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DHS in the News Archive 2009

DECEMBER

Christie is right on need for new approach to nonviolent drug offenders
NJ Voices, December 30, 2009

County controller urges bigger audit crackdown
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 28, 2009

Ex-nursing home resident delighted by new apartment
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 25, 2009

Help Available For Those Suffering During Holiday Season
WTAE, December 21, 2009

Jerome Bettis, and his mother, Gladys, reads Christmas stories
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 18, 2009

Bettis, mother read to children at SouthSide Works
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 18, 2009

Video: Jerome Bettis reads Christmas Stories to Children
WTAE-TV, December 17, 2009

Video: A Very Special Storytime with Jerome and Gladys Bettis
Vivo, December 17, 2009

Letters to the Editor: Good for children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 15, 2009

Setting Up Santa's Shop (photo 12)
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 14, 2009

$15 million computer system makes agency more accountable
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, December 14, 2009

Youth support partners have learned from experience 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, December 14, 2009

Support centers give families a place to interact
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, December 14, 2009

Milwaukee child welfare system can learn from Pittsburgh area
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, December 14, 2009

Program empowers families to make decisions
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, December 14, 2009

Photo Gallery: Foster care solutions in Pittsburgh
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, December 14, 2009

'Holiday Project' Receives Thousands Of Donations
KDKA, December 14, 2009

Laurels & Lances (3rd Down)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 11, 2009

Urban League Ron Brown Dinner honors local legends 
New Pittsburgh Courier, December 10, 2009

Allegheny excels at reuniting foster children, families 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 9, 2009

Report: Local counties surpass state average in moving children through welfare system 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 8, 2009

State's child welfare system rated
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 8, 2009

Urban League hosts Ronald H. Brown Leadership Awards Dinner
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 8, 2009

Mother convicted in son's severe abuse
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 4, 2009

Newsmaker: Marcia Sturdivant
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 4, 2009

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NOVEMBER

Twelve-year street woman finds purpose as a blogger
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 26, 2009

Our readers share stories of Thanksgiving dinner
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 25, 2009

49 kids finally have a place to call home 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 22, 2009

Adoption event puts emphasis on kids in foster care who need permanency 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 22, 2009

National Adoption Day Celebrated In Allegheny Co.
KDKA-TV, November 21, 2009

49 Allegheny County children get permanent homes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 21, 2009

County auditor calls for better oversight
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 21, 2009

School summit: Homeless children deserve an education, too
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 20, 2009

Leetsdale lady honored as RSVP Outstanding Volunteer for Project of Love
Sewickley Herald, November 19, 2009

Controller: Community Empowerment Association owes county $300K
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 18, 2009

Programs in county can help people keep their homes 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 14, 2009

Elderly woman found alive after 5 days on floor in South Side Slopes
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 9, 2009

Supreme Court decision could affect imprisoned teens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 9, 2009

One Vision One Life strives to save youths from gang life
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 7, 2009

Spergel Model connects all arms of community to address gang violence 
New Pittsburgh Courier, November 5, 2009

Pittsburgh's Men of Excellence humbled, honored by recognition
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 5, 2009

City & County close waiting list for Homelessness Prevention Program 
Pittsburgh Examiner, November 3, 2009

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OCTOBER

Candidates Comedy Night 2009
Whirl Magazine, October 2009
 

Pennsylvania's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program to Open on Nov. 2
Reuters, October 29, 2009

Western Pennsylvania jobs hit 23-year bottom
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 27, 2009

Hearing Postponed, Mom To Attend Parenting Classes
KDKA-TV, October 23, 2009

One Vision, One Life receives $331,025 
New Pittsburgh Courier, October 22, 2009

City, county collaborate on homeless program
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 21, 2009

Onorato & Ravenstahl Launch Homelessness Prevention Program & Hotline
Pittsburgh's Today, October 20, 2009

Despite stimulus, teens find little aid in competition for jobs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 18, 2009

