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DHS in the News Archive 2010


Heating-assistance program crisis centers open Jan. 3
Your Penn Hills, December 28, 2010

Year later, 'one big happy family' of Haitian orphans thriving
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 25, 2010

State program helps residents pay for heat
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 18, 2010

United Way to help disabled, aged remain in their homes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 17, 2010

Allegheny County Jail Warden resigns to head New Mexico lockup
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 18, 2010

CYS caseworkers select toys for disadvantaged children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 15, 2010 

Cities ponder use of detailed census information
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 15, 2010 

Newsmaker: Kathryn Leahy
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 15, 2010 

Mother could face charges after boy found wandering outside
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 11, 2010

Boy discovered wandering in cold in Crafton Heights
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 10, 2010

A Rabbi, a Teacher, a Leader, a Professor, a Volunteer and a Radio Station Executive Walk into a Room...
UCP/CLASS, December 7, 2010

Metro Beat (Emergency weather shelter)
New Pittsburgh Courier, December 3, 2010

'Hectic' schedule helped by family, nonprofit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 1, 2010

The Magazine of the Heinz Endowments, Vol. 10 Issue 3, 2010


Downtown shelter to open for bad weather
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 29, 2010

Emergency shelter to operate Downtown again
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 26, 2010

Dignity & Respect Champion awards 
New Pittsburgh Courier, November 24, 2010

National Adoption Day 'restores faith'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 21, 2010

Families in Western Pennsylvania grow a bit larger
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 21, 2010

Holiday gift drive to begin Monday
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 19, 2010

DU helps target Allegheny homelessness
The Duquesneduke, November 18, 2010

Legislative Round Table aims to End Homelessness
Point Park Globe, November 18, 2010

Discussion on Ending Homelessness is Held
DUQ 90.5FM, November 16, 2010

County plan for homeless ahead of schedule
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 16, 2010

Allegheny County budget summit urged; situation called 'critical'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 16, 2010

YWCA to honor seven at Racial Justice Awards
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 13, 2010

Gambling pair face trial for leaving kids in van
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 13, 2010

"Milwaukee" mental facility's size costs taxpayers millions 
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online, November 13, 2010

Small Seeds signature event  
The Pittsburgh Courier, November 12, 2010

Brentwood teacher, husband charged with abuse of baby
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 12, 2010

Teacher, husband charged with abusing baby
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 12, 2010

Duquesne University Roundtable Focuses on Ending Homelessness
Duquesne University Newsroom, November 11, 2010

The South at a glance (Pay home heating bills)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 11, 2010

Job readiness services are key to area men
The Pittsburgh Courier, November 10, 2010

pdf.gif Psych admissions on the rise as number of beds reaches a low point
Pittsburgh Business Times, November 4, 2010

Team 4: Legal Fight Over Release Of Kinship Foster Care Contractor Names
ThePittsburghChannel, November 4, 2010

Couple charged with leaving kids in vehicle outside casino
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 1, 2010

Police: Children left alone in van at Rivers Casino
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 1, 2010

40 Under 40
Pittsburgh Magazine, November issue
Note: Honorees include Alexa Seretti, Research Products Coordinator, DHS Office of Data Analysis, Research and Evaluation (DARE)


Community Heroes Awards Dinner held at the Westin Convention Center Hotel
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 26, 2010

Pennsylvania counties' child services struggling
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 25, 2010

UPMC executive develops program focusing on dignity and respect
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 17, 2010

Allegheny jail warden Rustin emerges with oversight board backing
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 17, 2010

Recovery of a mom who continues to give back
New Pittsburgh Courier, October 15, 2010

Harvard praises 2 county job programs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 12, 2010

Long-term solutions sought for homeless students
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 11, 2010

Census shows lingering racial income gap 
New Pittsburgh Courier, October 8, 2010

Foster children offered arts classes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 7, 2010

Sleep-In For The Homeless event to be held this weekend
The Globe - Point Park University, October 6, 2010

Elderly black county residents are far more likely to be abused
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 4, 2010


Art classes for at-risk kids aim to light love of learning
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 30, 2010

Newsmaker: Judy Barricella
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 30, 2010

Red Cross to honor career of firsts
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 30, 2010

Manchester Guild begins art programs for foster kids
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 29, 2010

