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Welcoming students to be good neighbors

OPDC is distributing 1,500 Good Neighbor bags to students living off-campus in Oakland. University of Pittsburgh resident assistants helped us assemble the welcome packets, which include information about Oakland’s residential neighborhoods, how to get involved as a volunteer, and trash and recycling resources. OPDC created this initiative in 2012 in response to community concerns about […]

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Pittsburgh Vacant Lot Toolkit Orientation

The city is hosting a Vacant Lot Toolkit Orientation session on December 8th from 6-8pm at the South Side Market House, 1 Bedford Square. If you’ve ever wondered about how to acquire a vacant lot or what you can legally do on a vacant lot in your neighborhood, this meeting is for you! Contact to […]

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New police commander dialogues with Oakwatch

Oakwatch: The Oakland Code Enforcement Project partners with the City of Pittsburgh Zone 4 Police Department to tackle public safety challenges in Oakland. Former Zone 4 Commander Kathy Degler was recently promoted to Commander of Support Services, and Daniel Herrmann was promoted to Zone 4 Commander. Oakwatch thanks Commander Degler for her years of service […]

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