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Posted on: April 1, 2020

McKeesport secures funds to support revitalization

Mayor Cherepko and Senator Brewster walk along Fifth Avenue

When Mayor Michael Cherepko introduced the McKeesport Rising Project, it renewed enthusiasm for neighborhood improvements and economic development. Now, over the course of a six-year grant period McKeesport will receive $2.7 million for these efforts.

When McKeesport Mayor Michael Cherepko introduced the McKeesport Rising Project with the city’s 2018 budget, it was presented with visions of a resilient phoenix rising from the blight of a tired Rust Belt town to reveal a renewed enthusiasm for...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

McKeesport Mayor, Police take Easter Bunny on City Tour

Mayor Cherepko drives Easter Bunny to wave at residents on Washington Street

Mayor Michael Cherepko and members of the McKeesport Police Department escorted the Easter Bunny to say hello to families on their porches, in their front yards, and through their windows on April 6, 2020.

It was wonderful to drive through McKeesport’s neighborhoods on April 6 to share a little joy with local families, McKeesport Mayor Michael Cherepko said.

Mayor Cherepko, Councilman Brian Evans, and McKeesport Police Department Lt.’s Fr...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

McKeesport forms lead safety coalition

Michelle Naccarati-Chapkis outlines ideas on Post-It notes on a white board.

The Women for a Healthy Environment have partnered with the City of McKeesport, McKeesport Area School District, and McKeesport Housing Authority to form the Lead Safe McKeesport Coalition -- forming subcommittees in outreach, education, and housing.

Following the example of the Lead Safe Allegheny Coalition, the Women for a Healthy Environment have partnered with the City of McKeesport, McKeesport Area School District, and McKeesport Housing Authority to form the Lead Safe McKeesport Coalition.

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