New Bright Ideas Program Recognizes Innovative Government Programs
Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Center, September 29, 2010

Dignity and Respect Fest brings inclusion and multiculturalism to the multitudes
POP City, September 29, 2010

pdf.gif Rotary Club of Pittsburgh, District 7300
Live Steam newsletter, September 22, 2010

Child, 2, Found Wandering Friendship Streets
WPXI-TV, September 22, 2010

Garfield Boy, 1, Found Wandering On Street
KDKA, September 22, 2010

Allegheny County budget doesn't need tax increase
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 22, 2010

Onorato's 2011 county spending proposal $5.8M below this year's
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 22, 2010

Fewer kids in foster care in Pennsylvania, Allegheny County
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 21, 2010

Pittsburgh foster 'star' shines at Slippery Rock
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 12, 2010

Wilkinsburg youth raise their voices
New Pittsburgh Courier, September 8, 2010

Suitcases of mental patients tell history
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 1, 2010

'The Lives They Left Behind'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 1, 2010

Mother Of Wandering Rankin Toddler Arrested
ThePittsburghChannel, September 1, 2010


Community Notes (page 315)
Allegheny County Medical Society Bulletin, August Issue

City welcomed evacuees; some stayed
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 29, 2010

Third annual Candidates Comedy Night at the Improv
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 24, 2010

Comrades 'stand down' for homeless vets
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 22, 2010

Agencies link with homeless vets during Stand Down event
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 22, 2010

Stand Down 2010 Provides Help To Vets In Need
KDKA, August 21, 2010

Video from Candidates Comedy Night 2010
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 20, 2010

Stand-up guys, gals: Barbs spice candidates' comedy gig
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 20, 2010

Computer skills essential for landing many jobs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 20, 2010

Community Calendar (Scroll down to “Families United” article & “SummerFood program”)
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 18, 2010

Disabled to get chance at independence
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 13, 2010

Mother, 2 men nabbed in drug sting
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 7, 2010

Mother arrested after toddler found alone on Wilkinsburg street
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 6, 2010

Police find toddler's diaper full of drugs in Beltzhoover home
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 6, 2010

Knoxville drug raid reveals marijuana, heroin in toddler's diaper
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 6, 2010

Keeping youth out of the juvenile court system... County proactive on delinquency
New Pittsburgh Courier, August 5, 2010

Wilkinsburg mother charged as boy found crying
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 5, 2010

Drugs Found In Child's Diaper In Knoxville
KDKA, August 5, 2010

Program aims to share tips, support and resources by caregivers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 2, 2010


Newsmaker: Helen Wachter
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 31, 2010

Act of freedom: Celebrating the ADA, two decades later
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 28, 2010

Children’s resource fair in SS
The South Pittsburgh Reporter, July 27, 2010

People with disabilities celebrating ADA's 20th
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 27, 2010

Disabled to herald 20 years of increased public access
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review July 26, 2010

Young refugees immersed in workplace training program
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review July 26, 2010

Fewer Pa. children in foster care earns praise
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 24, 2010

Extreme Heat Could Pose Health Problems
KDKA, July 23, 2010

Senior Cooling Centers Set Up Around Area
KDKA, July 23, 2010

Officials Encourage Residents To Check On Elderly Neighbors During Extreme Heat
WPXI, July 23, 2010

Senior Cooling Centers Offer Heat Relief
ThePittsburghChannel.com, July 23, 2010

Pennsylvania in-home services cuts foster care cases
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review July 23, 2010

High humidity, sweltering temps to hit today
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 23, 2010

Nonprofit helps train refugees
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 22, 2010

Brothers' deaths mark 10th, 11th homicides in county in July
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 21, 2010

Something for everyone: Children's Services Resource Fair
Pop city, July 21, 2010

Disabilities law hits 20 years of making a community open to all
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 21, 2010

3-year-old girl struck by slow-moving car in Bloomfield
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 18, 2010

Steel Valley agency eyes old gym for after-school use
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 15, 2010

Comprehensive after-school program planned for Steel Valley
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 15, 2010

Pittsburgh gang members attend 'call-in'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 14, 2010

Leadership group is catalyst behind opening of Eastside Mental Health Court
Sammamish Reporte, July 14, 2010

Gangs in Pittsburgh get message to spread the word
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 14, 2010

