Protesters Block Streets for Ellis School Cleaning Crew’s Low Wages

Protesters blocked streets and chanted in Shadyside on Saturday so administrators at the Ellis School could hear their message. The protesters blocked traffic on Fifth Avenue for several minutes outside the Ellis School while police stood by on guard. They’re speaking...

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...