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Nearly 30 Pittsburgh students complete inaugural Youth Civic Leadership Academy

Nearly 30 Pittsburgh students on Tuesday were recognized for completing the city’s inaugural Youth Civic Leadership Academy, a 15-week program that allowed students to earn college credits while learning about local government. “I wanted to expose these kids to something greater than what they see every day,” Mayor Ed...
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Pennsylvania is a top state for singles and Pittsburgh makes Valentine's Day list, new study shows

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- If you are looking for a valentine, turns out, Pennsylvania is not a bad place to be, according to a new survey.In fact, another similar study ranks Pittsburgh as one of the places to go for Valentine's Day.A new ranking from WalletHub names the Best and Worst States for Singles. Pennsylvania is near the top of the list, rounding out the top five best states for single people.Above us on the list: California, New York, Florida and Texas.Sorry to our southern neighbors though. Turns out, West Virginia is the worst place to be if you're single, according...

Child welfare algorithm faces Justice Department scrutiny

FILE – Case work supervisor Jessie Schemm looks over the first screen of software used by workers who field calls at an intake call screening center for the Allegheny County Children and Youth Services, in Penn Hills, Pa. The Justice Department has been scrutinizing a controversial artificial intelligence tool used by a Pittsburgh-area child protective services agency following concerns that it could result in discrimination against families with disabilities, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)


Eight people from Indiana County were recently named to Pittsburgh Business Central’s Top 100 of 2023 list. Dave Reed, Senior Vice President and Pennsylvania state president of First Commonwealth Bank. Laura Herrington, Executive Director of the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. Joe Reschini, President of the Reschini Group and CEO...

Pittsburgh region's unemployment rate flat at 4%

The Pittsburgh region’s unemployment rate held steady in December at 4%, as more people are both looking for work and finding it, according to data released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor & Industry. It was the second consecutive month that the jobless rate in the seven-county area...

Charges dropped against former Pittsburgh mayoral candidate Tony Moreno

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Harassment charges that had been filed against Tony Moreno, the former Republican candidate for Pittsburgh mayor have been thrown out. Moreno had been accused of pointing a shotgun at a man in his Brighton Heights neighborhood.He denied the accusations and on Monday, a judge dismissed the charges.Moreno's lawyer told the Tribune-Review it was a neighborly dispute.

Greensburg YMCA seeking help for staffing crisis

GREENSBURG, Pa. — The Greensburg YMCA is looking for help in the midst of what officials called a staffing crisis Tuesday. The lack of staff has forced the YMCA to cut multiple programs and temporarily close the Early Childhood Learning Center. "We get letters from parents, seemingly in tears,...

Martin Luther King Jr. made everlasting impacts on Pittsburgh citizens

Throughout the mid 1950s to his death in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. actively advocated for social justice for black Americans nationwide. He is most recognized for his “I Have a Dream” speech, and also for being the reason behind the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. Although his work was broad, it had a great impact on the history of black individuals in the Pittsburgh area, and countless people around the world.

Puttery brings new nightlife to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – Adults can enjoy creative cocktails and golf-related leisure at Puttery, the newest socializing experience opening Feb. 17 in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. Puttery will anchor The Vision on Fifteenth, an eight-story, mixed-use building featuring 275,000 square feetof commercial, research and retail space at 116 15th St., one block from the Allegheny River.

Happening this month in Downtown Pittsburgh: February 2023

Winter is in full swing and it’s the perfect time to cozy up and watch a show, listen to live music, or go on an indoor adventure. Here’s a look ahead at some of the events, shows, and live concerts happening around ‘tahn this month. For a...

Filings show six-figure checks and a competitive race for Allegheny County executive

John Weinstein, Michael Lamb and Sara Innamorato each raised six figures last year, setting up an expensive race to May 16 primaries. The post Filings show six-figure checks and a competitive race for Allegheny County executive appeared first on PublicSource. PublicSource is a nonprofit news organization serving the Pittsburgh region. Visit to read more.