Putrid North Side home where 2-year-old boy was burned horrifies officials
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 17, 2009

Heater topples, badly burning Marshall-Shadeland 2-year-old
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 16, 2009

State funding for children's services delayed, harming their agencies
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 15, 2009

Grant will help improve inmate services at county jail
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 14, 2009

Allegheny County Jail gets $610,000 to use proven rehabilitation strategies
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 12, 2009

Agencies welcome Pa. budget
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 11, 2009

Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Announces Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Will Open Nov. 2
Reuters, October 8, 2009

Violence epidemic takes young lives: $5,000 reward for information in 5-year-old’s death 
New Pittsburgh Courier, October 8, 2009

'No win' for nonprofits relying on state funds
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 8, 2009

Allegheny County teaches police to spot mental illness, speeding treatment
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 5, 2009

October 8, 2009 is National Depression Screening Day
Contact Pittsburgh, October 5, 2009

Rendell On Budget: I Think We Are Extremely Close
KDKA-TV, October 5, 2009

Partisan Divide Deepens During State Budget Talks
KDKA-TV, October 5, 2009

Partisan Divide Grows As Budget Impasse Continues
KDKA-TV, October 5, 2009

No Budget Means No Funding For Some Pa. Nonprofits
KDKA-TV, October 5, 2009

Many show support for Pittsburgh's 'Women's Walk for Peace 2009' 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 4, 2009

State budget impasse threatens government-funded social services
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 2, 2009

With advances, assistance, more residents living to be 100 years old
Norwin Star, October 1, 2009

Funeral for 5-year-old Northview Heights boy offers solace, seeks justice
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 1, 2009

Candidates Comedy Night 2009
Whirl Magazine, October 2009

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SEPTEMBER

Walk for mental illness promotes physical health
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 30, 2009

Police explore whether Northview Heights shooting death tied to other violence
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 30, 2009

Turtle Creek Valley may yet rise above June flood
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 25, 2009

Volunteers might patrol handicapped slots in Monroeville
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 24, 2009

Homeless in the security perimeter forced to move on 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 24, 2009

Disabled to get help with disability rights conference fees
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 24, 2009

Homeless in Pittsburgh for G-20
Examiner.com, September 23, 2009

Robin Spencer and Minister Rodney Burrow discuss National Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month
KDKA TV, Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show, September 20, 2009

Special report: In a small Pennsylvania steel town, 'Hell' doesn't have to last forever
WorkDay Minnesota, September 20, 2009

Pittsburgh agencies to aid homeless during summit 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 19, 2009

Five Things that Allowed Pittsburgh to Turn the Corner
Pop City, September 9, 2009

Baby Left Alone In Ross Park Mall Parking Lot
KDKA, September 8, 2009

Drop-In Centers
DUQ-FM, September 4, 2009

McKees Rocks agency says it lacks state funds to continue running programs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 4, 2009

Nonprofit leaders push for 'fair' state budget
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 4, 2009

Music, food, football to highlight Labor Day weekend in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 4, 2009

Weekend Hot List: Root at Hartwood
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 3, 2009

Allegheny County Music Festival answers call for neglected children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 3, 2009

Charities call for end to impasse in McKees Rocks
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 3, 2009

Dinners for low-income families to be served at 10 more sites in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 3, 2009

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AUGUST

Recession eats away at residents' ability to keep Allegheny County homes
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 31, 2009

Harris and Acklin Square Off (with video!)
Pittsburgh City Paper, Augst 26, 2009

Pa. budget impasse hurts social agencies
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 25, 2009

Shelters gear up to aid Pittsburgh's homeless during G-20
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 25, 2009

Civil servants get funny for charity 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 25, 2009

$13.6 million to assist Pittsburgh's homeless, keep some under roofs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 25, 2009

Elderly fret about freeze in Social Security benefits
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 25, 2009

Onorato and Ravenstahl announce $13.5 million in stimulus funds for homelessness prevention efforts
Philadelphia Examiner.com, August 24, 2009

