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The Neighborhood Files
The reloadable plastic smart cards are intended to eliminate the need for paper passes and tickets, according to the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
More than 23,000 federal workers and retirees live in Allegheny County. How will sequestration affect them—and the economy to which they contribute?
News, Patch's House & Home, Holiday Guide
Is your Christmas tree dropping its needles or looking a little tired? Drop it off to be turned into mulch at a county park near your home.
Police & Fire, Holiday Guide
If the snow can't keep you at home, read and heed these reminders from Pennsylvania State Police in Moon before getting behind the wheel.
Open Secrets has published a list of recipients of National Rifle Association campaign contributions that also includes outgoing U.S. Reps. Mark Critz of Johnstown and Jason Altmire of McCandless, both Democrats.
News, Holiday Guide
Share the photo of the child you love best with a nutcracker to enter Patch's "Nutcracker Tradition" contest. Winners will receive a pair of tickets to the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's upcoming holiday production of "The Nutcracker."
Below are guidelines for our "Nutcracker Tradition" contest, running from Dec. 6-18. No purchase is required to enter or win.
Opinion, Local Connections, Halloween
This "Pirate Carrying a Mermaid" optical illusion has been named the winner of Patch's Best Halloween Costume in America contest. Its creator—and wearer —will receive a $5,000 prize for assembling the most creative and innovative costume.
The Pennsylvania winner, who will receive $250, will now be entered to win the $5,000 grand prize in Patch's Best Halloween Costume in America contest.
Business, Patch's House & Home
The voluntary recall involves Nesquik powder only — no other products, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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