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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Transportation Center a Catalyst for Downtown Development

Mayor Speaking at Podium

The March 17 unveiling of Port Authority of Allegheny County’s new and improved McKeesport Transportation Center is a standout example of the positive strides taking place in McKeesport right now.

State, county, and local officials gathered along Lysle Boulevard on March 17 for the Port Authority of Allegheny County’s unveiling of a new and improved McKeesport Transportation Center. This modernized facility is a standout example of the po...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Cherepko shares 5-year plan with RAD

City officials partipating in a virtual meeting

Mayor Michael Cherepko joined the Allegheny Regional Asset District board of directors for a web-based meeting to discuss future projects at Renziehausen Park.

Mayor Michael Cherepko joined the Allegheny Regional Asset District board of directors for a web-based meeting to discuss future projects at Renziehausen Park. While City Administrator Tom Maglicco and others share updates with RAD on an annual basis, the...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: May 4, 2022

McKeesport Seeking Greenspace Opportunities

Volunteers reviewing documents

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has undertaken a community greening assessment project in McKeesport – engaging community residents, municipal officials and staff, and other community partners.

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has undertaken a community greening assessment project in McKeesport – engaging community residents, municipal officials and staff, and other community partners.

The project seeks to implement greening projects, i...

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

McKeesport Lions Celebrate Centennial

Lions Club Members Speaking at Podium

The McKeesport Lions Club celebrated 100 years of service with a February 15 banquet. The club was formed on February 27, 1922, as a local charter of Lions Clubs International, whose members strive to improve their communities and the world.

The McKeesport Lions Club celebrated 100 years of service with a February 15 banquet at the Palisades Events Center. The club was formed on February 27, 1922, as a local charter of Lions Clubs International, whose members strive to improve their communiti...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: November 21, 2021

McKeesport Hosts 56th Annual Santa Parade

Santa on a fire truck

McKeesport welcomed visitors from across the Mon Valley to enjoy the 56th annual Salute to Santa parade on November 20.

McKeesport welcomed visitors from across the Mon Valley to enjoy the 56th annual Salute to Santa parade on November 20.

 Each year, the city kicks off the holiday season with this exciting procession of student groups, marching bands, community or...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: December 13, 2021

Festival of Trees Features a Variety of Themes

Decorated Christmas Tree

The 2021 Festival of Trees featured 67 entries from community groups, service agencies, churches, and student organizations across the McKeesport area – welcoming guests to the Jacob Woll (Main) Pavilion in Renziehausen Park on December 2 through 6, 2021.

The 2021 Festival of Trees featured 67 entries from community groups, service agencies, churches, and student organizations across the McKeesport area – welcoming guests to the Jacob Woll (Main) Pavilion in Renziehausen Park on December 2 through 6.

“The F...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: November 7, 2021

BPW Celebrates 90 years as McKeesport Club

Business and Professional Women

Congratulations to the McKeesport Business and Professional Women’s Club, who gathered to celebrate the organization’s 90th anniversary on November 6!

The McKeesport Business and Professional Women’s Club gathered to celebrate the organization’s 90th anniversary on November 6, 2021.

While the group’s official anniversary took place in 2020, the celebration was delayed for CO...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Kiwanis Club Celebrates 100 Years of Service

Kiwanis Club Members

The Kiwanis Club of McKeesport/White Oak celebrated its centennial with a banquet at the Palisades on November 18, 2021.

The Kiwanis Club of McKeesport/White Oak celebrated its centennial with a banquet at the Palisades on November 18.

Mayor Michael Cherepko joined local and state officials in offering congratulations to this club, its leadership, and its many members for ke...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 31, 2021

Children Celebrate Halloween with Costume Parade

Mother with Son in Superhero Costume

Local families gathered at the Andrew J. Jakomas Blue-Top Pavilion in Renziehausen Park for McKeesport’s annual Halloween Parade.

Local families gathered at the Andrew J. Jakomas Blue-Top Pavilion in Renziehausen Park on October 30, 2021, for McKeesport’s annual Halloween Parade! 

Children received prizes for the best costumes, including the scariest, silliest, and...

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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: September 30, 2021

College Club Celebrates Centennial

Mayor Presenting Proclamation to College Club President

McKeesport College Club members celebrated the club’s 100th anniversary with a September 30, 2021, banquet at Antonelli’s Event Center.

The McKeesport College Club was founded in 1921 as a means to unite the college-educated women of the McKeesport community for the purpose of educational work, outreach, and sociability. Its activities include annual scholarships and supporting various ca...

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The Mayor's Office