Specter Only Mocks Republicans At Pittsburgh Comedy Club
NewsBusters, August 22, 2009

Sen. Arlen Specter does standup for charity near Pittsburgh
The Associated Press, August 21, 2009 (Published Nationally)

Sen. Specter Does Standup For Charity At Pittsburgh Improv
WPXI, August 21, 2009

Candidate Comedy Tonight
KQV 1420 AM Radio, August 20, 2009

Sen. Specter Performs At The Improv
WPXI, August 20, 2009

Politicos yuk it up in benefit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 20, 2009

Latino program in Squirrel Hill aids those with language barriers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 20, 2009

Politicians hope people will laugh at them at Homestead fund-raiser 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 19, 2009

Head Start preschool programs in Allegheny County face large cutbacks
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 18, 2009

Parents' mental health issues shape custody case
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 9, 2009

Rendell vetoes leave some state agencies in limbo
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 6, 2009

pdf.gif A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to the Polling Pace
Pittsburgh Magazine, August Issue

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JULY

Pa. budget crisis leaves state-dependent agencies cash-strapped
Pittsburgh Business Times, July 31, 2009

Duquesne teens spend their summer cultivating a community garden
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 30, 2009

Hurricanes Katrina, Rita left many social agencies isolated
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 26, 2009

Employment and independence equals sense of self-worth
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 23, 2009

Allegheny County Expanded Guide For Uninsured, Underinsured
EmaxHealth, July 20, 2009

Advocates fear foster care plan will get lost in budget impasse
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 19, 2009 
 
Obituary: Mary Anne Kelly / Ardent advocate for the elderly 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 19, 2009
  
Students make Duquesne a garden spot 
McKeesport Daily News, July 18, 2009 
 
Without budget, state cannot allocate hundreds of millions
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 17, 2009 
 
CEA spreads public health approach to violence
New Pittsburgh Courier, July 16, 2009 
 
Latino Family Center holds grand opening in Squirrel Hill 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 10, 2009 
 
Home-Alone Monroeville Child Removed From Dirty House
WTAE, July 8, 2009

Program lets students make Clairton beautiful while reducing violence 
The Daily News, July 7, 2009

Mayor Nutter announces the formation of city’s first Mental Health Court
Philadelphia City Paper’s Staff Blog, July 7, 2009

Site of the Day: Voices of Our Region
Terri’s Special Children Blog, July 3 2009
 
Early bird seniors more likely to get vouchers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 02, 2009
 
Help for parents
The Tribune Review, Opinion Page, July 1, 2009
By Georgia Hernandez, Chair of theChildren, Youth and Families Advisory Board
 
Checks for seniors & elderly for local summer Farmer's Markets - Update
Examiner.com Philadelphia, July 1, 2009
 
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JUNE
Luzerne County detention centers overcharged other counties according to audit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 29, 2009 
 
Newsmaker: Amy McNicholas Kroll
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 22, 2009 
 
Judges, welfare system engage relatives to take role in kids' lives
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 21, 2009 
 
Artistic projects help take away pain by finding therapy in creativity
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 20, 2009 
 
Youth workforce conference educates all for the future 
New Pittsburgh Courier, June 18, 2009 
 
20 foster kids -- and counting - Whitaker couple honored for compassion
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 18, 1009

Summer food program in operation
South Hills Reporter, June 18, 2009

Program offers help to addicts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 15, 2009

Nonprofits assisting disabled prepare for major fee change
Pittsburgh Business Times, June 12, 2009

Stimulus program opens up summer jobs for 600 youths
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 11, 2009

Newsmaker: Patricia Valentine
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 9, 2009

Hearing June 19 for Agency on Aging budget
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 6, 2009

Hampton care home empty, but license appeal next week
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 6, 2009

Youth Project gets $100,000 for 'green' roof in Braddock
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 4, 2009

Ombudsmen helping elderly to be heard
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 4, 2009

10 Web sites you can go to for quality information
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 3, 2009

Allegheny County youth offenders bumped from job training
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 2, 2009 

