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Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

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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

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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,...

Mayor Bill Peduto signs contract with paramedic union

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto taking his seat with other politicians before the President and Vice President arrived.

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...

Peduto Administration reasserts commitments to affordable housing

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Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 10, 2018

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...

Pittsburgh Police investigate anti-Semitic messages in Pittsburgh

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Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 9, 2018

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Police department is investigating anti-Semitic messages that are being distributed around the city. Police issued a statement today saying that they are aware and are investigating the hate speech. Pamphlets are being delivered in several Pittsburgh neighborhoods including...

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

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Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

December 3, 2018

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

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...

Mayor Bill Peduto: Social media carries the city

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Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH - Following the murder of 11 people at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto took to Twitter to console the entire community. A timeline of posts to Twitter from Peduto are listed below, starting with his first about the incident. The posts are listed...