Both described the meeting as an effort to forge a more productive approach to the issues of county government.
A state House bill would provide for second-class township supervisors to be elected to two-year terms.
Darlene Harris opened a new front Wednesday in her feud with the Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections.
Democrats have until noon Friday to submit resumes and interest letters to replace the late Barbara Daly Danko on Allegheny County Council.
Picture this scrolling hundreds of feet above the iconic confluence of Pittsburgh’s three rivers: “Chipped ham, $1.39 a pound.”
Former Mars Area superintendent William Pettigrew also was nominated to a seat on that board. He retired in 2013 after 26 years in the job.
Some new faces will be on the ballot in the West municipal, school board and district judge elections in the fall.
Republican commissioners Charles Anderson and Tyler Courtney will face Democratic Commissioner Ted Kopas and Gina Cerilli in the fall.
In Westmoreland County, county Controller Jeffrey Balzer and Sheriff Jonathan Held won the Republican nominations on Tuesday.
The number of candidates for seats on Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court has been whittled down from the nine who ran in the primary.
The three county commissioners will appear on the ballot in November along with Republican Mike McCormick.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto failed to pull their preferred candidates to victory Tuesday.
Hours after the liquor sales referendum passed in Bellevue, Grille 565 is first in line to apply for a bar license.
Incumbent Michael Lamb fends off city Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak for likely what will be a third term.
Allegheny County Councilman Bob Macey resigned today from his part-time job in a state senator’s office.
Commissioners Charles Anderson and Tyler Courtney took the two Republican nominations while Gina Cerilli and Ted Kopas won among Democrats.
Democrats Larry Maggi and Harlan Shober and Republican Diana Irey Vaughan won nominations, along with Republican newcomer Mike McCormick.
Allegheny County elections manager Mark Wolosik predicted a 25 percent turnout in today’s election.
Barbara Daly Danko, 61, of Regent Square, was running for a second term on the council when she died of a cancer-related illness May 6.
Ms. Wagner claimed a win against a candidate who was supported by her bitter rival, county Executive Rich Fitzgerald.
Supporters of the referendum in both communities emphasized the potential for economic development if restaurants could sell liquor.
Polls are open until 8 p.m. and heading the ballot are wide-open contests for three nominations for the state Supreme Court.
Pittsburgh Councilman Corey O’Connor says he hasn’t approved any literature with an endorsement despite a postcard from Mr. Murray.
The Allegheny County Democratic chairwoman is urging the party’s support Caroline Mitchell over Barbara Daly Danko, who is deceased.
If the late Barbara Danko wins the most votes county council will choose a candidate to serve the remaining months of her current term.
The commissioners have canceled their regular meeting June 22 to discuss the matter, which has divided the community.
Several members of Peters council said they didn’t see how such a large store and gas station would fit on the site.
The municipality says the communications company has not paid franchise fees it owes.
“Without question, we’re on the right path,” Mayor Michael Cherepko says.
Geotabs track things like fuel efficiency in vehicles, rapid acceleration, airbag deployment, seat belt usage and other aspects.
The debate Tuesday night was expected to be the Democrats’ last face-to-face meeting before next week's primary election.
Matt Barron, a policy manager, and Leigh Halverson, deputy chief of staff for economic development, are leaving at the end of the month.
The mayor and county executive are supporting their candidates through a network of committees.
Judith K. Ginyard told police she thought Councilman Ricky Burgess was stealing a campaign sign from her yard, but no charges will be filed.
Michael McMullen, a district judge candidate from Hampton, faces criticism, withdrawn endorsements after robocall dispute.
Bobby Wilson and Randy Zotter want Councilwoman Darlene Harris out because her battles with Mayor Bill Peduto have held back the North Side.
Chelsa Wagner and Mark Patrick Flaherty debate professionalism and politics as they seek the Democratic nomination for county controller.
In the county controller race, challenger Mark Patrick Flaherty has a large financial advantage over incumbent Chelsa Wagner.
In a statement at an arbitration hearing, Mayor Bill Peduto said the police union is attacking the city’s finances instead of negotiating.
Ms. Daly Danko, a Democrat from Regent Square, died Wednesday at the age of 61.
Mary Anne Eisenreich and Cindy Kirk are seeking the Republican nomination to replace Jan Rea in District 1, where no Democrat has filed.
Few candidates face opposition in the primary.
All incumbents have opposition on the primary ballot.
Taxes and contract negotiations and public safety were among the topics Monroeville residents discussed at the senior center.
Ms. Daly Danko, a Democrat from Regent Square, was running for a second term as council representative in District 11.
Several changes were made to the bill, including which employees would be exempt and language about who pays for the training.
Controller Chelsa Wagner also raised concerns about Allegheny County using one-time revenue sources to make its budget work.
The Pittsburgh mayor acknowledges he erred in criticizing Democratic legislators.
The measure requiring restaurants to post A-B-C letter grades on health inspections failed in a 12-1 vote of Allegheny County Council.
Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak says incumbent Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb doesn’t work closely enough with city administration.