Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

NORTH AT A GLANCE [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

NORTH AT A GLANCE [Derived Headline]

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HELP FOR INDIVIDUALS LOOKING FOR A JOB

Around the North - WorkAble is offering to assist individuals who are underemployed and unemployed with a series of programs and workshops at the North Hills Community Outreach Millvale Community Center, 416 Lincoln Ave.

. Job Search Strategies - 9:30 a.m. to noon March 5.

. Resumes & Cover Letters - 9:30 a.m. to noon March 11.

. The Art of Networking - 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday and March 19.

. Interviewing 101- 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday and March 25.

. Orientations (to learn more about WorkAble's free services) - 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and March 5 and 25.

Information or registration: 412-408-3830, extension 3219 or hzgibbs@nhco.org.

WorkAble is a United Way-funded partnership of North Hills Community Outreach, Jewish Family & Children's Services, and South Hills Interfaith Ministries. Information: www.workableac.com.

SAFETY IMPROVEMENT GRANTS FOR TOWNS

Cranberry and Millvale - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded $8.8 million in Automated Red Light Enforcement funds to 24 municipalities statewide - two of them in North.

Millvale will receive $59,900 to improve traffic signals at Grant Avenue and Sherman Street and Evergreen and North avenues. The borough also will study traffic flow at the intersections.

Cranberry will receive $25,250 to improve traffic signal coordination by installing an adaptive control system, which adjusts signal timing based on traffic demand at nine intersections on Freedom Road.

Under state law, fines from red light violations at 25 intersections in Philadelphia supply the grant funding.

Pennsylvania's enforcement funds program aims to improve safety at intersections with signals by providing automated enforcement at locations where data shows red-light running has been an issue.

The law specifies that projects improving safety, enhancing mobility and reducing congestion can be considered for funding.

Municipalities submitted more than 131 applications, totaling approximately $22.8 million.

Projects were selected by an eight-member committee based on criteria such as benefits and effectiveness, cost, local and regional impact, and cost sharing. …

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