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Parking Problems: Will more permits ease the South Side residents' parking woes?

Parking Problems: Will more permits ease the South Side residents' parking woes?

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My upcoming story on Pittsburgh's University Preparatory school.

District 9 City Council candidate Judith Ginyard stands out at forum — Two days after a shooting in Homewood drew a SWAT team to the neighborhood's streets, District 9 Pittsburgh City Council candidate Judith Ginyard drew a standing ovation at an election forum for her criticism of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and police brutality.

Chelsa Wagner takes aim at gender pay gap and opponent Mark Flaherty — Earlier today, Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner gathered a group of women and men for a rally to recognize National Equal Pay Day. The event was created by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 in an effort to raise awareness about the gap between men's and women's wages.

At Second Breakfast, diners can indulge in the morning meal all day long — When local chef Thomas Wood wanted to find a way to make local organic food more accessible to city residents, breakfast seemed like the perfect meal to focus on. "Breakfast is what I've always enjoyed cooking [for] most for my friends," says Wood.

Despite conviction, prison, former Pittsburgh City Councilor Twanda Carlisle wants another shot at public service — When life-long Homewood resident Victoria Young thinks of former Pittsburgh City Councilor Twanda Carlisle, she fondly remembers the time they spent singing in the church choir together. "Her and her mom are wonderful people," Young says today. "She's such a wonderful person."

Pittsburgh Public Schools board candidate Lynda Wrenn commits to closing opportunity gap — District 4 school-board candidate Lynda Wrenn says Pittsburgh Public Schools has an equity problem. If that problem continues, she says, it could hurt more than just the students and families in "bad schools," and damage the district's reputation as a whole.

Leaks in the System — Last April, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority began installing advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) throughout the city. The new AMI uses wireless signals to transmit meter data to PWSA and promises to help residents better monitor their water usage.

School-board candidate Tracy Link identifies budget as top issue — As a parent volunteer, Mount Washington resident Tracy Link has helped implement a number of education and social programs at the schools her children attend. At South Hills Middle School, she helped run a character-building program that was reinforced by local businesses and saw students engaging with their neighbors at local senior centers.

Candidates file petitions for 2015 election in Allegheny County — Today was the deadline for filing petitions for the 2015 primary election in May. While many candidates had already announced their campaigns, there were some surprises at the Allegheny County Election Division. Among them was veteran school board member Mark Brentley who filed petitions to run for Pittsburgh City Council District 1.

Allegheny County Democratic Committee endorses candidates for 2015 election — click to enlarge Bagpipers, street food vendors, and green shamrock T-shirts. Passers-by might have mistaken today's festivities at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local union headquarters in the South Side for an early St. Patrick's Day celebration.

Pittsburgh teachers union endorses school board candidates — Today, the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Local 400 announced its endorsements for the upcoming May primary school-board election. Four seats are up for grabs and three incumbent school directors - Mark Brentley, Sherry Hazuda and Bill Isler - have all announced they will not run for re-election. District 2 Rep.
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Apr 16, 2015

The District 9 candidate forum has ended in a verbal fight between candidate Judith Ginyard and a member of the audience #Election2015

Apr 16, 2015

District 9 City Council candidates Andre Young, Judith Ginyard, Twanda Carlisle, Ricky Burgess at candidate forum in Homewood #Election2015

Apr 01, 2015

Despite conviction, prison, former Pittsburgh City Councilor Twanda Carlisle wants another shot at public service…

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