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Mayor Peduto announces $2 million plan to upgrade child care facilities

Mayor Peduto announces $2 million plan to upgrade child care facilities

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- Mayor Bill Peduto announced a $2 million fund to upgrade child care facilities. The City of Pittsburgh Childcare Quality Fund will be introduced to Pittsburgh City Council on Feb. 19. Earning higher designations from the state is the target of the plan that will unveil grants to upgrade...

Police officer promoted in the City of Pittsburgh

Police officer promoted in the City of Pittsburgh

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh's Bureau of Police Sergeant, John Fisher, has been assigned to the administrative branch with the position of commander. His promotion ceremony took place on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Mayor's Office Conference Room. Fisher was honored and congratulated by his fellow officers...

Tom Wolf inaugurated as governor for second term

Tom Wolf inaugurated as governor for second term

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

HARRISBURG (RMU SENTRY MEDIA/CNN) -- Gov. Tom Wolf was inaugurated as the governor of Pennsylvania for a second term on Tuesday. In a ceremony held in Harrisburg, the 70-year-old Democratic politician was confirmed as the state's 47th governor. Wolf was first elected as governor in the Nov. 2014 election....

Pittsburgh Police to establish new domestic violence unit

Pittsburgh Police to establish new domestic violence unit

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH - This year the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police plans to establish a new investigations unit that will focus on domestic violence cases using a $500,000 donation from the Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation. The legislation allowing for the funding from the foundation will be introduced to Pittsburgh...

Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 13, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- City residents will soon be able to recycle their electronic and hazardous waste in a cost-effective manner with a new contract being introduced to Pittsburgh City council on Tuesday. Electronic waste, or e-waste, such as televisions and computers, contains lead and mercury. E-waste...

Mayor Peduto in Poland for climate change conference

Mayor Peduto in Poland for climate change conference

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

KATOWICE, Poland -- Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is in Katowice, Poland this week for COP24, the annual United Nations conference focused on combating climate change. The conference, formally known as the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change,...

Mayor Bill Peduto signs contract with paramedic union

Mayor Bill Peduto signs contract with paramedic union

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The Fraternal Association of Professional Paramedics Local 1 just received a new contract with the City of Pittsburgh with Mayor Bill Peduto's approval. The Pittsburgh mayor signed the contract on Dec. 6 that will start on Jan. 1 and last one year, with an optional five-year extension. “This...

Peduto Administration reasserts commitments to affordable housing

Peduto Administration reasserts commitments to affordable housing

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The Peduto Administration is committed to working with all interested parties to support affordable housing for city residents as well as to boost neighborhood development by helping community groups to grow. The 2019 budget includes a new commitment of $1.5 million in Community Development...

Open house for new Northview Heights Public Safety Center will be held on Tuesday

Open house for new Northview Heights Public Safety Center will be held on Tuesday

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The grand opening for a new public safety center will be taking place on Tuesday. Residents and the media are invited to the Northview Heights Public Safety Center open house, giving people a first glance at the new facility. “This center is a great model of many different partners...

Pittsburgh 103rd annual Christmas tree lighting to feature Chris Jamison

Pittsburgh 103rd annual Christmas tree lighting to feature Chris Jamison

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- The City of Pittsburgh will officially kick off the holiday season on Friday with the 103rd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and City-County Building Lightshow. The event will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday and will feature Pittsburgh native singer/songwriter Chris Jamison as Mayor...