There are no suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola in the county, but the Health Dept., Emergency Services and the Airport are prepared in the event the region does see a case. The Health Dept. will continue to collaborate with all of the county’s first responders and health systems.
Did you know that Allegheny County school districts identified ~1,800 children as homeless at some point in 2013? The Homeless Children’s Education Fund is hosting events during the week of Oct. 19-26 to bring awareness to the issue & support the education of homeless children.
Have you attended a Community Health Assessment meeting yet? The Health Dept. is in the midst of 13 public meetings to share info about county health & to hear from residents. The next meetings are on 10/20 at Ohio Valley Hospital & 10/22 at the McKeesport YMCA at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for spine-tingling tales and hauntingly funny ones, at 7:00 p.m. on Oct. 24 at Harrison Hills Park and Oct. 25 at White Oak Park! Stories are appropriate for ages 5 & older. All kids ages 5-12 will receive a surprise. Wear a Halloween costume for a chance to win prizes. Get the details.
Nearly two out of three Americans 15 years of age or older know a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, and domestic violence homicides claim the lives of three women every day. Resources and help are available. Everyone should be able to live free from fear.
There are lots of great fall activities in the nine Allegheny County Parks. Plus, you just can’t beat the beautiful fall foliage in the parks, so get out and take a walk, jog or drive and enjoy the leaves before they’re gone!
Inc.: Sept. 18, 1880. Area: 0.6 sq. mi. Pop.: 3,165. The building of the Pennsylvania Railroad, glass factory, and first iron mill, led to a period of rapid growth and prosperity. In 1883, Andrew Carnegie bought the Homestead Steel Works.