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Posted on: April 1, 2020

McKeesport secures funds to support revitalization

Mayor Cherepko and Senator Brewster walk along Fifth Avenue

When Mayor Michael Cherepko introduced the McKeesport Rising Project, it renewed enthusiasm for neighborhood improvements and economic development. Now, over the course of a six-year grant period McKeesport will receive $2.7 million for these efforts.

When McKeesport Mayor Michael Cherepko introduced the McKeesport Rising Project with the city’s 2018 budget, it was presented with visions of a resilient phoenix rising from the blight of a tired Rust Belt town to reveal a renewed enthusiasm for...

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