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DHS in the News Archive 2011

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December

Thousands of the youngest are among the homeless
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 26, 2011

Allegheny programs for homeless get $10 million in assistance
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 25, 2011

Friends mourn loss of 'Ms. Lou'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 23, 2011

 Why we raised your taxes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 22, 2011

Local homeless programs get new federal funding
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 21, 2011

PDF Icon Building the Framework for Human Service Integration: Allegheny County, Pa. 
Policy and Practice Magazine, December 2011 

Safeties show the good side of this city
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 17, 2011

Clairton family bouncing back
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 16, 2011

Dems deserve credit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 15, 2011

Elderly Woman Stuck After Alleged DUI Crash Wrecks Her Home
WTAE Pittsburgh, December 15, 2011

County votes to raise taxes
New Pittsburgh Courier, December 14, 2011

Mentoring Program Links Refugees with Professional Training; Seeks Volunteers
ImaginePittsburgh Online, December 14, 2011

Westmoreland program reunites ex-addicts, children
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 12, 2011

Council deserves thanks for restoring funds and
PG understated risk
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 11, 2011

Victims, families find refuge in abuse hotlines
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 9, 2011

21 percent Allegheny County tax increase far from done deal
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 8, 2011

Allegheny County Council OKs 1-mill property tax hike
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 7, 2011

Allegheny County Democrats raise taxes 21 percent to save services
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 7, 2011

Severe Weather Emergency Shelter Ready for Low Temperatures
90.5 Essential Public Radio, December 5, 2011

Educators revisit sex abuse reporting policies
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 2, 2011

Older Western Pennsylvania residents defy trends
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 1, 2011 

County Lines: Allegheny County Council News 
(DHS Office of Behavioral Health mentioned)
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 1, 2011

PDF Icon Communications Corner: Your Baby is Counting on You 
Policy & Practice Magazine, December, 2011 

November

This is a no-brainer
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 30, 2011

County council heads toward tax hike
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 30, 2011

Second Mile: Agency's legacy explored
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 27, 2011

Adoption families needed
New Pittsburgh Courier, November 23, 2011

Council seeks way around tax increase
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 23, 2011

County council GOP suggests borrowing to prevent a tax hike
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 23, 2011

Mom Loses Custody Of Child After Restaurant Incident
WTAE Pittsburgh, November 22, 2011

County, don't balance budget at the expense of children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 22, 2011

Local authorities try to find solutions for homelessness
The Tartan Online, November 21, 2011

Dreams Come True On National Adoption Day
CBS Pittsburgh, November 20, 2011

National Adoption Day helps families celebrate, seal relationships
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 20, 2011

Pennsylvania still lacks computerized child welfare system network
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 20, 2011

Tears of joy flow freely on National Adoption Day
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 20, 2011

County finances missing proper sense of balance
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 20, 2011 

National Adoption Day held at Allegheny Courthouse
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 19, 2011

Penn State Scandal Could Impact Pennsylvania Law
CBS Pittsburgh, November 14, 2011

Annual Gift Drive to Benefit Vulnerable Children and Youth
Plum-Oakmont, PA Patch, November 10, 2011

This 2012 budget eviscerates help for families in Allegheny County
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 10, 2011

Severe Weather Emergency Center Will be Available for the Homeless
Upper St. Clair Patch, November 10, 2011

County council urged to keep tax hike on table
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 10, 2011

200 rally Downtown against service cutbacks
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 10, 2011

A newsmaker you should know: Parties for homeless children make her a prize winner
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 10, 2011 

Shelters See Higher Numbers of Youth
90.5 Essential Public Radio, November 4, 2011

Sto-Rox class gets refurbished computers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 3, 2011

Toddler Dressed In Pajamas Found Wandering In Rankin
WPXI Pittsburgh, November 2, 2011

October

Hearings set on county budget
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 31, 2011

Dwindling aid to heat homes offered
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 29, 2011

Concern Grows Over Waste in Programs for Intellectually Disabled
90.5 Essential Public Radio, October 28, 2011

