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Three woman having lunch on a sunny day at the outside tables on Penn Avenue. Three woman having lunch on a sunny day at the outside tables on Penn Avenue. Lunchtime on Penn Avenue. Photo by John Altdorfer
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A $202,000 grant from The Heinz Endowments bolsters PWSA’s fundraising capacity

This grant enhances PWSA's pursuit of funding for clean energy projects, green infrastructure, and water system improvements.

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EPA order requires hazardous waste landfill to submit to an audit. Residents say it's not enough

Residents living near a hazardous waste landfill in Westmoreland County are upset that the U.S. EPA is allowing the facility to continue operating despite finding multiple violations.

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Point Park study recommends university bolster its downtown presence

Point Park University has the opportunity to become downtown Pittsburgh’s “living room,” but first needs to take steps to brighten the campus’s presence downtown, six urban planning experts told leaders at the college during a


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Innamorato focus on ‘new voices’ reaches into boards heavy with longtime hands

As the new Allegheny County administration makes appointments to powerful boards and commissions, it faces a tricky balancing act weighing institutional knowledge against the opportunity to give other residents a turn at the table.

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'Juneteenth is an opportunity to educate ourselves': Pittsburgh planning 2024 Juneteenth festival

Stop the Violence Pittsburgh will host the Steel City's eleventh annual Juneteenth festival from June 14-16 with help from community stakeholders.

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City of Bridges breaks ground on affordable housing in Garfield

Construction recently began on three new affordable homes in Garfield as part of an effort by City of Bridges Community Land Trust to develop at least 22 permanently affordable homes throughout the city.

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