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Fitzgerald, Peduto Hosting MLK Jr. Day Community Gathering

Fitzgerald, Peduto Hosting MLK Jr. Day Community Gathering

PITTSBURGH – County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto will host a Community Gathering on Monday, January 16, 2017 as the county and city celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The event, beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, will be a celebration of our community being built upon our differences, and a recommitment from leaders in this region that it will continue to be a community for everyone.

City Offices Closed, Refuse Collection Postponed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

City Offices Closed, Refuse Collection Postponed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 13, 2017) – The City of Pittsburgh offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

City Hosts Swearing-In Ceremony for LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council Friday

City Hosts Swearing-In Ceremony for LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council Friday

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 12, 2017) – The Office of Mayor William Peduto will host a swearing-in ceremony for Pittsburgh’s LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council on Friday, January 13, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the City-County Building.

Apply Now for AlphaLab Gear’s 2017 National Hardware Cup

Apply Now for AlphaLab Gear’s 2017 National Hardware Cup

AlphaLab Gear is a Pittsburgh-based, nationally ranked accelerator — consistently in the top 20 nationwide — for early-stage physical product companies. They are once again holding their National Hardware Cup. This is a pitch competition for early-stage hardware startups. The Cup tours seven cities around the U.S. (Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Boston, Ft. Lauderdale, Washington DC, Chicago, and Austin) to find and highlight the most promising physical product startups in the nation.

Peace on Earth, Good-will to All!

Peace on Earth, Good-will to All!

Tomorrow, some two billion Christians around the world–and here in Pittsburgh–will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and his teachings of brotherhood and peace. During this holiday season, believers and non believers alike can take hope in the closing line of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem Christmas Bells: “With peace on earth, good-will to men.”

City Receives $10 Million from Rivers Casino

City Receives $10 Million from Rivers Casino

PITTSBURGH, PA (December 21, 2016) Mayor William Peduto’s administration and Rivers Casino officials have reached agreement on paying the city $10 million in 2017 to replace casino revenues rejected by the state Supreme Court this year.

Public Works Crews Prepare For Overnight Snow, Freezing Rain

Public Works Crews Prepare For Overnight Snow, Freezing Rain

PITTSBURGH, PA (Dec. 16, 2016) – The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works has issued a Snow Level 1 Alert effective 12:00 a.m. Saturday, December 17, 2016.

Last Chance to Pre-register for Mayor Bill Peduto’s Re-election Campaign Kick Off & Holiday Party!

Last Chance to Pre-register for Mayor Bill Peduto’s Re-election Campaign Kick Off & Holiday Party!

Liz Berlin, Scott Blasey, Jeff Garrison, Danny Gochnour, Joe Grushecky, Johnny Grushecky, Donnie Iris, Abby Krizner, Joffo Simmons, Rick Witkowski, and YOU can all see Mayor Bill Peduto kick off his 2017 re-election tomorrow, Wednesday, December 14th.

Join us at this fun, festive event and show your support for Our Mayor!

Mayor Peduto’s 9th Annual Holiday Party & 2017 Campaign Kickoff is Next Week — RSVP Today!

Mayor Peduto’s 9th Annual Holiday Party & 2017 Campaign Kickoff is Next Week — RSVP Today!

MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO’S 9th ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY & CAMPAIGN KICKOFF!

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14 , 2016
Nova Place
100 South Commons
North Side, PA 15212
(former Allegheny Center)

Two Important Community Meetings in December

Two Important Community Meetings in December

There are two important community meetings coming up in short order. The first is on Thursday, December 8th where CMU Students will present their final designs for the Western Gateway. The second meeting is on Monday, December 12th. At that meeting, drawings and plans will be presented for the proposed Penn Plaza and Enright Park redevelopment.