City Of Pittsburgh
Gun violence is spreading throughout Allegheny County’s suburbs.
Mayor-elect Bill Peduto has known him for years, but he’s not exactly well-known to the public. Attorney Kevin Acklin will soon be the city’s number two man — as Peduto’s chief of staff.
Over 1,200 citizens took part in drafting what Mayor-elect Bill Peduto calls a blue-print for the city, yielding 47 different reports on how to improve city services.
How hot is Pittsburgh real estate? It’s so hot that investors from as far away as Texas and California are buying up houses here by the dozen.
In June 2013, Glen Brunken was meeting a friend for lunch.
Every mayor of Pittsburgh brings a different style and personality to the job — the grandmotherly Sophie Masloff, the technical skills of Tom Murphy, the people-loving Bob O’Connor, and the youthful Luke Ravenstahl — quick impressions come to mind. So what about Bill Peduto?
A Scott Township native, Bill Peduto is the first suburban-born resident in over a hundred years to be elected mayor of Pittsburgh.
Nearly a year to the day after a fatal crash on 2nd Avenue, changes have been made to the road.
The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police hit bottom this week. Two ranking members of the bureau were subpoenaed before a grand jury, and today, the former chief pleaded guilty to charges of corruption — unfairly tarring all those who serve.
Ahead of the Pirates first playoff appearance in 20 years, a rally will be held Monday to get the fans fired up for the big Wild Card game.
At the Pittsburgh Fire Academy, 28 recruits — training to become firefighters — are drilled in all aspects of fire suppression.
On Hobart Street in Squirrel Hill, parking is hard to come by, but some lucky ones have a driveway that allows residents to get their car off the street.
It sounds absurd: tickets and warning letters for parking in your own driveway.
The job can be dangerous and difficult for sure, but you might be surprised to find out that of the city’s top 100 paid employees last year, more than half were firefighters, each making more than $115,000.
With the temperature set to soar into the mid-80s on Wednesday, Pittsburgh is opening four cooling centers to the public.