and reigning...
New IMP proposal is a 10-year plan that aims to bring a new modernized Cancer Center, additional facilities, and storage space to AGH campus By: Neil Strebig Members from Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), Highmark Foundation, and Allegheny Health Network (AHN) met with the Northside Leadership Conference and local community groups on...
City Council Comics is a weekly series by local cartoonist, Nils Hanczar   City Council Meeting – Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Click below to read the full comic.
New "lead map" highlights the locations of lead water lines throughout the City of Pittsburgh and Millvale By: NSC Staff On Wednesday, May 2 the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) released an interactive map highlighting the locations of potential lead lines feeding into 20,000 Pittsburgh homes and buildings. The “lead map”...
On September 1, 2017 elected officials and local residents of Steelworkers Tower in Brighton Heights particiapted in a flag raising ceremony in honor of military veterans ahead of Labor Day weekend. Current Steelworkers Tower residents who served in the military were awarded commemorative plaques in honor of their service....
Solutions for financing the Housing Opportunity Fund has the RTT in the crosshairs. By: Neil Strebig   Since the creation of a committed Affordable Housing Trust Fund (commonly referred to as the Housing Opportunity Fund or HOF) last year, the debate over an increase to the Realty Transfer Tax (RTT) has been...
This week's City Council Comic is courtesy of "Yinz! Comics" creator, Nils "Balls" Hanczar.   Click on image below to view the comic in its entirety. City Council holds a public meeting every Tuesday at 10 a.m. View a full list of meetings and corresponding agendas here.  
http://pittsburghpa.gov/pli/understanding-violations/index.html Pittsburgh Wards 26 & 27 Magisterial District 05-2-42 Honorable Robert P. Ravenstahl , Jr. 3880 Perrysville Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15214 Tel 412.321.0116 Fax 412.321.0702 June 26, 2019 DEVER WILLIAM 2332 ATMORE ST 27 302.7 JONES NT-287-19 RAVENSTAHL 9:00AM SHIMKUS FRANK 2824 BREKER ST 27 302.7 JONES NT-288-19 RAVENSTAHL 9:00AM KENYON BRYAN 2905 CALIFORNIA AVE 27 307.1 JONES NT-204-19 RAVENSTAHL...