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DHS in the News Archive 2008


State law protects elderly from being taken from home
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 31, 2008

Elders' self-care puts family in tricky spot, experts say
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 31, 2008

Unexpected gift: Allegheny toy donations up despite downturn
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 25, 2008

Readers help feed hungry families now, but need exists all year
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 25, 2008

New grant funds for immediate needs
New Pittsburgh Courier, December 24, 2008

UCP Shines in County-wide Disability History Project
UCP News, December 22, 2008

ACCESS card users can get into museums for $1
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 22, 2008

Wood Street residents to keep homes despite foreclosure
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 17, 2008

Man's body recovered day after fruitless police search
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 17, 2008

Foreclosure threatens facility
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 16, 2008

We're working to connect families with afterschool programs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 15, 2008 (6th editorial down)

Money blocking adult abuse act
Pa. 1 of 5 states lacking adult protection law
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 15, 2008

Aid agencies stretched thin
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 14, 2008

Neighborly hand: Help arrives for the knocks of a hard economy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 13, 2008

Heating help eligibility, funding expands
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 13, 2008

Neighborly hand: Help arrives for the knocks of a hard economy
The Pittsburgh Channel, December 11, 2008

New Fund Aims To Aid First-Time Needy Families
The Pittsburgh Channel, December 11, 2008

Charity leaders to aid overtaxed local agencies 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 11, 2008

United Way awards $715,000 to senior-care agencies
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 11, 2008

New Fund Established To Help Families In Need
KDKA, December 10, 2008

New Fund Aims To Aid First-Time Needy Families
Neighbor Aid Fund Will Help With Current Economic Crisis

WTAE, December 10, 2008

Charities reach out to nonprofits
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 10, 2008

University of Pittsburgh and Sustainable Pittsburgh Host Fifth Annual Regional Equitable Development Summit, Dec. 11
News from Pitt, December 10, 2008

Pittsburgh Foundation announces campaign to support nonprofits
Pittsburgh Business Times, December 10, 2008

Pittsburgh Foundation To Announce Major Charitable Initiative
WPXI, December 10, 2008

County program helps children of prisoners
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 7, 2008

Social Services: Group says too many foster kids will never have a permanent home
Pittsburgh City Paper, December 4, 2008

Losing 2 relatives to gun violence toughens community leader's resolve 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 4, 2008

A Bright Future for J.J. (page 4)
Pennsylvania Child and Adolescent Service System Program Newsletter, December 2008

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More help with heating costs for Pennsylvanians
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 27, 2008

Plum senior center struggles to make ends meet
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 27, 2008

Port Authority, drivers reach tentative agreement; strike averted
Pittsburgh Business Times, November 26, 2008

New furnace warms woman's home -- and heart
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 26, 2008

United Way, foundations eyeing emergency fund
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 25, 2008

Counties appeal for help with human services
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 25, 2008

Shelters now help homeless kids with ABCs, too
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 21, 2008

University students focus on plight of homeless
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 21, 2008

Meet Brandon
New Pittsburgh Courier, November 20, 2008

CYF services help youths leaving system
New Pittsburgh Courier, November 20, 2008

At-home program gives new LIFE to senior outlook
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 20, 2008

Panel says youth discipline key to stopping violence
New Pittsburgh Courier, November 20, 2008

Interviews record lives of region's disabled
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 20, 2008

Voices of Our Region Sneak Peek
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 20, 2008

Foster system faulted for not placing kids
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 19, 2008

Making home additions
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 16, 2008

Severe weather shelter for homeless to open Downtown
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 15, 2008

Emergency shelter to open during severe winter weather 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 14, 2008 

Children’s Hospital of UPMC launches $100M capital campaign
Pittsburgh Business Times, November 14, 2008

Beaten Toddler Hospitalized; Mom's Boyfriend Arrested 
WTAE, November 13, 2008

Teens' death spurs anti-violence initiative
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 13, 2008

Severe weather shelter for homeless to open Downtown 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 13, 2008

Home renewal: Saving Wood Street Commons is essential
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 13, 2008

Huge need for energy aid means lines at county offices
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 13, 2008

Franco Harris Helps Kick Off LIHEAP Program 
WPXI, November 12, 2008

Man Arrested After Allegedly Beating Toddler
KDKA, November 12, 2008

Baldwin planners recommend against mental health facility
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 12, 2008

More LIHEAP Help Available This Winter
KDKA, November 12, 2008

Households combine generations to help care for each other 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 11, 2008

Tax revenue plunge chokes funding
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 9, 2008

Resource fair helps inmates prep for life after jail
TwinCities.com, Pioneer Press, November 9, 2008