Children’s resource fair in South Side
South Pittsburgh Reporter, July 13, 2010

Operation Safety Net to house homeless on S.Side
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 13, 2010

Choices (Flip to page 26 – Mildred Morrison – Aging)
Mt. Lebanon Magazine, July/August, 2010

Multnomah County awarded grant to study police encounters with mentally ill
Oregon Live, July 8, 2010

County given $3.3 million to reduce homelessness
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 8, 2010

Keeping cool's a full-time job
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 8, 2010

Wilkinsburg weeds through residents’ concerns to seed action
New Pittsburgh Courier, July 7, 2010

Heat wave hits Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 6, 2010

County Senior Centers Extend Hours
WDUQ 90.5 FM, July 6, 2010

It's hot, and it's going to get hotter
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 6, 2010

South Side fair to highlight children's services
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 4, 2010

2 children home alone left in care of father
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 3, 2010


What Options are Available to Help Seniors Stay Active as They Age
North Hills Monthly Magazine, June Issue, 2010

Elder Law: Underused program helps seniors stay at home
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 27, 2010

Exhibit displays art created by human services clients
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 26, 2010

Penn Hills Father Charged With Hitting Baby
KDKA-TV, June 25, 2010

City housing authority board toughens rules for tenants
Pittsburgh-Tribune Review, June 25, 2010

Westinghouse High School to add support service 'village'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 23, 2010

Cherna: A Positive Step to End Homelessness
KQV Radio, June 22, 2010

Summer meals program fills nutritional gap for children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 22, 2010

Agencies ending use of term 'mentally retarded'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 20, 2010

Police: 2 Young Children Left Home Alone; Drugs Found
WTAE-TV, June 16, 2010

Youth issues addressed during diversity conference 
New Pittsburgh Courier, June 16, 2010

Flash flood still causing woes for Carnegie families
The Almanac.net, June 16, 2010

Alle-Kiski Valley breakfast programs ready to rise, shine
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 14, 2010

Judge dismisses motions in Korbe case 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 10, 2010

New role for One Vision One Life 
New Pittsburgh Courier, June 9, 2010

Allegheny County housing rules debated
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 9, 2010

Police Arrest Parents After McKeesport Meth Lab Bust
WTAE-TV, June 7, 2010

110-year-old woman's secret? 'Luck' 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 3, 2010

Neighbor-Aid awards new grants of $357,000 
The Pittsburgh Foundation, June 3, 2010

Couple accused of operating meth lab
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, June 2, 2010

SummerFood program for children opens soon
South Pittsburgh Reporter, June 1, 2010


Support When Families Need It (page 197)
Allegheny County Medical Society Bulletin, May Issue

County hoping to double number of summer jobs 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 31, 2010

New Job and Training Opportunities 
REMP, May 29, 2010

Prime Time programs hit the road 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 27, 2010

Forgotten Children: City rallies for foster kids, reflects on eye-opening stats 
Pop City, May 26, 2010

TRY an evening in Paris
New Pittsburgh Courier, May 26, 2010

Allegheny County doubles summer jobs program
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 24, 2010

pdf.gif Onorato Announces More Than 1,000 Summer Jobs for County Youth
Pittsburgh Urban Media, May 24, 2010

Boy pistol-whipped in East Hills home invasion
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 22, 2010

Foster Parent of the Year
South Pittsburgh Reporter, May 18, 2010

pdf.gif Department of Human Services Honors Foster Parents
Pittsburgh Urban Media, May 17, 2010

(MOSTLY) Free Concerts 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 14, 2010

Newsmaker: Reggie Young 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 13, 2010

Dozens stand up for needs of foster children 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 12, 2010

Letters to the editor: A Warm Place 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 11, 2010

Girl, 4, found walking down McKnight Road 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 11, 2010

Senior Celebration in the Park Photos 
See Slides 4 and 5
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 7, 2010

Senior Celebration in the Park Photos 
See Slides 22 and 23
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 5, 2010

Seniors celebration 
New Pittsburgh Courier, May 5, 2010

Nonprofits call for timely budget 
New Pittsburgh Courier, May 5, 2010

Official sources can help
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 5, 2010

Ex-worker charged in $340,000 theft from nonprofit 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 5, 2010

Senior Celebration in the Park on May 5 
Soul Pitt's Healthy You, May 2, 2010

Grandma arrested for leaving kids
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 2, 2010

