Lavelle Introduces Will of Council in Support of Rivers Casino Employees
Councilman Lavelle introduced on May 14 a Will of Council expressing the City's support of the right of Rivers Casino Workers to unionize. The statement calls on the Rivers Casino to provide a fair process for employees to form a union.
Groundbreaking of Addison Terrace Development
On April 22nd, Councilman Lavelle participated in the Addison Terrace groundbreaking ceremony. It is one more sign of the rebirth taking place in the Hill District, joining the YMCA on Centre, the Shop n Save on Centre, and the coming development of the former Civic Arena site as economic engines for the neighborhood and the Pittsburgh region. To view pictures of the ceremony, please visit our photos page.
Fit-in-Six 2013 Youth Basketball Tournament
As part of Councilman Lavelle's Fit-in-Six health and wellness initiative, the District 6 office hosted its 2nd annual 3 on 3 Youth Basketball Tournament on April 13 at the Thelma Lovette YMCA in the Hill District. Youth were split into age brackets from 10 to 18 years old as they came together to participate in a positive, healthy day of sport. For more images of the tournament, please check out the photos section of the website.
Lavelle Hosts Community Meeting on Lower Hill District Development
On April 10 at the Kaufmann Auditorium in the Hill District, Councilman Lavelle hosted, together with the Hill CDC, a community meeting to update residents and receive feedback from residents on the development of the 28 acres site of the former Civic Arena.
Councilman Lavelle Participates in WESA "Black Middle Class" Forum
Councilman Lavelle participated in a public forum on the Black Middle Class in Pittsburgh hosted by radio station WESA. To listen to a recording of the broadcast, please click on the "Read More" link below.
Councilman Lavelle Supports Legal Appeal to UPMC Charitable Status
Councilman Lavelle stoodwith leaders in the City, County, and the community in support of the Mayor’s announcement to legally challenge UPMC’s status as a non-profit public charity. As concern over UPMC’s business practices grows, the legal challenge is intended to ensure that UPMC is not taking advantage of tax exemptions given to charities that make Pittsburgh stronger and healthier.
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