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Oakland restaurants adjust to on-site alcohol serving restrictions

Fuel and Fuddle will remain open for takeout.
July 7, 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.
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.
November 18, 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.
November 14, 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.
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.
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.
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)
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...

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