Monthly Archives: January 2019


January 2019

Take Charge of Your Health: Immunizations and Vaccination

2019-01-16T09:22:22-05:00January 16th, 2019|Health, Making News|

This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on immunizations and busting some of the vaccination myths floating around.  Bee Schindler, community engagement  coordinator  with the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science  Institute, and Esther L.  Bush, president and CEO  of the Urban League of  Greater Pittsburgh, spoke about this topic. BS: Good [...]

City home ownership program assists record number of low to moderate income families

2021-08-06T14:15:29-04:00January 4th, 2019|Making News, Uncategorized|

Originally published: January 3, 2019 South Pittsburgh Reporter The Housing Authority City of Pittsburgh’s (HACP) homeownership program helped 21 low-to-moderate income families purchase homes last year, a five-fold increase since the program was relaunched in 2014. All 21 households received closing cost assistance and 12 received a soft second mortgage – a forgivable mortgage with [...]

Let’s make every day a day of tolerance

2019-01-03T10:31:49-05:00January 3rd, 2019|Making News, Uncategorized|

By: Esther L. Bush Originally Published: December 19, 2018 Smart Business Pittsburgh One can reasonably argue that the opposite of love is not hatred, it is fear. Hatred actually focuses on the other person, even if negatively. Fear, however, is a prehistorically ingrained visceral reaction intended solely for self-protection. When it comes to abject fear, [...]

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