More Pennsylvanians Will Have Utilities Shut Off
KDKA, November 6, 2008

Services can help senior citizens stay in their homes
Norwin Star, November 6, 2008

Caregiver transcends language barriers 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 6, 2008

Breaking down barriers: People who work as support staff get upgrade with CCAC program
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 5, 2008

What is the Ombudsman Program and How Does it Affect Seniors?
North Hills Monthly, November 2008

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Burial OK'd while Bethel Park man's estate disputed
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 29, 2008

19 crimes tied to mental health patients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 29, 2008

Foreclosure of Landlords Causing Eviction of Tenants 
Foreclosurelistings.com, October 24, 2008

Housing: Advocates now worry how landlord foreclosures will hurt tenants 
Pittsburgh City Paper, October 23, 2008

Foster parents told: No smoking
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 19, 2008

Love of children keeps White in foster care system 
New Pittsburgh Courier, October 16, 2008

In her 80s, Elaine Stritch begins to loosen up 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 16, 2008

Mother's killer sent to E. Liberty residential treatment 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 15, 2008

Father charged after 2-week-old left in Homewood alley
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 15, 2008

Department Of Human Services Offers Free Mental Health Test
WTAE, October 10, 2008

Baby Spotted Behind Pittsburgh Restaurant; Mom Charged
WTAE, October 9, 2008

Teen's case might be sent to Juvenile Court
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 9, 2008

Mother charged with abandoning infant in Homewood
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 9, 2008

Mother charged after baby left in car in Homewood
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, October 9, 2008

CYF, partners tackle foster care issues
The New Pittsburgh Courier, October 8, 2008

Can anti-violence model work here?
New Pittsburgh Courier, October 8, 2008

LIHEAP crisis centers open Nov. 3
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, October 4, 2008

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2 men die in separate shootings in city 
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, September 30, 2008

Program Helps Veterans Cope With Stress
KDKA TV, September 26, 2008

New anti-crime plan targets gang violence
The New Pittsburgh Courier, September 25, 2008

City officials to hasten work on anti-violence initiative
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, September 26, 2008

Crisis center plans cause furor in N. Point Breeze
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 22, 2008

Get-tough initiative to target city killings
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 20, 2008

City plots strategy to stop rash of killings
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 20, 2008

Pittsburgh targets youth crime
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 19, 2008

Pittsburgh seeks to reduce violent crime
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 19, 2008

Crisis Resolution?
Pittsburgh City Paper, September 18, 2008

County excels in some areas of foster care, is low in others
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 14, 2008

Nonprofits targeting violence with $925,000 initiative 
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, September 13, 2008

Children spend too much time in foster care, group contends
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 13, 2008

Children trapped in system 
York aily Record/York Sunday News, September 11, 2008

Homeless war vets receive assistance to rebuild their lives
New Pittsburgh Courier, September 11, 2008

Report finds too many Pa. children remain too long in foster care
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 11, 2008

Report: Some Pa. children languish in foster care 
Pennlive.com, September 10, 2008

Report details obstacles to stable foster care in Pa.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 10, 2008

Newsmaker: Marc Cherna 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 8, 2008

Are the mentally ill falling through the cracks?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 7, 2008

Pitt honors pair for community service
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 7, 2008

Braddock's mosaic and other such public art projects may help revitalize communities 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 05, 2008

The Families United Celebration was held at Schenley Park skating rink Aug. 22, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 
New Pittsburgh Courier, September 4, 2008

Pitt's Institute of Politics Bestows Coleman Award on Two Notable Pittsburghers
University of Pittsburgh, September 4, 2008

Stage Preview: Play tackles subject of urban violence
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 3, 2008

Bringing Together The Players
Chicago Reporter, September 2, 2008

Ombudsmen Help Seniors Receive Quality Long-term Care (pages 432-433)
Bulletin Allegheny County Medical Society, September, 2008 issue

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North Side man faces trial in July homicide over iPod transaction
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 30, 2008

Wood Street Commons hires company to draft financial plan
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 28, 2008

Gwen Elliott Family Activity Center celebrates first year
New Pittsburgh Courier, August 28, 2008

Homewood YMCA worker draws national attention
New Pittsburgh Courier, August 28, 2008

North Side couple charged with endangering children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 28, 2008

Police Uncover House Of Filth On North Side 
KDKA, August 28, 2008

Photos from CYF Families United Celebration at Schenley Park (images 1 to 3) 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 22, 2008

CYF Party Celebrates Reunited Families
WTAE TV 4, August 22, 2008

Last Politician Standing
Video Clips of Candidate's Comedy Night
Pittsburgh City Paper, August 21, 2008

