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Fire at U. S. Steel plant cuts power to key pollution control systems

Fire at U. S. Steel plant cuts power to key pollution control systems

By Jon Moss, News Editor

June 18, 2019

An electrical fire occurred at U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke Works plant early Monday morning rendering desulfurization, or pollution control, systems inoperational, according to the Allegheny County Health Department.

Cathedral Cafe passes health department reinspection

Cathedral Cafe passes health department reinspection

By Jon Moss, News Editor

May 24, 2019

The Cathedral Cafe passed a Friday reinspection by the Allegheny County Health Department after being cited for eight health code violations last Monday.

Cathedral Cafe cited for 8 health code violations

Cathedral Cafe cited for 8 health code violations

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

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

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.

Market Central passes health department reinspection

Market Central passes health department reinspection

By Jon Moss, Contributing Editor

April 16, 2019

Market Central passed a Tuesday reinspection by the Allegheny County Health Department after being cited for nine health code violations last Monday.

Las Palmas remains open after several health inspections

Las Palmas remains open after several health inspections

By Joanna Li, News Editor

February 5, 2019

After at least three visits from the Allegheny County Health Department since it was ordered to close Jan. 24, Las Palmas #2, the Oakland location of the Mexican grocery and restaurant, was reinspected Feb. 5 and permitted to remain open.

Uncle Sam’s Subs cited for multiple health-code violations

Uncle Sam’s Subs cited for multiple health-code violations

By Sarah Shearer, Assistant News Editor

September 7, 2018

Uncle Sam's Subs in Oakland received multiple health code violations in an inspection report Sept. 4.

Allegheny County Health Department issues consumer alert at Popeyes

Allegheny County Health Department issues consumer alert at Popeyes

By Grant Burgman | News Editor

May 15, 2018

The Allegheny County Health Department issued a consumer alert Friday to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen on Fifth Avenue for an infestation of mice. Inspectors reportedly found a live mouse in the office and another live mouse in the basement of the restaurant, and found dead mice in the kitchen and on ...

Original Milano’s Pizza receives consumer alert for code violations

Original Milano’s Pizza receives consumer alert for code violations

By Janine Faust / Assistant News Editor

October 7, 2017

Original Milano’s Pizza was issued a consumer alert from the Allegheny Health Department Friday for numerous code violations. Malfunctioning refrigeration, evidence of mice and a lack of soap at the handwashing sink were among the violations the health department found at the restaurant located on the 3600 b...

Thai Hana temporarily closed until violations resolved

Thai Hana temporarily closed until violations resolved

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor

August 31, 2017

The Allegheny County Health Department issued a consumer alert for Thai Hana and Sushi Bar Tuesday. According to the ACHD, the presence of roaches, flies and bags of rice infested by moths were among the reasons for issuing the alert for the restaurant located on the 3600 block of Fifth Avenue. ...

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