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Park Rangers Hired For County And City Parks

Visitors to Allegheny County parks or the city’s Schenley Park will soon see men and women in a different kind of uniform — that of park ranger.

06/11/2015

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Season Pool Passes for Allegheny County

Summer is right around the corner and it’s time to get your pool passes in Allegheny County.

05/14/2015

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Kennywood Hot Dog Eating Contest Part Of Celebrate America

You might spend the Fourth of July leisurely eating grilled hamburgers or hot dogs, but a few people will take it a step farther with a competitive eating contest.

04/28/2015

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Allegheny County Seeking Lifeguards For Summer

Allegheny County officials say the Parks Department needs more lifeguards for this summer.

04/27/2015

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Register For County Parks Programs Online

It will now be easier for you to enjoy parks in Allegheny County. The Parks Department has moved to a seasonal online guide, which park-goers can register for programs and pay for them at the […]

03/23/2015

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CitiParks Roving Art Cart

You may know where yarns come from, but do your kids?

06/27/2014

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Guide To Disney World

Pack up the family and head out for a vacation at the “Happiest Place on Earth.” As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.

06/11/2014

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Drilling Under Schools, Parks Working In Parts Of Washington Co.

When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.

04/24/2014

Bluegrass & Beyond Music Festival

The proceeds from the Bluegrass & Beyond Music Festival will go towards maintenance and improvements for Harmony’s parks.

09/06/2013

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Best Outdoor Theaters In Pittsburgh

Take advantage of the gorgeous weather this summer and fall by taking in a performance at one of the Pittsburgh Area’s outdoor theaters.

06/03/2013

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Best Places To See Flowers This Spring In Pittsburgh

Whether it’s wildflowers growing in the city’s parks or the dazzling varieties of flowers that fill the area’s botanical gardens, if it’s the best places to see flowers this spring in Pittsburgh that interests you, then look no further.

03/09/2013

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Could Pittsburgh Be The Next Paris?

Paris is a destination for millions of tourists, but could that be the future Pittsburgh with some sensible healthy-focused city planning?

12/26/2012

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Allegheny County Park’s Director Discusses Fall Weather & Local Parks

KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte along with Andy Amrhein from the True Value Home Improvement hour talk with Andy Baechle, director of Allegheny County Parks.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/22/2012

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Best Parks To Walk Your Dogs

Enjoy taking your dog for a walk or run? The Pittsburgh area boasts some great public trails to enjoy nature with your best friend!

10/28/2011

A Bash Hash beer stop on the North Shore

Hashing With Pittsburgh’s Hash House Harriers

If you enjoy running and drinking beer, you may be interested in checking out the Pittsburgh Hash House Harriers.

10/22/2011

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