A Pittsburgh Allderdice High School senior speaks on the challenges and gifts of having intersecting identities on this episode of From the Source podcast.
Pittsburgh Public Schools’ 2023 budget has been described as “status quo,” but without concrete long-term solutions to stabilize the operating deficit and amid dependency on one-time federal funding, the district’s future financial health could be vulnerable to unforeseen economic changes. The district [PPS] introduced a preliminary general fund budget of $675.9 million for 2023. The…
The Oakland zoning plan would create three new districts and expand the city’s inclusionary zoning district into Oakland, requiring developers to keep a portion of new residential units at affordable prices.
Mayor Ed Gainey’s proposed capital budget wouldn’t start construction on any major bridge projects in 2023, and it projects seven to finish in 2026 or later.
Brookline’s Moore Park boasts a water spray feature on its playground, an abundance of sports courts and fields and a pool that recently underwent a $900,000 renovation. Just a 1.5-mile drive away in Beltzhoover, McKinley Park features deteriorating tennis courts, a football field flanked by a corroded retaining wall and a skate park that resembles…
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For some Black families in Pittsburgh, finding the right school means choosing between diversity and academic rigor
For Doris Harvin-Taylor, navigating the options for schools in Pittsburgh is “exhausting.” Her 12-year-old son Joshua attends The Neighborhood Academy, a private college preparatory school. She and her husband, Kwame Taylor, like the student diversity and values of the school,…
The eclectic collection of works in “Soma Grossa” at Brew House Gallery is meant to show connections between fatness and other identities, such as queerness, as well as ideas about morbidity and morality.
‘The easy out?’ Data suggest police retain deep role in behavioral health crises, even as some push for alternatives
For years, police have maintained a prominent presence within Allegheny County’s behavioral health crisis response system. That’s increasingly evident in “302” petitions for involuntary psychiatric commitment, a tool used when responding to some of the most severe behavioral health crises.
Executive Decision: These issues, questions and people may define Allegheny County’s next big election
The next election facing Allegheny County voters: choosing a new county executive for the first time since 2011.
In 2019, Giant Eagle’s real estate company ECHO Realty announced plans to demolish the grocery store on Shakespeare Street along with the rest of the buildings on the lot on Penn and Shady avenues. The company revised design plans after…
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