Donated Backpacks Help Disadvantaged Children
KDKA, August 18, 2008

Turned Out: For some in foster care, turning 18 means hitting the streets
Pittsburgh City Paper, August 14, 2008

Pittsburgh Foundation distributes $13 million in grants, scholarships
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 14, 2008

County collecting school supplies
South Pittsburgh Reporter, August 12, 2008

Dead baby's mom seeks charges against day care owner 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 12, 2008

Child abuse can be thicket of uncertainty
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 11, 2008

Mentally handicapped in Pa. await more help
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 11, 2008

Local Group Fights Pittsburgh Violence
WPXI, August 10, 2008

W. Mifflin call center recruiting applicants 
The Daily News, August 8, 2008

Baby cut from mother to remain in county custody
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 8, 2008

Baby of slain McKeesport teen to stay in foster care
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 8, 2008

School supplies sought for county's needy children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 7, 2008

Press-of-button monitor may help stop abuse
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 5, 2008

Stu Bykofsky: 4 more candidates join annual comedy show
Philadelphia Daily News, August 4, 2008

72 killings set bloody pace in city, county 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 2, 2008

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Economic woes especially hard for elderly
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 31, 2008

County Council hears about housing concerns
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 31, 2008

County initiative doesn't want kids to drop the ball on their futures 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 30, 2008

County considers sending Shuman youth to Auberle 
The Daily News, July 30, 2008

County working with Auberle to reduce Shuman's population
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 29, 2008

Abused children often return to public care
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 28, 2008

Baby Cut From Slain Pennsylvania Woman's Womb Leaves Hospital
Fox News, July 24, 2008

Upbringing will be key for Johnson baby
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 24, 2008

Vigil Held For Last Week's Fatal Shooting In Sheraden
WPXI, July 23, 2008

Sister-in-law didn't believe accused was pregnant
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 23, 2008

Trouble began at 12 for woman accused in kidnap-killing
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 23, 2008

When parents aren't there, hospitals try to fill the void
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 22, 2008

Public hearing set for CYF Needs Based Plan
South Pittsburgh Reporter, July 22, 2008

Philadelphia Human Services Dept. gets 3rd provisional license
Philadelphia Inquirer, July 18, 2008

Seminar held to help inmates reintegrate
New Pittsburgh Courier, July 17, 2008

Area Under Another Ozone Action Day
KDKA TV, July 17, 2008

Walking in shoes of the poor
New Pittsburgh Courier, July 17, 2008

Rally against violence held in Perry South
New Pittsburgh Courier, July 17, 2008

Videoconferencing and Children’s Court
Face to Face Live, Inc. Blog, July 17, 2008

One Vision One Life’s Basketball Academy
Jasmine Gehris Photography, July 16, 2008

County begins videoconferencing for Children’s Court
South Pittsburgh Reporter, July 15, 2008

Business Notes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 11, 2008

Weekend Hotlist - Tween pop
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 10, 2008

Pennsylvania Children Waiting to Be Adopted Are Focus of Annual Conference
PRNewswire-USNewswire, July 9, 2008

Video testimony to help kids in court Hospitals, detention facilities participate
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 8, 2008

Allegheny County Children’s Court Launches Videoconferencing Pilot Program
The Legal Intelligencer, July 7, 2008

Allegheny Co. Youth Can Testify Via Video
WTAE, July 7, 2008

Video conference pilot program set for Children's Court
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 7, 2008

Allegheny County uses high-tech updates in court
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 7, 2008

Allegheny family court to pilot video conferencing
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 3, 2008

Fostering Hope
It takes all kinds of households to provide needy kids with a home

Pittsburgh City Paper, July 3, 2008

Allegheny family court to pilot video conferencing
Lebanon Daily News, July 2, 2008

County Council to weigh group homes proposal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 1, 2008

A Worthy Diversion
Pennsylvania has developed a model program to keep offenders with mental illness out of the criminal-justice system.

The American Prospect July/August 2008

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Home Alone: is Your Child Ready? with Georgia Hernandez and Tamara Hilko 
The Saturday Light Brigade, June 28, 2008

Homicide yields PROMISE and hope
The New Pittsburgh Courier, June 27, 2008

Former captive sues over safety
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 27, 2008

No place for teen curfew violators
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 26, 2008

Company targets child abuse in Allegheny County
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 26, 2008

Live Free and Die
Could an easier process of involuntary commitment have saved the life of a man killed by police?

