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It was just a short time ago that the world turned upside down - Saturday, March 14, Allegheny County announced the first two confirmed cases of COVID-19. Within days all "non-essential-non-life-sustaining" businesses were ordered to shutter their doors. Here Dr. Donald Yealy, the director of emergency medicine for UPMC, addresses the local emergence of COVID-19 Listening to him, from left, are County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Dr. Debra Bogen, the incoming director fo the Allegheny County Health Apartment, and Allegheny County Health Department epidemiologist Dr. Kristen Mertz. 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.
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Community got ready for a total shutdown
Saturday March 14 was the last day that the libraries were open. The state's wine and spirits stores were open until Tuesday, March 17. The governor asked non-essential businesses to close their physical locations and too few complied, so he ordered a statewide shutdown.
Though newspapers were deemed essential, give Print's leadtime we know we can't get you up-to-the-minute information in a time like this, so we are closing and limiting our own movement to help limit the spread of the disease.
See the full story of how the East End prepared in the March 19 edition of Print.
You can't completely cancel St. Patrick's Day
The parade was canceled to limit the spread of the coronavirus, but that could not dampen the spirit of Kelly Henderson of East Liberty who, with a party of friends who were attending the Cr, serenaded Centre Avenue with some classic tunes. She also accepted donations - of toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
Read more about the East End by checking out Print every week.
Shady Hill redevelopment takes a step forward
Pittsburgh City Council approved a change in the zoning for the shopping plaza, which is also known as the Shakespeare Street Giant Eagle. The change will allow Echo REalty, the real estate arm of Giant Eagle, to build a new grocery store along with an additional 75,000 square feet of retail stores that will be on the ground floor with five stories of apartments above
The rest of the story is available in Print, on newsstands in the East End.
Plus . . . the Squirrel Hill Historical Society looks at the history of the neighborhoods streets. . . . Whatever happened to Thomas Page Sons? . . . And our regular features: School Lunch Menus, What's Happening in Our Community, the Police Crime Blotter, Sudoku and Crossword Puzzles.
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