The American Assoc. of People with Disabilities, Allegheny Conf. on Community Dev. & Allegheny County are hosting the 2014 Disability Employment Summit on Oct. 14. Individuals, corporations, agencies, advocates, friends & family are welcome -- register today.
Sept. 15-Oct. 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the history, culture, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Read the proclamation to learn more.
The Health Dept. is hosting 13 public meetings to share information about the current health of the county and to hear from residents about what issues affect their community’s health. The next meetings are Sept. 29 at Shaler High School and Oct. 1 at Baldwin High School at 6:30 p.m.
Click here to educate yourself about this treatable disease, find a low-cost screening location near you, participate in a run/walk, or donate to support research.
The Duquesne City School District became the County’s first Live Well School last week! They hosted a Move-a-Thon for the students, are incorporating fresh fruits and vegetables at all meals, and are enhancing health education. Congrats to the staff, teachers, and students!
Inc.: Oct. 5, 1887. Area:2.09 sq. mi. Pop.: 15,930. Originally part of Wilkins Twp., Wilkinsburg was annexed to Pittsburgh in 1873. Pa. Supreme Court overturned annexation in 1876, returning it to Wilkins Twp. until it became an independent borough in 1887.