Allegheny Co. Announces Money For 'Green' Jobs For Youth 
WTAE, June 1, 2009

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MAY

Sunday Forum: Every kid needs a family
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 31, 2009

Summer youth job program begins 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 30, 2009

Funding starts flowing into Hill District organizations
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 29, 2009

Mercy Behavioral Health opening ‘ideal’ treatment center in Pittsburgh's Glen Hazel neighborhood
Pittsburgh Business Times, May 29, 2009

Crisis Intervention Officers
WDUQ, May 28, 2009

Stimulus targets self-sufficiency 
New Pittsburgh Courier, May 28, 2009

True sense of family earns Whitaker couple foster parents award 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 28, 2009

County sponsors informational retreat for veterans' families
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 25, 2009

County mulls how to use stimulus funds
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 23, 2009

Governor Rendell Seeks Comments on Plan to Use Stimulus Funds to Help Low-Income Residents
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, May 22, 2009

Robert Morris conference focuses on veterans, families
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 22, 2009

Somber Service Remembers North Side Murder Victims
WPXI, May 21, 2009

Youth support specialist plays roles of big sister, friend, mentor
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 18, 2009

Positive Aging Show Schedule
1360 AM, WMNY, May 17, 2009

Woman Dies In Childbirth Leaving Baby's Future Uncertain
WPXI, May 15, 2009

Homewood 'children's zone' vision advocated
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 13, 2009

Senior Celebration in the Park - Coordinator Ondréa Burton is Interviewed 
Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show, May 10, 2009

SAMHSA Honors Goldie Hawn, Youth Across the Country in Celebration of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day
SOAWorld Magazine, May 8, 2008

Stimulus Funds for Head Start
New Pittsburgh Courier, May 7, 2009

Youths to perform at mental health rally in Washington, D.C.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 6, 2009

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APRIL

Youth celebrate success at annual luncheon 
New Pittsburgh Courier, April 30, 2009 

Helping parents with kindness, Family Resources launches ‘Be the Difference’ campaign 
New Pittsburgh Courier, April 30, 2009

Neighbor Aid awards another $185K in grants
MSN.com Money, April 29, 2009

Neighbor Aid awards further $185,000
The Pittsburgh Foundation Community E-forum, April 29, 2009 

In brief: APPRISE event tackles Medicare 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 29, 2009

County food and shelter agencies to get stimulus funds 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 28, 2009

The Released 
Frontline, April 28, 2009

Inside a Mental Health Court 
Frontline, April 28, 2009 

Interview with Judge John A Zottola 
Frontline, April 28, 2009

Senior celebration slated for next month at South Park Fairgrounds
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 26, 2009

Tough future for teens 'aging out' of foster care
The Patriot-News, April 26, 2009 

Head Start programs expecting nearly $2M in stimulus funds 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 25, 2009

State official urges fight against $500M in welfare cuts
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 25, 2009  

The Bradley Center faces suit over $4.2M in back rent
Pittsburgh Business Times, April 24, 2009

Head Start programs anxious for $1.8M influx from stimulus 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 24, 2009

'Frontline' on the mentally ill 
WTAE-TV, April 24, 2009

Stimulus Funds Give Local Education A Boost 
WDUQ 90.5FM, April 23, 2009

The Pittsburgh Foundation board adds new members 
The New Pittsburgh Courier, April 23, 2009

Onorato Invites Seniors to "Celebration in the Park" on May 21 
South Park Wire, April 21, 2009

Report on closure of Mayview State Hospital 
WDUQ, Broadcast Date: April 17, 2009

Allegheny County Senior Celebration in South Park 
Pittsburgh Elder Care Examiner, April 17, 2009

Panel's message: Violence can be stopped 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 16, 2009

Campaign addresses parent-child conflicts in public
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 15, 2009

Woman forced girls to be hookers, police say
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 15, 2009

Allegheny County lauds successes in foster system
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 14, 2009