Allegheny's future: District 7 county candidates differ in financial remedy plans
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 27, 2011

Families United celebration
New Pittsburgh Courier, October 26, 2011

Doctor's street medicine helps cure homelessness
CBS News, October 21, 2011

Hill District mother arrested for raising children in squalor
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 20, 2011

Last act: Onorato's final budget reflects lean times
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 20, 2011

Arrest made after Hill District family found living in squalor
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 20, 2011

Mother Arrested After Children Found Living Amid Garbage, Feces
WPXI Pittsburgh, October 20, 2011

Mother Arrested After Children Found Amid Garbage, Feces
WTAE Pittsburgh, October 20, 2011

County Executive Onorato Proposes Steep Budget Cuts
KDKA Pittsburgh, October 20, 2011

Hill District woman arrested, children taken by CYF
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 20, 2011

Big proposed cuts for child welfare not big surprise, officials say
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 20, 2011

Onorato advises spending cuts, no tax hikes Human services would see $19M hit under budget
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 19, 2011

Children, Youth and Families to bear brunt of county budget cuts
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 19, 2011

Newsmaker: Mildred Morrison
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 18, 2011

Proposed budget would cut almost $40M in Allegheny County programs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 18, 2011

Federal grant aims to help at-risk youths succeed in school
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 13, 2011

Buying Here: Braddock
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 1, 2011

September

Targeting Violence: Regional Conference Explores Prevention of Crimes, Gang Awareness
Sewickley Patch, September 30, 2011

Most are unaware leaving a child in car is illegal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 29, 2011

Pittsburgh Seniors: Senior Companion Program of Allegheny County
Examiner - Pittsburgh Senior Issue, September 26, 2011

Two Pa. bills would remove barriers to home caregiving
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 26, 2011

Drink tax diversion helps county balance budget
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 26, 2011

Allegheny County could tape interviews with kids
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 22, 2011

Toddler Found Unattended On Sidewalk
WTAE Pittsburgh's Channel 4, September 19, 2011

Senior center offers adult day services
YourPennHills.com, September 15, 2011

Seniors Workshops set on health issues
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 11, 2011

Rusted Root enjoys giving back in annual fete
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 1, 2011

August

Despite Decline in Numbers, a Celebration of Summer Job Success
Baldwin-Whitehall Patch, August 31, 2011

Debbie Slocum | People and Awards
Pittsburgh Business Times, August 29, 2011

Expectant mothers using illegal drugs targeted in bill
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 27, 2011

Converge Left: Region's social-justice groups assembling to "level the playing field"
Pittsburgh City Paper, August 25, 2011

A new portrait of aging: The older-than-50 crowd won't sit still to be stereotyped
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 25, 2011

Candidates' Comedy Night held at the Improv
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 23, 2011

VIDEO: Comedy for a Good Cause
Dormont-Brookline Patch, August 20, 2011

Political candidates get funny on purpose at Improv
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 19, 2011

Waiting List for Homelessness Prevention/Rapid Re-Housing Program Closed
Baldwin-Whitehall Patch, August 18, 2011

Department of Human Services to Celebrate Keeping Families Together
Plum-Oakmont Patch, August 18, 2011

Candidates to Take the Comedy Club Stage
Chartiers Valley, PA Patch, August 12, 2011

Program to help veterans, families to be held Uptown
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 11, 2011

People & Awards: Companies
Pittsburgh Business Times, August 11, 2011

Nonprofits' merger to aid inmate services
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 11, 2011

Alle-Kiski Valley senior centers adapt to boomers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 8, 2011

Active baby boomers want no part of bingo, hot meals 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, August 1, 2011

July

Framework For Collaboration: Integrating School and Human Services Data In Pittsburgh (Scroll down to page 5) 
OCD | Developments, University of Pittsburgh, July, 2011

Crowds escape heat, take advantage of pools, cooling centers 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 24, 2011

Report: Foster Teens Fall Through the Cracks 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 22, 2011

