The Baker from Bloomfield

The Baker from Bloomfield

From across the valley a steel skeleton watches over Bloomfield, as if issuing a warning. Photo: Citizen Vrabelman Frank Hastings wakes each day on the floor of his empty Bloomfield apartment. His furniture and other belongings are in a storage facility across the...
What is the Realty Transfer Tax?

What is the Realty Transfer Tax?

In December 2016, Pittsburgh City Council approved the Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF) to support the creation and preservation of affordable housing. Like most every city in the nation, Pittsburgh’s shortage of affordable housing options has reached crisis...
Friends of Albright strive to save church

Friends of Albright strive to save church

BY THEA YOUNG Albright Community United Methodist Church and the attached parsonage at 486 South Graham Street in Bloomfield are points of contention between the Albright congregation members and the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference, the regional governing body...