New Voting Location

The Department of Administrative Services, Elections Division, is requesting that all Morningside residents that previously voted at the Morningside School now report to the Morningside VFW for the Primary Election on May 20, 2014, and all other future elections. Any resident with a question regarding the change in venue is encouraged to contact Laurence J. Szurley of the Department of Administrative Services at 412-350-4525.

District 7 Candidates Forum

From the Highland Park Community Council website….

The Highland Park Community Council is hosting a District 7 City Council Seat Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 17 from 7:30pm to 9:00pm at the Union Project, 801 N. Negley Ave. All five candidates for Patrick Dowd’s seat will be participating.

The five candidates are:

  • Tony Ceoffe of Lawrenceville
  • Tom Fallon of Morningside
  • Deb Gross of Highland Park
  • David Powell of Morningside
  • James Wudarczyk of Bloomfield

The event will be facilitated by the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh. Carol Emerson, past president of the League, will be the moderator.

Submit your questions in advance or at the event: All District 7 residents may submit questions prior to the event via Twitter (#D7Forum), the HPCC Facebook page or the HPCC email Questions from the audience attending the event will be submitted in written form on notecards that will be made available to all guests.

Heth’s Run Bridge Construction Public Meeting with PennDot

Heth’s Run Bridge Construction
Public Meeting
August 27th, 6:30 PM
St. Raphael Multi Purpose Room
1154 Chislett St
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Senator Ferlo’s office has arranged a meeting to review the construction and traffic plans pertaining to the Heth’s Run Bridge Replacement Project with PennDot. Please email any questions  for Penn Dot and the contractor to answer at the meeting by August 21st.

Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program (PSYEP)

The Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program (PSYEP) provides a six week work experience for youth ages 14-21.  Work assignments follow two tracks:  conservation related outdoor work where youth crews help to restore or maintain public properties and parks; or internships in public sector or private sector offices performing a wide range of business or clerical functions. Youth are paid $7.25 per hour and work six hours per day.  The core work period is July 2nd through August 10th, 2012.

For more information:

Council to Go

Councilman Dowd will be hosting regularly scheduled Council- to-Go meetings at the Union Project, located at 801 N. Negley Ave. Union Project Council-to-Go meetings will serve residents of Morningside, Highland Park, and Stanton Heights, and other neighborhoods throughout District 7. Each Council-to-Go session will last from 7-8pm, with meeting dates included below:

February 7th May 2nd August 1st November 7th

To learn about additional Council-to-Go locations, visit http://