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  Pittsburgh PA Allegheny County Pennsylvania links directory
Allegheny county, southwestern Pennsylvania, U.S., consisting of a hilly region on the Allegheny Plateau bounded to the southeast by the Monongahela and Youghiogheny rivers and to the northeast by the Allegheny River.
The Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela rivers converge in the centre of the county to form an area known as the Golden Triangle; this was a strategic point of contention between the French and the English, who fortified the area with Fort Duquesne (1754) and Fort Pitt (1761), respectively.
The estimated population of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in 1994 was 358,883.
www.alleghenycounty.net   (5040 words)

  Allegheny County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A 2004 study by the University of Pittsburgh stated that Allegheny County would be better served by consolidating the southeastern portion of the county (which includes many small, poor communities) into one large municipality, called "Rivers City", which would have a combined population of approximately 250,000.
Allegheny County is known for the three rivers that flow through the county and meet in Pittsburgh: the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers.
In the county, the population is spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Allegheny_County,_Pennsylvania   (1236 words)

 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Allegheny River, Mountains, and County get their name from the Indians who were also in the area.
Captain claimed the Ohio Valley and all of Western Pennsylvania for Louis XV of France.
Before January 1, 2000, there were 3 county commissioners.
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 Pennsylvania - Allegheny County - Communities at Risk - Toxics - Sierra Club
In Pennsylvania, nearly 5 million people (children, the elderly, and those with chronic respiratory disease) are at risk from air pollution in 31 counties with ozone monitors.
Both perpetrator and victim, Pennsylvania emits an immense amount of air pollution, spewing almost 50 percent of all the nitrogen oxide pollution (critical ingredient for smog) in the northeastern United States.
Pollution in twenty-four Pennsylvania counties remains as bad as in 2002; six counties showed an increase in unhealthy ozone days, and a seventh rural county (Tioga County) received a grade of "D" for its worsening air quality.
www.sierraclub.org /communities/pa/allegheny.asp   (818 words)

 Description of the Geology of Allegheny County Pennsylvania
In its center, Pittsburgh, the chief city of Western Pennsylvania, at the head of the Ohio river, occupies the space between the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, having Allegheny City opposite to it on the triangular flood-plain of the Ohio west of the Allegheny, and South Pittsburgh stretching slong the southern river bank.
Between the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, however, the higher lands east of Pittsburgh preserve large areas of the bed, more or less separated by valleys of erosion.
From: A geological hand atlas of the sixty-seven counties of Pennsylvania :embodying the results of the field work of the survey, from 1874 to 1884.
www.libraries.psu.edu /emsl/guides/X/allegheny.htm   (348 words)

 Allegheny County Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Counties)
The county seat of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is Pittsburgh.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 1,256,806, a decrease of 79,643 over the 1990 census.
McKeesport is located in Allegheny County, southeast of Pittsburgh on the banks of the Ohio River.
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 Pennsylvania Allegheny County Lawyers at LawSeek.net :: Pennsylvania Allegheny County Lawyers & Pennsylvania Allegheny ...
Pennsylvania Allegheny County Lawyers at LawSeek.net :: Pennsylvania Allegheny County Lawyers & Pennsylvania Allegheny County Attornys
Choosing an Pennsylvania Allegheny County lawyer or Pennsylvania Allegheny County Law Firm to represent you in Allegheny County is an important decision.
Quickly and easily find a Pennsylvania Allegheny County Attorney by browsing our directory of Pennsylvania Lawyers and Local Pennsylvania Law Firms.
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 The Body: Pennsylvania: Allegheny County Board of Health to Draft Regulation Establishing Rules for Needle-Exchange ...
The Allegheny County, Pa., Board of Health on Wednesday at a meeting agreed to draft a regulation that would allow a local pilot needle-exchange program to continue to operate and ensure accountability of the program, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
The Allegheny County Health Department last month held three public hearings on the program, during which most people expressed their support for continuing the program.
County Health Director Bruce Dixon said that the health board's role would be to establish the rules under which the program operates and is held accountable, the Post-Gazette reports.
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 Influenza Vaccination Status of Persons Aged 65-79 Years -- Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, February-March 1997
To estimate the prevalence of influenza vaccination, assess barriers to influenza vaccine use in the county, and to evaluate Medicare claims as a measure of vaccination use, the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) conducted a telephone survey of residents aged 65-79 years during February-March 1997.
Sources of these limitations may be an insufficient number of claims filed by physicians in Allegheny County for influenza vaccinations and an increased enrollment of Medicare beneficiaries in managed-care organizations, which do not report vaccination data to the Health Care Financing Administration.
However, because less than 21% of residents aged greater than or equal to 65 years in Allegheny County were members of a managed-care organization in 1996 (4), the low vaccination claims probably were not caused by enrollment of Medicare beneficiaries in managed-care organizations.
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 General Information, Allegheny Regional Asset District, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Created by the Allegheny County Commissioners on March 31, 1994, under the authority of Act 77 of 1993, the District is a special purpose, area wide unit of local government.
The geography of the District is the same as Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
The County is authorized by the Act to levy a 1% sales tax identical to the state sales tax in order to fund the activities of the District and provide funds for county and local government tax reform.
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 Water Fluoridation in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Shaler is currently one of the nine water suppliers in Allegheny County who don't add fluoride to drinking water.
In Allegheny County, approximately 93 percent of residents drinks fluoridated water.
In Pennsylvania, 53 percent of residents who receive public water get fluoride when they turn on the tap, said Dr. Neil Gardner, a dentist with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Health.
www.actionpa.org /fluoride/allegheny   (3485 words)