Police: Woman charged after kids left home alone in East Liberty 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 2, 2010

2 children left in park; Spring Garden grandmother charged
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 1, 2010

East Liberty woman charged after locking children in home while she went to work
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 1, 2010

Do economic recessions lead to more child abuse? 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 1, 2010



Senior celebration in park 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 29, 2010 

Domiciliary Care Program: A warm, caring family atmosphere 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 29, 2010

County Celebrates 10th anniversary of successful jail collaborative
Philadelphia Examiner, April 28, 2010

Seniors to celebrate in park
The Almanac.net, April 28, 2010

Celebration in the Park on May 5 in Allegheny County
AARP Pennsylvania Journal News, April 28, 2010

Senior celebration 
New Pittsburgh Courier, April 28, 2010

Keeping a connection
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 28, 2010

Senior welcome to come celebrate in South Park
South Pittsburgh Reporter, April 27, 2010 

Newsmaker: Will Thompkins
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 27, 2010 

pdf.gif Is Domiciliary Care Your Answer? (page 153)
Allegheny County Medical Society Bulletin, April 2010 

Three charged in boy's shooting in Larimer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 23, 2010 

Police: Cigarette, beer set off Larimer shooting
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 23, 2010 

Ward roasted for Blount’s youth home
New Pittsburgh Courier, April 21, 2010 

‘Inclusive Voices’ format a success at PACE luncheon
New Pittsburgh Courier, April 21, 2010

South Side couple face drug counts after police search home
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 21, 2010 

Bucs are pondering Ohlendorf's replacement
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 17, 2010 

Mother of 8-year old with heroin facing charges
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 17, 2010 

Ex-Port Authority bus driver wants job, reputation back
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 16, 2010 

Mom arrested in Wilkinsburg school heroin case
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 16, 2010 

Boy, 8, takes heroin to school
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 15, 2010   

Wilkinsburg 3rd-grader hands out heroin
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 15, 2010    

Children Found Wandering On Whitehall Reunited With Mother
ThePittsburghChannel.com, April 14, 2010     

2 Children Found Wandering In Whitehall
WPXI-TV, April 14, 2010   

Drugs seized in Lawrenceville; tot put in protection
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 11, 2010 

Drugs found in 3 raids across Pittsburgh; 5 arrested
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 10, 2010 

Mental Health Law
WDUQ 90.5 FM, April 6, 2010 

Headstart programs are now enrolling for upcoming year
South Pittsburgh Reporter, April 6, 2010 

Goodwill offering free collection of ‘E-Waste’
South Pittsburgh Reporter, April 6, 2010 

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The DHS Office of Children, Youth and Families Celebration of Success Luncheon was held on March 31. See photos 8-10 from the Pittsburgh Tribune Daily Photo Gallery
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 31, 2010 

Report cites 'sea changes' at DHS
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 31, 2010 

Project Prom: Giving low-income teens a chance at a red carpet evening
Pop City, March 31, 2010 

HUD rates Denver a national model for helping homeless
The Denver Post, March 26, 2010 

Rendell's proposed cuts worry Pennsylvania agencies dealing with mental disabilities
Pittsburgh Business Times, March 26, 2010 

Web site fills information void for active seniors
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 25, 2010 

Project Prom Shop open for seniors
New Pittsburgh Courier, March 24, 2010

'Dom Care' opens homes to aged
Pittsburth Post-Gazette, March 24, 2010

Project Prom Coming To Century III Mall Today
KDKA-TV, March 23, 2010    

Yoga used to defuse stress for Shuman workers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 21, 2010

Parents' intervention helps young man turn away from addiction 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 21, 2010

N. Versailles father faces trial in death of 3-month-old son
Pittsburth Post-Gazette, March 17, 2010

40 young elite to be honored by Courier
New Pittsburgh Courier, March 11, 2010

Official wants kid-friendly spot at jail 
PhillyBurbs.com, March 11, 2010

Newsmaker: Samantha Baer-McVicker 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 9, 2010

Allegheny County seeks contractors for youth programs
Pittsburgh Business Times, March 5, 2010

North Side Community hopeful for new beginning
The New Pittsburgh Courier, March 3, 2010

Metro Beat
The New Pittsburgh Courier, March 3, 2010

Mother gets 6-12 years for abuse of young son
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 3, 2010

