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Lake Wightman - The lights along Wightman Street are reflected in water that flowed into the rain garden on in Wightman Park. The park, which underwent a complete rehabilitation in 2020 is also now hooked up to the stormwater system from the streets around the park. April 11, when the 2.5 inches of rain fell on Squirrel Hill, was the first test of the whole system which showed that the infrastructure worked. Find out more about what's happening in the East End by picking up Print at one of our retailers. Never miss another issue by subscribing to Print today.

From the April issue...


City considers expanding bow hunting of deer

Mayor Ed Gainey's administration is considering expanding the pilot program in which archers killed a combined 108 deer in Frick and Riverview parks. The deer population doubles every two years. In 2020 and 2021 500 deer were killed in collisions with cars. The  program may be expanded into Schenley, Emerald View and Highland parks, with possible eventual expansion into Hays and the greenways.


 Read more in the April 18.


PPS turns to the courts for help

Tax appeals by Downtown commercial real estate landlords have blown a hole in the school district's budget. Now the district has filed a lawsuit to force Allegheny County to perform a complete reassessment of properties in order to bring real estate valuations, and hence property taxes, into line with the reality of what properties are worth. 

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Singer, activist Anne Feeney to be honored on May Day 

The Heinz History Center will have a panel at noon on May 1 on the live and career of Anne Feeney, an activist for labor and feminist causes, who is featured in the new exhibit "A Woman's Place: How Women Shaped Pittsburgh." That night, at 6 p.m. there will be a memorial concert at Mr. Smalls Theater in Millvale for Feeney, who died in 2021 of Covid-19.

Read about more about the events in the April issue of Print.

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