 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Genealogical Records Information
However, an increase of 15 percent in the county's figure for value added from manufactures between 1987 and 1992 suggests that the economy may have finally stabilized.
The peak of Allegheny County's population was 1,628,587 in 1960; the peak for Pittsburgh was 676,806 in 1950-and it is now only 369,879.
Farms still cover 9.2 percent of the land, and Allegheny is the ninth ranked mushroom-producing county.
www.negenealogy.com /pa/pa_county/al.htm   (777 words)

 The Smokers Club, Inc. - PA Allegheny County
Before the Allegheny County Board of Health asks residents if they would support a smoking ban in the workplace (including bars and restaurants), it should ask if they are willing to ban smoking in every residence.
However, Allegheny County, the state of Pennsylvania and even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cannot tell you the name of one person who died of secondhand smoke.
The legality of the ban with the county has come into question before, although that may no longer be an issue as the state is considering legislation of its own.
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 The Allegheny County Labor Council - Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Representing the Allegheny City Trades Assembly, in August 1866, he was quite prominent at the National Labor Union's founding convention in Baltimore, Maryland.
The strike's ultimate suppression by both the Pennsylvania and Federal authorities, convinced Armstrong that independent political action by labor was necessary.
Not surprisingly, these inflationary advocates gained the common sobriquet of "Greenbackers." Throughout August 1877 various public conclaves were convened around Allegheny County, where the participants began building a viable organization for the Greenback Labor Party.
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 The Political Graveyard: Allegheny County, Pa.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1898-1903; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 5th District, 1906-29; appointed 1906.
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1837-39, 1840-41; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1843-45.
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 Allegheny Graphics Website Design - Kittanning, PA
It should be professionally serviced to continuously parallel the evolution and growth of the business or organization it represents.
Allegheny Graphics is accepting resumés from qualified graphic designers and programmers.
Since early 2005, Allegheny Graphics has donated website design to 21 Non-Profit organizations.
www.alleghenygraphics.com   (206 words)

 Pennsylvania Vital Records Information for Counties (A)
For marriage records, contact the Marriage License Clerks, County Court House in county where license was issued.
For divorce records, contact the Prothonotary Court House in county seat of county where the divorce was granted.
This page tells how to obtain copies of vital records such as birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses and divorce decrees in Pennsylvania Counties.
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 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, and Pittsburgh Government, Pennsylvania Department, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, and Pittsburgh Government, Pennsylvania Department, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Explains how Pennsylvania consumers can choose their own electricity, local telephone, and natural gas suppliers.
The Pennsylvania Code is an official publication of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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 Clerk of Courts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All matters that relate to a criminal case in Allegheny County find a home in the Clerk of Courts Office.
Motions are filed, dockets are maintained, expungements are processed, summary appeals are filed and hearing scheduled, bail bonds are processed, case records are maintained and archived, court ordered fines and costs are collected, court ordered restitution is paid to victims.
These daily activities are an integral component of the criminal justice system in Allegheny County.
www.county.allegheny.pa.us /cofc/index.asp   (171 words)

 Allegheny County Jail   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is the mission of Allegheny County Jail to maintain a safe and secure facility that adheres to court orders, to provide through a comprehensive management system, rehabilitative/habilitative treatment and education programs for inmates, and to collaborate with other societal systems for the return of offenders back to society less dangerous.
The County derives revenue from per diem payments for housing of federal prisoners.
The budget for 1999 is included in the 1999 Annual Report.
www.county.allegheny.pa.us /jail/index.asp   (111 words)

 Business Wire: Orbis Online Awarded Contract from Allegheny Co... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Allegheny County, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., has awarded Orbis Online a contract to conduct reverse auctions.
Allegheny County's Division of Purchasing and Supplies buys goods and services for a variety of agencies in the county.
"Allegheny County has prior experience in using reverse auctions, and we are proud that they selected us for this contract," said Phil Huebner, Vice President of Operations at Orbis Online.
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 Allegheny County Sheriff's Office - Sheriff Sales
The Sheriff Sales are held in the Gold Room on the 4th floor of the Allegheny County Courthouse, 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
These forms are available at the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office or on the Internet.
This is the company that bought the Allegheny County Tax Liens at one time and are now selling property based on their lien.
www.sheriffalleghenycounty.com /shersale.html   (1107 words)

 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Pennsylvania - Localities   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The counties addressed are Allegheny, Armstrong, Bedford, Beaver, Blair, Butler, Cameron, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland.
For anyone with a genealogical interest in the Pennsylvania counties of Somerset, Bedford, Cambria and Fayette; the Maryland counties of Garrett and Allegany; and the border counties in West Virginia.
Bradford and Tioga Counties in Pennsylvania and Chemung County in New York.
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 A Directory of Orphanages for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Department, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
The staff has produced this directory of over seventy institutions in Allegheny County and adjacent counties.
To learn more about the history of institutional child care in Pennsylvania, you may wish to read the pathfinder, From Almshouse to Asylum: Orphans in Allegheny County.
Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division: microfilm records from 1915 currently (November 2002) held by Three Rivers Adoption Council.
www.clpgh.org /locations/pennsylvania/orphanages   (255 words)

 Miscellaneous Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Obituaries
She was born in Sewickley on Aug. 7, 1929, a daughter of the late Carl and Ruth (Schell) Boop.
A native of Ranshaw in central Pennsylvania, Sister Thomas was the third of 14 children of the late Peter and Helen Kadyszewski, member of St.
She was born on Dec. 12, 1919 in Chartiers, Pa, a daughter of the late Marlon and Eva (White) Cain.
www.obitcentral.com /obitsearch/obits/pa/pa-allegheny1.htm   (8791 words)

 Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA
Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA > Introduction
Once a flat sea floor, millions of years of erosion have carved the surface of Allegheny County into a maze of ridges and valleys.
Pittsburgh sits where the Monongahela River from the south, and the Allegheny River from the north, join to form the Ohio.
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