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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Davis, Mumin visit McKeesport Area High School

State officials talk with McKeesport students

State officials visit McKeesport Area High School for a special presentation on arts education requirements, opportunities, and initiatives.

On the afternoon of October 31, Mayor Cherepko was proud to sit in on a program that illustrated McKeesport Area School District’s commitment to the arts in education.
Capped with an on-stage discussion among four students, Pennsylvania Lt. Gover...
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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 23, 2023

McKeesport partners with UPMC, Community Organizations, for $125K award

Medical professionals discuss community health

On October 23, 2023, Mayor Cherepko announced McKeesport's award from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's "Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans" to address chronic disease and social determinants of health.

The City of McKeesport, in partnership with UPMC and Community Organizations, has been awarded $125,000 to address social determinants of health.
On October 23, Mayor Cherepko announced McKeesport's award from the Center for Disease Control and Pr...
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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 21, 2023

St. Stephen's celebrates 150 years

Members of the St. Stephen's Church vestry gather at the Heritage Center

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church of McKeesport celebrated its 150th anniversary this year.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church of McKeesport celebrated its 150th anniversary with an October 21 reception at the McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center and an October 22 service at its Walnut Street church.

The congregation held its f...
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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 4, 2023

Mayor Honors First-Responders After Fire

Mayor and Fire Chief present proclamation to Deputy Chief Gene Esken

During the October meeting of McKeesport City Council, Mayor Cherepko presented proclamations to those who responded to the the September 8 fire at the McKeesport Housing Authority’s McKeesport Towers high-rise apartment complex.

During the October meeting of McKeesport City Council, Mayor Cherepko presented proclamations to those who responded to the the September 8 fire at the McKeesport Housing Authority’s McKeesport Towers high-rise apartment complex.

Upon arrival on ...
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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: October 4, 2023

Steele named McKeesport Police Chief

Chief Mark Steele is sworn in by Magesterial District Judge Eugene Riazzi

Chief Mark Steele accepted his oath of office to serve the City of McKeesport as the head of our police department.
During the October 4 meeting of McKeesport City Council, Mayor Cherepko spoke of Steele’s accomplishments as an officer, narcotics...
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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Corner Donut Shop Celebrates Five Years

Customer and Owner of Donut Shop display old photos

“Donut” forget about a special anniversary in McKeesport!

The Corner Donut Shop, 1709 Eden Park Blvd., celebrated five years in business on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023, with customer appreciation raffles and a free glazed donut with every purchase.Owner Shelly Demeri opened the shop on September 18, 2018, after many...
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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Kim and Tony Celebrate Nail Spa Anniversary

Customers gather at nail salon

Kim and Tony’s Nail Spa celebrated one year of business in McKeesport with an open house on September 9. The catered event included a staff- and client-appreciation reception.

Kim and Tony’s full-service nail salon, located at 3515 Waln...
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The Mayor's Office
Posted on: August 10, 2023

McKeesport hosts 63rd International Village

Ethnic dancers perform on stage

McKeesport celebrated sights, sounds, and tastes from around the world with its 63rd annual International Village heritage festival.

The City of McKeesport welcomed the 63rd International Village to Stephen Barry Field in Renziehausen Park on August 15, 16, and 17, 2023.

This heritage festival honors various countries around the world by celebrating with ethnic food, traditional dances,...

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