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Oakland restaurants adjust to on-site alcohol serving restrictions

Fuel and Fuddle will remain open for takeout.

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

July 8, 2020

Allegheny County Health Department ordered the closure of “bars, restaurants, nightclubs, casinos and taverns” and cancelled all events of more than 25 people to prevent large groups of people from gathering.

County officials announce two COVID-19 cases in City

Pitt announced it is reviewing its pandemic preparedness plan, which includes setting up a centralized website for reliable updates about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

By Janine Faust, Jon Moss, and Benjamin Nigrosh

March 14, 2020

Allegheny County officials announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the City at a Saturday afternoon press conference.

Halal Pitt food cart opens again after reinspection

The Halal Pitt food truck was permitted by the Allegheny County Health Department to reopen on Friday after being closed for multiple safety violations.

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

November 19, 2019

An Allegheny County Health Department inspector cleared the halal food cart to reopen one day after it was ordered to close.

Halal Pitt food cart ordered to close after health inspection

Allegheny County Health Department called for the temporary closure of the Halal Pitt food cart for health violations.

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

November 15, 2019

The Halal Pitt cart, which is not affiliated with the University, was placed on red placard status after it received nine violations during an ACHD inspection.

Market Central cited for 5 low-risk health code violations

 Market Central was cited by the Allegheny County Health Department for five health code violations Thursday.

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 31, 2019

The Allegheny County Health Department cited Market Central for five health code violations Thursday.

Cathedral Cafe cited for 8 health code violations

The Cathedral Cafe has been cited for eight health code violations in the Allegheny County Health Department’s most recent inspection of the facility.

By Jon Moss, News Editor

May 14, 2019

The Cathedral Cafe was cited by the Allegheny County Health Department for eight health code violations Monday. The facility, located in the basement of the Cathedral of Learning, received one high-risk, two medium-risk and five low-risk violations.

Pittsburgh receives “F” for air quality despite decades of improvement

U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke Works plant.

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Pittsburgh has made strides in distancing itself from its industrial past, but the region remains plagued by lingering air quality concerns.

When environmental groups overstep, progress halts

Ginger Brooks Takahashi (right) protested during the Lawrenceville Steel Foundry Public Hearing Monday night at Arsenal Middle School. (Photo by Aaron Schoen | Staff Photographer)

By Brian Gentry | Columnist

December 6, 2017

The auditorium of Arsenal Middle School contained an eclectic mix of people Monday night. In the middle aisle, a sharply dressed younger crowd in scarves and thick-rimmed glasses conversed with representatives from environmental groups such as PennEnvironment and Lawrenceville United. Meanwhile, gruff, blue-...

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