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City homeless shelters open for the winter

City homeless shelters open for the winter

John Blinn, Contributor

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- The City of Pittsburgh is opening places of refuge for people in the city who are struggling with or facing homelessness. The city is opening a temporary winter shelter which is located at Shepherd's Heart Fellowship and Veterans Home on Pride Street. The shelter, which is the result...

Wintry mix, snow, ice prompt officials to warn motorists

Wintry mix, snow, ice prompt officials to warn motorists

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - Residents in Moon Township woke up with snow and ice covered roads, cars and yards. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh posted to Twitter that Moon Township received one inch of snow. Some areas in Pittsburgh experienced heavy snow and ice that toppled trees onto power lines....

Police ask for public’s help searching for woman

Police ask for public’s help searching for woman

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Manager

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police are asking for the publics help with locating a missing woman. Authorities are looking for 41-year-old Kelly Sias who was last seen on the North Side Tuesday night. Police say that Sias was last seen around 1:30 p.m. Sias is described as a 5-foot 4-inch...

Daily News Brief (11/15)

Daily News Brief (11/15)

John Blinn, Contributor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Daily News Brief

A breakdown of today's latest news, sports and weather. RMU Sentry Media's John Blinn reports.

Mayor Bill Peduto submits 2019 budgets to Pittsburgh City Council

Mayor Bill Peduto submits 2019 budgets to Pittsburgh City Council

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH - On Nov. 13, Mayor Bill Peduto brought the 2019 Operating and Capital budget proposals before Pittsburgh City Council. There were no tax increases in the new budget and more spending on priorities such as landslides and flooding, facilities, and paving. These are the first budgets Mayor...

Human Relations Commission seeks 2019 Diversity Award submissions

Human Relations Commission seeks 2019 Diversity Award submissions

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- The 2019 Diversity Awards, hosted by Allegheny County Human Relations Commission (ACHRC), is now accepting student submissions. The award recognizes students in grades nine through 12 who advocate for diversity and help fight discrimination in their communities. “This program offers...

PWSA’s announces 12-year water plan for Pittsburgh, plans beyond 2030

PWSA’s announces 12-year water plan for Pittsburgh, plans beyond 2030

Megan Shandel, Assistant Multimedia Manager

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) released a 12-year plan for Pittsburgh's water: PGH20 2030. Mayor William Peduto asked PWSA to outline Pittsburgh's water future to 2030 and beyond. "As we invest in infrastructure that is built to last, we’re mindful that PWSA must be...

11th Annual Harvest Moon Race benefits local church, students

11th Annual Harvest Moon Race benefits local church, students

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Hundreds of runners are expected to compete in the 11th Annual Harvest Moon Race on Saturday. Over 300 participants will compete in a 5K, 10-mile and various kids' races starting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. The competition serves as a fundraiser for the St. Philips Church student ministry...

Live Well Allegheny Celebrate Tobacco Cessation Week

Live Well Allegheny Celebrate Tobacco Cessation Week

John Blinn, Contributor

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The Allegheny Quits for Life Cessation Awareness Week kicked off on Nov. 11 and will continue until Saturday. The week is a product of Live Well Allegheny and Tobacco Free Allegheny and is filled with events in support of the communities attempts to support resident’s efforts to quit...

Pittsburgh drivers ranked as some of the worst in the nation

Pittsburgh drivers ranked as some of the worst in the nation

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH - Drivers in Pittsburgh have been ranked among some of the worst in the nation, according to a recent report. Out of 200 cities ranked in the 2018 Allstate America's Best Drivers Report, Pittsburgh was ranked at No. 171. The nation's city with the best drivers is Brownsville, TX, while...