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County Executive announces new Adopt-a-Roadway Program

County Executive announces new Adopt-a-Roadway Program

Marlisa Miller, Contributor

March 27, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Rich Fitzgerald, county executive, has recently announced the launch of a new Adopt-a-Roadway program. The program allows non-political organizations, groups, corporations and individuals to "adopt" a county-owned road and help assist in efforts to keep it clean. Signs will be posted...

Second flu death reported in Allegheny Co., officials encourage immunizations

Second flu death reported in Allegheny Co., officials encourage immunizations

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 3, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Allegheny County Health Department has released that another person has died due to the flu. Officials said in a statement to the media that this is the second flu death this season. A male in his mid-70s has died due to flu complications, according to health officials. Flu...

Pittsburgh to receive $120 million fund for affordable housing

Pittsburgh to receive $120 million fund for affordable housing

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - A $120 million project to help solve the affordable housing crisis will begin in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh will be receiving $10 million for the next 12 years from the Housing Opportunity Fund. The Housing Opportunity Fund Department was created to meet the need for affordable housing...

Crews to inspect overhead signs on several busy roadways

Crews to inspect overhead signs on several busy roadways

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 11, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Road crews will canvas the Pittsburgh region to inspect the signs that hang over roadways for safety. According to a statement from the PennDOT, crews will inspect signs in various location throughout Allegheny County during the week of Feb. 11-15. During the inspections, lane restrictions...

Allegheny County prepares for extreme winter weather

Allegheny County prepares for extreme winter weather

Marlisa Miller, Contributor

January 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has predicted snow, extremely cold temperatures and severe wind chill throughout the week. Tips and information have been released on how to prepare for the frigid temperatures. Winter driving can be very dangerous, as 70 percent of snow and...

Schenley Rink hosting ‘Skate with Santa’ event

Schenley Rink hosting ‘Skate with Santa’ event

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- The Schenley Park Ice Rink is planning to host a Skate with Santa event. The ice rink, which is one of only four outdoor ice rinks in Allegheny County, will have the event on Dec. 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Every year the City of Pittsburgh sponsors the event that includes holiday...

Live Well Allegheny Celebrate Tobacco Cessation Week

Live Well Allegheny Celebrate Tobacco Cessation Week

John Blinn, Contributor

November 15, 2018

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...

Sheriffs arrest sex offender

Sheriffs arrest sex offender

Gage Goulding

October 24, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Deputies with the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office arrested a sex offender that has been on the run since May. In a statement, sheriff's said that 30-year-old Brendan McKenzie of Perry South was eluding deputies since May 14, 2018, when a warrant was issued. The warrant for his arrest...