CYF recognizes youths who reform their lives
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 14, 2009

It was the girl's word vs. rape defendant's 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 5, 2009 

Child's testimony can be enough to convict in rape 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 5, 2009 

Shhhh! Job search in progress
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 2, 2009

Pittsburgh Foundation elects 5 board members
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 2, 2009

Voices of disabled launched
New Pittsburgh Courier, April 1, 2009

Bellevue resident earns Self-Sufficiency Award
New Pittsburgh Courier, April 1, 2009

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MARCH

McKeesport Woman Accused Of Stealing Bus Passes For Needy
WPXI, March 31, 2009

New housing to help young adults fresh out of foster care
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 28, 2009

Devoted Bellevue dad rises above addiction
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 26, 2009

Propel Students Gather Gifts for Troops 
The Almanac McKeesport, March 25, 2009
Note: Steve Hussar and Gracie León are members of DHS KEYS AmeriCorps

Free program helps students look sharp at the prom
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 25, 009

Photo Journal: Project Prom
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 25, 2009

Allegheny County juvenile center turns corner
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 24, 2009

Video: Project Prom Offers Free Dresses At Century III Mall
WTAE-TV, March 24, 2009

Prom Dress Giveaway Held At Century III Store
KDKA, March 24, 2009

Ready to launch: A post-foster care safety net makes a difference
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 24, 2009

Free prom dresses available for high schoolers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 24, 2009

New plan keeps young adults in the foster system
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 23, 2009

Foster care alumni find 2nd chance in a duplex in Braddock
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 23, 2009

Samantha Baer-McVicker talks about Project Prom 
The Saturday Light Brigade, March 21, 2009

Video: Local Businesses Hope For Strong Sales During Prom Season
WPXI, March 20, 2009 

Pittsburgh nonprofit to make bid on Wood Street building
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 19, 2009

Discounted prom gear to help foundation 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 16, 2009

Faith-based group aids seniors
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 13, 2009

State aid for aged holds up in a time of cuts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 9, 2009

Prom attire programs help dress financially strapped students
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 9, 2009

Group's agenda to halt youth violence in Homewood 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 08, 2009
 
Career counselors having busy days 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 08, 2009

Libraries reach out to 'Help in Hard Times'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 7

Homeless shelters look forward to federal funding
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 6, 2009

Drop off some neighborly warmth
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 5, 2009

'Community treasure' keeps Braddock working
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, March 5, 2009

In honor of Mr. Roger’s 81 st birthday on. March 20, 2009. You can “give back” to your community by bringing in your used sweaters
Municipality of Penn Hills website, March 4, 2009

County encourages minority-owned businesses
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 4, 2009

Tot's injury during shooting spurs call for change
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 4, 2009

Mt. Oliver Fire Dept. collecting sweaters for Mister Roger’s drive
South Pittsburgh Reporter, March 3, 2009

Voices of Our Region (page 128)
History of Disability in Western Pennsylvania
Bulletin of The Allegheny County Medical Society, March 2009

Help in hard times (page 111)
Bulletin of the Allegheny County Medical Society, March 2009

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FEBRUARY

County considers veterans court
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 28, 2009

Braddock Chili Cook-Off fosters art
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 26, 2009
Note: Jeff Schwarz, the studio coordinator of the Braddock Carnegie Arts Program, is an Allegheny County DHS KEYS Service Corps member

Gown recycling keeps down cost 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 26, 2009

Mayor takes needy Braddock's story nationwide 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 26, 2009
Note: The Braddock Youth Project and the Braddock Community Garden are Allegheny County DHS KEYS Service Corps projects.