Pittsburgh City Paper, June 26, 2008

Voices' gives disabled chance to share their inspiring stories
The Herald, June 25, 2008

Centralized strategy for mentally ill
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 24, 2008

Are kids ready to be left alone at home? 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 24, 2008

Mental health reach growing, UPMC to go on hiring spree
Pittsburgh Business Times, June 20, 2008

One Vision rally pleads for cease-fire
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 20, 2008

Summer Vacation: Is Your Child Ready To Be Home Alone?
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 19, 2008

North Point Breeze neighbors resist mental health center
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 19, 2008

Fatal Overnight Mt. Washington Shooting Second This Week
WTAE, June 19, 2008

Residents Urge Youth To Avoid Violence
WTAE, June 14, 2008

Mental health care in Allegheny County shifts to outpatients
Pittsburgh Business Times, June 13, 2008

A father's crusade in Jehru Donaldson's name
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 13, 2008

Pre-K Counts, Head Start stress early education
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 12, 2008

County program introduces graduates to government service
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 12, 2008

Senior Centers Staying Open To Provide Relief From Heat
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Monday, June 9, 2008

Despite new tools, no guarantees of prevention for mentally violent
New Pittsburgh Courier, June 5, 2008

Jails packed? Cut recidivism
Philadelphia Daily News, June 4, 2008

The doctor will see you now: at home
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 4, 2008

State told to do more to keep elderly out of nursing homes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 4, 2008

Volunteers of America’s Working Order program entrepreneurs participate in Voices of our Region, a project of Disability Connection
Volunteers of America, PA, June 3, 2008

Public hearing planned for Allegheny County agency on aging
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 3, 2008

pdf.gif Home Alone: Is Your Child Ready?
Allegheny County Medical Society Bulletin, June 2008 

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Not just in the city
Best drug customers are from suburbs, health department director says

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 22, 2008
Meetings set for public input on juvenile justice
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 22, 2008
Sunday Forum: Jail break
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 18, 2008
Sunday Forum: Life after lockup
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 18, 2008
Judge Introduces Mental-Health Court 
Daily Local.com, May 17, 2008 
Acting Labor Secretary Supports Pittsburgh AmeriCorps Volunteer in National Video Contest; Encourages Public to View, Vote
WTVM, May 16, 2008
Jackson presented with governor’s award
New Pittsburgh Courier, May 15, 2008
Vets needn't soldier on alone in Allegheny County
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 15, 2008
Jerry Harvey Inducted into the Cambridge Who's Who Executive, Professional & Entrepreneurial Registry
24-7PressRelease.com, May 14, 2008
Newsmaker: Kashawna Jackson
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 10, 2008
UPMC to run Allegheny County's behavioral health crisis care
Pittsburgh Business Times, May 9, 2008
4 Kids Left Home Alone; Boy Found Wandering Streets
WPXI, May 6, 2008
Newsmaker: Barbara Murock
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 5, 2008
Woodland Hills teachers speak out
Say school fighting has reached 'crisis' point

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 2, 2008
Word gets out, help pours in for program for local troubled youth 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 1, 2008
pdf.gif Disability Connection Seeks Local Voices for Upcoming CD (page 18) 
Pittsburgh Senior News, May 2008
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Local Drug Overdose Problems: Pitt School Of Pharmacy And Allegheny County Human Services To Co-Sponsor Conference
WebWire.com, April 30, 2008

In the arms of family: Sue Kushner's story
Lives and houses are adapted in different ways to keep elderly parents at home

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 30, 2008

Daily Photo Gallery - Mural Painting: “Parenting Is One Tough Job”  (photo 4 of 5)
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 26, 2008

Elaine Plunkets Talks About "Parenting: One Tough Job" Mural
The Saturday Light Brigade, April 26, 2008

Community Holds Vigil For Young Shooting Victim
WPXI, April 24, 2008

Squirrel Hill woman named national trustee of ALS group
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 24, 2008

Former donors now visiting food banks
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 24, 2008

Local Expert: Girls Behaving Badly More Commonly
KDKA, April 17, 2008

Project Prom makes donated dresses available Photo
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 17, 2008

Vigil Against Violence Held In Perry Hilltop
WPXI, April 16, 2008

Celebration of Success luncheon recognizes young people
New Pittsburgh Courier, April 10, 2008

Father accused of leaving three boys alone in squalor
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 4, 2008

Mayview remains on track to close by end of the year
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 4, 2008

Moon Twp. Father Charged With Child Endangerment
KDKA, April 3, 2008

Underage drinking town hall topic
Valley Independent, April 2, 2008

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Pittsburgh Group Gathers At Site Where Mail Carrier Was Shot
WTAE, March 28, 2008

Man slain near Manchester Elementary
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 28, 2008

