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  • from-haiti-to-homewood-thread-aims-to-put-people-back-to-work

    From Haiti to Homewood,...

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette April 10, 2018 by Sara Bauknecht Ian Rosenberger knows a thing or two about job creation. Since the devastating earthquake hit Haiti in 2010, the 36-year-old Ambridge native has been...

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  • pitt-to-launch-innovation-lab-makerspace-in-homewood

    Pitt to launch innovation...

    Pittsburgh Business Times March 7, 2018 by Stacey Federoff The University of Pittsburgh will open an innovation lab and makerspace in Pittsburgh\'s Homewood neighborhood. The Manufacturing Assistance Center Makerspace, located at 7800 Susquehanna...

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  • opening-supermarkets-in-food-deserts-improves-health-of-residents-even-if-they-dont-buy-healthier-food

    Opening Supermarkets in Food...

    Organic Authority January 1, 2018 by Emily Monaco   Opening new supermarkets in low-income food deserts may improve the health of residents, no matter their shopping habits, according to a new RAND Corporation Study. The study’s...

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  • nonprofit-takes-healthy-homes-initiative-to-20-households-in-homewood

    Nonprofit takes healthy homes...

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette December 31, 2017 by Diana Nelson Jones   Carl Talbott knew his house was drafty, but he was blown away by the evidence: wind, like a hair dryer set on high...

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  • pittsburgh-is-hoping-to-preserve-many-of-the-low-income-bethesda-homewood-housing-units

    Pittsburgh is hoping to...

    Pittsburgh Public Source December 23, 2017 by Mark Kramer and Juliette Rihl  Todd Griffin, a 45-year-old single dad, has lived in Homewood his entire life. But he fears his time in the neighborhood may be...

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  • uptick-in-hill-district-health-food-security-followed-grocery-stores-opening-study-says

    Uptick in Hill District...

    TribLive December 19, 2017 by Matthew Santoni Hill District residents\' health and food security appear to have improved since the long-awaited opening of a full-service supermarket, especially compared to other neighborhoods with...

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  • pittsburgh-city-council-takes-steps-to-approve-realty-tax-increase-unveils-plan-to-put-money-into-affordable-housing-fund

    Pittsburgh City Council takes...

    Pittsburgh Public Source December 13, 2017 by J. Dale Shoemaker Pittsburgh’s City Council with a preliminary vote on Wednesday supported the 0.5 percent increase of the Realty Transfer Tax to help...

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  • recent-events-in-pittsburgh-have-residents-buying-black

    Recent events in Pittsburgh...

    December 8, 2017 Pittsburgh Courier by Diane I. Daniels Holidays the perfect time for Black business owners to display their products The past few weeks have been saturated with insightful activities and events....

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  • pittsburgh-councilmans-bill-would-create-warning-list-of-problematic-hud-properties

    Pittsburgh councilman’s bill would...

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette October 24, 2017 Kate Giammarise As more than 100 low-income East End tenants are facing possible relocation from their federally subsidized homes, Pittsburgh Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess has introduced legislation...

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  • inclusion-meetings-scheduled-at-cea-for-homewood-development-project

    Inclusion meetings scheduled at...

    Pittsburgh Courier September 13, 2017 by Christian Morrow The Community Empowerment Association will host a series of meetings ahead of the final phase of the Addison Terrace development, called the Kelly Hamilton...

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