In honor of National Foster Care Month, we’re hosting “Rally for Children - Soul Train Edition” 11 am - 12 noon on May 22. Join current & past foster youth, social service agencies & the County Executive to rally support for kids in foster care. Learn more & RSVP.
It’s National Safe Boating Week. We remind boaters that drowning is the #1 cause of death in recreational boating accidents. In 2011, 84% of boaters who drowned were not wearing life jackets! Informed boaters are also safer. Get safety tips & review boating regulations.
Allegheny County, Friends of the Riverfront, Pa. Environmental Council, McKees Rocks, Stowe Twp., Coraopolis & Neville Twp. have completed the Ohio River Trail Plan, which provides safe pedestrian & bicycle routes through those communities. Read more.
Facilities that prepare foods are required to have at least one certified worker on site during operating hours. The Health Dept. announced the June-Sept. schedule of food protection certification courses. Get the details.
Until Sept. 30, the Health Dept. will issue advisories to indicate if river water quality is normal, or contaminated by a combined sewer overflow. A CSO alert does not prohibit recreation, but use caution & minimize water contact. Get information & sign up for text alerts.
Allegheny County honors & remembers the countless men & women who have died protecting our nation, defending liberty & preserving democracy. Have a safe & happy Memorial Day.