South Side fair offers help for unemployed workers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 24, 2009

U.S. infuses county's funding for homeless
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 20, 2009

Brighton Heights father charged with hitting 2 educators
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 18, 2009

Father faces charges for injuries to Morrow employees
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 18, 2009

Economic crisis: Getting help to those who need
Pittsburgh Community EFourm, February 17, 2009

Pittsburgh Dad Surrenders After Allegedly Punching Son's Principal
MSNBC, February 17, 2009

Emergency relief fund makes first grants
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 16, 2009

Neighbor Aid awards $600K in grants
MSN.com, February 16, 2009

Trends emerge when mapping out county's murders
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 15, 2009

Care for elderly lacking
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 15, 2009

Listen To The Voices 
Pipe Cleaner Dreams, February 12, 2009

County moves fast to help retrain laid-off employees
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 9, 2009

Jefferson Awards: Mental health advocate steers families of the ill
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 9, 2009

What One Vision One Life is really doing for the Community? 
KDKA-TV, Lynn Hayes-Freeland show, February 8, 2009

Braddock shop helps clean Third World countries' water
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 8, 2009

Centers offer programs to help seniors take 'Healthy Steps'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 5, 2009

Patrons flock to libraries as economy struggles
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 5, 2009

Anniversary vigil brings reflections
New Pittsburgh Courier, February 5, 2009

Public service honorees aid area's ill, disabled, poor 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 01, 2009
Note: Mr. Richard Jevon is a member of the Mental Health/Mental Retardation Advisory Board

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JANUARY

Rock Bottom for Decades, but Showing Signs of Life 
New York Times, January 31, 2009

Aging makes elderly most vulnerable to hypothermia
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 29, 2009

Slain girl's family, community group seek justice
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 28, 2009

The Homeless
Y108 FM, January 25, 2009

Coraopolis woman charged with child endangerment
Allegheny Times, January 24, 2009

Young Boy In Coraopolis Found Wandering In Cold 
KDKA-TV, January 22, 2009

Toddler Found Wandering In Street, Mom Jailed 
WPXI-TV, January 22, 2009

Onorato to chamber: 'A lot of good things we take pride in'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 22, 2009

Crime in community changes King’s legacy
New Pittsburgh Courier, January 21, 2009

Allegheny County Launches New Website 
Community Human Services, January 21, 2009

FanFare Gwen's Girls
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 19, 2009 

Volunteers serve in King's memory in Braddock communities
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 19, 2009 

Rendell Administration Hails Volunteers Building on Dr. King's Legacy
MarketWatch, January 16, 2009

Rendell Administration Hails Volunteers Building on Dr. King's Legacy
Earth Times, January 16, 2009

Icy Temperatures Put Pittsburgh In Deep Freeze
KDKA-TV, January 16, 2009

Vicious cold prompts warnings, help
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 16, 2009

Hill District abduction raises eldercare issues
New Pittsburgh Courier, January 15, 2009
 
Swissvale Baptist church hosts celebration of civil rights legacy
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 15, 2009 

Falling Temperatures Raise Health Concerns
WTAE-TV, January 15, 2009

Pa., Ohio issue plea for federal assistance to needy 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 15, 2009

Today's seniors want activities to be active
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 15, 2009

Dollinger family participates in audio history project 
St. Marys Daily Press, January 12, 2009

Allegheny foster care places fewest children in 19 years
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 12, 2009

Suburban police seeing uptick in homicides
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 8, 2009

Black males lead protests against Black male violence
New Pittsburgh Courier, January 8, 2009
 
Homicides up, verdict still out on government anti-violence initiatives 
New Pittsburgh Courier, January 8, 2009

Allegheny County plans court for veterans 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 6, 2009

Suspect Likely Won’t Face Kidnapping Charges
Officials are trying to get help for the area’s aging population

KDKA-TV, January 6, 2009

County eyes veterans' court
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 6, 2009

Reassurances issued on Kanes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 5, 2009

Frail elderly vulnerable to abuse
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 4, 2009

Pittsburgh homicides jump 28% as other cities see declines
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 4, 2009

Salem welfare mom betters life for self, children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 2, 2009

Community leader brings in suspected bank robber
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 1, 2009

Allegheny homicides fall just shy of record
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 1, 2009

KEYS unlocks potential for neglected Braddock homes
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 1, 2009

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