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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Renzie Park improvements under way

Contractor shows bleacher work to city officials

There’s a lot happening in Renzie Park this summer!

On August 23, the City of McKeesport was able to share future plans for Renziehausen Park with the Allegheny Regional Asset District's Board of Directors during an annual hearing on park improvements and operations. Mayor Mike Cherepko’s long-term plan fo...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Gifts of God opens doors in McKeesport

Pastor cuts ribbon at church opening

A new church has opened in McKeesport as the local installation of Praise Christian Centers International.

The Gifts of God Fellowship Praise Christian Center formally opened its doors today at 906 Fawcett Avenue in McKeesport. Festivities included a ceremonial key presentation, ribbon cutting, worship service, and banquet. Pastor Chanjo Phiri welcomed Apostle...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: June 15, 2022

McKeesport Rising paves way for development

Mayor meets Get-Go staff

McKeesport Rising is under way in 2022 with demolition, paving, and economic development at the forefront of this year’s plans.

“In our first few phases over the last four years, we razed 400 buildings in town – many residential and some commercial – and we have gotten started on hundreds more in 2022,” Mayor Michael Cherepko said. &ldqu...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 31, 2022

McKeesport residents plant with Tree Pittsburgh

Volunteers giving away trees

Tree Pittsburgh’s motto of protecting and growing the urban forest of Southwestern Pennsylvania is at work in McKeesport.

The organization partnered with Mayor Michael Cherepko’s office to host a reservation-only tree giveaway in Renziehausen Park on April 30. Due to the overwhelming initial response to the event, Tree Pittsburgh a second wave of free trees specifi...

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The Mayor's Office