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City and Blue Ribbon Panel Choose Advisory Firm for Restructuring of PWSA

CITY AND BLUE RIBBON PANEL CHOOSE ADVISORY FIRM FOR RESTRUCTURING OF PWSA Further assistance to be provided by national nonprofit Mayors...

 

Mayor William Peduto and PWSA Announce Safe Water Lead Filter Plan

MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO AND PWSA ANNOUNCE SAFE WATER LEAD FILTER PLAN Filters to be available to all City residents with priority to families with...

 

Bill Strickland, John Edgar Wideman to Receive Duquesne Honorary Degrees

Bill Strickland, John Edgar Wideman to Receive Duquesne Honorary Degrees Two Pittsburgh natives-one a respected, innovative...

 

"Sweat," A reminder of the need for compassion

“SWEAT,” A REMINDER OF THE NEED FOR COMPASSION   “…Here is the true meaning and value of...

 

MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO ADOPTS "ROONEY RULE" FOR CITY HIRING Executive Order promotes diversity in external and internal hiring

MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO ADOPTS "ROONEY RULE" FOR CITY HIRING Executive Order promotes diversity in external and internal hiring...

 

Wilmer J. Leon, III The “Politics: Another Perspective” Interview

Dr. Leon Pressing On! Wilmer J. Leon, III The “Politics: Another Perspective” Interview with Kam Williams...

 

Children and CTE in Sports a Focus at Pittsburgh World Medical Cannabis Conference By Andrew Hard

Children and CTE in Sports a Focus at Pittsburgh World Medical Cannabis Conference By Andrew Hard    ...

 

Henry Lea Hillman, 1918–2017 Inspiring leader in business and philanthropy

Henry Lea Hillman, 1918–2017 Inspiring leader in business and philanthropy Apr 14, 2017     A nationally...

 

Steelers owner, chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

Longtime Steelers owner and team president and former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney passed away Friday, according to the team’s...

 

Shady Side Academy Senior Wins Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Shady Side Academy Senior Wins Princeton Prize in Race Relations   FOX CHAPEL – Shady Side Academy senior  Caroline...

 

Record-breaking CAPEX, $10.2B, Headlines Pittsburgh Region Investment Scorecard

Record-breaking CAPEX, $10.2B, Headlines Pittsburgh Region Investment Scorecard   Earlier today, the  Pittsburgh Regional...

 

Lecture Series Focuses on Cultural Climate, Women in Architecture

  LECTURE SERIES FOCUSES ON CULTURAL CLIMATE, WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE By Danielle Lehmann Vanessa Keith, principal of...

 
 
 

Pittsburgh Technology Council awards Bill Strickland first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award

Pittsburgh Technology Council awards Bill Strickland first-ever  Lifetime Achievement Award    ...

 

Allegheny County Bar Association Releases Ratings for Judicial Candidates Running in May 16 Primary Election

Allegheny County Bar Association Releases Ratings for Judicial Candidates Running in May 16 Primary Election PITTSBURGH –  The...

 

Harris, Wheatley seek to end out-of-school suspensions for elementary school students for minor infractions

Harris, Wheatley seek to end out-of-school suspensions for elementary school students for minor infractions   HARRISBURG,...

 

One of China’s Largest Tourism Companies to Launch Nonstop Charter Flights from China to Pittsburgh International Airport

One of China’s Largest Tourism Companies to Launch Nonstop Charter Flights from China to Pittsburgh International Airport  ...

 

Hatch Chester: New partnership paves the way for sustainable infrastructure

Hatch Chester: New partnership paves the way for sustainable infrastructure March 31, 2017      ...

 

Statement by Peduto Chief of Staff on Politicization of Pittsburgh Water System

STATEMENT BY PEDUTO CHIEF OF STAFF ON POLITICIZATION OF PITTSBURGH WATER SYSTEM     PITTSBURGH, PA (March 30, 2017) -...

 

Passenger traffic continues to grow at a healthy rate at Pittsburgh International Airport

PASSENGER TRAFFIC, FLIGHTS, CARGO CONTINUE TO INCREASE Passenger traffic continues to grow at a healthy rate at Pittsburgh...

 

Westinghouse Files for Chapter 11 Protection and Secures $800 Million in DIP Financing to Fund Operations

WESTINGHOUSE ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC RESTRUCTURING Files for Chapter 11 Protection and Secures $800 Million in DIP Financing to Fund...

 

The Downtown Comeback: 7 to Watch--Pittsburgh Tops Realtor.com List

The Downtown Comeback: 7 to Watch --Pittsburgh Tops Realtor.com List  The downtown resurgence is reaching across the...

 

Peduto Administration Introducing Legislation to Protect Summer Jobs from Proposed Cuts by President Trump

PEDUTO ADMINISTRATION INTRODUCING LEGISLATION TO PROTECT SUMMER JOBS FROM PROPOSED CUTS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP President's proposed...

 

Generous Local Foundation Support Helps Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Chart a New Course Forward

GENEROUS LOCAL FOUNDATION SUPPORT HELPS PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHART A NEW COURSE FORWARD Heinz Endowments, The Benter Foundation,...