Man fatally shot outside Manchester school
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 27, 2008

Letter carrier shot in holdup attempt
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 27, 2008

Neighborhoods: North Siders spar over homeless population
Pittsburgh City Paper, March 20, 2008

Local homeless kids get positive lessons
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 20, 2008

Imagery, not bar, to blame
Pittsburgh Dish, March 19, 2008

Concerned citizens rally for peace on North Side
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 19, 2008

Stop The Violence Vigil Held At Shooting Scene
WPXI, March 18, 2008

Anti-violence march set for tonight outside North Side bar
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 18, 2008

Violence response planned outside North Side bar
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 17, 2008

Rally Cancelled
Pittsburgh Dish, March 17, 2008

Brothers shot, 1 dies in spray of gunfire
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 14, 2008

Making a push to treat mental health issues
San Diego Union-Tribune, March 17, 2008

Richard Garland, the Executive Director of One Vision One Life, is interviewed about what's going on in Pittsburgh - Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part4
KDKA Lynn Hayes-Freeland Show, March 9, 2008

Nassau officials say privacy laws hinder probes
Newsday.com, March 9, 2008

Allegheny County's One Life founder up for honor
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 6, 2008

Letters to the Editor – Home-care Solutions
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 5, 2008

Woman pleads guilty to endangerment in beating death of son
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 4, 2008

Child agency was seen as making improvements
Newsday.com, March 3, 2008

Closing puts self-destructive people at risk
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 3, 2008

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Allegheny County Medical Society Bulletin, March 2008

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Pittsburgh Gangs: Ex-Members Explain The Life, Offer Outreach
WTAE, February 29, 2008

Mayview wants to ease patients' transition
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 25, 2008

County's foster care system may inspire state
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 22, 2008

Mayview patients' care is topic of adult class
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 22, 2008

Downtown hearing set on state foster care system
ittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 16, 2008

Senate Committee Hearing on Foster Care Scheduled for Pittsburgh
PASenate.com, February 15, 2008

Allegheny County Jail program gets thumbs-up
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 13, 2008

Pitt Study Shows That Providing Wide Array of Human Services At Allegheny County Jail Reduces Recidivism and Increases Public Safety
University of Pittsburgh: News from Pitt, February 12, 2008

Recidivism Study
WDUQ News, February 12, 2008

Sunday Forum: Raising the stakes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 10, 2008

Glitz & Glamour of Prom
Community Options, Inc. iMatter, February 7, 2008

North Side gangs call truce
New Pittsburgh Courier, February 7, 2008

Allegheny County DA vows to retake city from gangs a 'block at a time'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 7, 2008

Hundreds mourn girl slain in shooting
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 6, 2008

Children's Deaths Prompt Some Pittsburgh Gangs To Drop Guns
WTAE News, February 6, 2008

North Side girl mourned
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 6, 2008

Child's death spurs gang cease-fire
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 5, 2008

Some Pittsburgh Gang Leaders Agree To Cease-Fire
WTAE News, February 5, 2008

Stop The Violence Vigil To Be Held On North Side
KDKA News, February 4, 2008

Community Call For End to Street Violence
KDKA News, February 4, 2008

Community Bulletin Board: Project Prom
Green Tree Times, February 2008

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Pittsburgh Senior News, February 2008

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Community to fight gang violence
KDKA, January 31, 2008

Pittsburgh police working to dismantle North Side gangs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 31, 2008

LIHEAP grants increased to maximum of $500
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 31, 2008

Low-income home energy assistance increased
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 31, 2008

Letter to the editor/South: Marketing manager says all is well at Century III Mall
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 24, 2008

Study finds county ill-prepared to deal with gambling problems
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 23, 2008

Front line violence foes say series brings needed attention
New Pittsburgh Courier, January 17, 2008

One Life One Vision speaks out, literally
New Pittsburgh Courier, January 17, 2008
program name is actually "One Vision One Life" 

Bridesmaids familiar with horrors of '27 Dresses'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 17, 2008

'Safe' Market Square will draw crowd: Piatt
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 16, 2008

County sponsors series, Pathway to Possibilities
South Pittsburgh Reporter, January 16, 2008

Business Gallery - Speakers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 16, 2008

Safe at home
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 15, 2008

Pittsburgh officers' actions under review
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 11, 2008

Escape Artist
Pittsburgh City Paper, January 10, 2008

Child Abuse Editorial
Tribune-Review January 9, 2008

On The Mend: From nursing home to a home of her own
Second of two parts

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 06, 2008

North Side mom accused of fleeing with children charged
Tribune-Review, January 5, 2008

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