Volunteer crossing guard protects students from Penn Ave. motorists Story by Andrew McKeon, The Bulletin ABOVE: Volunteer crossing guard Rose Parker remains steadfast in the face of oncoming Penn Ave. traffic. She also remains skeptical of local drivers' reaction time during rush hour. Read more in the August 2018 Bulletin. Photo by Andrew McKeon. Garfield - Rose Parker keeps her head on a swivel as she looks up and down Penn Ave. The citizen crossing guard has lots of advice, both metaphorical and literal, for dangerous drivers that zoom past her unofficial post at the intersection of N. Millvale and Penn Aves. [...]
East End Fruit Cart brings fresh food to underserved neighbors Story by Andrew McKeon, the Bulletin ABOVE: At the East End Fruit Cart in Mellon Park, Jamel Haden (left) helps customers like Lando DePaulo - and his dog Lemmy - find the right fruit on a breezy July day. Haden and his two teenage co-workers use the mobile cart to bring fresh fruit to underserved neighborhoods throughout the city’s East End. Follow the East End Fruit Cart story below. Photo by John Colombo. East End – Last year, when Tim Lydon returned to his hometown of Pittsburgh after [...]
The Allegheny Lead Safe Homes Program seeks to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in approximately 175 eligible units throughout Allegheny County, including the City of Pittsburgh. To find out whether your dwelling is eligible for free lead paint remediation, visit the program's website.
Wellness Wednesdays kick off on Feb. 15th with a heart health event in Garfield. Click here for more info: http://tinyurl.com/WellWeds