Young Children Found Home Alone with Drugs 
ThePittsburghChannel.com, March 2, 2010

Veterans court program applauded 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 2, 2010

Lincoln-Lemington woman charged with leaving children alone 
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, March 2, 2010

County seeks firms to hire youths for summer jobs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 2, 2010

Police: Mother Left Kids Alone In Homewood Apartment
WPXI-TV, March 2, 2010

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North Versailles nonprofit for mentally disabled investigated
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 27, 2010

State investigates group homes operator
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 26, 2010  

County probes nonprofit in North Versailles
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 25, 2010

Blankets Collected by Young Girl Given to Homeless 
KDKA, February 25, 2010

County probes nonprofit in North Versailles
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 25, 2010

Free Prom Attire
The Bulletin, February

Pittsburgh: Haitian Orphans and Expedited Adoptions 
Jurist Legal News and Research, February 23, 2010

Program to help the homeless and near homeless is reopened
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Feb. 22, 2010

The stimulus: One year later
Pennsylvania is on track to receive more than $26 billion from the recovery act 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Feb. 21, 2010

pdf.gif List of economic stimulus awards for Allegheny County
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Feb. 21, 2010

STO-ROX: School District to Hold Family & Community Support Night on Feb. 26 
WPXI-TV, February 12, 2010

Homeless in Winter
WDUQ News, February 11, 2010

Above and beyond the siren call
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 11, 2010

Storm2010: Emergency shelter for the homeless
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 10, 2010

Storm2010: County aging services information
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 10, 2010

Residents urged to check on their elderly neighbors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 9, 2010

Court says government must prove need to keep information secret
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 9, 2010          

Common Pleas Court Closed On Monday 
KDKA-TV, February 8, 2010

Port Authority T service terminating at First Avenue Downtown, several area organizations closed Monday
Pittsburgh Business Times, February 8, 2010

Jefferson Awards: Barbara K. Shore
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 6, 2010 

City honors young local black leaders - Exhibit on display until Feb. 26
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 4, 2010

Low-income residents to see cuts in state income payments
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 4, 2010

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State benefit reduction to affect needy elderly, blind, disabled
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 30, 2010

Allegheny Valley Association of Churches eager to work with jobless
Valley News Dispatch, January 29, 2010

Allegheny County seeks autism therapy providers
Pittsburgh Business Times, January 29, 2010

Annual spring conference to focus on behavioral health services for children, youth and young adults
The Medical News, January 29, 2010

PRN: Community Care Hosts Conference on Behavioral Health Services for Children
College and Univeristy Related News, Janury 28, 2010

Disaster in Haiti gives adoption 'new energy'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 25, 2010

Inside the Haiti rescue mission
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 24, 2010

Rescue bids had political overtones linked to congressional race 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 24, 2010

Adoption process is more involved than many realize 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 22, 2010

Pittsburghers Want To Know How To Adopt, Donate After Haiti Quake
ThePittsburghChannel.com, January 21, 2010

Adoption process for orphans 'moving smoothly'
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, January 21, 2010

Haitian orphans finding their way
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 21, 2010

Haitian orphans draw potential parents
Philly.com, January 21, 2010

American spirit: Haitian rescue effort shows true teamwork
Patriot-News, January 21, 2010

7 Haiti orphans in Pittsburgh get new families
VX50, January 21, 2010

Families eager to watch over children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 21, 2010

Local retailers predict steady prom dress sales, Ailing economy fails to dampen dreams
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 21, 2010

Latrobe nurse part of team that saved Haitian orphans
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 21, 2010

Five Haitian children are heading home with adoptive families
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 20, 2010

Some Orphans Heading for Home
DUQ, January 20, 2010

Final Orphan Arrives; Haitian Kids Adjust To Pittsburgh, Enjoy American Food 
WTAE, January 20, 2010

Suburbia home to new poverty challenge
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 20, 1020

Haitian rescue: Teamwork is no orphan in the Pittsburgh effort 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 20, 2010

Haitian orphans arrive safely in Pittsburgh
Philadelphia Daily News, January 20, 2010

Pittsburgh opens arms to orphans from Haiti
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 20, 2010

Overcoming what they've seen is biggest hurdle for adopted Haitian children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 20, 2010

Orphaned Haitian children arrive in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 20, 2010

