A march for unions and higher wages ahead of Labor Day

Hours before Pittsburgh’s annual Labor Day parade, workers at the Oakland McDonald’s walked out Monday to join a constellation of leftist and labor groups to call for a $15 per hour wage and unionization for fast-food workers, hospital employees and...

Petition started for green infrastructure sewage project in Greenfield

The residents of Four Mile Run, an isolated neighborhood on the edge of Greenfield, have wanted one thing for a very long time: a major sewage infrastructure project to alleviate its flooding problems. The neighborhood nestled in a valley south of Oakland consistently...

‘Not Another Flint’ Town Hall Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd

Residents asked questions about the effects of lead poisoning, the cost of lead line replacement and the responsibilities of local landlords at a panel discussion about water issues Tuesday night. The standing room-only event, dubbed “Not Another Flint,” drew more...

Pittsburghers pour forth water concerns at East Liberty town hall

More than 200 city residents packed the town hall-style meeting Tuesday evening in East Liberty about Pittsburgh’s lead water problems, and if concern, frustration and anger came in bottles they would have held gallon jugs. Nayyirah Shariff, a community activist from...