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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki said tonight the state of the City is good, but could be much better if the City could resolve internal and external pressures that are making it extremely difficult to balance annual operating budgets, let alone have money for new initiatives. Generally speaking, the Mayor said ...
The general manager of 91.3 WYEP-FM, Goldstein was there to moderate the Pittsburgh Music Ecosystem Project Town Hall Meeting, a mouthful of a ... When it was announced last fall that the city's long-standing community-supported radio station was banding with city government and the PDP, many in ...

Sometime between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., Pittsburgh's official Twitter account, @CityPGH, retweeted a tweet from an account named "WHITE NATIONALIST" in ... media in posts, like the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WTAE, as well as official government accounts like the city of Pittsburgh or state of Pennsylvania.
New Castle City Councilman Michael J. Quaranta will be the next leader of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. The chamber announced Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Quaranta would take over for retiring president Rich Heffron, effective June 30, 2018. “We are thrilled to have Mike as our new ...
The diversion is part of guidelines developed in 2016 that use parking-tax revenues to help pay for projects that create quality, full-time jobs for Pittsburgh residents; increase the city's tax base; leverage substantial private investment; improve the city's infrastructure; and provide benefits to the community.

That department, which had a total 2017 budget of $10,381,964, was created to “foster technology innovation in city government and the broader ... with Allegheny County and the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Social and Urban Research to establish the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center, ...
Locally, the race for Rothfus' seat is just one of the many that might lead to changes in 2018. In fact, the Pittsburgh region will see two special elections decided before November, thanks to two politicians vacating their seats. Here's Pittsburgh City Paper's guide to the political races to watch this year.

Then that summer, more than 200 residents of the Penn Plaza apartment complex in East Liberty were given eviction notices, and Pittsburgh's affordable-housing crisis took center stage. Much has happened since then, including continuing disputes around the Penn Plaza site and more legislative activity ...
The plan also proposes that by 2030, City of Pittsburgh governmental operations will run on 100 percent renewable electricity, with a vehicle fleet ... heavily on a handful of civic and business leaders, says Lindsay Baxter, program manager for energy and climate for the Pennsylvania Environmental Council ...
Auditor-General Eugene DePasquale report finds Pittsburgh Zoo and others receive free water from struggling PWSA ... While the audit expresses concern with city government's influence on PWSA, it is my duty to protect this valuable city asset and the safe water owed to the people I represent as Mayor.
Capping decades of racially charged controversy over the 117-year-old bronze memorial to the famed songwriter, the city's Art Commission voted unanimously to remove it from public view and seek a new home where its 19th-century stylings might be given some context. CP file photo. After taking final ...
In April, Pittsburgh City Paper reported about a video showing Pittsburgh City Councilor Darlene Harris honking at a cyclist who was obeying all traffic laws and yelling at him to “get in the damn bike lane,” when there was no bike lane to ride in. This video was from 2016, but the story ran when Harris was ...
When longtime Penn Plaza residents Myrtle Stern and Maybel Duffy were forced to vacate their East Liberty homes earlier this year, their options for replacement housing were limited. They need elevator access, as they are in their 70s and have trouble navigating stairs. “I have arthritis and a metal knee,” ...
In 2015, when Pittsburgh's Department of City Planning went out to count the number of cyclists on city roads, four Oakland intersections saw 124 cyclists pass by per ... Pittsburgh has installed bike lanes on these streets, including the city's first counter-flow bike lane on Forbes, adding another piece to the ...
After 43 years, the Pennsylvania Department of Health's Bureau of Vital Records is about to move out of New Castle. Mayor Anthony Mastrangelo said he has received confirmation that the office and its 37 employees would be pulling out of the city and taking up residence in Neshannock Township.


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