Orphans from quake-ravaged Haiti arrive in U.S.
CNN, January 20, 2010

Families Begin Taking Orphans Home
KDKA-TV, January 20, 2010

Doctors Say Orphans At Children's Hospital In Good Shape
WPXI, January 19, 2010

53 Haitian orphans arrive to chicken fingers, teddy bears in Pa.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 19, 2010

53 Haitian orphans arrive in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 19, 2010

Haitian orphans settle in; rescue team discusses trip
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 19, 2010

Many Haitian Orphans Expected To Be Adopted Soon
KDKA, January 19, 2010

Children's gets ready for arrival of Haitian orphans
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 19, 2010

Rescue misson bringing Haitian orphans to Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 19, 2010

Haitian orphans arrive in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 19, 2010

Haitian Orphans Taken To Children's Hospital
KDKA-TV, January 19, 2010

How To Adopt A Child From Haiti
KDKA-TV, January 19, 2010

53 Orphans Rescued From Haiti, Headed To Pittsburgh
WTAE-TV, January 19, 2010

Haitian Orphans Arrive in Pittsburgh
CBS News, January 19, 2010

Rescue mission bringing Haitian orphans to Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 19, 2010

250 Volunteers Clean Up Wilkinsburg To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy
WPXI January 18, 2010

MLK Day Observed In Pittsburgh Area, Inspires Volunteers
WTAE, January 18, 2010

AmeriCorps members to offer MLK Day service in Wilkinsburg
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 18, 2010

Pittsburgh medical staff, Rendell, Altmire, doctors on plane to Haiti
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 18, 2010
By Luis Fabregas

Haitian Orphans Expected To Arrive Here Tonight
KDKA-TV, January 18, 2010

Preparations Underway For Haitian Orphans
KDKA-TV, January 18, 2010

Light shines anew as North Side man gives back
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 17, 2010

Western Pennsylvania struggles to rescue Haiti orphans in care of local pair
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 16, 2010

Efforts continuing to get 150 Haitian orphans into U.S
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 16, 2010

Permission to Bring Orphans to Pittsburgh 
WDUQ-Radio, January 16, 2010

Labor & Industry Secretary Urges Pennsylvanians to Join More Than 80,000 Volunteers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
PRNewswire, January 15, 2010

'Super tough' sisters scramble to save orphans
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 15, 2010

Ben Avon sisters awaiting help for imperiled orphans in Haiti
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 15, 2010

Progress Made In Helping Sisters In Haiti
KDKA-TV, January 15, 2010

Labor & Industry Secretary Urges Pennsylvanians to Join More Than 80,000 Volunteers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Corporation for National and Community Service, January 15, 2010

Outlook bright for prom dress sales despite recession, retailers say
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 14, 2010

Police called to Woodland Hills school 23 times in four months 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 14, 2010

$9.9 million in renewed grants bring the city one step closer to eliminating homelessness
Pop City, January 13, 2010

LIHEAP makes program changes 
New Pittsburgh Courier, January 13, 2010

LIHEAP Crisis Program office opens
South Pittsburgh Reporter, January 12, 2010

Programs for gambling addicts take shape as table games hit state casinos 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 11, 2010

State to open heating crisis center in Harrison 
Valley News Dispatch, January 9, 2010

Metro Beat
LIHEAP opens centers, homelessness
New Pittsburgh Courier, January 7, 2010

Emergency Assistance Program Open 
WDUQ, January 6, 2010

Fewer families to get more heating aid from Pennsylvania LIHEAP
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 6, 2010

Allegheny County gets HUD funds for homless programs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 6, 2010

County Awarded Grant to Combat Homelessness
WDUQ, January 5, 2010

Heating grants for low-income families to increase
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 5, 2010

Allegheny County Receives $10M Grant To Fight Homelessness 
WPXI, January 5, 2010

LIHEAP Crisis Program Opens 
KDKA-TV, January 5, 2010

Team 4: Nursing Home Ranked Among Worst In Nation
WTAE, January 5, 2010

LIHEAP Crisis Program Opened on January 4
WPXI TV, January 5, 2010

Americorp Kick-Off “The Big Event” In Wilkinsburg
The Wilkinsburg Sun, January 4, 2010

Twelve Ways To Do Child Welfare Right
National Coalition for Child Protection Reform, January 1, 2010

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