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PGH officials dedicate new low-barrier homeless shelter with wraparound services

BY: - October 1, 2022

The shelter, set to open in mid-October, will have 95 year-round beds, with a possibility of 42 more in the winter.

The Youth Strike for Climate Justice rally marches down Fifth Avenue in Oakland on Wed., Sept. 21, 2022

‘We need to do everything we can now’: In Pgh, students march for climate justice

BY: - September 22, 2022

The protest came as clean energy industry leaders from around the world meet in the Steel City.

Representatives from the bargaining unit covering public defenders and district attorneys pose at the 2022 Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade with signs demanding fair wage

Allegheny Co. prosecutors, public defenders demand fair pay as bargaining negotiations break down

BY: - September 18, 2022

Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that does not allocate any state funds to pay for public defense.

From steelworkers to baristas: the new face of Pittsburgh’s evolving labor movement

BY: - September 5, 2022

'We see a whole slew of people from all walks of life who are coming in to show their support for the union,” Shea Gannon, of Pittsburgh, said.

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Allegheny County joins Harvard program developing alternative responses to 911 calls

BY: - August 21, 2022

'Sending the best-suited responder to 9-1-1 calls will result in better outcomes and better care for all of our residents and ensures that behavioral health supports are provided to those in need,' Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said.

A scene from Pittsburgh's Hill District.

Pittsburgh’s Hill District prepares for $11M infrastructure injection

BY: - August 15, 2022

The historically Black neighborhood is one of 166 communities across the country selected for the federal RAISE Grants program.

How Coraopolis is becoming a community hub for Pittsburgh’s growing Latino population

BY: - August 11, 2022

The low cost-of-living, coupled with access to construction jobs, have proven a draw for the community's Latino residents.

Davis campaigns in Allegheny County touting education, economy, and safety

BY: - August 8, 2022

Davis, 32, was first elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2018. He would become Pennsylvania's first Black lieutenant governor if he wins his statewide race in November.

Utility Commission fines Peoples Gas $195,000 for 2019 gas leak in Moon

BY: - August 6, 2022

Peoples Gas faces a $195,000 civil penalty from a gas leak three years ago that left hundreds of Moon residents without service amid chilly winter temperatures.

Allegheny Co. Health Dept. expands access to monkeypox vaccine

BY: - July 28, 2022

By Jordana Rosenfeld PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny Health Department has announced expanded access to the monkeypox vaccine for people who have had a high-risk exposure to the virus. According to a Health Department statement, in addition to the department’s immunization clinic, the primary care providers listed below are currently offering the monkeypox vaccine to those […]

Pgh Planned Parenthood workers say more support, resources needed to keep up with demand

BY: - July 27, 2022

'Right now, if you wanted to get an appointment for an abortion, we’re scheduling for October,' one clinic worker said.

Allegheny Co. Council overrides Exec Rich Fitzgerald’s veto on public parks fracking ban

BY: - July 20, 2022

'We deserve places where we can hike, bike, and run without inhaling asthma-inducing air pollutants,” Amanda Waxman, of East Liberty, said.