Cutthroat Island, Part One

Cutthroat Island, Part One

East Liberty’s trajectory was altered by three events that defined the month of July 2015. Early on, more than 200 residents of the Penn Plaza apartment complex were served 90-day eviction notices. A couple of weeks later, an emergency meeting was held by city...
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...