Many in Alle-Kiski Valley shrug off high heat 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 21, 2011

Wilkinsburg toddler's death under investigation 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 21, 2011

Scattered Outages Add To Heat Misery 
CBS Pittsburgh, July 21, 2011

Region takes the heat 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 21, 2011

Growing hunger in Pgh. area
New Pittsburgh Courier, July 20, 2011 

Heat Wave Diary: Even fathers have to work in the sun 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 20, 2011

Organizations foot bill for hotel rooms when shelters lack beds 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 18, 2011

North Side mother of abandoned baby is arrested 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 16, 2011

North Side mother left baby alone on sidewalk, police say 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 16, 2011

Woman Facing Charges After Baby Is Found in Alley Overnight 
CBS Pittsburgh, July 15, 2011

Baby abandoned on North Side sidewalk 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 15, 2011

North Side woman arrested for abandoning baby 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 15, 2011

Dad says depression may be to blame for baby left on sidewalk 
WTAE Pittsburgh's Channel 4, July 15, 2011

Mom Charged After Baby Left Alone On North Side Sidewalk 
WPXI Pittsburgh, July 15, 2011

1-year old found on sidewalk while 5 other children home alone 
WTAE Pittsburgh's Channel 4, July 15, 2011

Onorato seeks to fill $15 million hole 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 13, 2011

County shorted $15M by state 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 13, 2011

Mom charged after fire that killed 2 sons 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 13, 2011

Young fire victims' North Versailles mother charged 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 13, 2011

Despite humble jobs, Iraqi refugees here cherish their freedom 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 11, 2011

2 from Munhall charged with child abuse 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 6, 2011

Homewood resident wins Senior Celebration Idol 
New Pittsburgh Courier, July 1, 2011

June

Mr. Smalls hosts benefit concert tomorrow night 
YourNorthHills.com, June 29, 2011

A Long Road To a Safe Place Series
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 26, 2011 – June 28, 2011

 Candidates' Comedy Night will benefit local young people 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 28, 2011

After difficult year, Danny still has no place to call home 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 28, 2011

Tickets available for popular Candidates' Comedy Night fundraiser
Pine-Richland Patch, June 28, 2011
Note: also published in the North Hills Patch and Upper St .Clair Patch

Staff turnover at youth homes makes job more perilous
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 27, 2011

Left Home Alone, Children Call 911 After Getting Stuck In Closet
WTAE Pittsburgh's Channel 4, June 23, 2011

Youth services face 'perfect storm' in budget 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 23, 2011

People in area living longer, but US as whole falls behind 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 22, 2011

Agencies that aid mentally disabled laud court ruling 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 21, 2011

Baby boomers unsure about providing care for their parents 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 20, 2011

Older adults' fares rise for shared rides in Allegheny County 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 18, 2011

Summer youth employment cut 83 percent
New Pittsburgh Courier, June 15, 2011

City, county forced to cut summer youth job programs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 14, 2011

Flat funding means some county seniors won't get services 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 14, 2011

Allegheny County KEYS opens pathway to community service
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 13, 2011

Strangers, friends, even family members victimize the elderly 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 13, 2011

Free meals begin at scores of Allegheny County sites 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 13, 2011

Habitual teen runaways vex Pittsburgh shelters
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 11, 2011

Group homes to move to communities they serve
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 9, 2011

Penn Hills seeks grant funding, renews contracts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 7, 2011

What’s Out There to Help ‘Unemployable’ Seniors Find Work?
North Pittsburgh Community Magazine, June 6, 2011

Area's elderly face gap in care, officials say
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 3, 2011

May

A Man and His Mission: Dr. Jim Withers
Pittsburgh Magazine, May, 2011

Volunteer Opportunity: Local Refugee Career Mentoring Program. (Scroll down to page 209)
Bulletin of the Allegheny County Medical Society, May, 2011

Strong women honored at the YWCA's Tribute to Women Leadership Awards
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 31, 2011