 

Carnegie Mellon to Launch Index Measuring Carbon Dioxide in U.S.

  CARNEGIE MELLON TO LAUNCH INDEX MEASURING CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS IN U.S. By  Adam Dove A new index that will measure...

 

ALCOSAN Continues Prep for Clean Water Plan

ALCOSAN CONTINUES PREPARATION FOR CLEAN WATER PLAN     March 21, 2017 – As the Allegheny County Sanitary...

 

Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Immigration Policies

STATEMENT BY MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO ON IMMIGRATION POLICIES Mayor, Public Safety Director and Chief of Police commit to alleviating fear and...

 

PLBC disappointed at return of secretive policing bill

  PLBC disappointed at return of secretive policing bill   PHILADELPHIA, March 20 –  State Rep. Jordan...

 

Heather Lyke Named Pitt Athletic Director

Chancellor Gallagher Names Heather Lyke Pitt Athletic Director -- Lyke arrives at Pitt following an impactful tenure at Eastern Michigan....

 

Col. Bernard Lindstrom To Continue as PWSA Acting Director

COL. BERNARD LINDSTROM TO CONTINUE AS PWSA ACTING DIRECTOR       PITTSBURGH, PA (March 17, 2017)...

 

Celebrating Women's History Month-Women in the Pennsylvania judiciary

Women in the Pennsylvania judiciary     March is National Women’s History Month, an ideal time to look at the...

 

GTECH and Neighborhood Allies Roll Out the PGH Mobile Toolbox

  GTECH AND NEIGHBORHOOD ALLIES ROLL OUT THE PGH MOBILE TOOLBOX The PGH Mobile Toolbox, a first-of-its-kind resource in...

 

Mathematical Theorem Finds Gerrymandering in Pennsylvania Congressional District Map

MATHEMATICAL THEOREM FINDS GERRYMANDERING IN PENNSYLVANIA CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT MAP By  Jocelyn Duffy The slider above shows...

 

Port Authority to Begin Rehabilitation of the Neville Ramp Bridge

Port Authority to Begin Rehabilitation of the Neville Ramp Bridge              ...

 

Mayor William Peduto Assembles Blue Ribbon Panel to Advise Potential Restructuring of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO ASSEMBLES BLUE RIBBON PANEL TO ADVISE POTENTIAL RESTRUCTURING OF THE PITTSBURGH WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY  ...

 

Better Mobility for All: Regional Transportation Alliance Releases Vision to Guide Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Transportation Future

Better Mobility for All: Regional Transportation Alliance Releases Vision to Guide Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Transportation Future...

 

CCAC South Campus student artist creates stunning mural, receives memorial scholarship

  CCAC South Campus student artist creates stunning mural, receives memorial scholarship      ...

 

Former Secretary of State John Kerry Joins the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace As Visiting Distinguished Statesman

Former Secretary of State John Kerry Joins the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace As Visiting Distinguished Statesman...

 

Michael Polite has been selected to lead the board of the August Wilson Center

BUSINESS LEADER IS NEW CHAIR OF WILSON CENTER BOARD  The six-member board of the August Wilson Center has unanimously elected Pittsburgh...

 

Brown signed to a new five-year contract

     Brown signed to a new five-year contract   Antonio Brown is now set to...

 

Governor Wolf Statement on Acts and Threats Against Jewish Institutions in Pennsylvania

Governor Wolf Statement on Acts and Threats Against Jewish Institutions in Pennsylvania February 27, 2017 Harrisburg, PA...

 

CMU Makes Two Executive Leadership Appointments

CMU MAKES TWO EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS Angela Blanton and Cathy Light have been named to executive leadership roles at Carnegie...

 

Peduto Administration Announces New Mobility & Infrastructure Dir., Karina Ricks comes to Pittsburgh

Peduto Administration Announces New Mobility and Infrastructure Director Transportation expert Karina Ricks comes to Pittsburgh from...

 

Pittsburgh Party! Spirit Airlines Brings More Black and Yellow to the Steel City

Pittsburgh Party! Spirit Airlines Brings More Black and Yellow to the Steel City New nonstop service from Pittsburgh to seven destinations...

 

Pittsburgh housing activists protested downtown. What are they looking for?

Pittsburgh housing activists protested downtown. What are they looking for? Stephen Caruso -PUBLIC SOURCE (PUM MEDIA PARTNER)...

 

New Data on the Pittsburgh Region Shows the Economic Impact of Immigrants

New Data on the Pittsburgh Region Shows the Economic Impact of Immigrants   Area Leaders Map the Impact of the...

 

JCCs Respond to New Wave of Bomb Threats Quickly, Effectively With Practiced Security Protocols to Keep Communities Safe

JCCs Respond to New Wave of Bomb Threats Quickly, Effectively With Practiced Security Protocols to Keep Communities Safe    ...

 

Coro Pittsburgh Announces CEO Transition

Coro Pittsburgh Announces CEO Transition       Sabrina Saunders Mosby to succeed Dr. Greg Crowley as...

 

Mayor Peduto Issues Executive Orders on Affordable Housing

MAYOR PEDUTO ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING Moves follow recommendations from Task Force in 2016 ; Further housing orders...

 
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