Elected Officials

Press releases, statements and breaking news from locally elected officials.

The PWSA Community Meeting on Lead is scheduled for Pittsburgh City Council Districts 1 and 6 on Wednesday, February 1. During the meeting, PWSA leadership will give a presentation on lead in drinking water and how residents can limit exposure to lead. The presentation will be followed by a question...
The Office of Mayor William Peduto and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks & Recreation (Citiparks) has announced Pittsburgh Snow Angels, a city-wide program that pairs elderly or disabled city residents with volunteers to assist with snow removal during winter months. "The Pittsburgh Snow Angels program represents so much...
The end of 2016 is quickly approaching, and it has been a trying year for many of us. As the snow starts to fall and the temperatures drop even further, please take care of yourselves and your elderly neighbors. Be especially careful driving this month, as the foul weather...
Photos by Alyse Horn Executive Director of the Northside Community Development Fund Mark Masterson, Small Business and Redevelopment Manager for the City of Pittsburgh Henry Pyatt, and Jeff Daniels from Councilwoman Darlene Harris' office. By Alyse Horn On Monday, November 7 the Northside Community Development Fund hosted its Annual Community and Business...
November is finally upon us, and it is once again time to give thanks for all of our blessings. The leaves are changing and falling in our beautiful neighborhoods throughout the Northside, and the holiday season is coming closer! November means it is time to decorate for Thanksgiving and...
Mayor Bill Peduto invites Pittsburgh residents to the next Capital Budget Deliberative Forum. The forum will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, at the Letter Carrier's Union Hall, 841 California Ave. The hearing will follow a format that gives residents the chance to learn more about...
To combat the recent violence in some neighborhoods, churches in Marshall-Shadeland, Brightwood, and Brighton Heights are coming together in an effort to increase awareness and restore safety throughout the communities. The at 2 p.m. on June 12, the Prayer Rally for Peace will be held in Legion Park, located at...
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...

Local election results

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Member of Council-District 1 Vote for 1 Darlene M Harris (D) -3,258  (74.13 %) Dave Schuilenburg (DSB)-1,102 (25.07 %) WRITE-IN-35 (.80 %)   School Director-District 8 Vote for 1 Kevin L Carter (D)-2,949 (84.23 %) Rosemary Moriarty (R)-546 (15.60 %) WRITE-IN-6 (.17 %)   School Director-District 2 Vote for 1 Regina B Holley (DEM/REP)-5,723 (99.32 %) WRITE-IN-39 (.68 %)   Magisterial District Judge 05-02-40 Vote for 1 Derwin...
Photo by Erika Fleegle District 1 city council candidates (from left to right) Bobby Wilson of Spring Hill, incumbent Darlene Harris and Randy Zotter of Central Northside during the “Meet the Candidates Night” May 6 at John Morrow Elementary School in Brighton Heights in the wake of the election May...