Wonder women
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 29, 2011

Brookline couple have provided foster care for dozens of youths
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 26, 2011

Get your free produce here!
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 26, 2011

Hunch is more kids will come for free lunches
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 21, 2011

Fawn grandma in trouble over wandering tot
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 21, 2011

Boy, 7, passes out heroin at Carrick school
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 19, 2011

Census finds Pittsburgh is growing younger
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 19, 2011

Boy, 7, gives heroin to classmates at Carrick school
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 19, 2011

Dateline Pittsburgh: 5/19/2011
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 19, 2011

Social programs champion Anne Jones dead at 89
New Pittsburgh Courier, May 18, 2011

County SummerFood program slated to begin on June
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 18, 2011

Fab 40 showcases bright future
New Pittsburgh Courier, May 13, 2011

Newsmaker: Donald Clark
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 12, 2011

Countylines: News from Allegheny County Council
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 12, 2011

Seniors Enjoy Sun and Song at South Park Festival 
Baldwin-Whitehall Patch, May 12, 2011

Obituary: Charles R. Stowell / Tireless worker for county's elderly who helped restructure Kane
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 11, 2011

Agency On Aging's Programs Helping Caregivers Of Seniors
KDKA Pittsburgh, May 10, 2011

Family Support Centers protest cuts 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 7, 2011

Allegheny County announces 2011 Summer Concert Series
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 5, 2011

Congratulations to Angela Campbell!
FosterClub, May 5, 2011

Allegheny County Council ("Autism Awareness Month")
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 5, 2011

Onorato joins Obama in 'productive' White House meeting 
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 4, 2011

Onorato attends White House conference 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 4, 2011

South Park to host celebration of seniors
The Almanac, May 4, 2011

Child Abuse Prevention Month Awards Dinner at Westin Convention Center 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 3, 2011

$13 million in federal grants fuel county homeless projects 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 3, 2011

Springdale grandma ordered to complete parenting classes
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 3, 2011

Senior Celebration in South Park
Union-Finley Messenger, May 2, 2011

April

Corbett’s Cuts Would Eliminate Family Support Services Throughout the County 
Baldwin-Whitehall Patch, April 28, 2011

Pain management program helps seniors remain active
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 28, 2011

Outreach program finds the homeless who are hardest to help
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 25, 2011

Better Choices, Better Health: Free Workshops for Older Adults 
Western Pennsylvania Guide to Good Health, April, 2011

County program assists those who help elderly
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 18, 2011

Peer Group helps seniors break out of the cage of chronic disease
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 18, 2011

Wandering kids' parents arrested
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 16, 2011

Budget solution offered by state Dems
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 15, 2011

County provides dresses for Prom Dreams
New Pittsburgh Courier, April 15, 2011

Kids Found Wandering In Park; Passed-Out Parents Arrested
WTAE.com, April 14, 2011

Focus on homeless youths
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 14, 2011

CYF Investigating After 3 Kids Left Home Alone For Days
WPXI Pittsburgh, April 12, 2011

Adult children often step in to handle tasks for parents
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 11, 2011

Braddock community center to offer more than recreation
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 11, 2011

Child advocacy groups, local organizations discuss impending budget cuts, seek action
The Northside Chronicle, April 7, 2011

Welfare targeted to spare higher ed
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, April 7, 2011

pdf.gif A battle joined: School of Social Work partners with child welfare agencies 
Bridges Magazine, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, Spring 2011

March

Carnegie mayor goes mobile with meal deliveries
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 31, 2011

Services plentiful for older adults on Northside
The Northside Chronicle, March 30, 2011

Stylebook: Project Prom; Maris Baratelli trunk show at Lintons
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 29, 2011

Project Prom Video
KDKA, March 29, 2011

Project Prom Video
WTAE Pittsburgh's Channel 4, March 29, 2011

Those providing care to elderly can get help from Allegheny
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 28, 2011

McKeesport mom faces reckless endangerment charges
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 28, 2011

Refugees receive warm welcome at Pittsburgh event
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 27, 2011

