Public Safety

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A+ Schools releases childcare support list ahead of potential PPS teacher strike

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With a potential teacher strike that would leave 24,000 students out of school, A+ Schools has released a comprehensive list of community partners offering...

Tripoli Street Bridge to re-open

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The Tripoli St. Bridge is expected to re-open Thursday, February 15 at 3 p.m.   According to a news release from PennDOT, the Tripoli St. Bridge...

City Council Comics: January 30, 2018 & February 8, 2018

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City Council Comics is a weekly¬† series by local cartoonist, Nils Hanczar   City Council Meeting - Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Click to read the full comic.   February...

City Council Comics: January 23, 2018

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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...

I-279 HOV lanes scheduled for overnight closures until February 9

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I-279 HOV lanes will be closed overnight starting Monday, January 29 until Friday, February 9   According to a news brief from PennDOT released earlier today,...

NSCM and United Way offer Free Tax Prep Program for Northside residents

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Northside Common Ministries and United Way offering free tax prep assistance to low-income families during tax season By: Neil Strebig   The Northside Common Ministries (NSCM) in...

West Ohio Street Bridge is closed

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The West Ohio Street Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic until 2020.   According to a press release from Mayor Bill Peduto's office, the West...

January Northside Public Safety Council Newsletter

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The NSPSC January newsletter and Citizen/Student Police Academy applications. With winter in full effect, the Northside Public Safety Council (NSPSC) would like to encourage residents...

Northside has 5 of the worst intersections in the county

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A study released by downtown Pittsburgh law firm, Dallas W. Hartman P.C., highlights Allegheny County's most dangerous intersections for motor vehicle collisions. By: Neil Strebig   Northside...

Andy Warhol Bridge to re-open this weekend

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Closed since August 2016, the Andy Warhol Bridge is scheduled to re-open Saturday, November 18 at 5 p.m.   According to an Allegheny County news release,...