Posted on: October 27, 2017

Greater Allegheny campus cuts ribbon for Penn State-McKeesport Community Center

Ribbon is cut outside the Penn State - McKeesport Community Center

Penn State University’s Greater Allegheny Campus marked the opening of a partnership with its host community of McKeesport with an Oct. 25 ribbon-cutting ceremony at a new satellite facility in the city’s downtown.

The Penn State-McKeesport Community Center is the anchor tenant of the Common Ground Building, a city-owned office building at 410 Ninth Ave. that is home to PurePenn LLC, the Ninth Street Clinic, and other tenants. It will house health and safety outreac...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Renzie Rib Fest serves food, fun

Man grilling ribs

The Renzie Rib Fest had another successful Labor Day weekend filled with great music and barbecue.

Folks from across Allegheny and Westmoreland counties gathered on the Lions Bandshell grounds for a fun-filled weekend of music, fireworks and regional barbecue from September 1 through 4.

The sixth annual Renzie Rib Fest, sponsored by the McKeesport Lions...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Neighborhood groups host National Night Out

Mothers and children serve ice cream sundaes

McKeesport’s Fawcett Plan and Haler Heights task forces invited public safety organizations and city officials to take part in National Night Out festivities on August 1.

Across the United States, municipal police, fire departments and ambulance agencies use National Night Out to engage with their community – often by visiting block parties and other neighborhood gatherings.

“We look to take part in as m...

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