Cinderella Story
Whirl Magazine, March 24, 2011

Project Prom to offer gown giveaway
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 24, 2011

Parents protest proposed Steel Valley Family Center cuts
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 23, 2011

Support for Family Caregivers (page 131)
Bulletin of the Allegheny County Medical Society, March 2011

Patricia L. Valentine joins the Pittsburgh Child Guidance Foundation's board
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 20, 2011
Note: Also published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Great Escape: Finding Family Support in Allegheny County
Moon Patch, March 16, 2011

Professors: Prison fails mentally ill women
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 13, 2011

State budget plan worries drug, alcohol managers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 12, 2011

Proposed state cuts to child welfare programs criticized
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 11, 2011

Allegheny County Council briefs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 10, 2011

Mental health cuts hit jobless hardest
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 7, 2011

Proposed LIHEAP cuts 
New Pittsburgh Courier, March 4, 2011

Legislation to Ban the “R” word
WDUQ Radio, March 3, 2011

Not too early to think about the prom -- or about giving your recent prom dress to Project Prom
Pop City, March 2, 2011

FEBRUARY

More students to be sought for after-school programs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 28, 2011

Sisters Place director receives award from diocese
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 24, 2011

Gwen's Girls shine: Young women in nonprofit program will offer poetry, dance
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 24, 2011

Project Prom Accepting Donations of Formal Attire and Accessories at Three Locations
UrbanMedia Today, February 24, 2011

Duquesne community learns 'what's up' about bullying
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 24, 2011

Project Prom donations
New Pittsburgh Courier, February 23, 2011

Police: Child found alone in Dormont; parents charged
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 21, 2011

Allegheny County Collecting Prom Dresses
Chartiers Valley Patch, February 15, 2011
Note: Also published in the Dormont Brookline Patch, Upper St Clair Patch, Sewickley Patch and Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch

One Book, One Community focuses on '29 Gifts'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 15, 2011

Oregon explores alternatives to expensive care inside the state mental hospital
OregonLive.com, February 12, 2011

Project Prom helps make every girl Cinderella for a night
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 10, 2011
Note: Also published in the Sunday Tribune-Review Weekend Edition and Your North Hills

What our research showed regarding CYF referrals
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 10, 2011

Project Prom Now Accepting Donations of Formal Attire and Accessories 
The South Pittsburgh Reporter, February 8, 2011
Note: Also published in the Sewickley Patch, Cranberry Patch, Moon Patch, Pittsburgh Urban Media
 

Revenue growth won't fill shortfall
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 2, 2011

JANUARY

County seeks gown, cash donations for 'Project Prom'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 29, 2011

County receives grant to combat homelessness
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 28, 2011

Allegheny County gets $4.7 million to aid homeless
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 28, 2011

Feds continue funding for county programs for homeless
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 27, 2011

Where to get help paying utility bills
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 27, 2011

Group for over-50 set cuts several programs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 25, 2011

Clairton gathering discusses parenting do’s and don’ts
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 25, 2011

Racial disproportionality remains subject of controversy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 23, 2011

CYF uses 'cultural consultants' to bridge gaps
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 23, 2011

Brewster pledges to seek revenues for food bank
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 21, 2011

Emergency heating program opens crisis center in January (News briefs: Jan. 17-21)
Your Penn Hills, January 17, 2011

Connellsville girl valued team member, on the court or in a boat
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 16, 2011

Councilman: Clairton needs less violence, more prayers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 13, 2011

Mom Jailed, Denies Leaving Baby Outside In East Liberty
WTAE Pittsburgh's Channel 4, January 12, 2011

Mom Accused Of Leaving Baby On East Liberty Doorstep Arrested
WPXI Pittsburgh, January 12, 2011

Mother leaves infant on East Liberty porch
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 11, 2011

Elizabeth Township landlord may face tenant abuse charges
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 4, 2011

LIHEAP Crisis Center Opens Today
Bulletin, Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, January 3, 2011