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Join us for a public meeting 
on the Proposed office building at 3422 Forbes Avenue
(lot 28-F-206, corner of Forbes Ave and Coltart St)
7 pm Thursday, October 6, 2016
Oakland Career Center, 294 Semple Street 
Developer Murland Associates will present plans for a proposed 7-story office building at Forbes and Coltart. Offer your thoughts and input. 
See the attached flyer for more info.

Cranberry Township Area Computer Recycling and Data Destruction Event – Saturday, September 24th 
Securely recycle your old computers this Saturday, September 24th. Commonwealth Computer Recycling (CCR) will be providing on-site hard drive shredding and recycling services this Saturday from 10am – 1pm at the St. Ferdinands Church. 
The following computer components will be accepted for FREE at this event:
  • Desktop, laptops, tablets, servers, hard drives (on-site data destruction will be offered for $10 per hard drive)
  • LCD (flat screen) monitors
  • Cell phones, Ipods, MP3 players, etc.
  • Computer peripherals include keyboards, mice, printers (< 50lbs), power supplies, motherboards / circuit Boards, cables, UPS batteries & backup systems, power supplies, memory, hard drives, computer fans, routers, switches, wireless routers, access points, bridges, firewalls, cabling, modems, KVM switches
  • Phones, phone systems
  • AC adapter & wiring
The following items will be accepted for a $10 DISPOSAL FEE:
  • Audio/video equipment
  • Radio, receivers, amplifiers, tuners, equalizers, tape decks
  • VCR, DVD & Blue Ray Players
  • Wooden speakers
  • Consumer/household goods
  • Sweepers, hair dryers, toasters, blenders, coffee makers, microwaves and other consumer electronics
  • Small Freon containing appliances including window air conditioners and dehumidifiers
The following items will NOT BE ACCEPTED:
  • Universal Waste
  •    Alkaline batteries
  •    Light bulbs
  • Large Freon containing appliances
  • TVs / CRT (old style) monitors
St. Ferdinands Church is located a 2535 Rochester Rd in Cranberry Township. CCR is Department of Environmental Protection permitted and an R2 certified Responsible Recycler. 
Can't attend the event? CCR offers data destruction by mail. Checkout our mailback program at www.cybercrunchrecycling.org 
Portion of proceeds benefit Portion of proceeds benefit the St. Ferdinands Church. 
Commonwealth Computer Recycling LLC 
1628 Roseytown Road Unit 8
Greensburg, PA 15601 

Healthy Ride FREE Ride Day 9/25 
Join Healthy Ride on Sunday, September 25 for a day of FREE riding brought to you by Allegheny Health Network. All riding is free from 12:01am to 11:59pm and there is no limit on trip duration. It's easy to participate; the free rate will automatically apply to all Healthy Ride rentals. Find your nearest Healthy Ride station on their Station Map or the nextbike mobile app. 
All riders must have a Healthy Ride account to rent bicycles. New riders can set up an account online at healthyridepgh.com, on the nextbike app, or by calling Customer Service 412-535-5189.   
September 25th offers a full day of fitness with Pittsburgh's 39th Annual Great Race! Run, walk, and bike your way through one of the most active days of the year. #TakeHealthyRide to the race shuttle or to watch your favorite runner cross the finish line.      

Pittsburgh is the most fun city in the northeast, a study from WalletHub concludes. 
“Absolutely, Pittsburgh really did represent well, especially for the northeast,” WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez told KDKA money editor Jon Delano on Monday. 
Gonzalez says Pittsburgh ranks 14 out of 150 cities when it comes to entertainment, recreation, nightlife, and cost. 
Las Vegas, Orlando and Miami rank one, two, and three, but Pittsburgh beat out cities like San Francisco, Honolulu, and, of course, Philadelphia. 
Pittsburgh ranks high in many categories — like sports teams and public swimming pools — but one area stands out. 
“Pittsburgh ranks number one in terms of the access to bars so that’s both the number of bars per capita and the number of bars per square mile,” notes Gonzalez. 

PennDOT/CMU Forbes Avenue Improvement Projects Website Updated
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On, August 31st, a public meeting was held to share the design plans and schedule for the Forbes Avenue Betterment Project and the Oakland/CMU Forbes Corridor Improvements Project. Over 250 people attended the meeting held at CMU’s University Center, Rangos Ballroom.


For more information about the initiative, history of the project and project updates visit the project microsite.

Click here to view or download the presentation.

Submit a comment form by Monday, September 26th    

Please join the Zone 4 Public Safety Council, the Pittsburgh Police and Chief McLay for a town hall meeting this Thursday, Sept. 15th, 6-9 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Firefighters #1 Union Hall at 120 Flowers Avenue, Hazelwood.
  • Share public safety concerns.
  • Review crime statistics.
  • Provide feedback on community and police relations.
  • Tell us how the police can better serve your community.
  • Refreshments will be served.
Voting information now available by text; 2 million in Pa. aren't registered
Pennsylvania has just launched a voter registration text messaging service. Eligible Pennsylvania citizens can text the word "PA" to "2Vote" (28683) on their smartphones. The user will receive a link that provides direct access to the online voter registration application, voter registration status, polling place locator and link to contacts for county offices and the Department of State. 
The text message link also provides users with important dates and deadlines significant to the Nov. 8 general election. Standard messaging rates may apply.  
Know someone who's not registered to vote? Oct. 11 is the deadline to register before the Nov. 8 election, when candidates for president, U.S. senator and other offices will be on the ballot. Pennsylvania now has online registration at www.votespa.com.  
Questions? Call the Allegheny County Elections Division at 412-350-4500. 
Other important deadlines:
•    Nov. 1: Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot 
•    Nov. 4: Last day to return a completed civilian absentee ballot


Having fun doesn’t have to empty your wallet! Many of Pittsburgh’s annual events are free, family friendly and deliver a unique experience.

A sampling of ongoing and upcoming events and places to visit:
Check out their website for the complete list and links to respective sites.
Also a few of the “10 great family adventures in Pittsburgh this September” from NEXTPittsburghInline image 1


In observance of Labor Day, City of Pittsburgh offices will be closed and there will be no garbage collection on Monday, Sept. 5, but six regional city pools will be open. 
Citiparks Facilities  
Weather permitting, all six Citiparks spray parks will be open from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and six Citiparks swimming pools will be open from 1 – 5:45 p.m. Labor Day is the final day of operation for the following Citiparks pools: Highland Park, Jack Stack (Brighton Heights), Moore (Brookline), Ormsby (South Side), Ream (Mt. Washington) and Sue Murray (North Side). 
In addition to city offices, Citiparks’ 10 recreation centers and 14 Healthy Active Living centers for seniors will be closed Monday. The Farmers Market in East Liberty is also closed on Monday. All city offices and facilities will reopen Tuesday. 
Refuse Collection  
There will not be any city refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Monday and all collections will be one day later.