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Credit agencies praise Pittsburgh’s financial management

Credit agencies praise Pittsburgh’s financial management

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH — According to credit rating agencies, Pittsburgh’s finances are in stable condition. Pittsburgh received an upgraded credit rating from agencies Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s. The agencies praise the city’s effective financial management. “The rating also reflects S&P...

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

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

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,...

Police vehicles get ‘Stronger Than Hate’ decals

Police vehicles get ‘Stronger Than Hate’ decals

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 11, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Some police vehicles in the City of Pittsburgh has received a new addition to their decals, a remembrance of the worst anti-Semitic shooting in U.S. history. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police announced on Tuesday that they have placed "Stronger Than Hate" decals on all of the police vehicles...

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...

Mayor Bill Peduto signs contract with paramedic union

Mayor Bill Peduto signs contract with paramedic union

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 10, 2018

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...

Popular Mount Washington roadway to close for maintenance

Popular Mount Washington roadway to close for maintenance

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 10, 2018

MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A popular roadway that climbs Mount Washington in Pittsburgh will close this week for maintenance. Officials in Pittsburgh say that P.J. McArdle Roadway will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday in order for road crews to perform general maintenance repairs. #Pittsburgh TRAFFIC: @CityPGH adv...

Pittsburgh Public Works upgrades snow and ice control

Pittsburgh Public Works upgrades snow and ice control

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Manager

November 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- As temperatures begin to drop and snow flurries start to fly, the City of Pittsburgh has reevaluated its snow and ice control program and is ready to tackle every situation. New for this winter season to tackle harsh weather is a modified road salt mixture, enhanced technologies, increased...

Victims in Pittsburgh shooting identified

Victims in Pittsburgh shooting identified

Malyk Johnson and Gage Goulding

October 28, 2018

11 people were killed in a shooting on Saturday morning at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. In a press conference at 9 AM, the victims have been identified. All of the victims were middle-aged or older. The victims include brothers and a husband and wife. Joyce Fienberg, 75, of Oakland...