'Mayor's Night Out' in Homewood brings storm of issues to forefront
(UrbanMediaToday) - Mayor
Bill Peduto brought his Tuesday “Night Out” in Homewood to an end nearly an
hour late in consideration of the Westinghouse High School staffers who needed
to close the building.
The meeting, which Mayoral staffers
call one of the best attended thus far, was an effort to reach out to community
members in Peduto’s “Open Government” policy. Also present to address community
concerns were Directors, Chiefs, and the Acting Chief of Police Cameron McLay.
In the audience were numerous members of the Mayor’s staff, as well as City
Council Representative Reverend Ricky Burgess, State Representative Ed Gainey,
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, County Council Representative Bill
Robinson and Pittsburgh Board of Education Representatives Sylvia Wilson and
City of Pittsburgh seeks partners for public art grant
PITTSBURGH, PA, (OCTOBER 22, 2014)– The City of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that it has been invited to apply for the newly announced Public Art Challenge Grant, offered by Bloomberg Philanthropies.
Announced by Bloomberg Philanthropies on October 13th, 2014, the grant allows mayors of municipalities with populations of more than 30,000 to apply as lead applicant, with an artist or arts organization as a partner. To this end, the City of Pittsburgh is offering a Partner Application, and is requesting that all interested artists and arts organizations that wish to partner with the City of Pittsburgh on this grant opportunity please utilize this application document in order to make such a request.
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21 – State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, today announced approval of a $250,000 state grant toward construction of the Mon Wharf Switchback, which is intended to create the final connection to Point State Park from the Great Allegheny Passage trail network.
Pittsburgh park, stormwater improvement projects awarded $300,000
HARRISBURG, Oct. 22 – State Rep. Ed Gainey said the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved two grants totaling $300,000 for a park project and a stormwater improvement project in Pittsburgh.
A $150,000 grant to the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh will be used to hire consultants to design a 3-acre park located between the neighborhoods of Larimer and East Liberty. The area was once a vibrant neighborhood but fell into disarray with the collapse of the industrial economy.
(UrbanMediaToday) -- Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf will face off in the November 4th general election. UrbanMediaToday, takes a closer look at the candidates for the Pennsylvania Governor's seat.
Stacey Dash: Minorities feel 'worthless,' have 'plantation mentality' under Dems
(TheGrio) - Well, it looks like Clueless star Stacey Dash has put her foot in her mouth yet again.
The 47-year-old actress appeared Tuesday on Fox News’ Hannity and gave her revealing insight on the social welfare programs supported by the Democratic party.
1. Well, it’s certainly nice to see the Pittsburgh Steelers fight hard to get a win. Such took place when they came back from a 13-0 deficit to beat the Houston Texans 30-26 on Monday Night Football. It was their 16th straight home Monday Night win.
2. And of course the amazing part of it all was that they scored 24 points not just in the 2nd quarter alone, but in only 2:54, which included 3 TDs in the final 1:13. No seriously, if you blinked or walked away from the TV, you would’ve missed it.